Bedford County

Ongoing Investigation into murder of a Bedford County man - Victims Wife Speaks Out (w/audio)

Apr 01, 2022 at 09:50 am by WGNS

Pete Souphom had a reputation as a hard-working farmer and family man. So, when he was shot and killed in his own driveway last October in Bedford County, it left his friends,.... Read More

UPDATE: MTSU Making Strides in the move of their Aerospace Program from Murfreesboro to Shelbyville

Mar 07, 2022 at 09:39 am by WGNS

WGNS continues to follow the growth of the MTSU Aerospace Program, which is making strides in receiving funding to build new classrooms and airplane hangars in nearby Shelbyvi.... Read More

BEWARE: Scammer Threatens to Visit Your Home in "Fake Fines" and Family Member in Jail Hoax

Feb 28, 2022 at 11:11 am by WGNS

WGNS has more scams to report. This time, we head to nearby Bedford County, where the Sheriff’s Department is alerting the public of a scam in the area that involves a c.... Read More

MTSU Planning for Big Expansion and Move to the Shelbyville Municipal Airport

Feb 21, 2022 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

MTSU is moving closer to relocating their Aerospace Program to the nearby Shelbyville Municipal Airport. Currently, the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport is landlocked within t.... Read More

MTSU Eyes the Shelbyville Municipal Airport as a place to eventually call home for future pilots

Feb 14, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

As heard in recent news stories, the MTSU Aerospace programs is continuing their pattern of growth. Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland noted...The Mayor said that MTSU didn'.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office - Helping others through tough times

Feb 14, 2022 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

Riley Bockes, 3, wore only a few clothes when she arrived Jan. 5 at Select Inn with her father, who was wanted for killing her mother at their North Carolina home.Children T.... Read More

Two handguns recovered at school in nearby Bedford County

Feb 14, 2022 at 11:37 am by WGNS

Just 20-minutes down Highway 231 South in nearby Bedford County, authorities recovered two handguns.On Friday (Feb. 11, 2022), Bedford County SRO Cam Farrell received a tip of.... Read More

Readyville Teen Wins TN Cattlemen's Outstanding Youth Award

Feb 11, 2022 at 10:05 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN—The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) presented the Outstanding Youth Award to two individuals for their outstanding leadership and commitme.... Read More

Truck / Trailer Got Stuck at Railroad Crossing on Tuesday

Feb 01, 2022 at 08:38 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office had an unusual incident occur on Tuesday that required the help of CSX Railroad Officials. A full-sized dully pickup truck hauling a v.... Read More

Man accused of stealing a truck while on probation for previous theft

Jan 27, 2022 at 06:02 pm by WGNS

A contractor reported that his Ford F-250 was stolen while working on a project along Old Lascassas Pike. The contractor told police that he was inside one of the trailers o.... Read More

UPDATE: Earthquake in McMinnville, Tennessee

Jan 24, 2022 at 11:12 am by WGNS

Did you hear about the small earthquake just a hop, skip and jump away from Rutherford County? It happened this past Tuesday on the night of January 18, 2022 in the McMinnvill.... Read More

The District Attorney's Office hit the airwaves with court news, updates on court cases, law enforcement investigations and more

Jan 07, 2022 at 09:21 am by Producer

The District Attorney's Office hit the airwaves with court news, updates on court cases, law enforcement investigations and more.During today's program, retired Assistant Dist.... Read More

Rutherford County Unemployment Numbers for October are In

Nov 26, 2021 at 07:29 am by WGNS

New data revealed the employment situation continued to improve for a majority of Tennessee’s counties in October 2021, according to the Department of Labor and Workforc.... Read More
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Traffic stop leads to recovery of stolen items; two arrested

Oct 11, 2021 at 10:24 am by WGNS

A traffic stop by The Bedford County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division led to the recovery of a stolen truck, several stolen trailers along with tools that wer.... Read More

Suspect in custody after armed robberies in Shelbyville

Sep 03, 2021 at 09:20 am by WGNS

Authorities in Bedford County have a suspect in custody after he was allegedly involved in two armed robberies Tuesday, Aug. 31.According to the Shelbyville Police Department,.... Read More

Captured: Samuel Earl Rich on TBI MOST WANTED LIST

Aug 15, 2021 at 08:23 pm by WGNS

Captured: Earl Rich, wanted by the TBI for attempted murder and theft of property in connection to the shooting of a woman in Bedford County, was taken into custody Sunday (9/.... Read More

ATF hosted a Post Blast Investigative Techniques Course in Bell Buckle, Tennessee (See Videos)

Aug 11, 2021 at 10:33 am by WGNS

Nearby Bell Buckle, Tennessee was explosive this past week, thanks to a special course for first responders.The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Nash.... Read More

Ultralight Aircraft Crashes in Bedford County on Tuesday

Jul 29, 2021 at 02:07 pm by Producer

An ultralight plane crashed in Bedford County near Unionville on Tuesday evening. The aircraft had two people on board when it went down in a field, coming to rest next to a.... Read More

Historical Commission Grants Help MTSU and the 5th Bedford County Courthouse

Jun 23, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Historical Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office, has announced 35 Federal Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) grants totaling over $929,515 awarded fo.... Read More

Bedford County Officials Charge Man with Four Counts of Attempted First Degree Murder

Jun 07, 2021 at 10:33 am by WGNS

In nearby Bedford County, the Sheriff's Office says they have arrested a man who allegedly fired shots at a car with two adults and two children in it.  Officials said&nb.... Read More