Topic: Franklin TN
Clarksville, TN – Robbie Wilson’s first Austin Peay State University recruiting class is one that will see three highly-ranked prep golfers join the Governors for the 2016-17 season.
The Governors have added Austin Lancaster, who is Tennessee’s eighth-rated Class of 2016 junior golfer; Alex Vegh, the 10th- ranked senior prep golfer in Ohio, and Michael Busse, the second-ranked Class of 2016 Michigan golfer.
Alley Poet’s Pen: Providence in Franklin: “Turning the Tables on Greed and ‘Tuning Up’ the Power of Giving”
Sound like an ad in an online dating service? Or perhaps language that would be well-served for a non-profit organization?
The description certainly doesn’t display the typical characteristics of a company in an industry known more for greed, rather than generosity—one that includes another billion-dollar industry within itself to advocate for consumers and to protect them from being taken.
Exercise Can Boost Academic Performance
Nashville, TN – Parents looking for ways to improve their child’s academic performance might find running paths, gyms and swim lanes as valuable as libraries.
That’s the message Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, delivered this week to more than 300 professionals attending the annual Tennessee Public Health Association conference in Franklin.
“Numerous studies by reputable organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, have shown an important association between physical activity and academic performance,” Dreyzehner said. “While many parents realize regular exercise and physical activity can help build healthy bodies, decrease risk for some chronic diseases, reduce stress and improve self-esteem, sometimes we forget improved physical health can impact what happens in the classroom and how children learn.” «Read the rest of this article»
The extension campus of TCAT Dickson welcomes the community to tour its new facility
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) – Dickson is pleased to announce that it is hosting a grand opening event for its Clarksville extension campus.
The event, being held at 135 International Boulevard. in Clarksville on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 from 11:00am – 1:00pm, is an opportunity for all to come and view the new facility, the upgraded equipment, and to the meet faculty and staff.
Afternoon heat index values are expected to be 100 to 105 degrees Today through Sunday.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) says there is a potential for severe thunderstorms tonight across Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as Middle Tennessee as a complex of showers and thunderstorms is expected to move into the mid state in association with an established northwesterly upper level flow pattern aloft.
The storm prediction center in Norman, OK has placed locations generally around and northeast of a Erin to Franklin to McMinnville line in an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms.
Clarksville, TN – On Sunday, May 25th, the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 396 held their annual Candlelight Vigil to remember the men and women who were left behind in Vietnam when American forces withdrew in 1975.
It is a solemn occasion when a nation gathers together to honor its soldiers, those who lived to come home, but even more importantly those who did not.
Clarksville, TN – The Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery will feature “A Wonderful World” by Franklin, Tennessee Artist Mike Moyers from Thursday, May 7th – Wednesday, June 3rd.
Moyers is a contemporary impressionist with a passion for expressing subjects of life and faith through art. Believing art to be a communion with the soul, Moyers strives to create pieces that touch people on a deeper level. Specializing in palette knife technique, he paints a diverse range of subjects from slice-of-life and plein air to conceptual and abstract.
APSU Sports Information
Muscle Shoals, AL – Junior Chris Baker, who shattered the Austin Peay State University single-round record with a 61 earlier this spring, has been named All-Ohio Valley Conference.
Meanwhile, freshman Justin Arens, who elevated his play down the stretch while playing in all spring events, has been named to the OVC All-Newcomer team.
Clarksville, TN – Cowboy Dan’s Trading Post and Pawn boasts a distinct western flare and inventory that sets it apart from your typical Tennessee pawn store.
“Our goal is to be different from others and to catch people’s attention when they come into our store,” co-owner Marsha Burkhart said.
APSU Sports Information
Glencoe, AL – Emily Dickinson once said “Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.” Or as Tom Watson once said, “If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.”
Chris Baker found out Tuesday exactly what Dickinson and Watson were talking about.
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