Young's seat to remain vacant for now.
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security is partnering with Linebaugh Public Library to provide a driver's license renewal kiosk for Rutherford County residents.
The state is giving Middle Point Landfill a permit to treat water from its rock-crushing operation despite opposition from area residents and an environmental group.
A national women's group is criticizing the year-plus-long incarceration of Anna Yocca, who was released from jail this week after pleading guilty to a felony charge in connection with a failed effort to perform her own abortion.
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Construction projects throughout Murfreesboro could affect this week's commuters.
Rutherford County received its first snow of the year last week, closing schools Friday and Monday, MTSU Friday afternoon and creating hazardous, icy roadway conditions.
Despite positive reviews, The Block struggles to stay open.
The Center for the Arts will open its 2017 season with the regional premiere of the award-winning "Alice - A Wonder-Full New Musical."
The MTSU Department of Art will open the spring 2017 semester with "Shoebox: An International Sculpture Exhibition" in Todd Art Gallery, Todd Hall, room 224, Friday, January 20.
The Linebaugh Main Branch will host their 13th annual reading program from Jan. 22 through March 4. Smyrna Public Library begins their Walter King Hoover Reading Program on Jan. 20. It will also run through March 4.
Blood donations needed now to prevent delays in care.
These construction projects could affect your commute.
Rutherford County received its first snow of the year last night and this morning, closing schools for the day and MTSU for the afternoon, and creating hazardous, icy roadway conditions.
Murfreesboro is stocked and ready to clear streets of ice and snow again this winter season.
Blood donations needed now to prevent delays in care.
Linebaugh will host local author Alberta Tolbert on Tuesday, January 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Leah Nichole, 13, has the voice, the writing ability and her family's support.
With Murfreesboro Police preparing to discipline six officers in connection with the April arrest of Hobgood Elementary School students, community leaders say they're glad the department is taking action even if it's eight months after the incident.
The Cliff Ricketts era of alternative fuels research at MTSU ended recently with one final attempt to successfully drive U.S. 231 in Tennessee between the Kentucky and Alabama state lines using a wood gasification process.
There is no doubt that 2016 was full of gripping news stories, but here are a few that stood out to us during the year in review.
Broadway star and Murfreesboro native Analisa Leaming will present a concert of musical theater gems at 7 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2017 at MTSU's Wright Music Building.
For a holiday that holds high in tradition, why must we ask ourselves every year, "what are we eating for Christmas dinner?"
Murfreesboro Symphony, Chorus bring audience to its feet.
Multiple studies indicate that the process of giving--be it time, talk, toil or toys--will often result in lower blood pressure, higher self-esteem, lessening depression and greater happiness.
Students at Oakland High School studied hard through December and still found time to help others. Two groups of OHS students recently worked to raise money for those in need.
Last Monday Sprouts Farmers Market and its customers donated bagged essentials to the Rutherford County Emergency Food Bank, enabling the food bank to serve more struggling families in Rutherford County.
A Rutherford County jail inmate is charged with assault after allegedly attacking a detention center officer because he was mad about losing trusty status, records show.
Murfreesboro Police detectives are investigating the murder of a man late Friday night at an Indian Park Drive residence after several people allegedly kidnapped a woman, took her there and shot the victim.
The Rutherford County Commission met Dec. 15 to discuss plans for appointing an interim sheriff, as well as consider rezoning requests and a fundraising plea from Motlow State Community College.
Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside investigators from the Bedford County Sheriff's Office, have arrested and charged a Murfreesboro man in connection to a homicide earlier this month in the Shelbyville area.
The Middle Tennessee Association of REALTORS (MTAR) recently held food drives for the hungry in their service areas.
"It's the holocaust of 2016," said Adnan Shamdin. "Why is this okay today?"
This month, the nonprofit organizations of Rutherford County are taking this opportunity to say THANK YOU to our community, for serving as a volunteer, for bringing donations and for supporting them financially. In their own words . . .
Emergency workers had to slow-walk their response to a truck fire early Wednesday off I-24 in the Buchanan area after they found out they were dealing with hazardous materials, according to Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Chief Larry Farley.
Lawsuit alleges negligence at Rutherford County Jail.
Despite the crews' best efforts, the structure will be a total loss. The building is believed to be Eubanks Electric.
Zac Brown Band to headline benefit Dec. 17 for those affected by Gatlinburg-area wildfires.
"Friends don't let friends text and drive." - A wisely worded bumper sticker
Central Magnet School received awards at the South's BEST, or Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology, robotics championship held at Auburn University Dec. 3-4. The school received the third-place award for Team Exhibit and Interview, and the third-place award for Most Photogenic Robot.
Moxie Art Supply welcomed area artists in from the cold Friday night for its grand reopening during the Boro Art Crawl and Holiday Shop and Stroll downtown.
Seventh grade homeschool student Anna Creel's Nutcracker-themed colored pencil piece won a first place ribbon in Dreamingincolor's young artist contest recently, and was showcased at Friday night's art crawl.
Pro musician John Salaway sings his own songs, gets by with a little help from Fab Four.
School boards and legislators cover it all at annual joint pow-wow.
For only $10 adopt a cat or kitten from PAWS for the holidays. The facility currently has more than 50 felines, resulting in an adoption special until Saturday.
A Rutherford County jail inmate has died after becoming ill while in detention, the sheriff's office reported.
Some of President-elect Donald Trump's most pointed rhetoric during his campaign was against those who are "different" from him: immigrants, refugees and Muslims.
Dreams came true for at least 1,892 people at MTSU Saturday, Dec. 10, as they accepted their hard-earned graduate and undergraduate degrees inside Murphy Center at the university's fall 2016 commencement ceremonies.
With Middle Point Landfill's capacity projected at eight years, the advisory committee is being formed to consider new methods for handling long-term solid waste needs across the county.
DNA results are still pending, but detectives have identified the body found Thursday as Francisca Gomez-Cordero, reported missing earlier this week.
A Murfreesboro woman accused of stealing investors' money is being fined $50,000 and barred from securities work in Tennessee, according to the state Department of Commerce and Insurance.
Exactly one week after initial deployment, all of Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue's crews and personnel have returned from Gatlinburg.
Roughly a year from the campaign trail, two officials are considering a run for Rutherford County mayor in 2018 with Ernest Burgess set to step down after two terms.
The Murfreesboro Breakfast Rotary Club started presenting third graders with dictionaries in 2007.
Christmas at Oaklands a favorite holiday pastime.
Thursday afternoon a special meeting to address issues associated with Middle Point Landfill opened Murfreesboro City Council's session.
University unveils ongoing plans to upgrade technology.
'Boro police, firefighters make party special for 8-year-old twins.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Randy Garrett is set to leave his position in December after six years with the department and a long tenure with Murfreesboro Police.
At Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, we encourage traditions of giving because we know that without generous donations from our donors, someone will not be fed this holiday season.
The presidential campaign was bitterly divisive and some were threatening to reject the outcome if their favored candidate did not prevail. Rutherford County hosted an extravagant campaign rally for the party with the "non-committed platform."
"The Christmas Schooner" will sail again at Center for the Arts December 2 through 18.
The Tennessee Registry of Election Finance is waiting for a state attorney general opinion before making a decision on a campaign finance complaint filed against Sen. Jim Tracy, a state official said.
After second failed inspection, decertification recommended.
A Rutherford County deputy was forced to spring into action Tuesday in Circuit Court to keep an inmate from attacking a district attorney.
In the face of fear, kindness counts.
It's 'super' now, but wait till it blocks the sun next August!
"We wanted to extend a hand and show everyone we're united," said Rachel Sloan.
Additions to soccer field design and other items from City Council meeting.
The Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra held its 4th annual "Let Freedom Ring" Veterans Day concert on Friday night.
Michael Brown Sr. will deliver an address titled "Chosen for Change" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Student Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.
Attorney Albert Bender, a Cherokee activist from Antioch, Tennessee, will talk about what he has witnessed at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Room N119 of the Cason-Kennedy Nursing Building.
Nonprofit sees first approval of request for 'voluntary annexation' of more than 194 acres.
Republicans rolled to victory in Rutherford County, sweeping state legislative seats.
The plight of foster children grappling with their sexual identity will be the topic of the next "MTSU On the Record" radio program.
'I wish voters had this type of urgency to vote for all elections,' said Farley.
Expanding Your Horizons, or EYH, at MTSU is held for girls and young women from across Middle Tennessee to investigate potential careers in math, science and the other STEM fields; to talk with and listen to women in science and math; and attend math and science workshops and participate in hands-on activities with girls also interested in these fields.
Duck your head, clear the air and get ready to fly Nov. 3-6 with the MTSU Arts production of "Peter Pan," where a full cast and crew will bring the swashbuckling musical fantasy to local audiences in -- and above -- MTSU's Tucker Theatre.
An exploding Death Star, Jedi games and costume contests at the Star Wars-themed event.
Matthew Blomeley has been officially named the new assistant director of the City Planning Department. Blomeley had previously served as principal planner since 2006 and currently serves under Planning Director Gary Whitak
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engine 3 and Rescue 8 are on the scene of a gas leak at Dill Lane.
Consider these projects when planning your commute this week.
Ketron alleges voter fraud remains a problem.
Rutherford County is establishing a community partnership with the 101st Airborne and 3rd Brigade Combat Team to create a base of support as the soldiers embark on another combat mission.
A Texas woman is seeking $5 million in a wrongful death lawsuit claiming her elderly mother died from negligence by local healthcare providers, mainly involving a botched diuretic prescription.
Canadian jazz pianist and composer Gil Evans' music will launch the 2016-17 MTSU Jazz Artist Series Thursday, Oct. 20, with performances featuring MTSU School of Music students, faculty and guest artists.
True Blue players, fans show MTSU spirit on sunny October morning.
University board of trustees appointee Darrell Freeman tells students to think big.
With the already deadly Hurricane Matthew representing the most powerful storm to threaten the Southeast coast in more than a decade, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has created the Hurricane Matthew Disaster Relief Fund to support affected communities, the victims and their ongoing needs.
Kymari House provides a supervised place for parents, children to meet.
Gov. Bill Haslam appointed eight people to serve on a new MTSU board of trustees created through the state's FOCUS Act, which is designed to give six state universities more autonomy as part of Tennessee's Drive to 55 initiative.
The Boro Art Crawl turns one this month. On October 14, the crawl will feature more artists and artwork than ever before in 25 different locations from 6-9 p.m.
She also tells the stories that connect us with each other.
Dozens of MTSU chemistry and pre-professional students in medical fields learned about options and opportunities they can explore with companies and colleges and universities during the Chemistry Career Fair.
It's time to rake and spruce up the yard ahead of winter. Fall Leaf Collection season is scheduled to get underway Monday, Oct. 10, 2016.
Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) and representatives from Thrivent Financial dedicated a brand new Habitat house to the Reese family September 27 as part of the 2016 Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity program.
Or drop in for a tasty bite at new restaurant location in Gateway District.
But Clinton favored on temperament and expected by more to win election.
A Murfreesboro couple is suing a local physician and the Women's Clinic for $15 million, claiming the doctor's failure to treat a patient properly led to Stage IV breast cancer and probable death.
North Highland Avenue Planning Study, Oct. 10 for key planning concepts review; Historic Bottoms Planning Study, Oct. 11 for preliminary concepts review.
Further advancing the state's recent growth in the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN) and Battelle Education announced today a new partnership for the leadership of the Middle Tennessee STEM Innovation Hub.
Overdue fines keeping you from using the public library? Take care of them with canned goods from your pantry!
A decade ago, when her friends were dreaming of getting their drivers' licenses, Alli Wilcox was dreaming of getting her tattoo license.
The 9th Annual Foundation & Fashions will return Thursday, October 13 to Stones River Country Club.
Diane Nash is using her history-changing work for civil rights to advise and encourage those today who want to help America ensure freedom and justice for all.
Nearly 2,700 healthy snack packs assembled
A former U.S. Marine who overcame addiction and incarceration to embark on a college career has a new set of wheels to help him along the way.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam issued Executive Order #56 Friday, waiving federal hours of service requirements for petroleum transporters to prevent any fuel supply disruptions for Tennesseans from the Colonial pipeline leak in Shelby County, Ala.
As local leaders tout a $189.5 million investment here by FedEx, the proposal still must go through Murfreesboro's annexation and rezoning process and a traffic study to determine how to move delivery trucks on congested roads.
The Murfreesboro City Council is currently considering adoption of new regulations in the City Code on food trucks operating within the City limits.
Occasions Events provides venue for banquets, anniversaries and more.
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee is awarding 291 scholarships to students pursuing secondary education at accredited schools throughout the United States.
Internationally acclaimed photographer and "visual storyteller" Steve McCurry's work is the newest exhibit at MTSU's renowned Baldwin Photographic Gallery, open now through Oct. 20.
As she recounted details of the hundreds of first responders who lost their lives saving others as the Twin Towers collapsed in New York 15 years ago, MTSU senior ROTC cadet Sara Crum had to pause as emotion increasingly tightened its grip on her every word.
Local first responders gathered on the Public Square Friday morning with the public to remember their fallen brothers and sisters as well as the many civilians who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the sacrifices of our armed forces.
Healthcare provider to create close to 400 jobs over the next five years.
Fans reminded of MT Blvd construction; some tailgating areas relocated.
Two month 'cooling off period' will allow for assessment of impact on government services.
Murfreesboro Soccer Club recently named Tre Arhagba director of goalkeeping, Matt Manning director of recreational soccer and Jason Finley U9-U12 technical director.
Calling for Gov. Bill Haslam to stop trying to treat Tennessee like a business, United Campus Workers from MTSU rallied outside a Pilot store on the governor's birthday in opposition to a looming plan to outsource state jobs.
Nineteen other faculty members also recognized at Fall Faculty Meeting.
MTSU's military science program ushered in the fall semester with a brief but formal swearing-in ceremony, as 18 newly contracted students took the oath Friday, August 19, on campus after passing their physical training exercise the previous day.
Unique partnership with Music City Roots launches "WMOT-FM/Roots Radio 89.5" on Sept. 2.
Kay Eischeid was "kind of in a trance" as her daughter was sworn in as a General Sessions Court judge.
A former MTSU student who used his education to turn a dog's playtime into a lucrative career will be the guest on the next "MTSU On the Record" radio program.
Sprouts Farmers Market promises shoppers affordable, healthy options, like bountiful produce at bargain prices, and a pleasant shopping experience that rivals high-end grocers.
The tactical tightrope that childbirth educators must walk when trying to help women through pregnancy and labor is the subject of the next "MTSU On the Record" radio program.
The dorm-style apartments already on East Main are "enough."
Hospital to double in size, while PRD reduces density of development.
Ciara Taylor wants to assist doctors and nurses by working in a laboratory, providing diagnostic test results in her future career contribution to patient care.
