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GladeFest set for Sept. 21
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

For the 11th consecutive fall, GladeFest will offer fun for the entire family in the Gladeville community.  This year’s event takes place Saturday, Sept. 21, with most activities taking place between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Early birds can start the day with breakfast at Gladeville Elementary School between from 7:30 and 10 a.m., sponsored by the Mt. Juliet Chick-Fil-A.  The GladeFest 5K Run, hosted by and benefiting the Wilson Central Navy JROTC, starts at 8 a.m., with registration beginning at 7 a.m.  

Most GladeFest events will kick off at 9 a.m.  Among the attractions this year are a farmers’ market; variety of craft vendors; carnival games at Gladeville Elementary’s fall festival; pony rides; a live entertainment stage sponsored by Sonic; antique car, tractor and engine contests; and free children’s inflatables at Wilson Bank & Trust.  Baseball games will also take place throughout the day at the Gladeville ball field.

From 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., registration will be open for the GladeFest Antique/Classic Car & Truck show, with awards to be presented at 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Manheim Nashville and Cumberland Auto Body Repair, the auto show offers an opportunity to see a variety of antique and classic vehicles from across Tennessee and surrounding states.

There’s no need to worry about going hungry at GladeFest.  A wide variety of food vendors will be on hand offering concessions ranging from hamburgers and barbecue to homemade pies.

As part of a showcase of Gladeville community history, entries from quilt and photography contests will be held inside Wilson Bank & Trust’s Gladeville office. Entries for both contests will be accepted on Sept. 13 and 14 at the bank, located at 8875 Stewarts Ferry Pike.  

For more information about GladeFest or related events, please contact the Gladeville office of Wilson Bank & Trust at 443-6522.

Senior Center to hold Celebrate MJ Walk
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Channel 5 News Anchor, Vicky Yates is the Honorary Chair of the event and will be the official walk starter Saturday, Oct. 26 for the Celebrate MJ Walk.

The three mile & six mile walks will start and end at the Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center. Vicky will join the half mile mini walk for kids and seniors at 8:30 a.m.

Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and opening ceremonies will begin at 7:45 a.m. The walk will begin at 8 a.m. Ms. Senior Wilson County, Deborah Williams will sing the National Anthem. The walk will proceed north on Mt. Juliet for 1.5 miles and circle back for the first 3 mile loop. Walkers can end there or proceed south for a second 3 mile loop. Along the way, walkers will enjoy several water stations, music, mascots, cheerleaders and event hoopla. The post event party includes refreshments and a concert with Country Artist, Paul Alan Coons. 

A prize will be presented to the largest team and the team that raises the most money. Since it is Halloween weekend, a prize will also be presented to the walker wearing the most creative costume. 

The $25 (6 mile and 3 mile) and $15 (half mile) fee includes a commemorative T-shirt designed by artist, Sally Murphy, opening ceremonies, the post event party and concert. Sally’s third year T-shirt design, highlights Mt. Juliet Road and the walkers in bright shoes on the beautiful Mt. Juliet Road. Goody Bags & T-shirts can be picked up the day before the walk from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Early bird walkers who pay by Oct 1 will receive a $5 discount).

Proceeds will benefit the Mt. Juliet Senior activity center, “where friends meet”. The mission of the center is to provide a place for older adults to gather for social, educational and recreational activities and to alleviate isolation and loneliness among the elderly. 

Churches, schools, families, business, clubs, organizations and individuals are invited to participate in the premier event to celebrate our community and support our seniors. For more information on sponsorship opportunities and to register your team call, Linda McClanahan at 758-9114. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;

Commissioners vote to remodel Station 3 for MJFD
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Kenny Howell

Managing Editor

The Board of Commissioners called a special meeting Thursday to discuss possibly making Station 3 behind City Hall, the northern fire station for the Mt. Juliet Fire Department. 

Lakeview earns Reward status in 2 categories, 1 of 16 in state
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Kenny Howell

Managing Editor

The State of Tennessee recently named 169 schools as Reward Schools, which means they were the top five percent in either annual growth or academic achievement. 

Local singers and songwriters to perform at Charlie Daniels Park
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Twelve local singers and songwriters will perform at Charlie Daniels Park Stage Saturday, Sept. 7 from 3:30 to 7:15 p.m.   There is no admission fee, so bring a lawn chair, blanket, some snacks, sit back and relax to great music by the people that write the songs and live here.  

“We have a lot of talent in the area and we want to showcase many of the singers and songwriters who make the music sing,” says Gary Rabideau,  Chairman of The Arts Alliance of Middle Tennessee.  “The line up that we have is outstanding and you will want to be here. The weather forecast is calling for 83 degrees with no chance of rain and low humidity. Wow what a day to come to Mt.Juliet’s Charlie Daniels Park to relax and listen to great music by your friends and neighbors.

The artists performing  are: Jenny Casey, The Red Wine Effect, Suzanne Karr, Carson Ruff & Emily Raney, Kelly Monahan, Linda McKenzie, Travis Lamb, Tyler Goodson & Willi Evans, Jason Delkou, Tyler House and Amanda White. The music styles will vary from Country to Indie with a lot in between.

Please access details on the event at The City of Mt. Juliet website under city calendar or click on -  In the event of inclement weather and cancellation there are no plans for a reschedule of that night’s performances. For more information call Gary Rabideau at (615)415-1740.

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