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Hummers and More

 

Where, oh where have the Hummingbirds gone? I have answered that question over and over this spring and now even through the start of summer.

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Wilson Co. sports in brief

Special Olympics social set July 27
Special Olympics of Wilson County is hosting a welcome back social for any athletes interested in participating in basketball, bocce or swimming. Anyone willing to help with Special Olympics please join the fun too. The social will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at Don Fox Park. Athletes should bring snacks to share.
Contact Melody Engle at 615-517-0317 with any questions.

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Doldrums, dog days and just plain hot

Hunnert and fo degrees in the front of the boat. I set the hook . . . hard.
    
You can catch fish in the heat of the day. I have done it. It is not easy and it is not as much fun as you might think. On the day the thermometer read 104-degrees, I came close to a heat stroke. But we did catch a few fish and they were good ones.

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MJPD seeks info on stolen wallet

Investigators with the Mt. Juliet Police Department are looking to identify a man who may know the whereabouts of a stolen wallet that contained a large amount of cash.

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Woman of Wilson: Delaine Freeman Smith

“Green Acres is the place to be. Farm living is the life for me. Land spreading out so far and wide – keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside!”

Lyrics used in the theme song for the 1960s television show Green Acres could also apply to a special Lebanon lady, Delaine Freeman Smith.

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'We lost an outstanding young man'

What started off as a fun night on Old Hickory Lake with friends resulted in the drowning of a beloved Watertown teen.

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Wilson job growth 'near record breaking'

Job growth is “near a record breaking high” in Wilson County over the past 12 months according to the county's chief recruiting arm for industrial and retail development.

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MJ no longer considering construction moratorium

MT. JULIET -- You shorten a “bad word” to just its first letter, and that’s what happened to the word “moratorium” at Monday night’s City Commission meeting in Mt. Juliet.

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Lebanon Public Square redesign tops TDOT tour

Tennessee Department of Transportation representatives visited the Lebanon Wilson Chamber of Commerce and LoJac this week as part of their Regional Projects Tour 2014.

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Community Calendar -- July 16
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Early Voting to begin Friday

Early Voting begins Friday, July 18, for the Aug. 7 Federal and State Republican and Democratic Primaries and the Wilson County General Election.

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Greg Armstrong wins 500K race

SAND MOUNTAIN, AL -- Taking extreme running to a completely different level, Friendship Christian School cross-country coach Greg Armstrong won the Vol State 500K early Monday morning, running some 314 miles in a little over three days.

A high school teacher at FCS, Armstrong is an ultra-marathon runner / iron-man triathlete and is the founder of Run 4 Water -- an effort to provide clean drinking water to undeveloped nations.

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Meador, Hubbuch earn TBCA honors

Three summers ago, Dusty Meador and Kyle Hubbuch were teammates on the Wilson County Coyotes -- a 15U travel team coached by Jason Franklin.
    
Today the pair find themselves on the same roster again, only this time it’s the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association all-state team.

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Kent O. Foster, 17
Kent O. Foster, 17

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 18 at the Watertown First Baptist Church for Kent O. Foster, 17, of Watertown. The son of Wendell and Lisa Gatewood Foster, he died Monday, July 14, 2014.

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Jo Anne Reed, 73

Funeral services for Miss Reed will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.
A Wilson County native and a graduate of Lebanon High School, she died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Quality Care.

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Diane Marie Hamilton, 56

Graveside services will be conducted 10 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at Woodlawn Memorial Park for Ms. Hamilton, 56, of Mt. Juliet.  A dental hygienist and a certified massage therapist, she died July 14, 2014.

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Patricia Ann "Patty" S. Lasater, 59

Mrs. Lasater, 59, went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 14, 2014.  The widow of the late Kevin Dean Lasater, she was a member of the Leeville Church of Christ and a homemaker.

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Glyn Edward Newton, 72

A memorial service was held Tuesday afternoon, July 15 at the First United Methodist Church in Lebanon for Mr. Newton, 72.  He died Friday, July 11, 2014 in Monteagle.

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Ruby Dean Westmoreland Hodges, 64

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday morning, July 15, 2014 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Ms. Hodges, 64, of Mt. Juliet.  She died July 11, 2014.

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Kenneth L. Hampton, 88

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, July 15 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Hampton, 88, of Lebanon.  A US Army veteran of World War II and a former machinist at Textron, he died Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Charlotte Davis Robinson, 79

Funeral services were conducted Monday morning, July 14 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Robinson, 79, of Lebanon.

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Ricky Underhill, 56

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, July 14 at Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Underhill, 56, of Lebanon.
A police dispatcher for the Centerville Police Department, and retired from Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute, Mr. Underhill died Thursday, July 10, 2014.

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Fun at Cumberland -- Part II

The laughter erupting at Cumberland University’s Memorial Hall last Thursday (July 10) was proof something special was going on inside the historic landmark.
    
It was the induction of three sports columnists into the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s Hall of Fame.

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UPDATE -- Drowning victim identified

UPDATE -- Rescue workers recovered the body of a 2014 Watertown High graduate from the waters of Old Hickory Lake near Misty Cove early Monday morning.

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A rattlesnake food plot

Sometime in the next week or so, I have to go to Sumner County to consult with some folks on food plots for deer. They are moving here from South Texas and bought an 80-acre place with good deer and turkey populations. They want to plant some food plots to both maintain and feed the wildlife. Of course, they will hunt them as well.

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