Voices

Hope: Feathers and Anchors

Apr 14, 2022 at 11:49 am by Paulette Jackson

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the.... Read More

Socialism - Facts about our Semisocialist, Capitalistic Democracy

Apr 13, 2022 at 12:38 pm by Chloe Cerutti 3

Socialism – Facts about our Semisocialist, Capitalistic Democracy Responding to my recent “Charter Schools a Bad Alternative to Public Education,” a couple.... Read More

Murfreesboro Art League Creates Fundraiser to Honor Ukraine

Apr 13, 2022 at 10:25 am by Justin Stokes

The news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine first broke in late February. Under the distressing headlines of the war’s coverage were images of violence, destruction,.... Read More

Joseph Locher Announces Bid for County Commission

Apr 11, 2022 at 01:42 pm by CathyWatts

Joseph “Joey” Locher is a busy father of teenage twin daughters who is running for Rutherford County Commissioner in District 7. District 7 covers a large area bet.... Read More

Mediocrity is a Weak Foundation

Apr 11, 2022 at 07:46 am by Waterman 1

Sen. Marsha Blackburn’s imperious declaration on Twitter that she intended to “grill” Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was met by a collecti.... Read More

Easter Finery

Apr 06, 2022 at 10:00 am by cghattas

Seeing spring dresses during a recent shopping trip reminded me that Easter is near. Growing up the youngest of five on East Main Street, there were two times of the year when.... Read More

“Goooood Morning, Viet Nam!”

Mar 30, 2022 at 02:41 pm by Paulette Jackson

His name was Adrian Cronauer. He was born in 1938 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where his father was a steelworker, and his mother was a teacher. At the early age of 12,.... Read More

Tennessee Public Schools are under assault by Republicans

Mar 29, 2022 at 08:00 am by Chloe Cerutti 4

Make no mistake about it, there is a well-orchestrated war being waged against Tennessee’s public school system.  This insidious effort to privatize and monetize th.... Read More

Dr. Anita Herron - A Servant's Servant

Mar 29, 2022 at 06:45 am by CathyWatts

Dr. Anita L. Herron describes herself as a servant’s SERVANT. That’s why she is running to be the next Rutherford County Commissioner in District 3. District 3 enc.... Read More

Truth: It's Stranger Than Fiction

Mar 24, 2022 at 06:37 am by Paulette Jackson

“History is history; there’s no use sweeping it under the rug.” -Sweet Home Alabama The year is 1954, and the man in the above photo is my thirty-year-old f.... Read More