Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office A Rutherford County Schools teacher and five others have been charged with felony conspiracy to introduce drugs into the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center in September, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office press release confirmed Thursday. Shelley Gurda, 50, a kindergarten teacher at Stewartsboro Elementary School; Thomas Gurda Jr, 23, an …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News MTSU College of Media and Entertainment Dean Ken Paulson testified in front of a Congressional committee in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to provide expertise on First Amendment rights and issues on college campuses. While the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx, has considered taking action to prevent censorship …

Photo by Greg French / MTSU Sidelines Archive While Saturday’s “blackout” football game at Floyd Stadium will predominately feature one color, MTSU Athletics and other campus organizations will be making a statement against gender-based violence with small, teal ribbons. During the game, representatives from MTSU’s Student Government Association and MTSU Athletics will be passing out …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines  Five months ago, MTSU President Sidney McPhee signed a non-binding letter of intent to transfer the Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana to Murfreesboro. The proposed new MTSU School of Law would become the region’s first public law school. News of the possible move was reported by …

Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office A Murfreesboro man was arrested on Friday night after allegedly killing his father at their Brookrun Road home, according to a press release from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. The release states that officers responded to a domestic assault call on Brookrun Road. Officers then located and arrested …

A 17-year-old Murfreesboro student was arrested and charged with two felony counts of making false reports Thursday after publishing threatening posts on social media. An Instagram post surfaced Thursday afternoon and threatened to “kill these people at Riverdale High School.” The post specified that the crime would occur at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Friday. The author …