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MJ History: The deeds of Colonel Robert Butler
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Donna G. Ferrell

Special to The Chronicle

We have another piece from Donna G. Ferrell this week. This one is titled “The Deeds of Colonel Robert Butler.” 

The writer asked her niece, Diane Weathers, to trace the deeds in Wilson County of Robert Butler. Using the landmarks and local names in the deeds, she found the place, the original 640 acres of Robert Butler. Weathers came by with a map and off we went on a road trip. We traveled west on Central Pike (not here in 1820), turned on Chandler Road (not here in 1820), and went to the crest of a hill (here in 1820). 

Vietnam Veterans of America Lebanon Chapter help local vets
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

In the aftermath of the Vietnam conflict, many of the veterans of all the services who served felt isolated and alone, were discouraged, felt abandoned, and feared that no one cared. A great number of these veterans had physical and/or medical problems that were not being addressed. In January 1978 a group of Vietnam veteran activists went to Washington, D.C. The result of their efforts eventually became the Vietnam Veterans of America organization (VVA). 

Air Force opens new Career Center
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Elaine Gunn

Intern Writer

On May 3 the Air Force’s new Career Center opened its doors to the Mt. Juliet public.

Essentially just relocation from the Lebanon center, the space’s purpose is to provide enlistment opportunities regarding the Air Force.

“With Mt. Juliet growing like it is, the Air Force decided to move in,” stated Technical Sergeant Brandon Herrington, enlisted accessions recruiter. 

Charlie Daniels attended the ribbon cutting of the new center recently. 

The new location is set directly across from the Mt. Juliet Post Office at 2592 North Mount Juliet Road and is open from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. TSgt Herrington can be reached at 758-8969 or through email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Because of the community’s growing population TSgt Herrington and the Air Force are eager to see the benefits of the new center.

Those interested in serving the country through the United States Air Force are encouraged to take advantage of this new opportunity within the Mt. Juliet Community.

For more information about being a part of this branch, visit


Encore Theatre bringing 'A Bad Year for Tomatoes' to the stage
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Encore Theatre Company presents “A Bad Year For Tomatoes” by John Patrick

Gladeville Elementary Principal's List, Honor Roll
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Principal’s List

Second grade: Jacob Armistead, Davis Brewer, Alexa Borski, Madison Carey, Chloe Crabtree, Emylia Goodner, Will Hamilton, Emma Herron, Alli Johnson, Adler Kerr, Madison Kibbe, Riley Kraus, Tammy Le, Kennedy McAfee, Luke Meadows, Ayden Mendoza, Zach Moon, Kara Moss, Katy Rowe, Erin Tucker, Sulley Vincion, Brock Wamack, Whitney Yankura.

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