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The Murfreesboro Water Resources Department website has been hacked. No further details are available at this time, but city officials are aware of the problem and are investigating. Viewers are urged to stay off the website. This is a developing story.  

Photo courtesy of KIC UnivAssist An investigation by Middle Tennessee State University’s Audit and Consulting Services and the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has resulted in the indictment and arrest of former MTSU international recruiter Aryo Hasnugung, according to an official statement released July 30. According to the Comptroller’s statement, investigators found that Hasnugung, who traveled extensively …

Photo by MTSU Sidelines Based on an article previously published in the Hickman County Times by the same author Tennessee has seen more white supremacist incidents from 2018 to present than any other state in the U.S., according to the Anti-Defamation League, one of the world’s leading anti-hate organizations. The data comes from the league’s …

Photos and story by Alaina Staggs Photos by Tennessee Cattlemen’s Youth Association The 2019 Tennessee Junior Beef Expo was held on July 10 – 12 inside the Tennessee Livestock Center at MTSU. The three-day event allows youth ranging from grades 4 to 12 that are involved in either Tennessee 4-H or the Tennessee FFA Association …

Murfreesboro fire investigators are now investigating an SUV fire at University Commons that appears to have been intentionally set. The fire started in the vehicle early Monday morning and spread to the apartment complex. According to the City of Murfreesboro website, crews were dispatched to the location just before 2:30 a.m. They arrived to find …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News A recent MTSU graduate added his name to the short list of interns to ever create a bill that passed through both houses of the Tennessee General Assembly. Dalton Slatton, a political science major with a concentration in pre-law who graduated from MTSU in May 2019, was an intern under …