Clarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Naomi Jones, 11, took home top honors when she was crowned Miss Tennessee Preteen National Teenager 2014 at Stewarts Creek High School on March 29th in Smyrna, Tennessee.
Representatives from across the state came to compete in the TN National Teenager Scholarship Pageant to showcase their achievements and accolades, and share over $30,000 in scholarship money and prizes.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday the city of Clarksville held their 5th Annual Spring Eggstravaganza at Heritage Park. Thousands of Clarksville’s children came out to enjoy the Easter one day early. The event featured over 20,000 Easter eggs spread out over eight different egg hunting sessions on the City of Clarksville’s baseball fields.
“This is our fifth year having the Spring Eggstravaganza at Heritage Park. We have over 20,000 eggs, inflatable’s, petting zoo, and a visit by the Easter Bunny of course. We’re looking to have a great time today,” said Matthew Dixon, Special Events Coordinator for the City of Clarksville’s Department of Parks and Recreation.
Clarksville, TN – Paying NCAA student-athletes monies above and beyond their athletic scholarships is something that’s been talked about for years, decades even, but recent events have brought paying athletes back into the headlines.
Land Between the Lakes
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area’s 2014 spring squirrel hunting season will open in Tennessee from May 10th-June 8th and in Kentucky from May 17th-June 20th.
Hunters must have a valid Kentucky or Tennessee state hunting license for the state in which they are hunting. Hunters age 16 and older must also have a Land Between The Lakes Hunter Use Permit. These are available at North and South Welcome Stations, Golden Pond Visitor Center, and wherever Kentucky and Tennessee state hunting licenses are sold. «Read the rest of this article»
SpaceX-3 Dragon spacecraft launched from NASA’s Cape Canaveral to deliver Science Cargo to International Space Station
Written by Steven Siceloff
Kennedy Space Center, FL – A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft full of NASA cargo, experiments and equipment blazed into orbit Friday, April 18th, aboard the company’s Falcon 9 rocket. The astronauts aboard the International Space Station will unload the supplies after the Dragon arrives at the orbiting research laboratory.
The manifest for the uncrewed Dragon includes almost 5,000 pounds of material including a spacewalking suit for astronauts plus related hardware and supplies for more than 150 science investigations to be conducted by the space station crews.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) announced today it will hold its first-ever youth and junior trooper academies for the public this summer in Nashville.
The agency’s youth academy is for students in grades 9-12 and is an overnight camp that will be held from June 23rd-27th. The junior trooper school is a day camp for middle school students in grades 6-8 and will take place July 15th-18th. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department would like to encourage the Clarksville Community to request police reports and accident reports online.
This is another “Go Green” initiative and saves time and money for the community and the CPD by going paperless.
Below are detailed instructions on how to request a police report and accident report. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville’s Jeremy Hermida Forces Extras With Three-Run Homer
Papillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds walked 10 batters, beaned two, and chucked three run-scoring wild pitches in Sunday afternoon’s 7-6 extra-innings loss to the Omaha Storm Chasers at Werner Park.
Trailing by three with two on and two out in the ninth inning, the Sounds got a lift from outfielder Jeremy Hermida, who drove the team’s third home run of the game deep over the right-field wall, leveling the score at six runs apiece.
APSU Sports Information
Muscle Shoals, AL – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team will travel to The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals, Monday-Wednesday, to participate in the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference championship.
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