Battlefield draws history-lovers, birds, Pokemon

Nancy De Gennaro, the Daily News Journal MURFREESBORO — For the 100th birthday of the National Park Service, Stones River National Battlefield will offer what every good celebration has: cake. At 1 p.m. Aug. 25, you can help blow out 100 candles on the Founders’ Day cake at the Visitors Center, 3501 Old…

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TrustPoint Hospital seeks expansion approval

Michelle Willard, Daily News Journal, August 3, 2016 MURFREESBORO — TrustPoint Hospital in Murfreesboro is set to grow to more than 200 beds, with applications pending for a certificate of need from the state and rezoning from the city. The parent company of the psychiatric hospital in the Gateway has applied…

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Battlefield chief hanging up his ranger hat

Nancy De Gennaro, The Daily News Journal, April 29, 2016 After nearly four decades with the National Park Service, Stones River National Battlefield’s Chief of Operations Gib Backlund hung up his ranger hat to retire. His official first day of retirement is Monday. He recently sat down with The Daily News Journal…

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