Sunday and Monday consecutive armed robberies in Mt. Juliet proper may be "bleed overs" from Nashville area crimes, police say.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 million acres in the Texas panhandle earlier this month.
The cheerleaders have several fundraisers planned to help them get there.
Lebanon Police have identified the suspect from Monday's officer-involved shooting as 24-year-old Christian Whitten Galindo.
On Saturday, April 29, the Music City Star train will transport runners to the St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. It's a tradition begun two years ago and, thanks to sponsor Famous Footwear, one that will continue in 2017.
Upon his arrival to Nashville last week, one of President Donald J. Trump's first stops was at President Andrew Jackson's home, The Hermitage. Some 400 invitees and friends and supporters of The Hermitage were on hand as the president paid respect at Jackson's gravesite and toured the mansion.
The Wilson County Democratic Women recently announced they are accepting applicants for a $500 scholarship open to graduating seniors in Wilson County.
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.
On Monday, March 27, the Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) Family Resource Center will partner with the Wilson County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) to host a workshop on bullying, cyberbullying and social media usage and dangers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WCIT opens Thursday, March 23
LEBANON -- Lebanon High tuned up for the annual Wilson County Invitational with an 8-0 victory over Mt. Juliet Christian Academy Wednesday, March 22 at Brent Foster Field.
Blue Devil pitchers Evan Britt and JaKeese Turner combined for a five-hit shutout. Britt started and struck out nine in four innings of work to get the decision. Turner added three strikeouts in his three inning stint.
Turkey hunting often involves a lot of walking.
So, February, 17, Dave Durham and I started training. We started with a half-mile walk on level, paved ground.
That was from the parking lot to the building. It was the closest space we could find.
Turkey season opens April 1.
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 as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and even Donald Trump's "The Art of the Deal". He squeezes in time to take a few online college courses in marketing and analysis.
It sounds like Hunter Eastland is a major business player, with savvy intellect and a desire to stay one step ahead in this fast-paced, every changing business landscape. However, when Eastland completes his rigorous morning schedule, he heads to school. No, not college, but high school.
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