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At 72, pastor who feeds thousands, receives his first house At 72, pastor who feeds thousands, receives his first house

“He has done so much for this community. He's fed several people – thousands upon thousands of meals – and he's genuine, and that's what you want to see. When you put your heart and your soul and contribute to a worthy cause, you want to do it for worthy people, and Brother Gill – he's the real deal.” - Bob Goodall 

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local news

Trial date set for teen who murdered mother

In a hearing Friday in Sumner County Criminal Court, a Hendersonville teen accused of murder was scheduled to stand trial on that and other charges April 13.

Time to pull the trigger

Should the city euthanize deer?

Bar Association recommends judge candidates

Bar Association recommends judge candidates
Thomas Boyers V. SUBMITTED / The Hendersonville Standard

After a review of candidates for a newly created General Session’s judgeship, the Sumner County Bar Association on Nov. 20 released the names of those they recommend for the position.

County to end routine brush pick-up service

Sumner County Roads Department Superintendent Judy Hardin announced last week that her department will no longer offer free brush pick-up service for unincorporated areas of the county. Hardin said that the county has spent a little more than $1 million over the past four years providing the service and that her department could no longer afford the expense.

Sports

District 9-AAA names its All-District team

Beech two-point conversion falls short

Video of Beech High School's failed two-point overtime conversion in last night's 42-41 playoff loss to Shelbyville.

High powered offenses clash Friday night

Having finished 9-1 during the regular season to earn a District 9-AAA title and a number two seed in the TSSAA 6-A state playoffs, the Hendersonville High School football Commandos will play host to a dangerous Independence Eagles team in their quest to return to the Blue Cross Bowl.

Knights face big road test to begin playoffs

The name Alex Trotter probably rings very familiar to those close to the Pope John Paul II High School football team. As the Knights enter the 2014 TSSAA Division II-AA playoffs, corralling the McCallie running back will be on the high-priority list for the Jerry Joslin coached Knights.

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