Before Lebanon native Kason Lester went on for his blind audition for the 23rd season of “The Voice,” he nearly went home.

MT. JULIET — Green Hill’s Sophia Waters and Mt. Juliet’s Taylor Haymans were locked up in a scoreless pitcher’s duel going into the top of the seventh inning Thursday night when the Lady Hawks played deuces wild.

A funeral service for James Timothy Johnson was held at 2 p.m. on Friday at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, with Darrin Reynolds officiating. Interment was held at Barton’s Creek Cemetery. Visitation was held on Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.