A possible twister photographed by Debra Wilson of Franklin on Hwy 840 in the Triune area Monday afternoon. The Wilsons photographed what they believed to be a second twister on the opposite side of the road moments later.
Credit courtesy Debra Wilson
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Mid-State storms caused scattered, mostly minor damage Monday afternoon, but south-central Kentucky took quite a beating.
The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down near Adairville, 35 miles north of Nashville. Meteorologists say the EF2 tornado had sustained winds of 135 mph and plowed a path estimated at five miles long and 300 yards wide.
There were three known injuries in Logan County, Kentucky, none of them life-threatening. One home was demolished and three others were damaged.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Bonnaroo headliner may not make it to Tennessee this weekend.
Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has a blood clot on his brain that requires surgery.
The Grammy Award-winning folk-rock group has already postponed concerts scheduled this week in Dallas and New Orleans. A statement on the group’s website says there are no current plans to postpone or cancel any other appearances on the current tour.
Mumford & Sons is scheduled to appear Saturday at Bonnaroo in Manchester.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) -- Bonnaroo released a new economic impact study Monday indicating the annual music festival contributes more than $50 million dollars to Middle Tennessee’s economy each year.
Greyhill Associates of New York conducted the study, which says festival goers directly spend about $36 million annually, while also generating indirect expenditures amounting to $15 million.