Author: Kathy T.

Citizen of the Year: MJS


I’ve had the good fortune of knowing Mary Jane Skinner for many years. She has always been high energy, extremely friendly, and one of the kindest people to bless our city. Mrs. Skinner is quick to laugh, quick to help,…

Cochlear Implant Goes Live


About two months ago I wrote an article about my hearing loss and the surgery I had for the Baha 5 Cochlear bone implant. I wanted to write an update on what’s happened since then! First, the healing process took…

Where Perception Intersects with Reality


I once worked with an association of state-wide elected officials that held annual conferences at different locations throughout the country. One year a hidden camera crew followed the state treasurer of Minnesota to one of these conferences and did an…

Batter Up in La Vergne!


We are so pleased that the city has entered into a new agreement for youth baseball and softball. There have been some ups and downs over the last seven or eight years – from the city hiring its own athletic…

A Review: Gowdy’s Seafood


There’s been a lot of talk about the newest restaurant in town, Gowdy’s Seafood. It’s located in the Kroger shopping center on Murfreesboro Road, so easy access, good parking. My husband and I decided to give it a try last…

“Why Should I Vote for You?”


Well here we are again staring down at the latest local elections La Vergne. We currently have two aldermen seats and the mayor’s seat to fill. Two incumbents are running to hold on to their seats and they have challengers.…