LHS sweeps Antioch
LEBANON -- Down 11 with three minutes to play, Lebanon High's Devilettes staged a remarkable comeback to defeat Antioch 40-49 at Campbell Brandon Gymnasium. The win was the first at LHS for new coach Cory Barrett.
"We've just got to understand a little more what we need to do with the basketball," Barrett said. "We've got to be a little more deliberate. Now we did force some jumpshots in our press and we got the rebounds -- which helped us get back in the game."
County commissioners, Lebanon City officials and other supporters gathered Friday on the ground where - a year from now - the Wilson County Expo Center will stand.
Wildcats' season ends at 6-7
MEMPHIS -- Host Whitehaven blew open a close 7-0 game with a 26-10 second quarter run on the way to an impressive 53-16 victory over Wilson Central Friday in the quarterfinals of the Class 6A football playoffs.
The Tigers improved to 12-1 on the season and will visit Ravenwood Nov. 27 with the winner moving on the the BlueCross State Championships in Cookeville.
Lebanon Chamber of Commerce and City of Lebanon staff decorated the city's Christmas tree Thursday afternoon in preparation of it's official lighting. The event will take place on the Lebanon Square at 5:00 p.m. on Friday. The tree will feature ornaments made by local school students.
Thank the good Lord for such a beautiful weekend. I was able to complete the construction of my new flower bed. I will be planting daffodils, tulips, crocus and hyacinth. There will be a special spot for some seeds that Melanie Kelley gave me before she left for east Tennessee.
What's not to like about Thanksgiving? The women do all the work, and the men just sit around and eat. This has been the tradition in my family since my grandparents, who lived right across the street from us, invited us over for the big holiday meal.
What's better than one-stop Christmas shopping? One-stop Christmas shopping in your hometown.
A local congregation will hold a service of thanksgiving Sunday at 6 p.m., praying for a man who was wrongfully imprisoned for more than 31 years.
Leaders and supporters of Wilson County's special needs community plan to pack Lebanon City Hall next week in support of a proposed facility that would nearly quadruple the capacity of the special needs organization, Empower Me Day Camp.
A groundbreaking for the upcoming Wilson County Expo Center will be held Friday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday morning TriStar Summit Medical Center got approval to build a freestanding emergency room in Mt. Juliet.
CU's Jernigan shares defensive POY award
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Mid-South Conference officials released the 2015 West Division teams along with the individual award winners Nov. 19.
Campbellsville (Ky.) quarterback Jacob Russell is the Craig Mullins MSC West Offensive Player of the Year while Cumberland University linebacker Nathan Jernigan (Eagleville) and Reinhardt (Ga.) defensive lineman Javier Dyer are the West Division Defensive Co-Players of the Year.
Lucille Reed, 91
Ruby E. Clinton Miller, 85
Richard Anthony "Tony" Reed Sr., 54
Donald H. Loso, 94
Simmons headed to Milligan
Lebanon High softball standout Hannah Simmons signed scholarship papers Wednesday, Nov. 18 with Milligan College, an NAIA institution located near Johnson City. Milligan competes in the Appalachian Athletic Conference.
Our rifle season opens this Saturday. You know all that.
You know the limit is three does per day and no more than two bucks for the entire season. You know you have to have the right license and wear a minimum of 500-square inches of blaze orange on your head and upper body.
Lady Saints roll over Culleoka
MT. JULIET -- Holding Culleoka scoreless until the 3:20 mark of the second quarter, Mt. Juliet Christian's Lady Saints opened the game on an 18-0 run on the way to an easy 42-11 victory in Tuesday night's season opener.
MJCA led 21-4 at intermission, breezing to the win behind 16 points from Caroline Scott and 10 from Marcella Gallione.
Last week we covered how the simple act of becoming more mindful about your thoughts can create a huge change in your actions. I think this is an extremely powerful habit to create, but it can be a difficult one to create. We are sometimes so busy, that it is quite easy to simply switch on the autopilot and just try to make it through the day.
Lebanon has a unique and proud heritage. Since the city's beginning in 1801 as an agricultural/livestock community, Lebanon is now the heart of Wilson County, the second fastest growing county in Tennessee. We are blessed with new residents and longtime residents, good people who continue to pioneer a solid base for families and businesses.
The Kiwanis Club of Lebanon celebrated a great event on Monday, October 26, as the local civic organization hosted Edgar Harrell, USMC survivor of the embattled USS Indianapolis, to speak about his experience and rescue from the Pacific Ocean while stationed on the Naval vessel during World War II.
Vibrant hues of red, orange and gold-colored leaves struggling to remain attached to the limbs from which they were born last spring signal the end of one and the beginning of another season.
The first Latino Family Day at Cumberland University is set for Saturday, Nov. 21, for students and their families who are interested in learning more about what the university has to offer.
The Wilson County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) has planned two events to help raise much-needed funds for Deputy Earl Dyer, who was left partially paralyzed following a bilateral stroke and is now unable to work.
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