9:00 AM Aug 22, 2015
Wilson County Century Farm Committee member Hal Parrott (left) and president Jason Haley present fellow committee member Geneva Thomas with a framed print Thursday during the Century Farm Luncheon at Fiddlers Grove.
About 200 farmers and friends of farmers gathered Thursday for the 21st annual Century Farm Luncheon at Fiddlers Grove.
11:05 AM Aug 20, 2015
The Lebanon Special School District Child Find is a free information and referral service that helps identify preschool and school-age children who may need assistance with learning challenges related to cognitive, speech, language, social interactions, behavior, vision, hearing and coordination.
8:00 AM Aug 20, 2015
After six months on the job, Helene Singer Cash will step down as Lebanon’s first economic development director, according to Mayor Philip Craighead.
12:00 PM Aug 19, 2015
Firefighters work to put out a fire at a home at 501 Fairview Ave. in Lebanon on Aug. 9. Investigators believe the fire was intentionally set but do not have enough evidence to prove arson.
Lebanon fire investigators still believe a fire was intentionally set at a home Aug. 9 on Fairview Avenue but do not plan to pursue arson charges due to lack of evidence.
3:00 PM Aug 15, 2015
“We are raising today’s children in sterile, risk-averse and highly structured environments. In so doing, we are failing to cultivate artists, pioneers and entrepreneurs, and instead cultivating a generation of children who can follow the rules in organized sports games, sit for hours in front of screens and mark bubbles on standardized tests.” — Darell Hammond
9:00 AM Aug 14, 2015
‘No guns allowed’ signs will remain
8:00 AM Aug 13, 2015
New law could allow it, but it’s discouraged by fair officials
5:00 PM Aug 11, 2015
Wilson County Crime Stoppers issued a reward Monday for information in a string of home burglaries around Watertown during a two-week span.
11:00 AM Aug 11, 2015
Andrew Barnes
A DUI suspect took police on a high-speed chase through Lebanon on Sunday morning with a 1-year-old in the back seat before officers crashed into his car to stop it.
9:00 AM Aug 11, 2015
Firefighters work to put out a fire at a home at 501 Fairview Ave. in Lebanon on Sunday afternoon. Investigators believe the fire was intentionally set.
Dog dies in Sunday afternoon house fire in Lebanon
6:00 PM Aug 1, 2015
“Indecision may or may not be my problem.” — Jimmy Buffett
2:00 PM Jul 25, 2015
Five dental practices in Wilson County teamed up recently to offer teachers the chance to win money for supplies and educational materials for their classrooms.
5:00 PM Jul 24, 2015
Mt. Juliet officials took nine months to send letters, set up booths, cross-reference church directories, post notifications, attend meetings, advertise and go door to door all to do some counting.
8:00 AM Jul 24, 2015
Amos Shook’s  remains were found in his 1968 Pontiac Catalina that was pulled Tuesday from 30 feet of water in North Carolina. Shook’s daughter, Pam Kolbe, lives in Lebanon.
Lebanon woman’s father disappeared in 1972 in N.C.; his remains found Tuesday
6:00 PM Jul 23, 2015
Children learn basket-weaving skills at the first Kidz Camp in June at Fiddlers Grove. The last Kidz Camp will be Friday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Local children have one more chance to work with their hands and learn several artisan skills Friday at Kidz Camp.
8:00 AM Jul 23, 2015
The Wilson County Balloon and Music Festival, originally scheduled for Labor Day weekend at the Lebanon Municipal Airport, has been moved to the spring, it was announced Wednesday.
5:00 PM Jul 18, 2015
Editor’s Note: In honor of the start of school in two weeks, the following column was originally published in the Aug. 3, 2013 edition of The Democrat.