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Full-throttle Future
Full-throttle Future

For Mt. Juliet rock singer/songwriter Justin Forrest, signing with Nashville Music Row booking agency Buddy Lee Attractions was akin to a college degree.

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Hunter Funeral Home marks golden anniversary
Hunter Funeral Home marks golden anniversary

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.

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Rotarian of the Year
Rotarian of the Year
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Greenwood to sign new patriotic children's book in MJ next week
Greenwood to sign new patriotic children's book in MJ next week

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.

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Lebanon donates to Wilson County Veterans Park, Museum
Lebanon donates to Wilson County Veterans Park, Museum

City of Lebanon lawmakers recently voted unanimously to support the contribution of $80,000 to the Wilson County Veteran's Plaza Museum.

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WRESTLING - Steiber headlines MJ clinic
WRESTLING - Steiber headlines MJ clinic

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.

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ALL-STATE: Six locals honored by TSWA
ALL-STATE: Six locals honored by TSWA
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George W. Woods, 74

Funeral services will be 12 Noon Saturday, July 4 at Heaven's View Baptist Church for Mr. Woods, 74.
He died June 28, 2015.

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Helen Trotter Midkiff Capra, 96

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.

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Till Death Do We Eat
Till Death Do We Eat

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.

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Gibbs Pharmacy hosts educational compounding session
Gibbs Pharmacy hosts educational compounding session

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.

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Ella Reed celebrates 103rd birthday
Ella Reed celebrates 103rd birthday
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Wilson County Fair to open August 14th
Wilson County Fair to open August 14th

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.

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Police: Alleged robbery suspect found dead
Police: Alleged robbery suspect found dead

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.

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Telling Tales: A tale of two kitties...
Telling Tales: A tale of two kitties...

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.

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Wilson County Schools take top honors at state nutrition conference
Wilson County Schools take top honors at state nutrition conference

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.

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Fun events to celebrate July 4th
Fun events to celebrate July 4th

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.

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Trio arrested on drug charges in MJ
Trio arrested on drug charges in MJ

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.

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Fugitive rapist Stephen Beck sentenced
Fugitive rapist Stephen Beck sentenced

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.

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Granville Museum celebrates grand opening of 'Made In Tennessee' exhibit
Granville Museum celebrates grand opening of 'Made In Tennessee' exhibit

The Granville Museum recently held the grand opening for the traveling exhibit, "Made In Tennessee," from the East Tennessee History Museum.

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Woman of Wilson: Casey Cole
Woman of Wilson: Casey Cole

Lebanon native Casey Cole recently received an admission letter welcoming her to Cumberland University's Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing next month.

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Local clergy responds to gay marriage ruling

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.

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So many yesterdays

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.

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FOOTBALL -- CU hires Koester as OC
FOOTBALL -- CU hires Koester as OC

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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Community Calendar
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