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Huge robot visits Rutland Elementary Huge robot visits Rutland Elementary

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.

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General News

Lebanon Fire, Police Personnel "Tackling for Toys"

Lebanon Fire, Police Personnel "Tackling for Toys"
SUBMITTED / The Wilson Post

On a recent Saturday at Cumberland University, more than 30 local firemen and police officers squared off in a flag football game to help collect toys for the Lebanon Fire Department's "Spirit of Christmas Toy Drive."

Homeless in Wilson County

Homeless children may live in a tent or a camper, sleep on a different couch every night, sleep in a car or even sleep in a ditch. They have no permanent, safe, predictable place to call home, according to Karen Young, Wilson County Schools Student Training Enrichment and Progress (STEP) liaison.

An Evening in December will support senior center

Tickets are now on sale for the second annual Lebanon Senior Citizens Center benefit, An Evening in December at the Capitol Theatre.

Historic Lebanon announces annual Historic Places Tour

Historic Lebanon's Seventh Annual Historic Places Tour has been scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6 from 5 until 8:30 p.m.

General Sports

SOCCER -- CU blanks Rio Grande 5-0

SOCCER -- CU blanks Rio Grande 5-0
Emily Shires

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.

Wildcats sweep Wilson County Duals

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.

CU FOOTBALL -- 23 earn MSC academic honors

CU FOOTBALL -- 23 earn MSC academic honors

LEBANON -- Twenty-three Cumberland University football players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes this week, including 16 letterwinners from this year's 6-5 squad.

Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.

MJ's Chowbay is 9-AAA co-MVP

MJ's Chowbay is 9-AAA co-MVP
Nolan Chowbay

Mt. Juliet High's senior quarterback Nolan Chowbay has been named District 9-AAA football co-Most Valuable Player in a vote of district coaches.

Senior linebacker Weston Rountree of Wilson Central was voted Defensive Most Valuable Player and Mt. Juliet kicker Hayes Foster was voted co-Special Teams MVP.

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