Pics from Gilsville (present day Gil’s Ace Hardware)

Ginny Olerud Williams, Gil’s Ace Hardware, May 20, 2018 “Today would be my Mom’s 93rd Birthday.  She is 28 years old in this picture dated 1953 in the Rutherford Courier.  She is in the first Grocery Store.  My Dad and Mom were a great team!  Betsy Waldron, thanks to David…

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Lascassas School Reunions

Frank Caperton, President, Rutherford County Historical Society, May 16, 2018 Many thanks to lifelong Rutherford County resident Judy Adamson! From the Daily News Journal, January 8, 1981: The 1956 graduating class of Lascassas High School, along with the class of 1955, held a reunion at the school (ed. Lascassas School)…

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Bradley Academy set for Centennial Celebration

Mariah Timms, The Daily News Journal. May 10, 2018 It has been 100 years since the first class sat at their desks in Bradley Academy’s current structure on Murfreesboro’s Academy Street. To celebrate that anniversary, and the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1968, Bradley Academy’s Centennial Celebration will host…

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WWII vet Charlie Jacobus of Smyrna served with valor

Susan Harber, May 7, 2018 Charlie Jacobus (1923-2013), a citizen of Smyrna for 48 years, was an accomplished baker and well known in our nation for his culinary skills.  He also served in World War II’s largest engagements, including D-Day invasion of Normandy and in Cherbourg.  Moreover, he was on…

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Open House at the New Murfreesboro Police Department

Sunday, April 29, 2018, Murfreesboro, TN The Murfreesboro Police Department held an open house showing off the new $55.4 million headquarters. Thank you WGNS Radio for the coverage: The new headquarters is over 135-thousand square feet and Bowen says the best part is all police divisions will be under one…

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Buster’s Place – since 1973

Started in 1973, Buster’s Place has been serving Middle Tennessee the Best Hamburgers South of the Mason-Dixon Line! In 2013, ownership passed from the Buster Pugh Family to Peter and Kathy Moret.  Please enjoy this piece from ‘Tennessee Crossroads‘:

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1962 Rockvale Basketball Team

April 20, 2018, Pettus Read Rockvale Sports of Days Gone Bye – This is the elementary team of the Rockvale School back in 1962. An interesting fact about the front row is from that group this county has had serve it one current County Commissioner, two former County Commissioners and…

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