Photo by Angele Latham / MTSU Sidelines  With the unofficial vote count in from Tuesday’s midterm elections, Rutherford County Election Commission data shows that 99,602 people voted in Rutherford County, which is an approximate 20 percent increase from the 2014 midterm election total voter turnout. In 2014, there were only 57,631 votes cast in the …

Photo by Angele Latham  / MTSU Sidelines  Graphs courtesy of Dr. Ken Blake The midterm elections come to a close Tuesday, with Senate and gubernatorial races being decided in Tennessee. For live results throughout the night, view the graphs below. To contact News Editor Caleb Revill, email newseditor@mtsusidelines.com. For more news, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, …

Photo courtesy of WGNS Angie Walker, an MTSU adjunct professor of psychology and wife of WGNS Radio station president Scott Walker, died early Tuesday morning in a storm in Christiana, Tennessee, according to a report by WGNS. Angie Walker, who was also an MTSU alumna, was just 10 days from her 42nd birthday. According to the …

Photo courtesy of Amazon Studios  Ah, “Suspiria.” If there was ever a movie to indirectly and directly influence the horror genre in a defining fashion, it’s Dario Argento’s 1977 Giallo masterpiece. For those who don’t know, Giallo films are Italian horror movies that were popularized in the 1900s. These wondrous films were characterized by their …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Tennessee and Murfreesboro data shows that the state has a serious dilemma when it comes to elections: Young adults aren’t voting. According to data collected by bipartisan Tennessee voting study Project Register, one million Tennesseans who are 18 or older are not registered to vote, and 60 percent …

Photo courtesy of Murfreesboro Police Murfreesboro Police have made an arrest in the suspicious package incident that caused the I-24 West ramp off of South Church Street to be closed off Tuesday morning. According to a MPD press release, officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at approximately 2:40 a.m. Tuesday at 2029 South Church …