Topic: Thanksgiving Holiday
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s three community centers will adjust their hours of operation this November to accommodate students in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and their holiday schedule.
The Kleeman, Crow and Burt-Cobb Centers will be open from 10:00am to 7:00pm Tuesday, November 6th and Monday, November 12th as students will be out of school for Election Day and Veterans Day. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Basketball
Clarksville, TN – Thirteen home contests, including a visit from Big East member Louisville, highlight the 2012-13women’s basketball schedule released by head coach Carrie Daniels, Tuesday.
Austin Peay will face seven teams that played in the 2012 postseason, including Louisville and Vanderbilt which both reached the NCAA Tournament’s second round. In addition, the Lady Govs will square off against five teams that posted 20-plus wins last season.
Preliminary Figure Mark Fewest Fatalities on Record
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced a preliminary figure that indicated six people were killed during the 2011 Thanksgiving holiday weekend, compared to 16 fatalities during last year’s Thanksgiving Day holiday period.
If the 2011 preliminary number holds true, it will mark the lowest number of fatalities on record during the Thanksgiving holiday. Previously, the fewest number of vehicular fatalities was seven, which occurred during the 1983 Thanksgiving Day period.
Throughout history, people have given thanks sometimes in joyful celebration, often 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, pumpkin pie. «Read the rest of this article»
State Troopers will strictly enforce Seat Belt Usage
Nashville, TN – Sixteen people lost their lives on Tennessee roadways during last year’s Thanksgiving Day Holiday period. That’s why the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be hitting the roads, along with millions of Americans, in a high-visibility, safe driving enforcement campaign for the 2011 Thanksgiving Day Holiday.
Beginning at 6:00pm, Wednesday, November 23rd through midnight Sunday, November 27th, State Troopers will saturate the interstate systems and high-crash corridors across Tennessee, placing an emphasis on impaired driving, seat belt usage, and traffic law compliance.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Main Office, located at 102 Public Square, will be observing the Thanksgiving Holiday this Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th. The office will reopen on Monday, November 28th. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksvillle Gas and Water’s Fort Campbell Boulevard Customer Service Center Temporarily Closing for Building Maintenance
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water customer service centers located at 2015 Fort Campbell Boulevard and 2215 Madison Street will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, November 24th-25th.
Additionally, the Fort Campbell center will undergo building maintenance closing the parking lot and night deposit bill payment drop box on Friday, November 25th at 8:00am. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Preliminary reports indicate 12 people were killed during the 2010 Thanksgiving holiday weekend, compared to 10 fatalities during last year’s Thanksgiving Day holiday period. Statistics for the 2010 Thanksgiving holiday reflect the time period from 6:00pm, Wednesday November 24th, 2010, to midnight Sunday, November 28th, 2010.
In 1983, the fewest number of Thanksgiving holiday period motor vehicle fatalities were recorded with seven, according to the Tennessee Department of Safety. The highest number of people killed during a Thanksgiving holiday period happened in 1966, when 34 people were killed in crashes on Tennessee roadways. In 2008, there were 10 fatalities during the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend and 13 fatalities were recorded in 2007. «Read the rest of this article»
Americans seem to have lost so much through the years and people yearn for simplicity and peaceful occasions. Many of us go looking for what we call “old fashioned” and “simple” ways of celebrating Thanksgiving so that we can recapture something we hope will fulfill us and our family. We often go to great lengths to find this fulfillment and very often our efforts end up in arguments or stressful confrontations in the family, overspending and profound sadness.
Holidays aren’t peaceful or simple if you find yourself strung out, worn out and tensed up over making the occasion into something that meets unrealistic expectations. I want to encourage you to let go of your expectations for a perfect Thanksgiving get-together this year and to redefine your ideas of what it means to have an old fashioned holiday. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Women’s Basketball
Tuesday’s contest will be the third game of Austin Peay’s current seven-game road swing. The Lady Govs will not return home until a December 8th contest against Lipscomb. «Read the rest of this article»
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