Clean-up continued Thursday after thunderstorms moved through Wilson County with lightning likely sparking a fire at a home in Mt. Juliet.
A meeting will be held at 8 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27, in Lebanon City Hall to discuss preliminary details of a sports complex and hotel considering a Lebanon location.
The congregation of Hillcrest Baptist Church will honor longtime Pastor Glenn Denton this Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
A man charged in an accident that took the life of a Nashville physician was in court Thursday, Aug. 21 for a preliminary hearing.
Clayton Rogers, 20, of Mt. Juliet, has been charged with Felony Reckless Endangerment. He was also cited for failure to yield to a traffic signal.
Mt. Juliet 56, Lebanon 23
MT. JULIET – Averaging over seven yards per offensive snap Mt. Juliet powered past rival Lebanon 56-23 Friday in the 2014 season-opener.
The victory marked the sixth in a row for the Bears in the cross-country rivalry, moving Mt. Juliet ahead 22-16 since the series was renewed back in 1977.
Lebanon High is shuffling the responsibilities of its varsity football staff after offensive line coach Toby Bates was relieved of his duties earlier this week.
A non-faculty assistant in his second season with the Blue Devils, Bates allegedly threatened and head-butted a player -- who was wearing a helmet -- Tuesday after practice.
Watertown tops Wilson Central
WATERTOWN -- Down 2-0 after two games, Watertown High rallied for a 3-2 volleyball victory over visiting Wilson Cental High Tuesday evening. Game scores: 22-25, 22-25, 25-19, 25-21 and 15-7.
Improving to 1-1 following a season-opening loss Monday at Mt. Juliet Christian Academy, WHS was led by Paige Mock with nine kills and seven aces.
Coached fighters on reality TV series
LEBANON -- Cumberland University wrestling coach Todd Allen announced the hiring of two-time All-American and The Ultimate Fighter Reality TV show coach Shaine Jaime as the program’s new full-time assistant coach.
Jaime was a two-time Division II All-American at Central Washington University, placing third twice during his career for the Wildcats.