All SySTEMs Go

All SySTEMs Go

Nov 22, 2014 | No Comments

By DeeGee Lester When looking at dreams and opportunities in life, most people have a natural tendency to hesitate (“I’m not sure about this”), procrastinate (“I’d better wait until a better time”) or sabotage themselves. Stratford STEM Magnet High School sophomore Jack Utley is not one of those people. The son of Michael and Tracy […]

A Mission & A Heart for Children

A Mission & A Heart for Children

Nov 5, 2014 | No Comments

From The School at Mariani, Haiti By Michelle Bonville Ever since I was a young girl, I have dreamed of being a missionary. I remember when I was in the third or fourth grade, one of the teachers asked us to describe our dream house. Mine was a grass hut with dirt floors in Africa. […]

Jordan Weisenauer

Jordan Weisenauer

Oct 30, 2014 | No Comments

By Cody Crawford Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 20, Jordan Weisenauer changed his major to art. Now 24, he is a professional artist, working mostly on commissions, and is highly respected in the art community. His website boasts over fifty original works. “I view everything as a metaphor for something else,” he stated […]

Ronny Scaife Day at Plunkett’s Playhouse

Ronny Scaife Day at Plunkett’s Playhouse

Oct 28, 2014 | One Comment

Ronny Scaife Day will begin inside Plunkett’s Playhouse on AM station WMLR 1230, Hohenwald, Tennessee from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. “We’re gonna play some of his demos, which I’ve been playing for a few years now, and get lots of requests for. Dad and some other songwriters are gonna come by,” Kori Plunkett, daughter […]

Apple Watch Review

Apple Watch Review

Oct 28, 2014 | No Comments

By Cody Crawford Apple has finally come to market with a wearable device such as their competitors (Samsung, Motorola and Sony) have had for about a year. The Apple Watch was announced September 9 and will be released to the public early in 2015. Use of the Apple Watch will require an iPhone; the watch […]

Jordan Weisenauer

Oct 30, 2014 | No Comments
Jordan Weisenauer

By Cody Crawford Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 20, Jordan Weisenauer changed his major to art. Now 24, he is a professional artist, working mostly on commissions, and is highly respected in the art community. His website boasts over fifty original works. “I view everything as a metaphor for something else,” he stated […]

Raw Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

Oct 27, 2014 | No Comments
Raw Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

By Katie Taylor Intrigued by the recent hype surrounding the benefits in consuming more raw fruits and vegetables, this month I set out on a mission to make raw recipes more accessible to folks with busy schedules like me. First of all, what is “raw food” anyway? Most raw food consumers agree an ingredient is considered […]

Introducing Validity News!

Sep 18, 2014 | No Comments
Introducing Validity News!

Hello everyone! We are proud to introduce a brand new website, Validity News.  On Validity News, you will find news from all over our region, from event announcements to road closings. Validity News is also on Twitter @ValidityNews.  Make sure to follow @ValidityMag for articles from Validity Magazine, and follow @ValidityNews for daily information from […]

Ronny Scaife Day at Plunkett’s Playhouse

Oct 28, 2014 | One Comment
Ronny Scaife Day at Plunkett’s Playhouse

Ronny Scaife Day will begin inside Plunkett’s Playhouse on AM station WMLR 1230, Hohenwald, Tennessee from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. “We’re gonna play some of his demos, which I’ve been playing for a few years now, and get lots of requests for. Dad and some other songwriters are gonna come by,” Kori Plunkett, daughter […]

Ciera’s Comeback

Aug 15, 2014 | No Comments
Ciera’s Comeback

By Cody Crawford Meet Ciera at age 20. Pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, living with roommates, paying her bills by working as a waitress, Ciera was every bit the traditional college student. Her semester was a bit hectic, though. She had signed up for demanding courses, and in the process of juggling school […]

Amber’s Drive

Oct 3, 2014 | 2 Comments
Amber’s Drive

By Becky Jane Newbold   Great music sometimes comes from the most unlikely of places. Lifelong songwriter and musician, Denny Rudolph, pours passion into every lyric and every note.  But dreams of a musical career definitely took a back burner to his day job as a financial advisor.  Online and after hours, like most truly […]

October Declared Elephant Awareness Month in the State of Tennessee

Oct 8, 2014 | No Comments

Hohenwald, Tenn.– To recognize the achievements of The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, October 2014 has been declared “Elephant Awareness Month” throughout Tennessee, Lewis County and Hohenwald, Tennessee. Governor Bill Haslam, Lewis County Mayor Bill Webb, and Hohenwald Mayor Johnny Clayton all signed official proclamations stating, “The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee continually sets goals to better […]

All SySTEMs Go

Nov 22, 2014 | No Comments
All SySTEMs Go

By DeeGee Lester When looking at dreams and opportunities in life, most people have a natural tendency to hesitate (“I’m not sure about this”), procrastinate (“I’d better wait until a better time”) or sabotage themselves. Stratford STEM Magnet High School sophomore Jack Utley is not one of those people. The son of Michael and Tracy […]