Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee Economic Development Council (EDC) Executive Board is pleased to announce they have initiated the search for the new EDC Executive Director.
The EDC serves as the staffing and support organization for its member entities, the Industrial Development Board (IDB), Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Chamber of Commerce, and is moving forward to have the position filled by February 28th, 2014. «Read the rest of this article»
Golden Pond, KY – Applications for the 2013 Quota Deer Hunts at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area may be submitted July 1st-31st, online at www.lbl.org or by phone at 270.924.2065.
The application fee is $5.00 online, or $7.00 by phone. After applying, applicants can check back in late-August to see if they were drawn.
Quota hunts provide unique recreational opportunities within the LBL region and help maintain a healthy deer population. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the Fourth Annual Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit (TOYS), June 9th-14th, 2013 for high school students from across Tennessee. The students will be introduced to many outdoor activities at the event to be held at the Montgomery County Shooting Complex near Clarksville.
Among the different outdoor activities that the students will have an opportunity to become introduced to will include boating, hunting, trapping, archery, photography, marksmanship, plant identification, forestry, camping, water quality, trap shooting, skeet shooting, wildlife identification, and several classes with wildlife and fishery biology as the topic. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Applications for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2013 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts will be accepted beginning December 12th, 2012.
Applications are available and will be accepted at any TWRA license agent, TWRA regional office, or online at the TWRA website at www.tnwildlife.org. Applications will be accepted beginning at 12:00am (CST) on December 12th and will not be accepted after 11:59pm (CST) on February 6th, 2013. Mailed applications will not be accepted. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol is now accepting applications for the fall session of its Citizens’ Trooper Academy. The first session is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 10th, 2012. Sessions will run from 6:00pm until 9:00pm weekly.
The 10-week academy, which consists of approximately 30 hours of training, is designed to develop a better understanding and awareness of the Tennessee Highway Patrol as well as its parent agency, the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, in the community through a hands-on approach. Topics covered include investigations, patrol, homeland security and many other areas of the patrol. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Hands on Clarksville is pleased to announce it has received a community grant from The Home Depot Foundation to help local veterans and their families with weatherization repairs.
With help from Home Depot’s Team Depot, community volunteers will implement the Hometown Heroes Weatherization Project in late February 2012.
According to the Home Depot Foundation website, Home Depot supports volunteering to improve the physical health of neighborhoods and help creates healthier and more stable environments where families can thrive. «Read the rest of this article»
State and National Scholarships Will Be Awarded
Nashville, TN – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC of Tennessee) is currently accepting applications from engineering and land surveying students in Tennessee for the 2012 national ACEC engineering scholarship program, which will award several scholarships totaling $20,000, and for the 2012 national Council of Structural Engineers scholarship program, which will award a $5,000 scholarship to a structural engineering student pursuing a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering. «Read the rest of this article»
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area reminds hunters that the July 31st deadline for 2011 quota deer hunt applications is rapidly approaching.
To submit a hunt application, go online to www.lbl.org and apply before July 31st, 2011. You can revisit the LBL website in late August and use your login information and password to see if you were drawn and print your permit and maps. If you are not drawn, your updated preference point information will be displayed. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department will be hosting The Teen Citizen Police Academy, July 18th through July 22nd, 2011. The course is free and the curriculum includes crime scene investigation, narcotics investigation, K-9 unit, and much more.
The Teen Citizen Police Academy is for teens between the ages of 13-17. The times are 8:00am for Monday and 9:00am Tuesday through Friday, with pick up times no later than 2:45pm each day. The purpose of this academy is to create a better understanding between citizens and police through education. «Read the rest of this article»
Golden Pond, KY – Applications for 2011 Quota Deer Hunts at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area may be submitted online at www.lbl.org from July 1st through July 31st. The application fee is $5.00. After applying, applicants can enter the website with their user name and password in late-August to see if they were drawn.
Quota hunts not only provide unique recreational opportunities within the LBL region, they help maintain a healthy deer population. Deer harvested on LBL are bonus deer and do not count toward statewide bag limits. All quota hunt permits will be either-sex permits, and there is an LBL-wide one (1) antlered buck limit. «Read the rest of this article»