For Mt. Juliet rock singer/songwriter Justin Forrest, signing with Nashville Music Row booking agency Buddy Lee Attractions was akin to a college degree.
Husband and wife Mike and Kathy Hunter possess more than a combined 100 years of experience in helping families bid their loved ones the final good-bye.
He wrote it in the back of his tour bus more than three decades ago and, on July 4, the song most likely will be played hundreds of times at celebrations.
City of Lebanon lawmakers recently voted unanimously to support the contribution of $80,000 to the Wilson County Veteran's Plaza Museum.
Four-time NCAA champion --
Mt. Juliet High's wrestling program welcomes four-time NCAA champion Logan Steiber as a guest counselor / instructor for an overnight camp Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11.
Organizers report the camp is for advanced wrestlers in grades K-12. The camp starts Friday at 10 a.m. and concludes Saturday at 5 p.m. Plans call for two full days of wrestling and technique work with four sessions per day.
Funeral services will be 12 Noon Saturday, July 4 at Heaven's View Baptist Church for Mr. Woods, 74.
He died June 28, 2015.
A celebration of life was held Thursday afternoon, July 2 at First United Methodist Church in Lebanon for Mrs. Capra, 96.
Known to her family and friends as "Mimi" she died June 30, 2015.
We had another good rain for our gardens, but it has caused the grass to grow almost faster than my lawnmower can cut it. I don't know where all of the birds have come from, but they can empty four feeders in a matter of two days. It is starting to get expensive.
Gibbs Pharmacy, in partnership with Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA), invited local veterinarians to an educational session at Hampton Inn & Suites last week with PCCA Vice President of Creative Development Chris Simmons.
The gates of Lebanon's James E. Ward Agricultural Center will once again welcome hundreds of thousands of guests next month for the Wilson County Fair.
Mt. Juliet Police officials confirmed a man found dead Saturday evening in a Mt. Juliet-area home from an apparent gunshot wound was the suspect in an armed robbery at Corner Market that occurred earlier that evening.
Eight weeks ago I brought two new family members home. A mommy cat we named Elphaba and her baby Max. Both were cuddly and docile cuties. Until the third week when Elphaba went into heat.
Several Wilson County Schools' Nutrition Department employees brought home honors from the Tennessee School Nutrition Association's (TSNA) annual conference in Gatlinburg earlier this month.
If you are still trying to decide how to celebrate the Fourth of July, here is a list of some of the Fourth of July events to make your planning a little simpler.
over 100 pounds of marijuana --
A multi-agency undercover drug sting led to the arrest Tuesday, June 30 of three alleged drug offenders who attempted to purchase a large amount of marijuana at a Mt. Juliet storage facility to distribute in the Nashville area.
The three offenders - Christopher L. Crockett, 37; Wayford Demonbreum, 40, both of Nashville; and James Jordan, 34, of Madison - were arrested while they each attempted to separately purchase 100 pounds of marijuana at the Just Box It storage facility, located at 129 Sunset Circle.
will serve 36 years in prison --
Stephen E. Beck has been sentenced to 36 years in prison to be served day-for-day following a plea agreement July 1 entered in Circuit Court Wednesday for two counts of child rape.
Beck, 44, who was scheduled to go to court on August 5, faced multiple counts involving allegations of child rape, sexual exploitation of a minor and numerous other sex charges in both Wilson and Rutherford counties.
The Granville Museum recently held the grand opening for the traveling exhibit, "Made In Tennessee," from the East Tennessee History Museum.
Lebanon native Casey Cole recently received an admission letter welcoming her to Cumberland University's Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing next month.
State Reps. Bryan Terry (R-Murfreesboro) and Andy Holt (R-Dresden) announced last week they intend to draft a "Tennessee Pastor Protection Act" in light of the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.
Well, it finally happened. Yesterday, Tuesday, June 30 I became 71-years old.
That adds up to a heap of yesterdays. What a great life I have had and with God's will and a little luck, I'll be able to tout up a few more.
But think about it. I should never have lived this long, given the life I have had.
former WR coach at EKU --
Cumberland's head football coach Donnie Suber has hired Klay Koester away from Eastern Kentucky University as his new offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach.
Koester replaces Ryan Locke at the position. Locke resigned earlier this summer to take a high school teaching / coaching position in Alabama.
"Klay has worked with Hal Mumme, and he's worked in a Tony Franklin style scheme as well," Suber said Monday afternoon. "He wants to run kind of a simplified, fast-paced offense and having played the position at Eastern, he will be able to work on mechanics with our young guys."
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