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Have you had “The Talk” with a teen yet?

Have you had “The Talk” with a teen yet?

Casey Tomlin, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Health and Beauty, Hillsboro Community Engagement, News, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) The Lifeline (@800273TALK) · Twitter (The Lifeline is a 24-hour toll-free phone line for people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. An online chat option is also available.) There are roughly 30,000 suicides in the United States each year, an...

Recognizing signs of trouble and suggestions to help increase positive mental health

Recognizing signs of trouble and suggestions to help increase positive mental health

Cassie Tomlin, Health Science Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Health and Beauty, News, Showcase

Understanding the gravity of the past 45 days is difficult for the most savvy student or adult. The scope of the tragedies is large and massive. However, viewing facts for what they are, facts, can help one compartmentalize and a student or adult deal with each area of hurt, grief and fear or anger...

The NCAA Athlete Symposium offers College Compliance information not often shared

The NCAA Athlete Symposium offers College Compliance information not often shared

Christian Holt, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, MNPS News, News, Showcase

Hillsboro High School will be hosting the first annual Athletic Collegiate Compliance Symposium for any male or female athlete in the greater Nashville area who is interested in learning more about what it takes to move the to collegiate level as a scholar-athlete. The Symposium is the brainchild cr...

Hillsboro Lady Burro Devon Burns hits 1000!

Hillsboro Lady Burro Devon Burns hits 1000!

Angel Powell, Assistant Photo Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, News, Showcase, Sports

Nashville, TENN - For a high school boys or girls basketball player, scoring 1,000 career points is the ultimate goal. Hillsboro High School Senior, Devon Burns,  who recently signed with Cumberland University hit a personal milestone scoring her 1000th point. In a traditional presentation on Monday...

South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies at 78

South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies at 78

Susan Strasinger, Obituary

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Memorials and Obituaries, Music Reviews, News, Showcase, Video

Johannesburg - South Africans and music fans across the world are mourning the passing of the legendary jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist, Hugh Masekela, who died on Tuesday aged 78. Masekela is perhaps most famously known for his trumpet performance of the seminal work, "Grazin' in the Grass." Ho...

‘People just ran’: Students fled for lives in fatal school shooting at Marshall Co. High School in Benton, KY

‘People just ran’: Students fled for lives in fatal school shooting at Marshall Co. High School in Benton, KY

By KRISTIN M. HALL and DYLAN LOVAN, Associated Press

January 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — They ran silently, too stunned to shout. Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Some ran out of the building, into the fields, across the streets, through the doors of nearby businesses. "No one screamed," said 16-year-old Alexandria Capor...

Breaking News: House kicks budget can to February 16th; Senate debates bill Thursday night

Breaking News: House kicks budget can to February 16th; Senate debates bill Thursday night

Hillsboro Globe News Reports, Hillsboro Globe News Staff

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

  WASHINGTON  — A divided House voted Thursday to prevent a government shutdown after an eleventh-hour deal brought conservatives aboard. However, the GOP lead US Senate faces a gloomy, uphill battle to pass anything before the deadline. It remains unclear whether lawmakers would be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline.While both U...

Thousands gather in Memphis where King was slain

Thousands gather in Memphis where King was slain

Hillsboro Globe Staff

January 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

MEMPHIS, TENN (AP) —Martin King Day was signed into law in 1986 and this year's commemoration drew perhaps the most volatile  responses to our current leadership at the highest level. At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored Martin Luther King Jr., the lat...

Titans fire coach Mike Mularkey – Search for next head coach is under way

Titans fire coach Mike Mularkey – Search for next head coach is under way

AP reports

January 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennessee News, Tennessee Titans

Tennessee Titans Press Conference NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans believe the potential reward from quarterback Marcus Mariota working with his third head coach in his fourth NFL season outweighs the risk of change. Or sticking with the same coach. So now the Titans are looking fo...

Looking back on the earthquake that struck Haiti 8 years demonstrates that much is yet to done

Looking back on the earthquake that struck Haiti 8 years demonstrates that much is yet to done

Hillsboro Staff Reports

January 12, 2018


Filed under International News, News, Showcase

Roger Bilham, one of the first seismologists to visit Haiti after last month's earthquake, calls for UN enforcement of resistant construction in cities with a history of violent tremors. After 240 years of inactivity, the Enriquillo Plantain Garden Fault ruptured on the 12the of January 2010 a...

Eminem, The Killers, Muse lead lineup for Bonnaroo Festival

Eminem, The Killers, Muse lead lineup for Bonnaroo Festival

Sydney Johnson, Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music Reviews, Nashville News, Showcase

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Eminem, The Killers, Muse, Future, Bassnectar and Sturgill Simpson lead the lineup for this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Superfly and A.C. Entertainment are proud to unveil the initial artist lineup for the 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. This year’s ...

Holdsclaw leads Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame finalists

Holdsclaw leads Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame finalists

AP Reports

January 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Tennessee Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn - Chamique Holdsclaw, Tina Thompson and Katie Smith headline the 10 finalists for the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame announced Thursday. The three former WNBA stars were eligible for the first time this year. Holdsclaw is Tennessee's all-time leading scorer and rebounder and led the Lady Vols to national championships...

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