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Breaking announcement by Angele Latham/ Editor-in-Chief Continuing coverage by Megan Cole/ Contributing Writer Brandon Archer, a recent MTSU graduate and football player, passed away Monday in Perry County after drowning in the Buffalo River near Lobelville, Tennessee. Perry County EMA officials stated that they had received a call around 1 p.m. regarding a drowning. Perry …

The victims of two unrelated shootings in Murfreesboro early Monday morning have been identified, according to an official press release from the Murfreesboro Police Department. The victim of the first shooting, which occurred outside Sam’s Sports Bar in Murfreesboro, was identified as Daniel Lee McCracken, 34, of Battle Creek, Michigan. The victim of the second …

Murfreesboro Police were called to the scene of a shooting early Sunday morning at the 2000 block of Olympia Place in Murfreesboro, according to an official press release. Police responded at 4:12 a.m. after a resident inside was awakened by a noise in his home, according to the statement. After getting out of bed to …

A shooting and car crash in Murfreesboro Wednesday night sent one man to the hospital, according to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. The incident occurred around 7 p.m. on Central Valley Road. The victim was treated by paramedics for non-life threatening injuries and then taken to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital. The Tennessee Highway Patrol are …

Photo by John Connor Coulston / MTSU Sidelines Archive Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting at Campus Villa Apartments on Wednesday at approximately 6 p.m. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a victim of the shooting at an address on Greenland Drive. The victim sustained multiple wounds but was able to run to the Greenland Drive …

Photos and story by Megan Cole / Contributing Writer Protesters gathered at the Tennessee State Capitol before the first General Assembly meetings of the new year to bring attention to the state of health care in Tennessee Tuesday morning. The “Bring It Home: Dollars. Jobs. Health care!” campaign, created by the Tennessee Justice Center, a …