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TWRA annouces Winners for 2012 Elk Hunt


Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Four persons have won the right to participate in Tennessee’s fourth-ever managed elk hunt to be held in October at North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area. The winners were announced Thursday (June 14th) during the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission Wildlife Management Committee meeting at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Region II Ray Bell Building.

The four winners, all Tennessee residents, were selected in a computer drawing from 5,799 applicants for the elk hunt scheduled October 15th-19th at the North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area. «Read the rest of this article»

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Nashville Sounds home game vs. Omaha Storm Chasers Postponed


Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Tonight’s scheduled game at Greer Stadium between the Nashville Sounds and Omaha Storm Chasers has been postponed due to rain.

The game will be made up as part of a 5:05pm doubleheader on Saturday evening, when the two teams will play a pair of seven-inning games. Gates open at 4:05pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs offers tips to avoid Timeshare Scams


Tennessee Division of Consumer AffairsNashville, TN – Have you received an offer in the mail promising a cheap travel package for a hotel stay or a short cruise? To get the discounted package, all you have to do is attend a timeshare presentation. Once you show up to the presentation, you may get more than you bargained for: high-pressure sales tactics and scammers that don’t deliver what they promise.

Vacation timeshares give you the right to use a vacation home for a limited, planned period throughout the year. Consumers are usually contacted on the phone by a telemarketer or through the mail with a postcard asking them to call a toll-free number. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University’s Dunn Center floor receiving makeover


Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University’s Dunn Center floor is getting more than a facelift.

After seeing part of the floor twice replaced in the past decade, a whole new surface will be in place when the 2012 Austin Peay State University volleyball season opens this fall–call it Extreme Makeover APSU style.

After 13 graduations, including 11 from the local high schools, were concluded in late May, the floor project began with the removal of the entire existing floor in Dave Aaron Arena, to be replaced by a state-of-the-art PermaFlex flooring system. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is June 20th, 2012


The 99th  Meeting

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, June 20th at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Hospital.  This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.  The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public.  Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

The meetings topic is “Onward Southern Soldiers: Religion In The Army of Tennessee” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council Hosts Successful Community Tour Event


Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – In early June, the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) hosted a two-day ‘Red Carpet Community Tour’ event for site selection consultants and brokers to gain first-hand knowledge of the assets that Clarksville-Montgomery County and the surrounding area have to offer.

“The annual Red Carpet event is an excellent opportunity for the team at the EDC to engage consultants and brokers who may not be familiar with the available resources in our community,” said Clarksville-Montgomery County EDC President and CEO, James Chavez. “It also serves as a unique way to say thank you by including our partners who make the work of the EDC possible.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police request assistance locating Man on Probation for Six Burglaries and Two Thefts


Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are looking for James Derrick Cook (W/M, DOB: 6/29/88, Given Address: Clarksville, TN) who was on probation until 2022 for six burglaries and two thefts.

He had been furloughed from the jail in December 2011 to seek medical treatment, but failed to satisfactorily complete the program and did not return to the jail, as instructed by a court order, so an Escape warrant was taken out on June 11th, 2012.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan introduces Summer Night Lights Program


City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, in conjunction with the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department and the Clarksville Police Department, is introducing a new program for youth and their families. Summer Night Lights is an eight week program, which will run from June 14th through August 3rd on Thursday and Friday nights.

The program will take place at two locations. On Thursdays, the event will be held at the Kleeman Community Center, 166 Cunningham Lane, from 6:00pm–9:30pm. On Friday evenings, it will take place at the Burt-Cobb Community Center/Dixon Park, 1011 Franklin Street, from 6:00pm–10:30pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police arrest Suicidal Subject after he Discharges Firearm while Officers are Outside the Residence


Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On June 15th, 2012, around 1:00am, Clarksville Police Officers responded to a suicidal person call at 101 East Street. The caller told 911 call takers he was going to hurt himself and had several loaded guns inside of the residence.

When officers arrived, they could hear objects being broken inside of the house. The 911 call takers told the man, Jonathan Lamon, that officers were outside of the residence. He turned off the porch and living room lights, went outside, and discharged a rifle round into the air.

Jonathan Lamon

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Fort Campbell Opens New Commissary in Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell has officially opened their new state-of-the-art, DeCA commissary facility during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 13th, 2012. The groundbreaking ceremony was standing room only with a line of eager soldiers and their families stretched out almost around the block, all waiting for the chance to get a look inside the new facility.

The Ribbon Cutting officially opens the new DeCA commissary facility on Fort Campbell

The Ribbon Cutting officially opens the new DeCA commissary facility on Fort Campbell. Cutting ribbon are Store Director Tony Matthias, Director of Store Operations Keith Hagenbuch, DeCA Director and CEO Joseph Jeu, Soldier of the Year Spc. Samuel Torset, NCO of the Year Sgt. Andrew Lee, and Garrison Commander Col. Perry Clark.

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