Adventurous souls had the opportunity on Thursday to go for a flight in a 1929 Tri-Motor airplane nicknamed “The Tin Goose” during a stop by the Ford Tri-Motor Tour at Lebanon Municipal Airport.
When it comes to sightlines in Lebanon High School’s Danny Watkins Stadium, Blue Devil football fans want to know: Why didn’t they get it right the first time?
Today (Friday) marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Invasion on June 6, 1944.
More than 150,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France on that day to fight Nazi Germany. According to the National D-Day Memorial, the landing included over 5,000 ships and 11,000 airplanes: “After years of meticulous planning and seemingly endless training, for the Allied Forces, it all came down to this – the boat ramp goes down, then jump, swim, run and crawl to the cliffs.”
MT. JULIET -- Despite a lawsuit that the Wilson County school board has filed against the City of Mt. Juliet to recover $449,000 in past-due liquor-by-the-drink (LBD) tax assessments, the board and the city are still trying to negotiate a settlement, according to Mt. Juliet officials.
MidTN Senior Classic at Stockton Field
LEBANON -- Wilson County prep baseball will be well represented Saturday in the third annual MidTN Senior All Star Classic set for Cumberland University's Ernest L. Stockton Field / Woody Hunt Stadium.
Presented by TopTennBaseball.com, five local players are schduled to participate as Middle Tennessee all-star teams will compete beginning with the Division II vs. Class AAA game at 10 a.m.
SSES baseball tryouts
Due to rainy weather earlier this week, tryouts for the 2014-2015 Southside baseball team will be held Monday and Tuesday, June 16 and 17, from 4-6 p.m. at the Southside field. All players who will be in 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th grade starting this fall are encouraged to attend. Players must be dressed in proper baseball attire - t-shirt, baseball pants, cleats, baseball hat and glove. Players must bring a copy of a current physical in order to participate in the tryout.
Former CU, Watertown football standout
Never one to let grass grow under his feet, former Watertown High all-state football player Nick Lennox will embark on a once in a lifetime journey this fall, playing American-style football in England.
A 2014 graduate of Cumberland University where he was a Dean's List student and an All Mid-South Conference defensve end for the Bulldogs, Lennox is enrolling in the Masters' program at Durham University -- the third oldest institute of higher learning in Great Britan.