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No need to hurry

If the old man knew he was being watched, he gave no sign. There was nothing special about him, nothing that would catch your eye. In fact, he was rather nondescript. His white hair was a little long, in need of a combing and his bib overalls were standard issue, Big Smiths or Oshkosh. Something about him caught my attention.

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Paul Bryan Granstaff, 77

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Granstaff, 77, of Watertown.

A retired police officer and former operator of the Watertown CeeBee Grocery, he died Monday evening, July 21, 2014 at his residence.

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Raymond Dobson Evans, 84

A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at the at Gladeville United Methodist Church, 8770 Stewarts Ferry Pike, for Mr. Evans, 84, of Lebanon.

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Lavon Hardin, 91

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 23 at Hunter Funeral Home for Mrs. Hardin, 91, of Watertown.
Born in Lawrenceburg, the widow of Mr. William Doyle Hardin died Sunday evening, July 20, 2014 at The Pavilion in Lebanon.

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Paul J. Harp, 75

Graveside services were held Monday afternoon, July 21 at Wilson County Memorial Gardens for Mr. Harp, 75, of Lebanon.  Co-owner of Lebanon Electric Motor Service, he died July 19, 2014.

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JoAnn Thomas, 67

Graveside services were held Monday afternoon, July 21 at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens for Mrs. Thomas, 67, of Lebanon.  Widow of the late Gary Thomas and owner of The Baseball Card Shack, she died Friday July 18, 2014.

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Crime Stoppers offers reward in robbery

Wilson County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information regarding an armed robbery at a market in Mt. Juliet that occurred in May.

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Fair donates to Ward Ag Ctr., county govt.
Fair donates to Ward Ag Ctr., county govt.
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Cliff Swallows on the Move
Cliff Swallows on the Move

 

Saturday morning arrived with the unceasing pitter patter of raindrops hitting my bedroom window. It would be a perfect day for a bed-in, but plans had already been laid for a day of bird watching with my best friend Anthony Gray.

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TSWA honors seven local athletes
TSWA honors seven local athletes

Seven Wilson County high school athletes have been recognized as all-state in their respective sports by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.
    
Among the honorees are:

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Questions abound in the SEC

The annual Southeastern Conference Football Media Days have always been met with excitement by the media that covers the most successful league in college football.

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WPIM - Wilson County Sheriff Robert Bryan

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Lebanon Lions win 15U BR state
Lebanon Lions win 15U BR state
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WPIM - Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto

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WPIM - Election 2014

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Elam “Duke” Ray, 82

A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, July 20 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Ray, 82, of Lebanon.

A US Army veteran of the Korean War and owner of Duke Ray Motors, he died Saturday, July 5, 2014. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until the service.

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Hutto: 1,700 new jobs added since 2011

MT. JULIET -- The theme of County Mayor Randall Hutto’s State of the County address Wednesday was that Wilson County is a great place to live and do business.

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Community Calendar -- July 18
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Early Voting begins July 18

Early voting for the Aug. 7 Federal and State Republican and Democratic Primaries and the Wilson County General Election begins Friday.

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WHS open house is Sunday
WHS open house is Sunday

WATERTOWN -- It has been nearly two years since Wilson County School officials held up their shovels to break ground on the new Watertown High School – and on Sunday, the finished product will be revealed.

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Hummers and More

 

Where, oh where have the Hummingbirds gone? I have answered that question over and over this spring and now even through the start of summer.

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Wilson Co. sports in brief

Special Olympics social set July 27
Special Olympics of Wilson County is hosting a welcome back social for any athletes interested in participating in basketball, bocce or swimming. Anyone willing to help with Special Olympics please join the fun too. The social will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at Don Fox Park. Athletes should bring snacks to share.
Contact Melody Engle at 615-517-0317 with any questions.

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Doldrums, dog days and just plain hot

Hunnert and fo degrees in the front of the boat. I set the hook . . . hard.
    
You can catch fish in the heat of the day. I have done it. It is not easy and it is not as much fun as you might think. On the day the thermometer read 104-degrees, I came close to a heat stroke. But we did catch a few fish and they were good ones.

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MJPD seeks info on stolen wallet

Investigators with the Mt. Juliet Police Department are looking to identify a man who may know the whereabouts of a stolen wallet that contained a large amount of cash.

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Woman of Wilson: Delaine Freeman Smith

“Green Acres is the place to be. Farm living is the life for me. Land spreading out so far and wide – keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside!”

Lyrics used in the theme song for the 1960s television show Green Acres could also apply to a special Lebanon lady, Delaine Freeman Smith.

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