Today is Thursday, March 30, 2017
A Little Bit Of Everything

Saturday morning started out warm and Sunny, but by late afternoon the skies started to weep. The weather this month seems to be the "same o same o," rain then a couple of dry days and then some more rain.

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.

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

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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WEDNESDAY PREP BASEBALL --

Smith
Smith

Mt. Juliet 6, Beech 0 -
SHACKLE ISLAND -- Mt. Juliet's Ethan Smith struck out 12 in five innings of work to lead the Golden Bears to a 6-0 win at Beech.

Smith allowed just one hit as MJHS improved to 9-2 overall / 3-0 in District 9-AAA.

Cade Hoppe went 2-for-3 with a double and drove in three runs.

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WRESTLING -- Kramer wins NHSCA title

Kramer
Kramer

Earns prep All-America status --
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Wilson Central 285-pounder Michael Kramer went 5-0 over the weekend to win his division in the 28th annual National High School Coaches Association wrestling championships held at March 24, 25 and 26 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

The sophomore pinned five straight opponents, four in the first period, for the national championship and earned All American honors.

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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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