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Land Between the Lakes closes many areas due to Storm Damage

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes , KY/TN – The storm Friday created downed trees and power lines blown over at Land Between the Lakes. The U.S. Forest Service continues to assist visitors and address the hazards.

Forest Service crews began accessing damages at 7:00pm Friday as a southeast moving storm brought high winds, lightening and heavy rains Friday evening. Land Between the Lakes staff ask people to postpone visits to the area while crews locate and clear hazards.

Downed tree blocking a road at Land Between the Lakes. (LBL)

Downed tree blocking a road at Land Between the Lakes. (LBL)

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101st Airborne Division Soldiers to Commemorate “Hamburger Hill” 50th Anniversary with 31.87-mile Run / Walk

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019, several hundred active-duty 101st Airborne Division Soldiers will be joined by almost 80 Vietnam-era U.S. Army Veterans for a 31.87-mile ultramarathon at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as part of their commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Hamburger Hill.

This week marks 50 years since the frontal assault on Hill 937, Dong Ap Bia, Vietnam. The ten-day engagement, more commonly referred to as Hamburger Hill, was fought by U.S. Army Soldiers, including those from the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Marines and the South Vietnamese military.

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Flooding Leads to Some Closures at Land Between the Lakes, Exercise Caution

 

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – U.S. Forest Service officials at Land Between the Lakes warn visitors of rising lake levels that will close some campgrounds and impact trails.

Piney Campground, Cravens Bay Campground and Smith Bay will close on March 1st. Other campgrounds will have some restrictions.

Visitors are encouraged to exercise caution and use boat ramps at their own risk.

Flooding at Land Between the Lakes causes closures of some trails and campgrounds.

Flooding at Land Between the Lakes causes closures of some trails and campgrounds.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under a Flash Flood Watch

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County, Western Dickson County, Stewart County, Houston County, and Humphreys County that is in effect through early Thursday morning.

At 3:33am CST, Wednesday, February 20th, doppler radar indicated heavy rain and thunderstorms moving across northwest Middle Tennessee. Radar estimates up to 1.5 inches of rain has fallen in this area since yesterday. The additional heavy rainfall this morning will cause minor flooding of roads and low lying areas across the advisory area.

1.5 to 3 inches of rainfall are expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County.

1.5 to 3 inches of rainfall are expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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National Weather Service reports Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports possible risk of severe storms Wednesday, February 6th and Wednesday night across Clarksville-Montgomery County and most of Middle Tennessee. The best chance for severe storms is around Clarksville, Dover and Erin.

The primary threat is damaging straight-line winds.

Rain and thunderstorms will become heavier and more widespread tonight and will last into Thursday evening before a strong cold frontal passage.

2.5 inches of rain expected around Clarksville-Montgomery County by Thursday evening. Some flooding possible.

2.5 inches of rain expected around Clarksville-Montgomery County by Thursday evening. Some flooding possible.

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LBL’s Homeplace 1850s Working Farm to be restored by HistoriCorps

 

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HistoriCorpsDover, TN – HistoriCorps, a national nonprofit dedicated to preserving America’s historic structures, in collaboration with Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, will start restoring the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm from August 12th – September 14th, 2018.

Situated in The Trace, Tennessee, the community has stood the test of time since its inception in the 1850s.

LBL's Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum from Pre-Civil War Era to Undergo Preservation Efforts.

LBL’s Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum from Pre-Civil War Era to Undergo Preservation Efforts.

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Austin Peay State University embraces community with Foy Center’s new outdoor camp for teens

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This summer, Austin Peay State University’s Foy Fitness and Recreation Center is offering a new summer camp for teens—Govs Outdoors (GO) Teen Camp.

The day camp, which furthers APSU’s commitment to the surrounding community, focuses on getting teens outdoors and offers activities ranging from hiking and biking, to rock climbing and caving, all of which are offered in the Clarksville area.

APSU's Foy Fitness and Recreation Center to hold summer camp for teens.

APSU’s Foy Fitness and Recreation Center to hold summer camp for teens.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is January 17th, 2018

 

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Healthcare. 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 Civil War Roundtable's next program will be held Wednesday, January 17th.

Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next program will be held Wednesday, January 17th.

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LBL to hold Cub Scout Day at Woodlands Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Woodlands Nature Station will host Cub Scout Day on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 ongoing from 10:00am-3:00pm at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

Hands-on activities based on honing survival skills and hiking strategies will help Cub Scouts earn belt loops for Tigers in the Wild (Tigers), Paws on the Path (Wolves), A Bear Goes Fishing (Bears) and Castaway (Webelos). Everyone is welcome.

The Nature Station at LBL. (Land Between the Lakes)

The Nature Station at LBL. (Land Between the Lakes)

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Land Between the Lakes to hold Fall Fest at Woodlands Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Woodlands Nature Station hosts Fall Fest Saturday, November 4th, 2017 from 10:00am-4:00pm. Nature Station admission is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under.

Fall Fest features a variety of forest and migration-themed programs including hayrides, live music, nature crafts, and appearances by Smokey Bear.

Nature Station Fall Hayride. (Melodie Anderson)

Nature Station Fall Hayride. (Melodie Anderson)

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