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Murfreesboro Man Charged with Negligence
Murfreesboro Man Charged with Negligence

A Murfreesboro man faces charges of criminal negligence in the death of his disabled fiancee.

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Week 3 Prep Football Recap
Week 3 Prep Football Recap

Get a recap of Week 3 in prep football in Rutherford County.

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Week 2 Prep Football Recap
Week 2 Prep Football Recap

Two weeks into the season, and there only three undefeated high school football teams in Rutherford County.

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'Vote Anywhere' Likely by 2018
'Vote Anywhere' Likely by 2018
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Ketron Throws Support to Randy McNally for Senate Speaker
Ketron Throws Support to Randy McNally for Senate Speaker

State Senator Bill Ketron has thrown his support for Senate Speaker to Randy McNally, taking his name out of consideration

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Blackman Holds Lawrence Co. to Win Region Title
Blackman Holds Lawrence Co. to Win Region Title

Blackman weathered an impressive storm and 3-point onslaught by Lawrence County on Thursday night to capture the Region 4-AAA championship 58-52 before a rowdy crowd.

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Riverdale Holds Off Stewarts Creek for 4AAA Title
Riverdale Holds Off Stewarts Creek for 4AAA Title

Riverdale's girls completed an impressive run in the Region 4-AAA tournament Wednesday night by holding off Stewarts Creek 51-48 in the championship game.

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Blackman girls whip Franklin Co., face Riverdale next
Blackman girls whip Franklin Co., face Riverdale next

Blackman senior Crystal Dangerfield's 3-pointer 30 seconds into the game essentially ended it -- and Franklin County's season -- on Friday night.

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Oakland boys hold off Columbia 54-49, Region Roundup
Oakland boys hold off Columbia 54-49, Region Roundup

The Oakland Patriots never trailed in their exciting 54-49 win over the Columbia Central Lions Saturday night at Randy King Gymnasium in the opening round of the Region 4-AAA tournament.

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Committee requests new judge
Committee requests new judge

Strapped by a massive and growing court docket, Rutherford County's General Sessions judges are seeking another judgeship to carry some of the burden.

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State Rep. Rick Womick will not run again
State Rep. Rick Womick will not run again

"Six years is enough. It's time for me to step aside and let somebody else serve," Womick said.

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Blackman gets district sweep over Smyrna
Blackman gets district sweep over Smyrna

Blackman's girls remained perfect in District 7-AAA play last Friday night, while the boys remained unblemished overall as they swept visiting Smyrna.

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Bad smells at the landfill in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County
Bad smells at the landfill in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County

At the urging of state legislators, Tennessee Solid Waste Management officials agreed to push Middle Point Landfill operators to cut the stench at their Walter Hill facility in response to community complaints.

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Riverdale girls, Oakland boys win in Battle of the 'Boro
Riverdale girls, Oakland boys win in Battle of the 'Boro

Riverdale's girls showed their depth against longtime rival Riverdale on Tuesday night, and the Lady Warriors did so at the most opportunistic moment.

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Siegel upsets Bearden on Bramble's birthday
Siegel upsets Bearden on Bramble's birthday

Emotion and resiliency continued to be a staple for Siegel's football team last Friday night.

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Prep Football Roundup from Round 1 of Playoffs

Get a roundup of the prep football action from round 1 of the prep football playoffs right here.

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Lawsuit against Providence Community Correction alledges extortion, racketeering
Lawsuit against Providence Community Correction alledges extortion, racketeering

Contending they are "victims of an extortion scheme," a group of residents is taking legal action against Rutherford County and the probation company it hired to collect court fines on misdemeanor cases.

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Middle Tennessee Boulevard bidding: the sequel
Middle Tennessee Boulevard bidding: the sequel

The city of Murfreesboro isn't exactly starting from scratch, but it is set to take another stab at a Middle Tennessee Boulevard improvement project after bids came in 31 percent higher than expected.

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Sen. Ketron takes 'one day at a time' post stem cell transplant
Sen. Ketron takes 'one day at a time' post stem cell transplant

A little more than two weeks out of a stem cell transplant to cure his cancer Bill Ketron has his sights set on attending the MTSU-Vanderbilt football game.

