MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A bill that veteran Tennessee Walking Horse trainers say will destroy their industry recently acquired its 300th House of Representatives sponsor.
The PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act would outlaw the use of the mechanical devices - oversized shoes and leg chains - that industry insiders say they need to achieve the high-stepping “big lick” gait that’s become synonymous with the Walking Horse.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam may have put the worst behind it after federal attorneys agreed not to prosecute Pilot Flying J for cheating customers.
In an agreement with prosecutors, the nation's largest diesel retailer acknowledges that employees cheated trucking companies out of promised fuel rebates and discounts. Prosecutors said Monday that Pilot has agreed to pay a $92 million penalty, which is within the range of what the company would pay if convicted at trial.
Children attending the Macon Music day camp learn how to play the comb through a piece of wax paper.
Credit E.R. West
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WEST) -- Storyteller David Lasseter slid his fingers up and down an old washboard in front of a group of 30 kids sitting on wooden church pews Friday morning.
“But the storekeeper understood squirrel talk and said, ‘Little squirrel, all your family is gone. I bet they are having a picnic down by the bridge. Why don’t you go check?’” Lassester told the kids, with his eyes growing bigger.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A Murfreesboro woman woke this morning to find an intruder pointing a gun at her face.
Yearwood Avenue resident Jade Lehman wasn’t harmed, but the intruder did steal her laptop computer before fleeing.
Murfreesboro Police, Middle Tennessee State Police and Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies responded, but failed to locate the suspect. He’s described as a black man of average build wearing all black clothing.