For the past five years, Family Staffing Solutions has honored Rutherford County residents age 100 or older with a celebration and induction into the Century Club of Rutherford County.
Rutherford County and Sheriff Robert Arnold settled a lawsuit for $137,500 with a former jailer who filed suit in 2014 claiming the sheriff violated her constitutional rights by firing her - even calling her a "cancer" - after she supported another sheriff candidate.
An MTSU alumna can claim that her company's product is the "Pick of Tennessee."
Eight to be inducted during October fundraising ceremony.
National Night Out is an opportunity for residents to meet their neighbors, law enforcement officers, public officials and other community service providers in an informal setting with the goal of increasing communication about crime prevention.
Reclaim Ourselves, a community organization in Murfreesboro dedicated to using arts as vehicle for social change is pleased to announce The Reclaim Showcase, their second annual multi-media art exhibition celebrating survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
Council approves asbestos abatement for MFRD to host event at site.
Council, MED board jointly discuss control of city-owned utility.
Two generous donations of men's ties and women's business suits are replenishing the inventory at MTSU's Raiders' Closet as fall semester approaches.
Harsh winters, asthma drive new owners of clothing outlet south to the 'Boro.
Murfreesboro residents gathered at Patterson Park Community Center for the city's "visioning workshop" to discuss the future of the Highland Corridor.
Tennessee's state dance is deeply social in nature, and with reportedly 836 people promenading around the historic courthouse, July 7 was a dance party of epic proportions.
The 39th annual Uncle Dave Macon Days has come to a close, but relive the fun with snapshots from the festival.
Bloodhound Georgia used her sense of smell to safely locate a missing 83-year-old Cannon County man clinging to two small trees in a dense hilly area Friday off Doolittle Road, a Rutherford County Sheriff's lieutenant said.
Downtown-area property owners, residents, business owners, community leaders, interested stakeholders and the general public are invited to participate in a visioning workshop Monday, July 11 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Patterson Park Community Center, meeting rooms A and B.
Photos on display at Baldwin Gallery throughout summer.
On June 24 Jessica Miranda Campos was killed in a high speed chase on South Church Street in Murfreesboro.
Megan Elise Tudor, a homeschool graduate from Murfreesboro, has been awarded Middle Tennessee State University's most prestigious scholarship, the Buchanan Fellowship.
Reeves-Sain is excited to welcome their newest pharmacist, MTSU and Lipscomb University graduate Taylor Black.
The Tennessee Board of Regents unanimously approved a recommendation Friday to drop Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest's name from MTSU's ROTC building.
Food-truck pretzel business would provide jobs, social skills to those with autism
More than 40 youngsters from across Tennessee spent the entire day June 21 learning about the care of goats.
Folk dance troupes from three different countries arrived in Rutherford County last week to perform in the International Folk Festival.
The annual Blessing of the Bikes offers anyone on wheels the opportunity to have their trike, wheelchair, scooter, moped or other similar transportation blessed while enjoying a free bike wash and learning bicycle safety from MFRD.
One year after an unsolved arson wreaked havoc on the Legal Aid Society's Murfreesboro office, the workspace is in even better shape than before.
Local student athletes showed up to show off at Michigan Head Coach John Harbaugh's satellite football camp in Murfreesboro.
Primarily online, new concentration to launch in fall
Registration has begun for the 20th annual Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science at MTSU, and middle school and high school girls should act early to secure their place.
Mostly, the Murfreesboro City Council decided to wait to decide what to do Thursday night. First, it decided to postpone discussing a proposed 2.5 percent increase in the city's hotel/motel room tax, at least until August - which means the tax increase will not be part of the 2016-17 budget unless it's added back in later.
An MTSU professor whose work on stemming the spread of the Zika virus pandemic has attracted attention from pharmaceutical companies will be the guest on the next "MTSU On the Record" radio program.
In honor of the Tennessee Arts Commission's annual conference taking place in Murfreesboro this year, the Boro Art Crawl will occur for two nights in June.
Twenty-six students are preparing now for the experience of a lifetime thanks to the MTSU Office of Education Abroad, including eight from Rutherford County.
Members of the National Federation of the Blind, MTSU Student Chapter were asked to nominate one of their professors for Educator of the Year.
Middle Tennessee State University senior Collin McDonald of Carthage, Tennessee, left Murfreesboro May 19 to begin a month-long cross-country journey following the path aviation pioneer Cal Rodgers flew more than 100 years ago.
Pact reunites President McPhee with friend from Confucius Institute's founding.
Homer Pittard Campus School is inviting former students, staff members and friends to an upcoming throwback picnic celebration on its grounds.
Despite opposition from higher education and law enforcement officials, MTSU employees with handgun-carry permits will be able to pack weapons on campus under legislation the governor is allowing to become law.
After months of public debate marked by student protests, MTSU President Sidney McPhee is recommending the university drop the name of embattled Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from the Army ROTC building.
$70K gift pushes The Journey Home Project's support to $120K.
Fun, food and fashion await young women eager for the latest strategies to propel them to success.
MTSU students made sure a heavily used local green space was covered in blue over the weekend as dozens volunteered to do their part for this year's BIG Event at Old Fort Park.
With a majority of its members saying MTSU needs to come together over a "polarizing" issue, the Forrest Hall Task Force is recommending a name change for the university's ROTC building.
After three public meetings over five months and more than two hours of debate, the Forrest Hall Task Force hit a wall.
MTSU's Global Studies program is encouraging the community to attend a unique multimedia exhibit in Murfreesboro honoring the cultural diversity in the region through stories of migration.
MTSU is preparing for the governor's FOCUS Act to take effect, a higher education restructuring plan designed to set up local boards of trustees to oversee six state universities.
To help kick-start the upcoming MTSU Alumni Spring Weekend, the colleges of Liberal Arts and Basic and Applied Sciences are inviting people to attend classes, labs and lectures at no cost.
What's in a name? In the early 1960s, Middle Tennessee State College decided to change its name to Middle Tennessee State University.
As the end of the spring 2016 semester draws near, some MTSU students will need help with nourishment to sustain them through their studies and their upcoming final exams in late April and early May.
NASHVILLE-- Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Steel Technologies LLC officials announced today the company will build a new 83,000 square foot facility in Smyrna. Steel Technologies will invest $18 million to build the Smyrna manufacturing facility, the company's second location in Rutherford County, and create 50 new jobs.
Inaugural Capstone Gallery Walk showcases research projects of graduating seniors.
A woman who escaped Nazi terror to become one of the most dynamic forces in Tennessee education will share her story at MTSU.
MTSU is upholding nearly 80 years of student writing tradition by hosting the 2016 Southern Literary Festival March 24-26, which will feature writing workshops, readings and master classes for students, as well as special guests Ann Patchett and Minton Sparks in free public appearances.
An MTSU event bringing high school girls to campus to encourage studies in science, technology, engineering and math will have to wait a year until the university irons out supervision policies for minors, including required background checks.
Thanks to a recent partnership with Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park and Murfreesboro's Middle Tennessee State University, graduate students from the university's Public History Program are getting a unique opportunity to put their education and skills to use.
Partnership endeavor includes Texas A&M, Sam Houston State University
NASHVILLE - State Sen. Bill Ketron is skeptical of $35.8 million in potential savings state officials said they could make by outsourcing building operations, without eliminating state workers or cutting their pay and benefits.
'Antiquated' Blackman, Florence roads need widening, neighbors say
Policy gets first nod to set uniform rates for use of facilities
'It's nearly that time when legislature suspends rules'
Legislation making it more difficult to change the name of MTSU's Forrest Hall or remove Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest's bust from the state Capitol is being sent to the governor for his signature.
It's almost time for midterm exams at MTSU, and students are searching for relief.
Nashville icon Hatch Show Print will exhibit work at MTSU Todd Art Gallery beginning this week.
MTSU's Forrest Hall Task Force is set to hold a forum Feb. 24 at Lane Agri-Park to gather feedback on a potential name change to the university's ROTC building, named for embattled Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest.
Actor and playwright Jaston Williams will finally be his own man on stage at MTSU Tuesday, Feb. 9, after three decades portraying a dozen-plus different -- and memorably deranged -- citizens embroiled in daily life in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas.
Generally approve of state leaders; disapprove of president, U.S. Congress.
The city of Murfreesboro and Project One Four, a David Price Foundation, officially broke ground and launched Miracle Field at SportsCom last week.
State voters also want gun laws left alone, oppose a gas tax increase.
Last Tuesday morning Uncle Dave Macon Days organizers thought a record breaking square dance on the Square would be Wednesday's big announcement. Late that afternoon, they found out they were wrong.
Murfreesboro, it's that time of year again: basketballs are swishing into hoops all across the country, and basketball is catching fire once again in the 'Boro.
Bye, bye, 2015. You were a very good year for Rutherford, according to county and school officials including Mayor Ernest Burgess and Director of Schools Don Odom.
Middle Tennessee State University's Saturday, Jan. 23, classes are canceled because of inclement weather and poor road conditions, MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee said.
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
-- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Advance Auto Parts is set to invest $24.5 million in a La Vergne distribution center and create 200 new jobs in Rutherford County, officials announced.
As Americans make New Year's resolutions to eat healthier meals, MTSU will be planning ways to help them fulfill those resolutions.
Murfreesboro's growing infrastructure a visible indicator of vitality.
Over five years, city budgets $313 mil in capital spending.
MTSU's newest development director is thankful for the "wonderful opportunity" to play a role in educating new media professionals and for the multifaceted media career experience that led her to academia.
The eastbound lanes of I-24 were completely closed Monday afternoon, so commuters coming back to and through Rutherford County from Nashville could tell this wasn't your ordinary weekday afternoon traffic jam. It wasn't road construction or a stalled vehicle on the shoulder.
MTSU is again offering the community a chance to quickly learn a foreign language in just days to kick off the new year.
Campaign encourages a second look at stereotypes.
Following the grand opening of the MTSU Veterans and Military Family Center, the university just received another military-related recognition.
A 15-member committee with a wide range of representatives will start the process Thursday to decide whether MTSU's Forrest Hall should retain the name of the embattled Confederate general.
Middle Tennessee has limited choices for mass transit: light rail on existing train tracks or a monorail system.
The military historian and academic researcher in Dr. Hilary Miller tells her the location of MTSU's new Veterans and Military Family Center truly is special.
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sigma Nu Fraternity's national headquarters announced the suspension of the charter of its Theta Iota Chapter at MTSU, effective immediately, for alcohol misuse and hazing-related incidents.
The public is invited to attend the grand opening of the $329,000 MTSU Veterans and Military Family Center Thursday, Nov. 5, in Keathley University Center, 1524 Military Memorial, in the heart of campus.
Retiring city attorney praised for her skill, dedication.
Music has been one of man's favorite ways to resist or support powerful leaders throughout history, and it's the timely topic of an international conference hosted by MTSU's School of Music Nov. 21-22.
State Sen. Bill Ketron is raising concerns about the potential impact of privatizing operations at Tennessee universities as Gov. Bill Haslam's administration puts together a report delving into cost savings mainly by outsourcing jobs.
The low bid to widen and improve Middle Tennessee Boulevard next to MTSU came in roughly $1 million higher than it did in June, an outcome leaving city officials in search of extra money to fund the project.
The City of Murfreesboro announced today that it has hired Craig Tindall of Phoenix to serve as the new city attorney.
Houston-based Conn's HomePlus is set to build a distribution center in La Vergne, a $17 million investment expected to create 100 jobs, officials announced today.
People who think an MTSU-Vanderbilt football game guarantees a sellout at Floyd Stadium may have to consider the variables, as well as advance sales.
The new MTSU Theatre production of the award-winning "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead" has a sincere message for its audience: Reach out and get to know the person next to you.
The city of La Vergne is hosting a hiring event for local companies and industries on Wednesday, Sept. 23.
Timothy McCoy is bringing new pieces of history to MTSU's renowned Baldwin Photographic Gallery with "The Mark of Time," an exhibition of his work on egg white-and metal-treated papers.
The City Council is set to interview two candidates for the city attorney post, attorneys from Arizona and McMinnville, one with family connections here, after a nationwide search to fill the position.
Personal health issues don't slow down Elizabeth McPhee.
The well-dressed individual knows just how to mix and match separate items of clothing to obtain the best possible look.
Income growth trend saves average home about $252 a year.
Art lovers, be immersed in a new exhibit -- maybe even get a little drunk on the creative splendor surrounding an element of Southern life considered both popular and practical, as well as prohibited.
Leadership Middle Tennessee (LMT) selected 37 leaders from 10 counties' community, nonprofit, academic and business sectors to participate in the 2016 Class of Leadership Middle Tennessee.
MTSU's chapter of United Campus Workers is ready to battle any state proposal to privatize university jobs, a move it believes could affect hundreds of employees and negatively impact the local economy.
Protesters march across MTSU, hear Dr. McPhee's response.
Commission OKs 2 banks, assisted-living site and Honda relocation.
One bright MTSU graduate's pathway to the stars is being paved with a major monetary boost.
City partners with MTSU archaeologists and others to protect site.
Industrial rezoning of Joe B. Jackson site approved with covenant
Schools within the city of Murfreesboro rank among the best in the nation as recently published in the education research website www.Niche.com.
Objections voiced at stakeholders' meeting Tuesday
Kitchen & Bath Manufacturer to Invest $22 Million, Create Approximately 600 New Jobs.
The 30-plus Chinese school children visiting Murfreesboro Saturday as part of an educational and cultural exchange organized by MTSU started with a heavy dose of Tennessee history and local geography.
National athletic retailer Hibbett Sports, Inc. opened its newest store in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
As a business leader and involved citizen in Murfreesboro, Agent Christopher Poplin of the Christopher Poplin Allstate Insurance Agency has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2015.
Murfreesboro and Rutherford County have been gaining on Chattanooga and Hamilton County in population totals for 10 years or so. This past week, during Spring Fling, we passed both and were officially the fourth largest city and county in the state. This will soon be permanent.
The MTSU Office of Admissions is partnering with Olive Branch Church to reach Rutherford County high school juniors and seniors of faith.
Homegrown Michele Kelley quickly has developed a flair for the international experience and studying abroad.
A starting your own business/business plan 1 seminar will be held May 19 from 3-6 p.m. at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.
I had never tasted the delicious delight of a toasted bagel with cream cheese until I went to college
The MTSU baseball team stayed in first place in the Conference USA standings with a three-game weekend sweep over hated rival Western Kentucky, including a 9-2 win on May 3.
The photos and videos splash across MTSUNews.com and in local media every semester when thousands of students take that big walk across the stage inside Murphy Center.
"The Show" is a concert featuring four headlining artists from MTSU, who will perform Sunday, Mary 17 at 8 p.m. at Tempt Night Club in Murfreesboro.
