The Daily News-Journal from Murfreesboro, Tennessee on December 25, 1989 · 2
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Monday, December 25, 1989
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2 Monday, Dec. 25, 1989, Murfreesboro. Tenn. THE DAILY NEWS JOURNAL -3 , ' mM 11 Shipping proposed a roun d p ost off i ce center on land By CLINTON CONFEHR News Journal Slaf Writer LA VERGNE A shopping center is proposed for construction next spring on land surrounding La .Vergne's post office on the city's ain street, city officials say. -Announcement of the proposed Jefferson Square Plaza on U.S. Highway' 4170S (Murfreesboro Roadr.came as Mayor Jack Moore discussed the agenda of La Vergne's Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday at 6 p.m. I Planners are also scheduled to consider a site plan for an Arby's Restaurant on Waldron Road, Moore said. Developers of the shopping center have "requested rezoning of their site, from one type of commercial zone to another. The requested classification has no height limit on buildings. Developers are also planning second-floor offices within the complex,? said Phil Jones of the Nashville engineering firm Tucker Hinson & Associates.. Jones said lie works with Hinson on some of Hinsoir's projects and described the Jefferson Square Plaza project as "still in the early planning stages."-, "I'm 6ne of the principals who has the property under contract for purchase by the principals, my partners a group of businessmen under contract in a trust agreement," Jones said. , He described his partners only as Middle Tennessee businessmen. - -"We're proposing a shopping center that will involve retail stores, a grocery, clothing stores and out-parcels," Jones said. An "outparcer is a lot made available for a building separate Jrom the main shopping center building. Such lots are usually provided on the perimeter of a center's parking lot and usually include restaurants or convenience businesses. "We have about 100 (information) packages but to potential buyers and are in preliminary talks with a couple of major buyers who we cannot identify yet," Jones said Food (Continued from page one) they bring in a $35 value, but that we appreciated their generosity," he said, adding $3,000 worth of eye exams were given. Last Sunday Coley and his wife gave free eye exams to the homeless and free glasses. Ms. Knorr said schools, churches and - the Alvin C. York Veterans Administration Medical Center brought in big food donations for the holidays. - "Every once and awhile after people have a party, if they have leftovers, they will bring those to ust too," she said. - Some churches in downtown Murfreesboro foot the bill for meals for the homeless and needy at local restaurants in town. "Churches will send the homeless to our restaurant and then we mail the church a bill at the end of each month," said Patricia Simpson, owner of the City Cafe, located just off the Public Square. ' Trains j ; , (Continued from page one) When Tarpley turns off the village lights, he turns on his ceiling fan light which has four blue light bulbs in it. "You know just after a snowfall, how night sky looks when the town's asleep and the moon is overhead?" Tarpley asked. "It looks just like it." Mr Tarpley purchased the Little Town of Bethlehem for her husband last year. It sits on a smaller table in the dining room. "I walked in from, the store and he was on break, so there I was with all these boxes in my hands, and they weren't wrapped," she said. "All I could say was 'Merry Christmas!' " Next year Tarpley wants to collect the Snow Village, a new line of - buildings from the same company. But where to put them? . "Oh, I built this platform so I could add on to it," Tarpley said, adding he would like to build the platform big enough to include the Little Town of Bethlehem with the Hermitage buildings. "Vou'lJ have to come back next year to see how big it is." f Tarpley hopes he can get the toy train to run around the Christmas village next year and he plans to put a mirror on the village ground to simulate an ice-covered pond and put little porcelain ice skaters on it. When Christmas ends, Tarpley said he will vacuum up the fake snow and store the buildings and other pieces so he and his wife can rocump patina on their table. :. " Ve're eating trays," Mrs. Tarpley laid. Creating the little village is what Christinas is all about, Tarpley sa A "This just give me, the Chqstraa spirit, I guess " the mechanic &aii while fiddling with a tree in the town. scene. "It makes you feel good.. HEAR CLEAR with MARVEL EARS - PRICE-RIGHT PROFESSIONAL HEARING AID CO. 102 E. CoHm MEDICAL PLAZA 893-1913 274-2102 Happy Holidays