Today is Friday, March 6, 2015



Snowed in, again

Many Wilson Countians are "so over" wintry weather.

Barking for bites

Angela Chapman's trio of Spoil Me S'mo healthy dog treats have proven so flavorful that on occasion a few of her human friends wolfed them down so hastily that their pooches had to wait at the back of the ...

Star to run to Country Music Marathon

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), Wilson County government and Premier Orthopaedics are partnering to operate a special Music City Star train on Saturday, April 25 from Lebanon to downtown Nashville for the 2015...

March's madness- snow, ice to return

If you haven't been to the grocery store yet - now is the time.

Using tech to teach

It doesn't happen often in Middle Tennessee, but sometimes the roads are too slippery for school buses to travel. And teachers are worried their students will slip behind, too.

 

City employees get 'cafeteria' of insurance
City employees get 'cafeteria' of insurance

The Lebanon City Council has chosen which insurance policies to offer as the city goes to a "cafeteria" approach to providing health insurance to its employees.

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Wilson County sees third fatality in a week

A Gallatin woman was the third person killed in a vehicular accident in Wilson County this week.

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Read the March 6, 2015 e-edition
Read the March 6, 2015 e-edition

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Cash hired as City's economic recruiter
Cash hired as City's economic recruiter
Cash

Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead announced the hiring of local businesswoman Helene Singer Cash as the city's new economic development director (EDD) in a statement released this (Wednesday) morning.

"Helene is a highly regarded professional with extensive knowledge of the local economy and governmental interactions," Craighead said of Singer Cash, who is the owner of The Crystal Couture Store in Lebanon. "She will be a great asset to the city as it continues to work to create jobs and advance retail opportunities within the City of Lebanon."

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PREP SPORTS - Spring schedules open March 9
PREP SPORTS - Spring schedules open March 9

Baseball & softball teams in action --
The 2015 TSSAA spring sports schedule cranks up Monday with several local teams opting to go South in order to escape the bad weather.

The baseball and softball teams from Wilson Central High and Friendship Christian School are participating in the annual Nike Classic -- being staged at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex -- just a stone's throw from the Alabama coast.

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Lady Bulldogs advance on buzzer-beater
Lady Bulldogs advance on buzzer-beater
Jalita Fason

Fason nails last-ditch three --
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Jalita Fason hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds remaining and paced Cumberland with 18 points in a 59-56 victory over 22nd-ranked University of Pikeville on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women's Basketball Championships in Frankfort, Ky.

With the win the Bulldogs (16-11) advance to the semifinals on Saturday to face third-ranked Campbellsville University at 1 p.m. Central Time.

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Mt. Juliet falls in AAA quarterfinals
Mt. Juliet falls in AAA quarterfinals
Rae DeGray

Lady Bears end season 32-3 --
MURFREESBORO -- An 11-3 run early in the fourth quarter helped No. 1-ranked Blackman hold off Mt. Juliet 58-48 in the Class AAA quarterfinals of the BlueCross Basketball Championships at MTSU's Murphy Center.

The loss was the first in 2015 for the Lady Bears and snapped a 22-game winning streak for the Region 5-AAA champions.

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CU men eliminated by Shawnee State
CU men eliminated by Shawnee State

MSC tournament play-in game --
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Ninth-seeded Shawnee State (Ohio) used a 12-0 run midway through the second half en route to a 70-59 win over eighth-seeded Cumberland Thursday at the 2015 Mid-South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament at the Frankfort Convention Center.

The Bears (11-18) advance to face top-seeded Pikeville (Ky.) on Friday in the tournament's quarterfinals.

Cumberland (9-21) trimmed the Bears' lead to four (63-59) with three minutes left in the game, but Shawnee State closed with seven straight points to avenge two regular season losses to the Bulldogs.

Shawnee State ended the game making 51.1 percent (23-of-45) of its shots compared to just 30.5 percent (18-of-59) from Cumberland.

Ethan Moffatt led the Bears with 14 points -- part of 37 points off the Shawnee State bench. Jorian Hudson added 13 while Frederick Moore chipped in 12.

Jerrod Gaston led the Bulldogs with 13 while Paul Williams contributed 12.

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