3:00 PM Jul 25, 2014
Thumbs up to all of Wilson County’s voters who got early voting off to a strong start.
3:00 PM Jul 18, 2014
Thumbs up to Mt. Juliet native and NASA astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore.
3:00 PM Jul 11, 2014
Thumbs up to organizers of a backpack giveaway in memory of Reshardo Juantai Clemmons, which will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in the open-air pavilion.
3:00 PM Jul 9, 2014
In situations such as the one where a director of schools admits in an open meeting he drank a beer and drove his county-issued vehicle home and reaches an agreement to part ways with his position he took less than a year from being hired, it’s safe to say new leadership is a welcome sight.
3:00 PM Jul 3, 2014
Thumbs up to former Mt. Juliet High School standout pitcher Taylor Hill for being called up to play for the Washington Nationals.
3:00 PM Jun 27, 2014
Thumbs up to detectives from Lebanon, Mt. Juliet, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department and 20th Judicial Task Force agents for taking down a significant marijuana growing operation worth an estimated $160,000 last week. Officers seized more than 200 marijuana plants at various stages of growth, lights and other equipment needed to grow the plants. They also seized seven vehicles, one loaded gun and a large amount of cash believed to be proceeds from marijuana sales. A father and son were charged in connection with the case.
3:00 PM Jun 20, 2014
Thumbs up to Habitat for Humanity of Wilson County, which will celebrate the completion of its 60th build locally Sunday as the organization helped Jennifer Clark build her home on Alydar Drive in Watertown. This year is the 20th anniversary of Wilson County’s Habitat for Humanity’s first home.