Dark clouds of smoke could be seen from miles away while a controlled burn took place Monday. Approximately 117 of the total 700-plus acres at the Stones River National Battlefield were impacted.
157-years ago there were cannons aimed at the cupola of our historic Rutherford County Courthouse. Visit the Stones River Battlefield and walk through local history. This is free and open to the public.
A record turnout at noon on Saturday, as over 1,300 tombstones marked with Wreaths Across America at the Stones River National Battlefield.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation's HOPE Crew, a program connecting people to preservation trades and breathing new life into historic landmarks, has announced an expert-led, volunteer-driven, and hands-on project at Stones River National Cemetery in Murfreesboro to clean and preserve the site's nationally significant headstones.
The moving Wreaths Across America tribute to veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice was held at noon this past Saturday at the Stones River National Cemetery.
Beginning Monday, May 22nd, the Stones River National Battlefield visitor center will have consistent hours seven days a week. It will open to the public at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. daily.
The second annual 'Decoration Day' at the Stones River National Battlefield was a huge success. It was held last Saturday (May 6th, 2017).
City council met Thursday night to discuss possible rezoning along Wilkinson Pike and Greshampark Drive.
City Council held a public hearing Thursday night to discuss the possible expansion of TrustPoint Hospital that will add almost 400 jobs, and was met with some angry residents.
At 1:00 o'clock Thursday afternoon (8/25/2016) the Stones River National Battlefield was filled with historical speakers, cheering supporters, and birthday cake.
Did you know that the the War Department once managed the Stones River National Battlefield park in Murfreesboro? It is now under the guidance of the National Park Service?
What's all that smoke in the air? Stones River National Battlefield's Chief of Operations Gib Backlund told NewsRadio WGNS that they continue the practice of prescribed fires.
Wreaths Across America honors our fallen Military hero's by placing a simple wreath at the grave of a Veteran in remembrance of their service to the Nation.
During the month of October, join Stones River National Battlefield and its partners for programs featuring Murfreesboro and Rutherford County's role in our nation's history.
Stones River National Battlefield and Cemetery will host a series of events this coming weekend to commemorate Memorial Day in 2014.
WGNS has received multiple phone calls about the fires. This is a planned Fire Management burn at the battlefield.
In what ways is the federal government shutdown affecting Rutherford Countians? If you have plans to visit the Stones River National Battlefield, it's closed. For those students who have field trips planned, for those who visit the park for its scenery, you can't. The park is closed.
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