General guest speaker at ceremony

Nancy De Genarro, Daily News Journal, May 25, 2015 MURFREESBORO – Retired Lt. Gen. Keith Huber was guest speaker at the Memorial Day service held Sunday at Stones River National Cemetery. “I’m here today to speak on behalf of all our armed forces: past, present and those in the future.  And to…

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Stones River National Battlefield getting bigger

Nancy De Gennaro, Daily News Journal, May 24, 2015 MURFREESBORO – For more than 80 years, Murfreesboro residents have had a national park in their backyard.  And it just got bigger. Recently the Civil War Trust purchased two tracts of land, approximately 2 acres total in size, which will help protect…

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Remembering a Hero: A Fallen Marine

ruNancy De Gennaro, Daily News Journal, May 24, 2015 MURFREESBORO – Choking back tears, biting his upper lip, 8-year-old Christian Golczynski looks into the eyes of the Marine colonel who hands the boy the folded American flag that was draped over his father’s coffin. That moment of strength was captured…

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MTSU receives $80K from Historic Preservation Fund

Michelle Willard, Daily News Journal, May 10, 2015 MURFREESBORO — Several programs at Middle Tennessee State University were awarded Historic Preservation Fund grants, which were announced Thursday by Gov. Bill Haslam and the T ennessee Historical Commission. “Protecting Tennessee’s historic places is critical to preserving our state’s heritage,” Haslam said in…

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Central Magnet School Exhibit is open till the end of the school year

  (excerpts from the Daily News Journal, February 7, 2015, www.dnj.com/story/news/local/2015/02/07/central-magnet-seeks-connections/23061923/) Murfreesboro native and Central Middle School graduate Dr. Bren Martin of MTSU’s history department has collaborated with the faculty and staff of Central Magnet School to create an exhibit celebrating the history of the old Central High School and Central Middle…

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