A federal judge in Nashville will allow opponents of a Murfreesboro mosque to have a say in the religious freedom case involving the building. Judge Kevin Sharp on Wednesday ruled that the group of neighbors has a legitimate interest in the case.
The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro has received its final approval after a nearly two-year legal battle to prevent it from opening. Islamic Center board chairman Essam Fathy said he was relieved and happy the mosque has its permanent occupancy permit.
Fort Campbell soldiers preparing for upcoming deployments to Afghanistan will be learning about the Islamic holiday, which marks the end of Ramadan.Thousands of troops from the Kentucky post will be returning to Afghanistan this year for another deployment.