Percy Priest Lake

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task force asks for safety on water and boat docks

Jul 01, 2022 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

Preventing people from drinking alcohol while operating a boat or vehicle and promoting safety on the water will be Rutherford County Safety Task Force’s goal during the.... Read More

Special watch on Percy Priest Lake and other waterways this July 4th weekend - Boating Under the Influence arrests expected

Jun 30, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in Operation Dry Water this upcoming July 4th weekend. Operation Dry Water is a weekend of education and enforc.... Read More

UPDATE: Body of Deceased Rockvale Man Pulled From Lake Identified

Jun 20, 2022 at 04:55 pm by WGNS

  (SMYRNA, TN) The man who drowned on J. Percy Priest Lake this past Sunday (June 19, 2022) has been identified as 62-year-old Billy Stanford Capps of Rockvale. The acci.... Read More

Boat Day is This Saturday in Smyrna

Jun 16, 2022 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

Like boating? You're not alone! Considering the variety of waterways in and around the Rutherford County area, hitting the lake for a swim or traveling down the Stones River.... Read More

Another Fraudulent Use of Credit Card Case Reported in Murfreesboro

Jun 08, 2022 at 10:02 am by WGNS

In Murfreesboro, Detectives need assistance identifying a person of interest in another fraudulent use of a credit card case. The case revolves around the dates of April 13th.... Read More

Identifying Jane Doe, whose body was found in 2007 in Rutherford County, TN

Jun 06, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Almost 14-years ago on November 14, 2007, the deceased body of a woman was found by LaVergne Police in Rutherford County. The body, which has been labeled as Jane Doe, was loc.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office confirms Sunday murder suspect “Jorge Reyes" has NOT been caught

Apr 04, 2022 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

UPDATED MONDAY AFTERNOON: A Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office supervisor reports that charges are now pending against a suspect accused of fatally shooting another.... Read More

3-Arrested in LaVergne / Antioch Area on Human Trafficking Indictment

Apr 04, 2022 at 07:44 am by WGNS

A human trafficking case is making the news, after three individuals were arrested near LaVergne Couchville Pike and J. Percy Priest Lake.The investigation took place over a t.... Read More

Sunday Morning Murder--Searching Area Rutherford-Wilson County Line

Apr 04, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County / Wilson County) - UPDATE - On Monday, the search continues for a homicide suspect in the death of a 35-year-old man.   State and local law enforc.... Read More

53-Year-old man reported as "MISSING" in Rutherford County

Mar 23, 2022 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

  A man from the Smyrna area is missing, according to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office. 53-Year-old Bobby Andre Campbell of Weakley Lane was reported missing on Tu.... Read More

Flooding in Tennessee seems to be Increasing in Frequency - Is Tennessee Prepared?

Mar 11, 2022 at 09:09 am by Producer

On this WGNS Radio Podcast, host Scott Walker talks to FloodReadyTN.com guests Krissy Hurley with the National Weather Service in Nashville and Roger Lindsey, Chair of the T.... Read More

Statement from Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office regarding the Percy Priest Small Jet Crash

Jun 03, 2021 at 03:25 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) The Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office has released a statement regarding its investigations into the Percy Priest lake small jet crash incide.... Read More
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Airplane Crash Investigation Gathers Significant Evidence

Jun 01, 2021 at 07:50 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Here's an update on the tragic crash Saturday morning (5/29/2021) when a Cessna C105 small jet took off from the Smyrna airport, and quickly was in adjacent.... Read More
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7 Deceased In Tragic Airplane Crash

May 30, 2021 at 06:51 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: On Sunday, multiple agencies remained at the site of where a small jet plane crashed into Percy Priest lake on Saturday morning.Dive teams from Rutherford County Fire.... Read More

Drone Footage of the Flooded West Fork Boat Ramp on J. Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna Area

Mar 31, 2021 at 06:26 pm by WGNS

Flooded waters spilling over from Percy Priest Lake submerged the West Fork Boat Ramp entrance and parking lot on Florence Road. Drone footage from Rutherford County Sheriff's.... Read More
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SUV and Trailer Pulled From Lake

Aug 15, 2020 at 08:32 pm by WGNS

(MONA COMMUNITY)  Around 4:30 Saturday (8/15/2020) afternoon Rutherford County Fire Rescue was called to the Fall Creek Recreation Area on Mona Road to assist in the.... Read More