Washington, D.C. – When you file your tax return, you usually have a choice whether to itemize deductions or take the standard deduction. Before you choose, it’s a good idea to figure your deduction using both methods.
Then choose the one that allows you to pay the lower amount of tax.
The IRS offers these five tips to help you choose. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University’s softball team will play the first games in the program’s history within the boundaries of the State of Ohio Saturday afternoon, as it squares off against Miami University in a doubleheader scheduled to begin at 3:00pm.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Columbia, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team remained winless away from Raymond C. Hand Park as it dropped a 10-0 decision to Akron, Friday, at Hall Field on the Columbia State Community College campus.
Nashville, TN – Commerce and Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak reminds Tennesseans to change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors this weekend when they change their clocks Saturday night for daylight saving time. McPeak also urges everyone to consider the age of their smoke alarms.
“Alarms, even those that are hard-wired, should have their batteries replaced regularly and should be tested monthly to ensure they are providing the proper protection,” McPeak says. “It is also important to note that any smoke alarm that is 10-years-old or older should be replaced entirely.”
Update on Deceased Person on Sonja Drive
Clarksville, TN – On Friday night, March 7th, 2014, Stefany Paige Johnson, 24 years old, was charged with Criminal Homicide in the death of her 7 month old daughter, Astrid Johnson.
Stefany has been booked in Montgomery County Jail. This is an ongoing investigation. There is no further information at this time.
Clarksville Police report stabbing at the Kangaroo Express at the Corner of Lafayette Road and Ryder Avenue
Clarksville, TN – Friday, March 7th, 2014 at 4:10pm, Clarksville Police Officers were dispatched to a stabbing at the Kangaroo Express at the corner of Lafayette Road and Ryder Avenue.
The victim was transported by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the suspect is in custody. There is no further information at this time. More details will be released at a later time.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Next time you get nervous, just remember how Lauren Henderson handles her nerves.
The 6-0 middle-blocker recently had what, for many, would be among the most nerve-wracking experiences of her life: trying out for the United States Women’s National Volleyball Team. And if nerves were ever a factor, she never let on.
“When I left, I told Ariel (Apolinario) and Coach (Taylor) Mott that there was no need for me to be nervous,” Henderson said. “There’s 247 other girls going that can be nervous for me. When you’re nervous, you play timid and play scared and act like you don’t know what you’re doing. Getting to play with the best, there was no time to be nervous.”
Written by Sgt. Justin Moeller
Fort Campbell, KY – “I think that Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Quarter competitions are important to organizations, as it fosters a much-needed competitive spirit in our young NCOs and soldiers,” said Master Sgt. Leonard N. Taylor III, future operations noncommissioned officer in charge with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). “Additionally, it gives them a sense of pride being a representative of their unit specifically chosen to challenge the best the brigade has to offer.” «Read the rest of this article»
First, they came from behind to force overtime and defeat Overton to advance to the Division I Class AAA Girls State Tournament. Next, they scored in the final seconds to defeat Morristown West in the quarterfinals of the tournament.
In the semifinals of the Division 1 Class AAA Girls State Tournament Friday, March 7th, at the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro the drama continued. The stage was set for the Lady Hawks to advance to their first State Championship Game with the scored tied in the last seconds of the game. However, this time the Lady Hawks were on the losing side of a dramatic victory.
Legends of Clarksvegas Concert benefiting Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County coming Saturday, March 8th
Clarksville, TN – The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County is bringing Vegas-caliber entertainment to your doorstep this coming Saturday, tomorrow night at 7:00pm with all proceeds benefiting the Humane Society.
The Humane Society depends 100% on fundraising, donations and grants to help animals and families in the community, so please come out and show your support. Despite what our name might imply, they are not “funded” by the city or county, so your support of fundraisers like this is super important.
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