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Thanksgiving’s Beginnings

 
The First Thanksgiving 1621

The First Thanksgiving 1621

Clarksville, TN – Throughout history, people have given thanks for many reasons. Thanks is given often in joyful celebration and sometimes in solemn, even prayerful, ceremony.

The United States, over hundreds of years, has come to observe a national holiday for giving thanks.

It is a time to celebrate family and friends, the arrival of crisp fall weather, the turning of the leaves, football, turkey, cornbread dressing and pumpkin pie. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission approves 2013-2014 Hunting Seasons

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission set the state’s 2013-14 hunting seasons at its May 30th-31st meeting which concluded Friday at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Ray Bell Region II Building.

TWRA staff had presented the recommendations on upcoming hunting seasons at its April meeting with few changes for 2013-14. Tennessee deer hunters will again see an increased opportunities for harvest in the coming year. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team’s Strikesgiving

 

Video by Sgt. Lamisha Davis
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – To achieve the perfect Thanksgiving dinner, specific ingredients are required. Fort Campbell’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team “Strike” of the 101st Airborne Division, Air Assault show us their recipe.

For starters, it takes lots of ice, ambience and well, watch and see.

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Thanksgiving’s History

 
The First Thanksgiving 1621

The First Thanksgiving 1621

Throughout history, people have given thanks for many reasons. Thanks is given often in joyful celebration and sometimes in solemn, even prayerful, ceremony.

The United States, over hundreds of years, has come to observe a national holiday for giving thanks.

It is a time to celebrate family and friends, the arrival of crisp fall weather, the turning of the leaves, football, turkey, cornbread dressing and pumpkin pie. «Read the rest of this article»

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101st Airborne Division’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasan” Command Thanks Families

 

Video by Staff Sgt. John Briggs
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionRakkasanForward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan – COL R.J. Lillibridge and CSM Eric Crabtree of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) from Fort Campbell KY give their thanks to the Rakkasan families and friends during the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Fort Campbell’s 4th Brigade Combat Team, Currahee, Thanksgiving Lunch

 

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4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe CurraheesFort Campbell, KY – U.S. Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division spent the afternoon enjoying a Thanksgiving meal served by Officers and Noncommisioned Officers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, as well as the 101st Airborne Division Command Group, November 20th, 2012, at Fort Campbell, KY.

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Tennessee Department of Health says don’t let Food Poisoning spoil the Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Practice Safe Food Handling when Cooking and Dining

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – At this time of year special foods and favorite family recipes often hold a place of honor at holiday celebrations. In addition to enjoying these foods in moderation, be careful to safeguard your family’s food memories from an unpleasant or serious bout with food-borne illness.

The Tennessee Department of Health urges all Tennesseans to practice safe food handling by taking precautions while preparing, packing, transporting and storing food to keep meals safe and healthy.

Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner.

Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner.

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Clarksville City Offices closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is reminding everyone that all City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22nd and 23rd, 2012, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Clarksville City offices will reopen on Monday, November 26th, 2012 for regularly scheduled business hours.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol prepares Motorists for heavy presence this Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Tennessee State Troopers Will Strictly Enforce No Refusal Law

The Tennessee Highway PatrolNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Colonel Tracy Trott are reminding citizens to expect a “No Refusal” and high-visibility, safe driving enforcement campaign during the 2012 Thanksgiving Holiday period. The “No Refusal” enforcement will begin at 6:00pm, Wednesday, November 21st and end at midnight, Sunday, November 25th.

The “No Refusal” law allows law enforcement officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired drivers. The goal is to deter impaired driving and reduce fatal crashes on Tennessee roadways.  The Thanksgiving Holiday marks the third “No Refusal” enforcement effort, following campaigns over the Fourth of July and Labor Day holiday periods.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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No Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways During the Thanksgiving Holiday

 

TDOT Halts All Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Travel Period

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – Thanksgiving travelers will enjoy a smooth drive through Tennessee again this year during this busy travel holiday. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.

All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 21st until 6:00am Monday, November 26th. «Read the rest of this article»

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