6:27 PM Oct 22, 2013
No one should simply shake their head and sadly lament the horrific story of child abuse that afflicted Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old child.
6:25 PM Oct 22, 2013
The Wilson County Commission was wise to defer a plan that would have effectively eliminated about $35,000 annually from New Leash on Life’s budget Monday.
9:34 AM Oct 22, 2013
This could be a shock to friends back home in Lebanon, but I am giving up baseball, or at least my San Diego Padre season tickets.
9:30 AM Oct 22, 2013
In the English language, there are two words that, when used together, can foster unity, joy, and a spirit of togetherness between parents, teachers and children. These two words describe an event that almost everyone can agree is fantastic, well-timed and much-needed. These two words, synonymous with happiness, are “Fall Break.” Unless you're me, of course. I sort of hate fall break. Not because I'm some sort of school-loving break-hater, but because I love these breaks a little too much.
10:08 PM Oct 19, 2013
There’s at least one major irony that came from the federal government’s recent shutdown. After all, isn’t the term government shutdown ironic in and of itself?
10:45 PM Oct 17, 2013
The social networking giant is causing a stir with a recently announced change to how the company handles privacy parameters for teenagers’ accounts.
5:56 PM Oct 16, 2013
The neglect and lack of maintenance to fire hydrants at least under the care of Water and Wastewater Authority of Wilson County pose a clear and direct danger to those living around them.
11:11 AM Oct 16, 2013
I can't believe it is almost time for one of my favorite holidays. Halloween is fast approaching, but this year I will be in the mountains and not attending any Halloween parties.
4:32 PM Oct 15, 2013
I know this topic is one that may turn a lot of people off, moreover, gross a lot of people out, but perhaps it’s time I enlighten the public.
4:20 PM Oct 14, 2013
Nobody wants to admit it, but parents everywhere appear to be losing their minds. And how could we not? Spending a large amount of time around children, who require constant entertainment and amusement, will definitely take a toll on your sanity.
4:18 PM Oct 14, 2013
It’s a little lonely in the Southwest corner while things were jumping (OK: considering the age, maybe skipping slowly) back home.
12:52 PM Oct 11, 2013
It’s no secret how much I love my job. Not sure? Just start a conversation with me. I can relate virtually any topic to some aspect of newspapers in the blink of an eye.
11:15 PM Oct 10, 2013
Speaking as a journalist, it’s easy to sometimes lose sight of why we do what we do.
7:31 PM Oct 10, 2013
This week, newspapers across the nation are devoting time and space in honor, homage and celebration of our service to our communities during National Newspaper Week, and The Lebanon Democrat is no different.

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