8:30 PM May 12, 2015
The 43rd annual commencement ceremony at Volunteer State Community College was held Saturday and included the largest number of graduates participating in the ceremony in college history, at more than 470.
8:00 PM May 12, 2015
School News for May 12, 2015
7:30 PM May 12, 2015
(MTSU photo by Marsha Powers) Ivy, a female mallard duck, sits with her ducklings May 4 outside the Paul W. Martin Senior Honors Building. She later led the baby ducks to a pool of water near campus.
A month-long wait was rewarded May 4 when 12 of 13 eggs hatched from a mallard duck dubbed Ivy, who chose to nest in the ivy at the base of the columns in front of the MTSU Honors College.
6:30 PM May 12, 2015
Coles Ferry Elementary Students students participated in the Nashville Kids Rock Marathon on April 26.
5:30 PM May 12, 2015
Katelyn Byrd (left), of Lebanon, took the Florence Nightingale Pledge during a pinning ceremony May 1 at the University of Tennessee at Martin.
5:00 PM May 12, 2015
(Submitted to The Democrat) More than 2,500 Middle Tennessee State University students gather Saturday at the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro for commencement ceremonies.
Middle Tennessee State University’s 2,511 newly minted graduates rightly should be proud of their hard-won accomplishment because “it is a big deal,” but should always consider “detours” to find new opportunities, commencement speakers said Saturday.
4:30 PM May 12, 2015
Two local residents and Harding University students were inducted into the University’s chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Society.
10:00 PM May 5, 2015
There have been some changes in the fashion world.
9:30 PM May 5, 2015
Students Jump Rope for Heart at Gladeville Elementary School
8:30 PM May 5, 2015
Pictured are the FFA members who attended the state convention. Front row, from left, Sarah Prater, Becky Morgan, Bailey Hansen, Sarah Boudreau, Fiona Whitaker, Kendall Malone, Chekenna Fletcher, Miranda Hicks, Taylor Blankenship, Keele Dillon, Cayleigh York, Taylor Patterson, Kerrieann Pope, Michaela Hicks, Sadie Pittman, Rachael Boudreau, Summer Dodd, Sabrina Roberts and advisor Benny McDonald; back row, from left, Dalton Gates, Nolan Moss, Dylan Allison, Adam Manning, Isaiah Berman, Preston George and Mi
The Wilson Central FFA Chapter attended the 87th State FFA Convention in Gatlinburg, Tenn. March 29-April 1.
8:00 PM May 5, 2015
(Submitted to The Democrat) Lenora Upchurch is pictured with her winning entry and the grand prize Kindle Fire she received.
Watertown Middle School recently held a school nutrition promotion.
7:30 PM May 5, 2015
Watertown Elementary School principal’s list and honor roll
6:30 PM May 5, 2015
The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
5:30 PM May 5, 2015
Zoi Lancaster was chosen the “Navy – JROTC Student of the Month” for April 2015 by John Greer State Farm Insurance.
4:30 PM May 5, 2015
Lebanon High School HOSA officers presented Leukemia/Lymphoma Society’s Connie Hood a check for $1,238.91.
10:00 PM Apr 28, 2015
Spring is the time of the year where pastels and light colors are expected, but black is a color that can make a statement this spring, too.