Opinion

A few questions about delinquent taxes

Jun 18, 2018 at 11:30 am by Michelle Willard

The Rutherford Neighborhood Alliance is kicking up dust again. This time about delinquent taxes in Rutherford County. Specifically, the group wants to know why the county's D.... Read More

IG report provides proof of elitist contempt for ordinary Americans

Jun 18, 2018 at 09:38 am by clervin

I've mentioned my theory on elitism before, but now we've got a "smoking gun." In my column, "Why Trump is right and foreign policy insiders are wrong," I stated the conflict.... Read More

Why can't leftists, Democrats stand success?

Jun 15, 2018 at 08:00 am by clervin

The predictable but nonetheless laughable response from the suddenly hawkish, peace-loving Left to President Trump’s denuclearization of the Korean peninsula has spurred.... Read More

In Remembrance of D Day and the Greatest Generation

Jun 06, 2018 at 10:30 am by clervin

Please take a moment today to remember the heroes of the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944. The invasion of France by the Allies that day marks the beginning of the end for t.... Read More

Ask Ellie: Boys Used As Pawns in Divorce

May 31, 2018 at 01:30 pm by Ask Ellie

DEAR ELLIE:  My sister and brother-in-law have been divorced for a number of years. My sister continues to bad mouth her ex-husband at every opportunity. They have two b.... Read More

Ask Ellie: 'My daughter is a know-it-all and I don't want to be around her'

May 29, 2018 at 01:00 pm by Ask Ellie

DEAR ELLIE: Our daughter is 28 years old and her and her husband are pregnant with our first grandchild. She, of course, is an overachiever and has become an expert on everyth.... Read More

Ask Ellie: Teenage tyrant wants more for prom

May 24, 2018 at 01:00 pm by Ask Ellie

DEAR MISS ELLIE: I am a senior in Christiana, Tenn., and I have huge expectations about prom night. I want the limo, flowers, dinner, the perfect dress, perfect up-do, th.... Read More

Eddie Smotherman thinks his friend is the best option for the next city manager

May 21, 2018 at 11:51 am by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro City Councilman Eddie Smotherman thinks his friend is the best option for the next city manager. This is despite the fact his friend didn’t apply for it an.... Read More

Peace through Strength with President Trump

May 17, 2018 at 08:00 am by clervin

An alternative title for this piece could be “Nobel Peace Prize for Trump?” Three recent events in international relations have been heralded as successes by many.... Read More

Ethics complaint links Rutherford County Attorney and Mayor in land deals

May 10, 2018 at 10:54 am by Michelle Willard

The law firm that represents Rutherford County government has come under fire recently. And it's time to ring the bell again for the county to develop an in-house legal servi.... Read More