A recent change in state law has prompted Wilson County judicial commissioners and deputies to begin issuing court summonses instead of warrants on some suspects that would have been arrested prior to the change.
The Wilson County Black History Committee and The Roy Bailey African American Museum and History Center played host to “Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement” on Saturday, a presentation on the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer that followed the signing of Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Wilson County Mayor Hutto, Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead, Watertown Mayor Mike Jennings and Mt. Juliet Mayor Ed Hagerty (not pictured) present a proclamation to Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt for the week of July 28 to be Woody Hunt Week.
The Leadership Wilson Reverse Draw ended with 10 winning ticketholders splitting the $10,000 grand prize. The winners included Mike Davis; Clark Oakley; Maggie Lea; Marnie Battistini; Josh Dickerson; Sean Dozier and Joel Thacker who split a ticket; Robin Sistad, Jim Powell and Richard Watson who split a ticket; Nick Hays; B.J. Allen; and Jack Pratt. Photos are courtesy of Deborah Jackson and Scott Bowen.