Topic: Henry County
Nashville, TN – A Henry County woman is charged in Sumner County with fraudulently obtaining TennCare benefits by falsely claiming that she had a dependent in her home, in order to qualify for the program’s healthcare insurance benefits.
The Office of Inspector General (OIG), with the assistance of the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office, Monday announced the arrest of Amber R. Kirtley, 36, of Paris, TN.
Conservation Reserve Program Sign-up to Be Held December 1st-February 26th
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has been informed that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up will be held December 1st, 2015, through February 26th, 2016.
Through the program’s various targeted continuous CRP practices, the general and continuous program offerings will provide a much-needed habitat boost to recovering bobwhite quail along with other upland and wetland wildlife species. Vilsack also said that eligible existing program participants with contracts that expired September 30th, 2015, may be granted an option for a one-year extension. «Read the rest of this article»
Drug Overdoses Claim More Tennesseans in 2014
Nashville, TN – Even with the availability of naloxone, the opioid overdose antidote, and fewer prescription drugs being diverted, the number of Tennesseans who die each year due to drug overdoses increased again in 2014.
The total of overdose deaths rose by nearly 100, from 1,166 in 2013 to a record-setting 1,263 in 2014. If those numbers are hard to comprehend, consider this: more people died from drug overdoses in Tennessee last year than were killed in motor vehicle accidents.
Tennessee Highway Patrol to conduct “No Refusal” Enforcement, increase Patrols during Memorial Day Holiday
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) today announced plans to increase patrols and utilize the “No Refusal” law and a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of serious injury and fatal crashes across the state during this year’s Memorial Day holiday period.
The 2015 Memorial Day holiday period will begin at 12:01am on Friday, May 22nd and conclude at midnight on Monday, May 25th.
The 96-hour holiday period will include “No Refusal” enforcement, which allows law enforcement officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired drivers, in each of the eight THP Districts.
Clarksville, TN – The District 10-AAA girls basketball tournament continued Saturday at Kenwood High School. Four teams competed with the winners advancing to the Championship game and the losers going to the consolation game.
The Rossview Lady Hawks and the Henry County Lady Patriots secured wins and will face each other in the tournament championship game.
Clarksville, TN – The local high school basketball season came to a close last Friday. Regular season champions were crowned and the seeds for the first post season tournaments were set. The District 10-AAA girls basketball teams experienced déjà vu as the Rossview Lady Hawks repeated as the regular season champions.
The Lady Hawks (18-7) controlled their own fate last week and got the wins necessary to capture another regular season championship.
Clarksville, TN – The tight race in District 10-AAA high school boys basketball came to an end last Friday. A new regular season champion was crowned and the runner up was part of a three-way tie. Although one race is done, the District 10-AAA Tournament will be another one decided by a photo finish.
Since 2015 began, the Northwest Vikings (16-10) have won 7-of-10 games. It was enough for them to become this season’s District 10-AAA regular season champion. After defeating the Henry County Patriots for the second time this season last Tuesday, the Vikings finished the season with a 65-71 loss to the Springfield Yellow Jackets.
Clarksville, TN – It was Senior’s Night at Clarksville High School Friday, February 6th, and the Clarksville Wildcats basketball team gave its seniors a lot to cheer about at their last home game of the regular season. The Wildcats pounced on the Henry County Patriots and thoroughly brought them down with a 62-35 victory.
The Patriots struggled to execute their offense and make baskets all night. While a lot of the Patriots struggles were due to the Wildcats active defense, a lot of their open shots rolled off the rim as well. It was one of those nights where almost everything went wrong for one team and nearly everything went right for the other.
Clarksville, TN – Haley Bearden made a definite statement on her last night at home for the regular season. On Senior Night at Clarksville High, Bearden led her team with a double-double, past the tenacious Henry County Lady Patriots, 46-40.
Bearden finished the game with 16 points, 16 rebounds and two blocks. Although she led the team with her 16 points, it was her clutch rebounding in the last minutes of the game that kept her team ahead of the Lady Patriots.
Bearden’s last two points came from the free throw line, giving the Lady Wildcats a 43-38 lead with just over three minutes left in the game. With just under two minutes, Henry County’s Ashley Martin scored in the paint to make the score 43-40.
3,534 Deer Harvested in Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – Close to 165,000 deer were harvested in Tennessee during the recently completed 2014-15 seasons according to data gathered by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
The statewide gun season concluded January 4th and the youth hunt followed on January 10th-11th. The harvest numbers range from the start of archery season on September 27th, 2014 through the final youth hunt. «Read the rest of this article»
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