Nashville, TN - Tennessee received an “A” from Shared Hope International’s 2013 state report card released yesterday with a score of 93.5, the highest of any other state rated in the Protected Innocence Challenge.
In 2012, Tennessee was given a “C” on its state report card and showed significant improvement after bills cracking down on child sex trafficking were passed during the last legislative session. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Pom Squad’s Hayley Beard awarded scholarship by Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association
Clarksville, TN - Hayley Beard, a member of the Austin Peay State University pom squad, was awarded a scholarship by the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association (FNSNA) for the 2013-14 academic year.
Beard, who is a nursing major, was one of 69 students across the nation and one of eight in Tennessee to receive the Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarship.
American Heart Association says breaking a sweat while exercising regularly may help reduce Stroke Risk
Stroke is also the 5th leading killer in Tennessee (about 3200 deaths per year).
Dallas, TX – Breaking a sweat while working out regularly may reduce your risk of stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Regular activity seems to lower stroke risk by reducing blood pressure, weight and blood sugar.
Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a change of command ceremony June 28th on the division parade field at Fort Campbell.
Col. Robert Dillon, commander of the 89th Military Police Brigade, traveled from Fort Hood, Texas, to oversee the ceremony in which Lt. Col. Leevaine Williams Jr. took command of the battalion from outgoing commander Lt. Col. David G. Thompson.
From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, D.C. – On May 5th, 1868, Three years after the Civil War ended, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared that Decoration Day should be observed on May 30th. It is believed that date was chosen because flowers would be in bloom all over the country.
The first large observance was held that year at Arlington National Cemetery, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have announced that Akeem Ayers and Jurrell Casey are scheduled to appear at 5:30pm Tuesday, April 30th at the Kroger store located at 2100 Lowes Drive.
The Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan is a regional series of school visits and free, public autograph signings from April 29th through May 10th.
Titans Quarterback Jake Locker launches team’s tour through the Mid-South on April 29th
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have announced the complete itinerary for the Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan, a regional series of school visits and free, public autograph signings. The Caravan will make 44 total stops in Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama from April 29th through May 10th.
The Titans Caravan will be in Clarksville, TN at the Krogers, located at 2100 Lowes Drive, on Tuesday April 30th starting at 5:30pm.
Cordova, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team will step up in competition when it participates in the Memphis Invitational, Monday and Tuesday, at the Colonial Country Club South Course.
Nashville, TN – The Internal Revenue Service seeks civic-minded volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), which is a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies key issues, and makes recommendations for improving IRS services.
The TAP provides a forum for taxpayers to raise concerns about IRS service and offer suggestions for improvement. The TAP reports annually to the Secretary of the Treasury, the IRS Commissioner and the National Taxpayer Advocate. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf finishes in tie for second at Carter Plantation Intercollegiate
Springfield, LA – Austin Peay State University men’s golf didn’t quite receive the finish it was hoping, Tuesday. As a result, the Governors were forced to settle for a second-place tie at the Carter Plantation Intercollegiate.
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