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U.S. promises aid for Tennessee flood victims

A week after storms sent rivers and creeks sloshing into homes, hotels and honky-tonk bars, Nashville officials estimated the damage at $1.4 billion and received a promise of federal aid on May 10. “We will continue to return to make sure you have all the assistance you need,” said Shaun Donovan, secretary of the U.S. […]

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David Nail – “I’m About to Come Alive”

As a little Southern girl I was raised in church, often squirming on hard, unforgiving pews and distractedly swinging my feet clad in black patent-leather shoes and lacy white socks, my head slung back and staring up at the bright jewels of the stained glass windows. But it was always the music – the soaring […]

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Carrie Underwood – DeSoto Civic Center, DeSoto County, MS

by Julie Hawkins Sunday, October 26, 2008 – DeSoto Civic Center, DeSoto County, MS Carrie Underwood delivered an astounding vocal performance once again on Sunday night. However, even with a nearly pitch-perfect show, the audience of over seven thousand was left disenchanted, as the artist, striving to depict her three-year rise to stardom, from her […]

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