The Center for the Arts presents the musical Bonnie and Clyde May 15-31. Frank Wildhorn's electrifying story of love, adventure and the crimes that captured the attention of the country is fearless in its betrayal of the reckless young lovers.
MURFREESBORO - General Mills is set to invest $250 million for a plant expansion here and create 117 new jobs, officials announced Tuesday.
MTSU again recognized supporters who have made long-term financial commitments to the university during the third annual 1911 Society Luncheon.
The City of Murfreesboro Golf Department has a new man on the links. Jex Wilson was recently appointed as Director of Instruction and Youth Development.
The MTSU football team finished spring practice April 18 with the 2015 Blue-White Spring Game at Floyd Stadium. The offense got a late touchdown to defeat the defense 31-28 in front of an announced crowd of 3,111.
Redeemer Classical Academy has scheduled its second Coffee at the Academy for Saturday, April 25 at 9 a.m. on the campus of the school.
The MTSU women's basketball team continued its historic march through the 2015 WNIT tournament Sunday (March 29) with a first-ever meeting with Temple in the quarterfinals. This has been the furthest the Lady Raiders have advanced in any postseason tournament in school history. However, their season came to a crashing halt with a 69-57 loss at the Murphy Center.
Applications for Porter Flea's summer market are due at midnight on Sunday, March 29.
A lot was on the line as MTSU faced former Sun Belt Conference rival, Arkansas State in the second round of the WNIT March 22 at the Murphy Center. The Lady Raiders were looking to make history with a win. For the first time in school history, MTSU has won multiple games in the same postseason with a 70-60 win over ASU.
The Main Street JazzFest committee has confirmed artists for this year's festival. Taking place May 1-2 on the Square in Murfreesboro, organizers are planning to follow the success of the previous year with a well-rounded music lineup.
The MTSU baseball team opened up the Conference USA portion of the 2015 schedule over the weekend with a series win at Reese Smith Jr Field against UAB. The three-game series dealt with several weather delays, which ended with a doubleheader on Sundayt. The Blue Raiders swept the series with 8-0, 3-0, 3-2 wins over the Blazers.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Sixth-seeded Middle Tennessee upset third-seeded Old Dominion 59-52 in the Conference USA Quarterfinal to advance to its third-straight conference semifinal on Thursday afternoon.
Sterling Organization vertically integrated private equity real estate investment firm headquartered in Palm Beach, Fla., has announced the acquisition of Stones River Mall in Murfreesboro. The asset was purchased via the firm's institutional fund Sterling Value Add Partners II, LP.
The deadline for college scholarship applications for the Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors (MTAR) Scholarship program is quickly approaching.
The MTSU women's basketball team finished off the 2014-15 regular season with a 73-60 win over Florida Atlantic this morning at the Murphy Center. The Lady Raiders head into next week's Conference USA tournament in Birmingham with a final record of 20-8, 14-4.
MURFREESBORO - City Planners recommended rezoning Wednesday night for commercial use that will enable a Sprouts Farmers Market to be constructed as part of a retail development on the Haynes Family farm located along Memorial Boulevard just north of AdamsPlace.
An upscale grocery store proposed for a 15-acre tract on Memorial Boulevard could be The Fresh Market.
MURFREESBORO - Firefighters put out a fire in minutes early this morning when they were called to Silverado Way where smoke was pouring out of the home.
Murfreesboro firefighters put out a vehicle fire at the South Church Street Pilot store Saturday night, then extinguished a potential blaze on Birch Court Sunday morning.
The MTSU softball team is off to its best start since 2004 after going 4-1 last week during the Dot Richardson Classic in Florida.
The rivalry is back between MTSU and WKU. The men's basketball teams celebrated 100 years of hatred today at the Murphy Center. The Blue Raiders made three wins in a row over the Hilltoppers, 68-66 in the team's first meeting in two seasons.
It stands to reason that there is one group of vulnerable Tennesseans we all must band together to protect: our family, friends and neighbors with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The MTSU baseball team returned to the diamond this past weekend as it opened the season with a three-game series at Jacksonville.
For Murfreesboro City Councilwoman and MTSU alumna Madelyn Scales Harris, being among the five honorees at Tuesday's Unity Luncheon at MTSU represented the legacy of a father and mother who instilled in her the desire to serve her community.
The MTSU women's basketball team has been on a roll, which is nothing usual this time of the year.
College football dreams came true Wednesday (Feb. 4) for many gridiron stars as they signed their name on the dotted line and each received a scholarship to play football at the next level.
Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) is pleased to announce they are one of 82 projects across the United States receiving support this year through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm to School Program. MCS received a $40,000 planning grant to increase the use of locally farmed food in school lunchrooms and to better connect school cafeterias and students with local farmers.
In the long and storied history of the MTSU women's basketball program nobody ever finished a game with a triple double until today when senior forward Cheyenne Parker achieved the mark in the team's 74-53 win over UTEP today at the Murphy Center. Parker finished with 18 points, 17 rebounds and 11 blocks.
The awards continue to roll in for Middle Tennessee senior forward Cheyenne Parker following her dominant performances for the Blue Raiders last week.
Celebrate the new year all over again with the official Murfreesboro premiere of a short film created by MTSU students, faculty and alumni.
The national Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has for the fourth consecutive year awarded the City of Murfreesboro with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting.
The MTSU men's basketball team looked to continue its winning ways Saturday (Jan. 24) at home against Charlotte after Thursday's impressive victory over Old Dominion. It was another key Conference USA game as the Blue Raiders came from behind to win 72-69 over the 49ers.
Yonder Mountain String Band is set to perform in Nashville, Tenn. on Jan. 23 at Cannery Ballroom.
Lifelong musician and Morrison Hotel Gallery co-founder Peter Blachley, released his debut record Nevada Sky earlier this month and will be performing songs from Nevada Sky on Sunday, Jan. 18 at the Bluebird Café in Nashville, Tenn.
While you're snug in the family room this week, having a snack and watching the little ones leap around, make a note to join us at MTSU this spring for a plethora of free and low-cost arts opportunities for the whole community.
The MTSU men's basketball team hoped to finish the three-game home stand with another win. The Blue Raiders hosted Florida Atlantic tonight inside the Murphy Center in a key Conference USA matchup and soundly defeated them 83-58 to improve to 9-7, 2-1 on the season.
The road to Birmingham started Sunday for the MTSU men's basketball team as it hosted the team from the city, UAB, in the Conference USA opener for both teams. Both teams came in well-rested and each played tough non-conference schedules to prepare for this moment, but Blue Raiders fell to the Blazers 54-today at Murphy Center.
In its final home game of 2014, the MTSU men's basketball team welcomed an old in-state foe back to the Murphy Center in Tennessee State. The Blue Raiders were looking to sweep the two home games this weekend. MTSU defeated TSU 65-47 today inside the Glass House.
The MTSU women's basketball team returned home for its final home game of 2014 today against UCF. The Lady Raiders were looking to get back on track after two consecutive losses on the road to Kentucky and South Dakota State. MTSU defeated UCF 79-57 today at the Murphy Center.
For the first time since Nov. 25, the MTSU men's basketball team returned to the Murphy Center to renew an in-state rivalry with Chattanooga for the first time since 2005. The Blue Raiders were looking to bounce back after losing at Oklahoma State on Monday night. MTSU defeated 68-58 in the first of two home games this weekend for MTSU.
Christmas will arrive early for Hard Working Americans fans as The First Waltz documentary is set for a screening at Nashville's Acme Feed & Seed on Dec. 20
MURFREESBORO -- The economic outlook of consumers in three Midstate counties continues to rise heading into the Christmas and holiday season, a good sign for area retailers.
Conference USA announced today the five bowl berths to the upcoming postseason, and MTSU football was left out even with a 6-6 record. C-USA champion Marshall will play in the Boca Raton Bowl on Dec. 23, while Rice and Western Kentucky will play on Dec. 24 in the Hawaii and Bahamas Bowl respectively. UTEP will travel to the New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 20, and C-USA West Division champ Louisiana Tech will take part in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Dec. 26.
For the second home game in a row, the MTSU women's basketball team faced a team from the Power Six conferences, this time it was against Xavier from the Big East. The Lady Raiders were hoping for its third win in a row so far this season and they got it with another dominating 90-68 victory today over the Musketeers.
MURFREESBORO - Two Southeast Broad Street residents are suing the city of Murfreesboro and a rehabilitation company claiming the former home of County Attorney Jim Cope was turned into a treatment facility - in violation of the city's zoning ordinance - and will hurt their neighborhood and property values.
The MTSU women's basketball were back in action Wednesday (Dec. 3) after a 10-day layoff against ACC foe Clemson in front of more than 6,000 students from the Murfreesboro City Schools.
In total 11, 307 were in attendance, which is the second largest crowd in women's basketball history at the Murphy Center, and the Lady Raiders blew out the Tigers 69-28 at the Murphy Center.
The MTSU men's basketball finished up its four game home stand to begin the 2014-15 against Big Sky opponent, Northern Arizona as part of the Emerald Coast Classic. The Blue Raiders chop down the Lumberjacks 65-53 tonight inside the Murphy Center.
After last Saturday's thrilling 35-34 come from behind victory over Florida Atlantic, the MTSU football team ends the 2014 regular season at UTEP. The Blue Raiders are hoping to make it two wins in a row heading into the bowl game next month.
Thousands of veterans from all military branches were honored during MTSU's football game against Florida Atlantic.
MTSU junior and former Siegel star fullback Chase Pennycuff is one of the unsung players on football field.
Both the MTSU football and men's basketball teams were in action Saturday in Murfreesboro. The men's basketball team defeated Southern 66-48 at the Murphy Center, while the football team came from behind to defeat Florida Atlantic 35-34 on Senior Day at Floyd Stadium.
After Monday night's impressive win over Miami (Fla.), the MTSU women's basketball team stepped up in competition tonight against SEC foe Arkansas. The Razorbacks took control early and hung on to defeat the Lady Raiders 58-51 at the Murphy Center.
The MTSU men's basketball team season opening home schedule continued tonight at the Murphy Center against an old foe, Murray State. The Blue Raiders were hoping for an improved performance against one of the favorites in the Ohio Valley Conference. However, they did not get it as the Racers (1-1) defeated the Blue Raiders, 68-49.
The MTSU football team hopes to get back on track Saturday with Senior Day against Florida Atlantic at Floyd Stadium. Both teams are in the middle of a losing streak with the Owls dropping three in a row, while the Blue Raiders have lost three out of its last four games.
The MTSU women's basketball team hosted Miami (Fla.) tonight at the Murphy Center. It was the first home game of the season for the Lady Raiders, and they was looking for its first win of the season. They got it thanks to Lady Raider junior guard Brea Edwards three-pointer from the corner with 34 seconds left in the game to break a 48-48 tie and sophomore guard China Dow added two free throws to help them defeat the Hurricanes 53-48.
The MTSU men's basketball team opened up the 2014-15 against Division II foe Ohio Valley tonight at the Murphy Center. The Blue Raiders were looking to bounce back after a disappointing exhibition loss to Martin Methodist on Monday night. It was closer than what people thought it should have been, but MTSU pulled out the victory 77-60.
The Skillery and Etsy are teaming up for Etsy Seller Boot Camp on Thursday, Dec. 4 in Nashville, Tenn.
The MTSU football team is back in action on Saturday at FIU after taking last weekend off. The Blue Raiders are looking to bounce back after a 27-7 loss against BYU on Nov. 1. Three games remain for them as they try to become bowl eligible for the sixth time in nine season under head coach Rick Stockstill.
Both the MTSU men's and women's basketball teams finished off exhibition action tonight at the Murphy Center. The men faced Martin Methodist and lost 76-67 in shocker, while the women hosted UAH winning 75-50. The season starts for real for both teams on Friday night.
The 2014-15 MTSU women's basketball team opened its season with an exhibition game against in-state foe f Martin Methodist (NAIA).
The MTSU football team welcomed national power BYU to Floyd Stadium on a cold Saturday afternoon. The Blue Raiders were back in action after taking last week off, while the Cougars were looking to end a four-game losing streak. BYU (5-4) ended the losing streak by defeating MTSU (5-4) 27-7.
The MTSU football team is back in action this Saturday against national power BYU at Floyd Stadium. Last week, the Blue Raiders had the week off, while the Cougars fell to Boise State. This will be the second ever meeting between the two programs.
The area's beer renaissance has sparked Nashville writer and food and spirits critic Chris Chamberlain to capture a snapshot of the area's rich beer history in his book "Nashville Beer."
The daily lives of Rutherford County's Clark and Christi Powers do not differ too much from that of the everyday person, but their cause is one that is full of meaning and dates back to their childhood and upbringing.
What links one generation to another? Perhaps it is the legacy of faith that links one generation to another.
The MTSU men's basketball team looks to continue its recent success this season
It is homecoming this week for the MTSU football team as it welcomes UAB to Floyd Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Blue Raiders (4-3, 3-1) looks to bounce back after a disappointing 49-21 loss at Marshall last week. While, the Blazers defeated North Texas 56-21 last week to improve to 4-2, 2-1 on the season.
The MTSU football team hits the road this week as it heads to Marshall with first place in the Conference USA Eastern Division on the line. Both teams are coming off key league victories last week to stay perfect in conference play. The Blue Raiders will face one of the top quarterbacks in the nation in Marshall senior Rakeem Cato.
The MTSU football team was looking for its first two-game winning streak of the season today against Southern Miss at Floyd Stadium and they got it with a 37-31 win. With the win, the Blue Raiders stay undefeated in Conference USA and keep its lead in the Eastern Division
The fourth annual Brewsboro Fest has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 11 at The Avenue® Murfreesboro.
Murfreesboro's Eric Hein has been named a National Merit Scholarship finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Program.
The MTSU football team hopes to go 3-0 in Conference USA this Saturday as they welcome Southern Miss to Floyd Stadium. The Blue Raiders are coming off a 41-28 win at Old Dominion last Friday night, while the Golden Eagles fell to Rice, 41-23. This will be USM's first ever appearance to Murfreesboro.
The MTSU women’s soccer team continued its opening weekend of Conference USA action with a home match against UTSA. On Friday night, the Lady Raiders fell to UTEP 1-0 in overtime, and today it fell to UTSA 3-0 at the Dean A. Hayes Soccer Stadium as the scoreless streak continues for the squad.
The MTSU football team looks to bounce back this week against new Conference USA foe, Old Dominion, on Friday night in Norfolk, Va. Last week, the Blue Raiders dropped to 2-2 after losing 36-17 at Memphis, while the Monarchs defeated defending C-USA champion, Rice, 45-42. This will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
The Americana Music Association celebrated 15 years this week as the organization opened with the Honors & Awards show on Sept. 17 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn
Bahamas is no stranger to Music City. Surrounding the latest release, Bahamas is Afie, Toronto’s Afie Jurvanen and company will return to Nashville on Sept. 22 at The High Watt for another engagement.
