Watch the Miracle League All Stars in action, join seniors at the St. Clair Fall Fest, and take a swing at the Mayor’s Golf Tournament on “In the City” this month. Plus, watch as first responders pay tribute to Matt Blansett, City Schools remember 9-11 heroes, and young performers highlight their talents on stage.
CityTVs monthly video magazine, “In the City,” is airing its latest edition on YouTube, CityTV and other platforms throughout the month of October with the latest City news. Watch show at https://youtu.be/88C2PU9SBm8
Michael Linn White hosts “In the City” with Multi-Media Producer Steve Burris every month in the studios located at Murfreesboro City Hall.
New stories in the October edition of “In the City” include:
- The City of Murfreesboro hosted the Miracle League All Star games, Sept. 16-17, at McKnight Park’s Miracle Field. The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department hosted the 2022 national games, televised live on CityTV, including Facebook and YouTube. Learn more about the partnership with Project 14, David Price’s charitable foundation, and the work of those who make it all possible https://youtu.be/yOFUwJdCtD0
- The City installed Speed Cushions in other residential neighborhoods that qualify for a special program to reduce speeding. City Engineer Michele Emerson talks with Steve Burris about the latest developments https://youtu.be/qJrekd97YbM
- The start of autumn began with the annual St. Clair Senior Center Fall Festival, a full day of events. Michael Linn White and Senior Center Superintendent Mark Owens provide the details https://youtu.be/i61CjSpNhf4
- Larry Flowers featured the heart-wrenching story of MFRD engineer Benjamin Honeycutt who paid Tribute to Matt Blansett, the man who helped save his life in a horrific auto crash as a teenager 23 years ago. In August, Blansett died in a helicopter crash https://youtu.be/_awqqSO65n0
- The City Schools Foundation Back to School Dash honored the heroes of 9-11 along with military veterans and first responders with a 5K and fun run https://youtu.be/evZSanEnn4s
- The Mayor’s Annual Invitation Golf Tournament raised funds for Junior Golf with a full field of teams at Stones River Country Club https://youtu.be/uPX5HC7gObQ
- Waterfest at Old Fort Park attracted hundreds of school children to learn about the efforts to maintain clean and healthy water in Murfreesboro. Project WET Coordinator Bonnie Ervin talks with Michael Linn White about the event https://youtu.be/e72Zj51Pbac
- Tree Plotter Inventory, a software program, is helping the City inventory trees on public lands. The goal is to increase the City’s tree canopy. Steve Burris features the work of City Arborist Carson Elder, who discusses his job of safety and new tree planting https://youtu.be/mA4SN6ApmDk
- Perform Murfreesboro, the theatrical arts program operated by the City Parks and Recreation Department, recently performed “Aristocrats Jr.,” a play based on a 1970s classic. Hear talented performers describe their rich theater experience https://youtu.be/qYe-BCQPrP0
- Plus, MFRDs Safety Minute, PAWS Pet of the Month, and the major Fall Programs slated in October.
The October 2022 edition of “In the City” is airing on CityTV throughout the month or viewed anytime on the City of Murfreesboro’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. The magazine show airs every day at 8:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m., and 10:30 p.m. on CityTV.
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