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Lochinvar plans expansion Lochinvar plans expansion

Lebanon-based Lochinvar, LLC, announced this week the upcoming expansion of its world headquarters on Maddox-Simpson Parkway. The project will add 74,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and storage capacity, as well as an extended office area and a "significantly enhanced" engineering facility that is twice the size of the current space.

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General News

Sketch released of kidnap suspect

Sketch released of kidnap suspect
Kidnap suspect

The Lebanon Police Department has released a sketch of a suspect being sought in connection with an attempted kidnapping earlier this month.

The incident took place around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the Pet Sense store, 621 S. Cumberland Street.

UPDATE -- Gibbs Pharmacy burglarized

UPDATE -- Gibbs Pharmacy burglarized

CRIME UPDATE -- The Lebanon Police Department is looking at in-store video as they investigate a weekend burglary at Gibbs Pharmacy, 1427 W Baddour Pkwy.

855 vote early on sales tax hike

Early voting in the City of Lebanon Sales Tax Referendum ended Thursday, Sept. 18 with 855 total votes recorded.

Early voting began Sept. 3 at the Wilson County Election Commission. The election will be held Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the 12 regular assigned polling places from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

MJ to be new hub for FedEx

Mt. Juliet has been selected to be the site of a new hub for FedEx, a project that could bring a large number of jobs to the area.

General Sports

CU's Self earns another MSC honor

CU's Self earns another MSC honor
CU's Mike Self

Cumberland's Mike Self is the Mid-South Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday.

The weekly honor is the second weekly award of the season for Self -- who hit a pair of field goals and pinned Belhaven inside its own 20-yard line five times in a 41-9 win.

Groves' hat trick paces CU soccer

Groves' hat trick paces CU soccer
Sammy Groves

LEBANON -- Sophomore Sammy Groves netted a hat trick and assisted on two other goals while Shauna Gilpin and Kaitlin Phillips each scored twice in 8th-ranked Cumberland's 10-0 victory over Shawnee State in women's soccer action Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.

The Bulldogs (7-0-1, 2-0-0 Mid-South) took a while to find a groove against a very high backline for the Bears, with CU called offsides six times in the opening period.

PREP FOOTBALL -- MJ 17, Wilson Central 10

PREP FOOTBALL -- MJ 17, Wilson Central 10
Tavner Simmons

Simmons pick seals deal for MJ
GLADEVILLE -- Tavner Simmons' leaping interception at the two-yard line preserved Mt. Juliet's 17-10 victory over Wilson Central Friday at Wildcat Stadium.

The win was the sixth in a row for the Golden Bears over their cross-country rivals and was played in front of a packed house.

Aruh goal, assist lifts CU men

Lebanon High graduate Chuka Aruh scored the first goal and assisted on another in Cumberland's 3-1 win over Shawnee State in men's soccer action Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.

The Bulldogs (2-4-1, 1-1-0 Mid-South) scored the first two goals of the match and got an insurance tally in the 87th minute, with Alex Marr netting his second goal of the year on a nice assist from Aruh.

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