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Council postpones 2nd budget reading

Since Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead was in Las Vegas attending a conference to promote the city among businesses looking for a place to locate, Tuesday's city council meeting was chaired by Ward 6 Councilor Kathy Warmath, the mayor pro tem.

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SPRING FLING XXII -- Track & field results
SPRING FLING XXII -- Track & field results

MURFREESBORO -- Lebanon High senior Mark Britt ran a 9:32.83 to bring home a fifth place finish in the 3200M (two mile) Friday evening in the TSSAA Class AAA track and field championships at Dean A. Hayes Stadium.

The UT-Chattanooga signee had the top finish of all Wilson Countians participating in the 22nd annual Spring Fling running / jumping / thowing events.

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Lady 'Cats hang on for title
Lady 'Cats hang on for title

Wilson Central 6, Dickson Co. 5
MURFREESBORO -- Wilson Central led 6-0 early and held on for a 6-5 victory over defending state champion Dickson County Friday afternoon to win the TSSAA Class AAA softball title at Starplex.

The Lady Wildcats weathered the Cougar storm to end the season 41-7-1 while Dickson County went home 43-6.

"Dickson County is such a good team," Central coach Michael Shepard said. "We knew we'd have to score some runs. They've been coming from behind all week.

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FCS does it the hard way
FCS does it the hard way

Two walk-off wins in DII-A finals
MURFREESBORO -- Friendship Christian's Lady Commanders endured two gut-wrenching wins in the Division II-A softball finals to wrestle the 2015 state championship away from The King's Academy Friday afternoon at Starplex.

Courtney Petty led off the bottom of the seventh inning with a walk-off solo home run to lift her team to a 3-2 victory over the Lady Lions Friday morning in the first game of the finals and forced the "if necessary" game later that day.

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Northtown historic building transforms into unique restaurant
Northtown historic building transforms into unique restaurant

A historic building in the heart of Mt. Juliet's Northtown District is primed to be Crossroads Bistro and Ale.

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Potential 'bypass' could relieve MJ traffic
Potential 'bypass' could relieve MJ traffic

A Mt. Juliet businessman plans to donate expensive property to the city of Mt. Juliet in hopes to bring a public connector road between the Providence area and Beckwith Road.

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WATERWORLD
WATERWORLD

Eager to make a big splash for the summer?

Well, Nashville Shores can get you all wet in more ways than you can imagine

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Switched at birth
Switched at birth

It was so good to have a little spell of rain this past weekend. It seems that the rain that falls is so much better for our gardens than what comes out of our hosepipes. People from other areas have trouble understanding the concept of a hosepipe. I have always called it that.

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No one injured in Charlie Daniels Park parking lot crash

Mt. Juliet Police responded to a two-car crash with possible injuries in the Charlie Daniels Park parking lot on Friday before noon.

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MJ carjacking suspect charged
MJ carjacking suspect charged

An attempted carjacking suspect was apprehended in Mt. Juliet Tuesday after a short search.

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MJPD arrests Nashville man for heroin possession
MJPD arrests Nashville man for heroin possession

While investigating a crash on Wednesday afternoon, an officer with the Mt. Juliet Police Department found heroin hidden in a flashlight after the driver gave consent to have her car searched.

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Memoria Day Weekend safety first priority
Memoria Day Weekend safety first priority

The Wilson County Sheriff's Department will have a presence on Old Hickory Lake over Memorial Day weekend.

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Joseph D. Collins, 84

A funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Saturday May 23 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church for Mr. Collins, 84, of Lebanon.

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Isaac Albert "Al" Gatlin II, 67

Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, May 23 at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway, for Mr. Gatlin, 67, of Lebanon.

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Kathy Phyllis Steinson, 62

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 23 at Immanuel Baptist Church for Mrs. Steinson, 62, of Lebanon.

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Katherine Reid Griffin, 84

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, May 22 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Griffin, 84, of Milton, Florida.

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SPRING FLING -- Track events set Friday
SPRING FLING -- Track events set Friday
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TXR Run Club welcomes ultrarunner, FCS teacher Armstrong
TXR Run Club welcomes ultrarunner, FCS teacher Armstrong

Students from several schools in Wilson County recently celebrated their season participating in the Tennessee State Parks Run Club with a special visit from a USA National 24-hour Running Team member.

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FCS softball moves to loser's bracket
FCS softball moves to loser's bracket

King's Acd. 10, Friendship 0
MURFREESBORO -- Friendship Christian dropped into the loser's bracket of the Division II-A state softball tournament following Thursday morning's 10-0 loss to The King's Academy in the finals of the winner's bracket.

The Lady Commanders fell to 34-9 on the season and will play a loser-out game Thursday afternoon at Starplex.

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Lady 'Cats chalk up wins
Lady 'Cats chalk up wins

WCHS vs. Ooltewah at 5:30
MURFREESBORO -- Peaking at the perfect time of the year, Wilson Central opened the 2015 TSSAA Class AAA state softball tournament with two wins, including a 10-5 victory over hometown Siegel Wednesday at the McKnight Complex.

The Lady Wildcats improved to 39-7-1 and are scheduled to play Ooltewah (40-8) Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the finals of the winner's bracket. Win or lose Thursday, Coach Michael Shepard's team will be in action Friday -- either in finals at 3 p.m. or in the loser's bracket at 9 a.m.

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Preparing for the worst
Preparing for the worst

Imagine being on the Music City Star in route from Nashville to Lebanon when, unexpectedly, you hear gunshots coming from the car behind you. What would you do?

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Bond deferral for Expo Center fended off
Bond deferral for Expo Center fended off

The Wilson County commissioners were in a contentious mood Monday night. They hotly debated both the bond issue for the proposed Expo Center and a proposed amendment to the bond ordinance. But in the end, they turned down the amendment by a 16-8 vote and approved issuing the bond, 17-6.

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Operate till you drop

The call came from my nursing friend at church. Would I consider going to Guatemala again for a surgical trip? I figured that by the first of May I would have covered most of the bases for spring activity.

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