Author: Kathy T.

We Remember: Steve Kimbrough

Rarely did you see Steve Kimbrough without a friendly smile on his face. Extraordinarily gifted, Steve was a sound engineer with the Little River Band and had been working with city officials to book a performance for the LaVergne community.…

We Remember: Melinda Taylor

She loved children, but the pandemic prevented her from meeting her newborn great-granddaughter. Melinda was nicknamed Boo-Boo and Kidd. She embraced life, always striving to be happy. Melinda passed away on September 18, 2021 at the age of 58. Here…

We Remember: Bob Simon

Robert “Mr. Bob” Simon left us on January 26, 2021. A long-time volunteer in La Vergne, you would often see Mr. Bob grilling burgers at city events, directing traffic for parades, or giving people his friendly hugs! He always carried…

We Are LaVergne: Mary Corwin

Sharing a recipe for crock pot chicken and dumplings. A faithful friend when someone is in trouble. A surprise hashbrown casserole. Cookies for a soldier. Character counts. It counts both in small acts of kindness and in over-the-top dedication to…

Mr. Ash saying goodbye to LHS

After serving more than 40 years as an educator, La Vergne High School Principal Dirk Ash is retiring from Rutherford County Schools. According to WGNS Radio, Mr. Ash posted his announcement on Twitter. “Turned in my retirement papers today. 42…

On High Density Housing

Several years ago, a luxury apartment community to be built at a location in LaVergne just off of Sam Ridley Parkway was proposed. The developer requested a zoning change from industrial to high density residential. Nearby residents gnashed their teeth,…

We Are LaVergne: Bob Simon

Between his military service and many years as a truck driver, Bob Simon has traveled extensively. He knows exactly what states are most amazing: Montana, Oregon, and Alaska because of their sheer beauty. However, Missouri, Nebraska and Texas are not…