Got up with bright and sunny conditions this morning at a balmy 72 degrees. Birds in the neighborhood were singing their best songs, looking forward to nesting season. I have noticed that my feeder birds have the look of love in their feathers.
Goodpasture 8, Watertown 1
WATERTOWN -- Goodpasture struck for three runs in the top of the fourth on the way to an 8-1 win at Watertown Thursday afternoon, April 20.
The Cougars collected 11 hits off Watertown pitcher Alicia House, who went the distance and struck out three.
Jada Moss, Kaleigha Carter, Ridge Morgan, Baile3y Griffin and Lauren Webster all singled for the Lady Tigers.
Krajnak hits two homers
LEBANON -- Jason Wullenwaber struck out 13 batters in 6.2 innings, Austin Krajnak went 3-for-4 with three RBIs, four runs scored and a pair of homers and Cumberland used an eight-run fifth inning to break open a close game en route to a 13-3 Senior Day victory over Shawnee State in baseball action Friday, April 21 at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.
Mt. Juliet 10, Lebanon 3
MT. JULIET -- Mt. Juliet rocked Lebanon starter JaKeese Turner for six runs on six hits in the first inning of Thursday's 10-3 victory over the Blue Devils.
Turner lasted just two-thirds of an inning as the Bears improved to 16-7 overall / 6-1 in District 9-AAA.
The big first inning blows included a bases-loaded triple by Aiden Raines and a solo homer by Jack Simonson.
Laura Johnson, AAP, CAMS, has been promoted to assistant vice president of First Freedom Bank, announced John Bradshaw, president and chief operating officer. Johnson will continue to serve as deposit operations manager.
Three local Wilson Bank & Trust employees are among the 40 graduates of the 2017 Southeastern School of Consumer Credit held at TBA Barrett Training Center.
The Community Foundation of Wilson County and its parent organization, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, have issued a call for locals to circle Wednesday, May 3, on their calendars.
The Wilson County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) will host a Drug Take Back Initiative on Saturday, April 29, for anyone who wishes to dispose of unwanted and/or expired prescription and non-prescription drugs.
Tennova Healthcare - Lebanon is one of the first hospitals in the Volunteer State to offer robotic-assisted total knee replacement surgery. The technology offers a new surgical option for patients with chronic knee pain.
Long Hunter State Park will host its 4th Annual Spring Thing nature festival on Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. The free event, sponsored by the Friends of Long Hunter State park, will feature a variety of educational programs and hikes for the entire family.
Weather alters schedule -
Weather concerns have altered Cumberland's baseball series versus Shawnee State, moving it up a day to Thursday and Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.
Today's doubleheader is scheduled for a 1 p.m. first pitch.
Friday's single game is tentatively scheduled for 12 Noon, with every effort made to play sometime Friday.
Wilson County baseball --
Mt. Juliet 4, Station Camp 3 (8 innings)
MT. JULIET -- Brayden Osborne's homer to lead off the bottom of the eighth inning handed Mt. Juliet a thrilling 4-3 victory over District 9-AAA rival Station Camp Wednesday.
The Bears (15-7 / 5-1) led 3-0 until SCHS tied the score with single runs in the fifth, sixth and seventh.
Winfree Bryant 7, Southside 1 --
Winfree Bryant tuned up for Thursday's 5 p.m. game at Baird Middle School with a 7-1 victory over Southside Wednesday.
WBMS raced to a 5-0 first half lead on goals by: Sean Redmond assist by Diego Esparza; Jesse Garduno assist by Alex Lopez and Redmond; next 3 goals by
The Wilson County School System is recruiting more than 100 teachers for the 2017-2018 school year.
Joseph Leroy Durham Jr., 55, was arrested and booked into the Wilson County Jail on charges of Aggravated Statutory Rape and Rape of a Child on April 17th. The mother of the victims reported the allegations of sexual abuse to the WCSO.
Vacationers from around the globe are going giddy-up over a cowboy hideout deep in the heart of Wilson County at Dave and Deb Ward's Twin Oaks Ranch.
Hit reverse. Go back several years. Stop at the year the last tornado hit Lebanon.
While that was going on, the late Russ Jackson and I were staying at the lodge at Edgar Evins State Park and fishing Center Hill. We caught a lot of smallmouth. We had no idea what was going on, weather-wise.
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