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New school board districts approved New school board districts approved

From five have come seven --

The redistricting of Wilson County School Board seats has been accomplished with the County Commission's unanimous approval Monday night of the new districts that were recommended to the commission by the Education Committee chaired by District 20 Commissioner Annette Stafford.

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  • New school board districts approved New school board districts approved

    From five have come seven --

    The redistricting of Wilson County School Board seats has been accomplished with the County Commission's unanimous approval Monday night of the new districts that were recommended to the commission by the Education Committee chaired by District 20 Commissioner Annette Stafford.

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  • Music came naturally for Melvin Sloan Music came naturally for Melvin Sloan

    "My family, we been in music forever. We're eat up with it," says Melvin Sloan, speaking the gospel truth. "We was always making music everywhere: always music, music, music."

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  • FCS repeats as DII bowling champion FCS repeats as DII bowling champion Read More »
  • Armstrong to race for U.S. Team in Italy Armstrong to race for U.S. Team in Italy

    Greg Armstrong, teacher and cross-country coach at Friendship Christian School, was just named to the 2015 United States National 24-Hour Running Team that will compete in the IAU World Championship in Turin, Italy, on April 11.

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  • CU names Presidential Search Committee CU names Presidential Search Committee Read More »
 

Golden Girls Club to teach etiquitte

Lori Seay has dedicated her time over the years to helping young girls feel empowered to pursue their dreams. Seay, whose children are now grown, said she never did it publicly or for praise from her peers. She simply wanted to instill old fashioned values in today's youth and teach girls how to be young ladies.

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MJ launches anti-littering campaign
MJ launches anti-littering campaign

While Mt. Juliet's city manager doesn't want to come across as a "litter tyrant," he's launched an aggressive citywide anti-litter campaign that will officially launch April 1 with a cleanup day.

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Northtown Starbucks back on track
Northtown Starbucks back on track

Northtown Starbucks got back on track when Mt. Juliet city commissioners approved the popular coffee shop on first reading Monday night.

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Patricia Price leaves $5K to WHS
Patricia Price leaves $5K to WHS
Trish Price

Donation will go to scholarship fund --
As a graduate and teacher at Watertown High School, Patricia "Trish" Price was a Purple Tiger through and through.

At her passing October 23, 2014 at 78 years old, Price indicated in her will that she wanted to leave a $5,000 gift to the school that gave so much to her.

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Tuesday night prep results
Tuesday night prep results

GIRLS SCORES --
Lebanon 51, Station Camp 48
Mt. Juliet 48, Beech 34
Wilson Central 49, Gallatin 23
Jackson County 49, Watertown 40
Friendship Christian 41, Providence Christian 31
MJ Christian 63, Christian Community 17

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Wilson County sports in brief
Wilson County sports in brief

Lebanon Youth Baseball signups --
Lebanon Youth Baseball signups are currently underway online at lebanonyouthbaseball.net. Tryouts will be held at Baird Park on Saturday, Feb. 7 for 7-12 year old divisions and Sunday, Feb. 8 for the 6 year old division.

More details regarding signups and tryouts can be found on the website. No child pays to play in the Lebanon Youth Baseball League.

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WCHS wrestling headed to state duals
WCHS wrestling headed to state duals

Wildcats take on Germantown Houston --
Wilson Central's wrestling team will take on Germantown Houston Friday afternoon in a first round match of the Class AAA State Duals.

Action is set for 5:30 p.m. at the Williamson County Expo Center in Franklin as the Wildcats make a fourth consecutive trip to the state duals.

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Locals commit to OVC schools
Locals commit to OVC schools

Davis to APSU, Dubay to UTM
Lebanon High senior tailback Taye Davis has verbally committed to continue his football career and education at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville.

He is expected to ink his National Letter of Intent during ceremonies planned Wednesday, Feb. 4 -- National Signing Day.

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