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The Warren County Pioneers suffered their first loss of the season as a 17-point third quarter led to a 38-28 Shelbyville win Friday night at Nunley Stadium.
Bryson Lewis ran for three touchdowns for the Pioneers, and Malik Ladet ran for another.
With the loss, the Pioneers are now 1-1 on the season. They will travel to Cookeville next Friday night for their first District game. Kickoff will be at 7pm.
The Warren County School Board Thursday night gave high school principal Jimmy Walker discretion to change the high school's disciplinary measures for fighting in school. Walker told the board there has been an unusually high number of fights at the high school during the first three weeks of school. Board members agreed that steps may need to be taken to put more teeth into the current policy on dealing with fighting. Currently policy includes assigning the student to Warren Academy or expulsion if the situation warrants it.
In other business, the board approved the establishment of a Multicultural Club and a Rugby Club at the high school.
Toward the conclusion of the meeting, Linda Blair was chosen as the new board chairman and Tonya Bess was chosen as vice chairman.
The Warren County Pioneers will host the Shelbyville Golden Eagles Friday night in the 2014 home opener at Nunley Stadium. The Pioneers began the season with a win last week over DeKalb County on the road.
Shelbyville lost to Marshall County in their opener last week.
Kickoff is set for 7pm. The game will be broadcast live on SPORTSRADIO 1230 WAKI and online at www.1230waki.com.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the busy Labor Day holiday travel period. Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon Friday through 6am Tuesday. This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the Labor Day holiday.
AAA predicts Friday and Monday to be the busiest travel times during the holiday weekend. Nationwide travel is expected to see a 1.4 percent increase from last year's numbers.
More than 590,000 Tennesseans are expected to travel by car this Labor Day weekend.
One person was killed Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Old Smithville Road and Highway 56. Killed was 50 year old Leon Carter of Spencer.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Carter was a front seat passenger in a 1993 Saturn, driven by 26 year old Gregory Lewis of Van Buren County. The Saturn reportedly went through a stop sign and collided with a 2008 Ford F250 Truck, driven by 28 year old Jordan Clark of Jamestown.
Lewis and a back seat passenger in the Saturn, 23 year old Justin Redmore of McMinnville, were both airlifted to Vanderbilt Hospital.
Clark and a passenger in the truck, 29 year old Stuart Murray of Cookeville, received minor injuries.
Clark and Murray were cited for not wearing seat belts. The Highway Patrol said charges are pending as the investigation continues.