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Showing 8 articles from April 30, 2008.


Terry Dwayne Harel, 51

LEBANON – Graveside funeral services were held Wednesday, April 30 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery for Mr. Harel, 51, of Lebanon.


A machinist with Betty Manufacturing Company and a member of the Vine Church of Christ, Mr. Harel died Saturday, April 26, 2008. Services were conducted by Brother Rand Ward.


Survivors include: wife Lorrie Ann Harel of Lebanon and daughter Hope (Roy) Denney of Murfreesboro.


He was preceded in death by his parents Clyde Terry and Norma Geraldine Prowell Harel and brother Kevin Harel. Family members served as pallbearers.


Partlow Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. 

General News

CU stages 166th graduation Saturday

A pair of alumni will take on important duties as part of Cumberland University’s 166th Commencement ceremony set for Saturday, May 3.

The Rev. William Lee "WL" Baker, a member of the Cumberland University Class of 1930 who will celebrate his 100th birthday in August, will serve as the macebearer for the upcoming ceremony.Among Cumberland’s oldest living alumni, Baker was born Aug. 3, 1908 in New Middle, Tenn. to Pleas and Dora Baker. At the age of 12, he and his family moved to Lebanon where Baker would graduate from Lebanon High School and go on to earn a bachelor’s degree from CU in 1930.
Dogwood Winter

The weather has cooled off a little this week. Many People in this area call this time of year Dogwood Winter. That occurs when the temperature drops and the Dogwoods are in bloom as they are here along Pennsylvania Avenue in Lebanon. Temperatures were to drop again into the 30s again last night/early this morning with scattered frost possible.

CONNIE ESH / The Wilson Post

Redi-Air Big plans ahead for Lebanon Municipal Airport

Whether you want to learn to fly or just go for a ride in an airplane, the Lebanon Municipal Airport is the place to go.

The new fixed based operator, Redi-Air, is planning all sorts of exciting activities for the airport as well as expending existing services.


General Sports

7AAA softball tournament

Lebanon High’s softball team will take on No. 2-seeded Blackman High Friday at 6 p.m. in the first round of the District 7AAA tournament set for Siegel High in Rutherford County.

LHS fell to 8-21 overall and 3-11 in District 7AAA Monday evening with a 5-2 loss at Blackman.

CU pounds Lions 12-1

MILLINGTON – Cumberland University moved one step closer to locking up a berth in next week’s Region XI baseball tournament with a 12-1 victory over Freed-Hardeman Wednesday night in the TranSouth Conference Tournament being played at USA Stadium.

The victory sends the Bulldogs (39-19) into a 3:30 p.m. game Thursday against Martin Methodist with CU needing a win to finish at least third and thus qualify for the Region XI Tournament which will be held at Stockton Field.

Brian Lucas drove in three runs on a pair of hits to support the dominating pitching of senior Robert Clayton – who improved to 7-4 with the decision.
Lady 'Dogs fall 6-2

JACKSON -- Cumberland’s softball team will face an 11 a.m. elimination game Thursday in the TranSouth Conference tournament at Union’s Fesmire Field.

The Lady Bulldogs dropped to 14-23 Wednesday with a first round 6-2 loss to Freed-Hardeman. 

CU, seeded No. 6, trailed 6-0 before pushing across a couple of runs in the top of the sixth inning.

Prep baseball tournaments

From POST staff reports
    Meetings were held Wednesday to finalize brackets, game times and pairings for next week’s high school district baseball tournament.

At least a portion of the District 9AAA tournament will be hosted by regular season champion Mt. Juliet High.

The Golden Bears of Coach Mark Purvis finished the league season 9-3 with Beech at 7-5 and Smyrna 6-6.

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