• Ronnie Pushes Forward After Losing His Leg
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      “It’s been rough, but I can’t give up. I won’t give up. I just keep moving forward.” For all his adult life, Ronnie Hall worked 12 to 14 hours a day in apartment and HVAC maintenance to take care of his family. Today, now age 57, he doesn’t work at all. His three adult […]

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  • Woman kidnapped in Murfreesboro, forced to withdraw $8K
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    An Antioch woman reported to police she was kidnapped at gunpoint from a Murfreesboro parking lot before being forced to withdraw thousands in cash from her bank account. It happened in the Kmart parking lot on NW Broad Street around Noon Thursday. Mattie Tulloss said she was forced to drive to the SunTrust Bank on Heritage Park […]

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  • Start Smart Baseball
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    Start Smart Baseball is a developmentally appropriate introductory baseball program for children 2-4 years old.  The program prepares children for organized tee ball, baseball and softball in a fun and safe environment. Also, prepares children and their parents for organized baseball and softball without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. This […]

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  • Murfreesboro family finds tortured, deceased cat in mailbox
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    A Murfreesboro family woke up to find a disturbing sight Thursday morning.Police said a cat was found tortured to death and stuffed in the family’s mailbox in the 2400 block of Jones BoulevardInvestigators suspect the cruel act occurred sometime between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning.Aimee Ashburn is a relative of the heart-broken family and lives […]

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  • City Offices Closed July 4 for Independence Day Holiday
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    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – In observance of Independence Day, all City of Murfreesboro offices, recreational facilities, and St. Clair Street Senior Center, will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014. St. Clair will also be closed Saturday, July 5, 2014. Rover, the City’s public transportation service, will not run. Sports*Com Boro Beach Outdoor Pool will host “Rock the Pool” […]

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  • Celebration Under the Stars
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    The City of Murfreesboro’s “Celebration Under the Stars” will be held at McKnight Park. The day’s activities begin at the outdoor pool at Sports*Com at 10a.m. with a pool party, games and prizes until 4:30p.m. – Admission is $3.00 for youth and seniors/$4.00 for adults. The evening activities in McKnight Park begin at 5p.m. and admission to the family-oriented events will […]

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  • MFRD Responds To Duplex Fire Sunday Night
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    Murfreesboro, TN –Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 8 and Engine 1 responded to a fire at a duplex located at 1706 Craig Court just after 11:00 Sunday night. “Crews got a quick knockdown on the fire,” said Shift Commander Daryl Alexander. “The fire appeared to have started as the result of unattended cooking,” he […]

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  • Jimmy C. Newman obituary
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    Jimmy C. Newman, age 86 of the Big Springs Community passed away Saturday night in Nashville after a brief illness. He was a native of Mamou, Louisiana and the son of the late Marcena and Rose McGee Newman. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Walter Newman. Jimmy C. is survived by his […]

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  • MFRD Places Two New Heavy Rescues in Service
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    Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department recently placed two new heavy rescue trucks in service. The new rescues were assigned to Stations 7 (North Thompson Lane) and 9 (Cason Lane), which serve as MFRD’s special operations stations. The units went through a special “backing ceremony” at their respective stations to represent the retirement of the old […]

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  • Marian Lily Hazlett obituary
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    Marian Lily Hazlett, age 82 of Murfreesboro passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2014. She was a native of San Antonio, TX and the daughter of the late Alfred Peters and Dovie Mae Lily Desborough and her husband Ray Desborough. She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lisa Smith. Funeral Service will be […]

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  • City Construction Projects for June 22 through June 28
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    Joe B Jackson Pkwy Construction Project (I-24 and S Church Street) Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm: Utility and curb & gutter construction work continues on Joe B Jackson Pkwy between S Church St and Stevens Bend Subdivision. There will be incidental lane closures traffic interruptions for stone and concrete […]

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  • Rachel Leigh Orman Jacobs obituary
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    Rachel Leigh Orman Jacobs, age 22 of Christiana has gone to be with the Lord on June 20, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of Christiana and member of Immanuel Baptist Church. Mrs. Jacobs was a 2010 graduate of Riverdale High School and member of the Basketball Team winning two state championships 2007 and 2010. […]

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  • Brad Douglas Thorndike
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    Brad Douglas Thorndike, age 59 of Lascassas passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. He was a native of Wadsworth, Ohio and the son of the late Edward and Patricia Warner Thorndike. He is survived by his son, Sean Thorndike of Murfreesboro, daughter, Tara Thorndike of Lascassas, sister, Kim Rainer and her husband George of […]

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  • MFRD Responds to Early Morning Apartment Fire
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    Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 8 and Engine 1 responded to an apartment fire at 1325 Journey Drive (The Grove Apartments) around 5:15 Saturday morning. Upon arrival, crews had no fire or smoke showing. “When they located the top floor apartment in Building 7 and opened the door, that’s when they discovered an apartment […]

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  • City Moves to Enhanced Online Billing for Water & Sewer Services
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    The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday to give approval to an administrative plan to provide customers of Murfreesboro Water & Sewer with enhanced convenience of paying bills electronically online. The payments will post real-time and provide customers with account transaction history. The new Customer Information System (CIS) for electronic payment will include credit cards, debit […]

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  • The Green Dragon Public House’s Summer Menu
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    From The Green Dragon Public House 714 F West Main St Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129 Tuesday – Saturday   11:00am – 9:00pm   Phone (615) 801-7171 Email joe@greendragontn.com   New Summer Menu! And, oh yeah…..we now serve wine. Nibbles___________________________________________________ The eponymous bar snack munchie – bag of Gardetto’s (nut-free) 1.50 Cheese Plate – a nice trio […]

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  • Larry Creasy Named Principal of Siegel High School
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    MURFREESBORO — Director of Schools Don Odom is pleased to announce the appointment of Larry Creasy as the next principal of Siegel High School. Creasy currently serves as the principal of Stewarts Creek Middle School, a position he has held since the school opened in 2006. “As a middle school principal, Mr. Creasy demonstrated a knowledge […]

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