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Safe Boating Week
Monday May 22, 2017

The 2017 National Safe Boating Week is this week, May 20th through the 26th and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is participating to promote the wear of life jackets as the summer boating season begins.
This past Friday was Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day with the goal of demonstrating how easy it is to wear a life jacket. Participants wore a life jacket to work, demonstrating how easy to wear one, even while at work.
It was just one of the events to help usher in National Safe Boating Week which is annually held the week prior to Memorial Day Weekend. Boating partners across the United States and Canada are teaming to promote safe boating practices, including the wear of life jackets for National Safe Boating Week and throughout the 2017 boating season.
The goal of National Safe Boating Week is to educate the public about the importance of safe boating practices and wearing life jackets while on the water.

 


Maddux Running for Congress
Monday May 22, 2017

Cleveland, Tennessee resident Jack Maddux has announced he is a candidate for 4th District Congressman, the office currently held by Scott DesJarlais.
Maddux will be running for the Republican nomination. He is a business manager with an engineering company. He is a U.S. Navy veteran.
Maddux says he plans to tour the sprawling 4th District over the next year.

 


Stamp Out Hunger Results
Monday May 22, 2017

The annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive conducted by the McMinnville Post Office collected about 12,000 pounds of non-perishable food items for the Warren County Food Bank.
The food drive was held on Saturday, May 13th. Residents donated by leaving canned food items in or beside their mailboxes to be picked up by mail carriers.
It is part of a nationwide effort of the U.S. Postal Service. The effort is now in its 25th year.

 


Don't Leave Children in Vehicles
Monday May 22, 2017

People are reminded not to leave children inside vehicles. With the temperatures headed into the 90s, leaving children in a vehicle can lead to death.
As the temperature inside a vehicle can escalate by 15 degrees in just 10 minutes and with the hot temperatures and high humidity death can come very quickly.
Even if you leave the windows rolled down some, the temperatures inside a vehicle can become deadly.
Anyone seeing children left in a vehicle without the air conditioner running are ask to call 911.

 


McMinnville Board
Jay Walker Monday May 22, 2017

The McMinnville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet Tuesday night to consider four resolutions and three ordinances. The board meeting will begin at 7pm at City Hall. It will be preceded by meetings of the Building and Grounds Committee at 5:30, Parks and Recreation at 5:40, Streets and Sanitation at 6pm, Water and Sewer at 6:15 and the Safety Committee at 6:30.

 

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