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MJ Sr. Center to get donated facility

MJ Sr. Center to get donated facility

Developer to include it in complex
The Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center's dream home is on the way, thanks to a plan revealed Thursday night at the city Planning Commission's October meeting. The commissioners unanimously recommended the plan for approval by the City Commission, possibly at the City Commission's upcoming meeting next Monday night, Oct. 27.

Who is looking out for Lebanon?

Who is looking out for Lebanon?

West Wilson booms, city seeks recruiter
The City of Lebanon is searching for someone to take the reins of economic development and recruitment.

Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead said that three interviews with potential candidates have been held, but no decision has been made at present time. Currently, Craighead is filling in when he can to promote the city.

Early voting opens Oct. 15

Early voting opens Oct. 15

Early voting in the Federal and State General Election and Wilson County General Election began Wednesday, Oct. 15.

The three early voting locations include: the Wilson County Election Commission in Lebanon, Gladeville Community Center and Mt. Juliet Community Center. Each location will be open on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 30.

City may add Eastgate firehouse - eventually

LEBANON -- The next new firehouse in Lebanon may be built on South Eastgate Court, according to approvals given by Lebanon City Council at its most recent meeting, but that doesn't mean construction will begin anytime soon.

The council voted to approve, on first reading, funding for consulting architectural, engineering and design services for the proposed fire house on South Eastgate.

General Sports

CU men blank Brescia 8-0

CU men blank Brescia 8-0
Brian McNamara

LEBANON -- Brian McNamara scored twice and Josh Armstrong handed out three assists, as Cumberland won for the eighth time in nine matches in an 8-0 victory over Brescia University in men's soccer action Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.

The Bulldogs improved to 9-5-1 overall this season after standing just 1-4-1 just over a month ago. The squad has allowed just six goals in the last nine outings compared to 15 in the first six matches of the year.

CU baseball sets alumni event

CU baseball sets alumni event

LEBANON -- Cumberland University's baseball team will host its biannual Alumni Game on Homecoming weekend, Saturday, Oct. 25 -- weather permitting.

A breakfast is planned at the Benton Jennings Indoor Facility at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Alumni Game at 10 a.m.

Chris Sanders to speak at FCA banquet

Chris Sanders to speak at FCA banquet

LEBANON -- Former Tennessee Titans wide receiver Chris Sanders will be the featured speaker at a Tuesday, Nov. 18 fundraising banquet to help launch the Wilson County chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Planned for 6:30 p.m. at Lebanon's Immanuel Baptist Church, the event will also introduce Tim Bryant to attendees as the new fulltime Wilson County FCA director.

CU FOOTBALL -- Dogs fall at Faulkner

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- After No. 11 Cumberland played perhaps its best half of football of the season and mounted a 16-7 lead at intermission, the unthinkable happened and No. 7 Faulkner rallied for 27 second half points to defeat the Bulldogs 34-16 Saturday, Oct. 18 at Billy D. Hilyer Stadium.

With the game seemingly under control, Cumberland lost its quarterback tandem to injury within minutes late in the second quarter.

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