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Tennessee Department of Corrections Minimum Security Inmate Walks Off

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionsNashville, TN – This afternoon a minimum custody inmate under indirect supervision walked away from his assigned community service crew at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Nashville.

The inmate, Quinton Stewart #308683, was being housed at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution and was serving 25 years for Second Degree Murder from Rutherford County. He was set to expire his sentence in October 2019.

Quinton Stewart escaped this afternoon while doing community service at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Nashville.

Quinton Stewart escaped this afternoon while doing community service at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Nashville.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to hold Basic Computer & Facebook Skills Class for Seniors this Friday, August 5th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library will host a Basic Computer & Facebook Skills Class for seniors on Friday, August 5th, 2016.

Want to begin using a computer? If you need an in-person guide who can show you the basics of using a computer than this is the class for you.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

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Clarksville Police Department receives CALEA Accreditation

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley has received confirmation that the Clarksville Police Department has been awarded accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).

According to CALEA, the award is in recognition of CPD’s “commitment to professional excellence in policy and practice” and represents CPD’s “acceptance of an ongoing obligation” to continue to meet the highest standards in law enforcement.

Clarksville Police Department has been awarded accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).

Clarksville Police Department has been awarded accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).

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Clarksville’s Downtown Kiwanis Club receives UPS Grant

 

Kiwanis Club of ClarksvilleMontgomery County, TN – The Kiwanis Club of Clarksville (Downtown) was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the UPS Foundation.

This is the second year that Kiwanis has been awarded this grant and it will be used to continue to support children’s literacy in our community.

(L to R) UPS Business Manager Jeremy Gossett, Kiwanis Club Board Member and UPS employee Bo Kitchen and Kiwanis Club President Phillip Tucker.

(L to R) UPS Business Manager Jeremy Gossett, Kiwanis Club Board Member and UPS employee Bo Kitchen and Kiwanis Club President Phillip Tucker.

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Clarksville Community Centers to hold Open Houses this Saturday, August 6th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Have you visited your local Recreation Centers lately? On Saturday, August 6th, we open our doors for you to come in and check us out for FREE.

Visitors are invited to take a facility tour; participate in fitness activities to include volleyball, basketball, and the silver fitness program; learn about upcoming events and register-to-win prizes. The first 40 visitors to each Center will receive a free gift bag!

Burt-Cobb Community Center

Burt-Cobb Community Center

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City Of Clarksville receives $488,000 Grant for Swan Lake Aquatic Center and Kids Splash Park

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has received notice that the City of Clarksville will receive $488,000 in grant funding from the State of Tennessee, Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC).

The funding, which was received as part of a competitive grant application process, is for the renovation of the Swan Lake Aquatic Center and Kids Splash Park.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, TDEC Award More Than $17 Million for Local Parks and Recreation

 

City of Clarksville receives $488,000 gramt, Montgomery County receives $200,000

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced a series of grants totaling more than $17 million to help fund parks and recreation projects in Tennessee communities.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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University of Tennessee honors Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson as Certified Public Administrator

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The University of Tennessee honored Sheriff John Fuson as a Certified Public Administrator at a Capstone event at Montgomery Bell State Park.

To achieve the designation, a participant must complete 80 credit hours in the County Officials Certificate Training Program (COCTP). The program is administered by the UT County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) and is available to every county official and county employee in the state.

UT designates Sheriff John Fuson as Certified Public Administrator

UT designates Sheriff John Fuson as Certified Public Administrator

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball 2016-17 Schedule announced

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The slate is set for the defending Ohio Valley Conference champions.

After a whirlwind trip through the 2016 OVC Tournament, winning four games in four days to claim the title, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball and head coach Dave Loos have released the 2016-17 regular season schedule.

Competitive slate awaits Austin Peay Governors Basketball in 2016-17. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Competitive slate awaits Austin Peay Governors Basketball in 2016-17. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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American Heart Association New Initiative aims to reduce repeat Heart Attacks

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Every 42 seconds someone in the U.S. has a heart attack. Just after noon on March 26th, 2016, Julie Kubala, become one of those statistics.

She’s working now to ensure she doesn’t become a different one – about 21 percent of women and 17 percent of men age 45 and older will have another heart attack within five years of their first one.

Heart Illustration. (American Heart Association)

Heart Illustration. (American Heart Association)

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