Voices

Opinion: Freedom: The Choice. The Creed. The Conflict

Jul 05, 2022 at 12:24 pm by Paulette Jackson

Freedom of Choice It is a craftof decisionto frame a trajectoryof outcome Freedom of Creedis a gift,a dreamfor all who desirea pathfor their lifeand to be the crafterof.... Read More

Opinion: What America Means to Me

Jul 03, 2022 at 03:58 pm by cghattas

Writing on the weekend of our upcoming Independence Day, I popped a CD in as I worked around the house. It is one that belonged to my late father, whose birthday would have be.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries Key Part of Helping Homeless, Poor

Jul 01, 2022 at 02:03 pm by Justin Stokes

Murfreesboro has grown over the last few decades. And along with the other blossoming cities, it’s quickly seeing that growth comes at many costs. One of those costs is.... Read More

Opinion: After Roe v. Wade - Life and Death

Jun 28, 2022 at 01:19 pm by Chloe Cerutti 4

After Roe v. Wade – Life and Death The SCOTUS’ reversal of Roe v. Wade leaves unanswered and undecided a number of important legal and financial questions affecti.... Read More

In Honor of Father's Day: Top Gun: Maverick

Jun 21, 2022 at 12:58 pm by Paulette Jackson

“The good ones always start out good.” ~Yogi Many of us probably remember the blockbuster movie "Top Gun" that came out in May, 1996. Movie theaters were fil.... Read More

Letter to the Editor: Public Education is the Great Equalizer

May 26, 2022 at 01:29 pm by Voice Wire

As a retired educator, I want to say a special “thank you” to the current public school teachers who work with every student every day.  Unlike so many other.... Read More

'Building Safety Month' Does Little to Make Tennesseans Safer

May 18, 2022 at 10:35 am by Chloe Cerutti

Governor Lee’s Building Safety Month does little to make Tennesseans safer. One has to wonder about Governor Lee’s priorities when he declared May to be "Building.... Read More

Summer on Main Street

May 16, 2022 at 01:12 pm by cghattas

Warm weather and school holidays remind me of my childhood years at 407 East Main Street. Like many children of that day and the present, both my parents worked outside the ho.... Read More

Don't Panic: This is Not a Tax Bill!

May 12, 2022 at 01:16 pm by robmtchl

What is this notice I got in my mailbox? By law, property values in Tennessee must be brought to market value and equalized between the various property types. This notice is.... Read More

My Rights, Your Morality, No Winners

May 11, 2022 at 02:04 pm by Waterman 2

It’s not likely that many who read this piece are trained and experienced in constitutional law, least of all its author. That being said, those of us who are not member.... Read More
Slideshow

A Mother's Legacy

May 04, 2022 at 09:45 am by cghattas

  With Mother’s Day approaching, my thoughts go to my mother. Helen Roberts Brown was born in Wilson County in 1930. She’s been gone from us since January 19.... Read More

Misfits and Pirates: Made for Each Other

Apr 27, 2022 at 11:23 am by Paulette Jackson

They used to be a big seller at the Toy Store. They were posable characters; a dog with a wooden leg and a cat with an eye patch, both made in the image of ruffian swashbuck.... Read More