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Big Brothers needs community's help
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Each year at Christmas Big Brothers of Mt. Juliet, with the help of The Mt. Juliet High School students, ROTC and numerous volunteers’ pack hundreds of food boxes and distribute toys to needy families in West Wilson County.  Sherry Bilbrey, President of Big Brothers stated that with the West Wilson County population continuing to increase they expect more families needing assistance for Christmas 2012.

Encore Theatre presents 'A Tuna Christmas'
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Encore Theatre Company is proud to present “A Tuna Christmas,” written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard. 

It is co-directed by and Starring Bowd Beal and Hugh Britt.

In this hilarious sequel to “Greater Tuna,” it’s Christmas in the third smallest town in Texas. 

An affectionate commentary on small-town, Southern life and attitudes, two men play the entire cast of over 20 eccentric characters of both genders and various ages. 

The story of “A Tuna Christmas” centers on the town’s annual Christmas Yard Display Contest, won 14 times in a row by Vera Carp. 

A mysterious “Christmas Phantom,” known for vandalizing the yard displays, threatens to throw the contest into turmoil. 

Among the subplots are Stanley Bumiller’s attempts to end his probation and leave Tuna, Bertha Bumiller’s trying to hold her family together at Christmastime, and Joe Bob Lipsey’s struggle to mount successfully his production of “A Christmas Carol” despite numerous vexations and obstacles.

A Tuna Christmas is a total delight for all seasons. 

Audiences who have and who have not seen Greater Tuna will enjoy this laugh filled evening.

Performances are Dec. 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m. and December 16 at 2:30 p.m.

For information or to reserve seats call (615)598-8950 or Purchase tickets on-line at

Wilson Co. Director of Schools Davis resigns
Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Sabrina Garrett

Special to The Chronicle

Wilson County Director of Schools Mike Davis announced at 6 p.m. this evening that he will officially resign from the position when his contract expires on June 30, 2013. The Board of Education approved this resignation with a 5-0 vote.

Christmas Parade Saturday
Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Kenny Howell

Managing Editor

Rain is in the forecast, but the Christmas parade is scheduled to go on as usual at 6 p.m. according to Mt. Juliet Parks and Recreation Director Jay Cameli. 

MJHS HOSA’s fundraiser banquet
Tuesday, December 4, 2012

MJHS HOSA’s Teens to Parents Project Banquet is Thursday, Dec. 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Mt. Juliet High School Cafeteria. 

The subject is “Texting and Driving is Dangerous,” and a raising awareness auction will be held with proceeds going to their ongoing campaign and to S.A.D.D, Students Against Destructive Decisions. 

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