thewilsonpost 2011-04-21

Hermitage man dies in single car accident on I-40 East

By PATRICK HALLThe Wilson PostA Hermitage man was killed Wednesday afternoon when he swerved off the road and struck a tree on Interstate 40, just before Exit 238 in Lebanon.Lebanon Police Officer Steve Green said the victim was identified as Joshua D. Brown, 30, of Hermitage. Brown was traveling in the left hand lane of I-40 eastbound when his Dodge […]

Helen Virginia Fletcher, 80

Family Day of Fun set April 30 at Pickett Chapel

LEBANON — Families are invited to enjoy a day of music, food, fellowship and yard-sale shopping Saturday, April 30, at the Family Day of Fun, sponsored by the Wilson County Black History Committee.The event will be held in the parking lot of Historic Pickett Chapel, 209 East Market Street in Lebanon. The yard sale begins at 6:30 a.m. Other activities […]

Charles Beard Turney, 68

Howell reflects on TASC office

By DAVID HOWELLIt’s been 30 years since I’ve been Tennessee Association of Student Councils Vice President of 1980-1981, where I embraced the vision with fellow TASC members of how important it is to give back to our communities.I did not know how it would unveil, however I did know that the mission existed without compromise. The mission was to develop, […]


By BECKY ANDREWS, Wilson Living MagazineHave we met? Perhaps you’ve heard of me. I’m the meanest mom in the world. At least that’s what my 11-year-old has been calling me lately. Amazing how this new nickname came so soon after Christmas.I guess the first time I heard that little term of endearment from him was a year ago when I […]

Man arrested for pipe bomb

From Post staff reportsA man has been arrested and charged in connection with a pipe bomb that was found in a farmer’s field on Holmes Gap Road on March 13.Brian Heisler, 22, of 930 Neal Road, Watertown, was arrested on Tuesday, April 19, and charged with a prohibited weapon. He was released after posting bond and is to appear in […]

Martin, Hixson discuss recruiting with City Council

By PATRICK HALL, The Wilson PostJobs and recruiting new businesses were the focus of a Lebanon City Council work session Tuesday afternoon, as councilors discussed recruitment with Kenny Martin, director of economic development for Mt. Juliet, and G.C. Hixson, executive director of the Joint Economic and Community Development Board of Wilson County.The work session focused on a two-year plan proposed […]

Mary Durham, 89

Local prep baseball – April 20

By TOMMY BRYANBack-to-back games of errorless baseball helped pave the way for Wilson Central to sweep Lebanon in a District 9AAA two-game series earlier this week.Wednesday night in Gladeville, Central managed just one earned run off tough-luck LHS starter Cain Sloan, in a 4-1 victory over the Blue Devils.The Wildcats (13-11) broke open a 1-1 game with three runs in […]

Holli Dale Nunnery, 30

Our Feathered Friends – April 20

By RAY POPELike I mentioned in last week’s article, watch for Ruby-throated Hummingbirds. After Wednesday night, there were several sightings of this little favorite. My first reported sighting came from Larry and Julia Haun of the Norene/Statesville area. Larry was very excited to hear that his was the first of many called in over the last three days.Charlene Reeves has […]