from MATTHEWS MOTORS Payments $nn As Low As OJ 895-4444 2269 N.W. BROAD MONTH TV (Continued from page one) she was, and court records supported her claim. "Unsolved Mysteries" flashed an old picture of Mrs. Turner as a 4-year-old with her sister. Nellie Marie's husband just happened to be watching the Dec. 13 segment at the time. "She wasnThome, but he knew his wife's past, so he taped the show and showed it to her when she came home," Mrs. Turner said. Nellie Marie was adopted twice and had her name changed iour times in the past 40 years. Her name is Evelyn Routh and she currently lives in Nevada. When Mrs. Routh watched the taped show, she called the toll-free number listed on "Unsolved Mysteries" and talked to producers Tax (Continued from page one) education. Both Bragg and Hobbs agreed the state needs to speed up work on several road construction projects targeted for Rutherford County. Interstate &40 from Wilson County is planned to run southwesterly toward Williamson County, but Hobbs said for Christmas he wants the state Department of Transportation to make a decision on which route the second leg of 1-840 will take whether it will run further south toward Eagleville or directly west above state Route 96 West (Franklin Highway). : - Contracts for the widening of state Route 99 (New Salem Highway) and U.S; Highway 231 South (Shelbyville Highway) would be under Hobbs' tree; while Bragg said he wants the state to hurry up with the widening of U.S.. Highway. 231 North (Memorial Boulevard) and then give serious consideration to improving Franklfh Highway I As mayor of Eagleville, Hobbs said he wants to the city to obtain the remaining 20 easements to allow construction of a sewerage system ratherthan forcing condemnation procedures.. ' Meanwhile,1 La Vergne Mayor Jack Mwre said he is anxious for Santa - to ,Tring ' his city several presents to improve the quality of life. "The first thing I'd love to see is for this water plant to get under way in January," Moore said. "Then I want lighting for U.S. 4170 (Mur- "freesboro Road) so we won't, be the dark spot between Murfreesboro and . Nashville; v La Vergne has land and permission from the U.S. Corps of Engineers to construct a water plant, The only remaining problems are bidding and building the facility, Moore said. The city has a daytime population of 35,000 and a nighttime population of 8,000, Moore said, pointing toward Since July, more than 2,000 new jobs were created in Interchange City by Waldenbooks, Ingram Books and Bridgestone Tire Manufacturing USA Inc., Moore said. Smyrna Mayor Knox Ridley also said he would like projects in his city such as revitalization of Smyrna Airport and expansion of Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corp. USA to continue as they are going. "I-think we all want peace and tranquillity a happy, very enjoyable world," Ridley said. Likewise, Murfreesboro Mayor Joe B. Jackson said he would like Santa to bring "peace and prosperity for all.'' New (Continued from page one) a day, he said. The combination of the new Emergency One pumper-tanker and an engine IVIeador said he hopes Rutherford County will donate will provide fire protection residents need, he said. who -confirmed she was Nellie Marie. "The girl who does the updates on the show called me up and said, 'Nancy, Merry Christmas! We've found your sister,' " Mrs. Turner said, adding she then called her sister. ' "The first thing she said was, 'How in the world did you get that ugly old picture, of mei'Mrs Turner said of the photo on "Unsolved Mysteries." "I was so nervous talking to her. Mrs. Turner said her sister remembered her and knew she had several brothers. "She said she remembered begging them not to separate us," Mrs. Turner said. Since talking to Mrs. Turner, Mrs. 14 Routh has also talked to her brothers and some of. the 57 first cousins throughout the South. Producers at "Unsolved Mysteries" asked Mrs. Turner hollo meet with her sister until they could film the reunion. "I would never have been able to trace (my sister) without 'Unsolved My si -' " M" m " " Mrs. Turner will be spending Christmas in Chattanooga this year getting to know her family a little better. "This is the best Christmas present I have every received," she said. www- CANON COLOR LASER COPIES BLACK and WHITE COPIES COLOR COPY FROM BLACK PRINT PRINT DOCTOR 895-7 WO Gala New Year's Package Includes: 125 ;H6te' Accomodations f orJwo Buffet Dinner in the Heartland Ballroom Live Musicby Sneekie Pete Access to Lounge for music by DJ. Joe Murphy Early, Check-in on Sunday, Dec. 31 Party favors champagne toast at Midnight Late Check-out January! 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