Today is Sunday, April 26, 2015



Bikers protect kids against abuse

Really tough guys aren't ashamed to cry. Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) is an organization that puts its members' hearts and sometimes tears on the line for child victims of abuse every day.

Supporters, friends flock to Team Karsyn booth

One of the busiest vendor booths at Mt. Juliet's Farmizan's Market Saturday was Team Karsyn's.

Pet owners crowd into hearing

No pet tax has been proposed and no vote has been taken on any animal issues, Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead informed a large crowd of pet owners at Monday evening's public hearing to discuss those issues....

Expo Center gets 'green light'

Wilson County will be building an 86,000-square-foot Expo Center at the James E. Ward Ag Center soon. Following extensive discussion Monday night, the Wilson County Commission voted 17-7 in favor of the plan to start work ...

 

Grant application to move bakery forward

"Project Sprinkles," a commercial bakery proposed for Duke Drive near Central Pike, off State Route 840 in southwestern Lebanon, is one step closer to becoming a reality and not just a proposal.

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FCS announces Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Elizabeth Cluck and Rachel Pettross have been named the 2015 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, at Friendship Christian School.

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New terminal proposal hopes to take off
New terminal proposal hopes to take off

In effect, the Lebanon Airport Commission is asking the City of Lebanon to co-sign on a $2 million loan that could cost the city $50,000 per year to repay, but that the commission hopes to find other ways to repay instead.

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Former police chief Bowen challenging constitutionality of firing by mayor

Former Lebanon Police Chief Scott Bowen will get his day in court, according to his attorney Keith Williams.

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BASEBALL -- Friday, Saturday games on tap
BASEBALL -- Friday, Saturday games on tap

WCHS, Mt. Juliet split series --
Make-up games are starting to pile up as district tournament play looms the first week of May.

Wilson Central will travel to Ravenwood High Friday for a 6:30 p.m. game before hosting Lebanon in a District 9-AAA contest Saturday at 6 p.m.

The Blue Devils are coming off a wild 11-9 road win over Station Camp Wednesday while Wilson Central rapped out 11 hits in a 5-1 victory over Mt. Juliet Wednesday -- dealing the Bears their first district loss of the season.

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SOFTBALL -- Reports from Thursday action
SOFTBALL -- Reports from Thursday action
Tana Whited

Error leads to LHS win over Portland
LEBANON -- Sarah Aubuchon scored on an overthow in the bottom of the seventh inning as Lebanon High pulled out a 6-5 victory over Portland Thursday on Senior Night.

Trailing 5-2 headed into the top of the seventh, the Lady Panthers put up three runs to even the score at 5-all before Aubuchon scored after Brittany Nagelhout's fielder's choice and the ensuing throw.

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CU Bulldogs top Bethel 5-4
CU Bulldogs top Bethel 5-4
Alford

Weekend schedule is altered
LEBANON -- Tyler Alford drove in a pair of runs with a home run, Cameron Lenz tossed 7.2 effective innings and Curt Hoppe got the final two outs with the tying run on third base, as Cumberland held on for a 5-4 victory over Bethel University on Monday in a game delayed by rain at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.

The teams were originally supposed to start at 2 p.m. but that game time was pushed back an hour Monday morning. Rain right around game time further delayed the contest until just after 4 p.m.

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Ryan Botts earns MSC golf honor
Ryan Botts earns MSC golf honor
Ryan Botts

Cumberland Univ. junior
Cumberland junior and Lebanon High School graduate Ryan Botts is the Mid-South Conference Men's Golfer of the Week, conference officials announced on Tuesday.

Botts won the Cumberland Bulldog Invitational with a 2-under par 140 (71-69) last week at the Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet. He fired a final-round 2-under par 69 to edge four competitors by one stroke.

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