'She will always be in my heart'
LEBANON -- Minnie McReynolds, grandmother of 13-year-old shooting victim Insatiable C'Asia Patton, met with the media at her Sycamore Street home Friday, Jan. 9.
McReynolds was joined by her daughter and C'Asia's mother, Brandy Patton, and her Pastor Patrick Johnson of Peyton Road Church of Christ.
"For the first time, all Wilson County Schools will have an SRO (School Resource Officer)," said SRO Capt. Gary Reynolds as news was released this week that three new law enforcement graduates will fill the vacant spots to give schools countywide coverage.
Cleveland St. drive-by shooting --
The Lebanon Police Department has identified a suspect in connection with Thursday afternoon's drive-by shooting in the 600 block of Cleveland Street.
The LPD is on the lookout for 41 year-old Terrance Oldham, who is also wanted on other warrants here in Wilson County. He has been know frequent both Lebanon and Murfreesboro.
MJHS grad, record-setting college QB
Mt. Juliet High football coach Trey Perry has promoted quarterbacks coach Levi Brown to the position of offensive coordinator. Perry informed his team of the move in a meeting Friday afternoon.
"First thing I did was fire the old offensive coordinator -- me," Perry said. "Levi worked with us last season and of course has a great feel for what we're doing on offense. This should be a very smooth transition."
will run strength & conditioning at middle schools -
Former Lebanon High football coach Mark Medley has been hired by Wilson County Schools and will facilitate the merger of the undermanned gridiron programs at Carroll Oakland and Tuckers Crossroads Middle Schools.
Medley, recently retired from Smith County Schools after a long tenure as a teacher, coach and administrator, will work on a 120-day contract with WCS.
MJCA welcomes Franklin Christian -
Friendship Christian School will open play in the East-Middle District of Division II tonight as Donelson Christian Academy comes to the Bay Family Sportsplex.
Coach Ben Johnson's Commanders improved to 4-10 on the season following a 50-48 overtime victory at Aaron Academy in Gallatin Tuesday night.
Watertown hosts Gordonsville
Continuing her red-hot pace, Kendall Spray lit it up for 27 points to lead Wilson Central to a 65-49 victory at Station Camp Tuesday night.
As if knocking down five 3-pointers weren't enough, the junior pulled in a game-high 15 rebounds as the Lady Wildcats improved to a perfect 5-0 in District 9-AAA and 15-4 overall.
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