R. T. Williams, 15, plays a mighty fine bluegrass banjo, but he says he doesn't want to make music his career. "I enjoy it as a hobby, but I don't think I'd want it as a career," the Wilson Central freshman says. "I don't care much for traveling. I'd rather stay here, stay close to home."
What a beautiful Saturday we had right in the midst of Winter and it should hang on for a few more days. It was great to get outside and not have to wear heavy coats.
Authorities have made an arrest in connection with the drive-by shooting death of Insatiable C'Asia Patton, 13.
Patton, who was a seventh grader at Winfree Bryant Middle School, died Jan. 8 as a result of injuries from a Jan. 5 shooting into the home of her grandmother, Minnie McReynolds, located at the corner of Floral and Sycamore Streets.
Two Wilson County men have been arrested this week in separate statutory rape cases.
Tuesday wrestling at WCHS
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central will host the District Duals Wrestling Tournament tonight (Jan. 20) beginning at 6 p.m.
Top-seeded Wilson Central (37-2) will wrestle Mt. Juliet and Lebanon will wrestle Beech in semifinal rounds. The winners will advance to the finals later this evening.
Lions Babe Ruth signups
All players interested in participating in the spring 2015 season of Lebanon Lions Club Babe Ruth Baseball should attend a signup event Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Harold Dean Greer Recreation Building in the Baird Park Complex. Signups will begin at 10 a.m. with a $25 registration fee due. All players, even those who were on a team in 2014, are required to register Jan. 24.
SAS 54, Friendship 38
SEWANEE -- Friendship Christian School ran into a pack of angry Mountain Lions Monday evening and left Monteagle Mountain with a 54-38 loss to St. Andrew's-Sewanee.
"They put a lot of pressure on us and we didn't do a very good job of getting the ball inside," said FCS coach Ben Johnson. "They're tough to guard. They do a lot of cutting and driving to the basket."
Friendship 53, SAS 15
SEWANEE -- Friendship Christian's Lady Commanders improved to 3-0 in the East-Middle District 1-A following a lopsided 53-15 road win over St. Andrew's-Sewanee Monday, Jan. 19.
FCS jumped on top 12-0 and expanded the lead to 28-6 over the Lady Mountain Lions.
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