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General News

Starbucks eyes north MJ location

MT. JULIET -- City residents, commuters to Nashville, and other passers-through may soon be able to order lattes, hazelnut macchiatos, grande or venti coffees, or even a blueberry scone from a new Starbucks on Lebanon Road, if plans come to fruition to build a location of the internationally-franchised coffee chain on Mt. Juliet’s north side.

Sales tax referendum set for Sept. 23

Wilson County Election Commission has set Tuesday, Sept. 23, as the date of the election regarding the City of Lebanon Sales and Use Tax Referendum.

Ruff crowned Fairest of the Fair

Ruff crowned Fairest of the Fair

It was a magical Monday night for Mt. Juliet’s Brette Ruff who bested 14 fellow contestants for the title of 2014 Fairest of the Fair.

Six adults arrested in shooting incident

It was a case of one thing that led to another thing that led to another thing Friday night in an incident that began at the gate to the Wilson County Fairgrounds on Tennessee Boulevard and led to the arrest of six adults and some juveniles on various charges.

General Sports

PREP VOLLEYBALL -- Results from Aug. 18

Mt. Juliet sweeps at Oakland
MURFREESBORO -- Mt. Juliet High’s volleyball team opened the season Monday, Aug. 18 with a 3-0 win at Oakland High. Game scores: 25-19, 25-19 and 25-22.

Amber Ehrhart had 18 assists for the Lady Bears while Cassidy Harris contributed 12 digs. Sara Grace Wilson hammered eight kills.

Wildcats to open 2014 season on TV

Wildcats to open 2014 season on TV
Weston Rountree

Sinclair Broadcasting, parent company of the Nashville TV station, made the decision to move its highly-popular “Thursday Night Lights” broadcast to Friday in order to avoid a conflict with the new package of Thursday night broadcasts of National Football League games.
    
Coach Brad Dedman’s Wildcats are coming off a 6-5 record in 2013 and a trip to the playoffs where they dropped a 41-0 to Murfreesboro Oakland.

CU soccer picked third in MSC

Six starters return for Bulldogs
Cumberland was picked third in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Thursday by the league office.

The Bulldogs picked up 35 points in the poll of the eight league coaches. Second-year head coach Kyle Smith returns 11 letterwinners and six starters from last season’s club that finished 7-13-1 overall, 4-5-0 in Mid-South action.

Bud Brandon returns to coaching

Bud Brandon returns to coaching

Takes on boys job at Trousdale Co.
Bud Brandon was back coaching basketball Monday, Aug. 18 -- in Hartsville.

Brandon, who resigned in April after 13 seasons at Wilson Central in order to launch a campaign for public office, accepted Thursday afternoon the boys head coaching position at Class A Trousdale County High School.

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