businessman, community leader
Funeral services have been planned for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 at the Westland United Methodist Church for Mr. Smith, 86, of Lebanon.
Born in Byrdstown and a 1947 graduate of Lebanon High School, Mr. Smith died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 at his residence.
All four local mayors met Tuesday to sign into effect National Suicide Awareness Month in their communities beginning Sept. 1.
In what he describes as several great opportunities in the works for the city, Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead hopes all the planning and hard work will pay off.
The Wilson County Commission approved the 2015-16 budget and set a tax rate before receiving a visit from the ghost of James E. Ward Monday night.
FCA banquet set Sept 10 --
NASA astronaut and Mt. Juliet High graduate Barry "Butch" Wilmore will be the featured speaker at the 2015 Wilson County Fellowship of Christian Athletes annual banquet.
The event is planned for 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 at Mt. Juliet's Victory Baptist Church, 1777 Tate Lane.
WKRN 2 Meteorologist and native Wilson Countian Lisa Patton will serve as emcee.
Sunday, Sept. 13 on campus
LEBANON -- Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for an All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 on Sunday, Sept. 13 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.
Girls and boys will be able to choose from baseball, softball, football, tennis, soccer, volleyball, basketball and golf. Individuals will receive instruction from their chosen sport for the entire two-hour time frame of the camp and a parent or guardian must remain on site throughout the duration of the camp.
Chu has two goals in loss
LEBANON -- Olivia Chu scored twice and nearly had a third in the final minute, but 14th-ranked Olivet Nazarene held on for 4-3 victory over No. 4 Cumberland in women's soccer action Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
The CU women (1-1-0) scored twice in a five-minute span early in the second half, the first by Chu on an assist from Connie Awuku-Darkoh, and the second from Emily Shires, who took a long ball by Kaitlin Kisiloski, beat her defender twice and calmly slotted a shot just inside the left post, giving CU a 2-1 advantage in the 60th minute.
Upward basketball registration
Registration for 2015-16 season of Upward Basketball and Cheerleading at Lebanon First Baptist and College Hills Church of Christ is open now through Thursday, Oct. 1. The league is for 1st grade - 6th grade and player evaluations are required.
Registration cost is $80 which includes jersey and shorts. For more information, call 615-444-3330 or visit http://www.fbclebanon.org/#!upward-sports-ministry/cql
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