Memphis, TN – On May 20th, Trooper Owen Grear of the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s (THP) Memphis District Interdiction Plus Unit (IPU) initiated a traffic stop that led to the discovery of approximately 116lbs of marijuana, and the arrest of an Arizona woman on felony drug charges.
Trooper Grear stopped a 2006, Dodge Caravan for a traffic violation on Interstate 40 at mile marker 26 in Shelby County. As Trooper Grear made contact with the vehicle and the driver Karla D. Munoz, 23, of Phoenix, AZ, he observed a five-year-old child in the far rear seat lying down and unrestrained.
Clarksville, TN – Thanks to Ms. Regina Dillard, a single mom learned about the great services that the LEAP Organization offered to youth while working at the Department of Children’s Services for referring her daughter Danielle to the program.
Danielle, while not an at-risk youth, was eager to participate. She learned about the goals of LEAP’s youth enrichment programs. Danielle proudly mentions that LEAP changed her life in many different ways and helped her to develop the self-confidence that she needed to be successful.
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Jacksonville, FL – It was unfortunately not the ending Savannah Amato imagined for her final meet of the 2016 outdoor season, but that doesn’t diminish what she was able to accomplish in her first season at Austin Peay State University.
Consumer Reports Survey Show 73% of Consumers Look for ‘Natural’ Labels at Grocery Stores; Many Are Unwittingly Misled
CR submits nearly 250,000 signatures demanding change
Yonkers, NY – A new survey released by Consumer Reports today shows that the majority of consumers—73 percent—seek out foods labeled as ‘natural’ when they make food-purchasing decisions.
However, the term ‘natural’ on processed food labels has no clear meaning and is not regulated by any government agency. This is in contrast to 58 percent of consumers—15 percent less—who seek out the organic label, which is actually meaningful and backed by hundreds of pages of standards.
Written by DC Agle
Pasadena, CA – Since its launch five years ago, there have been three forces tugging at NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it speeds through the solar system. The sun, Earth and Jupiter have all been influential — a gravitational trifecta of sorts. At times, Earth was close enough to be the frontrunner.
More recently, the sun has had the most clout when it comes to Juno’s trajectory. Today, it can be reported that Jupiter is now in the gravitational driver’s seat, and the basketball court-sized spacecraft is not looking back.
Sounds Pitchers Strand Seven Bees Runners In Scoring Position
Salt Lake City, NV – The Nashville Sounds got a clutch RBI double from Renato Nunez scoring Chad Pinder for the go ahead run in the top of the eighth. The Sounds took game one in the four-game series 3-2 at Smith’s Ballpark Friday night in Salt Lake.
Jaycob Brugman led off the game with a double to right center field to put a runner in scoring position right from the start. Brugman then scored on a ground out by Max Muncy to put the Sounds up 1-0 after the first inning.
The Sounds scored again in the top of the third inning on a sacrifice fly to center by Brugman to score Joey Wendle from third to take a 2-0 lead.
Nashville, TN – Memorial Day holiday weekend is regarded as the unofficial start to the summer boating season and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants to emphasize the use of life jackets while boating in a safe and responsible manner.
Along with the use of life jackets, TWRA wants to stress the responsible use of alcohol while boating. It is important to consider the effects of drinking and driving whether on water or land. In a boat on the water, the effects of alcohol increase because of external stressors such as engine vibration, wave motion and glare from the sun.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is reminding everyone that City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Monday, May 30th, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day.
“I invite everyone in the Clarksville community to join me in showing our appreciation to those brave women and men who sacrificed their all in service to our country,” said Mayor Kim McMillan.
City offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 for regularly scheduled hours.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government Offices will be closed on Monday, May 30th, 2016 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Public Safety personnel will report as scheduled.
APSU Sports Information
Jackson, TN – Down by seven runs heading into the final inning, Austin Peay State University ended the game with the potential tying run on second base as the Governors near-miracle rally came up short in dropping a 12-10 Ohio Valley Conference tournament decision to Jacksonville State, Friday afternoon, at the Ballpark of Jackson.
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