4:30 PM Dec 11, 2014
John Greer Jr. honors basketball players from Lebanon, Wilson Central and Watertown with player of the week honors from the third week of the high school season.
3:00 PM Dec 11, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Wilson Bank & Trust employees Karen Withers, Ronda Grah, Janice Durnberger and Gary Smith got creative to display collection cans for this year’s Second Harvest penny drive. From now through January, all WB&T offices will collect change for Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to help the hungry. Wilson Bank & Trust branches are also distributing cans for individual collection efforts, and the bank will make a matching donation at the end of the drive.
Wilson Bank & Trust has once again partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and Ms. Cheap to help the hungry.
8:00 AM Dec 11, 2014
Winfree Bryant Middle School sixth graders are learning a new skill this week that may help them in the future.
8:00 PM Dec 10, 2014
The Wilson County Department of Children’s Services asks for the community’s help to make Christmas brighter for local foster children.
5:00 PM Dec 10, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Pictured (from left) are Wilson County Christmas for All board member Jim Harding, MTE Customers Care board chairman Doretha Wright and Wilson County Christmas for All president Alan Ricketts.
Middle Tennessee Electric’s Customers Care recently donated $10,000 of its Operation Round Up funds to the Wilson County Christmas for All.
1:00 PM Dec 10, 2014
USDA State Director Bobby Goode announced the agency recently entered into partnership with Woodbine Community Organization for direct loan packaging services to Wilson County.
12:00 PM Dec 10, 2014
(Kimberly Jordan • Lebanon Democrat) The current members of the 2014 class of Explorer Post 328 are pictured, along with advisors Sgt. James Lanier, and deputies Emy Bates, Christopher Keyes and James Smith.
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Department plans to give local youth the opportunity to learn some of the ins and outs of law enforcement with its Explorer program.
10:00 AM Dec 10, 2014
Name: Latoya Marie McDuffie. Height: 5 feet, 5 inches. Weight: 170 pounds. Last Seen: 602 Castle Heights Ave. in Lebanon. Warrants: Criminal court probation violation for two counts each of identity theft and forgery.
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.
8:00 AM Dec 10, 2014
A mandate by the state Republican Party will soon change the way the Wilson County’s GOP elects its officers for next year.
9:00 PM Dec 9, 2014
Clara Belle
Pets of the Week for Dec. 9, 2014
7:00 PM Dec 9, 2014
Samuel Morris
Twenty-one can be a great year or a real bummer. Samuel Morris arrived in Lebanon from Colorado without a high school diploma, no job, iffy housing possibilities and no transportation. Family came through: if he would work to obtain his high school equivalency diploma, get, and keep a job within a month, he would be provided housing.
5:00 PM Dec 9, 2014
The following local residents recently were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
1:00 PM Dec 7, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Carol Swain, professor of political science and law at Vanderbilt, speaks to the Wilson County Tea Party recently.
Carol Swain, professor of political science and law at Vanderbilt University, addressed the Wilson County Tea Party at its most recent meeting. She spoke on the results of the mid-term elections and constitutional overreach of executive orders on the issue of immigration.
12:00 PM Dec 7, 2014
 Chelsea Michelle Willett and Gregory Chase Garland
Weddings & Engagements for Dec. 6-7, 2014
8:00 AM Dec 4, 2014
An overturned tractor trailer carrying nearly 9,000 gallons of gasoline caused a serious traffic backup on Interstate 40 Wednesday.
9:00 PM Dec 2, 2014
Pets of the Week for Dec. 2, 2014
4:30 PM Dec 2, 2014
Pictured (from left) are Moss, Claire Garrell from Marshall County, Amelia Higgins from Wilson County and Mark Anderson, scholarship chairman. Not pictured is Jacob Lay from Monroe County, who was unable to attend the banquet.
The 2014 Wilson County Livestock ‘Hale Moss’ Scholarships were awarded recently.