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Music, dancing, desserts and even a photo booth provided a most memorable time for the dozens of fathers and their daughters at the annual City of La Vergne Winter Formal Father-Daughter Dance. The theme this year was “Making Memories”. “Families need more events like this. Parents’ involvem…

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The 13th Annual Rutherford Society Gala hosted by Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital featured Grammy Award-winning recording artist Amy Grant. She shared her story of growing up as the daughter of a Nashville physician and performed many of her hits. The 2020 honorees were Donald and Frances M…

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RUTHERFORD Cable, founding sponsor of the ATHENA International Leadership Award for Rutherford County, has announced the nominees for this year’s award.

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The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is recruiting for volunteers in the Rutherford County area. Volunteer applicants must pass a background check and attend a 16 hour in-house training. The next training session will be held March 11-12 in Nashville. Contact crudolph@mchra.com or call (615)…

The annual January Jazz event is a fundraiser for the Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra Guild benefitting the Tennessee Symphony Orchestra, Ethos Youth Ensembles and the Music Education Outreach. The Ethos Youth Ensemble includes students from Blackman, Oakland and Stewarts Creek high schools.…

More than 50 supporters of the Smyrna Public Library tasted soups, stews and chilis at the 2020 “Souper Friends of the Smyrna Library Membership Drive”.  The group’s president, Brittany Stevens, said the purpose of the Friends of the Smyrna Library is to support the staff by raising funds th…

The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is recruiting for volunteers in the Rutherford County area. Volunteer applicants must pass a background check and attend a 16 hour in-house training. The next training session will be held March 11-12 in Nashville. Contact crudolph@mchra.com or call (615)…

"Rutherford County schools will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, because of multiple road closures and flooding," the district said in a statement Wednesday night.

The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is recruiting for volunteers in the Rutherford County area. Volunteer applicants must pass a background check and attend a 16 hour in-house training. The next training session will be held March 11-12in Nashville. Contact crudolph@mchra.com or call (615) …

On the third Saturday of each month the Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department hosts a community ham breakfast. This month a crowd of more than 200 supporters were fed country ham, sausage, eggs, pancakes and all the trimmings. The event helps to raise funds for the volunteer fire department.

The City of La Vergne hosted its annual La Vergne Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the La Vergne City Hall. La Vergne Mayor Jason Cole, Alderman Calvin Jones and Alderman Matt Church gave the opening remarks. The guest speakers were MTSU President Dr. Sidney McPhee and longtime communit…

Oaklands Mansion Wedding Dresses Through the Decades Exhibit will be held Jan. 17-March 1 at the mansion at 900 N. Maney Ave. in Murfreesboro. More than 50 gowns and wedding ring quilts will be exhibited. The exhibit will be open daily, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. – 4…

The Live 4 Tay Foundation and Mayday Brewery hosted the second annual chili cook-off featuring eight contestants with chili ranging from meat chili to turkey chili to white chili and even green chili. About 80 chili cookers and tasters raised more than $600 at the event. The Live 4 Tay Found…

Oaklands Mansion Wedding Dresses Through the Decades Exhibit will be held Jan. 17-March 1 at the mansion at 900 N. Maney Ave. in Murfreesboro. More than 50 gowns and wedding ring quilts will be exhibited. The exhibit will be open daily, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. – 4…

Plungers for the annual event were greeted by mostly cloudy skies, air temperature in the mid-40s and a water temperature of a chilly 52 degrees. There were also indoor activities in the SportsCom gym, including inflatables, games and a menu of donuts from Donut Country and hot chocolate. Mo…

Oaklands Mansion Wedding Dresses Through the Decades Exhibit will be held Jan. 17-March 1 at the mansion at 900 N. Maney Ave. in Murfreesboro. More than 50 gowns and wedding ring quilts will be exhibited. The exhibit will be open daily, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. – 4…

Oaklands Mansion Wedding Dresses Through the Decades Exhibit will be held Jan. 17-March 1 at the mansion at 900 N. Maney Ave. in Murfreesboro. More than 50 gowns and wedding ring quilts will be exhibited. The exhibit will be open daily, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. – 4…

28th Annual Epiphany Ring will be held on Sunday, Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. at St. Marks United Methodist Church, 1267 N. Rutherford Blvd. in Murfreesboro. Tim Waugh will be the massed ringing director. The massed handbell group, totaling about 100 ringers from seven churches, will present four selec…

The national military event occurs the second Saturday of December each year at more than 1,100 cemeteries across the country. The Stones River National Cemetery first participated in “Wreaths Across America” in 2012, with only 12 wreaths being placed. This year, there were 2,727 wreaths pla…

Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Dec. 26 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Chevrolet Buick GMC, 960 John R. Rice Blvd. in Murfreesboro. To make an appointment, go to RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.