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Fort Campbell’s Annual Independence Week Carnival and Fireworks to be held June 30th – July 5th

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Join Fort Campbell MWR for their annual USAA and MWR Independence Week Carnival and July 4th fireworks.

This year’s carnival will have 20 major adult rides, 12 children’s rides, 8 food concessions and 25 skill games.

The Independence Week Carnival and Fireworks will take place on June 30th through July 5th at the Division Parade Field.

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LBL’s The Homeplace to hold Traditional Independence Day Celebration July 4th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLOffice of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – People wanting a more traditional celebration on the Fourth of July, will find one full of historical fun at the Homeplace 1850’s Working Farm and Living History Museum in Land Between The Lakes.

Celebrate Independence Day from 1:00pm-4:00pm on Saturday, July 4th, with races, skillet tossing, horse shoes, old-time music, toys, and games.

Land Between the Lakes The Homeplace 4th of July Celebration. (LBL Staff photo)

Land Between the Lakes The Homeplace 4th of July Celebration. (LBL Staff photo)

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Nashville Sounds drop 7-1 contest to Omaha Storm Chasers, lose fifth straight game

 

Nashville Sounds Bullpen Allows One Run Over 6 2/3 Innings

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds celebrated Father’s Day at First Tennessee Park on Sunday, but were on the wrong end of a 7-1 tilt and lost the series finale against the Omaha Storm Chasers.

The loss marked the third time that Nashville has been swept in a four-game set this season. The Sounds were outscored 17-7 in the series and dropped to 11 games below .500 for the second time this season.

Craig Gentry opened the Father’s Day contest by banging his second long ball in the last five games. The game-opening homer, which pushed the outfielder’s hitting streak to 11 games, was the first by a Sounds player since Scooter Gennett hit one against the Round Rock Express on July 3rd, 2013. Nashville has outscored their opponent 34-15 in the first inning this season.

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Some of the Funniest Stories I’ve Read Lately

 
Laughing people by Roxana Soare

Laughing people by Roxana Soare

Clarksville, TN – Teaching is a stressful job. Since laughter is the best medicine for stress as well as other extreme medical conditions, I occasionally check out the internet to see what funny stories are circulating.

The following are not to be confused with those jokes that some people seem to need to send to your e-mail on occasion. I’ve read these on various internet sites by looking on google for what people seem to be reading these days. I hope they give you a giggle too.

Under the dumb things people do, you don’t have to look far. «Read the rest of this article»


Clarksville Gas and Water reports Verkler Road and Parkway Place Water Outage

 

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Verkler Road and Parkway Place to repair a water main leak. Residents in the surrounding area may experience low water pressure during the work.

The road is open to traffic.

The repair is anticipated to be finished and water restored by approximately 4:30pm.

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Hot and humid conditions expected this week for Clarksville Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports hot and humid weather is expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as Middle Tennessee this week. With high temperatures in the 90s, combined with ample moisture, afternoon heat index readings in the upper 90s to the lower 100s can be expected today and Monday.

Even higher heat index values between 105f to 108f will be possible on Tuesday and Wednesday with heat advisories likely needed for portions of the area.

High temperatures expected this week across Middle Tennessee.

High temperatures expected this week across Middle Tennessee.

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Nashville Zoo teams with Kroger for Buy One Get One Free Ticket deal

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Nashville Zoo is offering Kroger Plus Card holders a special “buy one, get one” free ticket deal on Fridays during July and August as part of the annual Safari Fridays summer promotion.

Kroger Plus Card holders can present their card at Nashville Zoo’s ticket booth to receive a free ticket with the purchase of another ticket of equal or greater value.

The offer is valid only on Fridays in July and August (July 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st) and August 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th) and cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion.

Nashville Zoo Keeper with Elephant. (Amiee Stubbs)

Nashville Zoo Keeper with Elephant. (Amiee Stubbs)

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Tennessee Department of Transportation to hold Public Meeting at William O. Beach Civic Hall July 6th, 2015

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is partnering with Tennessee State Representative Jay Reedy and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to host a public input meeting, called a “Book a Planner” meeting, on Monday, July 6th at 5:00pm, at the William O. Beach Civic Hall, 350 Pageant Lane.

“Book-a-Planner” is an interactive outreach program and presentation, administered through the Long Range Planning Department’s Office of Community Transportation (OCT) staff.  Attendees are able to share their input via live polling to assist TDOT in making sure the community’s future needs are addressed. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for June 21st, 2015

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Second Annual Daddy Daughter Date Night, Clarksville Downtown Market Upcoming Events and 3rd annual Back to School Splash.

2nd Annual Daddy Daughter Date Night
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Finds Many Reverse Mortgage Ads Are Misleading

 

Advocates Urge CFPB to Protect Seniors From Reverse Mortgage Abuses

Consumer ReportsWashington, D.C. – A new study released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that many advertisements for reverse mortgages contain incomplete or inaccurate information that can pose a serious risk to seniors who take out such loans.  The study was issued in conjunction with an advisory to consumers warning them to “watch out for misleading and confusing reverse mortgage advertisements.”

Consumers Union and Californians for Nursing Home Reform praised the CFPB for alerting seniors about the deceptive ads and urged the consumer watchdog to adopt reforms to protect seniors from reverse mortgage abuses. «Read the rest of this article»

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