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STEM Students fascinated with Cheatham Lock and Dam

 

Written by Mark Rankin
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAshland City, TN – A team of engineering professionals from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District welcomed a group of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math summer camp students today for an overview of Corps careers and tour of the Cheatham Lock and Dam.

Corps subject matter experts who work at the Cheatham Lake, and the Lock and Dam within the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, and natural resources, shared their job experience with 14 students and three teachers attending a STEM summer camp sponsored by the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum in Dickson, Tennessee, during their visit.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, Nashville District employees Jamie Holt, a power project specialist at the Lake Barkley power plant shows students and faculty from University of Tennessee at Martin Hydrology and Hydraulics class maintenance being performed on a generator at the Lake Barkley power plant. (Mark Rankin, USACE)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, Nashville District employees Jamie Holt, a power project specialist at the Lake Barkley power plant shows students and faculty from University of Tennessee at Martin Hydrology and Hydraulics class maintenance being performed on a generator at the Lake Barkley power plant. (Mark Rankin, USACE)

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TWRA announces Boating Officers of the Year

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Brad Bagwell and Melvin McLerran have been selected as the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2016 Boating Officer of the Year and part-time Boating Officer of the Year, respectively.

Both officers are assigned to work District 21, a 12-county district in Middle Tennessee. District 21 contains the five major reservoirs of J. Percy Priest, Cordell Hull, Old Hickory, Cheatham, and Barkley.

Brad Bagwell holds his award for being named the Boating Officer of the Year. Pictured (from left) are Lt. Jim Hooper, Col. Rider, Director Carter, Officer Bagwell, Lt. Col Moates, Chairman Cannon, and Cpt. Grandstaff.

Brad Bagwell holds his award for being named the Boating Officer of the Year. Pictured (from left) are Lt. Jim Hooper, Col. Rider, Director Carter, Officer Bagwell, Lt. Col Moates, Chairman Cannon, and Cpt. Grandstaff.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District focuses on preparedness for ‘America’s PrepareAthon’

 

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

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – To participate in “America’s PrepareAthon” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District spent the first five months of 2016 preparing personnel, projects and facilities for possible future disasters, hazards and threats, and planning ahead for emergencies.

America’s PrepareAthon is a national campaign led by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency with Department of Defense participation and planning efforts.

Ashland City fire rescue personnel get their gear on and prepare to participate in a confined space rescue training exercise at the Cheatham Dam Powerhouse in Charlotte, Tennessee, May 24, 2016. (USACE photo by Josh Lowery)

Ashland City fire rescue personnel get their gear on and prepare to participate in a confined space rescue training exercise at the Cheatham Dam Powerhouse in Charlotte, Tennessee, May 24, 2016. (USACE photo by Josh Lowery)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under flood advisory tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville has issued a urban and small stream flood advisory for Montgomery county, Northwestern Robertson County, East Central Houston County, Northwestern Cheatham County, and northern Dickson County until 8:45pm CDT.

At 5:40pm CDT, doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area.

Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flood Advisory until 8:45pm Wednesday night.

Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flood Advisory until 8:45pm Wednesday night.

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Southern Montgomery County under Flash Food Warning until Midnight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville Tennessee has issued a flash flood warning for Eastern Houston County, Cheatham County, Western Hickman County, Humphreys County, Dickson County, Northeastern Perry County, and Southern Montgomery County in Middle Tennessee until midnight CDT.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

Heavy Rain and Flash Floods possible across Southern Montgomery County tonight.

Heavy Rain and Flash Floods possible across Southern Montgomery County tonight.

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National Weather Service issues Weather Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – On Monday morning, September 6th at 5:58am CDT, the National Weather Service meteorologists were tracking strong Thunderstorms along a line extending from Big Rock to Erin to McEwen, moving east at 50 mph.

Some locations in the path include Clarksville, Cunningham, Slayden, Vanleer, Palmyra, Woodlawn, Charlotte, Cheatham Dam, Ashland City, Pleasant View and Cedar Hill

Winds 30 to 40 mph are expected with these storms.

Counties under the weather advisory are Cheatham County, Dickson County, Houston County, Montgomery County and Robertson County.

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National Weather Service has issued Tornado Warning for Montgomery County

 

Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for South Central Montgomery County, Central Cheatham County, Dickson County, and East Central Humphreys County until 9:00pm CT.

At 8:22pm CT, the NWS Doppler Radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. This dangerous storm was located 6 miles Northeast of McEwen, TN or 10 miles Northwest of Dickson, TN. The storm is moving Northeast at 65 MPH.

Storm Relative Motion Weather Radar Image. (NWS)

Storm Relative Motion Weather Radar Image. (NWS)

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TWRA reports Four Agree To Plead Guilty To Over The Fish Limit, Pay $8,400, Lose Fishing Privileges For Three Years

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Four Nashville men agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to two counts of keeping fish over their daily creel limit and all must pay $2,097 in court costs, fines, and restitution for their actions last winter. They also must wait three years before they fish in Tennessee again.

The four men were originally charged with six counts of keeping creel limits of white bass over the allowed 15 per day. They agreed to plead to two counts to avoid a trial date in Cheatham County General Sessions Court in Ashland City. «Read the rest of this article»

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Southern Divisional Bass Tournament Finals to be held Tomorrow

 

Clarksville Montgomery County Convention and visitors BureauClarksville, TN – The Bass Federation Inc.’s 2013 Southern Divisional Tournament, hosted by The Tennessee Bass Federation, Inc., will be holding their final weigh-ins on Friday, June 7th at the Clarksville Marina to determine the winner of this year’s competition.

This year’s tournament has seen nearly 84 boaters from all over the South, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and North and South Carolina.

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National Safe Boating Week May 18th-24th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – National Safe Boating Week is May 18th-24th and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating to promote the wear of life jackets as the 2013 summer boating season begins.

The Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day is Friday, May 17th with the goal of demonstrating how easy it is to wear a life jacket. Participants wear a life jacket to work, demonstrating how easy to wear one, even while at work. «Read the rest of this article»

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