murfreesboropost 2013-10-20

LETTER: Murfreesboro deserves praise for finance award



Officials in Murfreesboro city government should be proud of their recent award from the Government Finance Officer Association for outstanding budget preparation and presentation.Officials in Murfreesboro city government should be proud of their recent award from the Government Finance Officer Association for outstanding budget preparation and presentation.The association is a national organization dedicated to promotion of professional government management, and […]

Hoping Oakland-Blackman game lives up to the hype



This weeks scheduled Thursday Night Lights telecast of the game between Oakland and Blackman on MyTV30 just might be the highest-rated matchup in the six-year history of the TV programs existence.But it didnt necessarily get that way by design.Back in June when officials at the Nashville station decided to add this particular battle to the lineup of games for this […]

Part III: Ghostly encounters



Great spirit leads Native Americans to Pow WowEditor’s note: This is the third in a four-part series.HERMITAGE, Tenn. — Has the Great Spirit led Native Americans to hold their Pow Wow along the sacred Trail of Tears that winds through Long Hunter State Park and straddles the border of Davidson and Rutherford counties?There are those Native Americans who felt like […]

WOODY: UT had long haul to Bristol



Last week’s announcement that Tennessee will play Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2016 had been 17 years in the making.Last weeks announcement that Tennessee will play Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2016 had been 17 years in the making.Thats how long it has been since Bristol owner Bruton Smith first approached the two schools with a […]

POLITICAL BRIEFS: Washington to run for mayor



Murfreesboro Vice Mayor Ron Washington said Thursday he will apply for the open mayoral position for the April 15, 2014, election.MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro Vice Mayor Ron Washington said Thursday he will apply for the open mayoral position for the April 15, 2014, election.Three-time Mayor Tommy Bragg, 66, announced earlier last week that he will not seek another term.Im weighing […]

Legal and Public Notices for 10/20/13- Notice To Creditors



NOTICE TO CREDITORSEstate of Lillie Pearl OwensNotice is hereby given that on the 4 day of October, 2013, Letters of Administration in respect of the estate of Lillie Pearl Owens, deceased, who died May 19, 2013, were issued to the undersigned by the Probate Court of Rutherford County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured or unmatured against […]

MRS. MURFREESBORO: How I met my husband



I met my husband, Tommy Bragg, at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 1968.I met my husband, Tommy Bragg, at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 1968.Although I lived in Knoxville, I spent my first two years at Siena College, a girls school in Memphis. As a junior, I transferred to UT and lived inSophronia Strong dorm. But, […]

WHITTLE: Spelling bee competitors appear too smart



There I was, looking nice, not bothering anyone, the Whittle Way, while speeding 73 mph down Interstate 24 when pretty Patricia spouts a challenge: Spell “judicious.”There I was, looking nice, not bothering anyone, the Whittle Way, while speeding 73 mph down Interstate 24 when pretty Patricia spouts a challenge: Spell “judicious.I responded slowly but with clear enunciation: j-u-d-i-c-i-o-u-s.You see, my […]

Scales, Walkup will be missed



Two women at the bookends of Rutherford County have left long-lasting foot prints that younger generations would do well to follow as role models into the future.Two women at the bookends of Rutherford County have left long-lasting foot prints that younger generations would do well to follow as role models into the future.Murfreesboros Mary Scales and Smyrna resident Katherine Walkup, […]

VINSON: October Magic: The human vacuum cleaner



As of this writing, many are predicting the American League’s Boston Red Sox will duke it out with the National League’s St. Louis Cardinals for the 2013 Major League Baseball World Series Championship.As of this writing, many are predicting the American Leagues Boston Red Sox will duke it out with the National Leagues St. Louis Cardinals for the 2013 Major […]

LIVING WELL: See an expert to learn about chiropractic care



People make assumptions about their health care professionals who include the perspective that the individual is a well educated, very objective and a caring individual.Particularly, physicians are expected to offer opinions based on objective, educated experience. In other words, they dont expect doctors to just wing it.Most doctors are very well educated and have spent decades preparing for their role […]

JORDAN: ‘Perfect’ game awaits us on Thursday night



Every few years we get a “perfect” game.Every few years we get a perfect game.We get a lot of big games and a lot of good games, but seldom a perfect game. In order to be a perfect game it needs to be one where both teams are unbeaten, with great weather, late in the year with all hands on […]