Rutherford County Historical Society Charter Members (1973)

Listed in the Publication No. 2 (Summer, 1973) Adkerson, Mrs. W.D. (Martha) Ledbetter, William C. Jr. Baskin, Robert Matheny, Dorothy Brigance, Dr. Fred and Mary McFarlin, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hall (Jean Marie) Hall, Miss Mary Nelson, Lawson B. Hoover, Walter King Perry, S.W. Hoskins, Robert Pittard, Dr. Homer Huggins,…

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The RCHS is officially Chartered! (February 10, 1975)

The Rutherford County Historical Society was incorporated by the State of Tennessee as a non-profit organization on February 10, 1975. The following is from ‘RCHS Synopsis 1970-1975‘: Rutherford County Historical Society The Rutherford County Historical Society was organized in December of 1970, and has its purpose the procurement and preservation…

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Planning the Special Olympics, 1986

January 5, 1986, The Daily News Journal Members of the Area 16 Tennessee Special Olympics committees are from the left: Vickie Vipperman, Jack Elder, George Cunningham, Sandy Galland, Thelma Mitchell, Bernice Dumm, Louis McGlone, Kathy Gammache, Sally Allen and Linda Halliburton. Volunteers are needed to help with the events which…

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Through a Child’s Eyes, 1987

December 20, 1987, The Daily News Journal This week, Daily News Journal photographer Jim Davis visited Middle Tennessee Christian School and talked with first-graders. We would like to thank Headmaster Randall Choudoin, administrative Assistant Bill McVey and the first-grade teachers and students at MTCS.

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J.C. Bradford wishes everyone a merry Christmas, 1987!

December 20, 1987, The Daily News Journal J.C. Bradford investments was once located at 201 West Main Street, Murfreesboro, across from our historic Rutherford County Court House. Seated left-to-right: Rosemary Lombardy, Broker, Helene Colvin, broker and Office Manager, Michele Scott, Sales Assistant 2nd row – Mike Cornwell, Broker, Phillip Earles,…

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Smyrna Train Depot Sign Returns Home

November 21, 2019, The Murfreesboro Voice Smyrna Depot’s original sign has finally returned home. Town of Smyrna Manager Brian D. Hercules accepted the original depot sign from the Cowan Railroad Museum this morning.  “I’m grateful to the Cowan Railroad Museum for returning this piece of history home to Smyrna,” shared…

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First City Bank’s temporary quarters

January 5, 1986, The Daily News Journal First City Bank organizer Bob Murfree polishes a chair amid newly unloaded office furniture for the bank’s temporary quarters, which opened Monday morning. The bank’s permanent home, scheduled to open in March, is under construction in the background.

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1965 Murfreesboro Police Deparment

1965 – Tennessee Law Enforcement Journal Chief W.I. Chambliss is pictured here, front and center, with his Murfreesboro department. In the front row from left, Lt. R. Vance, Lt. T.C. Lamb, Lt. J.R. Howse, Lt. G.D. O’Brian, Sgt. Robert Blanton, Sgt. H. Carlton, Sgt. C. Walton, Det. E.N. Brown, Det.…

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