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Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Exhibits and Competition registration now underway

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – This year’s competition has changed just a bit; instead of three different exhibits, Riverfest Tour d’Art will feature the following divisions exhibited at two locations: the Amateur, Professional, and Senior Division at Smith-Trahern Mansion and the High School Division at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

Artwork will be juried, and over $2,500 in prizes will be awarded. «Read the rest of this article»

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The Free Night at the Roxy Regional Theatre Thursday July 31st for the showing of Grease has Sold Out

 

The Show Thursday Night July 31st has SOLD OUT!

Roxy Regional TheatreValerie Hunter-Kelly & the Air Assault TeamClarksville, TN – The free night at the  Roxy Regional Theatre on Thursday, July 31st, for the musical production of Grease has Sold Out.

This free show was made possible by Valerie Hunter-Kelly and the Air Assault Team.

Grease the Musical at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

Grease the Musical at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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5th Special Forces Support Battalion hold change of command at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Justin Moeller
5th Special Forces Group

5th Special Forces GroupFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers, families and friends with the Group Support Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), also known as “Legion,” welcomed their new commander July 24th, 2014.

During a ceremony held here at Gabriel Field, Lt. Col. Fred L. Dela Cruz relinquished command of the GSB, 5th SFG (A), to Lt. Col. Anthony J. Boniface Jr. a native of Albany NY.

Lt. Col. Anthony J. Boniface Jr., incoming commander of the Group Support Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), salutes the battalion formation at the close of the GSB change of command ceremony held July 25, 2014, here at Gabriel field. (Sgt. Justin A. Moeller/U.S. Army)

Lt. Col. Anthony J. Boniface Jr., incoming commander of the Group Support Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), salutes the battalion formation at the close of the GSB change of command ceremony held July 25, 2014, here at Gabriel field. (Sgt. Justin A. Moeller/U.S. Army)

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Come out Thursday, July 31st for a free night at the Roxy Regional Theatre, Grease is the Word!

 

The Show Thursday Night July 31st has SOLD OUT!

Roxy Regional TheatreValerie Hunter-Kelly & the Air Assault TeamClarksville, TNCome and join the Roxy Regional Theatre for free in this once in a lifetime nostalgic event!

On Thursday, July 31st, the musical production of Grease for free thanks to Valerie Hunter-Kelly and the Air Assault Team has Sold Out.

Grease the Musical at the Roxy Regional Theatre

Grease the Musical at the Roxy Regional Theatre

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park plays host to Cooling at the Cave

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Another successful Cooling at the Cave was held Saturday July 26th.  As in the old days, everyone gathered around the cave’s entrance to listen to the music and to let the constant cool breeze blowing from the mouth of the cave cool them off. Before air conditioning, locals gathered at the cave to cool off and have fellowship with others.

The entertainment this year was again provided by the extremely popular Cumberland Wind Jazz Project. They played big band music from the 1930′s to 1960′s. Several events goers took to the dance floor and enjoyed themselves greatly.

Cumberland Winds Jazz Project

Cumberland Winds Jazz Project

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Tennessee Department of Health says Drug Overdose Deaths continue to rise in Tennessee

 

New State Law on ‘Overdose Antidote’ Naloxone Use Now in Place

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health’s Vital Statistics office today released data on 2013 drug overdose deaths in the state. The 1,166 fatalities last year involved prescribed and illegal drugs, unintentional and intentional overdoses, and compares with 1,094 overdose deaths in 2012.

In each of the last two years, more people died from drug overdoses in Tennessee than in either motor vehicle accidents or homicides or suicides*.

Year OD MVA Homicide Suicide
2012 1,094 958 456 956
2013 1,116 1,008 405 1,017
Total 2,260 1,966 861 1,973

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NASA says this years Perseid Meteor Shower will occur during a Supermoon

 

Written by Tony Phillips
Science at NASA

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Every year, sky watchers and summertime campers circle on their calendars a few key August nights—the 11th, 12th and 13th. These are the dates of the annual Perseid meteor shower, which rarely fails to please those who see it.

This year they’re adding a note: “supermoon.”

During the second week of August, the biggest and brightest full Moon of the year will face off against everyone’s favorite meteor shower—and the outcome could be beautiful.

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Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Accepting Applications for Fall Citizens’ Correctional Academy

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) is now accepting applications for the Fall 2014 Citizens’ Correctional Academy.

The academy is a four week/five session program designed to give Tennesseans an in-depth look at the state’s largest law enforcement agency.

Classes will be held every Tuesday evening during the month of September at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation adds Nathan McCollum of Sevierville to Top Ten Most Wanted list

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has a new fugitive on TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Nathan Lennon McCollum of Sevierville, TN.

Nathan McCollum is wanted by the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) for a Violation of Probation for Attempted Aggravated Kidnapping, Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon, Violation of an Order of Protection, several counts of theft and traffic charges.

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Nashville Sounds game tonight against Colorado Springs Rained Out

 

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Sounds, Sky Sox To Play Doubleheader On Wednesday Afternoon

Nashville SoundsColorado Springs, CO – Tuesday evening’s scheduled series opener between the Nashville Sounds and Colorado Springs Sky Sox at Security Service Field has been postponed due to rain.

The teams will make up the game as part of a 1:35pm CT doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon, when the two teams will play a pair of seven-inning games.

Tuesday Night game postponed due to wet field conditions. Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Tuesday Night game postponed due to wet field conditions. Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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