Teen with two firearms arrested at Riverdale / Blackman High School Football Game

Sep 07, 2022 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

An incident occurred during this past Friday’s Riverdale / Blackman High School football game. Evidently, a teen showed up at the game with two guns and marijuana, accor.... Read More

Riverdale launches first Honors College program

Aug 11, 2022 at 07:23 am by WGNS

Riverdale Principal Tamera Blair has a quote framed and displayed behind her desk. “You can’t beat the person who never gives up,” reads the famous quot.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor makes statement on Wednesday night shooting

May 19, 2022 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

On Thursday afternoon, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland commented on the Wednesday night shooting that left 18-year-old Hasani Brewer dead…  A 17-year-old h.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting on MTSU Campus after Riverdale High School Graduation Leaves One Dead / One Critically Injured

May 19, 2022 at 02:34 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE: Accused gunman arrested - WGNS has more on the shooting death of one victim and the critical injury sustained by another on Wednesday night at.... Read More

Shooting at Riverdale High School Graduation on the MTSU Campus Wednesday Evening

May 18, 2022 at 09:52 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE — One person was killed and a second was critically injured in a shooting that occurred on the MTSU campus around 9:15 Wednesday nigh.... Read More

Riverdale High School Hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation “Brave the Shave” to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

Apr 05, 2022 at 03:02 pm by WGNS

Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro, TN, will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event to raise funds for lifesaving childhood ca.... Read More

Former student accused of bringing gun to Riverdale basketball game - loaded gun recovered by SRO's

Feb 09, 2022 at 03:40 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County School Resource Officers quickly recovered a loaded handgun from a 16-year-old former Riverdale High School student during a basketball game Tuesday (Feb. 8,.... Read More

School Zone Changes for Riverdale, Rockvale, Blackman and Siegel High Schools

Jan 25, 2022 at 03:48 pm by WGNS

  The Rutherford County Board of Education has narrowed its study proposal for a rezoning plan that will affect future students at Rockvale, Riverdale, Blackman and Sieg.... Read More

Riverdale choir to commemorate attack on Pearl Harbor; traveling to Hawaii for Dec. 7 memorial parade

Dec 01, 2021 at 07:56 pm by WGNS

Former president Franklin D. Roosevelt said it was a day that would live in infamy.The day was December 7, and the year was 1941 and now, 80 years later, the choir from Riverd.... Read More

Human services practicum provides Riverdale students work-based learning opportunities

Aug 31, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

The summer leading into her freshman year of high school, Katelyn Cahill lost her grandmother.Cahill was 14.Despite all the time she had spent with her maternal grandmother, s.... Read More

Oakland alums return to marvel at Mechatronics program expansion

Aug 10, 2021 at 07:46 pm by WGNS

It had been three years since Dhruv Patel had been in the mechatronics classroom at Oakland High School.  After graduating in May 2018, Patel enrolled in the University o.... Read More

Live 4 Tay Foundation asks the Community to Carry on Legacy

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

Tay, who loved to play softball, had a saying when it came to her diagnosis, "I will NOT let the FEAR of cancer STRIKE me out." In 2009, a young lady in Murfreesboro received.... Read More

Over 1,000 Rutherford County School Students Participating in Credit Recovery - Summer School Programs

Jun 11, 2021 at 08:57 am by WGNS

The 2020-2021 school year was not ideal for anyone.  For some students, it proved to be problematic. Jakob Salas was one of those students.A senior at Smyrna High School,.... Read More

Students Receiving College Credits in Nutrition at Riverdale High School

May 21, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

Juniors and Seniors at Riverdale High School are now focusing on nutrition at the college level, as explained by Dr. Janet Colson, professor of nutrition and food sciences at.... Read More

Riverdale High FFA Students Plant Garden for Residents at Community Care of Rutherford County

May 13, 2021 at 11:06 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Riverdale High School students in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program planted a large garden at Community Care of Rutherford County (CCRC).... Read More

Riverdale High School Hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation “Brave the Shave” Head-Shaving Event to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

Mar 09, 2021 at 11:25 am by WGNS

With a Goal to Raise $50,000, Riverdale Faculty, Students, Friends, and Community Members Will Go Bald or Chop Their Locks...Riverdale High School will host a St. Baldric.... Read More

UPDATE: Former Riverdale High School Football Player Previously Reported Missing found Deceased

Feb 05, 2021 at 08:21 am by WGNS

WGNS has a sad news to report on a missing person case involving a former Riverdale High School Football Player who was reported as missing in Chattanooga, TN. 27-Year ol.... Read More

MISSING PERSON CASE: Have You Seen Michael Wigfall?

Jan 26, 2021 at 11:41 am by WGNS

27-Year old Michael Wigfall was reported as missing to the Chattanooga Police Department. Wigfall, who once lived in Murfreesboro and played football at Riverdale High School,.... Read More

Six Rutherford County Schools Switch to Distance Learning

Dec 03, 2020 at 08:23 am by WGNS News

James Evans with the Rutherford County Schools confirmed more changes due to COVID-19. Now, several more schools are switching to distance-learning only as opposed to in-class.... Read More

High Schools Teams like Riverdale Baseball Working Hard for Sports Funding during COVID-19 Pandemic

Aug 14, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

High School Sports will see hard times this upcoming school year with both participation and funding.Some of the issues that athletic departments are up against include studen.... Read More