After an emotional 50-47 win over hated rival Western Kentucky last Saturday night, the focus for the MTSU football team switches to in-state foe, Memphis, this weekend. The teams will meet for the 27th time, and seven out of the last eight years. During the past six meetings between the programs, the Blue Raiders have won five of them.
MTSU’s Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with the Small Business Administration, will conduct a free seminar on “Starting your own Business” on Sept. 18 from 3-6 p.m. at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce located at 3050 Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro.
NASHVILLE — MTSU has provided its expertise and resources to aid the creation of an emergency communications center that the State of Tennessee could use to inform the public and media during a state or local disaster or crisis.
The football game between MTSU and Western Kentucky lived up to the hype. It was the Conference USA opener for both teams, and the Blue Raiders wore black jerseys as part of the Blackout game. It came down to the very end as MTSU defeated WKU Saturday night 50-47 in three overtimes at Floyd Stadium.
The MTSU rivalry with Western Kentucky is back this Saturday after taking a year off because both teams were in different conferences last season. Both teams are trying to bounce back after losses to Big 10 opponents last week. Also, this game is the Conference USA opener for each squad.
If you’re looking for proof of evolution, MTSU’s Science Building could be the final piece of the puzzle.
Grace Summers and Kelsey Brouwer garnered Conference USA weekly honors as announced by the conference office on Tuesday after leading the Blue Raiders to a 1-1-1 record in the second week of action.
The MTSU volleyball team opened up its home portion of the schedule Tuesday night against Southern Illinois. Both teams came into the match looking to get back on the winning track after each had lost on the road.
After an impressive 61-7 victory over Savannah State on Aug. 30 to begin the 2014 season, the MTSU football team hits the road this week against Big 10 foe Minnesota. On a wet night, the Blue Raiders scored at least one touchdown in every part of the game, offense, defense and special teams. However, both the players and coaches know this week will be a tougher test.
The MTSU football team did not let the heavy rain stop them as itrolled over Savannah State 61-7 Saturday night to open the 2014 season at Floyd Stadium. The rain started a few minutes before kickoff and it never let up. Originally, the game was supposed to start at 6 p.m., but it was delayed for 23 minutes because of lighting in the area.
The MTSU football season is finally here as long-time head coach Rick Stockstill previewed this Saturday’s game against Savannah State during the weekly press conference on Monday. The Blue Raiders open up their 100th season of football on Saturday at 6 p.m. atFloyd Stadium against the Tigers from the FCS.
MTSU is back in session this week, so it means all of the fall sports on campus are in back in action.
Sometimes you just have to turn to someone who speaks the language when you’re trying to explain something to the home folks.
Live on the Green’s season opener drew record crowds to Downtown Nashville, Tenn. on Aug. 8.
Thousands of MTSU students are preparing to return to campus for the fall semester. The mix of new freshmen and transfers will join returning students in their quest for academic success.
The MTSU football team enters its second season of Conference USA action trying to improve on last year’s 8-5 (6-2) record.
The unofficial kickoff to the new MTSU football season took place on Sunday Aug. 10 with the annual Fan Day on campus.
Defending Conference USA Champions Middle Tennessee will face a challenging non-conference slate and play 18 league games, as announced by head coach Rick Insell and Director of Athletics Chris Massaro on Wednesday.
The MTSU Blue Raiders hopes to compete for a Conference USA Eastern Division title this season.
The Middle Tennessee men's basketball team released its 2014-15 schedule packed with strong opponents on Wednesday afternoon. The Blue Raiders are slated to face a challenging road schedule with contests against Auburn, Oklahoma State, Belmont and Akron in non-conference action.
The MTSU football team kicked off the 2014 season with its annual preseason press conference on July 30. The Blue Raiders reported for camp on Sunday Aug. 3, and practice begins Monday at 4:20 p.m. They will be looking to compete for a Conference USA title and another bowl berth in the program’s 100th season of football.
The American Music Association has added over 70 new names to their current cast for the upcoming Americanafest.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will host the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Before Hours in partnership with MTSU Athletics on Aug. 21 at 7:30 a.m.
MTSU and Duke have agreed to a home-and-home football series for the 2019 and 2020 seasons as announced by Director of Athletics Chris Massaro. It will mark the first-ever meetings in football between the two schools.
For three years, MTSU’s exercise science experts have worked wonders with people who suffer from incomplete spinal cord injuries. Now the National Institutes of Health is giving them the opportunity to perform a comprehensive study that could change the way health professions treat these patients, who retain some preservation of sensation or motor function at the lowest segment of the spinal cord.
MTSU junior Clinton Knox III more or less stumbled upon an idea that has taken off the past couple of years. While dining at a local restaurant , Knox and friends keenly observed how others their age interacted with themselves and employees of the restaurant, and it was quite disturbing.
Kitten on the Keys is an evening of storytelling interwoven with the musical stylings of Jonny Gowow. It will be performed at Murfreesboro Little Theatre on August 22-23 at 8 p.m.
Claus Thormaehlen, chairman of the Board for FCB Corporation, announces the promotion of Tim Spry to President / CEO of First National Bank of Manchester, Woodbury and Murfreesboro.
The idea for the new Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame was born in a backyard conversation five years ago between longtime journalism associate Hooper Penuel and myself.
Get ready to give some of Rutherford County’s finest young wranglers a hand Thursday, July 31, at the annual “Saddle Up” fundraiser for MTSU’s Ann Campbell Early Learning Center.
MTSU’s Confucius program is building educational relationships to internationalize the university at a minimal cost locally and without giving up control over academics, according to officials.
To support the company’s rapid growth, Verizon Wireless is hiring more than 300 employees in the Nashville area at its Franklin and Murfreesboro call centers as well as retail locations throughout the Nashville area. Positions include retail sales representatives, call center representatives and sales support.
The MTSU Department of Art is pleased to present, “Passport to Happiness,” July 22–August 15, 2014 with an opening reception Monday, July 21, 2014, 5–7 p.m. Experience multimedia artworks and artifacts created in Denmark, Norway, and America that focus on the theme of happiness and showcase why Scandinavians are the happiest people in the world.
When it comes to getting a job or doing business, social media and other forms of electronic communication are a great networking tool, however, there will never be a substitute for communicating face-to-face.
Record-setting former Lady Raider forward Ebony Rowe is no longer in school, but she is still earning awards.
Earlier last week, Conference USA named her Female Athlete of the Year after her performance both on and off the court. It could not have happened to a better player or person.
MTSU’s Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with the Small Business Administration, will conduct a free seminar on “Starting your own Business” on July 10 from 306 p.m. at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce located at 3050 Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro.
Field trips MTSU geosciences students take often provide spectacular and breathtaking views. And as geosciences chair Warner Cribb notes about alumni doing “really cool things” in their various lines of work and jobs “projected to increase by 30 percent in the next seven years,” the future appears rock-solid for current and future students.
Powderpuff is an installation by MTSU and VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University) students showcasing collaborative and individual work intended to bring an element of flamboyance and humor to an often serious space while simultaneously aiming to reinterpret female stereotypes. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery 210 located near the center of campus in Todd Hall.
The next time you visit a national historic site, stop to consider the quality of the exhibits and the way the information is presented to you. You might be learning something from an MTSU student.
MTSU was the presenting sponsor for the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels precision flight team. And about 25 faculty and students worked a display tent about the Aerospace Department that featured two training aircraft. The air show continues Sunday.
Every year, when kids start scurrying around campus with their ever-present badges and lanyards, I’m thrilled at the prospect of another Governor’s School for the Arts at MTSU.
MT athletics has unveiled #TRUE as its marketing theme for next season, a more consistent and distinctive advertising concept that will be used by all 17 teams and also connects to the University’s ongoing “I am True Blue” brand.
The Americana Music Association has detailed plans for its 15th Annual Festival and Conference.
It doesn’t take long to recognize how passionate Nancy Stubblefield is about helping young people figure out what they want to do with their lives.
McKyla Carter, just 9, liked all the learning so much at the recent Camp PRiSM that it “made me upgrade what I think about what I want to do in life.”
Some of the top collegiate and high school baseball players accomplished a life-long dream during the recent 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.
MTSU is well-known for having one of the top Electronic Media Communication programs in the nation, especially when covering sports.
The Leadership Middle Tennessee board of directors announce that Patricia (Patti) James has been selected as the new executive director of the regional leadership program.
The City Hall Art Committee invites the public to the closing reception of its annual Murfreesboro Art League Exhibit at the Rotunda of City Hall this Thursday, June 12, 2014, 4:30-6 p.m.
If you think your teenagers are restless when school is not in session, try keeping youngsters ages 3 to 5 occupied.
MTSU’s Child Development Center intends to do just that with two inaugural camps this summer. Camp Read-a-Lot is scheduled for June 16-20, and Camp STEM is slated for July 21-25.
Pride shows in inmate Ivan Porto’s expression when he describes the yellow crook-necked squash he’s growing at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s Garden of Hope.
You’ll find summer session classes for thousands of students; summer camps, both for young athletes and learners, and pure fun camps as parents and their children await the start of school in August. There’s the Governor’s School for the Arts, celebrating its 30th year on campus, bringing talented high school upperclassmen from across Tennessee to our campus.
With the 2013-14 athletic year concluded, Massaro likes what he sees, especially coming out of the program’s first year in Conference USA.
Officials of First National Bank Manchester announce the addition of three local businesspersons to its Murfreesboro Advisory Board.
Rutherford County Clerk Lisa Duke Crowell wants to remind county business owners of a critical change in the business tax license renewal process --- the renewals must be filed online.
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, has partnered with Operation Stand Down Nashville and drawn on its Volunteer Lawyer Program to ensure at-risk veterans are receiving the resources they need.
While football star Jimmy Staten anxiously awaited news from the NFL Draft, another MTSU athlete was already entering the record books on the golf course. Jared Brentz successfully defended his 2013 Mesquite NV ParaLong Drive National Championship May 9, blasting a 409-yard drive off the tee in the final round.
MTSU’s first athletic season in Conference USA met with mixed results, but for the most part the Blue Raiders were more than competitive. The Blue Raider football team went 8-5 overall and 6-2 in conference play and earned another bowl berth. Expectations should be high next season.
MTSU Business and Economic Research Center issues latest data
As announced by Conference USA today, four Middle Tennessee football games in 2014 have been selected for national television as part of the league package.
Officials of First National Bank Manchester announce the addition of three local businesspersons to its Murfreesboro Advisory Board. New board members are Virginia Howell of Service Insurance Group, Ajay Agnihotri with Agni Group and Scott Walker of WGNS Radio.
Beginning next academic year, the service that makes sure MTSU students look their best when interviewing for jobs will have a permanent location.
Raiders’ Closet, the collection of donated gently used professional attire, will move into the former testing center next to the Career Development Center on the third floor of the Keathley University Center.
Whether you play guitar or simply love to hear one being played, MTSU is offering a wonderful opportunity May 29-31 to hear some of the world’s finest guitarists, including one of our acclaimed music alumni, alongside some of America’s best young musicians.
MTSU chemistry professor Judith Iriarte-Gross found herself “totally surprised” when her name was announced as the inaugural recipient of the ATHENA International Leadership Award.
The time once again is at hand for Nashville’s premier, modern handmade market, Porter Flea. Taking place June 6-7, the market returns to the Track One building in Nashville for a consecutive time.
MTSU will host its 21st annual Strength and Speed camp for all athletes ages 10 through 18 this summer.
The camp occurs every Tuesday and Thursday in the months of June and July, except for the week of July 4. Fees are $25 dollars and can be paid in advance or during the first day.
The MTSU women’s basketball program will host three team camps on June 4-6, June 16-18 and June 18-20.
Cost per team is $150. Cost for players who commute is $50, cost for players who commute plus meals is $110 and cost for overnight campers is $185.
The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball program and head coach Kermit Davis added Wesleyan Christian Academy point guard JaQuel Richmond to the 2014-15 recruiting class as announced Wednesday morning.
Freshman Samantha Gotcher of the MTSU women’s golf team qualified Tuesday afternoon for the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open, becoming the second Blue Raider in program history to qualify for the tournament.
Three MTSU baseball players garnered First Team All-Conference USA accolades, as announced by the league office last week. Outfielder Jared Allen, pitcher Zac Curtis and first baseman Trent Miller were selected first team all-league as voted on by the coaches, media and sports information directors.
High school students from across Tennessee and other states are invited to attend the Summer Preview Day, which will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7, in the Student Union on the Middle Tennessee State University campus.
More than 700 visitors —prospective students and their parents and family members — have registered to attend the preview day, said Rob Patterson, assistant director of undergraduate recruitment.
A seminar aimed at giving aspiring entrepreneurs insight on what a business plan is, why it is important, and what the major sections of the plan are will be held at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce on May 28 from 3-6 p.m.
MTSU’s renewed focus on student success was on perfect display recently as I sat in on the Institute of Leadership Excellence, a week long program of the University Honors College held in the Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building on the MTSU campus.
Christiana Elementary and Middle schools sent 24 students in third to six grade to compete in the Seventh Annual Science Olympiad Tournament hosted by MTSU’s Dr. Pat Patterson at John Pittard Elementary School May 3.
Spring Fling starts Monday May 19 at 9 a.m. at the Dean Hayes Track and Field Complex at MTSU.
Once again, the MTSU athletic department showed it puts the student in student-athlete as all 17 sports on campus passed the multi-year Academic Progress Rate for the fifth consecutive year.
Small business owners are invited to learn what options are available for themselves, their families and their businesses under the Affordable Health Care Act at seminar in Columbia on May 20.
MTSU’s Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with the Small Business Administration, will conduct a free seminar on “Starting your own Business” on May 22, 2014, from 3-6 p.m. at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce located at 3050 Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro.
MTSU’s baseball team moved one step closer to advancing to the Conference USA tournament with a 6-2 victory over Marshall Thursday night.
All MTSU needs to do is win one more game, or Florida Atlantic lose one, and the Blue Raiders finish in the top eight, which clinches them a spot.
Monday, May 12, at MTSU's Todd Art Gallery will offer area art lovers a veritable garden of delights as a trio of special exhibits — including two national student competitions — open to the public through month’s end.
Young people are fascinated by virtually anything airplanes. So one of the takeaways from the recent MTSU and Tennessee Wing of the Civil Air Patrol educational partnership signing is the summer camp opportunities for CAP cadets and other middle and high school students.
The MTSU men’s golf team is back in the NCAA Tournament after missing last year’s event. It is the sixth trip in seven years for the program.
MTSU psychology professors Catherine Crooks and Stuart Bernstein accept an $8,000 check from Dollar General Literacy Foundation at the Nashville Public Library May 7. The money will fund the creation of the Collaborative Learning and Leadership Institute at Mitchell-Neilson Elementary School.
