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This year’s competition will be held at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing State Park in Buchanan Tennessee. Last season’s tourney drew more than 250 boats.
This year’s competition will be held next Saturday at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing State Park in Buchanan Tennessee. Last season’s tourney drew more than 250 boats.
Clarksville, TN – The 19th annualGovernors Bass Tournament is just five weeks away.
This year’s competition will be held Saturday, May 11th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park. Last season’s tourney drew 264 boats.
This year separate hunts were held for each age between 2 and 10 with hunts kicking off every 15 minutes. There were more than 20,000 eggs; scattered among them were special prize eggs.
Clarksville, TN - Charlie Koon, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s Chief of Staff since her election, has resigned his position. In a statement from the Mayor’s office, McMillan said;
“Charlie has been with my administration since the beginning and he has been a valuable asset to our team. I appreciate all he’s done for the City and wish him nothing but the best in future endeavors.”
McMillan nor Koon have been available for comment. «Read the rest of this article»
Employee caught submitting fraudulent expenses
Clarksville, TN – An employee at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission has filed a grievance claiming a “hostile” work environment. That same employee was recently reprimanded by Planning Commission Director Dr. David Ripple, for submitting fraudulent expense reports and overcharging local, state and federal agencies for his travel expenses.
John Stanley Williams filed a grievance this week claiming that Audrea Smithson, a fellow RPC employee, has been treated more favorably as it relates to sick leave, comp time and absences from the office and he and “others” are asking for an outside/independent agency to review Smithson’s records, interview staff members and report their findings to the executive committee. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Swan Lake Golf Course welcomes some of the top junior golfers in the Mid-South this weekend, as the United States Junior Golf Tour descends on Clarksville. The first of two events planned this year in Clarksville begins this Saturday morning.
The USJGT started in 2001 and organizes exclusive junior golf tournaments all across the country. It’s an amazing collection of talented junior golfers coming together to test their game against the best golfers in their age division.
Clarksville, TN – As the temperatures climb up this weekend it is a reminder the 19th annualGovernors Bass Tournament is just around the corner.
This year’s edition will be held Saturday, May 11th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park. Last season’s tourney drew 264 boats.
Sponsored in part byand , the ceremony was to present Nishimura with a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal that had been awarded to his unit in 2010, in a unanimous vote of Congress, and approved by President Barack Obama.
Nishimura was left off of the list of veterans to receive their recognition due to a field promotion he received while serving his country, and a change in his serial number. Through the efforts of friends and family, Nishimura received his award and was given his place in history on Friday.
Clarksville, TN – George Nishimura was born of Japanese parents on February 25th, 1923, in Hawaii. His father came to work in the sugar cane fields, as so many Japanese men had done before him. When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, George was eighteen years old. He would watch the second wave of attack and wonder, “What has happened?”
Thousands of Japanese-Americans volunteered to join the United States Army after the attack. President Roosevelt approved the formation of a separate unit comprised of these Japanese-Americans, also known as “Nisei,” or second generation, to be known as the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. «Read the rest of this article»
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