6:00 PM Jul 1, 2014
As many of you read this column, I will be about 30,000 feet somewhere between here and the Southwest corner.
1:00 PM Jun 28, 2014
“My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including Fourth of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand.” — Frederick Reines, American physicist
6:00 PM Jun 27, 2014
The Supreme Court Wednesday decided a case that I believe will become known as a landmark case.
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.
6:00 PM Jun 26, 2014
As I have mentioned in this column in the past, my husband and I decided to save ourselves quite a bit of money a few months ago by getting rid of our satellite service.
6:00 PM Jun 25, 2014
There’s a plethora of singing and talent competitions out there, there’s no argument about that.
6:00 PM Jun 24, 2014
There is no dateline here because my sister Martha, brother Joe, and I are back in Lebanon to put some periods at the end of an era.
3:00 PM Jun 21, 2014
I don’t take many vacations. In fact, I can probably count on one hand the number of vacations I’ve taken since college.
6:00 PM Jun 20, 2014
As an art buff, I like to keep up with what’s going on at Nashville’s Frist Center for the Visual Arts.
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.
6:00 PM Jun 19, 2014
People who have read my column before have probably seen some of my writings on the Vanderbilt Commodores. Well, at the risk of jinxing them (I hope I don’t), I have to brag on their performance thus far in the College World Series.
6:00 PM Jun 18, 2014
I’m just going to start it all off with the utter truth. There has never been a show I was more reluctant about than Game of Thrones.
9:00 PM Jun 14, 2014
I’m reminded this week of the timeless School House Rocks ditty, “Three is a Magic Number.”
6:00 PM Jun 13, 2014
Artificial Intelligence is apparently the phrase of the week this week.
2:00 PM Jun 13, 2014
Thumbs up to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which partnered with Lyk-Nu Collison Center, Zaxby’s, Kroger, Walmart, OfficeMax and Dawson’s Bakery in Hermitage to make Lukas Hollis’ wish come true. Hollis, who has cancer, was presented a remodeled family-owned Jeep Grand Cherokee for his 16th birthday Sunday at the Norene Community Center.
12:00 PM Jun 12, 2014
An announcement Wednesday that Southtec in Lebanon plans to expand and create new jobs is yet another signal a turnaround in the economy has arrived.
6:00 PM Jun 11, 2014
Last week was a big week for country music.