Saturday, January 31, 2015

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HSU offensive coordinator hired as head Scrapper football coach

School board members voted unanimously to hire Volarvich, whose lengthy list of accomplishments includes having played professional football overseas, leading the nation in offensive scoring for three seasons as a coach and mentoring a conference player of the year six of his last seven seasons. He has coached at the college level for 16 years, helping lead various teams to two Division II playoff appearances and two bowl game wins in addition to the two bowl game victories he earned as a player in 1996 and 97.

Chamber’s top job changes hands

Terrell and her husband, Ray, have co-owned the Home Improvement Center in Nashville alongside Lance Terrell for the past eight years. She has been a member of the chamber of commerce board for about two years.
“It’s a privilege and an honor to serve as the president of the Nashville chamber of commerce,” Terrell expressed. 
Board members rotate terms as president. Each time it is a member’s term to serve, they are asked if they are interested in taking over the position. If they are, the other board members vote them in. 

School receives accreditation through June 2019

Members of the district’s board of education and senior staff were informed of the decision Wednesday during a special called meeting that featured a presentation from AdvancED representative Cynthia Anderson, who chaired the team that conducted the review. The announcement followed a presentation  on findings the group made during their week-long visit, which began Sunday and concluded prior to Wednesday’s meeting.

Crowd of roughly 200 hears from renowned women’s speaker

The event featured Andrea Lennon as the guest speaker and the topic “Reflecting on His Glory.” Her 15 minute lesson reflected the meaning, importance, and application of Romans 12:2, in which she taught the nearly 200 women present how to refrain from getting so caught up in worldly thinking and acting that they fail to properly serve the Lord. 
Lennon, originally from Paris, Arkansas, lives in Conway and works for True Vine Ministry. Aside from being a renowned speaker, she is also the author of two books and is working on her third.

Hospital expecting $1.4 million cash influx

The lion’s share of the income is expected to arrive in June, with $389,232 in anticipated reimbursements from the state and federal governments set to arrive at that time as well as $771,844 resulting from the hospital’s 2014 Medicaid cost report. Craig said the reimbursements are the result of the hospital achieving ‘meaningful use’ status with its electronic records systems, and that the funds cover the costs associated with implementing the new technology.

Is there one God?

January 29, 2015 - 2:19pm -- Katelyn Coffman
The January 7th attack on the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo by Muslim terrorists (sorry, BBC News) claimed the lives of twelve individuals and initiated a firestorm of controversy concerning a variety of issues that continues even weeks later. Debates about topics like the boundaries of free speech, the true nature of the tenets of Islam, and whether or not the Pope really would punch someone in the face who cursed his mother have resonated across the blogosphere, through the airwaves, and on the pages of printed media.