Category: Community Service

We Are La Vergne: 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…

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,…

Fresh Ideas: Little Free Library


About five years ago, I approached our wonderful La Vergne Public Library director about promoting the idea and/or sponsoring the “Little Free Library” movement in our city. The funding just was not there nor was there a groundswell of support…

Fresh Ideas: About Greenways


When I campaigned for alderman, other people who were also running kept yelling out that they would have “fresh ideas!” if they were elected. I asked, “What kind of fresh ideas do you have?”  The answer was they hoped to…

A busy week coming up


Hi gang!  How’s your summer been?  I haven’t written much because mine has been a bit insane.  But, hopefully with school starting next week we can all get back into the groove. I wanted to tell you about a few…

Stormy Weather


With severe weather in the forecast and it being that time of year again, I thought it would be great to put together some information for everyone.  I had a chance to talk with Richard Long. He has served as…