Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: Counce TN

Dedicated workers keep river projects operating during ‘Snowzilla’

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – A handful of dedicated workers are being lauded by Corps of Engineers officials for keeping hydropower plants operating and navigation locks open when snow and ice inundated portions of the Cumberland River and Tennessee River basins in January.

Lt. Col. Stephen Murphy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District commander, said when others justifiably stayed home, there were a few in the district that made it their mission to keep working despite the winter weather and hazardous conditions that existed January 22nd-24th.

A commercial tow enters Cheatham Lock during a major snow storm at the project in Ashland City, TN Jan. 22nd, 2016. A dozen U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employees were recognized for their actions to keep navigation locks and hydropower plants operating when rural roads were treacherous and made it difficult for personnel to report to work. Employees worked extra shifts, slept at projects, and braved the elements in some cases to keep producing hydroelectricity and commerce moving along the waterways in the Cumberland River and Tennessee River Basins. (Park Ranger Mike Kuntz)

A commercial tow enters Cheatham Lock during a major snow storm at the project in Ashland City, TN Jan. 22nd, 2016. A dozen U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employees were recognized for their actions to keep navigation locks and hydropower plants operating when rural roads were treacherous and made it difficult for personnel to report to work. (Park Ranger Mike Kuntz)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Brent Hite Leads Walmart FLW Tour event on Kentucky Lake presented by Evinrude

 

Missouri’s Corcoran Leads Co-Anglers

FLWParis, TN – Pro angler Brett Hite of Phoenix, AR, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Thursday weighing 24 pounds, 14 ounces to grab the lead after day one of the Walmart FLW Tour at Kentucky Lake presented by Evinrude.

Hite now holds a 2-pound, 3-ounce lead heading into day two of the four-day event, hosted by the Henry County Alliance, that features 162 of the best bass-fishing anglers in the world competing for a top cash award of up to $125,000.

Brent Hite currently leads Walmart FLW Tour event by 2 pounds, 3-ounces.

Brent Hite currently leads Walmart FLW Tour event by 2 pounds, 3-ounces.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 



  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Archives