DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The brother of a man accused of kidnapping and killing a 20-year-old nursing student has been charged with tampering with evidence in the case. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a news release Thursday that on April 13, 2011, the day Holly Bobo disappeared in West Tennessee, 26-year-old John Dylan …

Medical professionals and health officials gathered to discuss the special cultural considerations in treating ebola in West Africa at the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance on the Meharry Medical Center campus in Nashville. Most of the guests invited to the meeting Tuesday afternoon, hosted by the Tennessee Department of Health’s Office of Minority Health and Disparities Elimination and …

Black and red flags dotted the lawn in front of the Student Union Wednesday morning to raise awareness of the prevalence of suicide on college campuses. This is the second year that MTSU’s chapter of To Write Love on Her Arms, a non-profit organization devoted to “providing hope” to those struggling with mental illness or …

The attorney for the family of Holly Bobo asked the media to respect the family’s “right to mourn privately” in a press conference at the Decatur County Detention Center in Decaturville, Tenn. Three years after Bobo, a 20-year-old nursing student from Parsons, Tenn., disappeared, two men searching for ginseng found a skull Sunday afternoon six miles …

This Labor Day weekend, the Muddy Roots Music Festival was held at the June Bug Boogie Ranch, north of Cookeville, Tennessee. It became immediately clear that Muddy Roots caters to a certain subculture, giving a newcomer the initially-disorienting, ultimately-thrilling festival experience of wandering from show to show of bands they’ve never heard of. Meanwhile, die-hard fans were …

MTSU held their annual Student Organization Fair in the Student Union Commons from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. About 100 organizations set up tables to field questions from new students interested in expanding their extracurricular involvement on campus. For more campus news, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter at …