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General News

School board can't expand until 2016

The right to hold a referendum on expanding the Wilson County Board of Education from five members to seven was approved with the sound of Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey’s gavel Thursday morning.

2 squires have different views on bill’s chance

District 20’s Annette Stafford, who serves as chair of the Education Committee of the Wilson County Commission, was very disappointed by the outcome of the private act to expand the Board of Education, while District 17’s Gary Keith called it “great.”


Annual Kiwanis Easter Sunrise Service slated

The community is invited to celebrate Easter on April 20 with the annual Kiwanis Club of Lebanon’s Sunrise Service on the Lebanon Public Square.

City nods utility payments by credit card

Lebanon City Council took the first step at Tuesday night’s regular meeting to allow utility customers to make payments with credit cards.

General Sports

PREP SOFTBALL -- Results from Thursday action

PREP SOFTBALL -- Results from Thursday action

Mt. Juliet 10, Lebanon 1
LEBANON -- Savannah Sanders threw a three-hitter with 14 strikeouts Thursday in a 10-2 win over District 9-AAA rival Lebanon High.

The Lady Bears (21-6 / 7-1) got homers from Shelby Woodard, Kelsie Craighead and Kristin Jackson as they rapped out 12 hits off LHS pitchers Kasey Squires and Aanna Smallwood.

Local sports announcements

Cumberland summer camps
Cumberland university will host kids camps for baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball and wrestling this summer. The Bulldog baseball camps run from June 9 to July 3.
More information and brochures for all of the summer camps may be found on the camps / clinics page at

PREP TRACK -- Garnett wins Great Eight event

PREP TRACK -- Garnett wins Great Eight event

LHS to host 9-AAA championships
Lebanon High senior K.K. Garnett won the high jump Tuesday at Vanderbilt University’s Great Eight Invitational with a leap of 6’.

Garnett expected to be one of the favorites next week as Lebanon High hosts the District 9-AAA Track & Field Championships at Tribble Field / Watkins Stadium

CU holds off TN Wesleyan 7-6

CU holds off TN Wesleyan 7-6
Tyler Slford

LEBANON -- Chris Hall collected two hits and one RBI and scored twice, Ricky Coleman scored twice as well and Cumberland worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth, holding on for a 7-6 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan Wednesday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.

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