Category: We Are LaVergne

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…

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…

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…

We Are LaVergne: Linda Steed

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” -Lao Tzu Linda Steed found a deep and abiding love when she met her husband, Chris. They were married for 24 years before getting divorced, but…

We Are LaVergne: Jeremy Sargent

Right on the main road that guides residents and visitors through the heart of La Vergne, you’ll see a sign bearing possibly the best name of a liquor store in the modern history of mankind:  City Sliquors.  The owners are…

We Are LaVergne: Sgt. Chip Davis

Sgt. Burrel “Chip” Davis has been in the news quite a bit lately, but not for the reason he might have expected. In the spring of 2014, the onset of severe headaches pushed him to seek medical treatment. The day after he told…

We Are LaVergne: Jennifer Crunk

I have often thought of Jennifer as someone who flows with change, but after talking with her I realize she is so much more than that. Jennifer Crunk is a gladiator at heart. She really isn’t one to fight, but…

We Are LaVergne: Stacy Beyrodt

Life is mostly froth and bubbles, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another’s troubles, Courage in your own. Stacy Beyrodt had originally heard this Adam Lindsay Gordon poem when Princess Diana said it on a mine-sweep mission. It resonated…

We Are LaVergne: Elizabeth Murphy

It’s hard to imagine that an unassuming, polite woman may very well be the most widely known person in LaVergne. However, the sweet, white-haired lady who sits at the welcome window of the city’s water department is the one person…