Angie Belcher spends her days as a help desk agent at the Wilson County Community Help Center. In that role, she assists those in need with everything from encouraging them to helping with clothing, utilities, medication and food.
In early January 1962, 14-year-old Kenneth Head began a seven-semester sojourn at Lebanon High School where in most of his classes he was a minority of one.
A century and a half ago, it was a place for little girls’ imaginations to run free, but, after decades of vacancy, the playhouse that belonged to sisters Jessie, May Belle, Emma and Sallie Peyton began to show signs of crumbling.
Wilson County’s connection with President Andrew Jackson and The Hermitage runs strong due to the craftsmanship of brothers and extraordinary carpenters Henry and Joseph Rieff. Henry likely built The Hermitage in 1819, while Joseph definitely restored the mansion in the mid-1830s.
I was saddened to learn recently of the death of Dawn Wells, who portrayed sweet Kansas farm girl Mary Ann Summers, the only normal person amidst six other (kooky) castaways stranded on “Gilligan’s Island.”
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, Lebanon’s oldest mortuary, notched its 100th anniversary in 2020 in the 192-year-old Robert Looney Caruthers house, an extraordinary structure that is the Cedar City’s oldest surviving brick residence.
Tracy Christian has lived in Watertown her entire life. She is a 1986 graduate of Watertown High School and now helps her husband of 32 years, Mark, with his business — Goliath Fence and Deck.
Third Coast Salt won the first annual Rowan Ace Frensley Award given to the best float in the Mt. Juliet Christmas Parade last Saturday. Frensley died in an accident following the 2019 parade. The parade changed its route this year and started at the Mt. Juliet League ballfields, went along …
The handiwork of Lebanon woodcarver John Butler allows a person to take a walk with their dog whenever they would like — even if the beloved pet has bid this world goodbye.
In the summer of 1936, Virgil Sampson went to drilling for oil on his property in the Smith County community of Rock City. Immediately, he hit (what else?) rock. He kept drilling and soon hit three different streams of water.