Local news and opinions

Seasonal Changes. Life Changes. Planting Grief Seeds.

Oct 18, 2018 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

After an unusually long summer with temperatures regularly hovering near record-breaking highs, it finally seems that cooler air has made its way to Tennessee to stay, bringin.... Read More
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Blackman vs Stewarts Creek

Blackman vs Stewarts Creek moved to Thursday night

Oct 17, 2018 at 04:41 pm by joelabarker

It won't be Friday Night Lights as usual for Blackman football this week. Their game against Stewarts Creek has been moved to Thursday night at the Inferno due to the weather.... Read More
Deputy Beth Miles

Rutherford jailer disciplined for 'enabling' 2 inmates to escape

Oct 17, 2018 at 11:17 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A Rutherford County Adult Detention Center employee who enabled two inmates to escape last Wednesday was suspended for two weeks without pay from Oct. 19-30, said Sheriff Mike.... Read More
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Uncle Dave Macon Days

2.3M people visited Rutherford County in 2017

Oct 17, 2018 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

A record 2.13 million visitors came to Rutherford County in 2017, a 7.4 percent increase from 2016’s then record-breaking mark of 1.98 million visitors. In fact, Ruther.... Read More
Justin Arwood and Sarah Dalton

Murfreesboro officer injured in car chase

Oct 17, 2018 at 09:58 am by Voice Wire

A routine patrol check ended Wednesday, Oct. 17 with an officer injured and a car chase into Coffee County, according to the Murfreesboro Police Department. Around.... Read More
MTSU Blue Raiders

MT Basketball: Men to play 19 broadcast games in 18-19 regular season

Oct 17, 2018 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Middle Tennessee men's basketball's 2018-19 schedule currently boasts 19 broadcast games across multiple networks with seven of the Blue Raiders' 12 home contests being shown.... Read More
Breakfast in the Classroom

Amazon visits LaVergne Lake Elementary to celebrate free breakfast program with students

Oct 17, 2018 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

La Vergne Lake Elementary Principal Paige Johnson has noticed a change in her students this school year. Students have been more focused, on-task and have had fewer disciplin.... Read More
Siegel High School Beta Club

Siegel High Beta Club won two awards at the Beta Club Regional Leadership Summit

Oct 16, 2018 at 01:15 pm by Voice Wire

Siegel High School Beta Club members recently represented Rutherford County Schools at the Beta Club Regional Leadership Summit in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The group won two.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: Getting involved in your 'job'

Oct 16, 2018 at 10:00 am by Dads2Dads

We say it all the time, “Get involved with your kids.” We are big advocates of active fatherhood. We tried hard to be involved dads as our kids were growing, in s.... Read More
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Rutherford County SROs

Q&A: School Resource Officers discuss program’s origins on its 25th anniverary

Oct 16, 2018 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

The future of school safety has been on the front pages of newspapers and magazines and leading the nightly news and dinner table discussions since the tragedy that took place.... Read More