Topic: Springfield TN
Part 1 of 3
Nashville, TN – This Legislative Update is Part 1 of 3 regarding three bills passed this year by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts.
Public Chapter 1039 – The legislation was sponsored by State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) and Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield). This bill was brought to the House and Senate sponsors by Gina Head-Heiber, mother of Tyler Head who was killed by an impaired driver in Clarksville on his way to class at Austin Peay State University.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville has extended the Flood Warning for Red River at Port Royal until Saturday, May 28th, at 2:48am.
At 7:00am on Friday, May 27th, the stage was 29.8 feet and rising. Minor flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
The Red River is forecasted to rise above flood stage this morning and continue to rise to near 31.0 feet this afternoon.
Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts
New sign program to recognize victims of DUI accidents
Clarksville, TN – On Friday, June 3rd, at 10:00am, Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) and State Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield), and other invited guests, will join Gina Head-Heiber, mother of Tyler Head, to unveil the first sign of a new memorial sign program recognizing victims of accidents involving a DUI driver along state highways.
The brief ceremony will be held in the parking lot of 1501 Madison Street (parking lot of the former Cumberland Grille restaurant — next to Bridgett’s garden center. Please do not park in the garden center’s lot.)
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Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts
“Tyler Head” bill passes the House and is also headed to the Governor
Nashville, TN – Several bills sponsored by State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) moved along in committees last week. This is a general update on the bills and events on the Hill from this week.
House Bill 2616/Senate Bill 2635 The #SayDyslexia bill has now passed both the Senate and the House and is headed to the Governor for his signature. The bill will address early screening and intervention for the students with attributes of dyslexia.
Nashville, TN – A bill to allow epinephrine auto-injectors to be available in public spaces has become law in Tennessee. The legislation was approved unanimously by the House and Senate and has been signed by the governor.
Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) and Representative. Sabi Kumar (R-Springfield) were prime sponsors of the legislation, HB2054/SB1989.
Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 the Goodwill Career Solutions Center at 1937 Madison Street will host a multi-employer job fair for Staffmark and Progressive Direction, Inc. from 11:00am until 2:00pm.
Staffmark seeks to fill 30 industrial positions in Ashland City. Starting rate is $11.00 – $11.60.
Clarksville, TN – On a fall afternoon in 2014, Doug Downey returned home and told his wife, Linda, that he needed to ask her an important question. Throughout their 38 years of marriage, the couple has supported several causes that are important to both of them. But that afternoon, Downey asked Linda if they could scale back the number of charities they gave money to.
“I asked if she would support us, together, focusing our philanthropy so we could make a more significant contribution to Austin Peay State University baseball,” he said. “And Linda could pick a single charity to support also.”
Clarksville, TN – Early this morning, March 18th, 2016 at 12:24am, Clarksville Police Officers responded to a Shots Fired call at the 200 block of Timber Court. No one was injured, but a vehicle was damaged by the gunshots.
The owner of the damaged vehicle said she heard five to six shots. She stated that she saw Tionna Thomas driving a burgundy Trailblazer with other occupants quickly flee the area.
Clarksville, TN – Vincent Wilson, a 2011 Austin Peay State University graduate, recently returned to his alma mater to serve as coordinator of APSU’s Highland Crest campus in Robertson County.
Wilson previously worked as an admissions advisor in the Student Affairs Office at Madisonville Community College in Kentucky.
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