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IRS Seeking Applications for Volunteer Tax Assistance Program Grants

 

Internal Revenue Service - IRSWashington, D.C. – The Internal Revenue Service is accepting applications for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grant programs, which will allow some organizations to apply for annual funding for up to three years.

For 2011, the IRS awarded $245,000 in grants to three Tennessee organizations.

Applications will be accepted through June 30th, 2011. Previous grant recipients will have the option to apply for up to three years of annual funding which would reduce the amount of paperwork they must complete over the three-year period. This annual funding will also help recipients with budget planning. «Read the rest of this article»

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Impaired Driving Saturation Patrols over the Memorial Day Weekend

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – There will be additional officers on the streets performing impaired driving saturation patrols over the Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 27th, Saturday May 28th and Memorial Day, Monday, May 30th. 

The intention of the saturation patrols (partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office) is to detect and apprehend impaired drivers through increased traffic enforcement.

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Sounds Drop Third Straight, Lose 15-4

 

Nashville SoundsTacoma, WA – The Nashville Sounds lost to the Tacoma Rainiers, 15-4, on the Tuesday afternoon at Cheney Stadium in the second game of a four game set.

It was Nashville’s (17-27) third straight loss and largest margin of defeat this season. Seven of the 15 runs were unearned, as the Sounds committed a season-high four errors.

Tacoma starter Luke French (1-5) tossed a season-high 7 1/3 innings for a quality start, allowing three runs on six hits.

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Nashville Sounds Baseball

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Red Cross opens Tornado Respite Center

 

Stewart County Location Provides Snacks and Water to Local Storm Victims

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – The Red Cross is responding after a violent tornado damaged dozens of homes Monday night in Northeast Stewart County.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Chapter has now opened a Respite Center located at:

Big Rock Baptist Church
504 Big Rock Road, Big Rock TN. «Read the rest of this article»

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Voting Deadline Extended for Patriotic City Contest

 

Best of the RoadThe deadline to vote for Clarksville as the Most Patriotic City in America in Rand McNally’s Best of the Road competition has been extended until May 30. The original deadline was Monday.

“Due to overwhelming responses and your excellent displays of hometown pride, we’ve extended voting for the Best Small Towns in America until May 30th,”the company’s website announced Monday. «Read the rest of this article»

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District 7 Strike Team Mobilized to Assist in Big Rock Disaster

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentBig Rock, TN – On May 24th, 2011, a District 7 Homeland Security District Law Enforcement Strike Team was mobilized to provide assistance when disaster struck Big Rock, Tennessee. Stewart County sustained heavy damage with about three dozen homes and buildings destroyed.

They  made an official request through Homeland Security, District 7, for one of Clarksville Police Department’s Strike Teams to respond and assist. Chief Ansley authorized the call-out. 11 officers left this morning around 6:30am for Stewart County and are assisting with traffic and perimeter control.

Discussing disaster area and officer placement. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Discussing disaster area and officer placement. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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The ‘Custodian’

 

Written by Spc. Michael Vanpool
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment BrigadeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Spc. Salecha Sanders said she’s always wanted to be in a position of responsibility. As the Custodian of Postal Effects for the 90th Human Resources Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, she got her chance.

“To me, it’s not a hard job,” she said. “I want to be an NCO (non-commissioned officer) and this job is it.”

Working in a position reserved for a staff sergeant, the Smithville, NC, native oversee the finances for the 90th HR Company, the sole company responsible for all postal operations in Regional Commands North, East and Capitol. That equates to nearly three quarters of all mail coming into country for the service members deployed to Afghanistan.

Spc. Salecha Sanders, the custodian of postal effects for the 90th Human Resources Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, stands outside the Bagram Post Office and headquarters for the 90th. As the COPE, she works in the position of a staff sergeant and is accountable for millions of dollars in equipment vital to guaranteeing service members in Afghanistan receive and send their mail. (Photo by Spc. Michael Vanpool)

Spc. Salecha Sanders, the custodian of postal effects for the 90th Human Resources Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, stands outside the Bagram Post Office and headquarters for the 90th. As the COPE, she works in the position of a staff sergeant and is accountable for millions of dollars in equipment vital to guaranteeing service members in Afghanistan receive and send their mail. (Photo by Spc. Michael Vanpool)

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Increased Traffic Enforcement on Riverside Drive

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department wants to make the public aware that there will be additional officers performing traffic enforcement on Riverside Drive, May 25th thru May 31st.

There will be increased attention on traffic violations especially speeding, following too closely, and reckless driving.

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Summer Nights Program Returns to Golden Pond Planetarium

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – The Summer Nights planetarium and astronomy program presented by “Friends of LBL” will begin June 4th, 2011, at the Golden Pond Planetarium located at the Golden Pond Visitor Center in the Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area. The planetarium is open seven days a week March through December.

Summer Nights features a planetarium theater presentation starting at 8:30pm in the 40-foot dome planetarium. The presentation is followed by live viewing of the night sky (weather permitting) through the 12.5 inch, equatorially mounted, Newtonian telescope at the Golden Pond Observatory. The dome of the observatory will be opened up and members of the West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers (WKAA) club will be on hand to help guide visitors through the night sky. «Read the rest of this article»

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South 11th Street Road Closure

 

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – A Gas and Water construction crew will close South 11th Street to through traffic from Madison Street to Coulter Street today for approximately 3-4 hours. Workers will be replacing a water service line.

Traffic will be detoured to Madison Street and Coulter Street.

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