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Photo by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer  Corn is a commodity down in the South, so it’s only appropriate that Lucky Ladd Farms of Eagleville, Tennessee, has a summer festival dedicated to it.  The farm hosted its eighth annual Sweet Corn Fun Festival Saturday, allowing people of all ages to partake in the fest’s various …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Reporter Nothing Bundt Cakes, a franchise offering a refreshing approach to the classic bundt cake, celebrated its soft opening at their newest location Wednesday. Now, Murfreesboro residents can treat their sweet tooth with a visit to Fountains at Gateway in Murfreesboro. The cakes at Nothing Bundt Cakes stand out from …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor With an acclaimed title like Music City, U.S.A., Middle Tennessee attracts thousands of aspiring musicians on the daily, some great and some not-so-good. But every now and then, a diamond arises from the rough. Marisa McKaye, a 12-year-old local to Franklin, recently represented what it means to be …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Not many 18-year-olds have the bragging rights English songwriter Declan McKenna has. He played Glastonbury this summer, having won the festival’s Emerging Talent Competition the previous year. He played at BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge, and his hit single “Brazil” reached number 16 on Billboard’s alternative songs …

Photo by Lauren Frances / Submitted Story by Kristen Brothers / Contributing Writer It’s the age of Pinterest-perfect weddings and breathtaking bridal bouquets; the only problem is, sometimes those wedding boards are far from realistic. However, that could changing here in Middle Tennessee, as former MTSU student Lauren Frances has got your flowers covered. Frances …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Reporter As you walk up to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, it’s easy to find yourself feeling anxious, or maybe even a little intimidated, by the Stripped Classical architecture style of the building. Sure, it stands out from those around it in the way that it offers a …