Topic: Maury County
Nashville, TN – On Thursday, January 5th, 2017, the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s (THP) Interdiction Plus Team (IPT) arrested William A. Holley, 31, of Fort Wayne, Indiana for drug trafficking. At the time of the traffic stop four children ranging from ages 5 to 10 years of age were in the vehicle.
THP Lieutenant Wayne Dunkleman observed a 2016 Toyota Sienna minivan traveling South on I-65 in Maury County following too close to another vehicle. Lieutenant Dunkleman stopped the vehicle which was a rental vehicle on I-65 at mile marker 37.
TWRA says Antlerless Deer Hunting available on Private Lands Only in Unit L Counties, January 9th-13th
Nashville, TN – Antlerless deer hunting will be allowed on all privately owned lands in Unit L counties January 9th-13th. This is the second year for the five days of hunting following the completion of the deer season on January 8th.
Privately owned lands include leased land and lands owned by individuals. It is the responsibility of hunters to obtain verbal or written permission to hunt on privately owned lands.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County and most of Middle Tennessee today for two rounds of snow this morning and later this evening.
It is currently snowing in Clarksville-Montgomery County. Roads have already become covered.
The temperature is currently 16 degrees with a high today near 22 degrees. There is a 40 percent chance of snow until noon.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville Tennessee reports the first Snowfall of the Season is possible Thursday
As cold temperatures settle into the region late this week, Clarksville-Montgomery County will have its first opportunity for accumulating snowfall.
Starting Thursday afternoon and ending Friday night, the Cumberland Plateau is likely to see the majority of any snowfall we experience.
Areas of Dense Fog will create Hazardous Driving Conditions for Clarksville Montgomery County through early Monday morning
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a dense fog advisory which is in effect tonight until 9:00am CT Monday for the Clarksville Montgomery County area.
Visibility will drop below one quarter of a mile at times through the mid morning Monday.
Reduced visibilities accompanied with heavy drizzle will result in hazardous driving conditions at times.
THP Reminds Drivers to Not Drink and Drive
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will conduct a “No Refusal” traffic safety enforcement campaign during the 2016 New Year’s Eve holiday period beginning Friday, December 30th, at 6:00pm and concluding Sunday, January 1st, at 11:59pm.
State troopers will perform saturation patrols and bar/tavern checks as well as seat belt, sobriety and driver’s license checkpoints during the holiday. All of Tennessee’s 95 counties will have troopers working to ensure a safe holiday as we conclude the year.
The state statute regarding “No Refusal” allows law enforcement officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired drivers.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch that is in effect until 9:00pm CT for Clarksville-Montgomery County and the Northwest half of Middle Tennessee.
There is also a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for the area from midnight tonight through 6:00am Sunday.
Some strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible through this evening. Main concerns will be severe thunderstorms that can develop damaging winds. Isolated hail and the formation of a tornado can not totally be ruled out.
1,451 Tennesseans Die from Drug Overdoses in 2015
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health data show 1,451 people died from drug overdoses in the state in 2015.
This is the highest annual number of overdose deaths recorded in state history and brings the five-year total for Tennessee to 6,036 lives lost. That figure is approximately the equivalent of every person on 40 mid-size jet liners dying.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is partnering with the University of Tennessee to conduct a comprehensive 6-year wild turkey research project after receiving inconclusive results from a 3-year turkey disease study.
A recently-concluded turkey disease project, conducted by TWRA and the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, was conducted in response to concerns expressed by citizens in southern Middle Tennessee that the agricultural use of chicken litter as fertilizer may serve as a means of disease transmission to wild turkeys.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan was elected co-vice chair of the Middle Tennessee Mayors Caucus as the regional partnership of mayors and county executives met this week to choose officers and endorse state action on transportation funding.
The caucus also elected Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson as its new chairman and Metro Nashville Mayor Megan Barry as a co-vice chair. Anderson steps into the position held by Franklin Mayor Ken Moore for the past three years.
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