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James Corlew Chevrolet becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP)

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – James Corlew Chevrolet was honored with a green ribbon cutting on Friday, November 9th, 2018 as the newest member of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP).

The ceremony was attended by Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Montgomery County Chief of Staff Jeff Truitt, Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services Director Jimmie Edwards, Melinda Shepard of the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce, CMCGP Manager Carlye Sommers, CMCGCP Steering Committee members Bill Harpel (City of Clarksville), Rose Melton (Altra Federal Credit Union), and Doug Jones (Montgomery County).

(L to R) Jeff Truitt, Carlye Sommers, Melinda Shepard, Mary Harris, James Corlew Jr., Jimmie Edwards, Mayor Jim Durrett, Derek Comperry, Doug Jones, James Corlew, Patty Webb, Bill Harpel, Linda Kramer, LW Harris, Jacob Craft, Linda Campbell, Alan Linboom, James Pucci, Jackie Kelcy, Quar Webb, Jarren Miller, Jamorris Fluker, Chris Moune, Christine Arms, Scott Irwin, Colin Hayes, Adam Stevenson, Bill Feckley, Jamie Anthony, Rose Melton, Tony Grayer.

(L to R) Jeff Truitt, Carlye Sommers, Melinda Shepard, Mary Harris, James Corlew Jr., Jimmie Edwards, Mayor Jim Durrett, Derek Comperry, Doug Jones, James Corlew, Patty Webb, Bill Harpel, Linda Kramer, LW Harris, Jacob Craft, Linda Campbell, Alan Linboom, James Pucci, Jackie Kelcy, Quar Webb, Jarren Miller, Jamorris Fluker, Chris Moune, Christine Arms, Scott Irwin, Colin Hayes, Adam Stevenson, Bill Feckley, Jamie Anthony, Rose Melton, Tony Grayer.

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Clarksville’s Florim USA receives 2017 TVA Carbon Reduction Award

 

Florim USA

Florim USAClarksville, TN – Florim USA was recently honored as one of a select number of businesses to receive the 2017 Tennessee Valley Authority Carbon Reduction Award.

In its first year, the award recognizes businesses that recorded the lowest carbon emission rates in 2017 as well as companies with the largest year-over-year carbon emission improvement for 2016-2017.

Florim USA CEO Marco Fregni (left) and Florim USA Environmental Manager Don Haynes (right) receive the 2017 Tennessee Valley Authority Carbon Reduction Award from Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation General Manager Chris A. Davis (center).

Florim USA CEO Marco Fregni (left) and Florim USA Environmental Manager Don Haynes (right) receive the 2017 Tennessee Valley Authority Carbon Reduction Award from Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation General Manager Chris A. Davis (center).

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Fort Campbell Training Area Closed and Off-Limits November 28th thru December 14th

 

Fort Campbell

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Training Area will be closed and off-limits to all through traffic and recreational use from 7:00pm November 28th, 2018 through 5:00am December 14th for military training. The closure is needed to ensure public safety.

The access gates to the training area, located at U.S. Highway 79 and Palmyra Road in Tennessee and Lafayette Road near Patton Road in Kentucky, will be closed and locked for the duration of the training. All roads west of 101st Airborne Division Road will be barricaded by law enforcement to prevent vehicles from entering the training area.

Fort Campbell Training Area will be closed and off-limits to all through traffic and recreational use from 7:00pm November 28th, 2018 through 5:00am December 14th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department’s Sponsored Pee Wee Steelers Take Superbowl Championship

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Steelers met the Bears on the football field at noon on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 to vie for the honor of being Super Bowl Champs for the Jr Pro 9-10 year old division.

The weather was perfect for football. It was a hard fought game with each team giving their all and demonstrating the epitome of sportsmen like conduct despite the stakes.

Pee Wee Steelers 2018 Superbowl Champions for Jr Pro 9-10 year old division

Pee Wee Steelers 2018 Superbowl Champions for Jr Pro 9-10 year old division

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Handmade Holidays better than ever

 

Handmade HolidaysClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation hosted its annual Handmade Holidays this past Saturday, a 2-day indoor craft fair at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center, featuring great gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season.

Channel Lemon, a Clarksville Parks and Recreation Event Planning Specialist, says this is a juried craft market, that is limited to artisans and crafters in the area who have to meet specific requirements to be accepted.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation recently hosted its 7th Annual Handmade Holidays at Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation recently hosted its 7th Annual Handmade Holidays at Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

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APSU student team ‘null’ zeros in at speed programming contest

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) computer science students continue to impress this semester. 

Three APSU teams recently competed in a national speed-programming competition, and one team almost finished tops at its site. 

APSU's Harrison Welch, front, Chris Tuncap and Lexie Nance were on team "null."

APSU’s Harrison Welch, front, Chris Tuncap and Lexie Nance were on team “null.”

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NASA InSight Lander set to touch down on Mars November 26th

 

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA –  NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately noon PST (2:00pm CST) on November 26th, and viewers everywhere can watch coverage of the event live on NASA Television, the agency’s website and social media platforms.

Launched on May 5th, InSight marks NASA’s first Mars landing since the Curiosity rover in 2012. The landing will kick off a two-year mission in which InSight will become the first spacecraft to study Mars’ deep interior.

Illustration showing a simulated view of NASA's InSight lander firing retrorockets as it descends toward the surface of Mars. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Illustration showing a simulated view of NASA’s InSight lander firing retrorockets as it descends toward the surface of Mars. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

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Nashville Predators comeback falls short against San Jose Sharks 5-4

 

Nashville PredatorsClarksville, TN -The Nashville Predators came roaring back from a 3-0 first period deficit, taking a 4-3 lead in the third period, only to come up short to the San Jose Sharks, 5-4.

Joe Thornton scored his 400th career goal for the game winner for the Sharks.

The Predators came out extremely flat in the first period, in game two of a back-to-back series after losing to the Anaheim Ducks last night, and found themselves outplayed by San Jose and down 3-0 after the first frame.

San Jose, CA, USA; Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) makes a save against San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane (9) during the second period at SAP Center at San Jose. ( Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports)

San Jose, CA, USA; Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) makes a save against San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane (9) during the second period at SAP Center at San Jose. ( Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Department of Health says Take Action to Save Lives: Get a Flu Vaccine

 

Tennessee Department of Health

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health reminds everyone that flu kills. Seasonal influenza is responsible for thousands of premature deaths in Tennessee and across the U.S. every year.

“The numbers are sobering. Every death, especially children, we see each flu season makes me very sad, and our hearts go out to all the families who have lost loved ones due to influenza,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.

A flu vaccination (CDC)

A flu vaccination (CDC)

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APSU Women’s Basketball hosts Trevecca, Wednesday

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball team hosts Trevecca after a quick turnaround, 7″00pm, Wednesday, November 14th at the Dunn Center.

The game was originally scheduled for Thursday, but Austin Peay volleyball is hosting the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament that starts Thursday. All tickets will be honored on the rescheduled date. 

Austin Peay Women's Basketball plays Trevecca Wednesday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball plays Trevecca Wednesday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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