Topic: Houston County
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced that newly released data from ACT show that nearly 1,300 more Tennessee public school students became eligible for the HOPE scholarship in 2016 by achieving composite scores of 21 or higher.
With more Tennessee students than ever before taking the ACT, Tennessee public high school students held steady at a 19.4 average score, whereas nationally scores declined as more students participated.
Nashville, TN – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of three Humphreys County men, after they were indicted for a 2015 aggravated assault.
At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, on June 2nd, 2015, TBI Special Agents began investigating a report of an aggravated assault that occurred on Judy Branch Road in Houston County.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) says hazardous weather is possible today for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee.
There is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. A few storms may become strong to severe, especially West of Interstate 65.
The main threat will be damaging straight line winds and localized flooding through 9:00pm.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch which is in effect until 1:00am tonight for areas generally along and north of a line from Waynesboro to Woodbury to Jamestown. This includes the Clarksville-Montgomery County.
Widespread showers and thunderstorms expected through tonight which will lead to locally heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches with higher amounts. Intense rainfall rates may lead to several inches of rain in a short amount of time.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that from now through August 15th, 2016, resurfacing work will result in lane closures on weekdays for State Route 48 in both directions in Montgomery County, between the Dickson-Montgomery County Line and the Hwy-48 and SR-13 split.
Clarksville, TN – While most teens are focused on social media, 16-year-old Bekkah Eaves is focused on social causes.
Eaves started a charity called Bekkah’s Bags earlier this year. The organization focuses on providing basic essentials to homeless infants and children.
She was moved to start the charity after volunteering to serve food at a homeless camp in Nashville Tennessee. While volunteering she noticed infants and toddlers without basic age appropriate items.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville reports hot and humid conditions will continue this week for Clarksville-Montgomery County with high temperatures reaching the low to mid 90s across much of Middle Tennessee today through Thursday.
The combination of these hot temperatures with high humidity will lead to uncomfortable heat index values near or above 100 degrees each afternoon.
Take extra precautions if you will be outdoors this week.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville reports upper level ridging influences will build across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee as of Friday and into the weekend with a continuance of a strong surface ridging pattern. The warmest temperatures so far this year across Middle Tennessee will be experienced.
Highs on Friday will generally be in the low to mid 90s, with highs on Saturday and Sunday generally in the mid 90s, for locations west of the Cumberland Plateau higher elevations.
Dry conditions will continue through Saturday, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms across the mid state by Sunday afternoon, as some low level moisture works its way into our region.
Tennessee State Representative Jay Reedy Receives ‘Family Champion’ Award From Prominent Conservative Organization
Nashville, TN – This week, the Family Action Council of Tennessee, a prominent conservative organization in the state, announced they have awarded State Representative Jay Reedy (R–Erin) with the ‘Family Champion’ award — the organization’s top honor available to lawmakers.
The Family Champion designation is given only to those legislators who have a perfect 100% voting record on legislation related to the promotion of family, life, and religious liberty.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood warning that remains in effect until 8:15pm CDT for Robertson County, Northwestern Davidson County, Northeastern Humphreys County, Eastern Houston County, Cheatham County, Southern Montgomery County, Dickson County and western Sumner County.
At 6:07pm CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. 2 to 4 inches of rain have fallen.
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