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Land Between the Lakes reports Twin Fawns Born to Nature Station Doe

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Woodlands Nature Station is excited to announce one of their white-tailed deer does gave birth to twins! These two tiny deer, with coats of ruddy brown and ivory white spots, are extremely small–the size of dinner plates.

They are very difficult to see at this time because their mother cautiously hides them at the bases of trees or along fallen logs, blending in with leaves and duff on the forest floor.

Nature Station welcomed the birth of twin fawns to one of the does in the deer enclosure in their backyard. Cautiously, their mother hides them at the bases of trees or along fallen logs, blending in with leaves and duff on the forest floor. They may be difficult to catch a glimpse of until they are a little older. (Arrianne Byrum)

Nature Station welcomed the birth of twin fawns to one of the does in the deer enclosure in their backyard. Cautiously, their mother hides them at the bases of trees or along fallen logs, blending in with leaves and duff on the forest floor. They may be difficult to catch a glimpse of until they are a little older. (Arrianne Byrum)

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Nashville Sounds come up short against Omaha Storm Chasers, 4-3

 

Jason Pridie Belts Team-Leading 8th Homer

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Omaha Storm Chasers narrowly edged the Nashville Sounds 4-3 at First Tennessee Park in game one of their four-game series at First Tennessee Park.

The game marked the first time Nashville and Omaha have played one another in 392 days. Thursday night’s game featured four lead changes and a tie, proving it to be well worth the wait.

Much to the delight of the 10,366 fans packed into the Sounds new park, the latest episode of the Jason Pridie show aired.

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TWRA announces 7th Annual Operation Dry Water Weekend to be held June 26th-28th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in Operation Dry Water, June 26th-28th. Operation Dry Water is a national weekend of Boating Under the Influence (BUI) education and enforcement directed toward reducing alcohol and drug-related accidents and fatalities.

Operation Dry Water is held on the weekend prior to the Independence Day (July 4th) holiday to give BUI enforcement high visibility during the peak boating season. The TWRA is teaming with the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA). Operation Dry Water is being held for the seventh year after being started by the NASBLA in 2009.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park to feature The Lego Movie this Saturday, June 20th

 

Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and Convergys are excited to announce The LEGO Movie is coming to the big screen Saturday, June 20th as part of the 2015 Movies in the Park.

Released in 2014, The LEGO Movie (PG) is an animated story about Emmet (Chris Pratt), an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world.

The LEGO Movie to play Saturday, June 20th at the Heritage Park Soccer Complex as part of Movies in the Park.

The LEGO Movie to play Saturday, June 20th at the Heritage Park Soccer Complex as part of Movies in the Park.

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Clarksville Police Department reminds Citizens not to leave Children and Pets in Unattended Vehicles

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – With the summer heat in full gear, it is necessary to address leaving children and pets in unattended vehicles that are not left running. It takes a matter of minutes for the inside of a car to heat up and become deadly to a child or animal.

According to a 2012 article by Melissa Crumish, from the DMV, “since 1998, 529 children have died in the United States from hyperthermia (heat stroke) after being left in unattended vehicles.”

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AAA says 27% of Travelers Book Trips 1-2 Years in Advance

 

AAA offers Travel Saving Tips

AAATampa, FL – Planning the perfect trip could take days, weeks or even months, but a recent AAA study shows that nearly two-thirds (64%) of travelers are booking 7 months to 2 years in advance.

“The fact that travelers are booking so far in advance tells us that travelers are taking more expensive trips, and they want enough time to adequately plan them,” said Vicky Evans, Director of Field Travel Support, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Despite improvements in the economy and low gas prices, saving money remains a top priority for many families. Travelers can get much more for their money by booking in advance. In fact, anyone who books their travel plans with AAA by June 20 can receive up to $500.00 in savings or on-board credit for a cruise or tour.”

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Billy Dunlop Park to close for Family Campout

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host the Spring Family Campout at Billy Dunlop Park this Saturday, June 20th from 2:00pm until Sunday, June 21st at 9:00am.

During the duration of the Family Campout, Billy Dunlop Park, located at E. Boy Scout Road, will be closed to the public.

Family Campout

Family Campout

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Clarksville’s Magic Wheels Skate Center Introduces Create-Your-Own Fundraiser

 

Night provided to raise money for any need, no matter how small.

Magic Wheels Skate CenterClarksville, TN – A recent search for Clarksville, TN on GoFundMe.com revealed 1,837 instances where people in the community were reaching out to others for help. These are typically individual needs which have overwhelmed the financial abilities of the person in need.

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Sue Freeman Culverhouse Speaks to Montgomery County Historical Society about Robert Penn Warren

 

Montgomery County Historical SocietyClarksville, TN – Author Sue Freeman Culverhouse was the featured speaker as she described the life of Robert Penn Warren at the June 15th meeting of the Montgomery County Historical Society. President Joe Filippo greeted the members and had the treasurer announce the upcoming barbeque fund-raiser to be held at the end of July.

Billyfrank Morrison gave a history of the school built on the site of the community center in South Guthrie, TN, where the event was held.

Author Sue Freeman Culverhouse speaking at the June Montgomery County Historical Society meeting.

Author Sue Freeman Culverhouse speaking at the June Montgomery County Historical Society meeting.

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APSU Athletics and Clarksville Chamber of Commerce golf event a week away, reduced to 3 courses

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic and Partner Celebration Dinner is just one week away. However, a late change has forced the tourney to be slightly altered for Friday, June 26th.

The event, which has seen APSU Athletics and the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce combined their two tournaments, originally was scheduled to be played at four different courses (Clarksville Country Club, Cole Park at Fort Campbell, Swan Lake Golf Course and The Links at Novadell in Hopkinsville, KY.

Austin Peay and Clarskville Chamber Golf Classic to be held Friday, June 26th. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay and Clarskville Chamber Golf Classic to be held Friday, June 26th. (APSU Sports Information)

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