Entries by Center Hill Sun

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Adventure Tourism Mecca in the Making

McMinnville-Warren County looking to cash in on wealth of outdoor riches It’s almost always possible to imagine better living arrangements or conditions than one’s current circumstances. But recognizing that the grass isn’t really always greener somewhere else often enables a person not only to enjoy a more contented and fulfilling existence in present time and […]

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No Time Like National Trails Day to Take a Hike

Nature lovers go ambling together along America’s footpaths June 2 Whether you’re a seasoned trail trekker or just looking to get your feet dusty for the first time in a stretch, there’s a day designated just for getting people together to enjoy a nature walk. On the first Saturday of June for 25 years, the […]

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Warren County Angler Nets All-American Honors

Vandagriff earns national recognition capping outstanding high school career A McMinnville student who considers Center Hill Lake his home waters has been named to the 2018 Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. Samuel Vandagriff, a senior at Warren County High, is among just 12 young anglers from the around the country — one of only […]

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Kayak Fishing Tourney Underway at Rock Island

If you’re looking to test your angling talents against other paddling bass stalkers, then take note: Rock Island State Park is hosting a season of kayak-fishing tournament events this year. Ranger Allen Reynolds is supervising the Rock Island State Park Kayak Bass Fishing Series 2018, which cost only five bucks per date to enter, or […]

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Putnam County Gov’t Gets Good Comptroller Report

Putnam County has secured a place among just over a dozen Tennessee counties to earn a “clean” audit report from the state agency charged with examining local-government fiscal affairs. Ninety of Tennessee’s 95 counties have been audited since the last fiscal year ended on June 30. Only 13 have been declared free of accounting discrepancies […]

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Coming Soon: New Trails at Edgar Evins State Park

‘Storybook trail’ nearing completion; ambitious mountain biking runs planned Rangers and volunteers at Edgar Evins State Park are working on two new trails that’ll likely boost the park’s appeal to visitors young and not-so-young alike. Scheduled for completion by the end of May, the “Reading Ranger Story Trail” near the Interpretive Center will give kids […]

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Set a Course for State Parks This Spring

Multitude of things to do at premier Middle TN recreation spots OK, so it’s obviously premature to be proclaiming “Spring is in the Air”  at this point. But before winter even starts to wane it isn’t too early to start marking your calendar to visit state parks around the Highland Rim and Cumberland Plateau region. […]