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Girl Scouts volunteer for Earth Day event at Cheatham Lake

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAshland City, TN – Local Girl Scouts joined park rangers at Cheatham Lake today for Earth Day activities, and their volunteer work contributed toward earning a Community Service badge.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Park Rangers discussed topics such as what is Earth Day, importance of planting native species plants, bird habitats, wetlands, and water safety.

These Girl Scouts from Troop 390 plant native plants and grasses April 28, 2018 that will become an Ecological Landscape Exhibit for visitors to Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tenn. (UTrey Church)

These Girl Scouts from Troop 390 plant native plants and grasses April 28, 2018 that will become an Ecological Landscape Exhibit for visitors to Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tenn. (UTrey Church)

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TBI arrests David Vaughn of Springfield in Theft Case

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) have obtained an indictment for a Springfield man in connection to the theft of more than a quarter of a million dollars from his former employer.

At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Agents began investigating David Kent Vaughn (DOB 4-27-68) on November 14th, 2017.

David Kent Vaughn of Springfield has been arrested and charged with one count of Theft.

David Kent Vaughn of Springfield has been arrested and charged with one count of Theft.

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Expect higher levels, stronger currents on Cumberland River

 

Written by Bill Peoples
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today that it expects higher levels and flows along the Cumberland River this week due to releases from Corps dams over the next three days, even though the weather is expected to be dry during this time.

The dry weather is allowing the Corps to continue regaining storage in upstream reservoirs. The stage at Nashville will rise approximately four feet from a stage of 31 feet to near 35 feet today and remain elevated through midweek. The flow currently at Nashville is more than 40 million gallons of water per minute.

Cumberland River will continue to rise this week in Clarksville Tennessee.

Cumberland River will continue to rise this week in Clarksville Tennessee.

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APSU Soccer’s Kirstin Robertson and Morgan Drawdy awarded All-OVC Honors

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Two Austin Peay State University women’s soccer players earned Ohio Valley Conference hardware for their 2017 performances, the conference announced Thursday, November 2nd, 2017.

Senior Kirstin Robertson was named to the First-Team All-OVC, and freshman Morgan Drawdy was named to Second-Team All-OVC as well as the All-Newcomer team.

APSU Soccer's Kirstin Robertson and Morgan Drawdy

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Cheatham Lake seeks volunteers for Monarch Waystation

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAshland City, TN – The staff at Cheatham Lake is cultivating several flower gardens for bees and butterflies, and seeks volunteers to help certify the site as a Monarch Waystation.

Park Ranger Dina Henninger and Cheatham County Master Gardener Intern Suzanne Hale spent several hours September 30th tidying up the gardens and planting an assortment of purple asters, burgundy ajugas, and pansies, additional food sources and ground covers to improve the habitat for the Monarchs that will soon be migrating to Mexico for the winter.

They also collected seeds from existing flowers to plant in the spring.

A butterfly visits the pollinator garden at Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tennessee, September 30th, 2017. Volunteer gardeners are needed to join the team responsible for developing, maintaining and improving the garden, working toward certification as a Monarch Waystation at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District project. (Leon Roberts)

A butterfly visits the pollinator garden at Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tennessee, September 30th, 2017. Volunteer gardeners are needed to join the team responsible for developing, maintaining and improving the garden, working toward certification as a Monarch Waystation at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District project. (Leon Roberts)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Kirstin Robertson leaving her mark as one of soccer’s all-time greats

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – In the soccer program’s 16-year history, Austin Peay State University has had several of the best players in Ohio Valley Conference history dot its rosters over the years and current Governor Kirstin Robertson is more than making her case of joining that elite group.

Robertson, a 5-4, senior, forward/midfielder from Ashland City, TN, is currently the team’s leading scoring in 2017, which follows a 2016 season where she led the team with 11 goals – the second most in the OVC last year.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Management Center passes Harvey runoff through Cheatham Dam, Barkley Dam

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is working this morning to manage runoff from last night’s heavy rainfall from remnants of Hurricane Harvey down the Cumberland River through Cheatham Dam in Ashland City, Tennessee, and Barkley Dam in Grand Rivers, Kentucky.

Six to nine inches of rain fell into the uncontrolled watershed between Old Hickory Dam and Cheatham Dam, the metro Nashville area, and particularly areas to the north and west of Nashville.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is passing water through Cheatham Dam on the Cumberland River in Ashland City, Tenn., at a rate exceeding 90,000 cubic feet per second. Six to nine inches of rain from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey fell into the Cumberland River watershed and is flowing into Cheatham Lake in Tennessee and Barkley Lake in Kentucky. Cheatham Lock is closed because of the strong currents flowing through the dam. (Mark Rankin)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is passing water through Cheatham Dam on the Cumberland River in Ashland City, Tenn., at a rate exceeding 90,000 cubic feet per second. Six to nine inches of rain from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey fell into the Cumberland River watershed and is flowing into Cheatham Lake in Tennessee and Barkley Lake in Kentucky. Cheatham Lock is closed because of the strong currents flowing through the dam. (Mark Rankin)

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Goodwill Career Solutions to hold Multi-Employer Job Fair August 15th

 

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017, the Goodwill Career Solutions located on Needmore Road will host a Multi-Employer Job from 10:00am until 1:00pm. There are 250 plus jobs available.

There will be eleven employers on site to include: At Home Healthcare, Ollie’s Bargin Outlet, Agero, Progressive Directions Inc., Staffmark, Randstad, Oak Plains Academy, HG Staffing, R.E. West, Fortera Credit Union and Goodwill.

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TBI charges Clarksville Man for Murder in 2016 Cheatham County Homicide

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – In an ongoing investigation with the assistance of the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office, Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Clarksville man in connection to the 2016 homicide of an Ashland City man.

At the request of District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Agents began investigating the death of Calvin Sidney Baggett on April 11th, 2016, shortly after authorities found his body in his Petway Road home.

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APSU Soccer selected to repeat postseason appearance in OVC preseason poll

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – After capturing its fourth postseason appearance since 2010 a year ago, Austin Peay State University women’s soccer will be one of the league’s more formidable squads heading into the 2017 season.

The Governors were tabbed to finish fifth in the Ohio Valley Conference’s annual preseason poll, tied with Southeast Missouri.

Austin Peay Soccer picked to finish fifth in OVC preseason poll. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Soccer picked to finish fifth in OVC preseason poll. (APSU Sports Information)

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