Emergency Responder

Murfreesboro Fire-Rescue’s Assistant Chief for the Medical Division Jamie Layhew

Jun 01, 2024 at 05:23 pm by WGNS

A group of firefighters nominated Jamie Layhew as the Demos’ Emergency Responder. Jamie is the Assistant Chief for the Medical Division for Murfreesboro Fire-Rescue. His.... Read More

Salute Correctional Officers

May 01, 2024 at 06:47 am by WGNS

We salute all of the Correctional Officers here in Rutherford County. They ensure the custody, safety and well-being of inmates in the Rutherford County Adult Detention C.... Read More

Smyrna Police Officer Justin Hayden

Mar 24, 2024 at 11:45 am by WGNS

Smyrna Police Officer Justin Hayden was dispatched to the Nissan Assembly Plant about a missing Nissan.  The car’s GPS alerted officials that it was in Texas. Offic.... Read More

Officer Terry Spence, Murfreesboro Police Department

Feb 22, 2024 at 03:48 pm by WGNS

A listener wrote, “My teenage son has been driving for about six-months, and was stopped for speeding.  Murfreesboro Police Officer Terry Spence gave him a ticket,.... Read More

Cpl. James Elliott, RCSO

Jan 21, 2024 at 06:32 pm by WGNS

With the recent arctic blast that hit our community, area first responders went the extra mile every time they were “on duty” or “off duty”. While trav.... Read More

Lt. Eric Staats, La Vergne Police Department

Dec 30, 2023 at 08:49 pm by WGNS

Lieutenant Eric Staats with the La Vergne Police Department is the Demos’ Outstanding Emergency Responder. The person who nominated Lt. Staats said, “Too often the.... Read More

Officer Jessica Rose, MPD

Nov 25, 2023 at 10:54 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police Officer Jessica Rose makes a compassionate difference in our community. It was lunch time and the traffic on Broad Street was “bumper to bumper&rdquo.... Read More

Lt Greg Walker and Officer Patrick Nemorin, MPD

Oct 27, 2023 at 09:11 am by WGNS

An elderly woman was driving down Thompson Lane when she had a blow-out on the bridge. Traffic was heavy and two Murfreesboro Police officers became her Knights In Shining Arm.... Read More

MFRD Capt. Flynt, RCSO Deputy Mosley

Sep 23, 2023 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

A Murfreesboro firefighter and a Rutherford County Deputy are the Demos’ Emergency Responders.  Captain John Flynt and Deputy Matt Moseley were at a game and render.... Read More

Deputy Ben Baldwin, RCSO

Aug 22, 2023 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy Ben Baldwin is our Demos Emergency Responder. A listener writes, my husband was in the hospital due to an overdose. He was very compas.... Read More

Capt. Clayton Williams, MPD

Aug 01, 2023 at 12:05 am by WGNS

Captain Clayton Williams with the Murfreesboro Police Department is our Outstanding Demos’ Emergency Responder. He began his career here 19-years ago as a patrol officer.... Read More

Deputy Michael Bennett, RCSO

Jun 26, 2023 at 10:37 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Deputy Michael Bennett pulled onto the interstate and saw a young man walking in the opposite direction. He turned on his blue lights and made a U-turn.... Read More

Smyrna Police Officer Robert Jacobs

Jun 02, 2023 at 08:38 am by WGNS

Smyrna Police Officer Robert Jacobs is a caring officer who helps others. Recently, a father thanks Officer Jacobs for stopping his son for using his cell phone while driving..... Read More

RCSO Patrol Deputy Steve Hill, Cpl. Ethen Shenefield, and Deputy Jamie Murphy

Apr 14, 2023 at 02:28 pm by WGNS

On March 23, 2023 dispatchers with the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office alerted Patrol Deputy Steve Hill along with Cpl. Ethen Shenefield and Deputy Jamie Murphy that residen.... Read More

RCSO Telecommunicator Jenny Mathias

Mar 24, 2023 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff's Telecommunicator Jenny Mathias always goes the extra mile. The person who nominated her notes that Jenny shows great empathy to callers, especially.... Read More

Officer Terry Spence, MPD

Feb 24, 2023 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police Officer Terry Spence is again the Demos’ Outstanding Officer. A father wrote WGNS says, “Thank you for stopping my teenage son for speeding and.... Read More

Deputy Nathan Smith, RCSO

Feb 01, 2023 at 08:37 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriffs’ Deputy Nathan Smith saved the life of a shooting victim outside a local bar. The deputy heard gun shots and found a man in the parking lot wi.... Read More

Det. Andrew Schaefer, Smyrna Police

Dec 17, 2022 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

Smyrna Detective Adrew Schaefer is dedicated to going the extra mile to do the job right and protect others. His compassion for service continues to be a part of his DNA. Prio.... Read More

RCEMS Paramedics Macklin Beckhard and Sarah Melton

Nov 24, 2022 at 09:02 am by WGNS

An 81 year old listener wrote that she was proof of the commercial “I’ve fallen and can’t get up”. She said, “I was on the floor for at least 2-h.... Read More

Peggy Woodard and Joe Pimentel, EMT's

Oct 10, 2022 at 01:27 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Service's EMTs Peggy Woodard and Joe Pimentel helped Hurricane Ian victims in Ft. Myers, Florida. They assisted residents who had lost.... Read More