8:00 PM Oct 22, 2014
Mark Pody
The Tennessee Employees Action Movement announced it endorsed Rep. Mark Pody, R-Lebanon, in the race for the state House in District 46.
5:00 PM Oct 22, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) The Friendship Christian School homecoming court includes (from left) Gracie Bentley, Monica Bolen, Tara Holcombe, Jolin Baker and queen Rachel Pettross.
Friendship Christian School will celebrate homecoming Oct. 30.
4:00 PM Oct 22, 2014
It’s time for alumni and friends to return to campus, reconnect with old friends and professors and see what’s happening at Cumberland University.
12:00 PM Oct 22, 2014
Bernie Ash
The grand marshal for Wilson County’s Veteran’s Day parade will be Veterans Service Officer Bernie Ash.
11:30 AM Oct 22, 2014
Friendship boys open season with win over Southside
10:00 AM Oct 22, 2014
Name: Katie Joyce Owens. Height: 5 feet, 2 inches. Weight: 120 pounds. Last Seen: 106 N. Hatton St. in Lebanon. Warrants: General sessions probation violation for assault, theft, two counts of failure to appear and four counts of driving while suspended.
Editor’s Note: The following are suspects booked into the Wilson County Jail during the specified time frame. All persons charged are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
8:30 AM Oct 22, 2014
Sheen earns TSWA honor
11:00 PM Oct 21, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Op and Kay Walker will appear as William and Cynthia Vestel at Historic Granville Ghost Walk
Historic Granville will hold its second annual Ghost Walk Oct. 24-25 through the historic buildings and Clover Street.
9:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
Bobby Arnold with Spectra Energy presents Julie Beasley, principal at Sam Houston Elementary School, with $500.
9:00 PM Oct 21, 2014
Pets of the Week for Oct. 21, 2014
8:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
Pictured (from left) are the organizers: Jerry Faulkner, Volunteer State Community College; Paige Brown, Gallatin Chamber of Commerce; and Linda Cash, Robertson County Schools. The award winners: Margot Fosnes, Robertson County Chamber of Commerce (accepting on behalf of Rob DeBerry), Realizing Robertson’s Future, Robertson County; Glenn Haynes, Trousdale Bank & Trust, Trousdale County; Nancy White, North Central Telephone Cooperative, Macon County; Abe Gaskins, MGM Industries, Sumner County; Royce Slaven,
The North Central P-16 Council has announced the inaugural Businesses Empowering Students and Teachers Award winners.
8:00 PM Oct 21, 2014
Bobby Arnold with Spectra Energy presented a check for $1,000 to Lebanon High School principal Myra Jane Sloan.
7:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
Chick-fil-A, Inc. selected three Lebanon residents, Isaac Freeman, Brittany Breaux and Abigail Mayer, as recipients of the chain’s $1,000 Leadership Scholarship.
6:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Pictured (front row, from left) are Aliceson Wood, Bridgitte Wright, Tyler Johns, Colby Walls and Ryan Conger; middle row, Kolby Birdwell, Nathan Sweeton, Tabitha Jenkins, LaDonna Tanner and Grayson Warren, (back row, from left), Colin Warren, Jacob Harrison, Jarrett Folkerts, Holdon Guy, Austyn Walls, Noah Dixon, Cody Warren and Carter Higgins.
The Central Region 4-H Poultry Judging contest was held Sept. 25 in Lebanon. Wilson County 4-H swept first place in all three age divisions of the contest.
5:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Brian McDonald, administrator of Hearthside Assisted Living, was a student of several Wilson County Retired Teachers Association members. He was happy to see Kenneth Watts. Watts was McDonald’s principal when he attended Byars-Dowdy Elementary School as a third grader.
Wilson County Retired Teachers’ Association met Oct. 9 at the Heights of Hearthside Clubhouse.
5:00 PM Oct 21, 2014
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Department will sponsor an explorer program for high school students to help them bridge the gap between school and careers.
4:30 PM Oct 21, 2014
School News for Oct. 21, 2014