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Organizers said they brought in 19,000 pounds of non-perishable food items that will help fight a problem that's bigger than most people think.
"One in six Tennesseans and one in four children are at risk of hunger in Tennessee," said Tasha Kennard, a spokesperson for Second Harvest.
The donations will help Second Harvest put food on the table for some 600,000 Tennesseans across 46 counties this year.
"We think it's great that the community continues to support our cause," Kennard said. "We know it takes a village to feed this community and we're very, very thankful for everyone s support."
While the fans were helping feed needy families outside the stadium. On the field, the Titans recognized another very special group that s also in need of support.
The Titans honored wounded Ft. Campbell soldier and Purple Heart recipient Army Corp. Christopher Bales, who got a standing ovation from the fans at LP Field.
"It's just huge," Bales said. "I mean it's really incredible."
But Bales and his family got more than just the chance to walk the same grass as the Titans, they also found out Sunday they'd be receiving a brand new house from Operation Finally Home.
"Giving these homes, we hope takes a huge burden off of them so they can focus on their families," said Rusty Carroll, marketing director of LP Building Products, a partner of Operation Finally Home. "Without worrying, in some respect, on some of the financial burdens and other challenges."
It was a surprise that left Bales almost speechless.
"I wasn't quite expecting it," Bales said.
Bale's home is expected to be finished January, 2014. Operation Finally Home plans to build houses for five other soldiers over the next two years.
Monday, November 5 2012, 07:17 AM CST
Tishomingo County voters OK beer, alcohol sales
May 22, 2013 23:38 GMT
IUKA, Miss. (AP) -- Tishomingo County is the latest Mississippi jurisdiction to legalize alcohol sales.
Voters approved the sale of liquor, wine and beer Tuesday, reports the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/13JCcix).
It wasn't clear referendums would pass until affidavit ballots were counted Wednesday.
With more than half Tishomingo County's voters casting ballots, legalizing alcohol passed by 42 votes, while legalizing beer and light wine passed by 73. The county borders Alabama and Tennessee.
Lawmakers legalized liquor at a proposed resort at the county's Bay Springs Lake in 2010, but it wasn't built.
Greene County voters legalized beer sales last year, while Corinth, New Albany and Senatobia have legalized alcohol sales under a 2012 law that allows cities to hold votes.
Mississippi has 13 remaining counties that allow no beer or alcohol sales.
Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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