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FCS student launches social media marketing company

He goes to bed at 8 nearly every night and his feet hit the floor around 4 a.m. Then, it's perusing the Internet for the latest in news and business. Next, it's a few chapters from books penned by his would-be mentors, such a...

Ahhh Finally Spring

As I write this article, Spring is only one day away. One might expect it to start off warm, but no such luck. We will have to wait up until May before we can plant our tender vegetables such as home grown tomatoes.

Hearty eating rules at Timberloft

When it comes to scrumptious cuisine, the Jones family at Gordonsville's Timberloft Restaurant proves a triple threat.

General News

Cheetahs and Sabres headed to Disney in May

Cheetahs and Sabres headed to Disney in May

The cheerleaders have several fundraisers planned to help them get there.

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Suspect identified, transported to jail

Suspect identified, transported to jail

Lebanon Police have identified the suspect from Monday's officer-involved shooting as 24-year-old Christian Whitten Galindo.

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Music City Star to run for wine festival

Music City Star to run for wine festival

When A Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival makes its debut at the Wilson County Expo Center on April 29, Wilson County, RTA and the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce will offer a train ride to the event on the Music City Star.

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Tickets available for St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Tickets available for St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Tickets for the 2017 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway are now available, and Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray recently helped kick-off the campaign by reserving the first dream home ticket at Two Rivers Ford in Mt. Juliet.

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General Sports

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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District 9-AAA tennis --

District 9-AAA tennis --

Central sweeps LHS Wednesday --
LEBANON -- The Wilson Central tennis teams swept a pair of District 9-AAA matches from host Lebanon High Wednesday afternoon at the Boyd-Rushing Courts.

The Wildcats claimed a hard-fought 4-3 win over Lebanon with senior Houston Wood pulling out the deciding match with a 7-5, 6-3 decision over LHS junior John Kelley.

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REPEAT HONOREE -- Austin Krajnak

Krajnak
Krajnak

Takes MSC weekly award again --
Cumberland's Austin Krajnak repeated as the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week award winner on Monday, batting .476 with four home runs and nine RBIs in seven games for the Phoenix.

The Little Elm, Texas, native belted home runs in all three games of the weekend series against Georgetown College, including a game-winning two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth in the second game of the series.

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