Tennessee ranks 6th in the Nation for Insurance Claims Resulting from Lightning according to State Farm
State Farm® Paid out Nearly $15 Million in Lightening Claims in 2013
Lightning is an underrated danger and the second leading cause of storm-related deaths in the U.S., exceeded only by floods. Most lightning claims were surge or power related.
Damage is generally caused by power surges carried by the electrical wiring, TV cable, or phone lines serving the home or business and usually involve one or more electronic items.
According to State Farm, Tennessee paid out more than $5 million in lightning claims. Georgia led the nation in claims resulting from lightening in 2013 with nearly $15 million paid out.
Clarksville, TN – In the last few days, Clarksville Police Department Officers have taken several similar reports of vehicle vandalisms- misdemeanors and felonies.
These incidents occurred in the downtown area, Madison Street area, and may have occurred in other areas that have not yet been reported. Most of the vandalized vehicles were parked along the streets or in easily accessible areas.
Fort Campbell, KY – Maj. Gen. James C. McConville relinquished command of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) to Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky during a change of command ceremony, June 20th, 2014, at the division parade field here.
The ceremony and passing of the division colors was presided over by Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command.
Clarksville Gas and Water issues additional update on Ashland City Road/41A Bypass Water Outage and Lane Closure
Friday, June 20th, 2014
Water service has been restored for most residents; however, low water pressure may continue to affect the Downtown, New Providence Boulevard, St. Bethlehem, Madison Street, and the Highway 41A Bypass areas until approximately 8:30pm. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Today, June 20th, 2014 the Clarksville Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Regions Bank on 1001 South Riverside Drive at 1:08pm.
The suspect demanded money while in possession of a gun. The suspect is currently in custody. This is an ongoing investigation. There is no further information at this time. Details will be released at a later time.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds announced today that a new, high-definition video version of its famous guitar-shaped scoreboard will be one of the signature pieces at First Tennessee Park when the new ballpark opens next April in North Nashville.
Sounds owner Frank Ward said today that it became very clear to the team that a version of baseball’s most famous scoreboard was something that needed to be included at the new facility.
Friday, June 20th, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water is continuing a 24-inch water main line repair on Ashland City Road at the Highway 48 intersection.
Water service will be intermittently disrupted in the downtown area, St. Bethlehem area, Madison Street corridor, New Providence Boulevard, and the Highway 41A Bypass area for the next several hours. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) meteorologists are tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Clarksville to New Johnsonville, moving east at 30 mph.
Some locations in the path include Palmyra, Waverly, New Johnsonville, Hurricane Mills, Cunningham, McEwen, Slayden, Vanleer, Bucksnort, Charlotte, Dickson and Ashland City. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University’s Gregory Singleton named Omicron Delta Kappa Faculty Officer of the Year
Clarksville, TN – Gregory R. Singleton, Austin Peay State University associate vice president and dean of students, was recently selected by Omicron Delta Kappa as the 2014 recipient of the Morlan-Bishop Faculty Officer of the Year Award during the ODK National Convention and Centennial Celebration, held in Lexington, VA, June 11th-1th, 2014.
Flags Donated at The American Dream Celebration to be Retired on July 3rd at Trail of Tears Commemorative Park in Hopkinsville, KY
Hopkinsville, KY – Flag Day, June, 14th, 2014 would not have been the same in Hopkinsville, KY without the stirring concert performed by The Cumberland Winds Concert Band, directed by Mike Ritter.
Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the annual American Dream Celebration featured a rousing patriotic concert by the famed orchestra from Clarksville, TN.
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