Murfreesboro Police responded to a dead body inside of a parked car in the Kroger parking lot on Old Fort Parkway at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday. According to a press release from MPD Public Information Officer Kyle Evans, officers arrived on the scene and confirmed that the person was deceased. The death is not believed …

Photos by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor The Great Race, a cross-country vintage automobile race dating back to 1983, made a lunch stop for the 2017 route in the Cannonsburgh Village on Monday. According to the Great Race website, the event began when car enthusiasts Tom McRae and Norman Miller partnered to race pre-World War II automobiles …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor Murfreesboro Police conducted a drug investigation at an apartment in the Student Quarters apartment complex on South Rutherford Boulevard on Wednesday at approximately 10:43 p.m. Upon arrival, officers knocked on the door of the apartment and made contact with Ricky Madden Jr. When the door was opened, the …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News An MTSU assistant professor of history has traveled to Russia to investigate the “Siberian Seven” after receiving a grant to fund her expedition from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Emily Baran will be conducting research in Moscow for about nine more weeks because of the $6,000 NEH grant and her desire to study …

Murfreesboro Police released a “Be on the Lookout” for Matthew Stafford, 16, on Saturday. According to a press release from MPD Public Information Officer Kyle Evans, Stafford walked away from his job at the Sonic restaurant on Middle Tennessee Boulevard on Thursday. He was last seen at the Walmart on South Rutherford Boulevard on Friday. …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor The plans for the proposed “The Cove at Oaklands,” the 11.6 acres of townhomes that were to be built on an area of land near Oaklands Mansion, were withdrawn by the applicant, and the public hearing for the plans was taken off the agenda of the Murfreesboro City …