1:44 PM Dec 17, 2014
Candice McQueen
Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday announced Candice McQueen, a teacher and dean at Lipscomb University in Nashville, will join his cabinet as commissioner of the state Department of Education.
12:30 PM Dec 17, 2014
Paige Baugher
Mt. Juliet native averaged 14 points, 4.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.3 steals per game, while shooting 52 percent (13-of-25) from the field
11:25 PM Dec 16, 2014
Gavin McKinney
After building Cumberland into NAIA power
9:00 PM Dec 16, 2014
Pets of the Week for Dec. 16, 2014
8:00 PM Dec 16, 2014
Timothy Scott Hutchings
Lebanon native Timothy Scott Hutchings attended the Tennessee Preparatory School in Nashville. The need for a job took priority over the need for an education; Hutchings quit before completing his senior year.
5:00 PM Dec 16, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Watertown FFA was the land judging team winner. Pictured, from left, are Ryan Murphy, Rachel McCall, Jessica Middlebrooks and Dale Grishom. Not pictured is Steve Howarton, Watertown FFA advisor.
The Wilson County Soil Conservation District recently held its annual banquet at the James Ward Agricultural Center.
4:30 PM Dec 16, 2014
Byars Dowdy Elementary School students of the month
4:00 PM Dec 16, 2014
The Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions has received a $70,000 grant from the Atlanta-based Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation. It is the latest gift from a foundation that has a long history of giving to the university.
3:39 PM Dec 16, 2014
Sheriff Robert Bryan
A 15-year-old Lebanon High School student was charged Monday after school officials discovered he had a handgun and magazine full of ammunition, including three powerful hollow-point bullets, in his possession.
3:30 PM Dec 16, 2014
Racheal Pellerin
Racheal Sydney Pellerin from Winfree Bryant Middle School was one of more than 50 elementary, junior and high school cheerleaders and dancers across the country who performed in the UCA/UDA Thanksgiving Tour at Walt Disney World.
2:00 PM Dec 16, 2014
Betty Hall recites a Christmas story called Annie and Willie’s Prayer by Sophia Snow for members of the Wilson County Retired Teachers’ Association at its December meeting. Hall memorized the story listening to her mother read the story to her and her siblings through the years.
Wilson County Retired Teachers Association ended the first half of the 2014-2015 year at the meeting on Dec. 6 at the First Church of the Nazarene. Four new members have been added to the WCRTA roster in 2014, keeping membership over 100 retired teachers. The newest member is Benny Jennings.
1:00 PM Dec 16, 2014
Pictured are Ensley Hagan (left), president of the Noon Rotary, and Tory Tredway, director of the Wilson Habitat.
The Lebanon Noon Rotary Club recently made a $1,500 donation through its foundation to support the Community Build of the Wilson Habitat for Humanity.
12:30 PM Dec 16, 2014
Lebanon Jr.-Sr. Pro results