Williamson County sweeps Class AAA decathlon: Williamson County continues to be a staple in the BlueCross Spring Fling decathlon as Centennial senior Chaz Hawkins became the 2013 Class AAA state champion May 21.
Joseph's start makes him second Franklin-born player to play in majors: It took almost 69 years for a baseball player born in Franklin to have another chance to record a hit in a major league game. Franklin’s Corban Joseph accomplished that feat in Cleveland on May 13 going 1-for-6 in a doubleheader while wearing a New York Yankees uniform. But Joseph is not the first Franklin-born player to don a major league uniform.
Boots, jeans and cowboy hats – it’s rodeo time: With the Franklin Rodeo just a week away and the parade Saturday, there are two important items requiring absolute attention – tickets and wardrobe.
JOE BIDDLE: Lipscomb hires Belmont man to lead squad: Lipscomb University took a bold step when it hired Casey Alexander as its new men’s basketball coach.
Ravenwood wins fifth straight regional softball title: The Ravenwood Lady Raptors captured their fifth straight Region 6-AAA softball title Wednesday, beating Overton 11-0 in five innings.
The Best Thing I Ate All Week: Shrimp ‘Moe’ Boy sandwich in Cool Springs: The best thing I ate all week was a shrimp po’ boy at the new Moe’s Original Bar B Que in Cool Springs – to be exact, a Shrimp Moe Boy as it’s called on the menu.
Two defeats in one day end Brentwood's baseball season: Brentwood’s baseball season came to an end with back-to-back losses Wednesday in the Class AAA state tournament.
Ramon Presson; Columnist; Williamson Herald; Williamson County
COMMENTARY BY RAMON PRESSON: What if? The Disciple Draft Sponsored By …: It’s the adult version of the grade school playground angst of being picked for teams. It’s professional sports’ version of The Bachelor. Prior to the big day candidates go to the “Combine” (no relation to farm equipment though it is held in Indiana) where they show off for potential suitors, making it akin to the strange exhibitionist behaviors of many male animals seeking to attract a mate.
‘VeggieTales’ artist wins ‘Herald’ mascot contest: A cartoonish newspaper named Harold with Muppetesque eyes and a round pink nose was selected as the mascot of the “Williamson Herald” newspaper, according to owner and publisher Derby Jones.
COMMENTARY BY WILLIAM CARTER: Springtime in Middle Tennessee: A bumble bee zips by followed by another and they bounce and roll around on thin air a foot or two above the hanging basket brimming at the edges with petunias and vinca and something yellow I don’t know the name of and bought and planted only because it caught my eye and then the bumble bees dart away over the hedge of quince and spirea and scraggly azaleas and Knock-Out roses going to wherever it is that bumble bees go and I wonder where that is because that’s what I do, mostly, when I sit outside after I’ve done all the things I’m supposed to do … I wonder.
Williamson Herald; Williamson County
Daniel Rippy of Corner Pub Nashvillian Rippy follows in his father’s restaurateur footsteps: About 15 years ago, Jeff Rippy began a tradition for his family: before each Nashville Kats arena football game, he’d set up a grill behind Tootsies in downtown Nashville. They’d spend the afternoon barbequing, offering plates to family and friends and anyone else who caught the wafting smell off of Broadway.