LEBANON -- Funeral services for Mr. James M. Bradshaw, 95, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 15 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.
Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation Tuesday 3-7 p.m. and Wednesday after 12 Noon at Ligon & Bobo.
Mr. Bradshaw passed away Monday, March 13, 2017, at Pavilion.
State Rep. Mark Pody told The Wilson Post on Tuesday that a "big hurdle" was passed in his quest to exonerate a Wilson County man who was falsely convicted and spent 31 years in prison.
Legislation that would enable Lawrence McKinney, who was cleared through DNA evidence, to be exonerated passed subcommittee on Tuesday.
Takes MSC weekly award again --
Cumberland's Austin Krajnak repeated as the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week award winner on Monday, batting .476 with four home runs and nine RBIs in seven games for the Phoenix.
The Little Elm, Texas, native belted home runs in all three games of the weekend series against Georgetown College, including a game-winning two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth in the second game of the series.
WBMS 6, Southside 1
Winfree Bryant scored a 6-1 soccer victory over Southside Monday evening, March 13 as Sean Redmond accounted for five goals.
The Aviators led 2-0 at half with goals from Redmond and Jorge Montez -- off free kick.
The Saints did not muster a shot in the first half.
Softball, baseball reports
Cold, damp conditions caused the cancellation of several scheduled season-opening games Monday involving Wilson County prep softball and baseball teams.
Friendship Christian's late afternoon encounter at home versus Father Ryan High was postponed with no make-up date set.
Lebanon High's season-opener against Hendersonville High at Drakes Creek Park was also put on hold, with no make-up date scheduled.
Wilson Central stands 2-1
KISSIMMEE, FL -- Wilson Central's baseball team is off to a 2-1 start at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
WCHS opened play Monday, March 13 with a 6-0 victory over TMI-Episcopal (TX) as Wildcat hitters pounded out 10 hits in support of winning pitcher Ryan Hill. Hill threw a seven-inning two-hitter, striking out five with no walks.
Mason Mobley, Chase Ford and Ethan Shelton each had two hits.
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