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Sewer Work continues on Greenwood Avenue

 

Thursday-Friday, October 7th-8th, 2010

Clarksville Gas & Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – The six-inch sewer line replacement work that began today on Greenwood Avenue by Gas and Water construction workers will resume tomorrow morning at 8:00am. Both lanes of Greenwood Avenue will be closed to traffic from Tyler Street to Washington Street. Work scheduled for tomorrow on Greenwood Avenue from Clark Street to Stafford will be moved to Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

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Fort Campbell Soldier killed in Afghanistan

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died October 4th, when struck by an improvised explosive device while on a dismounted foot patrol in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

Sergeant Karl Andrew Campbell, 34, of Chiefland, FL, was a Cavalry Scout assigned to Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).  He enlisted in the Army in 1995 as an Infantryman and completed his service in 2003.  Campbell enlisted again in November 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in January 2010.   «Read the rest of this article»

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TBI Top Ten Fugitive captured in Guatemala

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – One of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top Ten Most Wanted fugitives has been captured in Guatemala and is being held by immigration authorities until he can be transported back to the United States.

Jeffrey Lynn Cassman, 34, was detained yesterday after he was located living with his wife and children in Cuidad Vieja, near Anitgua, Guatemala. Cassman fled Tennessee in 2008 to avoid prosecution and was added to the state’s Most Wanted list in March of 2010.

Jeffrey Lynn CassmanCassman was wanted by the FBI and Dickson County Sheriff’s Office for mail fraud, securities fraud and three counts of theft.

Cassman is accused of bilking several victims out of thousands of dollars between January 2003 and November 2005 using an investment scheme. Cassman is expected to be turned over to FBI agents

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CPD Youth Coalition Fundraiser

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department will be having their Youth Coalition Fundraiser event, Friday October 8th at the Montgomery County Courts Building Courtyard (across from Kennedy Law Firm).

Plates can be picked up from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lady Govs upended by Eastern Kentucky

 

APSU Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsRichmond, KY – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team led after three sets but could not hold on, dropping a five-set Ohio Valley Conference decision (25-21, 23-25, 25-22, 21-25, 6-15) to Eastern Kentucky, Tuesday night, at McBrayer Arena.

The loss ended the Lady Govs six-match win streak against the Lady Colonels dating back to the 2006 season. It also pushed Austin Peay back into third place in the OVC regular-season race, one-half game behind Jacksonville State and two games behind league-leading Morehead State.

Sophomore Nikki Doyle had 16 kills in the Lady Govs loss at Eastern Kentucky, Tuesday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Sophomore Nikki Doyle had 16 kills in the Lady Govs loss at Eastern Kentucky, Tuesday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Titans visit Cowboys Stadium in late afternoon Game

 

Tennessee Titans (2-2) at Dallas Cowboys (1-2)
Sunday, October 10th, 2010 • 3:15pm CDT • Cowboys Stadium • Arlington, Texas

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – After suffering a 26-20 loss at home to the Denver Broncos, the Tennessee Titans (2-2) look to rebound this week against a rested Dallas Cowboys team that is coming out of its bye week. Kickoff at Cowboys Stadium (capacity 80,000) is scheduled for 3:15pm CDT on Sunday, October 10th.

The Titans and Cowboys, who spent three and a half decades as in-state rivals when the Titans played in Houston as the Oilers, have met sparingly through the years in the regular season. In 12 games between the two clubs, the Cowboys hold a 7-5 edge, including victories in the most recent encounters in 2002 and 2006. «Read the rest of this article»

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Water outage and road closure on College Street Scheduled

 

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Clarksville Gas & Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – A Gas and Water construction crew will close approximately 400 feet of the outer westbound lane of College Street near the intersection of Hornberger Lane this Thursday, October 7th, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight. The crew will also have water service disrupted on this section of College to replace an eight-inch water valve. Motorists are asked to practice caution when approaching the work zone.

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Ground Soldiers learn to fly

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Albert L. Kelley
300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBastogneNangarhar Province, Afghanistan – It can spot the enemy and record their activity from more than 500 feet away with video or photography.

Soldiers from Task Force Spartan participated in an 80-hour class that certified them as operators of two umanned aircraft systems – the Raven and Puma – October 2nd.

The small UASs give military personnel increased capability for force protection, battle damage assessment and convoy security.

U.S. Army Cpl. Robert F. Chauncey, from McKinney, Texas, a team leader with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Spartan, takes part in a pre-flight inspection of an unmanned aircraft system at Combat Outpost Garcia here Oct. 2nd. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Cpl. Robert F. Chauncey, from McKinney, Texas, a team leader with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Spartan, takes part in a pre-flight inspection of an unmanned aircraft system at Combat Outpost Garcia here Oct. 2nd. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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Smokey Bear Reunites with Disney’s Bambi to Remind Americans ‘Only You Can Prevent Wildfires’

 

New PSAs Debut in Time for Fire Prevention Week

Smokey BearNew York, NY – The Advertising Council, in collaboration with the USDA Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) and Disney, announced today the launch of a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to raise awareness about wildfire prevention. 

The new PSAs feature characters and scenes from Disney’s Bambi and communicate Smokey Bear’s enduring message, “Only You Can Prevent Wildfires.” Bambi starred in the first Wildfire Prevention PSA in 1944, prior to Smokey Bear’s debut in the campaign later that year.  The new ads are being distributed to media outlets nationwide to coincide with Fire Prevention Week (October 3rd-9th).

Only You Can Prevent Wildfires

Only You Can Prevent Wildfires

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Fall Fashion Report

 

New York Fashion week has come and gone with all of its pomp and circumstance leaving behind tiny tufts of fur, a bit of glitter and a line of women stammering to the stores to clothe themselves in the hottest trends. With the cooler weather finally upon us it makes shopping for all those Fall wardrobe staples even more appealing. So what will you find this Season when you go to the mall? «Read the rest of this article»





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