Posts in category

News

Local and state news from Sidelines staff and other sources


(AP) — More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others — gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians who preach that gay relationships are sinful — were asked a simple question: How many live in a state that recognizes same-sex marriage? Hands rose all across the convention hall. “This moral revolution is happening …

Four men have been charged in connection with a shooting at the corner of East Lokey Ave. and Christy Court near downtown Murfreesboro yesterday afternoon, according to a release from the Murfreesboro Police Department. Detective Larry Maples obtained warrants for four men, and a fifth suspect is still at large. Walshaunde Vaughter, 18, of Kerr …

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — A Halloween display featuring several effigies hanging from a tree in the yard of on-post housing has been taken down at Fort Campbell. Post spokeswoman Rayna Holley says several people reported the display Tuesday and the resident was contacted and willingly removed the display. The figures were hanging by ropes in front …

Two MTSU freshmen were involved in a three car hit-and-run on the corner of Greenland Drive and Middle Tennessee Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon. The students, Matthew Johnson and Jackson Davison, were traveling on Middle Tennessee towards campus. While they were stopped at a red light, they said an unknown driver hit Johnson and then slid into Davison. …

A man was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with serious injuries after a shooting at a housing complex nnear Oakland Mansion at around 12:45 pm. Wednesday, Murfreesboro police confirmed. The shooting occurred near the basketball court of the Oaklands Court apartment complex at the corner of East Lokey Avenue and Christy Court. The unidentified victim …

The vote on a proposed amendment to the Tennessee Constitution concerning abortion may be a close call, according to the latest statewide Poll by MTSU, conducted from October 22 to October 26. Amendment 1 would specify that the state constitution says nothing on the rights of a woman to terminate a pregnancy, nullifying past Supreme …