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Whip Crackin' Rodeo gallops into sixth year 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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  • Whip Crackin' Rodeo gallops into sixth year 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 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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  • Calling it a day 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 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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  • FCS' Armstrong logs 141 miles for Team USA FCS' Armstrong logs 141 miles for Team USA

    Friendship's Coach Greg Armstrong finished a strong third in the U.S. Men's Team and that earned the team a 4th place finish in the World 24-hour Run Championships in Torino, Italy yesterday.

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FCS' Armstrong logs 141 miles for Team USA | runner, Italy, USA, Greg Armstrong,
FCS' Armstrong logs 141 miles for Team USA

Friendship's Coach Greg Armstrong finished a strong third in the U.S. Men's Team and that earned the team a 4th place finish in the World 24-hour Run Championships in Torino, Italy yesterday.

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Residents balk proposed warehouse in neighborhood | development, Beckwith North,
Residents balk proposed warehouse in neighborhood

They wore t-shirts that said "Vote No" and "Save Mt. Juliet" at a special called meeting last week by the developer who wants to build a massive warehouse near their neighborhood. The result was a deferment of the project until April 26 so further discussions and concessions can go forth.

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City asking for input on pet registration

Research presented by Lebanon Public Safety Director Mike Justice at a non-voting city work session last week has been a hot topic among local pet owners.

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Spring for the mile-long yard sale | yard sale, Watertown, bird houses,
Spring for the mile-long yard sale

Got a riddle for you: Where can you take a hike, get a bite and find bargains galore along a 5,280-foot paved two-lane stretch of asphalt?

Answer: The 27th annual Watertown Spring Mile-long Yard Sale.

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MJ works toward donated fire station site | Mt. Juliet, Fire Department of Mt. Juliet, public safety, FDMJ,
MJ works toward donated fire station site

Mt. Juliet has pinpointed the site for its third fire station, and officials said it would be donated land, saving the city hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Good news, bad news for city customers

The good news is that Lebanon residents could be getting a one-time "rebate" on their water, sewer and gas bills.

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Lebanon's Lost and found Church to hold revival services | revival, church,
Lebanon's Lost and found Church to hold revival services

Pastors Gary and Sharon Owens and the congregation of the Lost and Found Church at 215 McGregor Street in Lebanon would like to invite everyone to join them for their week-long revival services from April 13 through 17.

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Dorothy's 'over the rainbow' at Mt. Juliet Christian | Wizard of Oz, Mt. Juliet Christian Academy,
Dorothy's 'over the rainbow' at Mt. Juliet Christian

The "Land of Oz" will come to life soon at Mt. Juliet Christian Academy with the drama department's presentation of "Wizard of Oz."

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Prices are going up at the Jimmy Floyd Family Center

But not by much.

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Lebanon Wilson County Chamber Awards Teacher Grants | school, education, teaching, grant,
Lebanon Wilson County Chamber Awards Teacher Grants

Through its Business & Education Coalition, the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce continued its 19-year-long tradition of supporting the efforts of teachers in the classroom recently by awarding grants to local educators.

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Kindergarten Fairs begin Monday, April 13, for Wilson County Schools

Starting Monday, April 13, and going through the month of May, the Wilson County Schools will be hosting Kindergarten Fairs for parents and their children who will be attending kindergarten in the fall of 2015.

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Lebanon's multi-million-dollar mistake uncovered | Lebanon, Lebanon City Council, retirement, benefits, health insurance, retirees
Lebanon's multi-million-dollar mistake uncovered

A mistake "in the millions of dollars" is pretty serious, but apparently that's what the City of Lebanon has made over the past decades. However, having discovered this error could save the city about half the cost of the $18 million unfunded insurance mandate it faces going forward.

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TOUGHEST IN TENNESSEE: COMMANDER RUN SLATED FOR April 11, 2013 | run, challenge, extreme sport, athletic,
TOUGHEST IN TENNESSEE: COMMANDER RUN SLATED FOR April 11, 2013

Tough endurance race. Extreme obstacles. Are you ready for the toughest run in Tennessee?

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Carroll-Oakland still on track to open first day | Carroll-Oakland, construction, school, education,
Carroll-Oakland still on track to open first day | Carroll-Oakland, construction, school, education,
DALLUS WHITFIELD / The Wilson Post
Carroll-Oakland still on track to open first day

Carroll-Oakland Elementary School Principal Carol Ferrell noted this week how impressed she has been with students, parents and faculty since construction started on the school's expansion last fall.

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County revives Expo Center idea | #development, development, Wilson County, Wilson County Fairgrounds, James E. Ward Ag Center, Expo Center
County revives Expo Center idea

"To be or not to be, that is the question" - where the Wilson County Expo Center is concerned. The Public Works Committee of the Wilson County Commission voted 5-2 this week to freshly recommend a proposal to build the Expo Center and sent it on to the Budget Committee.

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