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MTSU Associate Athletic Communications Director Tony Stinnett was arrested Saturday for drug possession. Stinnett, 52, was arrested in Woodbury, Tennessee, after he was found with 14.2 grams of marijuana packaged and intended for delivery, according to the Woodbury Police Department.  He now faces charges of possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell …

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 Facebook Veteran and MTSU senior Sylvester McCaulley III passed away in a car accident on June 12, 2019. McCaulley, known as “Sly” in class and on the radio, was a journalism student at MTSU and a disc jockey with WMTS student radio. He was also a veteran of the Marine Corp. The …

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 …

Photo, video and article by Megan Cole // Staff Writer As one frail man sits in a wooden rocking chair outside of his Gordonsville, Tennessee home about 42 miles from Murfreesboro, he gazes with his bright blue eyes at the American flag flying from his front porch. Wearing a gray cardigan and a bent smile, …

Former MTSU student Daniel Sullivan plead guilty in Murfreesboro on May 24 to sexual battery. Sullivan, a 21 year-old native of Illinois, was originally arrested in January 2018 for two counts of rape. He last attended MTSU in the fall 2017 semester, during which the crime occurred. The investigation was led by Murfreesboro Police Department …