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Intriguing matchups to jumpstart high school football
Intriguing matchups to jumpstart high school football

Week One of the high school football season will offer a little bit of everything. There is a Thursday night game, a Friday night rivalry game and two games on Saturday at MTSU's Floyd Stadium.

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Jamboree Results
Jamboree Results

Host Stewarts Creek set the tone from the get-go on Friday night against Blackman in the annual Rutherford County Jamboree. Plus, get a recap of all of the games from Sports Editor Monte Hale, Jr. of the Murfreesboro Post and All Sports Talk host.

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Siegel looking to get back on winning track
Siegel looking to get back on winning track

Siegel was almost a victim of its previous success last season, which saw the Stars finishing a disappointing 3-7. Siegel faced the always tough District 7-AAA schedule, not to mention non-conference games against Ooltewah, McCallie and Science Hill.

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Smyrna looking to advance in playoffs in 2015
Smyrna looking to advance in playoffs in 2015

Smyrna's football team is looking to take the next step in 2015 after exiting the playoffs in the first round the previous two years. "The last two years we've gotten beaten in the first round, and our goal is to not let that happen," said Smyrna coach Matt Williams.

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Stewarts Creek looking to make more noise in 2015
Stewarts Creek looking to make more noise in 2015

Stewarts Creek's growing pains have been many and well documented the past two seasons on the football field. The Red Hawks won only one game in their first year of existence in 2013 and managed just victories last season.

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MTCS Cougars looking to build on 2014 success
MTCS Cougars looking to build on 2014 success

Fred Shambaugh brought a dynamic, up-tempo offense to Middle Tennessee Christian School last season, and it was an instant hit. The Cougars reached uncharted waters, going 9-2 and winning a league championship.

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Inexperienced Oakland still has big expectations
Inexperienced Oakland still has big expectations

The transition period between a new coach and players has been quite smooth for Kevin Creasy and the Oakland High School football team. Creasy replaced Thomas McDaniel (now at Christian Brothers) last spring, and obviously brought a different philosophy with him from Trousdale County where he won one state title.

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Riverdale poised for another strong season in 2015
Riverdale poised for another strong season in 2015

Riverdale got back into the postseason mode last season after missing the playoffs in 2013. The Warriors finished with an impressive 8-3 record before falling in the second round of the TSSAA playoffs to Blackman for a second time.

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Eagleville must overcome youth, inexperience in 2015
Eagleville must overcome youth, inexperience in 2015

Youth will certainly be served on the Eagleville High School football team this season. In fact, of the 57 players on the Eagles roster, 30 are freshmen and 13 are sophomores.

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Blackman first-year coach Watson concerned about schedule
Blackman first-year coach Watson concerned about schedule

Blackman football will have a new look in a lot of ways this season. Gone is veteran coach Philip Shadowens, who resigned last spring and later hired at Blount County.

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La Vergne football taking an 'old school' approach
La Vergne football taking an 'old school' approach

A "buzz" has surrounded La Vergne High School football in the offseason based on how the Wolverines were able to finish the 2014 season. La Vergne defeated Siegel 56-23 in its final regular-season game to earn a No. 7 seed and make the playoffs.

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Push to Finish County Budget this Week
Push to Finish County Budget this Week

Rutherford County Commissioners will make a final push this week to complete the budget process before the start of the next fiscal year July 1st. The budget committee will meet Wednesday to consider a final proposal.

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County Clerk's Office no longer in marriage business
County Clerk's Office no longer in marriage business

If you're looking for a quick wedding at the Rutherford County Clerk's office, you're out of luck. Murfreesboro Post writer Sam Stockard reports a lack of space and staff has forced the office to end the practice of performing civil marriage ceremonies.

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Ouster Suit Filed Against Sheriff Arnold
Ouster Suit Filed Against Sheriff Arnold

A group of Rutherford Countians is planning to file an ouster suit against Sheriff Robert Arnold this week. According to Murfreesboro Post writer Sam Stockard, the group is hiring an attorney and will take legal action to remove the sheriff.

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Trial for Moses Bess Postponed
Trial for Moses Bess Postponed

The murder trial for Jewell Moses Bess is being postponed from February after defense and state attorneys clashed over a procedural issue for medical experts to testify.

