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By Kristina Kincer // Contributing Writer | Photo courtesy of MTSU News The Stones Rivers National Battle Field celebrated its National Park Centennial with a park day volunteer project called “The Big Event” on Saturday with mote than 400 volunteers at Old Fort Park in Murfreesboro. The Stones River National Battle Field Chief of Operations, Gib Backlund, organized community …

Murfreesboro Police Department responded to vandalism of an MTSU student’s car at Aspen Heights Murfreesboro on Monday. Police said the student had noticed the back window of his car had been busted out and was not sure of what could have destroyed it. There are no suspects or witnesses at this time. For more news, follow us …

This article was published in cooperation with the Seigenthaler News Service. Tennessee would become the first state in the nation to make the Bible its official state book if Gov. Bill Haslam signs legislation recently passed by the General Assembly. Haslam has raised questions, as has Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery, about the constitutionality of such …

Murfreesboro police responded to a burglary on April 5 at Student Quarters apartments on South Rutherford Boulevard. The victim, an MTSU student, reported that he had left his residence at 11 a.m. and returned at 3:30 p.m. to find property missing from his room. Upon his arrival, the victim said that the front door was unlocked, …

On April 5, Murfreesboro police responded to a theft that took place over the weekend at a residence on Middle Tennessee Boulevard. The victim said that his Windsor bicycle was stolen from the back porch of his residence at some unknown time. The stolen property has grey and black handles, a black seat, disc brakes and …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a report of shots fired at Cook Out on South Rutherford Boulevard on Sunday. Officers arrived on the scene at approximately 12:32 a.m. and made contact with restaurant manager Jesse Ross. Ross said he was outside and heard multiple gunshots, followed by two vehicles rapidly leaving the area. Detectives arrived on the …