Storms kill at least 32 nationwide; Union U. giving thanks twister missed campus
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--A major tornado hit Jackson, Tenn., for the second time since November and the third time since 1999, killing 14 people as part of a widespread system of tornadoes that killed at least 32 people nationwide May 4-5. The storms packed winds of at least 100 mph, golf-ball sized hail, heavy rains and severe lightning.
Speakers at BP journalism conference call students to mission in the media
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--More than 150 students and 30 faculty attended the second annual Baptist Press National Student Journalism Conference at the Southern Baptist Convention Building in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 10-12.
Students attended workshops held in the categories of print journalism, broadcast journalism, design, photography, literary magazines and public relations. They also joined in worship services and listened to keynote addresses from prominent Christian journalists.