Today is Wednesday, March 29, 2017
What's all the buzz about?

Who knew an insect could be so interesting? Hairstylist-by-day, wife, mother and beekeeping enthusiast, Jessica Dodds, explained to The Wilson Post how honeybees inspired her to create a non-profit organization.

Return of the Whip Crackin' Rodeo

It's almost time for the 8th Annual Whip Crackin' Rodeo at the James E. Ward Ag Center in Lebanon.

Bone honored by scouts

W.P. Bone III was honored at the Good Scout Award Luncheon on Wednesday. The annual event was hosted by the Walton Trail District of the Boy Scouts of America and held at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon.

Oak Ridge Boys back by popular demand

Wilson County Fair Board Vice President Jimmy Comer announced Thursday that the Oak Ridge Boys would once again headline the Bates Ford Concert Series during the 2017 Wilson County Fair.

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 m...

General News

WCS ranks second for digital learning

WCS ranks second for digital learning

The Wilson County School district took second place for its "pioneering" use of technology.

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Rash of robberies bleed into MJ

Sunday and Monday consecutive armed robberies in Mt. Juliet proper may be "bleed overs" from Nashville area crimes, police say.

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Bountiful plants await gardeners at MJHS

Bountiful plants await gardeners at MJHS

For everyone itching to burst their green thumb and dig in the dirt this spring with bountiful flowers and veggies, there's a greenhouse waiting your arrival.

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Welcome home Vietnam vets event Saturday

Welcome home Vietnam vets event Saturday

The community will have the chance to say "Thank you" and finally "officially" welcome home Vietnam veterans at the 2nd annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans event Saturday at Charlie Daniels Park at 10 a.m.

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General Sports

CU BASEBALL UPDATE

CU BASEBALL UPDATE

Cumberland's baseball game set for Tuesday, March 28 at Martin Methodist has been canceled because of heavy overnight rain in the Pulaski area. No make-up date has been set at this time.

The Phoenix have added a home game for Wednesday against Tennessee Wesleyan at 3 p.m. at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium, a make-up of a March 1 contest that was rained out. That was added Tuesday morning.

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TUESDAY PREP SOFTBALL --

CJ Privott
CJ Privott

Mt. Juliet 9, Hendersonville 3
MT. JULIET -- The host Lady Bears pounded out 14 hits and took advantage of three Hendersonville errors in Tuesday's 9-3 victory over the Lady Commandos.

C.J. Privott and Kyli Biggs each had three hits while Tyffany Cargile and Biggs each drove in two runs.

The Lady Bears, now 5-5 overall and 1-1 in District 9-AAA, will host Wilson Central Wednesday at 5 p.m.

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CU BASKETBALL -- NAIA honors Holt, Jr.

Holt, Jr.
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
Bowers

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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