Weapon, drug related offenses
LEBANON -- A volunteer youth football coach was recently arrested on drug possession charges, and the league decided to allow him to continue to coach.
Lebanon Youth Football & Cheer Inc. Coach Randall Jerod McFarland was charged with possession of firearm during commitment of a felony, drug paraphernalia and possession and manufacture with intent for resale following a stop by the Wilson County Sheriff's Department on September 11.
A Murfreesboro woman was killed Tuesday morning when her motorcycle collided with a pickup truck near the intersection of Hwy. 109 and Academy Rd. in Lebanon.
Thirty-year-old Omar Abdi, of Nashville, was arrested by Mt. Juliet police and booked into the Wilson County Jail Monday after threatening to cut a co-worker's throat with a box cutter.
LEBANON -- Graveside funeral services were held Monday morning, Oct. 27 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery to honor the life of longtime Wilson County School Teacher Cindy Greer Reavis, 53, who died Friday after a long battle with breast cancer.
Playoff pairings unveiled Nov. 1st
The waiting will be over Saturday morning as the TSSAA will announce the 2014 playoff brackets and first round pairings.
In the last year of the so-called "Z-Plan" many coaches and administrators won't be sure their teams will be playing next week until the information is posted online at www.TSSAA.org. A release from the TSSAA said the brackets would be posted by 10 a.m.
Lady Bulldogs host Bryan College
Local college basketball cranks up Saturday afternoon as the Cumberland University women open the 2014-2015 season at home against Bryan College.
Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
Team suffers first loss Monday
LEBANON -- Cumberland University remained No. 1 for the fourth straight week in the NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. This week's poll includes matches through Sunday, October 26.
The Bulldogs took home 588 points and 18-of-21 first-place votes, earning their fourth No. 1 ranking in school history.
Cumberland University's Mike Self has been voted the Mid-South Conference Special Teams Player of the Week -- the third time this season he has earned the honor.
Self was outstanding as a kicker and punter in the Bulldogs' 27-17 win over No. 23-ranked Campbellsville.