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TWRA, Clarksville Parks and Recreation annual Youth Fishing Rodeo set for June 8th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAClarksville, TN – The  Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has announced that the 2019 Free Fishing Day in Tennessee when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters is this Saturday, June 8th.

TWRA and Clarksville Parks and Recreation will be holding their annual Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park’s pond on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 from 7:00am to 9:30am.

Over 300 participants are expected. The age limit for the event is 0 to 16 years of age.

More than 200 kids took park in last year's TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park.

More than 200 kids took park in last year’s TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park.

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Clarksville Police Union held “Cops and Bobbers”, Saturday

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The annual “Cops and Bobbers” sponsored by the Clarksville Police Union #18 was held on Saturday, May 18th, 2019. The weather was perfect for the event.

There were approximately 50 children who came out and enjoyed an opportunity to fish in the Liberty Park pond. Each of the children were given a fishing pole, tackle, and bait to try out their fishing skills.

Kids had a great time at Saturday's "Cops and Bobbers" event. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

Kids had a great time at Saturday’s “Cops and Bobbers” event. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

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101st Airborne Division: Pfc. Ryan Carpenter

 

40th Public Affairs Detachment, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On this week’s edition of Meet your Army, the 40th PAD shines a light on:

Pfc. Ryan Carpenter, 24, grew up in Harrodsburg, KY, and followed his older brother’s footsteps into the Army, after trying college for a few years.

He majored in business administration at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.

“I started out studying business, and I don’t know what made me choose that,” Carpenter said. “It was not my cup of tea.”

Once he realized that college was not for him, Carpenter said he talked it over with his wife and they began to see the Army as a realistic career move.

Pfc. Ryan Carpenter. (Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Pfc. Ryan Carpenter. (Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave, a Natural Treasure

 

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Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Dunbar Cave State Park will intrigue nature lovers, history buffs, spelunkers and budding archeologists. This 144-acre park in Clarksville is situated around Dunbar Cave which has the distinction of being the 280th largest cave complex in the world, stretching 8.5 miles toward the center of the earth.

The entrance to Dunbar Cave was inhabited by local prehistoric peoples for thousands of years before settlers arrived.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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Kids catch interest in outdoors, environment at Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo

 

Written by Trey Church
Cheatham Lake Conservation Biologist

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAshland City, TN – Kids caught fish and an interest in the outdoors and environment during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo.

“The Fishing Rodeo brought about many smiles, healthy competition, education, and memories to last a lifetime,” said Amy Hill, an event participant.

Every child (up to age 15) who signed up for the event received a prize ranging from fishing rods, archery sets, sporting equipment, local gift cards, and tackle boxes. Every participant was also treated to lunch from event sponsors.

This boy and father celebrate catching a fish during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo in Ashland City, Tennessee, June 16th, 2018. (Trey Church, USACE)

This boy and father celebrate catching a fish during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo in Ashland City, Tennessee, June 16th, 2018. (Trey Church, USACE)

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Clarksville Police Union’s 2nd annual Cops and Bobbers a real success

 

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Clarksville Police UnionClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Union, comprised of local enforcement officers, held their second annual Cops and Bobbers at Liberty Park’s pond.

There were 50 eager fishers on hand ready to do battle and try to outsmart the elusive fish. There were varying degree of success in that endeavor, but everyone seemed have a good time.

All the participants were provided everything needed for their fishing adventure from tackle boxes to bait. There were also snacks and drinks given out to help keep the boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 12 fueled and strong.

2nd annual Cops and Bobbers was held at the Liberty Park pond.

2nd annual Cops and Bobbers was held at the Liberty Park pond.

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation and TWRA to hold annual Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park on June 9th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAClarksville, TN – This Saturday, June 9th, 2018 is the 2018 Free Fishing Day in Tennessee when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters.

TWRA and Clarksville Parks and Recreation will be holding their annual Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park’s pond on Saturday, June 9th, 2018 from 7:00am to 9:00am. Hot Dogs and Drinks will be available.

Over 300 participants are expected. The age limit for the event is 0 to 16 years of age.

TWRA and City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation's Annual Youth Fishing Rodeo is being held Saturday, June 9th at the Liberty Park Pond.

TWRA and City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s Annual Youth Fishing Rodeo is being held Saturday, June 9th at the Liberty Park Pond.

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My Two Cents: The Magnificent Seven, Part 2

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN – With their wilderness adventure coming to a close, Clarksville businessmen Clay Powers and Thom Spigner, were getting ready to head home.  The nine day trip into the Alaskan wilderness had provided amazing thrills, great fishing and wonderful fellowship.  

Their tour guide, Dr. Jimmy Sites, of Spiritual Outdoor Adventures, said this trip brought together an incredible group of men who bonded immediately.  “You could tell the moment they met, that not only were they experienced outdoorsmen, but men of God, who were excited about letting the spirit work in their lives at every opportunity.”

The Magnificent Seven (Thom Spigner)

The Magnificent Seven (Thom Spigner)

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My Two Cents: The Magnificent Seven, Part 1

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN – Thom Spigner and Clay Powers are great friends. The two Clarksville businessmen enjoy fishing, hunting, motorcycles, and just about anything that challenges them in the great outdoors.

It was this love of adventure that brought the two men face to face with death, in the wilds of Alaska. 

Clary Powers, Thom Spigner, Dr. Jimmy Sites. (Thom Spigner)

Clary Powers, Thom Spigner, Dr. Jimmy Sites. (Thom Spigner)

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation and TWRA to host annual Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park on June 10th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAClarksville, TN – The 2017 Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 10th when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters.

TWRA and Clarksville Parks and Recreation will be holding their annual Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park’s pond on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 from 7:00am to 9:00am. Hot Dogs and Drinks will be available.

Over 300 participants are expected. The age limit for the event is 0 to 16 years of age.

The annual TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at the Liberty Park Pond.

The annual TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at the Liberty Park Pond.

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