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Fort Campbell Soldiers help out teammate with retirement

 

Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Like most weekdays, loud voices and shouting rang through the early morning air at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. However, this morning was different.

It wasn’t just the incredibly thick gray fog clinging to the dewy grass that made it different. Nor was it the unusually large numbers of Soldiers conducting conditioning foot marches on A Shau Valley Road that made it unusual.

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Rose, the kennel master for the 510th Military Police Detachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, supported by the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, gives instruction to Pfc. Jared Bridges, a dog handler also with the 510th MP Det., during a retirement assessment for Arno, a military working dog, Sept. 4 at Fort Campbell, Ky.  (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart)

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Rose, the kennel master for the 510th Military Police Detachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, supported by the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, gives instruction to Pfc. Jared Bridges, a dog handler also with the 510th MP Det., during a retirement assessment for Arno, a military working dog, Sept. 4 at Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart)

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Clarksville Police seek help identifying Robbery Suspects

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Detective Rodney Lifsey, from the Clarksville Police Department, is currently searching for the two individuals that took over $500.00 worth of merchandise from a business on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

The female suspect gathered all the items, left them on the floor and exited. The male suspect came in directly after and removed the bag of items from the store. The store was able to provide Detective Lifsey with quality photos of the suspects.

If anyone can identify the suspects in this photo please call Crime Stoppers at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

If anyone can identify the suspects in this photo please call Crime Stoppers at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

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Drug Task Force collects 109 pounds of Drugs during Montgomery County Prescription Drug Take Back Day event

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – The 19th Judicial District Drug Task Force took back 109 pounds of prescription drugs Saturday during the Prescription Drug Take Back Day event at the Walgreen’s on Madison Street.

“We appreciate everyone who took part in the event,” said Jamie Dexter, public information officer for the 19th JDDTF. “Your support of this program helps keep these drugs out of the wrong hands.”

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Fort Campbell soldiers train Motorcycle Safety; Teddy Bear Run

 

Written by Sgt. Justin Moeller
5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Public Affairs Office

5th Special Forces GroupFort Campbell, KY – The thunder of motorcycle engines rolls across a parking lot as Soldiers with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), as well as Soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), train on motorcycle safety.

“Motorcycle safety is very important because it is a dangerous hobby, you have to take precautions,” said Staff Sgt. Elain Colon, the noncommissioned officer in charge of the water section for the Group Support Battalion, 5th SFG (A). “In the Army, we care about Soldiers, we want them in formation tomorrow morning, so we put a system in place – the Motor Cycle Safety Program teaches different levels of skills to ensure our Soldiers are properly trained while riding a motorcycle and also properly equipped with safety gear.”

A Soldier with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), shakes the hand of a patient of the Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial of Nashville, Sept. 26, 2014, while conducting a “teddy bear run.” The Soldiers rode from Fort Campbell to deliver teddy bears to the patients of the hospital in an attempt to brighten their day. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 5th SFG (A) Public Affairs)

A Soldier with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), shakes the hand of a patient of the Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial of Nashville, Sept. 26, 2014, while conducting a “teddy bear run.” The Soldiers rode from Fort Campbell to deliver teddy bears to the patients of the hospital in an attempt to brighten their day. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 5th SFG (A) Public Affairs)

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Tennessee Department of Health Wildlife Rabies Vaccination Project helps protect People and Pets

 

Baiting Program Expanding in Tennessee This Year to Prevent Raccoon Rabies

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to help prevent rabies by distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.

The annual baiting program administered by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, began in Tennessee September 27th, 2014.

“Control of raccoon rabies is vital to public health, as reducing rabies in wildlife helps prevent transmission to people, pets and livestock,” said Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. ”We are pleased to be part of this important and effective program.”

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Golf gets off to slow start in Alabama

 

APSU Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUGadsen, AL – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team struggled during the first round of the Chris Banister, being played at Mindbreaker/Heartbreaker at the Silver Lakes Golf Course.

Austin Peay Senior Meghan Mueller tied for the Lady Govs low score Sunday in first round of the Chris Banister. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Senior Meghan Mueller tied for the Lady Govs low score Sunday in first round of the Chris Banister. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police respond to Traffic Collision near Powell Road and Rossview Road

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police have just been called out to a traffic collision near Powell Road and Rossview Road. There are no details at this time, however, the FACT Team has been called out.

No information about lane or street closures has been issued yet, but travelers should expect delays.

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Clarksville Police report Robbery at Kmart on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Today, September 28th, 2014 at 12:17pm, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a robbery at Kmart on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

The robbery suspect walked into the store and then to the Pharmacy, with a note, demanded narcotic pain medication. After the clerk handed the suspect oxymorphone pills, he quickly left the store on foot.

Clarksville Police are asking the public's help identifying the robbery suspect in this photo.

Clarksville Police are asking the public’s help identifying the robbery suspect in this photo.

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Clarksville Police report Traffic collision with Fatality

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – In the early morning hours, September 28th, there was a traffic collision at Madison Street and Memorial that involved a vehicle versus a motorcycle.

One individual died at the scene and one individual was life flighted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

There are no other details at this time.

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Montgomery County receives Local Government Award

 

Montgomery County TennesseeNashville, TN – Montgomery County received a Local Government Award at the Annual Business meeting of the Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) that was held on September 18th in Franklin, TN.

The county received an award for Parks and Recreation Facilities for a new trailhead and pocket park and implementation of ADA measures for Rotary Park.

(Left to Right) – GNRC President Rogers Anderson, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Montgomery County Park Director Jerry Allbert and Montgomery County Engineer Nick Powell.

(Left to Right) – GNRC President Rogers Anderson, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Montgomery County Park Director Jerry Allbert and Montgomery County Engineer Nick Powell.

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