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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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BASEBALL -- Local prep results
BASEBALL -- Local prep results

Three teams play Wednesday night --
Three Wilson County baseball teams will be busy Wednesday as three squads will be in action -- only one at home.

Friendship Christian School is scheduled to host Eagleville High in a 6:30 p.m. contest.

Wilson Central will travel to Drakes Creek Park for a 7 p.m. game against District 9-AAA rival Hendersonville High while Mt. Juliet visits Shackle Island for a 7 p.m. encounter with 9-AAA foe Beech.

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SOFTBALL - FCS 12, Lebanon 1
SOFTBALL - FCS 12, Lebanon 1

Burton strokes homer
LEBANON -- Courtney Petty and Tana Whited combined for a five-inning five-hitter as Friendship Christian School run-ruled host Lebanon High 12-1 Monday evening. Petty worked three innings and Whited two. Petty struck out six and Whited one as the Lady Commanders improved to 9-1 on the season.

FCS struck for four runs in the top of the second and put the game away with a seven-spot in the top of the fifth.

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Candace Leigh Dedman, 33

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26 at First Baptist Church, Mt. Juliet for Mrs. Dedman, 33, of Lebanon. A registered nurse at Summit Medical Center and the wife of Brad Dedman, she died March 23, 2015.

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Jimmy Blythe, 66

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, March 24 at Watertown's Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Blythe, 66, of Watertown. A native of Wilson County, he died Friday, March 20 at University Medical Center in Lebanon.

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Bob "Pa" Farler, 78

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon, March 24 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Farler, 78, of Mt.Juliet. The former owner of Bob's Heating and Air Conditioning, he died March 19, 2015.

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Mildred Carlene Henley Graves, 96

Funeral services were held Monday morning, March 23 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Graves, 96, of Lebanon. Born in Alexandria, she died March 19, 2015 after a long illness.

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Linda Ann Lohman, 68

A memorial service was held Monday evening, March 23 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Lohman, 68, of the Gladeville Community.

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Kathleen Hayes Parker, 91

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, March 22 at Watertown's Hunter Funeral Home for Mrs. Parker, 91. Widow of the late Dr. Thomas C. Parker, the DeKalb County native died March 19, 2015 at University Medical Center in Lebanon.

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Walter J. Kolbe, 80

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mr. Kolbe, 80, of Lebanon. A native of Wilson County and retired from Lux Clock, he died Thursday, March 19, 2015, at his home.

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 Maid in the South
Maid in the South

You know pretty quickly that clever Amy Kinslow is from the South once you hear her favorite saying is "I'm fixin' to . . ." followed right close by "Lord willin' and the creek don't rise."

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Board talks growth plans
Board talks growth plans

The Wilson County School Board "went to school" itself at a recent retreat, learning about the county and school district's dramatic growth potential.

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Councilor hopes to get back to meetings

Ward 6 City Councilor Kathy Warmath has been absent from six of the most recent eight council meetings and work sessions. But she said in an interview this week that it all started when a serious fall damaged her already-fragile spine.

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Lebanon fire protection closer to expanding

Lebanon is one step closer to having a new firehouse near I-40 on Highway 109.

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Brooks Bucks back to benefit Habitat

For the 12th year in a row, Demos' Restaurant is serving it up for Wilson Habitat for Humanity. Each $5 donation to Wilson Habitat buys one Brooks Buck and entitles the bearer to apply $7.50 toward one meal - lunch or dinner - at Demos' Restaurant in Lebanon.

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Hutto, local officials deliver Meals-On-Wheels
Hutto, local officials deliver Meals-On-Wheels

Meals-On-Wheels celebrated their Week of Champions this week with elected officials, community leaders and sports figures participating by delivering food to locals.

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High attrition rate for Tennessee Promise applicants
High attrition rate for Tennessee Promise applicants

There's a drastic reduction in the number of Tennessee high school seniors who applied for Gov. Bill Haslam's Tennessee Promise last dollar scholarship compared to the number who will actually utilize it.

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Fundraiser set Saturday to help local girl
Fundraiser set Saturday to help local girl

A car show to be held this Saturday at Snow White Drive-In will benefit a local girl.

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Calendar for March 20

Wilson County offers a wide variety of events and activities this month.

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Season ends for CU women
Season ends for CU women
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Local sports in brief
Local sports in brief

Good Friday golf tourney
The Blue Devil Football Foundation will hold its 13th annual Good Friday Golf Scramble Friday, April 3 at the Lebanon Golf & Country Club. Entry fee is $440 per four-man team with a few spots still available for $100 hole sponsorships. For more information, email lebanonhighfootball@gmail.com.

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BASEBALL -- WCIT scoreboard
BASEBALL -- WCIT scoreboard

Thursday, March 19 results

Lebanon 13, Page 0;
Mt. Juliet 10, White House 0;
Mt. Juliet 6, Summit 1;
Beech 11, Friendship 1.

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CU's DeBoard earns academic honor
CU's DeBoard earns academic honor

Scholar-athlete award
LEBANON -- Cumberland University's Blake DeBoard received the C.R. Bickerstaff/Coach Bill Pace University Scholar-Athlete Award presented earlier this month at the 49th annual Awards Banquet of the Middle Tennessee chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

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John Elize Tramel, 71

Mr. Tramel, 71, of Springfield, passed away on March 10, 2015 A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21 at Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon.

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State meant 'wait' for new board seats

The special state law creating two new school board seats in Wilson County won't go into effect until August 2016, County Attorney Mike Jennings told the Wilson County Commission Monday night.

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