Today is Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Different Birds of a Feather

It's been so hot here lately, the best thing going in my backyard is my bird bath. These high nineties in the heat index has the birds lined up for a dip in the mini pool. Make sure to place out fresh water for your feathered...

Where's the beef?

Although it's tough to put a dollar figure on the economic impact the National Junior High Rodeo Finals are bringing to Lebanon, some are questioning: "Where is the $10 million in revenue organizers have quoted?"

Carr to feature AR-15 drawing at MJ event

On Saturday, July 2, 6th District Congressional Candidate Joe Carr will feature an AR-15 drawing at Ralph Bristol's "2nd Amendment is Homeland Security" event at Charlie Daniels Park in Mt. Juliet, according to a news release...

Lebanon DQ to open June 22

A local fast food restaurant will be opening sooner rather than later.

Pick a ham, then let it fly

The term "when pigs fly" is tossed about from time to time. It basically means it "ain't gonna" happen.



Baird hires new football coach
Baird hires new football coach

Lee Daniels replaces Lawrence
It didn't take Lee Daniels long to get started as the new football coach at Lebanon's Walter J. Baird Middle School.

Daniels, 45, and a native of Rochelle, GA, met with players and parents last week and began preseason workouts Monday morning.

Daniels, who played nine years of minor league baseball with the Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago White Sox and Atlanta Braves organizations, takes over the football position for Eric Lawrence.

Kittrell heads to Paralympic Trials
Kittrell heads to Paralympic Trials

Berth on Team USA at stake
Mt. Juliet Christian Academy sophomore Andrew Kittrell and his family will travel to Charlotte, NC next week as he competes in the US Paralympic Trials.

The goal is to win a spot on Team USA and to participate in the 2016 Summer Paralympics.

The 15th Summer Paralympic Games are an upcoming major international multi-sport event for disabled athletes governed by the International Paralympic Committee, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil beginning Sept. 7.

MJ's Marshall Gei summers in NE
MJ's Marshall Gei summers in NE
Marshal Gei

Former all-state catcher for Bears
BROCKTON, MA -- New England has become one of many homes for Mt. Juliet High School alum Marshall Gei.

Gei was born in Tennessee but spent most of his childhood in Georgetown, Kentucky.

He spent two years in Mt. Juliet and now, his family lives in Northern Kentucky.

Wilson Co. sports in brief
Wilson Co. sports in brief

MJHS baseball camp
Mt. Juliet High baseball coach Mark Purvis will stage his annual summer baseball camp July 19-21 for boys in grades 2 through 8.
Camp sessions will be held at the MJHS baseball field and the indoor hitting facility between the hours of 9-11:30 a.m. Cost is $65 per camper and includes a camp t-shirt. Campers should bring shorts, t-shirt, cap, one glove, one bat, turfs (or tennis shoes) and cleats. Make sure you name is on all items.
Registration forms are available at the MJHS main office or email


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