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Missing Songwriter's Daughter Searching for Answers 31 Years After His Disappearance

A daughter continues to search for answers to the disappearance of her father. Pat Guild, an aspiring songwriter, went missing in Tenessee more than 30 years. He'd moved to Nashville to pursue his musical aspirations. His daughter, Shannon Cacopardo, wants answers and has been on a long desperate search to uncover the truth. After his move to the city, he quickly fell on hard times. News Channel 5 reports that he ended up was in a homeless camp under the I-24/I-40 overpass which was known as "Tent City." Prior to his disappearance, he'd worked as a pipe fitter, and built a house under the overpass that was featured in an article in The Tennessean on November 15, 1989. The case remains active.
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Potomac Horse Fever Reported in Murfreesboro

The State Veterinarian’s office has confirmed two cases of Potomac horse fever. One is in Rutherford County and the other in Dekalb County. Freshwater snails are the source of the bacteria that causes Potomac horse fever. Horses may be exposed when drinking from creeks or rivers, and can then suffer from colic, fever, and diarrhea. Potomac horse fever has not been found to directly transmit from horse to horse.

Antioch pastor brings change to a historic church

ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WSMV) - One man has been breaking barriers and said he will be the first African American senior pastor at a church in Antioch that has been around for almost two centuries. Although he may be the first African American senior pastor at the church, pouring into others...

Convicted felon on probation arrested for drug-related Nashville shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A convicted felon on probation was arrested Tuesday night in connection with a drug-related shooting Friday that left one victim in critical condition. The Investigative Team Addressing Neighborhood Shootings (TITANS) apprehended 31-year-old Zantaun Horton for the shooting that occurred on 38th Ave. North at John...

Impact – MLW Interpromotional Match Set for “Ric Flair’s Last Match” Event

The “Jim Crockett Promotions Presents: Ric Flair’s Last Match” event during Starrcast V weekend now features a significant first-ever interpromotional tag team match. David Crockett has revealed The Briscoes (Mark, Jay) vs. The Von Erichs (Ross, Marshall) for the big show in Nashville, as seen below in the brand-new JCP Control Center video.

GM: Predators, Filip Forsberg getting closer on deal

Filip Forsberg is one of the best potential free agents available in what’s a highly saturated market of star forwards this offseason. He may not hit the open market after all, though, as Nashville Predators general manager David Poile confirmed today that the two sides are getting closer on a deal, calling it the team’s “number one goal” to sign him.

Salvation Army works to keep Nashvillians cool

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - The extreme heat may soon create major issues for people who are stuck outside. To ward off heat-related injuries, nonprofit organizations in Nashville will be stepping in to help. Salvation Army recently created a cooling station, however, not many people came by. As a result, Misty...

RNC host committee not giving up on Nashville just yet

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Metro Council members are pulling the plan to host the 2024 Republican National Convention, but the RNC Host Committee is not giving up. The RNC wants to have the ability to address concerns expressed by council members and says the committee views Nashville as the ideal American city, and so does Gov. Bill Lee.

Freedom Reigns Ranch gives second chance to horses and people

“Hope rides here” isn’t the official motto of Freedom Reigns Ranch in Thompson’s Station, but it could be. . In black permanent marker, the words and a hand-drawn horse are immortalized on the tack room wall beneath a rack of saddles. Each saddle represents a horse, most of which shouldn’t be alive.

Local family shares story of dealing with cleft

When Ashley Anderson was 20 weeks pregnant, she had an ultrasound that showed the baby boy was growing and doing well. It also showed he had a unilateral cleft lip and palate. Ashley was surprised, “but not totally surprised,” she said. Her husband, David, was born with a bilateral cleft lip and palate, and although the cleft palate is not considered genetic, sometimes it shows up in the next generation.

Rain, heat don’t dampen Franklin on the Fourth celebration

Despite the heat and about a 10-minute downpour, thousands of people gathered in downtown Franklin Monday to celebrate the nation’s birthday with friends, neighbors, delicious food options and plenty of music. Along the way, attendees had a chance to check out a collection of antique and vintage cars, from...

Event series showcases songwriting stories

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The stories, crafts, and secrets of songwriting are being showcased at a local hotspot. Come out for good music and a special look inside a songwriter’s most intimate moments at The Bird and the Book present Song and Stories. This series happens every first and third Wednesday of the month and is a great way for people to come out, shop local, and get lost in a singer/songwriter’s most personal moments.