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Fatal accident victim ID’d
Fatal accident victim ID’d
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Wilson Co. sports in brief

Two aces at Five Oaks
Steve Everette recorded a hole-in-one Wednesday, Aug. 13 at Lebanon’s Five Oaks Golf & Country Club. Everette used a 5-iron to ace the par three No, 13, playing from 184 yards. Witnesses included: M.F. Donnell, Mike Dover and Buddy Stephens.

Back on Aug. 2, Jerry Higgins scored a hole-in-one on the 158 yard par 3 No. 16,  using a 7 iron. Witnesses: John Chapman and Robin Carr.

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Happy Birthday to No. 83
Happy Birthday to No. 83

Happy 52nd birthday to John B. Bryan, "No. 83 in your program, No. 1 in your heart". John had the slowest punt return for a TD in the history of Lebanon High football vs. DuPont -- 1979 at Nokes-Lasater Field.

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Britt runs to Top 10 finish in Smyrna

Voyles Classic X-County race
SMYRNA -- Lebanon High senior Mark Britt logged a 16:41.17 and finished eighth  overall in a field of 410 runners in the annual Voyles Classic Cross Country Meet Saturday at Sharp Springs Park.
    
Britt, a two-time state qualifier, was joined in the top 50 by two teammates as the Blue Devil harriers placed 10th out of 56 teams.

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County passes budget; fails to pass raise for squires

The last meeting of the current Wilson County Commission saw the passage of the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget, which included a 1.5 percent raise for all general fund and library employees by a vote of 21-3 with one abstention.

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Now MJ has a Political Impact Zone

MT. JULIET -- In one of its shortest meetings in recent history, 26 minutes start to finish, the Mt. Juliet City Commission agreed Monday night to change the name of the so-called First Amendment area in Charlie Daniels Park and in front of the new Police Headquarters to the Political Impact Zone.

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Commission accepts Challenge
Commission accepts Challenge
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FCS hosts Wilson Central Aug. 27

Friendship Christian is scheduled to host Wilson Central High Wednesday, Aug. 27 in a cross-county volleyball match.  Action will start at 5 p.m. at the Bay Family Sportsplex on the FCS campus.

The Lady Commanders tuned up for Wednesday's match with a 4-1 victory at Lancaster Christian Academy Tuesday evening in Smyrna.

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Back to Birding, I Hope
Back to Birding, I Hope

Some things come and some things go. I am talking about the Wilson County Fair which scooted out of here this past Saturday night.

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The war starts at Noon Monday
The war starts at Noon Monday

It will sound like a small war. Enough gun powder will be burnt to supply a small army. In fact, there will be a small army out and about when dove season 2014 opens at noon September 1.

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Two disturbing incidents

The NFL has had its share of players who have broken the law. Some have served jail time for murder, domestic abuse, using and selling drugs.
    
College football has similar problems. Four Notre Dame football players face expulsion from the program and the school for academic cheating.

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Joyce Ward Knowles, 60

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 27 at Lebanon's Christian Life Chapel for Mrs. Knowles, 60, of Ripley.  She died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.

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Susie Katherine Corley, 89

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, Aug. 25 at Watertown's Hunter Funeral Home for Mrs. Corley, 89, of Donelson.

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Edna Nichols Shorter, 80

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, Aug. 25 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Shorter, 80.

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Dorothy Bradney Rohs, 90

Mrs. Rohs, 90 of Lebanon, died Aug. 21, 2014. A native of Denver, Colorado, she was the daughter of the late Cleo Forest Bradney and Bessie Eldora Beers Bradney.

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Mary Worley, 71

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, Aug. 24 at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mrs. Worley, 71. The widow of the late Bill Worley, she died Aug. 20, 2014.

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Ellen Warren Wright, 83

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Wright, 83, of Lebanon.

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West Main Street paving project set

Tennessee Department of Transportation has begun preparation for resurfacing West Main Street in Lebanon.

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PREP FOOTBALL – MJ & FCS post wins
PREP FOOTBALL – MJ & FCS post wins

Mt. Juliet 56, Lebanon 23
MT. JULIET – Averaging over seven yards per offensive snap Mt. Juliet powered past rival Lebanon 56-23 Friday in the 2014 season-opener.

The victory marked the sixth in a row for the Bears in the cross-country rivalry, moving Mt. Juliet ahead 22-16 since the series was renewed back in 1977.

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A pond for all seasons
A pond for all seasons

In an hour or so, it would be sweltering. Fog lay in patches, low on the water hotter than a bath. The pond, three acres in size, was slick as a mirror. Not a breath of air stirred and the buzzbait made the only wake on the surface as it returned to the Pond Tracker boat.

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Storms soak county

Clean-up continued Thursday after thunderstorms moved through Wilson County with lightning likely sparking a fire at a home in Mt. Juliet.

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Sports complex, hotel added to Cumberland Ctr. plan

A meeting will be held at 8 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27, in Lebanon City Hall to discuss preliminary details of a sports complex and hotel considering a Lebanon location.

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Hillcrest Baptist to honor Denton on 25th anniversary
Hillcrest Baptist to honor Denton on 25th anniversary

The congregation of Hillcrest Baptist Church will honor longtime Pastor Glenn Denton this Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

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Community Calendar -- Aug. 22
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William Kenneth “Bill” Clemmons, 70

Funeral services have been set for 12 Noon Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Rutland Baptist Church, 800 Rutland Road, Mt. Juliet, for Mr. Clemmons, 70.  He died August 18, 2014 at the Alive Hospice Facility in Madison.

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