Main Street's JazzFest kicked off on the Square in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on May 2 and ran through May 3.
Nancy Jones, the widow of country music icon George Jones, announced The George Jones Scholarship Fund at Middle Tennessee State University, which has become a living memorial to the late singer, has raised in excess of $171,000.
For the sixth time in the last seven years, Middle Tennessee's men's golf program is headed to the postseason. The Blue Raiders earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Regionals as announced on The Golf Channel Monday morning.
Every year during the first full week of May, Goodwill agencies across the United States and Canada celebrate the power of work through local events and promotions.
Men’s golfer Brett Patterson and women’s basketball star Ebony Rowe were the big winners at the third annual Raiders Choice Awards.
Representatives of Uncle Dave Macon Days have announced the festival’s 2014 Trailblazer and Heritage Award winners.
With a new album set for release on May 6, Watson is also in the middle of a tour that will form a trifecta of appearances in Nashville, Tenn.
In addition to the outdoor stages piping out jazzy sounds on the Murfreesboro Public Square, some other downtown Murfreesboro venues will join in the fun as part of the Jazz After Dark program.
MTSU’s Student Union Parliamentary Room has served as a window into the university’s future recently as MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee has hosted a series of campus town hall meetings to share more information about the university’s Quest for Student Success initiative.
The MTSU baseball team stayed in the Conference USA race with a series wins over Old Dominion this weekend. The Blue Raiders won the first two games of the series, 1-0, 11-8 on Friday and Saturday evening. The series concluded on Sunday with ODU winning 4-3 in seven innings, because of a curfew and anticipated rain in the area.
Missouri born singer-songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff is set for a date at Nashville’s Bluebird Café on April 30.
More than 750 schoolchildren enjoyed the wow factor Tuesday, April 15, and could’ve cared less that it was tax day for their mom’s and dad’s. They were enjoying a field trip to MTSU’s Tennessee Livestock Center for the first of what organizers anticipate will be many Agricultural Education Spring Flings.
Three MTSU student-athletes were tabbed 2014 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars last week, as announced by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine.
The MTSU men’s golf heads into its first ever Conference USA tournament on April 27 in Edmond, Okla. on a small downswing.
The MTSU football team finished up spring practice with the annual Blue-White Spring Game on April 19 at the Dean A. Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium.
The game was held at the location because Floyd Stadium was having new field turf installed inside the football field. It was a offense versus defense showdown, the defense winning 44-27.
Utah’s Desert Noises are on deck for a show at The Basement in Nashville, Tenn. on April 17.
The Nashville AA baseball Nashville Vols played their last game in 1965. You would have to be in your mid 50s to remember a game with any clarity, which also means that very few of you ever went the few blocks behind the State Capitol to Sulphur Dell where baseball had been played just about every year since the Civil War.
MTSU sophomore and former Siegel star Madison Denton always wanted to stay at home and play collegiate golf for the Lady Raiders for as long as she could remember.
MTSU’s College of Mass Communication and the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival have entered into a partnership that will help students better understand the dynamics of one of the world’s most successful entertainment events.
Journeys in Community Living will hold its celebration on April 24, with MTSU men’s basketball coach Kermit Davis serving as guest speaker.
Starting today, history will be made at the 2014 Women’s Final Four for many reasons. For the first time in the event’s existence, Nashville is the host city for this year’s tournament.
The MTSU Police Department will be conducting a free RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) class beginning April 8 for all interested female MTSU students, faculty and staff as well as the general public.
The Fashion and Design Students (FaDS) of MTSU will be hosting its third annual MT Fashion Week April 8- April 11.
All events except the Machines of Motion fashion runway show are free to the public.
Journeys in Community Living will hold its celebration on April 24, with MTSU men’s basketball coach Kermit Davis serving as guest speaker.
RutherfordCABLE will feature Dr. David J. Urban, Dean of the Jennings A. Jones College of Business, at its upcoming breakfast meeting on Tuesday, April 8, from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. at Stones River Country Club. Urban’s message is titled “The Entrepreneurial Spirit”.
Middle Tennessee women's basketball head coach Rick Insell announced that assistant coach Alysha Clark will not return for the 2014-15 season. Clark, whose contract ends on April 22, will return to the WNBA's Seattle Storm.
"Alysha has been a valuable asset to our program as a student-athlete and most recently as a coach," said Insell. "She has made the decision to focus on her professional career. I have no doubts that she will return to coaching once her pro career is complete. I thank Alysha for her outstanding work this past season as our assistant coach."
Senior Shawn Jones of the Middle Tennessee men's basketball team (24-9, 13-3 C-USA) will participate in the 2014 Reese's Division I College All-Star Game as announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Tuesday morning.
The 2013-14 season for the MTSU women's basketball team came to an end on March 23 with a 55-36 loss in the first round of the 2014 Women's NCAA Tournament to Oregon State.
It is almost April, and it means the Major League Baseball season is right around the corner.
After making the rounds speaking with representatives from companies ranging from the Hershey Co. to Walgreens to PepsiCo, MTSU senior Tyler Baker was pleased with his visit to the Business Exchange for Student Talent, or BEST, career fair inside the Student Union Ballroom.
Coconut Bay Café celebrated its 15th year in business on Tuesday night, and at the same time, took advantage of an opportunity to give back to the community.
The MTSU baseball team took the three-game series from No. 10 ranked Rice Sunday with an 8-5 win at Reese Smith Jr. Field. It was the Blue Raiders fourth win out of its last five games, and second Conference USA series win this season.
After an impressive 3-2 win on Friday over No. 10 ranked Rice, the MTSU baseball team was hoping for its third win in a row on Saturday against the Owls. However, the Blue Raiders made too many errors and only had three hits to fall 8-0 to the Owls Saturday at Reese Smith Jr. Field.
Steinway Artist Heather Conner will present a free public piano concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.
Porter Flea, Nashville's modern handmade market, is currently accepting applications for vendors for their summer market.
Middle Tennessee's Ebony Rowe garnered her third WBCA All-Region 4 honor, as announced by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) on Tuesday. Rowe is now a finalist for WBCA All-America.
The Southern Soul Assembly, composed of members Luther Dickinson, Marc Broussard, JJ Grey and Anders Osborne, plotted a stop in Nashville, Tenn. on March 20 at War Memorial Auditorium.
Three-pointers and stingy defense carried No. 9-seed Oregon State past No. 8-seed Middle Tennessee, 55-36, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday at the University of Washington.
Trust without Borders is an exhibition showcasing the works of several painting students including Carmen Elkins, Shelbi Swayze, Chelsea Driver, and Morgan Rotenberry.
The Tennessee VSA Young Soloist competition will take to the stage On Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. at the MTSU Hinton Music Hall of the Wright School of Music.
The MTSU men's basketball team played one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the nation, and it clinched a share of the Conference USA title in its first year in the league.
Business owners who have a relationship with a business banker have the benefit of an experienced partner to help them meet their business objectives.
The previous year was an advantageous one for Rutherford County and 2014 looks to be one with much promise as well.
When it comes to jobs, Rutherford County saw over 2,300 new jobs created and $283 million in capital investments were made by the relocation or expansion of companies operating in the county.
MTSU senior guard Tweety Knight was named to the Conference USA All-Defensive Team as announced by the league office last week.
A pair of MTSU players racked up more accolades, as announced by Conference USA last week. Senior Ebony Rowe was tabbed the C-USA Player of the Year, while Olivia Jones earned Freshman of the Year honors. The Player of the Year honor is the first for Rowe in her four-year collegiate career.
EL PASO, Texas - Conference USA Player of the Year Ebony Rowe posted a double-double with game highs of 29 points and 15 rebounds as top-seeded and No. 20/22 ranked MTSU defeated No. 8 seed UAB, 69-59, in the 2014 C-USA Championship quarterfinals on Thursday morning at UTEP's Memorial Gym.
The Blazers trailed by as many as six in the second half and rallied to tie the score at 50-all on a layup by Khoria Newman with 7:32 left in the contest. On the ensuing possession, however, Blue Raiders' forward KeKe Stewart buried a 3-pointer from the left wing to give Middle Tennessee the lead for good.
EL PASO, Texas - Senior Shawn Jones of the MTSU men's basketball team (23-8, 13-3 C-USA) was named the 2013-14 Conference USA Player of the Year as announced by the league office Wednesday.
This marks the first time in school history the Blue Raiders have swept conference player of the year honors for both the men's and women's teams as Ebony Rowe was named C-USA Women's Basketball Player of the Year earlier this week.
Senior Tweety Knight of the Middle Tennessee men's basketball team (23-8, 13-3 C-USA) was named to the Conference USA All-Defensive Team as announced by the league office Tuesday morning.
The MTSU baseball team (5-10) had its five game winning streak against Tennessee snapped tonight as they lost 2-0 in front of a near sellout crowd at Reese Smith Jr. Field. It was the first time since May 10, 2011, which the Blue Raiders had lost to the Volunteers (15-1).
Senior Shawn Jones of the Middle Tennessee men's basketball team (23-8, 13-3 C-USA) was named to the All-Conference USA First Team as announced by the league office Monday morning.
The MTSU softball team opened up Conference USA play this weekend against long time league rival, North Texas, but it was swept during all three games. It was the first ever C-USA games in program history after moving from the Sun Belt. However, the Lady Raiders have now lost eight games in a row this season after dropping Sunday’s game 11-5 to the Mean Green.
The MTSU baseball closed out an eight game home stand against one of the top teams in the nation tonight at Reese Smith Jr Field. The Blue Raiders fell to No. 6 ranked Vanderbilt 4-3 to drop to 4-7 on the season, while the Commodores improved to 12-2.
The top two commanders of the Civil Air Patrol’s Tennessee Wing toured MTSU’s flight and air traffic control simulators Friday as part of a fact-finding mission that could result in an aerospace education partnership to benefit area youth.
The Blue Raider Athletic Association will be sponsoring a bus trip for the MTSU men’s basketball game at UAB on Thursday, March 6. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.
Oklahoma native Parker Millsap is on pace to visit Music City this week with a string of shows that will place him in front of audiences at Music City Roots, The Bluebird and The Basement.
We'll probably need to update it only two or three more times before winter’s over — fingers crossed — but the MTSU weather page at MTSUNews.com seems to have become one of the busiest websites on campus.
Today was a special day for 13 seniors on both the MTSU men’s and women’s basketball team as it said goodbye to the Murphy Center in winning fashion.
Legendary Middle Tennessee track coach Dean Hayes headlined a group of Blue Raiders honored on Thursday night at the 16th Annual Pepsi Celebration of Champions.
Shovels & Rope blazed through Nashville on Wednesday, Feb. 26 to a sold-out crowd at Cannery Ballroom. Joining them in this effort were New Orleans based folk outfit Hurray for the Riff Raff.
MTSU's Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with the Small Business Administration, will conduct a free seminar on “Starting your own Business” on March 5 from 3-6 p.m.
Show your Blue Raider pride on Saturday, March 1, with a great deal to see three MTSU athletic contests for the price of one.
A “Voice from the Movement.” Dr. Cleveland Sellers is that indeed. As I recently listened to this scholar, author, activist and college president recount his experiences during the height of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, I was touched by the gravity of his words.
The MTSU women’s basketball team survives 48-46 against Conference USA rival Charlotte as it came from behind to win its fifth straight game of the season Saturday afternoon at the Murphy Center.
The MTSU baseball team started off its home portion of the 2014 schedule with a 9-5 loss against former Ohio Valley Conference rival Tennessee Tech on Tuesday afternoon at Reese Smith Jr. Field.
Team Music City, an interdisciplinary group from Vanderbilt University, MTSU and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville, has been selected to compete in the Solar Decathlon 2015, a U.S. Department of Energy event that challenges students to design and build a functioning, energy-efficient, solar-powered house.
The MTSU women’s basketball team made it four wins in a row with a 75-36 victory over Marshall tonight at the Murphy Center. With the win, the Lady Raiders stay in first place in the Conference USA standings.
The MTSU baseball team started off its home portion of the 2014 schedule with a 9-5 loss against former Ohio Valley Conference rival, Tennessee Tech Tuesday afternoon at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The Blue Raiders opened up an eight-game home stand against the OVC favorites, Golden Eagles.
With many accolades under the belt now, Shovels & Rope are scheduled to perform with up and coming band, Hurray for the Riff Raff, at Cannery Ballroom on Feb. 26 in Nashville, Tenn. as part of their headlining tour.
MTSU alumnus and author Michael McDonald knows of struggle. He battled cancer as an adult and the mean streets of Buffalo, N.Y., as a child, leaning on his deep faith to lead and guide him all along the way.
On a day in which the MTSU basketball program honored it legends, it was a legendary performance by this season’s Blue Raiders as it knocked off Southern Mississippi 81-64 on Saturday afternoon at the Murphy Center. It was a matchup between two of the top teams in Conference USA. The Blue Raiders extended its winning streak to seven in a row.
The Food Mart across from Bell Jewelers was hit by an unknown culprit who may have been caught on tape, according to a recently filed report. It was the fifth business broken into in the past week and a half in Murfreesboro.
Augustines are back on the playing field with a new album titled Augustines, and are scheduled to perform at The High Watt in Nashville, Tenn. on Feb. 23.
The MTSU baseball team wants to put the disappointing ending to the 2013 season in the past and get back to competing for a conference title and NCAA tournament berth this season.
The efforts of an MTSU alumnus to help veterans struggling with the aftermath of combat have been highlighted by one of the nation’s top television newsmagazine programs.
On Sunday, Feb. 23, the Middle Tennessee State University Concert Chorale and Middle Tennessee Choral Society will present "Echoes from a Cathedral" at MTSU.
Reflections on the sacrifices that made America a more inclusive society form the focal point of this year’s Black History Month celebration at MTSU.
New Beginning Coaching Services announced this week that Jason B. Bour has been picked to speak at the Tennessee Department of Education’s Partners in Education Conference at the Opryland Hotel and Conference later this month.
Question: Can you identify the best player on your team and are they always the “heart and soul” of your team? The answer is ... maybe.
The MTSU baseball team has a lot of tradition, but 2014 will start a new one as the Blue Raiders compete in Conference USA for the first time.
Losing is never a good thing, but in some instances a loss can serve as a wake-up call and go along way in terms of a team coming together.
The MTSU men's basketball team, which sits at 15-7 overall and 5-2 going into tonight's Conference USA road game at FAU, just might be an example of the aforementioned.
Authors Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse will visit Linebaugh Public Library for a lecture and signing of their newly released book, “All Things Hidden,” on Monday, Feb. 10.
Veteran law enforcement officer Dale Armour announced Tuesday he has decided to enter the race for Rutherford County sheriff as an independent candidate.
Future business leaders will test their mettle against their peers in a competition at Middle Tennessee State University this week.
