Author: Kathy T.

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…

The Day to Honor Our Veterans

As the daughter of a 20-year Air Force veteran, I grew up around military bases. The sound of fighter jets taking off and landing lulled me to sleep for the first 17 years of my life. Upon retirement, hearing crickets…

All the King’s MEN

When I ran for alderman in 2016, one of my platforms was to model the selection of LaVergne committee membership to be similar to the way that Nashville selects members. When Nashville has committee openings, members of the council will…