Monday Night's Historical Society Meeting Cancelled....Nov. Awards Banquet Rescheduled

Oct 15, 2023 at 07:24 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Due to some scheduling conflicts with Oakland, the October Meeting of the Rutherford County TN Historical Society, scheduled for Monday October 16, 20.... Read More

Cripple Creek Cloggers Bring Fun To Historical Society Meeting!

May 15, 2023 at 09:32 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Members of the Rutherford County Historical Society held their May meeting Monday (5/15/2023) night at Oaklands Mansion. The group's President Pettus Read said.... Read More

Tornado Moved Tombstones in 1800s Cemetery

Apr 03, 2023 at 03:28 pm by WGNS

(VERSAILLES COMMUNITY)  Historian and District 8 County Commissioner Pettus Read discovered a very unusual happening during this past weekend's tornado. An unex.... Read More

County's First Public Health & Safety Building Nearing Completion

Feb 07, 2023 at 04:03 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County's first of several Public Health & Safety Buildings is nearing completion on Highway 99 in Rockvale. Rutherford County Commissioner Pettus Read shared so.... Read More

Historical Society Welcomes Elvis and Collects Dues!

Jan 09, 2023 at 09:38 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Rutherford County Historical Society brought-in the frst meeting of 2023 with local historiabn and Elvis fan Shirley Jones welcoming "the King of.... Read More

"House of Mayors" Set for Razing

Jan 02, 2023 at 09:41 pm by WGNS

(above photo by WGNS news on 1/2/2023) (MURFREESBORO)  The 1850 victorian mansion on the corner of Spring and Bell Streets is scheduled for demolition, according to.... Read More

Topic for Monday (08/01/2022) Local History throughout Rutherford County

Aug 01, 2022 at 09:02 am by WGNS

WGNS' Scott Walker talks with Rutherford County Historical Society’s President Pettus Read about the importance of preserving the past.  (NOTE: August meeting is Mo.... Read More

Read Announces His Bid For Re-election to Rutherford County Commission

Apr 01, 2022 at 07:01 am by WGNS

County Commissioner Pettus Read is once again seeking the County Commission seat for District 8, which makes up the southwestern area of Rutherford County including all of Eag.... Read More