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Final Group of 2012 Working Towards Green Certification

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – A seventh group of participants completed the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP) workshops this month.

The group began the process in October 2012 with plans to complete their certifications by April 2013.

Back Row: Kenny Daugherty, Bridgestone Metalpha, USA and CMCGCP workshop presenter; Matt Lyle, Lyle-Cook-Martin Architects; Kevin Judish, Mann, Smith & Cummings; Joey Smith; Montgomery County Health Department; Deb Haines-Kulick, Clarksville Association of Realtors; Anthony Johnson, Moore Magnet School and Brad Martin, Lyle-Cook-Martin Architects. Front Row: Martha Hendricks, Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library; Lynn Hunter, Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library; Amanda Willis, Autobody America a Service King Company; Tara Curtis, West Gate Inn & Suites; Brenda Colley, Grace Church of the Nazarene and Diane York, advantage Learning Center.

Back Row: Kenny Daugherty, Bridgestone Metalpha, USA and CMCGCP workshop presenter; Matt Lyle, Lyle-Cook-Martin Architects; Kevin Judish, Mann, Smith & Cummings; Joey Smith; Montgomery County Health Department; Deb Haines-Kulick, Clarksville Association of Realtors; Anthony Johnson, Moore Magnet School and Brad Martin, Lyle-Cook-Martin Architects. Front Row: Martha Hendricks, Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library; Lynn Hunter, Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library; Amanda Willis, Autobody America a Service King Company; Tara Curtis, West Gate Inn & Suites; Brenda Colley, Grace Church of the Nazarene and Diane York, advantage Learning Center.

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101st Airborne Division Couple takes journey through life side-by-side

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionRakkasan

Khowst Province, Afghanistan – Once David and Lizeth Wakasa exchanged their vows they would set into motion an inseparable journey that would lead them to Afghanistan and eventually the Pentagon.

After they married in August 2008, the Wakasas planned their future together in their small New Jersey apartment. Seeking something more out of life, Lizeth propositioned her husband with a life full of endless possibilities, financial security and the chance to be different by joining the U.S. Army.

U.S. Army Sgt. Lizeth Wakasa (right), a food service specialist assigned to Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands proud before her promotion to sergeant with her husband U.S. Army Spc. David Wakasa (left), also a food service specialist with Headquarters, 3-187, at Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Dec. 1st, 2012.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Sgt. Lizeth Wakasa (right), a food service specialist assigned to Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands proud before her promotion to sergeant with her husband U.S. Army Spc. David Wakasa (left), also a food service specialist with Headquarters, 3-187, at Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Dec. 1st, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

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First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville January 3rd

 

Clarksville TN – One of downtown Clarksville’s favorite events returns for 2013.  The First Thursday Art Walk begins at 5:00pm and is a free event, spanning a five block radius and combining visual art, live music and more.

With 10+ venues and businesses participating each month, First Thursday Art Walk is the ultimate opportunity to enjoy and support local creative talent.   For January 3rd, merchants on Public Square, Franklin Street and Strawberry Alley will be open to display the work of local artists.  First Thursday Art Walk is produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Senator Dr. Mark Green endorses State Senator Jim Tracy for Congress

 

Clarksville, TN -  Tennessee State Senator Mark Green, physician and small business owner, endorsed today Republican State Senator Jim Tracy for Congress in the fourth congressional district.

“As a small business owner, Jim understands what it’s like to meet a payroll and make a balanced budget.  With his experience in the Tennessee Legislature tied in with his business background and experience, Jim is exactly what both Washington and Tennessee need to drive the economic engine, put Tennesseans back to work and cut the government wasteful spending,” said Senator Green. «Read the rest of this article»

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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope spies star forming ring of barred spiral galaxy

 

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – The NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope provides us this week with a spectacular image of the bright star-forming ring that surrounds the heart of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097.

In this image, the larger-scale structure of the galaxy is barely visible: its comparatively dim spiral arms, which surround its heart in a loose embrace, reach out beyond the edges of this frame.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures image of bright star-forming ring that surrounds the heart of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097.

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captures image of bright star-forming ring that surrounds the heart of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097.

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