Does it seem possible that Christmas is only a week and a day away? I hope you have finished your shopping by now and all you have left to do is wrap presents.
The boiling sun had just begun to melt the blue-green water of the Gulf into a copper spill. A gull wheeled and screed at Jason. He cast the sand flea far out into the surf and began to wait.
I peeled off my shirt and sat back to watch. I don't have to fish every time I go fishing. I was still full of shrimp and stuff and a solid eight hours sleep still had me slightly groggy. I sipped my iced orange juice and watched Jason fish.
Wilson County District 5 Commissioner Jerry McFarland became aware of the needs of Hancock County residents after they endured a flood in 1977 - while he was serving as State Civil Defense Director.
Hancock County is one of the poorest counties in the state - with 93 percent of students registered for the free or reduced lunch program.
When the longtime Lebanon resident heard about a local church's outreach ministry that had lost the services of its delivery truck, he knew he needed to lend his voice.
There's a little boy in every man, and nothing brings it out quicker than the sight of a toy from childhood.
Two armed suspects dashed into the Mt. Juliet SaveALot Thursday evening pointing guns at employees and demanding cash.
Christmas wishes of 1,200 area seniors will come true today thanks to the annual Be a Santa to a Senior initiative led by Home Instead Senior Care.
The meeting room at Laguardo Utility District (LUD) was jam-packed Tuesday night, Dec. 15 when about 40 of the district's water customers came to the regular board meeting to vent about problems they've been having with their water and to ask the board for answers.
A 15-year-old Lebanon High School student was arrested Monday after school officials discovered he had a handgun and magazine full of ammunition including three powerful hollow-point bullets in his possession. The student, a sophomore, pleaded guilty in Wilson County Juvenile Court He is scheduled to return to court on Feb. 10, 2015.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Shop Springs Baptist Church for Mr. Thompson, 84, of Watertown.
Funeral services will be held 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19 at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mr. Willingham, 87, of Lebanon.
A memorial and celebration of life will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18 at Mt. Juliet's West Wilson Middle School for Dr. Ray, 35. A native of Hartsville and the wife of Nelson Ray, the career educator died Sunday morning, Dec. 14, 2014 following an extended illness.
Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday Dec. 17 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery for Mrs. Oliver, 93, of the Vine Community. The widow of the late John Frank Oliver, she died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17 at Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Eaton, 71, of Watertown. Mr. Eaton died Monday evening, Dec. 15 at University Medical Center in Lebanon.
Graveside services were held Monday morning, Dec. 15 at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens for Mrs. Gentry, 50, of Mt. Juliet. The wife of Larry Gentry, she died Dec. 11, 2014.
McKinney takes job at UT-Chattanooga --
BREAKING NEWS -- Gavin McKinney, head coach of the Cumberland University women's soccer program, was announced Tuesday as the new head coach at NCAA Division I University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
McKinney had a 71-26-3 (.725) record in five seasons at Cumberland, including three straight trips to the NAIA Sweet 16.
Two Mt. Juliet schools will soon have a local outreach help make sure some of their students won't feel hunger pains over the weekend.
Investigators are on the hunt for information about sophisticated jewelry thieves, who sawed through the roof of Prestige Pawn & Jewelry and stole over $200,000 in jewelry.
Just a few days after Sellars Funeral Home officially opened its second location in Mt. Juliet, the owner plans to hold an inaugural Candlelight Service tomorrow on site to honor the families they've served and commemorate the new location.
A couple of employees from an ammo company decided to send a bullet into the sky south of Lebanon with a camera attached for the ride.
CU men fall to 5-7 on season
McKENZIE -- Marquel Hickerson netted 16 points, leading four players in double figures, but Caleb Hardy hit a short jumper under the basket just before the buzzer, giving Bethel University a 65-63 victory over Cumberland in men's basketball action Saturday.
The Bulldogs (5-7) led by as many as 13 points in the first half and took a 32-29 advantage to intermission. The second half featured five ties and nine lead changes, the final one on Hardy's basket in the last second of the contest.
Cumberland stands 8-4
LEBANON -- Second-ranked Lewis University got 16 points and 10 rebounds from Mariyah Brawner-Henley and 16 points off the bench by Alexus Grayer and held off a second-half Cumberland comeback, defeating the Bulldogs, 75-59, Sunday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
Tuesday night was Ward 4 Councilor's Joe Hayes' last City Council meeting after 23 years of service to his beloved city.
The Robert H. Hatton Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans plans to hold a benefit turkey shoot on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the grounds of the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon.