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Clarksville Police Officer Greg Granderson receives Community Service Award

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Congratulations to Clarksville Police Officer Greg Granderson for receiving a Community Service Award at the 2018 Tennessee Gang Investigator Association (TNGIA) Conference for his tireless efforts to serve the community and advocating the “keep kids out of gangs” credo.

The TNGIA, founded in 1998 is made up of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and court system professionals whose interest or investigative responsibilities include the identification and prosecution of crimes related to gang activity.

Clarksville Police Officer Greg Granderson receiving Community Service Award.

Clarksville Police Officer Greg Granderson receiving Community Service Award.

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APSU Football travels to Morehead State, Saturday

 

Austin Peay (1-1) at Morehead State (1-1)

Saturday, September 15th, 2018 | 5:00pm CT
Morehead, Kentucky | Jayne Stadium | TV: ESPN+

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – When the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team last lined up against Morehead State, it ended a losing streak that extended almost three seasons.

Not only did the Governors win that 2017 contest, they did so in resounding fashion by defeating the Eagles, 69-13: the second-highest point total in program history.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation seeks vendors for Handmade Holidays

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Handmade craft vendors must apply online by September 28th

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is currently seeking craft vendors to participate in Handmade Holidays.

Handmade Holidays is a two-day, indoor juried craft market featuring more than 60 of the best independent artists, designers, and crafters from the area.

Clarksville Parks and Recreaton's Handmade Holidays to be held November 10th-11th at Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

Clarksville Parks and Recreaton’s Handmade Holidays to be held November 10th-11th at Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

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Principal with LA Philharmonic to visit Austin Peay State University as Acuff Chair for Clarinet Day

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 Boris Allakhverdyan, principal clarinet in the Los Angeles Philharmonic, will visit Austin Peay State University for the APSU Department of Music’s annual Clarinet Day celebration.

The day will consist of master classes, recitals, breakout sessions from regional clarinet professors and teachers, vendors with mouthpieces, reeds, music and instruments to try and a clarinet choir for all participants.

Boris Allakhverdyan, principal clarinet in the Los Angeles Philharmonic, to visit Austin Peay State University.

Boris Allakhverdyan, principal clarinet in the Los Angeles Philharmonic, to visit Austin Peay State University.

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BACH announces Four Fort Campbell Soldiers inducted to Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Four Fort Campbell Soldiers were inducted to the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club during a ceremony at the USO on post September 7th, 2018.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital non-commissioned officers, Sgt. 1st Class Victoria Romero and Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Rios; Fort Campbell Dental Health Activity NCO Staff Sgt. Javier Velez; and 101st Airborne Division Artillery Brigade NCO Sgt. 1st Class James Rowland, were awarded a plaque and the coveted SAMC medallion during their induction.

Command Sgt. Maj. Michele Johnson, (center) assigned to the 531st Field Hospital Center, cuts the celebratory cake, Sept. 7, with newly inducted Sgt. Audie Murphy Club members (left to right) Sgt. 1st Class James Rowland, 101st Airborne Division Artillery Brigade, Staff Sgt. Javier Velez, Fort Campbell Dental Health Activity, Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Rios and Sgt. 1st Class Victoria Romero, both assigned to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Command Sgt. Maj. Michele Johnson, (center) assigned to the 531st Field Hospital Center, cuts the celebratory cake, Sept. 7, with newly inducted Sgt. Audie Murphy Club members (left to right) Sgt. 1st Class James Rowland, 101st Airborne Division Artillery Brigade, Staff Sgt. Javier Velez, Fort Campbell Dental Health Activity, Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Rios and Sgt. 1st Class Victoria Romero, both assigned to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices Slip as Hurricane Florence approaches the United States

 

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Clarksville-Montgomery County has Third Lowest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAANashville, TN – AAA reports Tennessee gas prices inched lower over the weekend, as several major storms churn in the Atlantic. Hurricane Florence is forecast to strike the U.S. east coast, yet gas prices have yet to be impacted.

“When a major storm approaches the U.S., gasoline markets can be just as unpredictable as the storm itself,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group.

Gas prices slowly dropping in Tennessee according to AAA. (AAA)

Gas prices slowly dropping in Tennessee according to AAA. (AAA)

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Clarksville Gas and Water announces West Meadow Drive Water Outage and Road Closure planned

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has planned a water outage and road closure on West Meadow Drive at 7:00pm tonight for water valve replacement work.

The water outage will affect West Meadow Drive from Memorial Drive to Montgomery Parkway. Area residents may also experience low water pressure during the work.

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American Red Cross urges Donors to give blood, help blood supply match patient diversity

 

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American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross urges people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need.

The vast majority of blood types fall into one of the major ABO groups. However, some blood types are unique to certain racial and ethnic groups, so a diverse blood supply is important to meeting the medical needs of an increasingly diverse patient population.

Dennis Clapper donates platelets at a Blood Donation Center. He started giving whole blood in the 1960s and switched to giving platelets in the late 1970s. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Dennis Clapper donates platelets at a Blood Donation Center. He started giving whole blood in the 1960s and switched to giving platelets in the late 1970s. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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Austin Peay State University, local teacher team up to offer free coding classes for young students

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Bridget Cloud first offered free junior computer coding classes at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, she had one class and a few young students. But the number of students – and of classes – grew quickly.

“The interest for the little kids, it just kept going and going and going,” she said.

Northeast High School’s Bridget Cloud, standing, is founded and leads Clarksville Junior Coders. “We'll be working on something, and the kids will get off track,” she said. “That's what's so cool is they'll get off track, and they'll find something else, and they'll call me over, and we'll get all excited together.” (Dr. James Cloud, APSU)

Northeast High School’s Bridget Cloud, standing, is founded and leads Clarksville Junior Coders. “We’ll be working on something, and the kids will get off track,” she said. “That’s what’s so cool is they’ll get off track, and they’ll find something else, and they’ll call me over, and we’ll get all excited together.” (Dr. James Cloud, APSU)

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Clarksville Police Department Scam of the Day for September 12th, 2018

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is going to make the public aware of some of the scams that they receive daily. CPD knows there are an unlimited amounts of scams, but they are going to try and put out the ones where people have actually suffered a loss.

Seller Beware. A woman was selling a wedding dress for $1,000 over Ebay. She was contacted and the dress was sold through paypal.

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