Written by Mary Grace Stoneking
Nashville, TN – Chances are, if you live in Tennessee, you probably know somebody who currently benefits, or who has benefited in the past, from the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) is used by more than 1 million people in Tennessee — a state with fewer than 7 million total residents.
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is enacting the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Response plan, following a preliminary positive detection of CWD in white-tailed deer in Hardeman County and Fayette County. The response plan involves a coordinated effort between TWRA, Tennessee Department of Agriculture, and other partners.
Seven deer in Fayette County and three in Hardeman County have preliminarily tested positive for CWD. Additional samples are being tested and the TWRA is actively trying to contact the hunters who harvested these deer.
Clarksville Civil War Roundtable
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Heathcare. 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.
Clarksville Gas and Water Department
Monday, December 17th, 2018
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has planned a water outage on Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 9:00pm on Bradbury Road in the Bradbury Farms subdivision that will affect residents on the following roads.
Las Vegas, NV – The Nashville Sounds, in conjunction with the Texas Rangers, announced today at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Las Vegas that the two teams will play a spring training exhibition game at First Tennessee Park on Sunday, March 24th at 1:05pm.
“This is another thrilling and historic day for the Nashville Sounds,” said General Manager Adam Nuse. “One of the biggest goals we established with our partnership with the Rangers was to bring a spring training exhibition game to First Tennessee Park and the city of Nashville. We can’t wait to work with the Rangers to showcase Major League Baseball to this great city and our incredibly supportive fan base.”
Clarksville, TN – CDE Lightband says winter is officially upon us. With the colder temperatures comes higher electric usage.
This usage is primarily due to heating load. The colder it gets, the more you have to heat your home.
Clarksville, TN – Obviously old man winter has reared his ugly head in many parts of the country, so the days I get to ride are far and few between.
Today was one of those days.
I haven’t had “black beauty” out for a good run in over a week. On that day, the temps were in the low to mid fifties, but I was still trying to shake a bad cold and just didn’t feel it.
This week, we’ve had rain, ice and some snow flurries, so the best I could do was fire up the “beast” and take it for a quick spin around the neighborhood. Not much, but it felt good.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI)
Nashville, TN – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) and investigators with the Davidson County District Attorney General’s Office, with assistance from investigators from the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, has resulted in the arrest of two Nashville men on theft charges stemming from their management of an assisted living center.
At the request of 20th District Attorney General Glenn Funk, in October 2017, TBI Special Agents joined investigators with the DA’s office in investigating allegations of misspending at the Autumn Hills Assisted Living Center.
Written by Carol Rasmussen
Washington, D.C. – A NASA-led, international study finds Asia’s high mountain glaciers are flowing more slowly in response to widespread ice loss, affecting freshwater availability downstream in India, Pakistan and China. Researchers analyzed almost 2 million satellite images of the glaciers and found that 94 percent of the differences in flow rates could be explained by changes in ice thickness.
For more than a decade, satellite data have documented that the glaciers were thinning as the melt rates on their top surfaces increased.
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