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Tennessee banker N. Houston Parks named LAS board president

 
Pres. Bd of Directors, LAS Mdl TN

N. Houston parks, President of the Middle Tennessee Legal Aid Society Board of Directors

The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee has announced the selection of its new president of the board of directors as, N. Houston Parks. Parks is Chief Financial Officer of First Farmers and Merchants Bank of Columbia, TN. He has a extensive association and record of service with the Legal Aid Society.

Mr. Parks has a distinguished career development path, having attained his B.A. from Rhodes College and his J.D. from the University of Tennessee. Additionally he has attended the Cannon Financial Institute and the Executive Banking Institute. His professional affiliations include the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and Maury County Bar Association. He has previously served as Board Vice President of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee. He has also serves on the Martin Methodist College Board of Trustees and the Maury Alliance Board of Directors. Prior to joining First Farmers, Parks practiced law in Columbia. «Read the rest of this article»


Cranberries: What would the winter holidays be without them?

 

Cranberry fruit on the vine

Cranberries. Once upon a time in American history they were called “Craneberries.”  So many people walk past the basket of this hard red fruit, not quite sure of what to do with the berries, culled from watery bogs in places like Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the Canadian Maritimes, or in land-locked Wisconsin.

Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines found in acidic bogs throughout the cooler parts of the Northern Hemisphere. Cranberries are low, creeping shrubs or vines with wiry stems and small evergreen leaves. The flowers are dark pink.

Cranberries, a major commercial crop in certain American states and Canadian provinces, are processed into products such as juice, sauce, and sweetened dried cranberries, with the remainder sold fresh to consumers. «Read the rest of this article»


Clarksville Fox schedule team try-outs

 

The Clarksville Fox, the area’s all women’s semi-pro full contact football team, will be having try-outs for the 2009 IWFL football season Saturday December 20th, 27th, and January 3rd and 10th at Northwest High School at 1:00 PM. All you need to try-out is want to play full contact football and be a part of a championship organization.

Tossing the medicine ball

Tossing the medicine ball during Clarksville Fox try-outs on December 13.

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