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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Art on the Park Winners
  • Adult Basketball Registration
  • Yoga Class
  • Archery
  • Fright on Franklin
  • Winter Gym Program
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Water outage on Highway 41-A/Madison Street

 

Clarksville Gas & Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Water service will be disrupted for approximately five hours on Highway 41-A (Madison Street) from Country Lane to the intersection of Old Farmers and Excell roads beginning at 8:00pm to 1:00am on Wednesday, October 27th.

Additional roads that will be affected by the water outage are:

  • Country Lane
  • Camey Road
  • Ledbetter Lane
  • Delano Drive

Gas and Water construction workers will replace a leaking fire hydrant at the intersection of 41-A and Old Farmers Road.

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Gunshot wound kills 101st Airborne Soldier

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died of a gunshot wound October 24th, in the Sarobi District, Paktika, Afghanistan.

Specialist Thomas Adam Moffitt, 21, of Wichita, KS, was an Infantryman assigned to Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).  He joined the Army in February 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in June 2010. 

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Rutherford county Top Ten Most Wanted in Custody

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has removed a Middle Tennessee man from the state’s most wanted fugitive list after he was taken into custody this morning by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Nashville, TN.

Shondell Latete Frazier, 35, of Murfreesboro, TN was captured this morning at approximately 11:00am at the Knights Inn located at North 1st Street and Jefferson. He was arrested without incident.

Shondell Latete FrazierFrazier was wanted by the Murfreesboro Police Department on five counts of rape, five counts of incest and probation violation.

Earlier this year, the Murfreesboro Police Department received information that Frazier had a sexual relationship with a minor female. Evidence in the case was presented to the grand jury and Frazier was subsequently indicted.

Frazier was booked into the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.

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FOB YahYa Khel Soldiers receive surprise steak, ice cream lunch

 

Written by By U.S. Army Spc. Christina Sinders
Task Force Currahee Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionCurraheePaktika Province, Afghanistan – Soldiers deployed to Forward Operating Base YahYa Khel here received a surprise steak and ice cream lunch October 20th delivered by U.S. Army Lt. Col. David Preston, commander of the 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.

Preston, along with U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Amanda Milstead and U.S. Army Pvt. Chyanne Easter, two members of the food service team from the 801st BSB, hand delivered cases of food, drinks and a chest of ice cream bars to the Soldiers of Company A, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team as part of an ongoing mission to boost morale called the Steak and Ice Cream Express.

As part of the Steak and Ice Cream Express mission to boost morale for Soldiers at remote bases, U.S. Army Lt. Col. David Preston, commander of the 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, grills steaks Oct. 20th. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Christina Sinders, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

As part of the Steak and Ice Cream Express mission to boost morale for Soldiers at remote bases, U.S. Army Lt. Col. David Preston, commander of the 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, grills steaks Oct. 20th. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Christina Sinders, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

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Mystery Writers You Should Know: Georges Simenon

 
Georges Simenon

Author Georges Simenon

Georges Simenon is quoted in THE WRITER’s QUOTATION BOOK by James Charlton, Editor, on page 52, as saying, “Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness.”

In case you are not already acquainted with this phenomenal author, you are in for a treat. The “facts” following have been gleaned from various internet sources and are not guaranteed to be totally accurate since writers have numerous ideas about his life. Read with a grain of salt!

Georges Simenon was Belgian, but he wrote all his books in French. His creation, Inspector Jules Maigret, is second only to Sherlock Holmes as the world’s most well-known detective. «Read the rest of this article»


Lady Govs volleyball faces key test at league-leading Morehead State

 

APSU Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team closes out a three-match road trip with a visit to Ohio Valley Conference leader Morehead State for a 6:00pm (CT), Tuesday contest at Weatherby Gym.

Austin Peay (18-5, 9-3 OVC) won the previous meeting between the two teams in a thrilling five-set affair, October 15th, in Clarksville. In that victory four Lady Govs reached double-digits in kills, as they finished with 59 team kills and a .236 attack percentage. Austin Peay also forged a 12-3 advantage in service aces with juniors Kayla Grantham and Paige Economos each finishing with three aces.

Lady Govs Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Lady Govs Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Acclaimed photographer Adi Nes to speak at APSU

 

The APSU Department of Art LogoClarksville, TN – Known for creating oversized, staged photographs, Adi Nes will speak about his photography at 7:00pm, Thursday, October 28th in the Trahern Building. The talk is free and open to the public.

His images deal with themes of humanity and masculinity while investigating elements of Israeli identity, such as militarism, religion, ethnic groups and the tension between the center and the periphery. Nes often gleans ideas from mythology, art history and the history of photography.

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Tri-Cities Magic to perform a magic show at the Madison Street United Methodist Church

 

On Saturday, November 6, at 2:00 pm, the Tri-Cities Magic in conjunction with Madison Street United Methodist Church in Clarksville will present “An Afternoon of Magic.” The performance will be in the church’s Fellowship Hall.

The magic performance features area magicians Dr. Paul Herrell of Hopkinsville; and Russ Nowack, Grampa Wizard (Malcolm Glass) and Wallace Redd, all of Clarksville. «Read the rest of this article»

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New Nature Watch Series at LBL

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area and Lake Barkley State Resort Park are teaming up to present the first in a new seasonal Nature Watch Series. Pelicans and Prairies will take place Saturday and Sunday, October 30th-31st. 

“Come out and enjoy abundant fall wildlife viewing opportunities at Lake Barkley and LBL,” said Sharon Waltrip, LBL’s Program Manager for Environmental Education and Interpretation. “This new Nature Watch Series will take outdoor enthusiasts to our region’s hidden corners to witness some of nature’s greatest moments, stay tuned for more in this exciting new series.” 

Nature Watch Series; Bull Elk

Nature Watch Series; Bull Elk

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