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Large incoming freshman class may mean more teachers

Local high schools are already preparing for the 2015-2016 school year.

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Major bakery may be coming to city

A new commercial bakery is being proposed for Duke Drive near Central Pike's intersection with Highway 840 on Lebanon's southwest side, but no estimate of the potential new jobs at the facility has been released yet.

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EMS collaboration hot topic at consortium
EMS collaboration hot topic at consortium

For the first time, a consortium of Wilson County fire service providers met Tuesday to talk about how better to communicate, share services, lower ISO ratings, train volunteers and better serve the county overall.

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Saddle up for Cedar trails
Saddle up for Cedar trails

So you got an itching to be a cowboy or cowgirl and make like Roy Rogers or Dale Evans?

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WCSD inmate Lee dies
WCSD inmate Lee dies

Jailed on DUI related charges --
A Lebanon man has died after having been found unresponsive while incarcerated at the Wilson County Jail. During a routine welfare check, Wilson County Correctional Officers discovered inmate Joseph Lee, 37, unresponsive in his bed at 2:15 a.m. Thursday.

A release from the Wilson County Sheriff's Department says correctional officers called for medical staff and performed CPR as well as administered the automatic external defibrillator on Mr. Lee, who did not respond.

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Crowell ready to be
Crowell ready to be "roasted"

Former Lebanon/Wilson Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Chris Crowell isn't too worried about tall tales at the upcoming Wilson County Library Roast.

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Barr named new Wilson County Human Resources Director
Barr named new Wilson County Human Resources Director

Yulvanka "Von" Barr has been named the new human resources director for Wilson County government and will assume the office on Monday, March 30.

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CU seeks Sports HoF nominations
CU seeks Sports HoF nominations

The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2015 Sports Hall of Fame until June 13, 2015.

Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information pertaining to the nominee.

The 2015 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 30, at 6:30 p.m. in Baird Chapel.

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History comes alive at MJCA 'Wax Museum'
History comes alive at MJCA 'Wax Museum'

Mt. Juliet Christian Academy Fifth Graders took a step back in time as they portrayed historical figurines in a "Wax Museum" on Wednesday.

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'Ponies 4 Pups' partners hot country act with MJ Animal Shelter
'Ponies 4 Pups' partners hot country act with MJ Animal Shelter

Ponies are going to perform for Mt. Juliet pups next month for what may be Mt. Juliet Animal Shelter's biggest fundraiser ever.

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TCAT to host Scholarship Saturday

Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) will host an open house from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday for area adults to sign up for the Tennessee Reconnect grant, a new program that allows Tennesseans to attend a technical college tuition-free.

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PREP BASEBALL -- Wednesday's results
PREP BASEBALL -- Wednesday's results

Friendship 4, Eagleville 3
LEBANON -- The Friendship Christian School Commanders improved to 5-7 on the season after taking down Eagleville 4-3 Wednesday evening.

Down 3-2 heading into the bottom of the sixth, Friendship's Jacob Self drove in Cody Walker with a single. Marshall Taylor moved Self to second with a single, bringing up Eli Hunt -- who singled up the middle to bring in Self with the go ahead run.

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PREP SOFTBALL -- Wednesday results
PREP SOFTBALL -- Wednesday results

Wilson Central 7, Ravenwood 3
BRENTWOOD -- Wilson Central's softball team improved to 8-3 on the season following Wednesday night's 7-3 victory at Ravenwood High.

The Lady Wildcats scored two runs in each of the first three innings to chase starting pitcher Abby Irwin and finished with 12 hits.

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Arthur Gerald "Jerry" Willimgham, 76

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Willingham, 76, of Mt. Juliet. A Masonic service will follow.

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Ann D. Williams, 79

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon, March 26 at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mrs. Williams, 79, of Lebanon.

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Joan McCullouch Paar, 78

Funeral services will be held on 4 p.m. Friday, March 27 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Ms. Paar, 78, of Lebanon.

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John Carl Seeger, 90

Funeral services with military honors will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at the Clubhouse at Del Webb for Mr. Seeger, 90, of Mt. Juliet. Formerly of Mettawa, IL, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he died March 19, 2015.

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Loraine F. Carter, 96

Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 27 at the Mobile Memorial Gardens in Mobile, Ala., for Mrs. Carter, 96.

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Dexter Wayne Burr, 61

Local funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Mt. Juliet's Victory Baptist Church for Mr. Burr, 61. The owner of Burr's BBQ, he died March 18, 2015.

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Neighbors protest mammoth facility proposed for their area

Upset residents told Mt. Juliet planners a mammoth industrial facility proposed in their "backyard" will diminish quality of life and lower property values.

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CU hires new wrestling coach
CU hires new wrestling coach

JUCO coach James Hicks --
Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of James Hicks as the program's new wrestling head coach. He will take over at CU on April 20. Hicks has served the last three years as head coach at Darton State College in Albany, Ga.

"We are pleased to hire an individual who has enjoyed success as an athlete, an assistant coach and as a head coach to lead our program at Cumberland," Pavan said. "James is very familiar with the NAIA and our program from his time at Campbellsville University and we hope he can duplicate his success as a head coach from his last three years at Darton State."

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All eyes on I-40
All eyes on I-40

The recent increase in vehicular fatalities on Interstate 40 and Highway 109 has caused City of Lebanon officials to bump-up law enforcement on the roadways.

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Mt. Juliet Primrose School brings $3.5 million investment in early education
Mt. Juliet Primrose School brings $3.5 million investment in early education

A $3.5 million investment in education for young children was celebrated Saturday with the official ribbon cutting of Primrose School in Mt. Juliet on Belinda Parkway.

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History mystery: WW II dog tags
History mystery: WW II dog tags

Someone ought to call the History Channel.

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Oh, those ideas of March

Beautiful.

Clear skies, bright sun and a light breeze. Finally, a day for fishing without being semi-miserable. So we went, Judge (ret.) Dave Durham and your "humble" outdoor writer. Yes we did. We launched my Grey Goose at the Hermitage Yacht Club ramp and away we went.

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