10:00 PM Oct 21, 2014
Eye-catching patterns are a vision to behold, so think bold this season and show your stripes.
9:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
Bobby Arnold with Spectra Energy presents Julie Beasley, principal at Sam Houston Elementary School, with $500.
8:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
Pictured (from left) are the organizers: Jerry Faulkner, Volunteer State Community College; Paige Brown, Gallatin Chamber of Commerce; and Linda Cash, Robertson County Schools. The award winners: Margot Fosnes, Robertson County Chamber of Commerce (accepting on behalf of Rob DeBerry), Realizing Robertson’s Future, Robertson County; Glenn Haynes, Trousdale Bank & Trust, Trousdale County; Nancy White, North Central Telephone Cooperative, Macon County; Abe Gaskins, MGM Industries, Sumner County; Royce Slaven,
The North Central P-16 Council has announced the inaugural Businesses Empowering Students and Teachers Award winners.
8:00 PM Oct 21, 2014
Bobby Arnold with Spectra Energy presented a check for $1,000 to Lebanon High School principal Myra Jane Sloan.
7:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
Chick-fil-A, Inc. selected three Lebanon residents, Isaac Freeman, Brittany Breaux and Abigail Mayer, as recipients of the chain’s $1,000 Leadership Scholarship.
6:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Pictured (front row, from left) are Aliceson Wood, Bridgitte Wright, Tyler Johns, Colby Walls and Ryan Conger; middle row, Kolby Birdwell, Nathan Sweeton, Tabitha Jenkins, LaDonna Tanner and Grayson Warren, (back row, from left), Colin Warren, Jacob Harrison, Jarrett Folkerts, Holdon Guy, Austyn Walls, Noah Dixon, Cody Warren and Carter Higgins.
The Central Region 4-H Poultry Judging contest was held Sept. 25 in Lebanon. Wilson County 4-H swept first place in all three age divisions of the contest.
5:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Brian McDonald, administrator of Hearthside Assisted Living, was a student of several Wilson County Retired Teachers Association members. He was happy to see Kenneth Watts. Watts was McDonald’s principal when he attended Byars-Dowdy Elementary School as a third grader.
Wilson County Retired Teachers’ Association met Oct. 9 at the Heights of Hearthside Clubhouse.
4:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
School News for Oct. 21, 2014
1:00 PM Oct 17, 2014
The Governor’s Highway Safety Office teamed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration from Oct. 19-25 to spread awareness about teen driver safety.
10:00 PM Oct 14, 2014
The key to a perfect outfit is sensible and stylish. Your life is unbelievably busy, but your clothes and colors should not be.
8:00 PM Oct 14, 2014
Ariya-Belle Woodson is only 16-months old, but she already has a passion for books that her mother, Kara Woodson, believes will put her miles ahead of the game when she enters school.
7:00 PM Oct 14, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Pictured holding this year’s winning piece from the Wilson County Fair Board are Randall Clemons and Helen  McPeak; and art scholarship winners David Huffman of Old Hickory, Alana Hilpert of Lebanon and Bethany Miller of Mt. Juliet and Wilson County Fair Fine Arts Chairman Clyde Rountree. (Not pictured is Erin Etheridge of Mt. Juliet.)
The Wilson County Fair Board recently gave out four art scholarships to local art students.
5:00 PM Oct 14, 2014
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hartsville will open up its doors Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for area high school seniors to sign up for Tennessee Promise and fill out their college applications as part of a statewide Scholarship Saturday.
4:30 PM Oct 14, 2014
Students receive white coats
11:00 AM Oct 14, 2014
All Wilson County high schools will participate in the upcoming State Farm Celebrate My Drive after huge success for county schools last year.
1:00 PM Oct 11, 2014
The big red American’s for Prosperity “Rotten to the Core” bus idled quietly outside the Veteran’s Building at the Ward Ag Center while inside, Julie West, president of Parents for Truth in Education, delivered a blistering critique of Common Core Standards to the Wilson County Tea Party at its September meeting.
8:00 AM Oct 11, 2014
The Wilson County Education and Budget committees approved funds for Wilson County Schools Thursday night in an effort to attract and retain school bus drivers.