Fort Campbell, KY – Finally it’s June! Let Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs help you find something fun to do. They’ll start the month off with a Wilderness First Aid Class on June 1st and 2nd from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
Wilderness Medicine Institute provides the highest quality education and information for the recognition, treatment and prevention of wilderness emergencies. This hands-on training will provide you with the skills and tools to make difficult medical decisions in remote settings.
The cost for this class is $200.00 and you must be age 16 or over to participate. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville-Montgomery County School System gets Grant to Cover Dual Enrollment Costs for STEM Academy, Middle College Students
Nashville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has received a $40,000 grant to pay for STEM Academy and Middle College High School’s students’ fees for dual enrollment in college courses.
The Tennessee College Access and Success Network awarded a total of $412,426 this week to six schools, two higher education institutions and four nonprofits in its third annual grant competition, raising the total amount of Race to the Top funds awarded by the Network to more than $1.6 million. «Read the rest of this article»
Entries on display at several Middle Tennessee locations through April 30th
Nashville, TN– Nine Middle Tennessee students, grades K-8, attending schools in Clarksville, Gallatin, and Nashville have been honored for their winning entries in the 2013 Child Abuse Prevention Poster Contest sponsored by Catholic Charities of Tennessee.
The more than 150 entries received illustrated the theme, “The best family memories are made of…”
Hopkinsville, KY – HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: HFBC) (“HopFed”), the parent company of Heritage Bank in Hopkinsville, Kentucky (“Heritage”), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sumner Bank & Trust (OTC Pink: SBKT), based in Gallatin, Tennessee (“Sumner”).
HopFed has agreed to pay approximately $14.3 million in cash, or $10.04 per share, to purchase all of the common stock and common stock equivalents of Sumner, including common stock that would be issued upon the conversion of Sumner’s convertible preferred stock upon a change of control (subject to adjustments). «Read the rest of this article»
Senator Mark Green co-sponsors bill to end reimbursement of expenses for legislators who live within 50 miles of State Capital
Clarksville TN – Tennessee State Senator Mark Green (R) is a co-sponsor of a senate bill that would end payment for hotel stays for legislators who live within a fifty mile radius of the State Capital Building in Nashville.
The bill was filed by State Senator Ferrell Haile (R) of Gallatin. The legislation, if passed, would end expense account payments for lodging for state legislators who live closer to Nashville. Haile said his bill, Senate Bill 107, is “a big step forward in reforming the per diem system through which members receive reimbursement for expenses. «Read the rest of this article»
Historical Observation of Pearl Harbor Continues on December 7th, 2012
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and state Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder today announced December 7th, 2012 as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
On December 7th, 1941 more than 3,500 Americans serving in the United States military stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, were killed or wounded in an unprovoked attack by the Air and Naval forces serving Japan.
Suspects facing charges
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation recovered the 2-month-old victim of an overnight abduction and AMBER Alert after the suspect, knowing he was wanted, turned the infant over to a TBI agent and other U.S. Marshals Task Force officers who returned the infant to the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office this morning.
An AMBER Alert was issued for Eric Goolsby who was taken by 38-year-old Eric Owens, of Antioch, Tenn. On November 13th, 2012, the Gallatin Police Department was contacted by the victim’s current guardian for assistance in finding the child.
Fort Campbell, KY – I know that it’s the time of year when people start thinking about the great food they’ll be eating during the holidays but all of that eating can come with a dose of guilt. Let Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs keep you up and active so you can enjoy your holiday meal.
On November 10th, you can join Outdoor Rec for a Short Spring Day Hike. This trip is scheduled to last from 8:00am until 4:00pm. Ages 12 and up are invited to participate. The cost is $20.00 per person with transportation provided. «Read the rest of this article»
Event Will Help Commemorate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary
Gallatin, TN – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary, and to help commemorate this important milestone, Bledsoe Creek State Park will host a special music festival on Saturday, September 8th, beginning at 11:00am through 6:00pm. This event is free and open to the public.
“We are very excited to celebrate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary this year,” said Park Manager Wayne Bomar. “The music festival is a great time to gather with friends, enjoy a day of music and it is the perfect opportunity to thank the Friends of Bledsoe Creek State Park for all their hard work and support.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – A round of storms that moved through Clarksville yesterday afternoon caused power outages that affected approximately 3,000 CDE customers. Crews were still working to restore power to some 50 customers who had been without power since the Wednesday afternoon storms that affected over 7,000 customers.
As of 8:00am this morning, approximately 1,000 CDE customers were still without power. «Read the rest of this article»
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