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Local author takes thriller to next level
With his first novel, "The True Manchurian: Infinity," and best-selling novel, "Spin Cycle," Lebanon writer Alphonso Ashworth left readers wondering if protagonist Jericho Miles was a good guy or a bad guy.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
New Leash on Life to begin Guardian Guild Campaign
New Leash on Life will kick off its 2014 Guardian Guild Campaign on May 1 at 6 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon.
Friends of Historic Lebanon dinner date set
Historic Lebanon, a local nonprofit, will hold its annual Friends of Historic Lebanon Membership Dinner on May 8 at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church at 304 W. Main St. in Lebanon.
Race for the Fallen 5K Glow Run, Walk coming to Lebanon
The Race for the Fallen 5K Glow Run & Walk to benefit the Police Benevolent Foundation is coming to light up Lebanon on June 14, beginning at the old Lebanon High School.
Wilson County Toddler Released From Hospital After Near-Drowning
LEBANON, Tenn. - A Wilson County toddler who nearly drowned in a swimming pool earlier this month has been released from the hospital.
Letter to the Editor: City's proposed insurance plan has some flaws
I would like to address one of the suggestions for change in the city employee insurance plan presented in the newspaper from my perspective as an employee of the city.
Wilson County Most Wanted and Sheriff's Reports for April 22
Marticous Levar Clemmons, 33, of Mt. Juliet, was charged with driving on a suspended license, failure to appear and drug paraphernalia.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
School News/Military News from April 22
Mt. Juliet native Dylan Carmack was inducted into Keo-Kio, McCallie School's preeminent senior leadership organization, in a ceremony April 9. One of the school's oldest organizations, Keo-Kio is instrumental in planning annual events, such as the winter semiformal dance, Duck Day, community service projects and supporting new campus activities.
Heritage students fare well at history, geography bees
The Nashville Regional History Bee was held March 31 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet School in downtown Nashville.
Local auto dealer indicted
According to the indictment, a Wilson County grand jury found Tommy Edwards, 60, of Lebanon, "unlawfully and knowingly and with fraudulent intent" tried to pass a check to Manheim Nashville in February for more than $51,000.
Trial set for murder suspect
A man charged with first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder appeared briefly in Wilson County Court Monday morning.
Thanks to all who helped make Easter egg hunt a success
The Lebanon Gas Department's Easter Egg Hunt was a huge success Saturday. Fiddlers Grove was full of families out on a beautiful Easter Eve to enjoy the sunshine and to find the elusive gold and silver eggs or to bring us their colorful decorated eggs, to take a ride on a fire engine and foremost to see and visit with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Josh Erhard, of Gallatin, was the overall male Superhero 5K winner.
Mt. Juliet resident Lily Flannery was the overall female winner with a time of 24:01, and Gallatin resident Josh Erhard was the overall male winner with a time of 19:29 Saturday at the Superhero 5K to benefit CASA of Wilson County.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Local ministers mixed on state of Christianity
But according to LifeWay Research, a survey conducted two weeks before Easter showed 39 percent planned on attending an Easter worship service while 41 percent planned on going.
Whip Crackin' Rodeo rides back
Not only does the event serve as one of the best rodeos in the area, but also more importantly, it is there to raise money for Lebanon and Wilson County charities.
Wilson County Most Wanted and Sheriff's Reports for April 19
John Randall Baggott, 44, of Antioch, was charged with driving on a revoked license, possession of schedule II for resale and simple drug possession.
Fees set for woman charged with vehicular assault
A Nashville woman who racked up charges, including vehicular assault, following a wreck in November appeared in court Thursday morning in Wilson County.
New devotional seeks to help widows cope with loss
Encouraging a closer relationship to God, author Ronda Little Martin's new book "God's Word to a Widow's Heart: Daily Hope to Overcome Personal Loss" is a devotional for widows seeking to improve their faith after suffering a loss.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Wilson County's Day of Prayer upcoming
Wilson County's observance of the 2014 National Day of Prayer will be May 1 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lebanon at 227 E. Main St. "We would like to invite everyone who believes in the power of prayer and has a heart for the soul of our nation to come and join us in this celebration of faith and freedom," event organizer ... (more)
Kiwanis 69th Sunrise Service set for Sunday
The event, which is a tradition for decades, is set to continue again this year at the Lebanon Square at 6:30 a.m. This year's Sunrise Service will feature two speakers, Pastor Stephen Manley of Cross Style Church and Pastor John Hunn of Immanuel Baptist Church.