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Supporters, friends flock to Team Karsyn booth Supporters, friends flock to Team Karsyn booth

One of the busiest vendor booths at Mt. Juliet's Farmizan's Market Saturday was Team Karsyn's.

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  • Supporters, friends flock to Team Karsyn booth Supporters, friends flock to Team Karsyn booth

    One of the busiest vendor booths at Mt. Juliet's Farmizan's Market Saturday was Team Karsyn's.

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  • Teen trainer helps MJ man lose 108 pounds Teen trainer helps MJ man lose 108 pounds

    Thanks to the help of a young friend, former Lakeview Elementary School teacher Jamie Lee is on a mission to get down to his fighting weight.

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  • 'Day of reckoning' 'Day of reckoning'

    On what might be a day of reckoning for Hunting Hills residents galvanized to fight a warehouse proposed near their neighborhood, the project goes before the Mt. Juliet City Commission Monday night.

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  • New terminal proposal hopes to take off New terminal proposal hopes to take off

    In effect, the Lebanon Airport Commission is asking the City of Lebanon to co-sign on a $2 million loan that could cost the city $50,000 per year to repay, but that the commission hopes to find other ways to repay instead.

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  • MJPD decommissions officer for alleged time card fraud MJPD decommissions officer for alleged time card fraud

    A few hours after The Wilson Post called Mt. Juliet Police about a tip they received concerning a police official put on unpaid administrative leave, they released a statement about the incident.

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Grant application to move bakery forward

"Project Sprinkles," a commercial bakery proposed for Duke Drive near Central Pike, off State Route 840 in southwestern Lebanon, is one step closer to becoming a reality and not just a proposal.

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FCS announces Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Elizabeth Cluck and Rachel Pettross have been named the 2015 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, at Friendship Christian School.

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New terminal proposal hopes to take off | hanger, airport, airplane,
New terminal proposal hopes to take off

In effect, the Lebanon Airport Commission is asking the City of Lebanon to co-sign on a $2 million loan that could cost the city $50,000 per year to repay, but that the commission hopes to find other ways to repay instead.

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Former police chief Bowen challenging constitutionality of firing by mayor

Former Lebanon Police Chief Scott Bowen will get his day in court, according to his attorney Keith Williams.

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MJPD decommissions officer for alleged time card fraud | MJPD, Mt. Juliet Police, Mt. Juliet, Wilson County, #publicsafety, theft, officer,
MJPD decommissions officer for alleged time card fraud

A few hours after The Wilson Post called Mt. Juliet Police about a tip they received concerning a police official put on unpaid administrative leave, they released a statement about the incident.

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Country Living Fair snares 'American Picker' | Mike Wolfe, American Pickers, Country Living, Wilson County,
Country Living Fair snares 'American Picker'

He is the Artist of the Pick.

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MC Star station expected by year's end | music city star, train,
MC Star station expected by year's end

A Music City Star terminal in the Hamilton Springs development should be completed by year's end.

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Mt. Juliet teen 'rec' center in works

On the heels of a benefactor's donation of land for the city's third fire station, another "angel donor" has stepped up to donate land for a much anticipated "teen recreation center" in Mt. Juliet.

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Safe Routes to School | safe schools, city planning, healthy city,
Safe Routes to School | safe schools, city planning, healthy city,
Helene Singer Cash
Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School is one of those projects that everyone would think is a great project no matter what - who doesn't want to have safe routes to school?

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'Guns in parks' bill worries local officials

Local mayors just got back from a mayors' conference in Nashville where the main buzz was the proposed "guns in parks" bill now being considered by the Tennessee legislature.

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Whip Crackin' Rodeo gallops into sixth year | rodeo, cowboy, whipcrackin,
Whip Crackin' Rodeo gallops into sixth year

Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead and Lone Star Rodeo will present the Sixth Annual Charity Whip Crackin' Rodeo on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon.

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Board wants land to build 5 new schools, cost of $270 million | #WCEducation, education, Wilson County Schools, Dr. Donna Wright, new schools, Mt. Juliet, Wilson County, Lebanon, Watertown, taxes
Board wants land to build 5 new schools, cost of $270 million | #WCEducation, education, Wilson County Schools, Dr. Donna Wright, new schools, Mt. Juliet, Wilson County, Lebanon, Watertown, taxes
Dr. Donna Wright
Board wants land to build 5 new schools, cost of $270 million

Wilson County Schools are set to grow. The Wilson County School Board spent about two hours in a work session Thursday evening viewing details of a nearly $270 million five-year construction and equipment plan which would build and furnish five new schools, and expand or renovate five others.

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Raises coming for Lebanon city employees

Lebanon next to last in employee pay, trails MJ by $9K-10K average

To keep good employees working for the City of Lebanon, the proposed $25 million city budget for the upcoming fiscal year contains three types of raises - an across-the-board 1.5 percent pay increase; a minimum starting wage of $11 per hour for new full-time employees; and a $200 hike in the year-end annual bonus for all city workers, from $300 to $500.

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Calling it a day | Jeff Bennett, baseball,
Calling it a day | Jeff Bennett, baseball,
Jeff Bennett
Calling it a day

Since he was 4 years old, Jeff Bennett has been playing baseball, and since he was 18 he has been getting paid for it.

The former Atlanta Braves pitcher, 34, has decided it's the right time to bid his playing days goodbye. But he plans to stay involved with the game he loves with his Jeff Bennett's Baseball Academy near Lebanon.

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After healing comes hope | MJ Lucas, child abuse awareness, sexual assault awareness,
After healing comes hope

When the abuse began, she was 6 years old. "It may have started sooner, but since I have zero memories of my life from birth to that age, I could be wrong."

Memory suppression is common for victims of sexual abuse. In 2012, popular morning drive radio personality MJ Lucas shared the story of her traumatic childhood publicly. She detailed the experience growing up in Florida with her young parents, both alcoholics, who were not at all equipped to care for themselves much less a small child.

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