The city of Mt. Juliet has pinpointed a potential site for a third fire station, but wants to do due diligence before they make a decision.
The Mt. Juliet Police Department recently announced that three officers have graduated from the 10-week Basic Police School at the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA) in Nashville.
Three people died on Wilson County roadways over the weekend in two separate accidents, one on Interstate 40 in Mt. Juliet, the other on Sparta Pike near Uncle Pete's Truck Stop.
Defensive player of the week --
Cumberland safety Tyler Burr was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday after posting nine tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss, one pass breakup, one quarterback hurry and one interception in a 54-21 victory over Kentucky Christian.
The Alexandria, Ala., native was the team's leading tackler in the contest, posting five solo stops, and broke up a pass in the end zone on a drive that ended with a missed field goal for the Knights.
'Dogs run for 410 yards
LEBANON -- Austin Chaplin rushed 31 times for 229 yards and three touchdowns while Moses Cornelius added 116 yards and two TDs off the bench as Cumberland rolled to a 54-21 victory over Kentucky Christian Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.
The Bulldogs (3-3) won their second straight contest and played at home for the first time in five weeks.
Tigerettes fall in 8-A finals
GORDONSVILLE -- Watertown's volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Goodpasture Thursday in the District 8-A tournament finals at Gordonsville High. Game scores: 25-16, 25-14 and 25-12.
Paige Mock had 10 kills and eight digs in the loss while Emily Woodson finished with 14 digs, a ace and a kill.
Lebanon Jr. Pro basketball
Signups are now being accepted for the 2015-2016 season of Junior Pro Basketball -- offered by the City of Lebanon's Parks & Recreation Department. Leagues are available for boys and girls ages six through 8th grade.
Participants must be 6 on or before Aug. 1, 2015 and cannot be on any varsity junior high school teams. In person signups can be completed 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Greer Recreation Building, 416 Baird Park Circle.
Final signup day will be held 9 - 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Greer Building. For more information, visit www.lebanoncitysports.com or call (615) 449-0303.
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