Wilson County Newswire

Wilson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wilson County, TN.

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  1. Lynn joins lawmakers in stance against UT gender-neutral policyRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Lebanon Democrat

    ... y used the correct pronoun du jour," she said. Lynn represents House District 57, which is entirely located in Wilson County. She chairs the House Consumer and Human Resources Subcommittee.

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  2. Public Safety director chats with cityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lebanon Democrat

    The Lebanon Emergency Service Unit director discussed several aspects of the agency during the fourth Lebanon City Chat held Wednesday morning at the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce. "I guess the way I explain what we do is: we do everything else.

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  3. Sheriff's Office to take part in Drug Take Back DayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    The Wilson County Sheriff's Office will hold a drug take back Sept. 26 for anyone who wants to dispose of unwanted and/or expired prescription and non-prescription drugs.

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  4. Commission honors several during meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Lebanon Democrat

    Applause filled the Wilson County Courthouse on numerous occasions Monday as the Wilson County Commission honored several people during its monthly meeting. The commission honored Wilson County serviceman Carl "Buddy" Stewart, the Associate of Vietnam Veterans Chapter 1004, Tennessee FFA president Chelsea Sanders, the Wilson Central Agriculture and FFA program and Wilson County educators and principals from schools recognized as "Reward Schools" earlier this month.

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  5. Wilson County Sheriff's reports and most wanted for Sept. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    Melinda Jean Jenkins, 50, of Lebanon, was charged with four counts of theft of merchandise less than $500 and criminal trespassing. Russell Bryan Johns, 45, of Lebanon, was charged with two counts of drugs simple possession and violation of domestic conditional release.

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  6. Another bomb threat clears Mt. Juliet schoolRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

    It's the second time in three weeks a bomb threat was made against a school in Wilson County. On Aug. 14, Winfree Bryant Middle School in Lebanon also received an automated bomb threat.

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  7. Revolutionary War's Henry Ross honored by DARRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Lebanon Democrat

    Henry Ross, who migrated from Ireland in 1744, is laid to rest in Wilson County. Several of his descendants visited his grave site in Gwynn Cemetery to honor their ancestor.

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  8. Barnes: September is Suicide Prevention Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    ... deaths by suicide in Tennessee in 2013 which is at a rate of 15.7 per 100,000. Twelve of these deaths were Wilson County residents. In 2014, the number for Tennessee decreased to 945 which is at a rate of 14.7 per 100,000. Suicide is the third ...

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  9. Sheriff's Office, friends team up to help Lt. Bob Harrison, familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... Harrison, sponsored by the Lebanon Roughnecks. The ride will begin at the Fiddlers Grove Opry Stage at the Wilson County Fairgrounds. Cost is $20 per bike and $5 for a rider. "We've raised $15,000 toward his medical bills so far," said Street. "He ...

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  10. City Council authorizes flood-risk management studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... three-year period. In conjunction with this vote, the council also voted unanimously to send a request to the Wilson County government to participate in the study. Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead said he believes the county can also benefit from the ...

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  11. Cumberland makes community connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Lebanon Democrat

    Local churches and community organizations looked to make connections with Cumberland students during the Community and Church Picnic held Monday on the school's campus. Eddie Lovin, Cumberland University director of residence life, Greek affairs and orientation, said the purpose of the Community and Church Picnic is to provide an avenue for our students to learn more about opportunities to serve, worship and network in the Lebanon and greater Wilson County communities.

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  12. Nashville-area school cafeterias go high-techRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Lebanon Democrat

    The Wilson County and Murfreesboro City districts added TempZone thermo sensors about a year ago and are reporting less food waste and reduced energy costs. The TempZone solution wirelessly sends up-to-the-minute information about temperature, unit health and emergency alerts to school officials over Verizon's network.

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  13. Wilson County Sheriff's reports and most wanted for Sept. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lebanon Democrat

    John Michael Truscjke, 45, of Lebanon, was charged with three counts of theft of property, theft of property $10,000-$60,000 and burglary of a motor vehicle.

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  14. Woman dies after fall from pickup truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... Daniels, of Lebanon, was driving a 2001 Dodge Ram with Blair in the back in a wooded area near Africa Road in Wilson County. Her husband, Calvin Blair, and an unidentified child were passengers in the truck. Troopers said the truck's tires spun on ...

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  15. Jewell: Grandmother WillowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... the carburetor of his tractor mower. His grandfather, my father and one of the premier auto mechanics of Wilson County from the 1930s to 1960s, is smiling I'm sure. So the cycle of life continues. Living is not easy. It's not supposed to be. We are ...

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  16. City to examine area flood risk at tonight's meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... for the three-year period. The Lebanon City Council will look to make ongoing monetary support for the Wilson County Expo Center during Tuesday's regular meeting. If approved, the city would contribute $100,000 per year for 20 years. The city would ...

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  17. Another bomb threat clears schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lebanon Democrat

    It's the second time in three weeks a bomb threat was made against a school in Wilson County. On Aug. 14, Winfree Bryant Middle School in Lebanon also received an automated bomb threat.

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  18. Driver charged in fatal wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lebanon Democrat

    ... that killed a Gallatin man early Saturday morning. The wreck happened at 5:12 a.m. at 6390 Highway 109 in Wilson County. According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Thomas Lynch, 24, of Mt. Juliet, was driving a 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan north on ...

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  19. Wilson County Sheriff's reports and most wanted for Sept. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lebanon Democrat

    Jeremy Robert Rickaway, 25, of Lebanon, was charged with possession, manufacture with intent for resale, failure to appear and possession of drug paraphernalia. Brandi Nicole Troutt, 27, of Murfreesboro, was charged with passing a forged instrument and theft of property less than $500.

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  20. Let's Eat, Wilson County: Shop Springs Community Store and CafAŠ makes it simple, freshRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Lebanon Democrat

    Much of the field research for the "Let's Eat" project has happened during the past three or four years as a small group of friends and I have traveled many backroads in the mid-state going to and from hiking and kayaking excursions. On one such trip, Will Bryant, who serves as an unofficial location scout and a friend of "Let's Eat" initiatives, and I were heading back into town coming down Sparta Pike when we passed this small roadside cafA called the Shop Springs Community CafA .

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