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Obituaries

Charlene Frields Howard
Charlene Frields Howard
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Education

LSSD, sheriff's office to host anti-bullying workshop
LSSD, sheriff's office to host anti-bullying workshop

On Monday, March 27, the Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) Family Resource Center will partner with the Wilson County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) to host a workshop on bullying, cyberbullying and social media usage and dangers.

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Scholarship available to Wilson County seniors
Scholarship available to Wilson County seniors

The Wilson County Democratic Women recently announced they are accepting applicants for a $500 scholarship open to graduating seniors in Wilson County.

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General Lifestyle

RTA promotes St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Train
RTA promotes St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Train

On Saturday, April 29, the Music City Star train will transport runners to the St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. It's a tradition begun two years ago and, thanks to sponsor Famous Footwear, one that will continue in 2017.

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Wilson County residents attend Trump speech at The Hermitage
Wilson County residents attend Trump speech at The Hermitage

Upon his arrival to Nashville last week, one of President Donald J. Trump's first stops was at President Andrew Jackson's home, The Hermitage. Some 400 invitees and friends and supporters of The Hermitage were on hand as the president paid respect at Jackson's gravesite and toured the mansion.

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General News

Cheetahs and Sabres headed to Disney in May
Cheetahs and Sabres headed to Disney in May

The cheerleaders have several fundraisers planned to help them get there.

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Music City Star to run for wine festival
Music City Star to run for wine festival

When A Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival makes its debut at the Wilson County Expo Center on April 29, Wilson County, RTA and the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce will offer a train ride to the event on the Music City Star.

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Storeowner reflects on mission to aid Oklahoma fire victims
Storeowner reflects on mission to aid Oklahoma fire victims

Lending a helping hand to fellow farmers was a moving experience for Jennifer Burns and Shea Hutsenpiller.

Last Friday the friends packed up and headed west to aid those who lost everything in the wildfires that destroyed 2 million acres in the Texas panhandle earlier this month.

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Suspect identified, transported to jail
Suspect identified, transported to jail

Lebanon Police have identified the suspect from Monday's officer-involved shooting as 24-year-old Christian Whitten Galindo.

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Tickets available for St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway
Tickets available for St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Tickets for the 2017 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway are now available, and Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray recently helped kick-off the campaign by reserving the first dream home ticket at Two Rivers Ford in Mt. Juliet.

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General Sports

BASEBALL -- Lebanon blanks MJCA
BASEBALL -- Lebanon blanks MJCA

WCIT opens Thursday, March 23
LEBANON -- Lebanon High tuned up for the annual Wilson County Invitational with an 8-0 victory over Mt. Juliet Christian Academy Wednesday, March 22 at Brent Foster Field.

Blue Devil pitchers Evan Britt and JaKeese Turner combined for a five-hit shutout. Britt started and struck out nine in four innings of work to get the decision. Turner added three strikeouts in his three inning stint.

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CU BASKETBALL -- NAIA honors Holt, Jr.
Holt, Jr.
CU BASKETBALL -- NAIA honors Holt, Jr.

Honorable mention All-America --
Cumberland junior Diondrey Holt, Jr., earned Honorable Mention All-America accolades Thursday, as announced by the national office.

Players were selected by the NAIA-Men's Basketball Coaches Association All-America Committee.

The Louisville, Ky., native posted 18.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.96 assists per game this season, netting 20-plus points in 11 contests, including a season-best 33 points in January versus Lindsey Wilson.

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CU HOOPS -- Bowers nets NAIA honor
Bowers
CU HOOPS -- Bowers nets NAIA honor

Third team All-America --
The 2017 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball All-America Team was released Thursday afternoon and Cumberland's Nicole Bowers landed a spot on the third team. A graduate of Nashville's Hillsboro High, she was also named First Team All Mid-South Conference.

Bowers averaged 14.8 points and 11.3 rebounds per game, ranking fourth in the Mid-South in points and leading the league in rebounding.

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District 9-AAA tennis --
District 9-AAA tennis --

Central sweeps LHS Wednesday --
LEBANON -- The Wilson Central tennis teams swept a pair of District 9-AAA matches from host Lebanon High Wednesday afternoon at the Boyd-Rushing Courts.

The Wildcats claimed a hard-fought 4-3 win over Lebanon with senior Houston Wood pulling out the deciding match with a 7-5, 6-3 decision over LHS junior John Kelley.

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