NASHVILLE, TENN. -- If you think you’re seeing more cops on the road recently it’s not your imagination. Police are out in force for Thanksgiving.
Tennessee is one of two states partnering with the federal government for what they’re calling the More Cops, More Stops experiment. The program is designed to reduce drunk driving, boost seat belt use, and crack down on speeding and distracted driving, particularly among young adult males.
Kendall Poole, Director of the Governor’s State Highway Safety Office, says the campaign is directed at one group in particular.
MURFREESBORO, TENN. -- MTSU football fell prey to Wolves over the weekend, while the men’s basketball team suffered a heartbreaking first defeat.
Blue Raider football dropped its fourth straight game on Saturday, falling 45-19 to Sun Belt Conference leader Arkansas State. MTSU fell behind 25-2 before rallying to a six-point halftime deficit, but the Red Wolves outscored the Blue Raiders 20-0 in the second half.
A lobbyist for the conservative Family Action Council of Tennessee (FACT) is standing his ground following revelations that he helped orchestrate the passage of a new state law that nullified Nashville’s anti-gay bias regulations.
A string of emails between FACT's David Fowler and state legislators came to light as part of a lawsuit challenging Tennessee’s new Equal Access to Intrastate Commerce Act, signed into law in May.
A CD featuring the work of the Middle Tennessee State University School of Music Wind Ensemble was recently released by the Naxos recording label.
Headquartered in nearby Franklin, Tennessee, Naxos is now the world’s largest distributor of classical recordings.
MTSU's Dr. Reed Thomas directed the 55-member ensemble, made up primarily of undergraduate MTSU students. He said the CD,entitled "Angels in the Architecture" has been so well-recieved that Naxos is asking when the school of music will have another recording ready to distribute.