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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to hold Library Card Design Contest

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is hosting a library card design contest to celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month.

Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. During the month, the American Library Association and libraries join together in a national effort to ensure every child signs up for their own library card.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

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City of Clarksville rolls out Online Application for Boards

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Whatever your interest or specialty, the City of Clarksville seeks and values citizen input and engagement.

From the Access Board of Appeals to the Zoning Appeals Board, with the Museum Board and Parking Commission in between, the City of Clarksville has dozens of positions on boards and commissions where Clarksville residents can contribute to the governance of the city.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Montgomery County to Hold Emergency Inoculation Point of Dispensing Exercise

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Health Department, in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Health, will conduct a full-scale Point of Dispensing (POD) Exercise on Tuesday, September 26th at Apostolic Faith Tabernacle Church, 1470 Golf Club Lane.

Health officials will inoculate Montgomery County employees and dependents who wish to receive this year’s flu vaccine for the exercise.

Full-scale Point of Dispensing (POD) Exercise to be held on Tuesday, September 26th.

Full-scale Point of Dispensing (POD) Exercise to be held on Tuesday, September 26th.

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion honors fallen Soldiers, Gold Star Families

 

Written by Maria Christina Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers, Military Survivors, and other supporters gathered in the Eagle Warrior Memorial Garden at the Warrior Transition Battalion for the ceremony where Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and WTB leaders unveiled a plaque dedicating the garden to WTB’s fallen Soldiers.

“The garden started as a place where Soldiers and families could find peace and reflection. We are rededicating this memorial garden for the memory of the 34 Soldiers who fought to the end with honor and distinction while at the WTB,” said LT. Col. Shawn Butler, WTB commander.

Fort Campbell’s Warrior Transition Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. Shawn Butler gives formal remarks at the battalion’s Eagle Warrior Memorial Garden Rededication Ceremony Sept. 14. WTB Soldiers worked to restore the garden so Soldiers and families would have a place to find peace and healing as well as to honor the WTB’s fallen Soldiers. (Maria Yager)

Fort Campbell’s Warrior Transition Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. Shawn Butler gives formal remarks at the battalion’s Eagle Warrior Memorial Garden Rededication Ceremony Sept. 14. WTB Soldiers worked to restore the garden so Soldiers and families would have a place to find peace and healing as well as to honor the WTB’s fallen Soldiers. (Maria Yager)

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Tennessee Department of Health reports Increasing Number of Tennesseans Dying from Drug Overdoses

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health data show 1,631 Tennesseans died from drug overdoses in 2016, the highest annual number of such deaths recorded in state history. This is an increase from the 1,451 overdose deaths recorded among Tennessee residents in 2015.

“Each of these numbers represents a person, with family and friends who are now facing the loss of someone dear to them to a cause that is preventable,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.

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NASA uses Unmanned Aircraft to aid in Hurricane Harvey Search and Rescue

 

Written by Jay Levine, X-Press editor
NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationEdwards, CA – NASA commercialized technology enabled vital bird’s eye views of the Houston disaster areas left in the wake of Hurricane Harvey that helped first in the search and rescue mission and then in damage assessment.

The unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) detect and avoid technology (DAA) developed and flight tested at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California used in Texas fulfils a primary goal that Armstrong researcher Ricardo Arteaga and his team had from the start – help people.

NASA Commercialized Technology Assists Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts. (NASA)

NASA Commercialized Technology Assists Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts. (NASA)

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APSU Women’s Golf open strong at Cardinal Classic

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's GolfYorktown, IN – An opening-round 297 got Austin Peay State University women’s golf off to a strong start at the Cardinal Classic, hosted by Ball State at the Players Club.

Austin Peay’s 297 was two strokes off the school single-round record, set in the opening round of the 2013 UAB Beach Bash. It was the Governors first sub-300 round since kicking off the 2015 Beach Bash with a 299.

Austin Peay Women's Golf shoots an opening round 297 at Cardinal Classic, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Golf shoots an opening round 297 at Cardinal Classic, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police report Suspicious Package found

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Monday, September 18th, 2017 around 6:28pm, Clarksville Police officers responded to a suspicious package at the post office which is listed as 2011 Fort Campbell Boulevard but has also has an entrance on Ringgold Road.

The package was black and had a symbol resembling a missile. There were multiple residences, part of an apartment complex, and a Burger King evacuated.

Contents of the suspicious package found Monday night at the post office located on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

Contents of the suspicious package found Monday night at the post office located on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

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Clarksville Mother Christine Watson Raises Carbon Monoxide Awareness with New Testimonial

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – To commemorate Tennessee’s annual Carbon Monoxide Awareness Day (September 18th) the mother of a carbon monoxide victim is speaking out in a powerful testimonial video from the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) highlighting the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.   

Clarksville resident Christine Watson is raising awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning which claimed the lives of her daughter and son-in-law (Jon and Kathryn Watson Over) as well as their three friends (Jim Wall, Tim Stone and Allison Bagwell-Wyatt).

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APSU Volleyball’s Allie O’Reilly and Kristen Stucker earn OVC Weekly Honors

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballBrentwood, TN – Another week, another pair of Austin Peay State University volleyball athletes to be recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference as senior Allie O’Reilly and junior Kristen Stucker were among the recipients of this week’s OVC Volleyball Awards, Monday.

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