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Jacob Pearman Trial Verdict
Jacob Pearman Trial Verdict

Jacob Pearman was found guilty of first-degree murder in the Valentine's Day 2013 death of his wife Carla and assault and child abuse of her then seven-year old son.

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Pearman Trial: Deliberations Begin
Pearman Trial: Deliberations Begin

The fate of Jacob Pearman is in a jury's hands. The defense rested Saturday in the the trial for the 32-year old, accused of murdering his wife Carla and abusing her then seven-year old son.

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Pearman Trial Day 1: Child testifies Pearman kicked, choked him
Pearman Trial Day 1: Child testifies Pearman kicked, choked him

Ten-year-old Maddox Thomas testified Tuesday that Jacob Pearman, a former weight and fitness trainer, pulled him out of bed and kicked and choked him, then made him sit in the hall before he ran to school barefooted on a cold December morning.

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Pearman Trial Day 2: More Child Abuse Testimony
Pearman Trial Day 2: More Child Abuse Testimony

Jurors heard more testimony Wednesday concerning the child abuse charges against Jacob Pearman, who is on trial for the Valentine's Day 2013 murder of his wife Carla and the abuse of her then seven-year old son.

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RuCo to Hire Construction Manager for Judical Complex
RuCo to Hire Construction Manager for Judical Complex

There's a sign of movement in construction is projected to begin in about a year on a 73-million dollar judicial complex. Murfreesboro Post contributor Sam Stockard reports the county is planning to hire a construction manager later this month.

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Reveille Joe's on the Square Closes
Reveille Joe's on the Square Closes

Just a year and a half after opening, Reveille Joe Coffee Company on the square is closed.

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$3 million wreck verdict

A Rutherford County jury awarded damages totaling nearly $3 million in wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits filed in connection with a July 2011 crash that killed one man and seriously injured another on I-24, according to court records.

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Mosque Suit Ends
Mosque Suit Ends

Four years and some $350,000 later, the argument over the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro appears to be over – at least the fight over public notice. 

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First-degree murder case bound to grand jury
First-degree murder case bound to grand jury

A first-degree murder charge in connection with a purported methamphetamine drug robbery was bound over to the grand jury Wednesday. 

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Benefit for Woodbury Man with Brain Tumor

A benefit for a 28-year old man with a brain tumor is coming up. The Caring for Caleb Benefit will take place this Saturday at the Cannon County Community Center for Caleb Milligan. The Woodbury man has had multiple surgeries to remove brain tumors.

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Murfreesboro Post Releases News Story Stating Mayor Tommy Bragg Will Not Seek Re-election
Murfreesboro Post Releases News Story Stating Mayor Tommy Bragg Will Not Seek Re-election
Tommy Bragg is expected to announce he will not seek a fourth term as mayor at Thursday night’s Murfreesboro City Council meeting.
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UPDATE: Man Found Guilty in Child Incest and Statutory Rape Case to be SENTENCED on FRIDAY
UPDATE: Man Found Guilty in Child Incest and Statutory Rape Case to be SENTENCED on FRIDAY

Whitehair was found guilty on two counts of aggravated sexual battery, two counts of sexual battery, statutory rape...

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All Sport Talk's Hale Managing Editor at The Post
All Sport Talk's Hale Managing Editor at The Post
With more than 25 years of experience in the business, the new managing editor of The Murfreesboro Post will likely be a familiar name to Rutherford County newspaper readers and WGNS listeners. Longtime Publisher Ron Fryar announced Monte Hale Jr. will take the helm of editorial content as managing editor of The Post.
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ANOTHER Lawsuit Against Rutherford County? This Time Involving a Local Newspaper?
ANOTHER Lawsuit Against Rutherford County? This Time Involving a Local Newspaper?
An example of a public notice may involve a divorce, a foreclosure or a bankruptcy.
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Former DNJ Reporter Takes on New Challenge at Stones River Mall in Murfreesboro
“We are excited to add Melinda to our team here at Stones River Mall,” says Jeff Liposky, mall manager. 
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Hooper Penuel, Michelle Willard (M'boro Post), Dan Whittle (M'boro Post) and Truman Jones
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