Motorists should expect delays and consider alternate routes
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be escorting a superload through Tennessee on I-24 eastbound on Thursday night.
The load will consume more than two lanes of traffic, which could create significant congestion. Drivers should expect delays and consider alternate routes.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Trick or treat on the “wild side” at the 22nd Annual Howl-O-Ween program, Saturday, October 22nd, from 1:00pm-4:30pm at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
Tickets go on sale at 12:00pm and cost $5.00 per person ages 5 and up, free for ages 4 and under. Nature Station admission included with purchase. First tour leaves at 1:00pm; last tour leaves at 4:00pm.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – With more than 151,000 acres of primarily hardwood forest, Land Between the Lakes is the perfect place to enjoy autumn colors.
The public is encouraged to drive the public access roads, or hike, bike, ride on horseback or ATVs, on hundreds of miles of designated trails while enjoying the cooler days and changing seasons.
#9 Tennessee vs. #1 Alabama
Saturday, October 15th | 2:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN – After two consecutive weeks on the road, No. 9/11 Tennessee returns home to play host to cross division rival and top-ranked Alabama at Neyland Stadium on Saturday at 2:30pm CT.
Saturday’s game will be broadcast on CBS as Tennessee (5-1, 2-1 SEC) will appear on the SEC on CBS Game of the Week for the fourth consecutive week. The Vols are the first team in history to be featured in four straight weeks by the network. Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson and Allie LaForce will be on the call.
Fans can also tune in to their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling, Tim Priest, Brent Hubbs, Eddie Moore and John Brice describing the action. A national Sirius XM broadcast is available on channel 84.
Tampa, FL – Pump prices have climbed higher as compared to the previous week, even though many states have switched over to winter blend gasoline and there remain abundant crude oil supplies.
The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline moved higher each of the past seven days reaching today’s average of $2.22 per gallon. Today’s average price is two cents more than one week ago and 1 cent more than one month ago.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum celebrates its 38th Anniversary, Saturday-Monday, October 8th, 9th, and 10th.
Throughout the weekend, visitors can enjoy programs demonstrating 1850 farm life, including a quilting bee, woodstove cooking, and more. General admission to the Homeplace is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Land Between the Lakes Woodlands Nature Station invites families to join in the fun from 10:00am-5:00pm at the Outdoor Kids Festival Saturday and Sunday, October 8th and 9th.
Spend Columbus Day Weekend learning outdoor skills, from learning about venomous animals to practicing fishing skills, at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Nature Station admission is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – After a successful Ohio Valley Conference-opening weekend at home, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team begins a four-match OVC road trip this week with a pair of matches in Kentucky.
The Govs first face Murray State in a 7:00pm, Tuesday contest that will kickoff the “Battle of the Border” presented by Heritage Bank. Austin Peay then travels to Eastern Kentucky for a 1:00pm (CT), Saturday contest.
The 149th Meeting
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Healthcare. 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.
Topic: “The 11th Tennessee Infantry”
Colonial Pipeline Partial Closure may cause Temporary Price Increase and Supply Shortage in Tennessee
Knoxville, TN – The Colonial pipeline, supplying much of the East Coast running from Texas to New Jersey See Map Here, has been partially closed since September 9th when a leak was discovered in Alabama.
The company originally anticipated having the pipeline reopened by this weekend, but bad weather has delayed the fix. This partial closure has caused tighter supply for some southeast and Mid-Atlantic states.
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