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Fort Campbell soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted: 05/31/2011 - The military says 19-year-old Pfc. Anthony M. Nunn of Burnet, Texas, died Monday in Paktika province after insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

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Officials say Browns Ferry safe during twisters

Posted: 05/31/2011 - A powerful EF-5 tornado came within about seven miles of the plant during the severe weather outbreak on April 27. While the plant wasn't damaged, it had to be shut down because of the loss of outside power.

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Workers in 5 more counties OK'd for storm help

Posted: 05/31/2011 - Workers in five additional West Tennessee counties are now eligible for disaster unemployment assistance as a result of severe weather April 25 through 28.

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W.Virginia court rejects bid to halt Massey Energy sale

Posted: 05/31/2011 - The West Virginia Supreme Court has declined to issue an order barring Massey Energy shareholders from voting on a proposed $7.1 billion sale to rival coal producer Alpha Natural Resources.

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KKR plans to buy Academy Sports

Posted: 05/31/2011 - The buyout firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP has agreed to buy a majority stake in Academy Sports + Outdoors, a sporting goods retailer with 131 outlets in 11 states in the Southeast.

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Police close Nashville wave pool after fights

Posted: 05/31/2011 - Metro Nashville Police sent about 2,000 people home after teenage fights and a disorderly crowd forced the early closure of the city's public wave pool.

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Plane with 4 aboard sought in north Georgia

Posted: 05/31/2011 - A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman says authorities in north Georgia are looking for a missing plane with four people on board.

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ConAgra Foods gives $420,000 to 11 nonprofits

Updated: 05/31/2011 - The Omaha-based maker of Healthy Choice, Orville Redenbacher, Chef Boyardee and other branded food products picked the 11 grant winners out of more than 325 applicants for their innovative approaches.

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8 new hangars being built at Nashville airport

Posted: 05/31/2011 - The airport on Nashville's west side is marking its 25th anniversary this year. It is a reliever airport for Nashville International Airport and is home to many Middle Tennessee aviators.

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Cincinnati man wins Memphis conducting competition

Posted: 05/31/2011 - Ken Lam, a native of Hong Kong, set aside a law career to pursue his love of music and conducting. He won $7,500 in the competition, sponsored by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.

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Tennessee has troubled history with medical examiners

Posted: 05/30/2011 - The court battle to get records of beleaguered former Knox County medical examiner Sandra Elkins provides another glimpse into Tennessee's storied history with some of its top death investigators.

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Rescue crews trying to free man in cave

Updated: 05/30/2011 - Franklin County Sheriff's Sgt. Chris Guess said the 51-year-old Huntsville, Ala., man fell into Sinking Cove Cave on Sunday afternoon and has broken bones and injuries to his back, pelvis and wrist.

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Tickets going fast for Bluegrass Festival

Posted: 05/30/2011 - Gabrielle Gray said more than 3,200 advance tickets had been sold for the June 23-25 event in Owensboro -- and a majority of those were three-day tickets.

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Nashville initiative designed to help nonprofits

Posted: 05/30/2011 - Lipscomb University in Nashville and a management group have announced an initiative designed to encourage collaborations among nonprofits in Middle Tennessee.

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June 1 is deadline for disaster food stamps

Posted: 05/30/2011 - The food stamps have been issued since May 23. The benefits represent up to a one-month allotment and can be used for up to 90 days at any authorized grocery retailer.

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