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Applebee’s Group Donates Over $14,000 to Local Animal Shelters

 

Restaurant locations donate funds raised during ‘Paws for Carside’ promotion

Applebee'sHazard, KY – Woodland Group, Inc. (WGI), an Applebee’s franchise group in Tennessee and Kentucky, raised $14,075 during their 13th annual “Paws for Carside” promotion, which ran from April 27th through May 23rd. Funds raised from the promotion are being donated to select local animal shelters.

During Paws for Carside, 10 percent of all Carside To-Go sales every Monday and Tuesday were donated to various animal charities working to care and find good homes for animals in need. Each location contributed to a charity of choice. «Read the rest of this article»

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Annual Homeplace Trades Fair to be held Labor Day Weekend at Land Between the Lakes

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum will gather traditional trades and crafts people to share knowledge of vanishing folk art skills at the annual 1850s Homeplace Trades Fair on Labor Day weekend at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.

The trades fair will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 5th and 6th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Admission is $5.00 ages 13 and older, $3.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.

The Homeplace at Land Between the Lakes. (Kelly Best Bennett)

The Homeplace at Land Between the Lakes. (Kelly Best Bennett)

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TBI Top Ten Most Wanted fugitive Benjamin Brewer arrested Friday night in Kentucky

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – A man who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top Ten Most Wanted list on Thursday was taken into custody tonight in Lexington, Kentucky.

Benjamin Scott Brewer, 39, was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service and the Lexington Police Department at the Hamburg Shopping Plaza in Lexington.

Brewer was wanted by the TBI, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Chattanooga Police Department stemming from an indictment handed down by the Hamilton County Grand Jury on August 3rd.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reports Benjamin Scott Brewer now in custody.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reports Benjamin Scott Brewer now in custody.

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APSU announces Ryan Ivey as 13th Athletics Director

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNRyan Ivey, a rising star among college athletic administrators, was named the new director of athletics at Austin Peay State University during a Tuesday afternoon press conference.

In his previous position as Texas A&M University-Commerce athletics director, Ivey was credited with helping transform a low-ranked Division II program into a Lone Star Conference (LSC) powerhouse. Last year alone, the Lions won a school record six conference championships in both men and women’s sports, including football, basketball and women’s soccer.

Ryan Ivey became the 13th Austin Peay athletics director on Tuesday, August 4th. (APSU Sports Information)

Ryan Ivey became the 13th Austin Peay athletics director on Tuesday, August 4th. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Offers Opportunity to Artists

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum is offering artists in Tennessee and Kentucky an opportunity to exhibit in the Planters Bank Peg Harvill Gallery. The open call will give ten regional artists a one month show in 2016.

The call is open to both 2D and 3D works. Prospectuses are available on the museum website as well as in the museum lobby.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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LBL to host 44th Annual Trigg County Between the Rivers Homecoming August 9th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Former residents of the Trigg County, Kentucky portion of Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will gather for their annual Homecoming on Sunday, August 9th, at the Fenton pavilion. Fenton is located east of the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge on US68/KY80.

All former residents, relatives, and friends are invited. Those attending should bring food, beverages, lawn chairs, and any other picnic or recreation items they wish. Restrooms, picnic tables, and grills are provided. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes Quota Deer Hunt Application Deadline nears

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Hunters wanting to hunt during the 2015 Quota Deer Hunt at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area must apply by July 31st.

To submit applications by July 31st, hunters can apply online, 24/7, at www.landbetweenthelakes.us and click on the quota hunt application link (on the Home page or Hunting page). Additionally, hunters can call 270.924.2065, 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday. The application fee is $5.00 online, or $7.00 by phone. «Read the rest of this article»

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View Hummingbirds at Land Between the Lakes Woodlands Nature Station in August

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – August is peak hummingbird viewing season in Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Hundreds of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds rest and fuel up in the gardens and feeders at Woodlands Nature Station for their migratory journey south.

Nature Station naturalists will present special hummingbird programs throughout August that are included with the price of regular admission to the Nature Station:  $5.00 ages 13 and older, $3.00 ages 5 to 12, and free for 4 and younger.

Migrating hummingbirds visiting feeders at Nature Station

Migrating hummingbirds visiting feeders at Nature Station

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Land Between the Lakes Wranglers Campground Hosts 19th Annual Rodeo July 17th and 18th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN Wranglers Campground will host the 19th Annual Primitive Rodeo, Friday and Saturday, July 17th and 18th at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. The rodeo is open to the public.

Admission is $10.00 ages 13-59, $8.00 ages 60+, $6.00 ages 7-12, and free for children 6 and under. A family pack option is also available for $25.00 which includes admission for 2 adults and 2 children. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Food vendors will be available; coolers are not allowed.

Horse enthusiasts enjoy an evening of rodeo fun during Wranglers Primitive Rodeo in July. (Staff photo)

Horse enthusiasts enjoy an evening of rodeo fun during Wranglers Primitive Rodeo in July. (Staff photo)

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan releases statement regarding Fort Campbell Troop Reductions

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – I have just received confirmation from MG Gary J. Volesky, Commanding General of Fort Campbell, that there will be minimal troop reductions at Fort Campbell.  I’m sure there may be comments from some about the economic impact the soldiers have on our economy.

But the people of Clarksville don’t see our men and women in uniform as dollar signs.  For us, this is about family.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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