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Predators Foundation donates to Empower Me

Empower Me Center was recently awarded a $1,500 grant from the Nashville Predators Foundation after applying for funds to purchase multiple pieces of recreational equipment for individuals with various disabilities.

Farmers' & Feasters' Friend

Lisa Shively begins the interview by asking herself the first question. "We moved here from California. How did we ever wind up here sitting on a porch in Friendship Hollow?"

Pool season has arrived

While the outdoor pool at the JFFC will open at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, the wading pool at Don Fox Park will not. The wading pool will be "closed until further notice", according to Aquatics Manager Alex Major.

General News

Ceremony to mark Memorial Day in Wilson

Ceremony to mark Memorial Day in Wilson

Local veterans' organizations, the City of Lebanon and Wilson County will pay tribute to those lost in the line of duty on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, during a special ceremony at the Veterans Plaza in Lebanon.

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Hotel developer pays $2.95M for MJ land

A Nashville hotel developer paid nearly $3 million to purchase 8.09 acres of land just north of Interstate 40.

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City receives Governor's Award

City receives Governor's Award

The City of Lebanon received a prestigious environmental stewardship award from the governor of Tennessee for its efforts in energy and renewable resources last week when Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced the 2017 winners of the Governor's Environmental Stewardship Awards.

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MJ gym helps local vets 'lift for their lives' to prevent suicide

MJ gym helps local vets 'lift for their lives' to prevent suicide

After U.S. Navy Corpsman medic Carter Davis shattered his right leg in a quirky accident overseas he was put on pain meds to at least dull the 24/7 pain.

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General Sports

Central names new softball coach

Weiland
Weiland

Indy's Melissa Weiland
GLADEVILLE -- Moments ago, Wilson Central principal Travis Mayfield introduced Melissa Weiland as the new head softball coach at Wilson Central High.

Weiland, the head coach at Independence High in Williamson County the past three seasons, takes over for interim coach Shawn Smith.

Smith led the Lady Wildcats to a record of 25-17-1 this past season.

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SOCCER -- Graham signs with Tusculum

Graham
Graham

Wilson Central senior -
Versatile Wilson Central soccer standout James Graham signed an NCAA National Letter of Intent Monday, May 15 to continue his education and soccer career at Tusculum College, an NCAA Division II institution in Greeneville.

Graham led the Wildcats in scoring this past season, despite playing almost half the season as a defensive midfielder.

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9-AAA honors Anthony Ford

Ford
Ford

District Coach of the Year -
Wilson Central's Anthony Ford has been named District 9-AAA Baseball Coach of the Year.

Ford leads the Wildcats into tonight's 6 p.m. District 9-AAA championship game against Beech (6 pm at WCHS) with a record of 21-10.

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BASEBALL - Warden signs with RSCC

Warden
Warden

Blue Devil lefty --
Lebanon High senior Tristan Warden signed scholarship papers Tuesday morning, May 16 to continue his education and baseball career at Roane State Community College in Harriman.

Warden, the son of Brandy and the late Terry Warden, went 5-3 as a senior for the Blue Devils, with an ERA of 2.68.

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