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Youth football coach arrested

Youth football coach arrested

Weapon, drug related offenses
LEBANON -- A volunteer youth football coach was recently arrested on drug possession charges, and the league decided to allow him to continue to coach.

Lebanon Youth Football & Cheer Inc. Coach Randall Jerod McFarland was charged with possession of firearm during commitment of a felony, drug paraphernalia and possession and manufacture with intent for resale following a stop by the Wilson County Sheriff's Department on September 11.

Motorcyclist killed on Hwy. 109 Tuesday morning

A Murfreesboro woman was killed Tuesday morning when her motorcycle collided with a pickup truck near the intersection of Hwy. 109 and Academy Rd. in Lebanon.

Co-worker threatens man with box cutter

Co-worker threatens man with box cutter

Thirty-year-old Omar Abdi, of Nashville, was arrested by Mt. Juliet police and booked into the Wilson County Jail Monday after threatening to cut a co-worker's throat with a box cutter.

Educator Reavis laid to rest Monday

Educator Reavis laid to rest Monday

LEBANON -- Graveside funeral services were held Monday morning, Oct. 27 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery to honor the life of longtime Wilson County School Teacher Cindy Greer Reavis, 53, who died Friday after a long battle with breast cancer.

General Sports

CU soccer hangs on to top spot

CU soccer hangs on to top spot
Lindsay Kitson

Team suffers first loss Monday
LEBANON -- Cumberland University remained No. 1 for the fourth straight week in the NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. This week's poll includes matches through Sunday, October 26.

The Bulldogs took home 588 points and 18-of-21 first-place votes, earning their fourth No. 1 ranking in school history.

CU's Self earns third MSC honor

CU's Self earns third MSC honor
Mike Self

Cumberland University's Mike Self has been voted the Mid-South Conference Special Teams Player of the Week -- the third time this season he has earned the honor.

Self was outstanding as a kicker and punter in the Bulldogs' 27-17 win over No. 23-ranked Campbellsville.

Bulldogs find a way in 27-17 win

Bulldogs find a way in 27-17 win

Defensive, special teams spark victory
LEBANON -- Donovan Norfleet returned a fumble 61 yards for a touchdown and Brian Reynolds sprinted 40 yards for a score on a fake punt, as No. 15 Cumberland scored three times in the second half in a 27-17 homecoming victory over No. 23 Campbellsville Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.

PREP FOOTBALL -- Games from Oct. 24

Wilson Central 40, Lebanon 13
LEBANON -- Nursing a 14-0 lead at intermission, Wilson Central took advantage of two Lebanon turnovers in the early minutes of the third period enroute to a 40-13 victory over the Blue Devils Friday at Clifton Tribble Field.

With the win, Wilson Central's fifth straight over their in-county rivals, the Wildcats improved to 4-5 overall and 3-3 in District 9AAA.

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