I’m tire of being stuck in I-24 traffic!

WGNS Radio, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, February 14, 2018 ON I-24 SOMEWHERE NORTH OF SMYRNA, Tenn.- Interstate 24 from Rutherford County to Nashville, which goes through my district, might be consistently the most congested stretch of highway in Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. With the exponential growth of middle…

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Enon Meeting and House Marking in Rutherford County

WGNS Radio, December 19, 2017 Several gathered in the 42-degree December air to celebrate a structure long forgotten except by the most enthusiastic local historians. Frances Victory Crick Oldham made use of her incredible energy and dedication to raise funds and place a marker from the Tennessee Historical Commission at…

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Opinion: ‘First They Came’

The Murfreesboro Post, September 19, 2017 “First They Came” is a poem written by German Lutheran pastor Martin Niemöller.  The poem was written in regards to the cowardice of German intellectuals following the Nazis’ rise to power and subsequent purging of their chosen targets, group after group. “First they came…

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Motlow enrollment mushrooms at Smyrna campus

The Murfreesboro Post, August 16, 2017 Don’t look now, but when classes start Aug. 28 at Motlow State Community College, the Smyrna campus off the Sam Ridley Parkway will be bursting at the seams. With less than a week left before enrollment closes Aug. 21, Motlow administrators listed 2,995 as…

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Rep. Sparks votes against the ‘Improve’ Act

Sam Stockard, The Murfreesboro Post, May 14, 2017 Projects to widen New Salem Highway from Cason Lane to I-24 and Old Fort Parkway will start a year sooner than expected in the wake of two moves to bolster the state’s transportation fund. Construction to widen a 2.2-mile stretch of New…

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