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Schools show TCAP gains, improvement needs

Officials with Wilson County Schools and Lebanon Special School District lauded their respective school systems’ progress made in the 2014 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program, or TCAP, while also noting that improvements remain necessary.

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WEMA Station 1 to open, responders to be honored

State legislators announced Wednesday that they will honor the first responders who helped save the life of 2-year-old Addilyn Gray, who nearly drowned in a swimming pool in April. 

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Hunt is NAIA Coach of the Year
Hunt is NAIA Coach of the Year
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Restaurants, grocery help out TN Champs
Restaurants, grocery help out TN Champs

Two local restaurants and a grocery chain are lending their support to fund-raising efforts for the Lebanon American 12U all-stars.
    
Crowned champions of the Dixie Youth “O” Zone state tournament last week in Sweetwater, the Lebanon Youth Baseball squad will open play Saturday, Aug. 6 in the Dixie Youth World Series in South Carolina.

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UPDATED -- Local sports in brief

LG&CC men’s invitational this weekend
Spots remain open for entrants in this weekend’s Men’s Invitational at the Lebanon Golf & Country Club. The stroke play tournament will cover 36 holes on Saturday and Sunday with flights determined by the number of participants. Entry fee includes lunch on Saturday as well as a practice round. Players should call the pro shop at 444-5010 for tee times.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation.

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Hastings earns annual Chris Price Award
Hastings earns annual Chris Price Award

LEBANON -- Rising seventh grader Jeremiah Hastings was the recipient of the fifth annual Chris Price Award / Scholarship presented Saturday, July 26 by the family of the late two-sport Lebanon High athlete Chris Price.

The presentation was held at the James E. Ward Ag. Center as part of the Wilson County Black History Committee’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Early voting results show interesting turnouts

Only four days remain for early voting in the County General/Federal & State Primary Aug. 7 election, and results so far show some interesting turnout numbers for certain races.

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MJ Commission renews city manager's contract

MT. JULIET -- Mt. Juliet City Commission renewed City Manager Kenny Martin’s contract Monday night and authorized him to facilitate construction of a new sidewalk that will make it safer for students to walk to and from Mt. Juliet High School on Golden Bear Gateway.

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COE construction kicks off
COE construction kicks off
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Tax-free weekend starts Friday

Tennessee’s 9th annual Sales Tax Holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m., Friday, Aug. 1, and end at 11:59 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3.

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Community Calendar -- July 30
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Man injured in shooting, suspect sought

A man shot multiple times Monday night is already out of the hospital as an investigation into the incident continues.

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Were You Raised in a Barn?
Were You Raised in a Barn?

 

There was not a whole lot to be found this past Saturday morning as Anthony Gray and I went through the Cedars of Lebanon State Park on our usual bird foray.

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Elvin’s reality show

Elvin was confused. No, Elvin was scared. No, to be totally honest, Elvin was terrified.
    
The bear, later estimated to be between 9.5 and 10-feet tall and weighing about 1,000-pounds was neither of the three. He was hungry.

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Titans refute national media

The consensus among national media that cover the NFL is gloomy when it comes to the Titans.

Another losing season, they say. They forecast another season without making the playoffs. No surprise. The Titans haven’t gone there since 2008.

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Marianne Kay Wise, 66

A celebration of life will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, August 2 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mrs. Wise, 66, of Mt. Juliet.  A retired Registered Nurse, including 27 years at Summit Medical Center, and the wife of Allan Wise, she died July 27, 2014.

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Maj. David L. Devendorf (Ret.), 85

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, August 1 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Maj. Devendorf, 85, of Hermitage. Retired from the US Air Force with 20 years of service and also retired from the Federal Aviation Administration, he died July 25, 2014.

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Sis. Doris Winfree Grisham, 82

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, July 31 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Sis. Grisham, 82, of Lebanon. A Smith County native and an Emmanuel Church of Christ minister, she died Monday, July 28, 2014, at University Medical Center.

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Charles Dale Allmon, 75

Funeral services will be held 5 p.m. Thursday, July 31 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet for Mr. Allmon, 75, of Hermitage. Retired after 32 years at Ford Glass, he died July 28, 2014.

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Joe E. Sullins, Jr., 87

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Sullins, 87, of Mt. Juliet.  A member of Silver Springs Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, he died July 26, 2014.

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Joseph Lee Lemmonds, Sr., 62

A memorial service was held Monday evening, July 28 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Lemmonds, 62, of Hermitage.
A member of Victory Baptist Church and a decorated veteran of the U.S. Army, he died July 25, 2014.

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Karen Sue Davis, 65

Funeral services were held Monday evening, July 28 at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mrs. Davis, 65, of Lebanon.  The wife of Donald Davis, she died July 26, 2014.

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Harry N. Rogers, 88

Private graveside services were held Saturday, July 26 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery for Mr. Rogers, 88, of Lebanon.

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Catherine Kaye Orvis, 66

Mrs. Orvis, 66, of Mt. Juliet died July 27, 2014.

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Charles Alfred Binkley, 56

Private funeral services were planned for Mr. Binkley, 56, of Lebanon.  He died July 26, 2014.

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