Rutherford County Mayors Caucus

From the Rutherford County Mayors Caucus: Gov. Lee said stay inside

Apr 01, 2020 at 08:48 am by Voice Wire

The Rutherford County Mayors Caucus stands united in support of Gov. Bill Lee's Executive Order No. 22 released Monday, March 30. Order 22, along with its accompanying O.... Read More
Smyrna Mayor Mary Esther Reed and StoneCrest Chief Medical Officer Dr. Eric Schuck

Day in Corona: Bill Ketron surfaces and what Smyrna and La Vergne are doing

Mar 24, 2020 at 09:52 am by Michelle Willard 1

While mayors from across the state (including Shane McFarland) have been doing everything they can to reassure the public, our County Mayor Bill Ketron has been suspiciously a.... Read More
Week in Ketron

Week in Ketron: Pandemics, firings and more fines

Mar 18, 2020 at 09:00 am by Michelle Willard

With the pandemic panic going on I thought it might be a good opportunity to catch up with the goings on in the Historic Courthouse. While everyone is panic buying toilet p.... Read More
Coronavirus a.k.a., COVID-19

Rutherford County officials meet about Coronavirus threat

Mar 09, 2020 at 10:00 am by Michelle Willard

Upon Gov. Bill Lee delivering the news last week of the first COVID-19 case in Tennessee, Mayor Bill Ketron reached out to Rutherford County leaders, officials from other muni.... Read More
What's happened with Bill Ketron this week

Week in Ketron: Joe Liggett edition

Jan 30, 2020 at 09:19 am by Michelle Willard

Local rabble-rouser Joe Liggett has set his anti-corruption sights on Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron. According to news reports, Liggett contacted the Tennessee Ethics C.... Read More
Week in Ketron

Week in Ketron: Fines on fines on fines and a court date

Jan 17, 2020 at 04:33 pm by Michelle Willard

Our mayor has had another interesting week. On top of his daughter having her court date set, he was fined by the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance for not paying his fin.... Read More
Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron

Week in Ketron: Commissioner calls for mayor to step down as daughter pleads 'not guilty'

Nov 26, 2019 at 08:00 am by Michelle Willard 1

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron has had a week and it's only Tuesday. Not only did he appear in court with his daughter to lend her his fatherly support when she faced cr.... Read More

Week in Ketron: Brad Hornsby has 23 questions for the mayor

Nov 14, 2019 at 11:00 am by Michelle Willard

It's been another interesting week for Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron. And now the son of Property Assessor Rob Mitchell has been thrown into the mix. What's going on.... Read More
Week in Ketron

Week in Ketron: How many scandals are there again? Let's look.

Nov 07, 2019 at 11:33 am by Michelle Willard

It's been a very eventful week for Bill Ketron. In addition to his daughter being arrested for misdeeds she (allegedly) perpetrated while running his family insurance agency,.... Read More

Week in Ketron: Kelsey Ketron is in the clink

Nov 05, 2019 at 08:37 am by Michelle Willard 1

Last time we left off with our illustrious mayor, he was in the midst of a fraud investigation into his family-owned insurance agency, fielding questions about how he spent ca.... Read More
Robert Stevens is fighting mad

Who penned a complaint against Smyrna Court Clerk Brittany Stevens?

Aug 22, 2019 at 12:01 pm by Michelle Willard 1

The plot thickens in the drama brewing on the Rutherford County Commission. Earlier this week, I received an anonymous email containing an ethics complaint filed against Smyr.... Read More
Rutherford County Commission

Open Letter to the Rutherford County Commission: Illegal Steering Committee nomination must be rectified

Aug 22, 2019 at 11:00 am by SusanVera

Dear Mayor Ketron and Commissioners, As you all are aware by now, Commission Rule VIII. H. 2. was violated at the August Commission meeting when Commissioner Phillips made tw.... Read More