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MJ History: Punk, Maurice Jennings and his country stores
Tuesday, September 18, 2012

This week we have another story from the Mt. Juliet Homecoming magazine, which is published each year along with the event. This week, we have “Punk: Maurice Jennings & His Country Stores.” It was written by Melody Jennings Griffin. 

If you lived in Mt. Juliet in the 1960s and 1970s, you will no doubt remember Maurice “Punk” Jennings, and his grocery stores, known as Jennings’ Grocery. These were honest-to-goodness country stores, the kind you seldom find anymore. Big chain stores are fast replacing these kinds of stores, but these older stores often provided the kind of service you cannot find in many of the larger stores. 

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City of MJ trying to improve customer service
Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Kenny Howell

Managing Editor

Mt. Juliet City Manager Kenny Martin is trying to improve the customer service at the City. 

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Vanderbilt, MJHS teaming up for ‘Be in the Zone; Turn Off Your Phone’
Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Hayley Richey

MJHS Intern Writer

Three counties in Tennessee were selected to take part in a program conducted by Vanderbilt University, “Be in the Zone; Turn Off Your Phone.” 

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Summer sprinkling coming to an end
Tuesday, September 18, 2012

The City of Mt. Juliet is approaching the end of its summer sprinkling policy. The city allows for six months on averaging and six months where the customer pays for the actual usage.

The following chart shows customers when to stop watering this year and when to resume next spring.

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Benefit yard sale for Bishop and Warrick Mikaelian
Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Benefit Yard & Bake Sale for Bishop & Warrick Mikaelian is Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22, 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. both days.

It is being held at Cloyd’s Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 595 West Division Street.

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