Today is Tuesday, June 30, 2015



Till Death Do We Eat

We had another good rain for our gardens, but it has caused the grass to grow almost faster than my lawnmower can cut it. I don't know where all of the birds have come from, but they can empty four feeders in a matter of two ...

Wilson grants first same-sex marriage license

In a whirlwind of activity since this morning's U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning a statewide ban, a Mt. Juliet couple was granted the first marriage license to a same-sex couple in Wilson County.

WC Clerk ready to OK same-sex marriage licenses

UPDATED -- Wilson County Clerk's Office Supervisor Scott Goodall said their office is now ready to process same-sex marriage licenses.

'Swamp People,' Worley featured at Gander Mtn. event

Mt. Juliet will be a mecca for all things outdoors for the next three days with an all out bash that includes a chance to swap swamp tales (and get autographs and selfies) with the infamous History Channel's "Swamp People," a...

 

Growth plans include offices, warehouses
Growth plans include offices, warehouses

Lebanon is about to grow again.

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Fire trucks add excitement to Summer Reading Program
Fire trucks add excitement to Summer Reading Program
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Vehicle Testing Centers to Close for Independence Day Weekend
Vehicle Testing Centers to Close for Independence Day Weekend

All vehicle emissions testing centers in Wilson, Sumner, Rutherford and Williamson counties will close on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in celebration of Independence Day.

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Six Wilson County schools to get new start and dismissal times in August
Six Wilson County schools to get new start and dismissal times in August

Six schools in the Wilson County Schools System will have new starting and ending times for the 2015-16 school year, which begins Monday, Aug. 3.

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CU BASEBALL -- 'Dogs land Jay Feliciano
CU BASEBALL -- 'Dogs land Jay Feliciano
Feliciano

JuCo first team All-America OF --
It's safe to say the rebuilding effort has started in earnest at Cumberland University.

Coming off a 20-31 season in 2015, CU's Hall of Fame Coach Woody Hunt is hitting the recruiting trail with a vengeance.

His first big signee for the 2016 season is Jay Feliciano, a power hitting outfielder from Southeastern Community College in West Burlington, Iowa.

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GOLF -- Teams needed for Harbrecht event

Monday, June 29 at Five Oaks --
Openings remain for teams to play in both the 15th annual Dr. Cary Harbrecht Memorial Chamber Summer Scramble and the Golden Heroes Classic Monday, June 29 at Five Oaks Golf & Country Club.

According to tournament officials with the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, two teams are needed in the afternoon flight while several (50 and over) teams are needed to fill out the field in the morning tournament.

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HOOPS - Chowbay leaves Belmont
HOOPS - Chowbay leaves Belmont
Chowbay

will enroll at Martin Methodist --
Former Mt. Juliet High three-sport standout Caleb Chowbay will transfer from Belmont to Martin Methodist, an NAIA program in Pulaski.

Chowbay, a two-time Academic All-Conference performer and a 6-2 guard during his time at Belmont, will have two years of eligibility for the RedHawks.

He played in 28 games for Belmont this past season, averaging 2.5 ppg, as the Bruins finished 22-11 overall -- losing to Virginia in the opening round of the NCAA tournament.

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Reeves will run for Trevecca
Reeves will run for Trevecca
Reeves

after signing in 2014 with TWC --
It didn't take long for Lebanon's Anthony Reeves to change his higher education plans when he discovered Tennessee Wesleyan College cross country coach Shawn Jakubowski had resigned in late May.

He had signed scholarship papers with TWC back in December, but the NAIA does not require a National Letter of Intent -- allowing Reeves the freedom to explore his options.

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