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White House Heritage names former Western Kentucky middle hitter Sam Canner next head volleyball coach



White House Heritage has turned to the college and club ranks for its next volleyball head coach.

Springfield girls basketball announces passing of former Lady Jackets, Belmont great Chrissie Herring



Springfield girls basketball announced the death of former Lady Jackets great and Belmont University Hall of Famer Chrissie Herring on the team’s Facebook page Wednesday afternoon.

Ms. Cheap: Sperry’s owes its staying power to “down to earth” food, fair prices and dependable service


Congratulations to Sperry’s on its 50th anniversary this year. Not many local restaurants can claim that kind of longevity. Longtime owner Al Thomas, who owns Sperry’s with his wife, Trish, said that while many of his competitors have tried to be “grandiose,” he has stuck with his enduring restaurant being a “down to earth steak and potatoes” place. “I had one […]

2024 All-Robertson County softball team: Jo Byrns headlines award winners after extending county’s state tournament streak



The streak continues.

Jo Byrns and head coach Jada Head extended Robertson County’s decade-plus streak of state tournament appearances thanks to a historic year in Cedar Hill.

East Robertson running back Isaiah Groves commits to Georgia Tech



Isaiah Groves didn’t hesitate after a weekend recruiting trip to Bobby Dodd Stadium and the Metro Atlanta area.

2024 All-Robertson County baseball team: White House Heritage dominates award winners



The 2024 Robertson County baseball season will go down as the year of the Patriots.

Dead body discovered near Adams area prompts murder investigation



A homicide investigation is under way after a body was found last week in Robertson County near the Tennessee-Kentucky border. According to the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, a body was discovered early Tuesday morning on June 11, and appeared to be that of a Hispanic male. The first call came into 911 around 5:39 a.m. The body was found by […]

Monster 211-pound snapping turtle caught

Larry Woody's Notebook


Everything is bigger in Texas, including snapping turtles. A Texas fisherman recently caught a 211-pound alligator snapper, the largest on record, and the same species that is being stocked in Tennessee. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency a few years ago began stocking alligator snapping turtles in some West Tennessee waters in an effort to restore the indigenous, endangered reptiles. If […]

2024 Main Street Preps All-Midstate baseball team



Main Street Preps has named its 2024 All-Midstate baseball team. See below for superlative honors and the first, second and third teams. Player of the Year: Brayden Baker, Eagleville, Sr. Stats: .526 AVG, 54 R, 22 2B, 3 HR, 44 RBI, 12 SB; 9-2 record, 0.92 ERA, 61 IP, 32 H, 5 BB, 87 K Baker has been a central […]

2024 All-Sumner County softball team: State champion Liberty Creek takes three of five awards



Fresh off their first Class 2A state championship, the Wolves won votes for Sumner County’s Pitcher of the Year, Coach of the Year and Team of the Year. 

Ms. Cheap: Keep those kids reading this summer; it’s important


I know that we are only a few weeks into summer but now is the time to get your kiddos reading. Not drudgery summer reading but reading for fun, for prizes and so that they don’t backslide on their learning. Not only will a reading-filled summer make their upcoming school years more productive, but there are lots of prizes and […]

Springfield baseball’s Garrett McMahon signs with Cumberland University



Garrett McMahon waited until the seventh inning to make a decision on his baseball career.


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