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Montgomery County Sheriff Investigator Larry Hodge passes away

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Thirty year veteran with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Investigator Larry Hodge, 55, has passed away.

Hodge is the son of an Air Force veteran and grew up all over the world. As a child he rose to the rank of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts. He graduated from Jacksonville High School in 1978 and shortly thereafter settled in Clarksville with his family.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Investigator Larry Hodge.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Investigator Larry Hodge.

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LBL’s Nature Station Visitor Experience enhanced by Eagle Scout Project

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Jordan Abernathy with Boy Scout Troop 200 in Paducah Kentucky completed his Eagle Scout project on November 15th, 2014, at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.

Completion of an in-depth, public service project is required to attain the highest rank in the Boy Scouts–an Eagle Scout. Jordan designed, built, and installed an arbor with a bench in the Nature Station’s Backyard Native Gardens and hummingbird feeding area.

Jordan Abernathy, of Boy Scout Troop 200 in Paducah, Kentucky, completed his Eagle Scout Project at the Nature Station on Saturday, November 15th. (Aviva Yasgur)

Jordan Abernathy, of Boy Scout Troop 200 in Paducah, Kentucky, completed his Eagle Scout Project at the Nature Station on Saturday, November 15th. (Aviva Yasgur)

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Donation of land enables new campsites for non-profits to be built at Rotary Park

 

Montgomery County Tennesee Department of Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – A donation of property adjacent to Rotary Park by local businessman, J. Lee Powell to the Montgomery County Department of Parks and Recreation has expanded Rotary Park, and will be used to provide a series of campsites that will be reserved for use by area nonprofits.

Discussions for a new addition to Rotary Park began in the summer of 2009 when Powell serving as a Boy Scout leader had finished supervising a service project at Rotary Park. Powell and Stacy Goodwin of the Montgomery County Department of Parks and Recreation while discussing the future of Rotary Park came to understand the need for a youth camping site on the south end of Clarksville as the City of Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park in North Clarksville has been the primary camping location for area Boy Scouts.

Montgomery County Attorney Austin Peay VII  and J. Lee Powell sign the paperwork transferring ownership of the property on September 7th, 2012

Montgomery County Attorney Austin Peay VII and J. Lee Powell sign the paperwork transferring ownership of the property on September 7th, 2012

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Bats and Campers Benefit from Eagle Scout Project at Land Between the Lakes

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area recently benefitted from a local Eagle Scout Project that placed four bat roosting boxes at Wranglers Campground.

After much planning, preparation, and gathering of donations, Liam Parker led fellow Scouts from Murray, KY’s Boy Scout Troop 45 in installing the boxes on August 18th.

Liam Parker with Boy Scout Troop 45, Murray, KY, Eagle Scout Project at Wranglers Campground in Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. (Photo by Aviva Yasgur)

Liam Parker with Boy Scout Troop 45, Murray, KY, Eagle Scout Project at Wranglers Campground in Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. (Photo by Aviva Yasgur)

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Eagle Scout Builds Osprey Nesting Platform at LBL

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area recently benefited from a local Eagle Scout project.  Daniel Hagan of Marshall County, Kentucky designed, built, and with the help of Pennyrile Electric in Cadiz, KY, installed an osprey nesting platform near Woodlands Nature Station in the KY portion of LBL. «Read the rest of this article»

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