Though from a distance it might have looked like some alien invasion, things were calm and the giant robotic visitor was a friendly sort and caught the imagination of Extended Resource students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
A 590-home, mixed-used development adjacent to Mt. Juliet High School got a nod, with some concessions, from the city's planning commission Thursday night.
As the weather gets colder and the holidays approach, the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce and its local partners are gearing up for a season filled with fun and festivities.
Lebanon City Council has voted down changes in the city's insurance plan that would have reduced coverage for city retirees, but now the city will have to hurry to retain any coverage at all for its retirees, according to Mayor Philip Craighead.
Friendship's all-state lineman --
Citing a childhood desire to become a pilot, Friendship Christian's Andrew Wood has verbally committed to continue his education and football career at the U.S. Naval Academy.
The 6-5, 310 lb. Mr. Football finalist will sign a National Letter in Intent with the Midshipmen in February.
Women's Player of the Week --
LEBANON -- Cumberland University junior guard Chelsey Hall is the Mid-South Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday. The weekly award is the first of the season for Hall -- a transfer from UT-Martin.
Bulldogs headed back to Orange Beach --
LEBANON -- Freshman Emily Shires scored twice and assisted on another goal as 11th-ranked Cumberland rolled to a 5-0 victory over the University of Rio Grande in the NAIA Championship Women's Soccer Opening Round Saturday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
The Bulldogs (16-3-1) advance to the NAIA Championships final site in Orange Beach, Ala., for the third consecutive year and will take either Concordia [CA] University or Bellevue University Tuesday, December 2 at 4 p.m. Central Time.
Thursday at Wilson Central High
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central swept two matches Thursday in the annual Wilson County Duals, defeating Lebanon 65-14 and Mt. Juliet 68-7.
The match with LHS was wrestled in front of the WCHS student body with over 1,400 in the main gymnasium.