Country star sings for the holidays
By KEN BECK
The Wilson Post
Country music vocalist turned jingle belle Lorrie Morgan says Christmas was very magical in her home as a youngster, thus she hopes to recreate the same atmosphere at her upcoming Nashville holiday extravaganza.Its just gonna be a classic Christmas show. Well sing Christmas songs, and the stage is gonna be beautiful. Were gonna have some special guests that will drop in and out on various days. It will be very family friendly, a very pretty Christmas show, says the Lebanon resident of her Lorrie Morgans Enchanted Christmas Dinner & Show, which runs Nov. 16 through Dec. 25 at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center.
Tuckers Crossroads will host the Jaelin Davis Benefit Basketball Games tonight with all proceeds going to the Davis family.
Davis, 15, an exceptional student at TXR, was a standout athlete at Lebanon High School in football and basketball.A rising sophomore, Davis died unespectedly at his home June 12 following a football workout with the high school team of an apparant heart abnormality.
Two Rivers Ford presents the 3rd Annual Turkey Trot 5K and Family Fun Run on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2012. The 1 mile Family Fun Run begins at 8 AM andthe 5K Run/Walk starts at8:30AM from Two Rivers Ford located at 76 Belinda Parkway in Mt. Juliet.Registration for the 1 Mile Fun Run is $15 and the 5K Run/Walk is $25 without a timing chip or $30 with a timing chip.The 5K course is a USA Track and Field certified road coursethrough the Providence area thatwill begin and end at Two Rivers Ford.Well socialized, leashed dogs and strollers are welcome at the back of the pack.The first 200 dogs present will receive a special race-day bandana!Be sure to wear your best turkey get-ups if you dare
Runners and walkers may register online at active.com or through mail-in registration.Forms and more information are available at www.turkeytrot5k.org.All runners who register by Sunday, November 11th will be guaranteed an event t-shirt and a special runners packet.Online registration will be available through midnight on Sunday, November 18th.Prizes will be awarded to the Top 3 male and female winners in each category as well as overall awards to the top male and female winners.
Last years race was fantastic and we enjoyed an amazing crowd with over 1000 turning out to trot!The event is a great way to start the holiday season.Come on out, spend a little time with the family, work off a few pre-holiday-meal calories and celebrate the start of the season of giving by doing something that will bring your family together and help raise funds for homeless animals, remarked event organizer Paula Hamblen.
The event is sponsored by Two Rivers Ford, Modern Woodmen of America, Priority Payment Express Systems, Adkison Dental, Advance Signs and Graphics, Cedarstone Bank, Precision Eye Care, The Trailer Depot, Tractor Supply Co., The Crystal Couture Store, Lebanon Junior Women Clu
About New Leash on Life:New Leash on Life is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the welfare of companion animals through shelter, placement, spay/neuter, education and awareness.Our family of programs serve thousands of Middle Tennessee animals each year and includes Almost Home Pet Adoption Center, The Spay Station, Snip and Tip feral cat program, and Fix for Life low-cost spay/neuter clinic.More information may be found at www.newleashonline.org.
Cumberlands Michael Hagewood was voted the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after helping the Bulldogs to a 33-32 overtime victory at Lindsey Wilson this past weekend.
In the final game of his career, the senior from Navarre, Fla., collected a career-best 11 tackles, all solo, and returned an interception 42 yards for a touchdown, giving CU a 10-7 lead late in the second quarter.
FIRST ROUND OF NAIA SOCCER TOURNAMENT
Cumberland will face Martin Methodist this Saturday in Pulaski, in the opening round pairings of the 2012 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship, as announced Monday afternoon by the national office. The match will be the first-ever for the Bulldogs in the NAIA Championships.
The Bulldogs (18-2-0) and RedHawks (15-3-0) met once already this season, with MMC claiming a 2-1 decision in Lebanon on September 6. In that match Lauren Grahams rebound in the 81st minute was the game-winner and all three goals were scored in the second half.