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8 Rutherford County men arrested in human trafficking sting

Oct 19, 2021 at 09:30 am by Voice Wire

A two-day undercover operation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation nabbed a dozen men, including eight from Rutherford County,  who were seeking illicit se.... Read More

Rutherford Sheriff's Office collects unused, unexpired medicine Saturday

Oct 19, 2021 at 08:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Unused or expired medications are a public safety issue, leading to potential accidental poisoning, misuse and overdose, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration reported..... Read More
Jefferson Springs Recreation Area and Boat Ramp located off of W. Jefferson Pike in Smyrna on J. Percy Priest Lake

Jefferson Springs boat ramp closed after boating incident, missing boater

Oct 18, 2021 at 12:15 pm by Voice Wire

Jefferson Springs Recreation Area and Boat Ramp located off of W. Jefferson Pike in Smyrna on J. Percy Priest Lake are closed to the public following a boating incident w.... Read More
Elect Pancake for President

Stuffed dog motivates Lascassas children to donate food

Oct 15, 2021 at 08:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

It’s election time at Lascassas Elementary School when students who donate canned food items will vote for one of three stuffed animals to be school “president.&rd.... Read More
“Ride Your Steel Horses to Meet the Patrol Horses”

Harley owners sponsor event for Sheriff's Mounted Patrol horses Sunday

Oct 11, 2021 at 03:07 pm by Lisa Marchesoni 3

“Ride Your Steel Horses to Meet the Patrol Horses” will raise funds for the Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol Unit by Harley Davidson motorcyclists Sunday, Oct. 17 at.... Read More
Scam Alert

Scammers posing as sheriff's detective steal $750 from victim

Oct 06, 2021 at 01:15 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A man posing as a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective scammed a woman of $750 after telling her a warrant was issued against her for missing federal jury duty, a deput.... Read More

Lascassas Elementary School conducts safety drill with SRO

Oct 04, 2021 at 07:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Teachers locked their children in classrooms when educational assistant Joanna Jones called a “Code Yellow” during a school safety drill Tuesday at Lascassas Eleme.... Read More
Crime Scene Do No Cross

Suspect charged with shooting gun in air in parking lot outside school football game

Sep 29, 2021 at 04:45 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

No one suffered injuries after a man allegedly fired a handgun in the air in a rear parking lot during the Stewarts Creek High School football game Friday, a Rutherford County.... Read More

Rutherford SRO's book raises funds for Lascassas Elementary students in need

Sep 29, 2021 at 10:01 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Fourth-grade student Emma Maxwell likes reading a book about stuffed dog, Pancake, describing how COVID affected her classes last year at Lascassas Elementary School. “.... Read More
Irwin Keith “Boo” Odom

Husband charged with killing wife Monday in Readyville

Sep 28, 2021 at 03:44 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A husband was charged after he allegedly shot and killed his wife Monday night at their home near Readyville, Rutherford County Sheriff’s detectives said.  Sheriff.... Read More