Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Foundation has selected 10 new members for 2014.
The APSU Foundation provides the structure through which the University can work directly with special volunteers and community leaders to enhance the financial well being of the University. The Foundation’s purpose is to financially support the University. «Read the rest of this article»
First Class Petty Officer James L. Horton receives recognition in Gallatin
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder presented several medals linked to First Class Petty Officer James L. Horton’s World War II service during a ceremony today.
The event was hosted by Morningside of Gallatin to honor Horton who waited 70 years to receive the medals and recognition for his service onboard the USS Denver in 1943 and 1944.
Nashville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced today that Tiffany Bryant has joined the team as a victim advocate for the Clarksville office.
Bryant previously served as a family advocate for the Child Advocacy Center of the 23rd Judicial District and has experience working with The Salvation Army: Joy D. Baker Center and the YWCA: Phyllis Wheatley Center. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in social work. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – President Barack Obama came to Nashville on Thursday as part of his post State of the Union tour of speeches.
The President chose to speak at McGavock High School in part because of the great work local schools have done to improve student achievement and graduation rates.
Part of the success has been the Nashville Career Academies program, instituted by MNPS with the help of then Governor Phil Bredesen, which has offered the opportunity for many Tennesseans to learn the skills needed to join the middle class. «Read the rest of this article»
Veterans Day Event Also Pays Tribute to More Than 525,000 Tennessee Veterans
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam joined Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Major General Terry “Max” Haston of the Tennessee Military Department today to recognize four veteran state employees and more than 525,000 Tennessee veterans of all ages and eras.
The Governor’s Veterans Day event was held at the Tennessee Tower Plaza in downtown Nashville. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – On Tuesday, October 29th thru Saturday, November 23rd, Verizon Wireless stores in the Nashville area will host a drive to benefit area nonprofits that distribute food to people in need, such as Second Harvest Food Bank, the Salvation Army and Smyrna/LaVergne Food Bank.
The company invites the community to donate non-perishable food items, such as baby food, baby formula, canned beans, canned vegetables, condiments, cookies, crackers, fruit juice, jelly, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, rice, soups and salad dressing. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University’s Minoa Uffelman contributes to new book on progressive Tennessee women
Clarksville, TN – In a cemetery in Gallatin, Tennessee, Virginia P. Moore’s headstone reads, “One of the First Five Home Demonstration Agents in the World.”
The inscription, at first, doesn’t sound too glamorous. In the early 20th century, home demonstration agents traveled to rural communities, teaching farm women skills such as how to can and preserve vegetables. Moore did this in Tennessee, visiting impoverished areas to organize tomato and canning clubs in the days before 4-H.
Fort Campbell’s Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs will be Climbing, Paddling and Biking in September
Fort Campbell, KY – Join Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs for some great activities this month. They’ll start the month off with an Open Climb at their brand new indoor climbing wall on September 4th from 4:00pm to 8:00pm Ages 12 and up may participate and the cost is $10.00 which includes all of your equipment.
This is a great way to work on your skills or meet other climbers in the area. All participants must pass a belay certification prior to using the wall. Preregistration is required by 4:00pm on September 2nd. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – First Advantage Bank has welcomed Scott Gupton as Senior Vice President of Operations.
The 20-year banking veteran will manage the overall operations, technology and security at the bank’s corporate headquarters and seven locations in the mid-state, reporting to CFO Jerry Cooksey.
Montgomery County, TN – A high school principal has resigned to take a position in North Carolina and a number of administrative appointments have been made in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System for the 2013-14 school year.
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