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The Warren County Pioneer baseball team is scheduled to play the Cookeville Cavaliers in Cookeville Monday in district action, weather permitting. First pitch is set for 5:30 and the game will be broadcast live on 1230 WAKI.
The Lady Pioneers softball game with Stone Memorial which had been rescheduled for Monday has again been rained out. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday at 5:30. It will be a varsity game only.
Franklin businessman Bill Lee says he's jumping into the Tennessee governor's race.
The Republican tells The Tennessean that his campaign will formally begin Monday when he plans to roll out a recently purchased RV that he'll use to travel the state.
The 57-year-old Lee is chairman of the Lee Co., which was founded by his grandfather. The company's services include plumbing, electrical and HVAC for residential, business and government customers.
The only other Republican candidate actively campaigning around the state is Randy Boyd, Gov. Bill Haslam's former education adviser and economic development commissioner. Republican state Sen. Mark Green has put his gubernatorial ambitions on hold since being nominated by President Donald Trump to become the next secretary of the Army.
Tennessee legislative leaders appear to agree on a bigger property tax break for disabled veterans, which should put the finishing touch on months of work on Gov. Bill Haslam's bill that increases the gas tax to fund roadwork and cuts other taxes.
Both chambers passed the governor's roads bill Wednesday, with the property tax break unresolved.
Senators amended the legislation to increase property tax relief to disabled veterans to up to $175,000 in property value, from $100,000 currently.
House Speaker Beth Harwell says she's fine with that break and assumes her members are too. The House is expected to agree Monday, letting Haslam soon sign the package into law.
The bill cuts sales tax on groceries, corporate taxes on manufacturers and tax on earnings from stocks and bonds.
The McMinnville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet in regular session Tuesday night to consider one resolution and one ordinance.
The resolution is to accept the bid from Porter Roofing to replace the roof on the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
The ordinance is to amend the municipal code with regard to stormwater management.
The board meeting will begin at 7pm at City Hall.
It will be preceded by a meeting of the Building and Grounds Committee at 5:15, the Finance Committee at 5:30, Parks and Recreation at 6pm and the Safety Committee at 6:45. The Streets and Sanitation Committee will meet immediately following the board meeting.
The Warren County Lady Pioneer softball team remains unbeaten in District 6aaa as they defeated Rhea County 9-8 Thursday night in a nail-biter at WCHS.
The Lady Pioneers will host Coffee County Friday at 5pm.
In baseball action, Warren County and Coffee County split a doubleheader Thursday night. The Pioneers won the opener 8-7, then Coffee County came from behind to win the nightcap 6-5.
The Pioneers get back to district play Monday night with a game at Cookeville at 5:30.