murfreesboropost 2008-03-19

Analyce Guerra



Analyce Guerra, age 2, of Smyrna went to be with the Lord. She was a native of Davidson County. Funeral Services will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna. Pastor Jorge Ramirez will officiate. She is survived by her mother: Eva Guerra, stepfather: Rony Escobar, Sr. brothers: Moses Guerra, Jonathan Guerra, Jason Guerra, Neihamas Guerra, sisters: Gloria Guerra, step […]

City council cancels, sets public hearings



Murfreesboro City Council will not hold its scheduled weekly meeting Thursday, and has four public hearing scheduled for its Thursday, April 3 meeting.Murfreesboro City Council will not hold its scheduled weekly meeting Thursday. The council has four public hearing scheduled for its Thursday, April 3 meeting. Upcoming public hearings: – Ordinance 08-O-10 to determine whether to establish a special improvement […]

Child’s selfless wish brings joy to many



Andrew “Chase” Donnell used his final wish to have Walter Hill Elementary’s gymnasium renovated for his classmates to enjoy.Andrew Chase Donnell was an average boy, who loved sports like hockey, baseball and NASCAR. But Chase, 10, was diagnosed with Burkitts Lymphoma in August 2007. This rare form of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma cut Chases young life short Monday, March 10. Chase learned […]

Harold E. Smith



Harold E. Smith, age 84 of Shelbyville passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at Bedford County Medical Center. A native of Bedford County, he lived in Murfreesboro for the past 16 years. He retired from Bell South Telephone Co. and was a member of Northside Baptist Church. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents, James Jasper and Margie […]

La Vergne student vying for top teen chef



ATLANTA Eleven area high school students all ambitious budding chefs – have been selected as semi-finalists in The Art Institutes Best Teen Chef Local Cook-Off. LaKeshia Foster of La Vergne is one of the semi-finalists. She will compete by preparing a set two-course menu in just two hours in the kitchens of The International Culinary School at The Art Institute […]

About $76,000 stolen from youth football league



Almost $76,000 reported missing from the Mid-State Youth Football League is under investigation by a detective, the Murfreesboro Police spokesman said Wednesday.Almost $76,000 reported missing from the Mid-State Youth Football League is under investigation by a detective, the Murfreesboro Police spokesman said Wednesday. League representative Chris Lilly was tasked to audit the books but experienced trouble getting financial reports, Officer […]

Unreasonable misbehavior makes good citizens



Activist-author Wilson encourages MTSU audience to actively become ‘good citizens’ by acting out.People are just too well-behaved, declared award-winning activist and author Diane Wilson during her free March 12 presentation at MTSU. If more people were unreasonable and misbehaving, the world would change. The author of An Unreasonable Woman: A True story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for […]

Geography scholar examines New Orleans’ geography in Wednesday talk



Researcher-Author Colten delivers Strickland Lecture at MTSUCraig E. Colton, an author and the Carl O. Sauer Professor of Geography at Louisiana State University, delivers the 2008 Strickland Visiting Scholar Lecture in History at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the State Farm Lecture Hall of the Business Aerospace Building on the MTSU campus. The topic of Coltens free and open […]