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Stones River Historical Society Met Monday Night

Stones River Historical Society Met Monday Night

The Rutherford County Historical Society had a spirit filled gathering Monday evening in the County Archives Building on Rice Street. Stones River Paranormal presented findings from local investigations.

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Murfreesboro City Schools' READ20

Murfreesboro City Schools' READ20

The Murfreesboro City Schools have started a reading initiative called READ20. It encourages parents to read to their children 20-minutes every day.

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Elderly Murfreesboro Couple Defrauded to the tune of $350,000

Elderly Murfreesboro Couple Defrauded to the tune of $350,000

By the time the 80 something year old couple had enough, the fraud added up to $350,000. The case is in the hands of Murfreesboro Police now.

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Adopt a Homeless Teen for Christmas by Helping Their Family with Gifts

Adopt a Homeless Teen for Christmas by Helping Their Family with Gifts

David Coggin with Barnabas stated, "Our goal is to help with a little Christmas for the teenagers and to encourage the parent or parents to pay their rent, and other Bills. If you can sponsor a child or two please let let us know. Between the 76 teenagers that the county has asked us to help with as well as some of our clients, we are looking for 100 sponsors this year."

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Cookin' To Build event on Saturday, Nov. 4

Cookin' To Build event on Saturday, Nov. 4

Middle Tennessee residents will have a chance to fill their bellies with delicious chilies, soups, stews and gumbos from over 30 cooking teams at the 10th Annual Cookin' To Build event on Saturday, Nov. 4, 11am - 1:30...

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Mother receives death threat of son in Murfreesboro

Mother receives death threat of son in Murfreesboro

According the mother, the letter said that she needed to pay the suspect money or else her son would be killed.

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Home in Cason Lane area shot - Bullet sent to TBI

Home in Cason Lane area shot - Bullet sent to TBI

A bullet was picked out of an interior wall next to a bedroom door by Murfreesboro Police in the Cason Lane area...

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Genet to Run for Rutherford County Register of Deeds

Genet to Run for Rutherford County Register of Deeds

Bob Parks real estate agent and auctioneer Mimi Genet announced today that she will run in the Republican Primary for Rutherford County Register of Deeds.

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What will happen to the old First Methodist Church building in downtown Murfreesboro?

What will happen to the old First Methodist Church building in downtown Murfreesboro?

Five firms have submitted ideas or proposals on what to do with the old First Methodist Church building off the Murfreesboro square. Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland stated...

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9 Rutherford Countians Honored by Governor

9 Rutherford Countians Honored by Governor

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has appointed 217 Tennesseans to 93 boards and commissions, 9 are from Rutherford County.

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'Boro Gas Prices Start Week At $2.20

'Boro Gas Prices Start Week At $2.20

Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.31 per gallon on Sunday, after dropping 8 cents during the past week. The biggest weekly discounts were seen in Cleveland (-12 cents), Johnson City (-12 cents), and Chattanooga (-10 cents). Here in the 'Boro, prices remained relatively stable with one discounter starting the week at $2.20 per gallon.

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Annual Haunted Hayride in Murfreesboro is starts this Wednesday

Annual Haunted Hayride in Murfreesboro is starts this Wednesday

The annual Barfield Bash will start this Wednesday / October 18th through Saturday night the 21st. The event includes the much-loved Haunted Hay Ride...

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Five Grundy County Students Head to Court Charged with Attempted Aggravated Rape-Team Forfeits Game

Five Grundy County Students Head to Court Charged with Attempted Aggravated Rape-Team Forfeits Game

UPDATE: The team was forced to cancel their game against Upperman High School in Putnam County. This comes after five of the team's players were charged with attempted aggravated rape.

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14-Animals rescued in nearby Monteagle

14-Animals rescued in nearby Monteagle

The Animal Rescue Corps responded to an urgent call for assistance from the Monteagle Tennessee Police Department on Thursday of this past week.

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TNDP Chair Statement on Rep. Blackburn's Opioid Bill

TNDP Chair Statement on Rep. Blackburn's Opioid Bill

Mary Mancini, Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement regarding the 60 Minutes and Washington Post report on Rep. Blackburn's bill protecting drug companies during the opioid crisis:

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Chess programs at Central and McFadden intended to reinforce academics, problem-solving

Chess programs at Central and McFadden intended to reinforce academics, problem-solving

Some of the world's most competitive people hate losing more than they enjoy winning. Eric Ramsay has never been the most competitive member of the Central Magnet chess team.

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Obituaries (Listen online)

These are the latest obituaries in Rutherford County...

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African American Heritage Society of Rutherford County Black Tie Affair

African American Heritage Society of Rutherford County Black Tie Affair

The African American Heritage Society of Rutherford County held their second annual black tie affair this past Saturday. According to Mary Watkins, President of the AAHSRC, the event is a celebration to honor the five pillars of our community who have contributed to the enrichment of life in Rutherford County.

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Christiana mom and son both facing battles of their life - She aims to fill his hospital room with birthday cards

Christiana mom and son both facing battles of their life - She aims to fill his hospital room with birthday cards

While Isaiah has Leukemia, Jessica has Cystic Fibrosis. She was diagnosed with the disease at age twelve and she too went through extensive treatments at Vanderbilt.

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Sen. Ketron received major awards for his work to aid victims of crime and for his dedication to children and families in Tennessee

Sen. Ketron received major awards for his work to aid victims of crime and for his dedication to children and families in Tennessee

Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) recently received two major awards for his work to aid victims of crime and for his dedication to children and families in Tennessee.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Capt. Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Capt. Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Capt. Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial will take place on Wednesday, October 18 at 2:00 p.m. at Lee Victory Recreation Park in Smyrna.

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House Business & Utilities Committee Members Support Tennessee's Continued Economic Growth In 2017

House Business & Utilities Committee Members Support Tennessee's Continued Economic Growth In 2017

Committee members advanced a total of 34 legislative initiatives in 2017; thirty were signed into law by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. These initiatives spurred community development, reduced government regulations...

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15 of the 31 people killed in traffic crashes this year in Rutherford County NOT buckled in

15 of the 31 people killed in traffic crashes this year in Rutherford County NOT buckled in

About 15 of the 31 people killed in traffic crashes this year in Rutherford County might be alive today if they wore their seat belts, a Sheriff's Office supervisor said.

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Middle Tennessee Fire Agencies to Host Hands-On Training Exercises in Murfreesboro

Middle Tennessee Fire Agencies to Host Hands-On Training Exercises in Murfreesboro

Several Middle Tennessee fire agencies will host hands-on training (HOT) exercises in Murfreesboro this week as part of the Firehouse Expo 2017 National Conference.

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Tennessee's Second Statewide Distracted Driving Enforcement Bus Tour Yielded 905 Citations

Tennessee's Second Statewide Distracted Driving Enforcement Bus Tour Yielded 905 Citations

From Monday, October 9, to Thursday, October 12, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) partnered with local law enforcement for Tennessee's second statewide bus tour to crack down on distracted driving.

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