Week in Ketron

Week in Ketron: Election finance audit and questions about the Rutherford County Commission

Aug 20, 2019 at 11:01 am by Michelle Willard 1

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron likely breathed a sigh of relief when the August agenda for the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance was released and his name was nowher.... Read More
Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron

Week in Ketron: Fraud allegations fallout, campaign finance questions and an age-discrimination lawsuit

Jul 29, 2019 at 11:35 am by Michelle Willard

Things keep getting worse for embattled Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron. What started as an unassuming fraud investigation into his family-owned insurance agency (since w.... Read More

Opinion: Bill Ketron's troubles culminate in business office raided by Murfreesboro police

Jul 17, 2019 at 01:54 pm by Michelle Willard 1

It sure looks like Rutherford County's mayor has stepped in something that he just can't seem to rid himself of. It doesn't help that what's stuck to him is his dau.... Read More
Middle Point Landfill

How local leaders got scammed the last time they talked trash

Jul 05, 2019 at 11:23 am by Michelle Willard 1

Several years ago (read 12 years ago) I had the opportunity to learn too much about Middle Point Landfill. I won't go into details, but it had to do with low-level radioactive.... Read More
Hometown Heroes Walk for Children

Hometown Heroes speak out against child abuse at Walk for Children on April 26

Apr 25, 2019 at 08:52 am by Child Advocacy Center

Local hometown heroes are scheduled to speak at the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children on Friday morning, April 26.  "The Hometown Heroes Walk for Children is a wonderful.... Read More
2020 Census

Rutherford County mayors kick off 2020 Census awareness campaign

Apr 06, 2019 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron was joined by some of the county's municipal mayors and community volunteers earlier this week for an official kickoff to the yearlong awar.... Read More
Middle Point Landfill

Opinion: Commissioners should not have talked trash with Republic Services

Mar 14, 2019 at 09:00 am by Tess2019

I do not personally believe that the Commission should be making the decision about how residents dispose of their garbage, but our Commissioners have decided to tackle this p.... Read More
Rutherford County Historic Courthouse

Opinion: Why does Bill Ketron want to treat the Square like my granny's living room?

Feb 04, 2019 at 11:00 am by Michelle Willard

My grandmother had a beautifully decorated living room. It had a definite Asian feel with gifts from my uncles who served in Vietnam festooning the walls. The white carpet st.... Read More
Lane Argi-Park

4 questions about building a DMV and Clerk's Office at Lane Argi-Park

Jan 15, 2019 at 02:09 pm by Michelle Willard 2

Rutherford County's Board of Commissioners is looking at doing something that on the surface seems like a good idea. Committee Chairman Allen McAdoo said the county is consid.... Read More
Emergency Medical Services

Ketron, McFarland come to verbal agreement on coordinated Emergency Medical Services

Sep 21, 2018 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

A joint task force on Emergency Medical Services appointed by County Mayor Bill Ketron and Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has committed to work together to enhance c.... Read More

Ketron, McFarland committed to coordinated county-wide Emergency Medical Services response

Sep 06, 2018 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Newly-elected Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron and City of Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland have appointed a Joint Task Force to review and recommend best practices for t.... Read More

Where is the Blue Wave? Certain not in Rutherford County.

Aug 03, 2018 at 11:19 am by Michelle Willard

The Blue Wave came in at low tide in Rutherford County. It didn't sweep Republicans out of office so much as crash harmlessly upon the flood wall of conservatism. Only one De.... Read More