5:00 PM Apr 4, 2015
“We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining – they just shine.” — Dwight L. Moody
6:00 PM Mar 28, 2015
“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.” — C.S. Lewis
9:00 AM Mar 26, 2015
Ask any Leadership Wilson class of the past two decades and they’ll say they are the best class ever.
6:00 PM Mar 21, 2015
After spending a grand total of 1,807 miles in a car with my lovely wife and wonderful three children last week while on vacation in Texas, it was refreshing to return to work and one of my most favorite times of the year, Sunshine Week.
6:00 PM Mar 14, 2015
If you ever want to know someone really well, take a trip with him or her. Then again, there are some things that probably should just remain a mystery.
10:00 PM Feb 28, 2015
Last week’s winter storm kept Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corp. crews busy to restore power to its customers in Wilson County.
9:00 AM Feb 27, 2015
Wilson County Boy Scouts were center stage Thursday and captured the spotlight at the Friends of Scouting Luncheon at The Mill in Lebanon.
8:00 AM Jan 31, 2015
Will fired Lebanon police Chief Scott Bowen’s disciplinary hearing Wednesday be open or closed to the public?
7:00 PM Jan 24, 2015
“While the liberal media elite depict the bowler as a chubby guy with a comb-over and polyester pants, the reality is that bowling is one of the most tech-heavy sports today. Robotic pinsetters and computerized scoring were just the beginning.” — Chris Hardwick
12:00 PM Jan 24, 2015
The staff at the new Tennessee College of Applied Technology was visibly excited to welcome members of Wilson County’s legislative delegation, state Board of Regents members and city and county leaders Friday for breakfast at the new Lebanon campus.
4:00 PM Jan 17, 2015
Wilson County artist Phil Ponder looks at a portrait of Andrew Jackson.
To commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans, The Hermitage launched a new $1.1 million exhibit Jan. 8.
10:10 AM Jan 12, 2015
Harvill Eaton
Cumberland University president Harvill Eaton announced Sunday in an email to faculty and staff he plans to retire.
1:30 PM Jan 11, 2015
Funeral arrangements were announced Friday for Casia Watkins, who was shot Monday night in a drive-by shooting at her grandmother’s home and died early Thursday morning at a Nashville hospital.
10:00 PM Jan 10, 2015
“Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower
9:00 AM Jan 9, 2015
(Jared Felkins • Lebanon Democrat) Winfree Bryant Middle School principal Becky Kegley looks down an empty hallway Thursday as classes were cancelled due to sub-freezing temperatures. Kegley spent Thursday preparing for students’ return Friday in the wake of seventh-grader Casia Watkins’ death.
A community’s prayers of hope turned to consolation and grief Thursday as 13-year-old Casia Watkins died from the wounds she suffered in a drive-by shooting Monday night.
12:00 PM Jan 8, 2015
With temperatures expected to dip into the single digits Wednesday night and into Thursday morning, both Wilson County and Lebanon students didn’t have to brave the cold, while power companies across the state readied for the frigid conditions.
9:00 AM Jan 7, 2015
Attorneys and an administrative law judge are considering an early February date to argue former Lebanon police Chief Scott Bowen’s disciplinary appeal hearing.