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AAA says Travel Concerns Push Vacation Prices Lower

 

AAA urges Americans to be informed when shaping 2016 travel plans

AAAKnoxville, TN – Media publicity regarding terrorism, the stock market, and now the Zika virus is weighing on the minds of travelers, many of whom are turning to AAA for advice on whether they should alter their vacation plans.

AAA always encourages Americans to be cautious when traveling the world, and to be aware of any health or security alerts before leaving. Although much has been made about the Zika virus, and travelers should stay informed, Federal health officials have not issued travel restrictions to those countries with active virus transmission.

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Land Between The Lakes deadline for Quota Turkey Hunt nears

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The deadline for Turkey Quota Hunt applications at Land Between The Lakes is February 29, 2016. Hunters may apply online, 24/7, at lblquotahunt.hometracker.com/ or by phone until 4:00pm February 29th.

If applying by phone, call 270.924.2065, 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday. Application fees are $5.00 online and $7.00 by phone.

Two adult quota hunts and a youth quota hunt in both the Kentucky and Tennessee portions of Land Between The Lakes require prior application. Hunting is not permitted between these dates.

LBL Aerial of North End Canal. (Land Between the Lakes)

LBL Aerial of North End Canal. (Land Between the Lakes)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Spring Adult Softball Leagues registration going on now

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is current accepting registrations for their spring adult softball leagues.

Leagues are open to men and women ages 18 and older.

Spring Adult Softball League registrations now being excepted by Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

Spring Adult Softball League registrations now being excepted by Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

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Montgomery Central Little League registration for 2016 going on now

 

Montgomery Central Little LeagueCunningham, TN – The Montgomery Central Little League is holding registration for the 2016 season. Kids ages 4-18 years old can be registered for Baseball and Girls Softball.

Games will be held at the new RichEllen Park located at 1466 Highway 149.

The next registration will be held at Pages Sporing Goods located on Madison Street right beside Firehouse Subs from 9:00am until 12:00pm.

Montgomery Central Little League games will be held at the new RichEllen Park.

Montgomery Central Little League games will be held at the new RichEllen Park.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation currently taking registrations for Youth Recreation Leagues

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Registration for the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Youth Recreation Leagues is underway. Participants can register now through March 28th at any of our three community centers, the Parks and Recreation office as well as online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec

The baseball, softball and t-ball leagues are open to youth ages 5 to 14. For first time participants, birth certificates are required at time of registration to verify the child’s age.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation now excepting registration for Spring Adult Softball Leagues

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Despite the wintery chill, Clarksville Parks and Recreation is gearing up for our spring adult softball leagues.

Registration begins today, Monday, January 25th, 2016 with an organizational meeting scheduled for 3:00pm on Saturday, January 30th at the Burt-Cobb Community Center.

Spring Adult Softball League registrations now being excepted by Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

Spring Adult Softball League registrations now being excepted by Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

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Tennessee Farmers Markets Beat the Chill

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Tennessee farmers markets are giving customers what they want:  access to as many fresh local products as possible through the cold weather months. Winter farmers markets and online market options are part of the national movement to make local and seasonal eating a viable choice year round.

Winter markets offer a wide variety of fresh produce that grows well in cooler weather, like broccoli, brussels sprouts, kale, carrots and cabbage. Autumn produce that stores well is also still available.

Winter Hoop House Crops. (TDA)

Winter Hoop House Crops. (TDA)

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Austin Peay State University celebrates Professor Cindy Marsh’s career with new Art Exhibit

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Trahern Gallery, with support from APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art and Design, will celebrate the work of retiring professor of art, Cynthia Marsh (Cindy), with a new exhibit this month.

APSU Professor Cindy Marsh

APSU Professor Cindy Marsh

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Marble Mountain: A Vietnam Memoir is an Adrenalin rush

 

Clarksville Book ReviewClarksville, TN – Marble Mountain: A Vietnam Memoir is a book that takes you inside the mind of a helicopter pilot in the throes of war.. When you begin the first chapter, you are captured by the understated play-by-play of the life of a young boy who grew up in Tullahoma and became a decorated pilot in one of the areas of heavy combat in Vietnam.

Bud Willis, author of Bluestocking and former resident of Clarksville, tells the story in Marble Mountain of being a pilot of a Huey (UH1-E, the workhorse helicopter of the Vietnam War; it is a forerunner of the Cobra) and being sent to pick up an injured Marine.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council to study Economic Impact of Spending by Nonprofit Arts and Culture Organizations and Their Audiences

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The arts mean business.

That is the message being delivered today by the Clarksville/Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council, who announced it has joined “Arts & Economic Prosperity 5,” a national study measuring the economic impact of nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences.

In Clarksville and Montgomery County, the research study is being conducted by AHDC in partnership with Americans for the Arts and the Tennessee Arts Commission.

AHDC to participate in fifth national study to measure the impact of arts and culture spending on local jobs, income paid to local residents, and revenue generated to local and state governments.

AHDC to participate in fifth national study to measure the impact of arts and culture spending on local jobs, income paid to local residents, and revenue generated to local and state governments.

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