Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Following last week’s storms that impacted the entire area of Land Between the Lakes, some facilities have now re-opened to the public just in time for some of their most popular events!
Wranglers Campground is hosting the 20th Annual Primitive Rodeo on Friday and Saturday, July 15th and 16th, from 7:30pm-10:00pm each night. Information is available at, www.landbetweenthelakes.us/calendar/wranglers-campground-primitive-rodeo/2016-07-16/
Clarksville, TN – Pokémon Go, the new GPS-based augmented reality game, has brought dozens of new visitors to the Austin Peay State University campus this week, but many of these individuals are putting themselves at risk by entering closed-off construction sites.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, July 16th, 2016, tryouts for the new 12U Clarksville Travel team will be held at Kenwood’s 50/70 field (across from the Kenwood High School Baseball Field) at 8:00am.
This is a new fully sponsored team, so there is no fee to join.
To see if your son is “age eligible”, please visit www.nations-baseball.com/agecalculator and enter the applicable information for the 2017 season.
Clarksville, TN – On Monday, July 18th, 2016, Mayor Kim McMillan will host a community discussion focusing on race relations and policing in Clarksville. The event will take place at 6:30pm until 8:00pm in the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. Members of the public are encouraged to attend.
This will be the first of a series of forums that will be held in the coming months about the issues that have gripped the nation in recent weeks.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay State University soccer standout Tatiana Ariza will once again represent her native Colombia at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, August 3rd-20th, in Brazil.
Ariza was one of 18 players chosen Thursday to represent Las Cafeteras (The Coffee Growers), beginning August 3rd against France in Belo Horizonte. Colombia also is scheduled to face New Zealand (August 6th) and the United States (August 9th) in the first stage of Group G.
Clarksville, TN – Miami and the Bahamas were the destination for the LEAP Organization’s 6th Annual Educational Excursion.
Children from Clarksville along with chaperones and community members embarked on a five-day journey to Miami to educate LEAP youth by exposing them to other cities, cultural differences and historical landmarks.
Participants visited the Holocaust Memorial, Jewish Museum, History of Miami Museum, and the Miccosukee Indian Village where they experienced an airboat ride through the everglades followed by an alligator show.
Clarksville, TN – This morning, Friday, July 15th, Clarksville Police responded to a traffic accident involving three vehicles on Tiny Town Road near the intersection of Summerhaven Road . The accident closed all westbound lanes of traffic on Tiny Town Road.
Tiny Town Road is now back open as of 10:45am.
Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County School System has appointed two veteran administrators to middle school principal positions effective for the upcoming school year.
Current New Providence Middle School Principal Laura Barnett will serve as the new principal at Rossview Middle School. Richview Middle School Assistant Principal Laura Boss will take over at Northeast Middle School.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reports that currently all westbound lanes of traffic are closed on Tiny Town Road near the intersection of Summerhaven Road due to a traffic crash. Three vehicles are involved in the accident.
There are three injuries reported. One person was transported to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital. No one else required medical assistance.
Clarksville, TN – Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host a lecture and book signing with author Stephen Davis on Thursday, July 21st from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. The lecture will begin at 1:00pm, and upon its conclusion Davis will sign copies of his book, “A Long and Bloody Task” until 4:00pm.
Spring of 1864 brought a whole new war to the Western Theater, with new commanders and what would become a new style of warfare. Federal armies, perched in Chattanooga, Tennessee, after their stunning victories there the previous fall, poised on the edge of Georgia for the first time in the war.
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