6:00 PM Feb 25, 2009

Hundreds of McClain Christian Academy supporters turned out for MCA's Music at the Mill Saturday night to raise funds for the school and enjoy some music.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
February 23, 2009 – To those who didn't attend McClain Christian Academy's Music at the Mill on Saturday night missed a fabulously entertaining night of music and fun. Wilson Countian Gretchen Wilson, whose eight year old daughter, Grace, attends MCA and the reason Wilson agreed to do the f...
6:00 PM Feb 25, 2009

Hattie Bryant tells of her experiences as a student and later a teacher at the school.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
February 23, 2009 – The Market Street Community Center building was packed on Saturday as the Wilson County Civic League, Inc. dedicated a historical marker in front of the facility and praised teachers who came up through the ranks of the former Wilson County Training and High School there....
6:00 PM Feb 17, 2009

Cassandra Ward gazes at the photo of her grandfather, the late Wiley T. Bernard, Sunday afternoon as the School Exhibit Building at the James E. Ward Ag Center was dedicated in his memory.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
February 16, 2009 – Praises on his accomplishments and complimentary words on him as a person were in abundance Sunday afternoon as the School Exhibit Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center was dedicated and renamed the Wiley T. Bernard School Exhibit Building. Bernard served as...
6:00 PM Feb 10, 2009

Connie Greer and Christina Greer, foreground, look at ceramic pieces at the Dream Kitchen & Bath booth Sunday during the Construction Expo. Amy Potter of Architectural Ceramics, behind, talks to Ronnie, Haven and Kolby Greer.
Photo byDALLUS WHITFIELD
February 9, 2009 – The 16th Annual Construction Expo, sponsored by Wilson Bank and Trust and held this past weekend at the Wilson County Agriculture Center, had the same number of vendors as it did last year, but 10 of them were new to the venue. "This event has probably tripled in size sin...
6:00 PM Feb 10, 2009

Former Cumberland University Coach Flavious Smith, center, and his wife June, talk with Key Dillard Saturday afternoon during a reception at CU's Labry Hall for the coach.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
February 9, 2009 – Flavious Smith, coach at Cumberland University from 1959-1960 was honored at Saturday's Coming Home Game at CU for his contributions in bringing organized sports back to CU during that year. A reception was held in Smith's honor at Labry Hall prior to the game. Among thos...
6:00 PM Feb 3, 2009

David McKinney presents Carolyn Tomlinson with the CASA Advocate of the Year Award which is named in memory of his late wife Peggy McKinney. Sylvia Harper, Peggy's sister, looks on at left.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
February 2, 2009 – The Court Appointed Special Advocates program hosted its annual Volunteer Recognition on Saturday and named Carolyn Tomlinson as the first recipient of the Peggy McKinney advocate of the Year Award plus recognized incoming and outgoing board members and other merits.
6:00 PM Feb 3, 2009

Annette Neal gets a blood pressure check by Debra Wright as the Market Street Church of Christ hosted their Health and Wellness Fair.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
February 2, 2009 – The first Market Street Health and Wellness Fair, sponsored by the Women's Health Wellness program at Market Street Church of Christ, presented a rainbow of color as displays on tables showed nutrition tables, diabetes information, heart and blood pressure statistics and ...
6:00 PM Jan 27, 2009

Trisha Metz, right, and Lucy Barrett perform some of the surgical procedures Sunday during the Snip and Tip Feral Cat Program at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
January 26, 2009 – The Snip and Tip Feral Cat clinic at the Wilson County Fairgrounds yesterday looked like a full fledged MASH unit was set up and running full steam ahead. The only difference from the popular television show was the patients were four legged instead of two. Headed up by S...
6:00 PM Jan 6, 2009

Mackey Brentley gives a griin at the crowd during his remarks Sunday afternoon as the Bentley Family Building was dedicated at Friendship Christian School.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
January 5, 2009 – It was a day to be proud of for Friendship Christian School on Sunday as they dedicated its new 12,000 square foot middle school building before a large crowd of supporters ad community friends. Named the Bentley Family Building in honor of Mackey and Judy Bentley, the fac...
6:00 PM Dec 30, 2008
The Roy Bailey African American Museum is trying to make "It's All in Fun Night" a monthly affair that offers fun, fellowship and something to do for entertainment to anyone and everyone in the Lebanon community. Saturday night was the second endeavor for the project at the Civic League Community ...
6:00 PM Dec 8, 2008

Santa and Mrs. Claus ride above atop Lebanon Fire Department ladder truck No.2 around the Lebanon square suring Sunday's Christmas Parade.
Photo by BILL COOK
December 8, 2008 – In spite of the colder than usual weather, the Lebanon Christmas Parade on Saturday with its "Homespun Christmas Fun" theme was deemed a major success in that it was bigger and better than ever. "We had over 85 entries this year and despite the horrible cold, folks were l...
6:00 PM Dec 8, 2008

Dominic Roberts, 6, gets a snowman painted on by Hayil Hittle.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
December 8, 2008 – It was even too cold for Santa on Saturday when the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce held their annual Cedar City Christmas on the square. About 20 vendors were scheduled to set up and sell their wares in the closed off block of East Main running off the square, ...
6:00 PM Dec 2, 2008

Donna Akins weaves a bottom in an antique chair Saturday during the Artisan Expo at Cedarvine Manor. Adkins started weaving five years ago as a self-taught hobby that has grown into a business.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
December 1, 2008 – Brilliant colors dominated the inside of Cedarvine Manor instead of the outside this past weekend as it hosted the first Artisan Expo there featuring award winning quilts, handmade jackets, rag rugs, gift baskets, chair caning and an old fashioned flea market. There were ...
6:00 PM Dec 2, 2008
December 1, 2008 – Charlie Howard Bay, founder of Bay's Bread in Lebanon, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at Alive Hospice. Born in Wilson County, Bay and his wife of over 40 years, Peggy Cleibron Bay, began making their famous sour dough bread in their kitchen at home. Bay was working for K. ...
6:00 PM Nov 25, 2008

Pal Neal, left, and W.G. Neal unveil the new historic marker on Trousdale Ferry Pike for William Haskell Neal Sunday afternoon during a dedication ceremony in the Tuckers Crossroads Community.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
November 24, 2008 – Sunday was a memorable day for the Neal family when a historical road marker was dedicated in the memory of William Haskell Neal, creator of Paymaster Corn that doubled Tennessee's corn crops and led to hybrid varieties. Born and raised in Wilson County, Neal began farmi...
6:00 PM Nov 25, 2008

Roberta Beasley adds a serving of corn to plate as Wanda Peters stands ready with some sweet potatoes Saturday at the Market Street Community Center during the Community Harvest Dinner.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
November 24, 2008 – Some came to eat at the hall. Some came and picked up their dinner to take it home to eat. Others, who couldn't get out, had their dinners delivered. All in all, approximately 300 people had an early Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday thanks to Kevin Huddleston and Chandra C...
6:00 PM Nov 18, 2008

Megan Jaselskis shows off her fisj "Claire" she won at one of the games during the 10th annual Fall Festival at Caroll Oakland Saturday.
Photo by DALLUS WHITFIELD
November 17, 2008 – Atlanta Braves pitcher Jeff Bennett was one of the highlights at the 10th annual Carroll Oakland Fall Festival on Saturday. Another was a "kissing cow." It was all in fun though as students, their parents and family members cruised the halls of the school participating i...