FUNDRAISERS SET TONIGHT, THURSDAY
Winning what is believed to be the first state championship in the history of the local Babe Ruth Baseball program, the Lebanon 15U all-stars have begun another quest -- raising funds to send the team to Varina, Virginia next week for the Southeast Regionals.
MT. JULIET -- After nearly 3 hours of discussion, the Mt. Juliet Planning Commission voted 4-3 Thursday night to approve the final master plan for Meridian at Providence Trail, a proposed 11-building complex of 225 apartments on about 14 acres behind Providence MarketPlace.
Early voting for the Federal and State Primary and Wilson County General Election began this past Friday, and those who have already casted their ballots have noticed the series of “Retain or Replace” choices regarding the 22 judges and justices who serve on the state’s appellate courts and Tennessee Supreme Court.
While some worry that the turnout for early voting in the County Genera/Federal and State Primary election on Aug. 7 may be low, Wilson County Administrator of Elections Phillip Warren said Tuesday morning the county is actually in the top four or five in terms of turnout through Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.