Topic: Lebanon TN
Nashville, TN – Springtime cold snaps make strawberry lovers quake in their boots over the quantity and quality of the crop. Fortunately, Tennessee’s strawberry growers report that, if anything, the weather so far has only benefitted the burgeoning berries.
“All fruits sweeten best in hot, sunny weather,” says Pamela Bartholomew, marketing specialist with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, “but Tennessee’s cool, wet spring has actually prolonged the growing process. The cold has thinned out some strawberries, but that’s actually a good thing, too, since the remaining berries will get a bigger share of their plant’s nourishment. It all adds up to a great crop!”
Nashville, TN – The 25th Annual Tennessee Beef Agribition will be held in Lebanon, TN March 8th, 9th and 10th at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon.
“For beef producers, Agribition is like no other event in the state,” says Wendy Sneed, livestock marketing specialist with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. “Agribition offers producers the opportunity to see top quality animals show on Friday and then, on Saturday, be available for purchase. The benefit of watching breeds being shown and judged just before sale is something few buyers ever experience in Tennessee except at Agribition.” «Read the rest of this article»
Brentwood, TN – After enjoying one of the best offensive days in school history,softball player Laurel Burroughs was named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.
A sophomore second baseman from Lebanon, TN, Burroughs recorded five hits in seven at bats, Saturday, at Trevecca – a .714 batting average.
Hopkinsville, KY – HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: HFBC) (“HopFed”), the parent company of Heritage Bank in Hopkinsville, Kentucky (“Heritage”), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sumner Bank & Trust (OTC Pink: SBKT), based in Gallatin, Tennessee (“Sumner”).
HopFed has agreed to pay approximately $14.3 million in cash, or $10.04 per share, to purchase all of the common stock and common stock equivalents of Sumner, including common stock that would be issued upon the conversion of Sumner’s convertible preferred stock upon a change of control (subject to adjustments). «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Softball
Clarksville, TN –‘s softball team will open up the 2013 season under first-year coach Stephanie Paris at the Plainsman Invitational tournament, hosted by Auburn, February 8th-10th, at Jane B. Moore Field.
Nashville, TN – It has been an honor to serve as the Tennessee State Representative of the 74th district and today I am declaring my bid for re-election. I will continue to focus on what is important for the people of Humphreys, Houston and the western part of Montgomery County. Over the past years I have had a strong focus on constituency needs, education, environment and veteran issues.
I was born to two school teachers, my mother a math teacher and father a science and agriculture teacher. After graduating from Castle Heights Military Academy located in Lebanon, Tennessee, I attended the University of Tennessee – Knoxville were I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Currently I hold a Professional License and I am also a member of the Caldwell Masonic Lodge.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrests Woman for Manufacturing and Selling Counterfeit Money in Wilson County
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a Lebanon woman over the weekend for her part in manufacturing and selling counterfeit money in the Wilson County area after she was indicted by the Wilson County grand jury on June 11th, 2012.
Stacy Rene Peters, 35, of Bluebird Lane in Lebanon, Tennessee was indicted on four counts of criminal simulation $1,000 to $10,000 and one count of criminal simulation $10,000 to $60,000. «Read the rest of this article»
Lebanon, TN – Cedars of Lebanon State Park will host the 35th Annual Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glade Wildflower Festival April 27th-28th.
Held in partnership with the Center for Cedar Glade Studies of Middle Tennessee State University, this event will offer visitors an opportunity to learn more about the area through seminars, guided nature walks, exhibits, guest speakers and naturalist displays. All events are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
Verizon Wireless Stores throughout Tennessee are collecting School Supplies to help ensure Kids have Resoures to Succeed
Nashville, TN – Middle Tennessee residents can drop off new school supplies at their local Verizon Wireless stores to give students back-to-school essentials for the new school year. The items collected will help local organizations serving underprivileged and low-income youth throughout Middle Tennesse better prepare students to learn and excel in school.
The nonprofit organizations receiving the supplies include: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Clarksville; Big Brothers of West Wilson County; the Boys & Girls Clubs (Middle Tennessee and Rutherford County); Dickson County Help Center; East Lincoln Elementary and East Middle School in Tullahoma, TN; Maury County Schools Needy Student Funds; and Sumner County United Way. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee - The month of July is National Parks and Recreation Month – the perfect time to get reacquainted with one of the great Tennessee State Parks in the Middle Tennessee area. From hiking to golfing to swimming – there’s truly something for every age and ability!
Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!
Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the winter. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!
Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»
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