9:50 AM Jan 11, 2013
In 1992, Bruce Springsteen released a song called 57 Channels (And Nothin’ On). I think about that song every time I scroll through 2,000-plus channels looking for something remotely appealing. Some things never seem to change, no matter how many channels you add.
10:50 AM Jan 9, 2013
"For the true Southerner, winter is never not a disagreeable surprise."
10:20 AM Jan 5, 2013
“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”
10:00 AM Jan 5, 2013
It appears at this point in the middle school debate – especially where the old Lebanon High School building is concerned – the Wilson County Board of Education has been wise in the way it handled the tough decision it has ahead in all ways except for one.  
10:00 AM Dec 28, 2012
Absence from those we love is self from self – a deadly banishment. - William Shakespeare Christmas is traditionally a time for families and friends to join in one place - sometimes traveling hundreds of miles – to celebrate the season together. Such is the case...
10:00 AM Dec 21, 2012
There’s something about seeing those blue lights behind you as you’re cruising down the road. Reflexively, you check the speedometer to see if you were speeding and if so, how bad. You glance around to see if just maybe those lights are for someone else. Nope. This is generally when a...
9:50 AM Dec 19, 2012
I feel like there is a black cloud hanging over my head and I know I'm not alone. I haven't felt like this since Sept. 11, 2001. That feeling of needing to turn back time and change something. That feeling of being compelled to watch the news 24/7 as if that's the only thing I can do to get my fa...
10:50 AM Dec 8, 2012
As with many fields of work, constant training and communication is essential to success and advancement. Those who make up the Wilson County Emergency Management Agency are no different. WEMA officials opened their doors to representatives from more than 20 EMAs across Tennessee on Thurs...
10:30 AM Dec 8, 2012
Members of a committee tasked with the challenge of selecting adult and youth nominees for the fifth annual Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards did a wonderful thing recently. Instead of selecting an adult to represent Wilson County as its top volunteer, the committee – made up ...
9:30 AM Dec 8, 2012
“Crying is all right in its own way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.”
10:00 AM Dec 7, 2012
I’m a geek. If it involves bits or bytes, I’m like a kid on that first tour of the town fire truck. I say this with absolutely no shame, because it has proven to be extremely useful in cases of computer viruses and other miscellaneous technological quandaries. As a geek, the ho...
9:50 AM Dec 1, 2012
“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About t...
11:00 AM Nov 24, 2012
“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”  
9:50 AM Nov 24, 2012
Leaks in ceilings, insect infestations, mold, sewer gas issues and deplorable cafeteria conditions are not the way to describe quality, much less adequate, conditions students should have to put up with while at school.
9:30 AM Nov 17, 2012
“I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.”  – Martin Luther King Jr.
11:50 AM Nov 14, 2012
As another Election Day enters the history books, I have to admit there’s nothing like watching democracy in action.
11:30 AM Nov 14, 2012
On Sunday, thousands gathered in downtown Lebanon to celebrate our local veterans during two ceremonies. The first was the city’s annual parade, and a second event, the Fallen Soldiers March, rounded out the day’s activities.