An unidentified suspect allegedly snatched a purse from a woman Monday as she was walking in the parking lot of Raider’s Ridge Apartments -- all while a group of men stood by and watched the incident unfold.
The forecast calls for “An Oriental Monsoon” at Middle Tennessee State University as a powerful, swirling display of light and sound heads for residents.
Two soldiers from the Tennessee Army National Guard’s 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment were each recently selected as Warrior of the Year.
The Tennessee Valley Winds will perform a free concert under the direction of composer Robert Sheldon on Thursday, Feb. 6, at Middle Tennessee State University.
Fifth Third Bank has promoted Ryan Walsh to assistant vice president and retail regional manager, company officials announced Tuesday.
Brentwood Services Administrators Inc. recently promoted Amber Johnson, of Murfreesboro, to the position of claims examiner, according to a press release.
Middle Tennessee women's basketball moved up four spots to No. 21 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll released on Monday.
Murfreesboro authorities are investigating a serious injury vehicle crash that occurred at about 6 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Memorial Boulevard and Heritage Park Drive.
Firefighters are hoping their efforts will lead to the recovery of a Jack Russell terrier who was critically injured Sunday in a car crash on Franklin Road.
Forty-eight years ago, America tuned in to a football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs. It was Super Bowl I.
This was a banner week for the MTSU women’s basketball team.
Two high-producing mortgage loan officers have been promoted to vice president by First National Bank of McMinnville, company President Pieter van Vurren recently announced.
Former Puerto Rican political prisoner Ricardo Jimenez will share his story Monday, Feb. 3, at Middle Tennessee State University.
Tonight was a special night for the MTSU men’s basketball team.
AAA is holding a career fair next week in an effort to hire more than 100 people to fill roadside assistance customer advocate positions for its brand new customer interaction center.
Police have released the names of two men who were killed Wednesday night in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Old Fort Parkway.
MTSU men’s golf coach Whit Turnbow is good people.
Two Rutherford County high school rivals faced off on the hardwood last week when Oakland and Blackman met in another key District 7-AAA game.
Nearly $500 worth of tools and lawn equipment was reportedly stolen early Monday from a shed behind a Sherrill Boulevard residence in the Meadow Green subdivision.
Four decades ago, Rutherford County was going through several changes within the area.
An agreement between the Middle Tennessee State University aerospace department and ExpressJet Airlines recently paid dividends when six university flight instructors were hired after all completed the same-day interview process.
Men found dead in Wal-Mart parking lot
MTSU's Ebony Rowe earned first team Capital One Academic All-District honors as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday.
The Middle Tennessee baseball team will play at Southern Miss in a nationally-televised game on FOX Sports 1, Sunday, April 6, at 1:30 p.m. in Hattiesburg, Miss.
President pushes for expanding programs during Nashville speech
District Attorney General Bill Whitesell is working with law enforcement officers, school principals and guidance counselors to combat school violence by identifying warning signs among teens, as part of a new initiative that is being launched statewide.
The Middle School Basketball Tournament got underway at Blackman Middle on Saturday with six games, three of which were won by the lower seeded teams.
Years ago, older and wiser friends and family advised us to travel while we still can, and not wait until it became too difficult because of age and ailments.
Tennessee Oncology has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program as a practice committed to delivering the highest quality in cancer care, company officials announced Tuesday.
Louis F. Caputo has been named chief executive officer of TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, company officials announced Friday.
Rick LaLance announced Thursday he has decided to run for a Murfreesboro City Council seat.
McDonald’s restaurants in Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky raised more than $76,000 on Monday for the Nashville Ronald McDonald House by donating all proceeds from 79-cent cheeseburger sales, company
With the midstate facing bitterly cold temperatures, MTEMC officials reminding members to take precautions to keep their homes warm while minimizing the impact on their electric bills.
Although women’s basketball has continued to grow the past decade, it hasn’t always been the most popular sport in terms of being followed by men.
After listening to Middle Tennessee State University student Verinique Bailey, of La Vergne, share the story of why and how she started the “I Am Me” organization on campus, even I was ready to join.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced its 2014 board officers and members.
Nick Roerig and Gordon Shaffer, the owners of the Two Men And A Truck franchise are opening a new office in Murfreesboro, according to a recent announcement.
Lady Raiders ranked in the Top 25 for the first time since 2009, and Southern Miss game has been postponed because of weather
Authorities are asking the public for help in identifying two men wanted in connection with a felony theft at Wal-Mart.
The Tennessee Professional Training Institute grand opening will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5, company officials recently announced.
The city may be rapidly growing, but when it comes to businesses there are many that are still owned by individuals from right here in town.
Crews have started preliminary construction work for the new bridge overpass at the Memorial Boulevard and Northwest Broad Street intersection.
Oakland High School senior Brooklyn Goolesby addressed her peers and an attentive crowd at the annul Boys and Girls Clubs of Rutherford County Youth of the Year luncheon on Saturday.
Lady Raider senior forward Ebony Rowe became MTSU’s all-time leading scorer with 2,158 points Saturday at the Murphy Center.
The top bowlers in the state came to the Smyrna Bowling Center on Thursday and Friday for the 2014 TSSAA State Bowling Championship.
Bill Kennedy, a former Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office employee, recently announced his candidacy for sheriff.
The Blackman-Oakland boys basketball game slated for Friday, Jan. 24, at Blackman will be televised live on MyTV30 at 8 p.m. as part of its High School Hoops broadcasts.
The overall crime rate in Murfreesboro continued to improve in 2013, falling by a solid 2 percent due to a reduction in violent offenses, according to new data released by city officials.
Service providers have expended great sums of money on Internet infrastructure, so should they not be allowed to set whatever rates they want, with more favorable rates going to the largest users?
In the 40 years that the Murphy Center has been open, both the MTSU men's and women's teams have enjoyed a lot of success inside the “Glass House.”
What chance do a bunch of cowboys have against a group of mixed martial arts fighters and body builders?
Dr. Marcus A. Owen has joined the rheumatology department at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic, company officials announced Tuesday.
Bob Gerard has been named the new Rutherford County executive for the Tennessee affiliate of Fifth Third Bank, company officials announced Friday.
Bed, Bath and Beyond has relocated to The Avenue Murfreesboro from its longtime location in The Oaks shopping center off North Thompson Lane.
The lush island nation often called “the crossroads of the Pacific” is the destination for a new faculty-led Middle Tennessee State University study abroad excursion.
Central Magnet School will play host to the third annual Super Trivia Bowl and auction on Saturday, Jan. 25.
A fire hydrant purchased by neighbors helped firefighters with the Rutherford County Fire Rescue Department combat a blaze inside a detached garage Wednesday on Orchard Park Drive, said Fire Chief Larry Farley.
We have watched Hyundai with great interest since the Korean company started selling cars in the U.S. in 1986, but we’ve been especially fascinated the last few years as it went from being the butt of jokes to being an industry leader.
The Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors has begun its annual scholarship awards process for fall 2014.
Read To Succeed will be hosting a volunteer training on Tuesday, Jan. 28, for residents interested in helping with literacy programs and special events throughout the coming months.
Fifth Third Bank recently announced the promotion of two affiliate leaders to the roles of area sales managers for the Tennessee mortgage division.
Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold has announced he will seek re-election during the Republican Party primary slated for May.
Amazon.com Inc. is actively hiring for more than 500 full-time positions with benefits starting at its fulfillment center in Murfreesboro, company officials recently announced.
Law enforcement officials are still trying to determine the identity of the male suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that left two men injured Saturday at University Ridge Apartments.
From now until Saturday, Jan. 25, be sure to visit Publix in support of the Special Olympics.
The Murfreesboro City Council recently adopted a new building and fire codes to insure the continued health and safety of residents.
Students drawn to banners in support of university campaign
The MTSU men’s basketball team will test its mettle this week as it hits the road for the first time in Conference USA play.
Out Front On Main Inc. will present “Evil Dead: The Musical” beginning Thursday, Jan. 23.
Detectives are continuing their investigation into whether a Florida woman was raped while attending a New Year’s Eve party in the 1300 block of North Rutherford Boulevard.
The Progressive Insurance Nashville Boat and Sportshow for recreational boaters, fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts is preparing to launch in its new home – the Music City Center – from Thursday, Jan. 23, through Sunday, Jan. 26.
Bowling is a family affair for the Shattucks, and Oakland High senior standout Jackie Shattuck recently qualified for this week’s 2014 TSSAA Girls State Bowling Tournament at the Smyrna Bowling Center.
Sherrill Pest Control has been recognized by Pest Control Technology, a national trade publication for the industry.
Officials with the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority have formed a new partnership for the award-winning Arts at the Airport program.
Todd Art Gallery is kicking off the spring 2014 semester Tuesday, Jan. 21, with a fresh new exhibit entitled “Shoebox: An International Sculpture Exhibition” and an awards reception for the participating international artists.
Internationally recognized flute artist Ai Goldsmith will collaborate with two faculty members in the School of Music at Middle Tennessee State University during a free public concert on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Jeff Jordan announced Thursday that he will not seek a third term on the Rutherford County Commission.
A year from now, Middle Tennessee State University will enter its next era in the world of science, all because of a new building.
The Murfreesboro Basketball League tipped off its 2014 season last weekend.
The games are coming faster and faster as area teams get ready for the district tournament at Siegel High School.
All charges against a retired accountant accused of mismanaging nearly $1 million in retirement funds have been dismissed following the death of the alleged victim in the case.
MTSU started a new home winning streak as it bounced back from Thursday’s loss with an 80-56 win over UTSA tonight at the Murphy Center.
An early morning fire displaced three residents Saturday from their apartment in Northfield Commons, located at 2325 Willowbrook Drive.
The Rutherford County Retired Teachers Association is hosting a pre-retirment seminar for educators on Thursday, Jan. 23, at North Boulevard Church of Christ.
Authorities have identified the victim murdered Thursday by a man who allegedly killed himself moments after shooting her to death inside a Village Lake Drive residence.
Collier Smith announced Tuesday that she is seeking to retain her seat on the Murfreesboro City Schools Board of Education in the April elections.
Small-business owner Doug Young announced Tuesday that he will seek re-election to the Murfreesboro City Council.
Authorities are continuing their investigation into a recent string of car burglaries in the Spring Lake subdivision, located off Florence Road near the Blackman community.
It’s very rare to win a college basketball game when your opponent out rebounds you and shoots 60 percent from the field in your own gym.
His real name is Trantell Knight, but everyone within the Blue Raider men's basketball program refers to him as “Tweety.”
Leadership Rutherford has named the owner of Tri-Star Title and Escrow LLC as the 2013 recipient of the Pinnacle Award.
The MTSU men’s basketball team continued Conference USA play tonight against longtime member of the league, UTEP. UTEP came out on top, 63-54 snapping the Blue Raiders 25 game home conference winning streak.
With spring semester classes ready to begin Thursday, Jan. 16, the opening of the Student Services and Admissions Building in March is going to be a welcome addition to the MTSU campus, officials said.
The Oakland High School dance team won several awards Saturday at the Ameri-Dance Music City Championship in Nashville.
Vehicle emissions testing centers in Rutherford County will close Monday, Jan. 20, in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Known for his tasty celebrity cake creations, Jay Qualls is bringing his culinary know-how to reality TV as one of 16 competitors on the cooking contest “The Taste,” which recently launched its second season on ABC.
The top two women’s basketball teams in Conference USA, MTSU and UTEP met on the Murphy Center hardwood tonight, and it lived up to the billing. The winner on this night was MTSU 69-58.
We can’t think of any auto company that has made as massive of turnaround as Jaguar.
The Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center will host the Third Annual Borovino wine tasting event on Saturday, Jan. 25.
Residents are invited to show off their talents for the chance to compete for a $1 million dollar prize on the upcoming season of “America’s Got Talent.”
The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce has named Joey Peay, chief executive officer of Murfreesboro Medical Clinic, as the 2013 Business Person of the Year, officials announced Friday.
Perfect Equipment Inc. in Murfreesboro, a leading wheel balance weight company in North America, has updated its operating name to Wegmann automotive USA Inc.
Four women from differing backgrounds but with a common passion for photography are displaying their creative work at the Murfreesboro Center for the Arts gallery through Thursday, January 30.
The McFadden Community Center will be closed until mid-May while it undergoes major renovations, officials with the city of Murfreesboro announced Monday.
Churches from across Murfreesboro gathered Sunday to help MTSU students stay on the path to getting their degrees.
JoJo’s goal was pretty simple: He just wanted to be able to read simple books.
While gathering birthday gifts for my daughter, Anne, this week, I found a hidden treasure in the basement that I planned to send.
Murfreesboro Vice Mayor Ron Washington has officially announced plans to seek the city’s highest elected office.
Youths experiencing discipline issues with parents or trouble at school might consider getting a free reality check beginning in February at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
A few years ago, Riverdale High School formed a Girls Basketball Hall of Fame that inducts new members every two years.
MTSU freshmen Olivia Jones and Ty Petty have already made a statement during their first season with the Lady Raiders.
The Murfreesboro chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will host the second annual Civil Rights Week through Monday, Jan. 20.
The Linebaugh Public Library will hold its annual Adult Winter Reading Program beginning Monday, Jan. 27.
Churches from across the area will join together Sunday, Jan. 12, for a program to celebrate unity among congregations and help MTSU students in need of emergency financial assistance.
Daily campus tours led by the Middle Tennessee State University Office of Admissions are about to resume for the spring semester.
The Blue Raiders first Conference USA basketball game Saturday had a little bit of everything.
Former Blue Raider invents innovative workout
MTSU alumnus looks to recording industry for future
We’ve driven the latest generation Ford Focus and the Focus Electric and liked them both, but to us, they simply don’t compare to the latest offering, the Focus ST.
The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce has named John Hood as the 2013 Business Legend of the Year.
The Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department responded to a structure fire at Associated Masonry Products, located at 1311 W. College St., just before 10 a.m. Thursday.
The Rutherford County Board of Zoning Appeals approved Wednesday a request for a cemetery at the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, following more discussion of the issue.
A 54-year-old man is facing multiple charges after being arrested Sunday on suspicion of selling marijuana out of his Palmer Drive house.
The 39th annual Groundhog Day Luncheon is set for Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 11:30 a.m. in the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro.
Tangerine Salon and Spa has been named for the second year in a row as one of the Top 200 salons in the nation.
A Murfreesboro City Schools teacher has been recognized for her work with the Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year award, officials recently announced.
The Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County will hold a community lecture about President Andrew Jackson on Thursdsay, Jan. 16.
It’s finally time for the real contenders in the Conference USA men’s basketball race to emerge.
Officials with the Bour Charity Classic have announced the inaugural Bour Charity Classic Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, May 20, at Indian Hills Golf Course.
Cornerstone Financial Credit Union recently announced that it is accepting applications for its fourth annual $25,000 scholarship fund, supporting college-bound students in Middle Tennessee.
The Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors has awarded John Turner of Bob Parks Realty, Northfield, the 2013 Rutherford County Code of Ethics Award of Excellence.
MTSU began its journey Wednesday in the Conference USA with its 11th consecutive win on the season over former Sun Belt Conference foe North Texas 86-42 at the Murphy Center.
Fire destroys vacant Murfreesboro house
Murfreesboro City Schools will be open Wednesday, Jan. 8, on time.
Firefighters spent more than an hour Tuesday battling a fire that broke out at house on South Baird Lane.
A glimmer of hope appeared Tuesday for those still unemployed, as legislation to resume long-term jobless benefits cleared a key hurdle in the U.S. Senate.
The Support and Training for Exceptional Parents organization is holding a free workshop in Spanish for parents of special needs students Monday, Jan. 14, at Mitchell-Neilson School.
Two juvenile girls have been arrested in connection with several fires that were allegedly set on purpose in the area of Agri Park Drive on Christmas Day.
All Rutherford County and Murfreesboro schools will stay closed Tuesday, Jan. 7, due to the extremely cold weather that has swept across Tennessee.
The marketing director for the Demos Family Restaurants has been named the new campaign manager for Murfreesboro mayoral candidate Shane McFarland.
MTSU’s men have one final tune-up on Tuesday night at Tennessee State before they open Conference USA play at home against UAB on Saturday afternoon.
Stephen Ashburn, of Murfreesboro, said he sometimes feels as if he is like David taking on Goliath. He has the faith and believes his mission has merit, but knowing where to place his best shot is a little daunting.
Efforts to assist students who are military veterans will be the focus of the next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
Most kids dream about getting their driver’s license when they turn 16, but the son of country star Aaron Tippin, who is trained pilot, had loftier pursuits.
The Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department is accepting live Christmas trees and greenery at its public works facility at 4765 Florence Road.
A veteran police officer announced Friday that he has decided to run for the District 17 seat on the Rutherford County Commission during the upcoming elections slated for later this year.
If you’re a college athlete in this day and age, you’re constantly under a microscope.
Now is the perfect time to take a look back at some of the great youth sports moments from last year.
The burning question going into Monday’s Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl was whether or not MTSU could handle the relentless option attack of Navy.
The Linebaugh Public Library will be hosting local author Reuben Kyle on Monday, Jan. 6, from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m.
The MTSU women’s basketball team started off 2014 the same way it finished out 2013 -- with a win.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will host its inaugural Community Baby Shower in January 2014 to benefit at-risk families in the area.
The Murfreesboro City Hall Art Committee will sponsor the inaugural Peace and Justice Art Competition showcasing artwork by local students beginning in January 2014.
With so many bowl games (35) available for your viewing pleasure during the holidays, you often get a mixed bag when it comes to the product on the field.
MTSU’s football team will take the field against Navy for the 2013 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, on Monday morning.
Calling himself a “coachepreneur,” Middle Tennessee State University alumnus Micheal Burt is a leadership coach of the highest order — bold, demanding and encouraging.
The Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department has received a donation to assist crews with the rescue of pets.
In a year that had deadly tornadoes, fierce wildfires and destructive floods in many states, Tennessee responded to 932 disasters in the region in 2013.
An unidentified suspect allegedly attacked and robbed a Murfreesboro deliveryman Sunday on Wenlon Drive near Burnwood Trailer Park.
The Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations recently recognized Centerstone for its mental health services and community outreach efforts during its annual awards ceremony in Murfreesboro.
The Middle Tennessee State University College of Mass Communication is gaining national attention, ranking among the Top 20 programs in the U.S.
As more and more people try to quit smoking, the electronic cigarette industry continues to gain ground, including here in Rutherford County.
When a company sets out to reinvent the best-selling vehicle of all time – over 40 million sold worldwide to date – it has to work very carefully, especially when it comes to the design.
Beat Army. It’s a rallying cry for the U.S. Naval Academy, which recently continued its dominance in the century-plus-old rivalry by securing its 12th straight win over the Black Knights.
When I think of Oakland High School football, I immediately think of Ray Hughes.
Just as the Lady Raiders were about to tip off the season, many fans had concerns.
The Murfreesboro Center for the Arts will stage the popular “Shrek the Musical” beginning Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.
I have met more people willing to be so compassionate even when they don’t even know me.
Bishop Allen P. Powell said he appreciated the Christmas presents his grandson, Jalyn, received Saturday at Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
A woman is facing two counts of theft charges after she allegedly participated in a gift card scheme to defraud Wal-Mart.
An account has been established at SunTrust Bank to help defray funeral expenses for an MTSU graduate killed in a traffic crash.
Christa Campbell has been named assistant principal at Cason Lane Academy, Director of Schools Linda Gilbert and Principal Lee Wilkerson announced the appointment last week.
All sorts of FAFSA-related questions can be answered Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at MTSU.
The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department staff and volunteers recently received a total of 21 awards at the 2013 Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association Conference held in Chattanooga.
Firefighters were busy Monday morning with two fires that occurred with an hour of each other, leaving one family displaced only days before Christmas.
The former Tennessee Titans cheerleader who is on probation for allegedly fondling a 12-year-old boy has been arrested after failing a drug test.
This Christmas, the message of giving was fulfilled by many Rutherford County residents who brought new and used totes and suitcases to Storage Plus in Murfreesboro for more than 600 local foster children.
Michelle Russell has joined the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties staff in the role of relationship manager, according to a press release.
The MTSU women’s basketball team finished out the final home game of 2013 with its eighth consecutive win on the season with 59-44 win over South Dakota State on Saturday at the Murphy Center. It was matchup between two of the top mid-major programs in the country, and both teams last game before the Christmas break.
The massive data breach at Target Stores that exposed debit and credit information for millions of shoppers is leading to even more dangers ahead, according to experts.
Allstate Insurance Company continues is expanding with the addition of the Thomas Insurance Group to its agency force in Rutherford County.
Two things seem to have gotten people really stirred up about privacy lately: the revelations that the National Security Agency has a massive program of data mining and the fact that so many companies are collecting an inordinate amount of it about each of us.
Scoring is on the rise in men’s college basketball, but the amount of field goals being made is down.
Officials announced Tuesday a teacher from Cason Lane Academy has been picked to serve as assistant principal at Scales Elementary School.
The city is accepting applications on a first-come, first-serve basis for the Murfreesboro Citizens Academy, which will begins in February 2014.
The mid-Atlantic division of First Tennessee Bank announced Monday it will soon open its first office in the Charleston, S.C., area.
This week, the personnel from the Rutherford County Fire Department and Rutherford County Emergency Medical Service, along with Mapco Stores, will be donating 50 bicycles to area children.
The MTSU men’s basketball team made it looks easy tonight against Tennessee Temple at the Murphy Center with a 102-52 win.
Launching careers and juggling new responsibilities will be a wonderful challenge, Smyrna Mayor Mary Esther Reed told new Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday, but carving out time for community service is critical too.
The city of Murfreesboro has released a request for proposals for qualified consultants to prepare a citywide comprehensive plan.
Jeffrey L. Peach has announced he will seek the Republican Party nomination on the May 2014 ballot for a Rutherford County Circuit Court judgeship.
The closest thing to a sure bet in Rutherford County is that you don’t have to go far to find a Civil War history buff.
Linda Burt, the director of the Saint Clair Street Senior Center, recently announced that she plans to retire, effective Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.
Joseph Petno, an agent with Exit Realty of the South was recently honored with the coveted Silver Award by Exit Realty Corp. International.
Dr. David Mathis has relocated his psychology practice to Murfreesboro, following many years of serving the Tullahoma area.
For a trio of Murfreesboro siblings, the Hofferts, it has been a quick learning experience.
Sometimes, what we don’t understand about Christmas is more important than what think we do.
The Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fire at Redwood Park Apartments on South Rutherford Boulevard Saturday morning.
Two campers worth $34,000 with attached toy haulers for loading equipment were stolen within the past two months from owners in Rutherford County.
The United Way’s annual report for June 1, 2012, to July 30, 2013, is now available at www.yourlocaluw.org.
It was a special day at the Murphy Center on Thursday as more than 6,000 Murfreesboro City Schools students attended the Lady Raiders game against Kennesaw State to mark Education Day.
With the holiday season in full swing, midstate consumers have a gloomier economic outlook compared with their views earlier this fall, according to a recent study.
Can you sign away your right to criticize a company you do business with?
MTSU lost a legend Monday with the passing of former coach and professor Joe Black Hayes, who was 98 years old.
A local business owner who is actively involved in the Republican Party has announced he is running for a Murfreesboro City Council seat.
Three Middle Tennessee State University students recently earned cash for their business concepts after pitching them during the university’s first Student Business Idea Competition.
The MTSU women’s basketball team made it five wins in a row with a dominating 68-32 victory over Kennesaw State on Thursday afternoon at the Murphy Center.
MTSU's football team sat and waited and waited a year ago. The phone never rang. There were no bowl invitations.
The MTSU women’s basketball game Thursday at the Murphy Center will have some young news faces in attendance.
Cities that have passed living wage laws require higher than minimum wage so that workers contribute to the local community as consumers.
MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee has signed an agreement with North China University of Technology to allow exchange students.
Two retail leaders within the local affiliate of Fifth Third Bank have been promoted, company officials announced Wednesday.
MTSU legendary coach and administrator Joe Black Hayes died Monday. He was 98 years old.
A Middle Tennessee State University nursing professor was recently honored as the recipient of the Excellence in Nursing Education Award.
The assistant principal of Scales Elementary School has been tapped to serve as the new principal.
The owner of a local bail bonds company recently announced she is seeking the Republican Party nomination in the Rutherford County Circuit Court clerk race slated for May 2014.
City crews are still working to repair a busted storm drain and sinkhole that opened up Monday on Old Fort Parkway in the Cason Lane area.
No one was injured this weekend when fire broke out at Brookwood Terrace Apartments in Murfreesboro, officials said.
In a move designed to enhance performance across key areas within its North American operations, Nissan recently announced a number of leadership changes.
Why not join the MTSU community in Hale Arena at the Murphy Center on the campus for the fall 2013 commencement ceremonies?
Eighty-five-year-old Robert Burgess recalls the old Sulphur Dell as an unusual ball park with an even more unique outfield configuration.
It has been a solid start for the MTSU men’s and women’s basketball teams this season.
MTSU's football team will play the Navy on Monday, Dec. 30, in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas.
This is the time of year that blood demand goes up, yet donations go down, according to officials with the American Red Cross.
Police are still trying to figure out why a group of unknown suspects would break into a Vaughn Street home just to smoke marijuana and dye their hair.
Joe Chambers would be the first to tell anyone about the importance of relationships. His successful career is proof positive, and he also admits that hard work and creativity are just as important.
Local nonprofit Special Kids Inc. co-founder Carrie Goodwin recently won the Adam Award presented by Students Taking A Right Stand in Nashville.
Have you been to an MTSU men or women’s basketball game lately? If not, you need to go as a good time is almost guaranteed.
Let me say up front that there is a tiny downside. Parking can be an issue and the pre-game taped music is horrible and way too loud, plus the concession prices are too high. However, there’s an upside to the downside.
The parking problem means we’ve got plenty of fans and the situation is getting better. Eventually the pre-game music ends and the terrific MTSU pep band takes over.
Police are still trying to determine the identity of two men wanted in connection with a string of armed robberies at a Murfreesboro apartment complex.
A longtime banker who once worked for Wilson Bank & Trust has rejoined the company as a financial adviser at the Northwest Broad Street location in Murfreesboro.
Governor cites grant in pushing for education goals
The teen-led organization Sustaining a Village Everyday will hold an art and craft show at the Rutherford County Lane-Agri Park Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 7.
When the Murfreesboro Christmas parade heads down East Main Street, this year's grand marshal will be a local resident who helps the homeless on a daily basis.
As the holidays approach, it can be a difficult time financially for many people who are unemployed and looking for work, especially those with disabilities.
Tennessee State University President Glenda Baskin Glover has been elected to serve on the board of directors of Pinnacle Financial Partners.
In the distance, the belfry from the Rutherford County Courthouse chimes piercing through the darkness.
This holiday season, can you sponsor a needy child or a disabled adult?
Porter Flea will take place on Dec. 7, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Track One in Nashville, Tenn.
The Linebaugh Public Library will welcome storytellers on toes for selections from “The Nutcracker” ballet and story time on Friday, Dec. 6, at 4 p.m.
Amy Swartz has been named the new family literacy coordinator for Read to Succeed, according to a press release.
Elizabeth “Liz” Stuard has joined Roscoe Brown Inc. as service and sales representative, company officials recently announced.
The Murfreesboro Rotary Club will hold its 11th annual pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Middle Tennessee Christian School in Murfreesboro.
Local nonprofit organization Special Kids Inc. is in need of sponsors to donate necessities for families in need this holiday season as part of its annual Cornelius Christmas program.
Officials are reminding property owners that property taxes are due by the end of the month and interest will begin accruing on Wednesday, Jan. 1, on any unpaid balance.
The Erma Siegel Lady Eagles elementary basketball team recently spent the afternoon packing food for local families.
The MTSU Concert Chorale and Middle Tennessee Choral Society will present George Handel’s “Messiah” to the community this week.
When the Blue Raiders men’s basketball team steps on the court Tuesday at Murphy Center, they will be wearing special Blackout Game jerseys to affirm their devotion to the university's True Blue values.
Emergency dispatchers were flooded Monday afternoon with conflicting calls concerning an explosion.
Have you been to an MTSU men or women’s basketball game lately?
MTSU recently celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week with a series of workshops and speakers designed to tap into the innovative and creative juices in abundant supply throughout the midstate.
Diners at Toot’s Restaurant on Northwest Broad Street will help provide Christmas for 25 at-risk children during the "Shop with the Sheriff" donation drive from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3.
The MTSU football team end season on a five game winning streak with 48-17 over UTEP
The Murfreesboro Police Department is launching a new program Monday aimed at catching dangerous drivers through a new unit that will be patrolling the area in unmarked cars.
At Middle Tennessee State University, we can be thankful for many things.
Totally redesigned and re-engineered for 2014, the Nissan Rogue is a product of the company’s Common Module Family architecture.
MTSU football coach Rick Stockstill sums up this month by saying “remember November.”
The Linebaugh Public Library will be hosting Murfreesboro author Julie Byrnes next week for a book signing.
Diane Stockard, a former branch director of the Boys and Girls Club of Rutherford County in Smyrna, has joined Crye-Leike Realtors.
The team finished the weekend going 0-5, but many of the players said they feel like the program is on the right track in terms of competing at a national level despite the finish.
The MTSU department of military science acknowledged student-cadets Tuesday for their success in the classroom and in training efforts.
A longtime employee of the Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded the STARS award for the month of October.
