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15 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal

New column allows readers to challenge reporter

Do you think you can stump me with a question? If so, this is your chance to stump me by asking me a question and sending it to me through email,, and making sure it has this subject line: Stump Scott.


Related Topix: Rutherford County, TN, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

19 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Daryl Fansler

Education: Bachelor's from East Tennessee State University; J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law; General Jurisdiction Curriculum, National Judicial College, University of Nevada at Reno Personal: Vice chairman of the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army, Knoxville Area Command, chairman of the board of directors of the Museum of ... (more)


Related Topix: East Tennessee State University, State University, AR, University of Tennessee, Sports

23 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal

Saddle Up on July 31 to support ACE Learning Center

Grab your cowboy hats and slip on your favorite pair of boots for the eighth annual Saddle Up fundraiser, which is slated for 6:30 p.m. July 31. Held at the Middle Tennessee State University Foundation House, located at 324 W. Thompson Lane, tickets are $50 per ticket.


Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Rutherford County, TN

Yesterday | Knoxville News Sentinel

Larry Crim

Education: Bachelor's in psychology from the University of Tennessee, master's in public administration from Tennessee State University and UT, master's in psychology from Middle Tennessee State University Top three issues: Proponent of the Equal Educational Funding Act; backs a Social Security Protection Act; proposes a Veterans Benefit Assurance ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Middle Tennessee State University, Sports

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Devoted MTSU Friend John Seigenthaler Dead At 86 | John Seigenthaler, dead at 86; MTSU; WGNS

John Seigenthaler, right, listens to a question from the audience with his son, John Michael Seigenthaler, during a September 2011 conversation, "Living the First Amendment," at MTSU.


Related Topix: Journalism, Middle Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, Rutherford County, TN, us Travel, Travel

Cleveland Daily Banner

DYW participants complete interview phase of program

Distinguished Young Women of Tennessee participants faced one of the most nervous moments of the competition Thursday - the interview.


Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University

The Modesto Bee

John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies

In his wide-ranging career, Seigenthaler also served on Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign and founded the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Journalism, Tennessee Government, Vanderbilt University, Middle Tennessee State University

Lebanon Democrat

Four candidates vie for circuit court clerk

With Circuit Clerk Linda Neal's decision not to seek re-election, four candidates - Bud Brandon, Jeff Dickson, Felicia Plumlee Hale and Debbie Moss decided to make a run for the Wilson County circuit court clerk position in the Aug. 7 election.


Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Wilson County, TN, La Vergne, TN, Mount Juliet, TN

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Chief Fletcher Names David Roddy As New Assistant Chief, Chief Of Staff

Late Thursday afternoon, Chattanooga Chief of Police Fred Fletcher announced a new assistant chief, and Chief Fletcher's Chief of Staff, David Roddy.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Middle Tennessee State University

Knoxville News Sentinel

Retired Loudon County Judge Russell dies

Retired Loudon County General Sessions Judge William Henry "Bill" Russell, 75, died Thursday at Parkwest Medical Center of complications related to a recent heart attack and stroke.


Related Topix: Loudon County, TN, Loudon, TN, Nashville, TN, Sports


Volunteers host field day for Nashville children in need

You might not think that running a relay or playing tug-of-war could help a child in need, but Thursday dozens of children spent valuable time with area volunteers at the Bethlehem United Way Family Resource Center.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Alabama Live

Regions honors two local students with $1,000 scholarships for performance in SummerQuest

Huffman High School junior Raheim Thomas and Ramsay High School senior Jalon Thomas won a $1,000 scholarship and $500 VISA gift card each.


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, University of Alabama, Standardized Testing, Education, Gantt, AL

Lebanon Democrat

Lebanon teacher retires after 48 years

New students entering Lebanon High School this fall may not be told to "lower it to a roar," "think of it as an adventure," or hear, "OK angels, the word for the day isa " That's because longtime English teacher Bonnie Fakes retired.


Related Topix: Lebanon, TN, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Murfreesboro, TN, Middle Tennessee State University

WTVF Nashville

TSU to get 'StormReady' designation

Tennessee State University says it is receiving a certification from the National Weather Service signifying that the university is well prepared to protect its people and property from severe weather.


Related Topix: Weather

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Joines announces re-election plans for District 14 commissioner

Joines is a 1982 graduate of DuPont High School in Hermitage and attended Middle Tennessee State University.


Related Topix: Hermitage, TN, Middle Tennessee State University, Transportation, Railroads, CSX Transportation, US National Guard, US Military


100 principals from around U.S. help build Inglewood playground

One hundred principals from grades kindergarten through eighth volunteered at Nashville's Inglewood Elementary School Wednesday to help build new playground equipment.


Lebanon Democrat

Wilson County election series

Editor's Note: The following is a series of questions and answers taken verbatim from a Lebanon Democrat questionnaire recently filled out and returned by each candidate in the Wilson County trustee's race.


Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Middle Tennessee State University, Cumberland University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Bluegrass Blog

For a Season - Matt Wallace

One of the latest sidemen to make a solo debut is bass player Matt Wallace. A Knoxville, TN native who has done stints with Newton & Thomas, Paul Williams & the Victory Trio, David Parmley & Continental Divide, and Audie Blaylock & Redline, among others, Wallace is the current bass player for Terry Baucom's Dukes of Drive.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Cumberland Gap, TN, East Tennessee State University

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Suspicious package reported on MTSU campus not hazardous

Police investigated the report of a suspicious package on the Middle Tennessee State University campus Monday morning.


Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Hendersonville, TN

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Greenville News

Engagement: Rebecca Ann Clanton & Forrest Riddle McPhail

The future bride, a graduate of Mercer University, is a student in Mercer's Physician Assistant program in Atlanta.


Related Topix: Greenville, SC, Mercer University, Middle Tennessee State University