Tennessee Department of Education Awards Funding to Benefit Over 18,000 Students Through Voluntary Pre-K Programs
Preliminary State Allotment for Montgomery County is $1,558,492.00
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today that 18,340 students in 917 classrooms across the state will benefit from the Voluntary Pre-K (VPK) program in the 2017-18 school year.
Nearly 95 percent of districts in Tennessee will receive VPK funding designed to serve 4-year-olds who are at-risk. A list of preliminary funding amounts by district and the number of classrooms that funding supports is located on the department’s website.
Cunningham, TN – On Thursday, June 1st, 2017, Domino’s Pizza on Highway 48 will be having their grand opening. They are offering medium 1-topping carry out pizzas for $3.99 all day.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is proud to announce Michelle Newell will serve as the communications director and public information officer for Montgomery County Government beginning June 5th, 2017.
Newell holds a B.S. in Corporate Communications from Austin Peay State University. She currently serves as the program director for the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Unit conducted a prostitution demand reduction operation targeting those who solicit sexual services in exchange for money using the internet website Backpage.com.
An ad was posted online and the individuals who answered the ad negotiated various prices for the services and agreed to meet the the undercover officer at a designated location.
Clarksville, TN – On Monday, May 29th, 2017, around 11:30pm, Clarksville Police Officer Jennifer Renken responded to a call at the movie theater in the 1800 block of Tiny Town Road, about a man who was irate because the theater’s concession stand was closed and they would not sell him popcorn.
He had retrieved an empty popcorn container from the trash can and demanded it be refilled. After the staff refused to fill the container, he threw it at the employee, knocked over a display in the lobby, and then ran off into the theater.
Clarksville, TN – When I started my journey, I remember the first time I took my Harley for a ride down the Interstate.
Wow! This is REALLY fast!
I remember I was somewhat intimidated by all the traffic, the trucks and at times, the road debris. My Street Glide Special was solid as a rock, purred like a kitten, and handled the turbulence of the 18 wheelers. What I was most concerned about was, I wasn’t as “diligent” at keeping an eye on my rear view mirrors, so the passing vehicle that I hadn’t noticed, caused me a bit of a scare.
Street party near Clarksville City Hall set for Wednesday’s game
Clarksville, TN – If you’re looking for a family friendly place to gather with local hockey fans to cheer on P.K. Subban, Pekka Rinne and the amazing Nashville Predators, Clarksville has the perfect solution.
The City of Clarksville will host a free Predators viewing party near City Hall on Wednesday evening for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
Clarksville, TN – The Nashville Predators walked onto the national sports stage in Pittsburgh last night for game one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. They outplayed the defending champions, but lost the game.
I’m encouraged by their play and not too disappointed over the loss. What I AM disappointed about is mistakes. Stupid mistakes.
First, the referees. The reversed call on the Predator’s first goal was a bogus decision. We all watched it. We all saw the replay. Clearly there wasn’t enough evidence to overturn the decision on the ice which was a “good” goal. That changed the momentum of the game.
Washington, D.C. – It is never safe to look directly at the sun’s rays – even if the sun is partly obscured. When watching a partial eclipse you must wear eclipse glasses at all times if you want to face the sun, or use an alternate indirect method. This also applies during a total eclipse up until the time when the sun is completely and totally blocked.
During the short time when the moon completely obscures the sun – known as the period of totality – it is safe to look directly at the star, but it’s crucial that you know when to take off and put back on your glasses.
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