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Nashville, TN – Measuring ten feet tall and 20 feet wide, it will be hard for Tennesseans to miss seeing new billboards across the state that promote the toll-free Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine.
While the size is impressive, the graphic message is even more so. It features a young mother cuddling an infant while holding a burning cigarette; the accompanying text reads: “Jenny smokes two packs a day. So does her mom.”
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Baseball
Clarksville, TN –’s baseball team will bring another submariner to Clarksville, signing Zach Walton, of Columbia, TN, to a National Letter of Intent.
The 104th meeting
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Hospital. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall. The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.
This is a special meeting night one week earlier than normal due to the Thanksgiving holiday the following week.
The meetings topic is “Sam Watkins and his Memoir, Co. AYTCH, 1ST Tennessee Infantry” «Read the rest of this article»
Both Involve the same Underage Girl
Clarksville, TN – On October 16th, 2012, Clarksville Police were alerted to a possible sexual encounter between a 14 year old girl and a 20 year old man.
The 14 year olds mother discovered her daughter was receiving explicit text messages from a man asking her if she would have sex with him. They had met on a social networking site.
Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Warm Spring gives State’s Farmers Markets, Statewide Market Tour Early Start
Tour to make stop at Clarksville’s Downtown Market July 28th
Nashville, TN – The wait is over, localvores. Despite a late cold snap that proved disastrous for some fruit crops in patchy spots across Tennessee, the three week warm spell that came before has farmers markets filling up with summer produce earlier than usual.
Pamela Bartholomew, agritourism and farmers markets coordinator for the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, reports that summertime favorites like yellow squash, zucchini, broccoli, cabbage and cucumbers are already being picked, and that homegrown tomatoes and sweet corn are not far behind. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Eight racers from COGS / Riverside Bicycle racing team competed in the Chickasaw Trace Classic mountain bike race in Columbia, TN.
The 17th annual event was held Sunday, March 25th and featured races for over 300 riders of different age groups and skill levels. COGS / Riverside Bicycle had four riders in the podium ceremony.
Nashville, TN - The Department of Environment and Conservation’s Resource Management Division will host a guided winter hike at Stillhouse Hollow Falls State Natural Area in Maury County on Saturday, December 10th. Participants are asked to meet at the natural area parking lot off U.S. Highway 43 at 10:00am, which is located approximately 21 miles southwest of Columbia and three miles northeast of Summertown.
Known for its beautiful falls, the 90-acre natural area sits on the Western Highland Rim in the Duck River watershed. The geology of this region creates scenic natural features such as seeps, flat shale-bottom streams and waterfalls – both small and large – which help shape the region’s dissected topography. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The third-ever managed elk hunt in Tennessee is scheduled to begin Monday, October 17th and will continue through Friday, October 21st as five persons will be seeking a trophy at the North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area.
Four persons, all Tennessee residents, were selected in a computer drawing from 6,840 applicants for this year’s hunt. The participants drawn for this year’s hunt are Richard R. Rutherford of Walland, Terrell S. Holt of Columbia, John Mark Alston of Knoxville, and Jody A. Moore of Loudon. «Read the rest of this article»
More than 2,000 Soldiers and Airmen move to East Coast
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Major General Max Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, announced today that more than 2,000 Tennessee National Guard troops will respond to East Coast states to assist in rescue and recovery operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.
“Tennessee received a request through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact for troops and equipment for rescue and recovery operations in the wake of Hurricane Irene,” said MG Haston. “The Tennessee Army and Air National Guard stand ready to assist however needed.”
The Emergency Management Assistance Compact is a congressionally ratified organization that provides form and structure to interstate mutual aid. «Read the rest of this article»
Verizon Wireless Stores throughout Tennessee are collecting School Supplies to help ensure Kids have Resoures to Succeed
Nashville, TN – Middle Tennessee residents can drop off new school supplies at their local Verizon Wireless stores to give students back-to-school essentials for the new school year. The items collected will help local organizations serving underprivileged and low-income youth throughout Middle Tennesse better prepare students to learn and excel in school.
The nonprofit organizations receiving the supplies include: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Clarksville; Big Brothers of West Wilson County; the Boys & Girls Clubs (Middle Tennessee and Rutherford County); Dickson County Help Center; East Lincoln Elementary and East Middle School in Tullahoma, TN; Maury County Schools Needy Student Funds; and Sumner County United Way. «Read the rest of this article»
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