• Editorial: Families Should Not Get More Money for Trips

    by The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) January 2015

    As much as I respect Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer, I think he is wrong that the Student Emergency Fund, OSU, the NCAA or another governing body should pay for the expenses incurred by the players' families who choose to see the game in person.

  • Booster Donation Helps Fund Scoreboard Replacement

    by JONATHAN SCHOLLES January 2015

    The Dalton School District received a sizable donation from its athletic booster club to replace the scoreboard at McFarren Field, its high school football stadium.

  • Study: Support for Rec Center Exists, But Not the $32M

    by Nick Blizzard January 2015

    Officials in Miamisburg and Miami Twp. partnered with the Miamisburg City School District and Sycamore Medical Center to study whether a community wellness center was needed or wanted by local residents.

  • Parents Will Get Help with College Football Playoff Travel

    by David Jablonski January 2015

    Moments after speaking about his hope that players' families will receive heftier stipends in the future to attend College Football Playoff games, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer heard good news about that topic - and surprising news in that it affects the present.

  • Meyer Calls to Help Fund Families' Title Game Travel

    by David Jablonski January 2015

    Urban Meyer, feeling the squeeze from Ezekiel Elliott, said families shouldn't feel the financial squeeze of another trip. If it's up to Urban Meyer, Buckeyes players such as Nik Sarac and Doran Grant will have their families to celebrate with after the title game in Texas.

  • School to Mull Anonymous $100K Fitness Center Donation

    by Alex Chambliss January 2015

    The Cleveland City School Board is expected to vote Monday whether to accept a $100,000 anonymous donation to create a fitness center/weight room for the new gymnasium at Cleveland High School.

  • $1M Naming Rights Deal Funds Park Improvements

    by Ron Maxey 901-333-2019 December 2014

    Southaven has agreed to a $1 million, 10-year deal with Mississippi-based BankPlus for naming rights at the city-owned Snowden Grove Park, and money from the agreement will help finance improvements to Snowden Grove Amphitheatre and other venues within the park.

  • $6M Donation to Fund Performance Center at Miami U.

    by Mark Schmetzer December 2014

    Miami alum Randy Gunlock and his wife, Vicki, are providing a lead gift of $6 million to construct Gunlock Family Performance Center.

  • Lessee Invested $20K to Ensure Public Pool's Reopening

    by Megan Boehnke 865-342-6432 December 2014

    The Emerald Youth Foundation will reopen the city-owned pool it has leased at the Dr. E.V. Davidson Community Center after investing $20,000 in upgrades to the facility.

  • Online Program 'Pears' Youth Groups with Donors

    by News Sentinel staff December 2014

    Youth groups and school groups within a 50-mile radius of Knoxville have an opportunity to enjoy the fruits of a new partnership. Groups, from youth or high school sports teams to academic clubs and music groups, can use their social networks to complete online tasks to earn sponsorship dollars, up to $1,000, for the items they need through the new, free “Better Community Connections” sponsorship program from U.S. Cellular and Pear.