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Houston County water plant fails

The pump house at Houston County Water Plant has failed, according to Houston County Emergency Management Director David Harding. Harding noted that the county’s waste water treatment facility is okay and functioning but ...
by News Staff


Houston County contends with flood impact

Houston County continues to untangle itself from the aftermath of the Cumberland River Flood. In a significant development, FEMA has declared Houston County a major disaster area, making the county eligible for both public and ...
by News Staff



Flood-damaged portion of Route 249 reopens to traffic

Cheatham County roadway has been reconstructed following major landslide. TDOT announces the reopening of a section of State Route 249 in Cheatham County that suffered major damage during the May 2010.
by News Staff


Tennessee submits “Race to the Top” plan

Reform proposal seeks $502 million for Volunteer State The State of Tennessee has submitted its proposal in the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top competition, seeking a total of $501.8 million in federal resource...
by News Staff


Stewart County shifts crisis focus as floodwaters recede

No missing persons reported in Stewart nor Houston County. Few roads are reported as closed or blocked. As the whirling waters of the Cumberland River recede from its terrible highs of past weekend, emergency management efforts...
by News Staff



Tournees Festival to screen contemporary French films at APSU

Austin Peay State University has been selected to participate in the French American Cultural Exchange (FACE) French film grant program, the Tournées Festival, for the 2009-10 academic year. This grant provides an opportunity ...
by News Staff


Erin: Noah was here – uncanny resolve in grim times

In the aftermath of  recent flooding, the Junction 434 area before Cumberland City and many areas like it have been strewn with cracked dust, but surrounding farm lands were still part of the river or had standing ponds. Cumbe...
by News Staff