7:00 PM May 26, 2015
(Jared Felkins • Lebanon Democrat) Former Wilson Central High School JROTC instructor Jack Dempsey is filled with emotions when he comes to Chief Petty Officer Michael L. Stansberry Jr.’s name as he joined six others in reading a list of the fallen soldiers from Wilson County. Stansberry, who was killed in Afghanistan, was one of Dempsey’s students in high school.
Fallen honored at Memorial Day Ceremony
4:30 PM May 26, 2015
(Submitted to The Democrat) Participants in a woodcarvers class Saturday will learn how to carve a whimsical Santa tree.
Fiddlers Grove Woodcarvers will hold its next class Saturday at the Town Hall in Fiddlers Grove.
2:00 PM May 26, 2015
The Wilson Habitat for Humanity recently held its annual Houses of Hope luncheon at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon.
1:00 PM May 26, 2015
(Submitted to the Democrat) Jean Bildad Michel, Cumberland University student and Haitian native citizen, speaks with Haitian college students during a recent mission trip to the country. Michel was one of 16 Cumberland students who made the trip in March as a part of a leadership studies course.
Cumberland University students and faculty shared stories and lessons learned from the group’s recent trip to Haiti with the Lebanon Kiwanis Club last Monday.
12:00 PM May 26, 2015
(Kimberly Jordan • Lebanon Democrat) Julie Hadlock, director of the Next Step Resource Center, stands next to donated bicycles for those who visit the center to use as transportation for work.
Lebanon’s Next Step Resource Center continued its mission of helping those in need find jobs by participating in National Bike Month.
8:00 AM May 26, 2015
Two single mothers will receive homes thanks to women’s group, local churches
2:00 PM May 23, 2015
A new program from the Tennessee Department of Transportation is looking to save lives by providing first responders medical information for individuals involved in crashes.
1:00 PM May 23, 2015
The Go Johnny Go 5k 10k Run/Walk and Kids Color Fun Run, sponsored by the Wilson County Sports Council, a division of the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, was held on Saturday at Sports Village in Lebanon.
9:00 AM May 23, 2015
Monday, the United States and its territories recognize Memorial Day.
11:00 AM May 22, 2015
The spirit of C’Asia Watkins was alive during the fourth annual Heritage Peace Garden Celebration held May 16 on the grounds of Historic Pickett Chapel.
5:00 PM May 21, 2015
CrossFit Mt. Juliet will hold a special Memorial Day workout Monday to benefit Battle Flag Ranch.
1:00 PM May 21, 2015
Lebanon families and community members will welcome a group of international baseball players to the city next week in a partnership with several local organizations.
11:00 AM May 21, 2015
A new talent studio in Mt. Juliet will present its first show this weekend with the debut of “Teen Beach Movie: The Musical.”
8:00 AM May 21, 2015
Some traffic woes caused by Providence Marketplace and Interstate 40 congestion could ease with a potential new route to the area from Beckwith Road.
7:00 PM May 20, 2015
(Submitted to The Democrat) Wilson Books from Birth Director Peggy Simpson, left, accepts a memorial donation from Commissioner Cindy Brown and her husband, Bart.
Commissioner Cindy Brown and her husband Bart recently made a contribution to Wilson Books from Birth in memory of her mother, Edna Forbes.
2:00 PM May 20, 2015
A Lebanon family was recently chosen by Lowe’s Heroes to receive a home makeover.
9:30 PM May 19, 2015
(Submitted to The Democrat) Granville Antique Car Show will honor long time antique car collector Lanny McGowan. He is pictured with his collection of 20 automobiles.
The 17th annual Granville Heritage Day on May 23 entitled “Memories of the Roaring 20s” will be a full day of honoring those who have made great contributions as well as remembering memories of people of the past.