Percy Priest Lake

Hero's Body Recovered from Lake Sunday AM

Apr 28, 2024 at 04:05 pm by WGNS

Nashville, TN - Around 8:30AM Sunday morning (4/28/2024) a man's body was found floating in Percy Priest Lake. The body of 34-year old Harold Tomlinson was recovered ab.... Read More

If You Failed to Pay a Citation/Failed to Appear in Court for a Citation – You Could be Arrested

Feb 08, 2024 at 01:29 pm by WGNS News

A few folks who live in Rutherford or surrounding counties may find themselves on the wrong side of the law if they failed to appear in court or failed to pay a citation. Ac.... Read More

5th Death Reported on Percy Priest Lake in 2023

Jun 06, 2023 at 09:35 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TENN – The 5th person to drown in Percy Priest Lake this year has been identified as 32-year-old Jorge Guevara Ventura of the Nashville area. He died this.... Read More

U.S. Marine Veteran Yeu Thach Drowned in Percy Priest Lake - Body Recovered on Sunday

May 30, 2023 at 07:01 am by WGNS

(PERCY PRIEST LAKE) The second male to drown over the Memorial Day weekend has been identified as Yeu Thach, owner of the Donut Palace in Hermitage, TN. The eatery was a small.... Read More

Memorial Day Weekend: 2 Separate Drownings in Percy Priest Lake

May 28, 2023 at 01:12 pm by WGNS

(PERCY PRIEST LAKE) A second swimmer drowned in the same general area of Percy Priest Lake within a 48-hour time frame. The second body was recovered in Party Cove around 12:2.... Read More

17-Year Old Male Found In Percy Priest Lake Friday Evening

May 27, 2023 at 06:16 am by WGNS

(PERCY PRIEST LAKE) Around 7:00 o'clock Friday night (5/26/2023), divers found the body of a missing 17 year old male swimmer in water near the Anderson Road Recreation C.... Read More

GoFundMe For Teen Who Drowned

May 12, 2023 at 02:33 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA) A GoFundMe account has been set-up for the family of 19-year old Myo Kyo' family, who drowned early Friday morning (5/12/2023) in a fishing accident on Percy Priest L.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Woman Killed on J. Percy Priest Lake While Kayaking - Struck by Oncoming Boater

May 01, 2023 at 07:37 pm by WGNS News

  J. Percy Priest Lake - On Saturday, a young woman who was kayaking on J. Percy Priest Lake was hit by a boater and killed. The lifeless body of the 24-year-old Rutherf.... Read More

Hit the Water on Saturday May 13th with Local Residents who Love Our Enviroment

Apr 17, 2023 at 06:16 am by WGNS News

Smyrna, TN - The Statewide Organization for Community eMpowerment, known as SOCM, is holding a community kayaking event on Saturday, May 13, 2023 from 11AM to 4PM. The event w.... Read More

Missing Kayaker Located in Percy Priest Lake after Overturning

Feb 21, 2023 at 07:55 pm by WGNS News

(La Vergne, TN) A missing kayaker has been recovered from Percy Priest Lake in La Vergne. According to officials, witnesses called 911 at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday after seei.... Read More

Woman's Body Found Floating At Four Corners Marina Sunday Morning

Jan 08, 2023 at 11:48 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, TN) A woman's body was found floating in Percy Priest Lake around 10:00 o'clock Sunday (1/8/2023) morning. Officials say that her body was near the Four Corne.... Read More

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