Topic: New Year
Tampa, FL – Motorists in Georgia, Tennessee, and now Florida welcomed the New Year with gasoline selling below $2.00 a gallon at some filling stations. This begins what could be a year of monstrous savings at the pump after record-high oil production in 2014 pushed crude oil and gas prices to the lowest level in six years.
U.S. gasoline prices were $1.11 more expensive just one year ago. At the beginning of 2014, the national average for regular unleaded was $3.32. Prices rose in the spring due to refinery maintenance and the switch to “summer-blend gasoline,” peaking at $3.70 on April 18th. «Read the rest of this article»
Washington, D.C. – The Expedition 42 crew orbiting Earth on the International Space Station gets the opportunity to celebrate New Year’s Eve a whopping 16 times as it circles the globe at 17,500 miles an hour.
Commander Barry “Butch” Wilmore and his crew, which includes NASA’s Terry Virts, Russian cosmonauts Elena Serova, Alexander Samoukutyaev and Anton Shkaplerov, and European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, say they plan to celebrate with fruit juice toasts.
Fort Campbell, KY – Back to back, heart pumping classes are being offered at Estep to help you reach your resolution of creating a healthy lifestyle in the New Year.
On January 10th, you can participate in all classes for only $4.00 each, or it is included in the price of your membership.
Resolution You…Day of Renewal coincides with Estep’s Resolution You program and is a great way to kick off the year. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
Monrovia, Liberia – On December 31st, 2014, the 101st Sustainment Brigade, Task Force Lifeliner, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, lower their patch in celebration of the New Year at Camp Buchanan, Buchanan, Liberia.
The Soldiers celebrated with a night fun run, a talent show, and the lowering of the 101st Sustainment Brigade Patch at midnight.
Clarksville, TN – Rossview High School’s boys basketball team got a driving layup from Javon Vaughn in the final seconds, Tuesday, December 23rd in the final game of its own Christmas Classic, to defeat Logan County (KY) High School, 57-56, and extend its win streak to three games.
The Hawks (8-5) had seen Logan County take its final lead of the contest, 56-55, with two free throws by Noah Whittinghill, with 24 seconds left.
Rossview would bring the ball up, but got trapped in the corner, forcing a timeout, with 14.1 seconds left.
Clarksville, TN – It wasn’t that long ago that I was a divorcee. It was not an easy time in my life by any stretch of even the most twisted imagination. But one thing is for sure; hope was the O2 of every breath I took.
I am remarried now. And I certainly feel blessed, but I have several friends who are “single moms” and they are some of the most beautifully humble, loving and godly people I know. There isn’t a public figure, famous writer, or inspirational speaker that adds more value and light to my life than these women do.
Fort Campbell’s 101st Sustainment Brigade brings in the New Year with Officers versus Enlisted Basketball Game
Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Officers and enlisted soldiers with Task Force Lifeliner dribble into the New Year. They competed against each other in a friendly game of basketball to prove once and for all “Who the better basketball player is?”
This game gave the Lifeliners an opportunity to demonstrate their sportsmanship and to further build on unit camaraderie outside of their operational mission.
Brand Also Brings Back Free Waffle Cone Offer and Serves Up Other Delicious, Seasonal Treats to Kick Off the New Year
Canton, MS – Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is rolling out its red carpet in celebration of the awards show season and kicking off 2014 with its new Flavor of the Month, Movie Theater Popcorn.
This show-stopping treat features popcorn-flavored ice cream and butter popcorn crisp pieces all wrapped together with a salty caramel ribbon and is the perfect treat to serve at any awards show viewing party.
The brand is also celebrating the New Year by offering guests a free freshly-baked waffle cone upgrade with the purchase of a double scoop of ice cream at participating locations.
Fort Campbell, KY – Start the New Year out with a Lunch and Learn Parenting Workshop. ACS Family Advocacy Program will be offering this three part workshop on January 8th, 22nd and 29th from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Family Resource Center.
This workshop is appropriate for Families with children ages 5 to 12. Topics that will be covered include: Your Style of Parenting and How Does it Influence Your Child, How to Win Cooperation With Your Child, and How to Raise a Responsible Child. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its first regular session of the New Year on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014. Not much was going on, as it was again a very light agenda.
There are a couple of items of interest and an update that I will provide. «Read the rest of this article»
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