Officials with the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department are discouraging the residential use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers in light of recent incidents.
The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce will host Gov. Bill Haslam next week at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.
Officials have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a fire that was allegedly started on purpose Wednesday on Taylor Close off Middleton Lane.
A portion of every flu shot given by Reeves-Sain Drug Store will benefit the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties this year.
A school can only have one basketball opening night and this week it was Thursday night at Stewarts Creek vs the Independence Eagles. It was the first home game in Stewarts Creek history and everyone was there.
The Southeast Tourism Society has named Main Street JazzFest one of the Top 20 events in the Southeast for May 2014.
The Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with the Small Business Administration, will conduct a free seminar on starting a business on Tuesday, Dec. 3.
The MTSU women’s basketball team is hoping lighting strikes today when it faces the No. 7 ranked Kentucky Wildcats at the Murphy Center.
The Tennessee School Boards Association has named the Rutherford County Board of Education the 2013 School Board of the Year.
Journeys in Community Living has secured a new contract that allows the individuals served by the nonprofit to learn valuable job skills while earning cash, officials recently announced.
Dr. Meredith Schweitzer has joined TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, company officials recently announced.
Fifth Third Bank recently announced the promotion of Dewayne King to vice president and retail regional manager.
Black Friday shoppers are in for a treat at Stones River Mall this season.
Six incoming MTSU students have been selected to receive the SouthEast Bank Scholars award for the 2013-2014 academic year.
The local chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has lost its charter and will no longer be allowed to participate in MTSU Greek life beginning next year.
Officials have named Don Bartch as the new principal of new Overall Creek Elementary School.
MTSU plays it final road game of the season on Saturday when it travels to winless Southern Mississippi.
MTSU senior guard Kerry Hammonds II has had several signature moments during his four-year Blue Raiders career.
McAllister’s Deli was packed not only for a good meal, but for a good cause Saturday.
Mercedes-Benz has more models, variations and trims than any other automaker, and the model that brings the most cars to the list is the E-Class.
Guaranty Trust Company has announced the hiring of Bill Hart and Mark Wilson as wholesale account executives.
MidSouth Bank in Murfreesboro will merge with the Franklin-based Network Inc., the parent company of Franklin Synergy bank, it was announced on Thursday.
The Tennessee Volunteer Region will be hosting an upcoming Save-A-Life Saturday event in December thanks to a generous $25,000 grant given by the First Tennessee Foundation.
Hundreds of MTSU seniors attended Senior Day on Tuesday in preparation of life beyond campus.
Firefighters contain blaze likely caused by cigarette
A former NFL cheerleader who allegedly fondled a 12-year-old boy will serve less than two years of probation as part of a plea deal.
The widow of country music icon George Jones announced Monday that her family has established a scholarship fund at MTSU, which they hope will become a living memorial to the late singer.
Saint Thomas Health has named registered nurse Jennifer Elliott vice president of Clinical Operations and chief nursing officer for Saint Thomas West Hospital and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital.
The MTSU art department through the Todd Art Gallery has collaborated with Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell to create a new community art gallery.
Last week, the MTSU football team became bowl eligible for the fourth time in five years with a dominating 48-0 victory over Conference USA rival Florida International, giving the Blue Raiders their sixth win of the season.
Ron Malone was recognized Wednesday for his 25 years of work by MTSU President Sidney McPhee.
Vehicle emissions testing centers in Rutherford County will close on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Akemans were slain the night of Nov. 10, 1973, by John Brown and a cousin.
Random thoughts as the 2013-14 college basketball season is off and running:
The Murfreesboro Urban Environmental Commission recently announced the winners of the July 2013 Community Landscape Award.
The Rutherford County Commission agreed Thursday to finance $2.2 million for renovations at Smyrna Primary School.
Special Kids Inc. broke ground Friday on its new rehabilitation services building near downtown Murfreesboro.
The Tennessee Coalition for Open Government has named Deborah Fisher as its new executive director.
The MTSU men's basketball team defeats Akron 80-73 to extend home regular season winning streak to 31
The MTSU men's basketball team defeats Akron 80-73 to extend home regular season winning streak to 31
The Murfreesboro Police Department recently honored police officers and a citizen at an annaul awards ceremony for their exceptional service to the community.
Every year, the Child Advocacy Center comes alive with the true spirit of the holidays when secret Santas sponsor needy families for Christmas.
The sheriff and School Resource Officers hope to raise enough funds to take 25 children shopping for Christmas presents through the Shop with the Sheriff event.
These are exciting and challenging times for higher education.
All over the sporting world, including here locally, veterans were honored in many ways this weekend.
The MTSU volleyball team qualified for its first ever Conference USA tournament with a weekend sweep over Florida International and Florida Atlantic.
A Middle Tennessee State University employee has been recognized for outstanding service to her department, colleagues, students and the community, officials announced Friday.
A Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital employee has been honored by the Tennessee Association of Social Workers for her work as the program coordinator of the Ministry in Motion mobile health unit.
Several well-known retailers will be joining The Avenue Murfreesboro lineup in the next few months, including Bed Bath & Beyond.
Residents are invited to enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus on Saturday, Nov. 16, in the food court at Stones River Mall.
A Rutherford County commissioner is in custody in Nashville on felony theft charges in connection with an alleged fake ticket scheme.
The state of Tennessee has reached an agreement with US Airways and American Airlines regarding a proposed merger that the attorney general challenged, officials announced Tuesday.
A benefit dinner for Oakland High School baseball player Devin Cairo will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, to raise for medical bills related to his treatment for cancer.
Mazda engineers and designers appear to be different from the rest of the auto industry.
Members of the Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors performed a monthlong community service project during October.
Councilman Eddie Smotherman has announced that he will challenge state Rep. Dawn White during the Republican Party primary in August 2014.
Nearly a dozen Rutherford County students have been awarded college scholarships from the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, officials recently announced.
Schwan Cosmetics USA officials announced Wednesday that the company is consolidating its U.S. operations by building a new facility here.
Special Kids Inc. will break ground Friday, Nov. 15, on its new rehabilitation services building near downtown Murfreesboro, officials announced recently.
Middle Tennessee State University will welcome a scholar’s perspective on U.S. foreign policy in the second of two “Muslim Journeys” lectures.
Residents are advised to prepare for possible traffic delays in the following areas due to city construction projects, beginning Sunday, Nov. 10, through Saturday, Nov. 16.
MTSU will officially launch the exploration and study of growing ginseng at the Experiential Learning and Research Center this week.
MTSU has been recognized for its outstanding support of veterans in the Best for Vests: Colleges 2014 rankings issued Monday by Military Times.
Local law enforcement officials will hold a benefit flag football game Saturday, Nov. 16, for the "Shop with a Deputy" program at Siegel High School.
The sweet deal Milton Hershey promised the people of Cuba is the subject of a new documentary by a Middle Tennessee State University professor.
The Murfreesboro City Council approved Thursday a contract extension for the use of red-light cameras until November 2014.
As the 2012 Murfreesboro Football League season was coming to a close, George Cochran, the Vikings defensive coordinator, felt the team needed some motivation.
An employee with the Murfreesboro Urban Environmental Department recently completed the requirements to become a certified arborist, officials announced Friday.
Stirring, touching and countless other goose-bump emotions riveted the Middle Tennessee State University campus Saturday during the 32nd annual Salute to Armed Services.
The Murfreesboro Center for the Arts will present a group exhibition featuring the contemporary artwork of three Middle Tennessee artists.
Residents are being warned about the latest scam targeting residential Murfreesboro Electric Department customers, local business owners and ethnic restaurants.
No one was seriously injured Friday when a car collided with a school bus at about 3:15 p.m. on U.S. Highway 41 South at Warmingfield Drive.
Councilman Shane McFarland has announced he will run for mayor in the 2014 election.
There are some season openers that are considered gimmes.
Watching MTSU students scrambling behind the scenes at the recent Barry Gibb event in Tucker Theatre and at “Freedom Sings” in Nashville got me thinking.
The MTSU football team shuts out Florida International 48-0 during Salute to Veterans Game at Floyd Stadium
The MTSU football team shuts out Florida International 48-0 during Salute to Veterans Game at Floyd Stadium
Once again, the 800-pound gorilla was too much for the Lady Raiders to overcome.
The 2014 Acura RLX -- all new from the name up -- is advancing on the competition.
Murfreesboro Police Department officials are asking residents to support child abuse victims in an effort to promote positive outcomes and ensure that every child benefits from a safe childhood.
Murfreesboro City Hall and other city offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day.
A Murfreesboro family was displaced Friday due to an early morning fire inside their house on Saint Ives Drive.
MTSU is bringing back Senior Day, a free event to salute graduating students and provide advice about graduate school opportunities and job-hunting preparation.
Attorney Eric Hennessee has announced his intention to seek the Republican Party nomination for Rutherford County General Sessions Court judge next year.
Perhaps, it’s time to rethink what we mean by “journalism” and “newspaper.”
MTSU’s football team will head down the home stretch favored to win its last three games.
As they prepare for the upcoming production of "The Fall Festival of Magic," organizers responsible for the overall look of the show say they are striving to showcase as wide a variety of magical talents as possible for local audiences.
The MTSU Concert Chorale and the Middle Tennessee Choral Society will team with the Faculty Brass Quintet to present a special “Salute to Veterans” this weekend.
Police received another complaint Monday about an ongoing scam targeting customers of the Murfreesboro Electric Department after an unidentified suspect allegedly swindled nearly $750 from a man last week.
A retired MTSU professor will present a discussion on climate changed Thursday, Nov. 7, at Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro.
The 2014 MTSU baseball team concluded its fall preseason practice last week with the annual Blue and White World Series at Reese Smith Jr. Field.
Exit Realty Corp. International has honored one of the local leading real estate companies Exit Realty Bob Lamb & Associates with a top award.
The first job fair for veterans at Middle Tennessee State University will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, on campus.
The holiday season kicks off soon with “Let Freedom Ring: A Veterans Day Celebration” on Friday, Nov. 8.
A judge has ruled the multimillion dollar lawsuit involving the owners of Coconut Bay Café and Wilson Bank & Trust will go to trial in Rutherford County Circuit Court in Murfreesboro.
MTSU’s basketball team has won 55 games the last two seasons as it enters its first in Conference USA.
It’s hard to believe MTSU coach Rick Insell is entering his ninth season as the women’s basketball coach.
Charged with the task of selling wartime government programs and war bonds to the American public, the War Advertising Council and the War Finance Committee sought to promote voluntary compliance with bond-buying quotas and rationing programs, while at the same time contributing to morale on the home front.
Mike Doubler is a man on a mission, which is nothing new for him.
Discovery Park of America, a multimillion dollar new tourist and educational attraction, opened there Friday, following months of preparation.
MTSU's football team pulled out a victory win at UAB on Saturday as red-shirt freshman Cody Clark kicked a short field goal to win the game.
It wasn’t a thing of beauty, but style points done matter if you win, particularly on the road.
The Murfreesboro Center for the Arts is teaming up with Bradley Academy for the play “Yes, Virginia!” beginning Friday, Nov. 15, to give local students a chance to hone their acting chops.
The Veterans Day parade that was scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Alvin C. York VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro has been canceled.
Crews with the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fuel leak Friday morning in the 2000 block of South Church Street after a man inadvertently let his gas tank flood.
Authorities in Rutherford County will be checking Thursday to ensure convicted sex offenders do not participate in any holiday activities in order to keep children safe this Halloween.
MTSU put itself in a good position going into the final month of the season by upsetting Marshall 51-49 during the Oct. 24 Blackout Game.
Lady Raider sophomore midfielder Kate Loye traveled a long way to play collegiate soccer, but in the two years she has been on campus she has made a huge impact on the squad as they fight for a berth in next week’s Conference USA Tournament.
There may be lots of enchanted places in the world, but few can compare to Napa Valley, which is also home to some of the most magnificent resorts in the country.
Officials with the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department are reminding residents to change the batteries in their smoke detectors at home when they turn back their clocks this weekend.
Local Christians, Jews and Muslims are increasingly building bridges of understanding through interfaith events.
More than 120 boys youth soccer teams from around the southeast traveled to the Richard Siegel Soccer Complex last weekend for the 2013 Bash in the Boro.
Susan Brennan, vice president of manufacturing for Nissan North America, has joined the board of directors of Exchange Club Family Center.
Leaf collection season is now underway throughout the city of Murfreesboro, officials announced Monday.
Children and staff at Rutherford Academy were evacuated Tuesday afternoon after firefighters were called to the school for a gas leak.
The men of the Murfreesboro Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. are launching a mentoring program with Project Go.
Local businessman Daniel Gammon has officially stepped into the ring for the Republican Party nomination in the 17th District Rutherford County Commission primary race.
A family was displaced Sunday evening after a fire broke out at their Federal Court home in the Saddlebrook subdivision.
The owners of Barker & Christol LLC, a Murfreesboro-based advertising and public relations firm, recently announced that Lee Rennick has assumed the role of vice president of marketing at the agency.
Middle Tennessee State University’s new science building has received a significant boost with a $1.5 million grant from the Christy-Houston Foundation, the university announced Friday.
Lascassas native Hooper Penuel and I have shared many news-gathering missions dating back to 1971 when we both worked for the Nashville Banner.
Judge Keith Siskin recently announced he is seeking election to retain his seat on the Rutherford County Circuit Court.
Staff Management | SMX announced Wednesday that it has more than 5,500 job openings for warehouse workers available.
Perhaps, you’ve seen or heard something about a new public awareness campaign by the Linebaugh Public Library System already, called “Geek the Library.”
Parents have until Thursday to sign up their children for the upcoming Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department Youth Basketball League season.
It was big, make no mistake about it. It’s what I’d refer to as a potential season changer. There are game changers, but this just might have been a season changer.
Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcyclist that occurred just before 5 p.m. near the Indian Hills Golf Club on South Church Street.
The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office recently celebrated the addition of seven new deputies following their graduation from the training academy.
Sunny smiles swept the clouds away recently, giving some of MTSU's favorite little people and their big friends a great afternoon for a fall festival.
One of my favorite events of the year happens every fall: the Salute to Armed Services, a full day of events for not only veterans, but also for active-duty personnel and their families.
Do you want to invest in your community but are unsure where your donations will do the most good? Read on to discover how you can make a difference in Rutherford County.
Sport Clips Haircuts, a place company officials say where it is good to be a guy, opened a new location Oct. 18 on 2037 Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro.
MTSU accounting professor Paula Thomas was among the hundreds of runners who competed in the recent Middle Half, but it was completion of a half-marathon last month in Chicago that gives her the greatest satisfaction.
Half of Murfreesboro was cold on Thursday and the other half was frozen as thousands of fans attended either the Oakland and Blackman game or the MTSU and Marshall contest.
Logan Kilgore found Tavarres Jefferson