A scene in the Big Bottom area of the Dry Creek Headwaters property. (Photo: Tom Wood)The Tennessee Parks Greenways Foundation (TennGreen), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, has announced the perpetual protection of Dry Creek Headwaters a 582 acre property in the Mid Cumberland Wilderness Conservation Corridor of Scott’s Gulf.Acquisition of the tract allows TDEC and TWRA to trade management of the lands between Lost Creek State Natural Area and Virgin Falls State Natural Area, offering a promising location for a hiking trail to connect the two iconic destinations.”Linking Lost Creek and Virgin Falls has long been a goal for Tennessee State Parks to provide more recreational opportunities for visitors and protect more critical habitat,” said Brock Hill, Deputy Commissioner of TDEC. “We’re grateful to all of the partners who made this goal a reality for generations of outdoor enthusiasts.”TennGreen recently purchased and transferred the land to the State of Tennessee at the request of TDEC and TWRA.
Gilman, husband of Mrs. Jeannette (Berube) Gilman of 15 Beech St. Funeral services from the Anctil Ro chette Funeral Home Friday morning at 9, followed by a funeral Mass in St. It was found that these two had a mutation in their DEC2 gene, which is associated with the body’s circadian rhythm, making them “short sleepers”. If you every wish to become a crime fighting vigilante, patrolling the rooftops of Gotham (or wherever you dwell) at night to ensure law and order, it would be rather funny if you were found snoring away on some ledge every other night. (I think I found one trait to keep for creating a super army!!)11.
For the time being, though, my mind is open. I continue to monitor the work of the ECF. And to keep hoping that the cat called of the Forest by the Cherokee, of Wild Hunters by the Cree, and of God by the Chickasaw, and whose face was carved on many stone and clay fired pipes by our Eastern Woodland Indians, is still out there.
This collective change of heart hardly reflects a “kinder and gentler” approach to punishment. Rather, many Americans and their legislators have become increasingly concerned about the hundreds of exonerations of condemned prisoners because of faulty evidence or faulty prosecutions. In addition, the murder rate in America is half what it was in the early 1990s when, according to survey data from the National Opinion Research Center (NORC), support for capital punishment had reached its highest level at nearly 80%..