Kentucky farmers are one step closer in being able to grow industrial hemp.
In a landslide vote, the Kentucky State Senate passed Senate Bill 50, which is otherwise referred to as the Industrial Hemp bill.
Agriculture Commissioner Jamie Comer was quoted as saying that he was extremely proud of the state senate for its commitment to job creation in Kentucky.
Senate Bill 50 passed the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday by a unanimous vote with U.S. Senator Rand Paul and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and others testifying in support of the legislation.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul, U.S. Representatives John Yarmuth and Thomas Massie and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell have signed a federal legislation that would exempt industrial hemp from the definition of a drug and vowed to pursue a waiver from the D-E-A to allow Kentucky to be the first state to grow industrial hemp.
Training throughout the year is essential to law enforcement agencies across the nation to be able to effectively respond to any situation and Clarksville is no exception.
The Clarksville Police Department recently broke ground on a long anticipated scenario house.
Police say the scenario house will enhance the training capabilities of the department by providing a realistic training environment.
The unique training facility became a reality through the economic support of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Clarksville City Council, and the citizens of Clarksville.
The house is scheduled to be completed by April 2013.
The ground breaking ceremony was held at the Clarksville Police Department’s Training Complex on Franklin Street this week
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Clarksville Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two commercial burglars.
Police say the burglary took place around 1 a.m. at the 1600 Block of Fort Campbell Boulevard area on Saturday, February 9th.
Police add that even though the two suspects broke into the business, they did not steal any merchandise, but took documentation of customer transactions which contained personal information.
Anyone with information can contact Detective Andy Hurst at 931-648-0656.
The 101st Airborne Division will be hosting a ceremony to mark a storied unit’s activation.
Military officials say the 1-87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, otherwise known as the Rakkasans, will be celebrating its 70th anniversary with an activation ceremony.
The ceremony is scheduled to take place Wednesday, February 20th at 10:00 a.m. at the 1-87th Infantry Regiment Pylon by the Pratt Museum.
Officials say the unit was activated in 1943, and since that time the regiment has established an unparalleled history through valorous actions in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Shield/Storm and the Global War on Terrorism.
13 couples are now enjoying wedded bliss after taking the plunge on Valentine’s Day at a local, well-known chapel.
Close to 7,700 marriages have been performed at Christian County Judge-Executive Steve Tribble’s Chapel of Love over the past 20 years.
Prior to his busy schedule of performing weddings today, Judge Tribble took a trip down memory lane and spoke about how his Chapel of Love came into fruition many years go.