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  • May 2014
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MTSU Course Explores The Anthropology of Tattooing

Professor Aaron Deter-Wolf will be teaching a course, The Anthropology of Tattooing, at MTSU this fall. The course is offered as an upper-level Topics in Anthropology class through the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, but when the course was taught for the first time in fall of 2012, a variety of students enrolled including visual […]


Whatever Floats Your Boat: Wartrace Outfit Offers Fun River Trips for All, Various Boats and Float Lengths

There’s still plenty of time this summer for outdoor fun in the sun, and if a leisurely trip down the river is what floats your boat, take a little drive through the Tennessee hills to Wartrace and set up a trip on the water with the area’s premere river-floating company. Float-A-Boat offers canoe, kayak, tube, […]

Hayden Combs

Artist Spotlight: Tattoo Artist, Hayden Combs

Hayden Combs is another one of Murfreesboro’s many talented tattoo artists. He works at Absolute Ink, 1403 Greenland Dr. “I’d like to let people know about finding a good artist and investing in good work by experienced artists through shops, not kitchens.” What made you decide to become a tattoo artist? Combs: Growing up, I seemed […]


August Gardening

The summer days may be getting shorter but the gardens are producing and active with life. With planning, your garden can continue through the fall. Fall Vegetable Planting Now is the time to plant the fall crops. As the average first frost occurs on Oct. 15, any plants with a 60-day maturity rate should be […]


Talley’s Folly at The Center for the Arts

Lanford Wilson’s 1979 play Talley’s Folly is a little different. A charming one-act play, without intermission or set changes, it’s the second of The Talley Trilogy and centers on two unlikely lovers meeting for one night in 1944 on the Fourth of July. Matt Friedman (Todd Seage), a forty-something Jewish accountant, has arrived at the […]

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Practice Has Begun; Blue Raider Fan Day Set for Aug. 10

The 2014 college football season begins this month, and Middle Tennessee Head Coach Rick Stockstill invites all Blue Raider fans to attend practice this August. The Blue Raider football team officially reported to camp on Sunday, Aug. 3, and fans are welcome to attend some of the team’s pre-season practices before the season opens at […]


I Am What I Am Festival Returns to Bedford Co.

The I Am What I Am festival Will be Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Bedford County Agriculture Center. The event raises funds to provide social activities, support group meetings, educational workshops and more to families living with autism spectrum disorders in Bedford and surrounding counties. The I Am What I Am Music Festival for autism […]

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Gordon Mote Concert Benefits Special Kids

Gordon Mote, pianist for Bill Gaither, will be the guest performer at the Annual Special Kids Friendraiser Banquet to be held Sept. 4 at World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro. Mote has shared the stage with such popular performers as Martina McBride, Alan Jackson, Rascal Flatts, Josh Turner, Carrie Underwood and Porter Wagoner, while becoming one […]