Fifth Annual Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival Returns to Loretta Lynn’s Ranch

The Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival (TMMR) is a unique, four-day event held in central Tennessee that’s all about motorcycles, music, comradery, and the outdoors. It will be held at the majestic 3,500-acre Loretta Lynn’s ranch and campground just an hour west of Nashville on held May 19 – 22 and will be the first big event to take place at Loretta Lynn’s ranch since the catastrophic floods from last August. TMMR is presented by Harley-Davidson® and produced in partnership by the Loretta Lynn family and R&R Promotions, a specialty agency with decades of motorcycle event promotions and deep ties in the national motorcycle family.

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Army Corps of Engineers to Study Trace Creek in Humphreys County

The United States Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced this week they would study Trace Creek in Humphreys County, Tennessee. This is the same creek that flooded in Waverly, Tennessee in August of 2021. 

The team will “look at site-specific data on obstructions to flood flows, flood formation, and timing; flood depths, stages, or floodwater velocities; the extent, duration, and frequency of flooding; information on natural and cultural flood plain resources; and flood loss potentials before and after the use of flood plain management measures.”

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State Senator Kerry Roberts to Make 100 Mile Bike Ride to Waverly to Help Raise Donations for Flood Victims

Thursday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Tennessee State Senator Kerry Roberts to the newsmakers line to talk about his upcoming 100-mile ride to help raise money for Waverly flood victims.

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Congressman Mark Green Weighs in on His District’s Flash Floods and ‘Run Away’ Biden

Mark Green

Tuesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed (R-07) Congressman Mark Green to the newsmakers line
to discuss the flash flooding in his district and Joe Biden’s failures.

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Catastrophic Flooding in Central Tennessee Leaves a Trail of Destruction and Death in Its Wake: UPDATE

Record-breaking rain and flash-flooding on Saturday devastated the small city of Waverly, in central Tennessee, leaving at least 16 people dead and 51 unaccounted for.

Rescuers are searching for those unaccounted for in Waverly, which is about 60 miles west of Nashville. “The waters tore up homes, flipped cars and led families desperate for answers to fill Facebook groups and comment chains with the names of their missing loved ones,” reported the Washington Post.

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Stewart County Director of Schools Charged with Driving Under the Influence

Authorities arrested Stewart County Director of Schools Leta Jo Joiner this week and charged her with driving under the influence. Members of the Stewart County School System declined The Tennessee Star’s request for comment Wednesday, but they did say they would eventually release a formal statement on the matter. School…

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Tennessee Auditors Call Out Humphreys County Law Enforcement for Abusing Drug Money

Humphreys County Sheriff’s officers took more than $16,000 in money from their Drug Control Fund and used it to pay for things they weren’t legally allowed to, according to an audit released Tuesday. This, of course, is money law enforcement officers confiscate from alleged drug crimes. Members of the Tennessee…

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