9:00 AM Dec 19, 2014
The Veterans of Foreign Wars honored this year’s essay contest winner with a dinner and presentation Wednesday night at the Wilson County Fairgrounds Veterans Building.
7:00 PM Dec 18, 2014
Janet Akers
After 20 years of caring for individuals at hospitals and clinics, Janet Akers is looking forward to providing compassionate in-home care for local families around her hometown through her new franchise, Home Helpers and Direct Link of Northern Middle Tennessee.
1:30 PM Dec 18, 2014
Watertown senior power forward Bay Cole scored 21 points against Goodpasture on 9-of-10 shooting from the floor and 3-of-3 from the free-throw line. Also pictured is coach Lane Price.
John Greer Jr. presents players of the week awards for Week 4 of the high school basketball season to players from Lebanon, Wilson Central and Watertown.
1:00 PM Dec 18, 2014
The Wilson County Commission honored and listened to several guests during its December meeting Monday.
7:00 PM Dec 17, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) United Way president John McMillin accepts a check from Lebanon’s First Tennessee Bank vice president of community banking Bob Gash for $1,965 from the First Tennessee Bank Foundation.
First Tennessee Foundation recently awarded United Way of Wilson County nearly $2,000 as the most recent contribution to United Way of Wilson County’s present campaign.
9:00 PM Dec 16, 2014
Pets of the Week for Dec. 16, 2014
7:00 PM Dec 16, 2014
Rachel Warren smiles as Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto and former Wilson County Mayor Robert Dedman honor Warren during Monday’s Wilson County Commission meeting. Dedman hired the retiring Warren 23 years ago.
The Wilson County Commission debated several issues Monday, including a letter to a state office regarding the county’s credit rating and the yearly budget deadline.
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.
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.
10:00 AM Dec 16, 2014
Name: Melissa Gayle Iricks. Height: 5 feet, 4 inches. Weight: 140 pounds. Last Seen: 414B Sam Houston Drive in Lebanon. Warrants: Domestic assault and two counts of failure to appear on simple narcotics possession.
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.
7:00 PM Dec 14, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Vulcan Materials Co. sales representative Troy Haydel (left) presents a corporate check to United Way of Wilson County director of development and community relations Laura Swanson.
Vulcan Materials Co. recently presented United Way of Wilson County a corporate gift for $375 for this year’s campaign.
12:00 PM Dec 14, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Hoover
Weddings & Engagements for Dec. 13-14, 2014
11:00 AM Dec 14, 2014
Eva Sophia Garcia
Birth Announcements for Dec. 13-14, 2014
7:00 PM Dec 13, 2014
The Robert H. Hatton Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans plans to hold a benefit turkey shoot with proceeds to go toward restoration of the 7th Tennessee Infantry Regimental Flag.
6:00 PM Dec 13, 2014
Wilson and five other Middle Tennessee counties recently enrolled in a program administered by Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System to help reduce the number of those who have been placed in county jail facilities from returning and instead finding for themselves positive life experiences outside of incarceration.
3:00 PM Dec 13, 2014
Regulations governing the use of the county right of way and a potential property switch between the city of Lebanon and Wilson County top this year’s final Wilson County Commission meeting agenda.
9:00 PM Dec 12, 2014
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