Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead announced the hiring of local businesswoman Helene Singer Cash as the city's new economic development director (EDD) in a statement released this (Wednesday) morning.
"Helene is a highly regarded professional with extensive knowledge of the local economy and governmental interactions," Craighead said of Singer Cash, who is the owner of The Crystal Couture Store in Lebanon. "She will be a great asset to the city as it continues to work to create jobs and advance retail opportunities within the City of Lebanon."
Who should decide about making requests for bids or quotes for capital expenses over $100,000 - the school board or the executive committee? That was the question that divided the Wilson County School Board at its regular meeting Monday night.
Mt. Juliet's first responders hit the court Saturday in a basketball face-off with each basket signaling more money for the local help center.
Cumberland to host Union Tuesday
LEBANON -- Josh Beams doubled twice, drove in a pair of runs and scored twice and Marcus Howard scored three times, as Indiana University Southeast defeated No. 1 Cumberland, 15-9, in a three-plus hour seven-inning game Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.
The second game of the doubleheader was called because of poor field conditions and approaching darkness after four complete innings and thus was not an official game. IUS was leading in that contest as well, 7-3.
Mt. Juliet 45, Brentwood 28 --
MT. JULIET -- Coach Chris Fryer's Lady bears punched their ticket for a return trip to the BlueCross Basketball Championships in Murfreesboro with a lopsided 45-28 victory over Brentwood High in a Class AAA sectional game Monday night..
Mt. Juliet will take on defending state champion Blackman High (29-2) of Murfreesboro Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. in a Class AAA quarterfinal game.
Tigerettes fall to PCHS in semifinals --
WATERTOWN -- Pickett County went on a 30-11 second quarter run on the way to a 75-46 victory over Watertown's Tigerettes in the Region 4-A semifinals Wednesday evening.
Lady 'Cats fall to Rossview --
MT. JULIET -- Liz Quinio's reverse layup with six seconds left proved to be the game-winner Wednesday afternoon as Rossview defeated Wilson Central 41-39 in the semifinals of the Region 5-AAA tournament at Mt. Juliet High. With the win, the Lady Hawks improved to 23-7 and earned a berth in Thursday's 6 p.m. region finals against District 9-AAA champ Mt. Juliet.