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New face on council isn't new to public service New face on council isn't new to public service

One thing won't change when Bernie Ash takes his new seat on the Lebanon City Council. Ash plans to continue supporting the proposed Fire Station 4 at Eastgate that was strongly promoted by his predecessor Joe Hayes.

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General News

Wilson County Schools names new transportation director

Wilson County Director of Schools Dr. Donna Wright has named Tiffany Lowery as the school system's new transportation director.

Police want local woman's killing solved

Mt. Juliet police said they feel "confident" the apparent murder of a local mother two years ago will be solved.

Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving Day at Providence Marketplace

Two Rivers Ford once again invites families and their furry friends to participate in the fifth annual Turkey Trot to benefit New Leash on Life.

Vehicle Testing to resume on Nov. 29 following Thanksgiving Holiday

Lebanon's vehicle emissions testing center will close on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday and will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 29 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

General Sports

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.

PREP HOOPS -- LHS visits White Co.

PREP HOOPS -- LHS visits White Co.

Lebanon High's basketball teams will be on the road Friday -- making the trip to Sparta to take on White County High. The girls game will tip at 6 p.m. at Roy Sewell Gymnasium. Sparta radio station WSMT-AM will provide online steaming of the game at www.1050wsmt.com.

The Blue Devils of Coach Jim McDowell are coming off a 69-61 win over Shelbyville Central in Tuesday night's home and season opener. Lebanon rallied from four points down in the first quarter to mount a 31-19 lead at intermission.

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