Stones River Historical Society Met Monday Night

WGNS Radio, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, October 16, 2017

John McKinney of the Stones River Paranormal Team

The Rutherford County Historical Society had a spirit filled gathering Monday (10/16/2017) evening in the County Archives Building on Rice Street.  Stones River Paranormal presented findings from local investigations.

President Frank Caperton


John McKinney was one of the founders who started the group in March, 2012.  In addition to Murfreesboro, there is now a chapter in Chattanooga and sonn will include Memphis.

McKinney said they are asked to make around 30 investigations each year, and that their studies are done for free. He also stressed that this is a faith-based organization.

When asked what was the most unique local find they have made in Murfreesboro, he told us of a well-known historic home …

McKinney noted that they do not charge for investigations, but said they accept requests for their service. Go to their website: or e-mail them at

Judy Garland and the Gum Community

Author Michelle Russell and ‘Frank Tennessee to Oz’

The group is offering a Halloween adventure at Hales Bar Dam on Onctober 27 and 28. It is called Ghost Hunting 101. That too is on the group’s website.

In addition to the paranormal presentation, local author Michelle Russell told of her book From Tennessee to Oz, The Amazing Songs and Judy Garland’s Family History.

Russell explained …

The book is available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, City Cafe, and several other locations in this area.

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