The Bank of Milton

May 19, 2021 The Bank of Milton opened in 1920 in ‘downtown’ Milton, in the upper right hand corner of Rutherford County. The bank was absorbed by the Murfreesboro Bank and Trust in 1940. The following are checks written on the Bank of Murfreesboro (courtesy of John L. Batey)

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Mill Street Water Tank

It seems the old metal water tanks or our youth are disappearing. Warm summer days spent climbing atop the old tanks, perhaps with a can of paint, are disappearing. The 2,000,000 gallon water tank on Mill Street, behind McFadden School of Excellence near Cannonsburgh, was built in 1970.

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Whittler’s Club

January 23, 1949, The Basement of the Rutherford County Courthouse Whittling Club, January 23, 1949—Seated L-R: Walter W. Early, J. Moore King, Dr. T.W. Garrett, Dr. W.T. Henderson, Alvin Huddleston, Dr. C.C. Harris, Dr. Paul Lynn, Wiley Holloway, Dr. Ben Patton, J.P. Burnette.

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Raiders Claw Cats 50-44 in First-Ever NCAA Tournament Win!

March 11, 1982, Vanderbilt’s memorial Gynasium Story by Don Harris, Photo by Jack Ross NASHVILLE — “Maybe we were looked at as a sacrificial lamb,” Blue Raider head coach Stan “Ramrod” Simpson said of Middle Tennessee. “That lamb turned into a raging bull tonight.” The raging bull—Middle Tennessee State University’s…

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Depot Hill Water Storage Tank

February 3, 1974, The Daily News Journal How many times have we driven past water tanks without taking notice? The water tank located near McFadden School of Excellence is in an area once known as ‘Depot Hill’. $557,000 for a two-million gallon water tank seemed like a large sum of…

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