Gallatin Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection to the rape of a 12-year-old victim that occurred in the early today. The suspect sexually assaulted the victim while the mother was temporarily away from home and the suspect was home with the victim and several other children who were asleep. The suspect, Jose Ruben Salinas-Rangel, is the boyfriend of the victim's mother.
President Ambassador and scholarship recipient Virginia White said her life has been changed at the Volunteer State Community College Foundation's ninth annual Harvest Moon Soiree because of her scholarship to the college. She spoke of overcoming immigration and citizenship issues, and also financial difficulties, to pursue a college degree. She said that her full-tuition scholarship to Vol State allowed her to reduce hours in her part-time jobs, and focus on her academic work.
If you need something for your farm, chances are you stop and see Brownie.
Brownie Lemons has been the go-to man at Sumner Farmers Co-op for 50 years.
Lemons, 74, said he loves seeing his customers and co-workers everyday.
Gallatin is pursuing plans to renovate the old health department building on South Water Avenue for the police department's detective division. The city wants to act as a contractor on the renovation with subcontractors bidding on the available jobs, and to have Lyndon Satterfield, who handles maintenance on government buildings, to act as a superintendent.
There's a lot of singing, a little bit of dancing, jumping and even swimming.
"Go swimming in the bottom of the ocean" is one popular song nearly 30 kids sang and danced to Tuesday at the Gallatin Public Library.
The Tennessee State Board of Equalization today declined to roll back the values of 25,000 Sumner County properties; voting instead to send all property values changed between May 5 and May 20 through an informal process, back to the Sumner County Board of Equalization for review.
If the local board decides to change those home values back to the original values assessed earlier this year through a mandated reappraisal, homeowners will have the chance for a second appeal if they believe the values are inaccurate.
If I'm jogging, and losing resolve, I look to Forrest Gump for motivation.
First, I think about how many calories Forrest must have burned during his 3-year cross-country run. Then I imagine Forrest with his long hair, beard and white sneakers, running like the wind blows, and I say to myself, "Run Danielle, Run."
The chant never seems to work for me like it did for Forrest.
Every coach seeks a signature win. Sometimes it comes in a title game. Other times it comes at the end of a long season. For Springfield Head Coach Dustin Wilson, it came in the form of his season home opener in Week One against the Gallatin Green Wave. Host Springfield beat Gallatin for the first time in 33 years on Friday night, 17-14.
The Station Camp High School Volleyball team has only one senior on its roster, and it showed in their Tuesday afternoon District 9-AAA contest against a seasoned Beech team. The Lady Buccaneers came out on top in the highly contested bout, 26-24, 27-25, 22-25 and 25-18.
Two of Sumner County's finest ushered in a new era of Tennessee football Sunday night in front a packed house of 102,455 and among thousands of "brick by brick" hopefuls in a 38-7 season opener win over Utah State.
Last weekend, the Gallatin High School Green Wave Cheer Team hosted its annual cheer clinic for participants in kindergarten through sixth grade.
After suffering a 6-1 defeat in its inaugural game, the Middle School Lady Wave soccer team bounced back with a 4-1 win over Hawkins last week.
Sitting back, reclining in his seat - more poised for comfort than a government meeting - it has always come across that Will Duncan not only takes his role as a member of the Sumner County School Board seriously; it’s a role that after nearly three decades fits him well. Through the years, Duncan has worn many hats including that of minister, sheriff’s deputy and school patrol officer. But nowhere has his impact on local youth been greater that in his 28-year role as a member of the Sumner County School Board. Duncan chose not to seek reelection, saying he wanted to spend more time with family. But even in retirement, Duncan said his thoughts will never be far from the board.
It was a busy week for Station Camp freshman swimmer Riley Gaines as she prepared for the 2014 Zone Championships held in San Antonio, Texas. On the line for the Excel swimmer was a chance to qualify for the Junior Nationals to be held next summer.
On Tuesday afternoon, two middle school programs met for preseason work at Rucker Middle School. The Rams, who earned division championships in 2012 and 2013, have cemented themselves as the team to beat in Sumner County under the tutelage of Head Coach Bobby Beasley.
The Gallatin Green Wave hosted its first scrimmage of the fall last week and it did not go well for the Green and Gold. The Cookeville Cavaliers travelled to Gallatin High School and handed Gallatin a 26-6 loss.
Tuesday marked the conclusion of what has proven to be a rigorous preseason for the Bison. Having already scrimmaged Brentwood, Oakland and Trousdale County, the Bison hosted the Smyrna Bulldogs to wrap up their preseason contests.
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