Today is Thursday, April 2, 2015



Cold snap nips peaches in the pink

"Redbud winter" was truly frigid this year, dropping down to 23 degrees around 5 a.m. Sunday, according to Tuckers Crossroads orchardist Jack Pratt, Sr., who used both barrel fires and brushpile fires to c...

little church vs. BIG CHURCH

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

-Matthew 18:20 (King James Version)

Luffman appointed permanent FDMJ fire chief

Mt. Juliet city officials officially announced Monday that Interim Fire Chief Jamie Luffman has been appointed to the position of fire chief on a permanent basis.

 

Neighbors galvanize, meet about proposed warehouse near them
Neighbors galvanize, meet about proposed warehouse near them

Mt. Juliet Hunting Hills neighbors galvanized and invited city leaders to attend a meeting Saturday evening to introduce them to their neighborhood where a proposed 1-million-square-foot warehouse could be built in "our backyard."

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Volunteers fill the gap
Volunteers fill the gap

If your car breaks down while traveling or a tree falls into the roadway, a certified volunteer could be called to the scene.

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Vandals strike WCHS
Wilson Central High School experienced an incident of vandalism early Wednesday morning.

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Hop to 'Great Easter Bash' in MJ this weekend
Hop to 'Great Easter Bash' in MJ this weekend

The day before Easter children can hunt for more than 60,000 eggs at the 3rd Annual Great Easter Bash at Charlie Daniels Park in Mt. Juliet.

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BASEBALL - MJ plays in Knoxville Thursday
BASEBALL - MJ plays in Knoxville Thursday

Mt. Juliet 9, Portland 5
NASHVILLE -- Tyler Overstreet scattered three hits and worked around four walks in four and one-third innings Monday evening to earn the decision as Mt. Juliet downed Portland High 9-3 at Vanderbilt's Hawkins Field.

With the win, Mt. Juliet improved to 9-5 on the season headed into a Thursday evening game vs. Bearden High in the Farragut Demarini Classic.

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SOFTBALL - FCS plays at Central today
SOFTBALL - FCS plays at Central today

Lebanon 4, Mt. Juliet 3
LEBANON -- Lindsay Manning's two-run single keyed a four run uprising in the fourth Tuesday as Lebanon knocked off District 9-AAA rival Mt. Juliet High. With the victory, the Lady Devils improved to 7-4 on the season and 2-1 in District 9-AAA.

Pitcher Anna Smallwood went the distance for LHS, working around 12 hits and a walk.

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CU baseball hosts Lindenwood today
CU baseball hosts Lindenwood today

Lindenwood College will provide the opposition Wednesday as Cumberland takes on the Lynx in a 12 Noon doubleheader at Stockton Field.

A member of the Anerican Midwest Conference, Lindenwood is headquartered in Bellevuem, Illinois and stands 12-16 heading into today's games.

TN Wesleyan 6, Cumberland 4
LEBANON -- Tyler Albert posted two hits with a double and three RBIs and 13th-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan scored three runs in the seventh en route to a 6-4 victory over the Bulldogs Tuesday at Stockton Field.

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Local sports in brief
Local sports in brief

Good Friday golf tourney
The Blue Devil Football Foundation will hold its 13th annual Good Friday Golf Scramble Friday, April 3 at the Lebanon Golf & Country Club. Entry fee is $440 per four-man team with a few spots still available for $100 hole sponsorships. For more information, email lebanonhighfootball@gmail.com.

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