Author: Kathy T.

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…

July 4th in LaVergne


The temperatures are going up – just in time for La Vergne’s 4th of July celebration. Hundreds of friends, neighbors, and guests will gather for lots of children’s activities, live music, great food, and (finally) a spectacular fireworks show at…

We Are LaVergne: Laura Davidson


Hilarious. Whip smart. Anyone who knows Laura Davidson knows she is one of the funniest and smartest people to be around and we’ve all wondered why she doesn’t perform stand-up comedy.  But there’s also a very serious side to this…