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Pedestrian Hit on Fort Campbell Blvd in Extremely Critical Condition

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On November 17th, 2010, around 7:32pm, a pedestrian was hit by a motor vehicle while crossing the 1900 Block of Fort Campbell Blvd. 

Two pedestrians, one male and one female, had crossed the northbound lanes of Fort Campbell Blvd, were standing in the center left turn lane, and waiting to cross the southbound lanes of Fort Campbell Blvd. 

Pedestrian Hit on Fort Campbell Blvd

Pedestrian Hit on Fort Campbell Blvd

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Kleeman Community Center to host Quick Silver Social Event

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Kleeman Community Center is taking their Senior Dances to another level!  The Quick Silver Social which will feature games, music, dancing, and food will take place Saturday, November 20th, 2010 from 5:00pm-7:00pm.

This event is free of charge and open to those ages 50 and up.  The Kleeman Community Center is located at 166 Cunningham Lane.

For more details on the Quick Silver Social, please contact the Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931-645-7476 or visit www.cityofclarksville.com.

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Five Fort Campbell die from wounds suffered during a firefight

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell KY, – Five 101st Airborne Division Soldiers died November 14th, while conducting operations in Watahpur district, Konar province, Afghanistan. The five Soldiers died of wounds sustained during a firefight with enemy forces in the area.

Killed were: Scott Thomas Nagorski, Jesse Adam Snow, Nathan Edward Lillard, Shane Hasan Ahmed, and Christian Michael Warriner.

(L to R) Scott Thomas Nagorski, Jesse Adam Snow, Nathan Edward Lillard, Shane Hasan Ahmed, and Christian Michael Warriner.

(L to R) Scott Thomas Nagorski, Jesse Adam Snow, Nathan Edward Lillard, Shane Hasan Ahmed, and Christian Michael Warriner.

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Nighttime Lane Closures on Interstate 40 in West Nashville

 

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – Work continues to progress on the state’s second largest Recovery Act funded project on I-40 at White Bridge Road in west Nashville. Tonight and Thursday night, crews will close lanes on Interstate 40 in both directions in order to install temporary barrier rail in the work zone.

The closures are as follows:

  • Wednesday November 17th and Thursday November 18th, 10:00pm until 5:00am (each night) – The inside and middle lanes of I-40 East and West will be closed at White Bridge Road. One lane will remain open in each direction. «Read the rest of this article»
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Hernandez named Athlete of the Week as volleyball heads to OVC tourney

 

Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Ilyana Hernandez, a junior on the Austin Peay State University volleyball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Ilyanna HernandezThe Torrance, CA., native was named the Ohio Valley Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week, Monday, after recording 28 kills and a .472 attack percentage in the Lady Govs two victories, last week. It was the second time this season she received the honor.

Hernandez went errorless in 27 attempts against Tennessee State, finishing with 15 kills and a .556 attack percentage.

She followed that with 13 kills and a .385 attack percentage against SIU Edwardsville in the regular-season finale. «Read the rest of this article»

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Water outages scheduled for Lealand Drive and Charlemagne Boulevard

 

Thursday and Friday, November 18th-19th, 2010

Clarksville Gas & Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Gas and Water construction crews will be replacing leaking fire hydrants in North Clarksville on Thursday and Friday of this week. While the work is performed, water service will be disrupted on Lealand Drive from Fort Campbell Boulevard to Mossland Drive from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Thursday and on Charlemagne Boulevard from Lafayette Road to Lasalle Street from 8:00am to 12:00pm on Friday.

Area residents may experience low water pressure during the water outage. Both roads will be open to traffic.

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Titans return to LP Field to host Washington Redskins

 

Tennessee Titans (5-4) vs. Washington Redskins (4-5)
Sunday, November 21st, 2010 • Noon CST • LP Field • Nashville, Tennessee • TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (5-4) play their first home game in nearly a month this week, as they host the Washington Redskins (4-5) at LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 21st.

The Titans enter the game with a 12-game winning streak against teams from the NFC. The streak already is the longest in franchise history and the longest current streak in the NFL. Adding one more victory to the run would put the Titans in a tie with the 1978-81 Miami Dolphins and 1987-90 New Orleans Saints for the second-longest interconference winning streak since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, behind only the 2005-09 Patriots’ streak of 17 non-conference wins. «Read the rest of this article»

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Night Stalker a ‘Super Soldier’ in Chinook aviation

 

Written By Kimberly Tiscione
160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division160th Soar NightstalkersFort Campbell, KY – A Night Stalker crew member received the Cargo Helicopters Project Management Office 2010 Super Soldier Award.

Staff Sgt. Justin Smith, 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, received the award during the annual Chinook Users Conference in Huntsville, AL, this October.

Smith was nominated for his performance as a flight engineer instructor and a field first sergeant during combat, training and home station missions, according to his award nomination submitted by his company senior noncommissioned officer, 1st Sgt. Michael Telesco.

A CH-47D Chinook helicopter. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sadie Bleistein, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade)

A CH-47D Chinook helicopter. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sadie Bleistein, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade)

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Consumer Reports poll reveals how much time we spend on the Holidays

 

Americans will spend almost two days shopping, wrapping, partying, and more

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Ever wonder how much time we devote to celebrating the winter holidays? In a unique new breakdown based on the latest Consumer Reports Holiday Shopping Poll, the average American expects to spend about 42 hours buying, wrapping, and returning gifts, as well as partying and traveling to visit family and friends.

The full results of this latest poll are available at www.ConsumerReports.org. «Read the rest of this article»

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Handcrafted Holiday Christmas Craft Fair now taking Applications

 

Daymar InstituteClarksville, TN –  Applications for artists and crafters are now available for the “Christmas Craft Fair” to be held at Daymar Institute, 1860 Wilma Rudolph Blvd. Clarksville, TN 37040.

Daymar is looking for artists and crafters to display handmade items for sale from 9:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, December 11th, 2010. «Read the rest of this article»

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