Murfreesboro news

    Riverdale High set to honor former principal; football program will name indoor facility ‘Hulon Watson Football Fieldhouse’  

    Aug 03, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

      There was a time when you did not have to listen closely to hear the traffic behind Riverdale High School whisking by on I-24. When the school opened in Fall 1972, no.... Read More

    Plane Crash in Murfreesboro

    Jul 26, 2021 at 11:16 am by WGNS

    A Cessna single engine plane has crashed near the Murfreesboro Airport on DeJarnette Lane. It happened this (Monday) morning just before 9am on DeJarnette in front of Providen.... Read More

    Remembering Larry Ralston

    Jul 24, 2021 at 09:47 am by WGNS

    Larry Ralston has passed away. Many people will remember him as the man that greeted them at Premiere 6 Theater for so many years. Others as a photographer, but everyone who r.... Read More

    MTCS Names Lyons Head Softball Coach

    Jul 23, 2021 at 12:17 pm by WGNS

    Middle Tennessee Christian School is pleased to announce the hiring of Valanna Lyons as our new head softball coach. Coach Lyons joins the Cougars after serving as the pitchi.... Read More

    Inmate Dies after Fight with Another Inmate

    Jul 18, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

    One inmate at the Rutherford County Detention Center died Sunday at a Nashville hospital after being involved in a fight with another inmate Saturday, said Sheriff Mike Fitzhu.... Read More

    Week by Week Prep Football Schedule

    Jul 15, 2021 at 10:04 am by WGNS

    We have compiled area high school football schedules into a week by week schedule for this fall. Follow the below link. RUTHERFORD CO. PREP FOOTBALL WEEK-BY-WEEK SCHEDULE &n.... Read More

    Flashback Frank - Place Names Part 4

    Jul 15, 2021 at 07:20 am by Producer

    Place names in Rutherford County… We drive down a road or through a tiny community or past a subdivision and think ‘where in the world did THAT name come from?&rs.... Read More

    Ben Cates Memorial Service July 18th

    Jul 12, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

    Former Kittrell and Oakland girls basketball coach and Rutherford County Recreation Director Ben Cates will be remembered at a memorial service this week. It will be held at.... Read More

    Mike Lorance Passes Away

    Jul 09, 2021 at 11:20 pm by WGNS

    Mike Lorance has passed away. The Murfreesboro man was best known as the first blind professional bass fisherman in the country and wrote newspaper columns for decades locally.... Read More

    Blackman Middle 7th Grade Science Teacher Harlee Morphis

    Jun 08, 2021 at 09:33 am by WGNS

    The Doug Young Educator of the Month from NewsRadio WGNS and City Tile and Floor Covering spotlights Harlee Morphis, a 7th grade Science teacher at Blackman Middle School..... Read More

    Bush Named Central Magnet Girls Coach

    Jun 04, 2021 at 08:19 pm by WGNS

    Former Siegel girls basketball coach Alan Bush has been named the new girls coach at Central Magnet. Bush succeeds Kyle Turnham, who retired last month. Bush stepped down fro.... Read More

    Rigsby Named Siegel Boys Coach

    Jun 04, 2021 at 08:15 pm by WGNS

    Matt Rigsby has been named the new Siegel boys basketball coach. He succeeds Dyron Birdwell, who resigned to take over the Oakland boys basketball team. Stars principal Larry.... Read More

    Shelbyville High Names Gym after Insell

    Jun 02, 2021 at 09:42 am by WGNS

    Middle Tennessee Lady Raider head coach Rick Insell is being honored this weekend with the naming of the Shelbyvile High School gym in his honor. The public is invited to a r.... Read More

    MTCS' McCracken Names Mr. Baseball

    May 25, 2021 at 02:32 pm by WGNS

    The Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association Mr. Baseball Awards were held and MTCS senior pitcher J.D. McCracken was one of the honorees. The Tennessee signee was the Division.... Read More

    2020-2021 Middle School All Sports Trophies Awarded

    May 21, 2021 at 09:20 am by WGNS

    For the 15th year, WGNS Primetime Sports and Little Caesars Pizza are awarding all sports trophies to area middle schools who rose above the rest of the field this season. Thi.... Read More

    Youth Substance Abuse: Rutherford County Resources

    May 20, 2021 at 11:01 am by Producer

    Bryan and State Rep. Mike Sparks talk to Sarah Murfree and Sheila Barrera with the Prevention Coalition for Success and Jacob Lamb with Journey Pure about youth substance abus.... Read More

    Spring Fling tickets now on sale

    May 18, 2021 at 01:01 pm by WGNS

      Tickets for all events for the 2021 Spring Fling Championships are now on sale. New this year, all tickets must be purchased online in advance using GoFan, TSSAA&r.... Read More
    Photo of Ben Cates (center) having one of the thousands of conversations with friends. Photo from Jan Stewart.

    Ben Cates Passes Away

    May 15, 2021 at 11:37 pm by WGNS

    Long time area basketball coach Ben Cates passed away on Saturday. He was the first ever girls coach at Oakland High School after a successful career at the former Kittrell H.... Read More

    Gusty Winds with Mother's Day Storms

    May 09, 2021 at 08:39 am by WGNS

    A rainy and potentially stormy Mother's Day is ahead. Our Weatherology team of meteorologists will be watching strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon. High winds are t.... Read More

    Bond Leaves Oakland for Brentwood

    May 07, 2021 at 05:08 pm by WGNS

    Troy Bond has left Oakland High School as the boys basketball coach for the same job at Brentwood. He has been the Patriot's coach for the last six years and taking them to t.... Read More