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Clarksville Gas and Water schedules Stonemeadow and Foxfire Road Water Outage

 

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has scheduled a water outage on Thursday, April 17th, 2014, at 7:30am on Stonemeadow Road and Foxfire Road for water valve repair and replacement work.

Area residents may also experience low water pressure during the work. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police arrest Curtis Shelton Jr. for July 2013 Murder

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014, the Clarksville Police Department Homicide Unit made an arrest in the July 21st, 2013 murder of Miles Hendricks, which occurred at 727 Ranch Hill Drive, Clarksville.

Twenty-three year old, Curtis O’neil Shelton Jr. has been charged with Criminal Homicide and is being held without bond at the Montgomery County Jail.

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Austin Peay State University Breast Cancer 5k Supports Relay For Life

 

Written by Kathleen Evans

American Cancer Society

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On April 5th, more than 200 runners, walkers and community supporters braved the chill of early spring for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at Austin Peay State University.

With proceeds earmarked for breast cancer treatment and research, the Montgomery County Relay For Life is very fortunate for the continued support of Austin Peay State University and for the community for participation in the Breast Cancer 5k since the Relay For Life effort supports the battle against all forms of cancer.

4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at Austin Peay State University. (Photo by Kathleen Evans)

4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at Austin Peay State University. (Photo by Kathleen Evans)

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival in need of Volunteers

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The award-winning Rivers and Spires Festival is a community driven event that is organized by hundreds of dedicated volunteers each year. But, in order to be successful, we need your support!

With over 600 volunteer positions to fill, there are still plenty of opportunities to get involved. If interested in volunteering, you can sign up and learn more at the pre-Festival meeting on April 16th at the lower level of the Capital Bank Building, 25 Jefferson Street.

2013 Rivers and Spires Family Fun Zone.

2013 Rivers and Spires Family Fun Zone.

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Department of Defense releases Estimated Impacts of Sequestration-Level Funding Report

 

United States Department of Defense - DoDWashington, D.C. – On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014, the Department of Defense released a report that documents the damaging cuts to military forces, modernization, and readiness that will be required if defense budgets are held at sequester-levels in the years beyond fiscal 2015.  This report fulfills a commitment made by Secretary Chuck Hagel to provide details on the effects of these undesirable budget cuts.

As the report says, sequester level budgets would result in continued force-level cuts across the military services.

The Army would be reduced to 420,000 active duty soldiers along with 315,000 in the Guard and 185,000 in the Reserve. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police charge Chad Bennett with Criminal Homicide

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 5:47pm, the Clarksville Police Department responded to the Rural King parking lot on Fort Campbell Boulevard in reference to an injured person. Chad Barry Bennett, a 29 year old Clarksville resident, said he was struck in the head by another individual and his car was stolen.

A silver 380 pistol was found in the parking lot of Rural King.

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Clarksville Gas and Water schedules Larry Road Water Outage

 

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has scheduled a water outage on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014, at 8:00am on Larry Road in the Medallion Acres subdivision for water valve repair work. The outage will also affect Sandy Drive and Lucy Lane until approximately 12:00pm. when the work is anticipated to be finished.

Area residents may also experience low water pressure during the work. The roads will be passable.

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Fort Campbell’s 551st Military Police Company “Hooligans” return home

 

Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

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

Fort Campbell, KY – After their nine-month deployment in Afghanistan, Soldiers with the 3rd Platoon, 551st Military Police Company “Hooligans,” 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), successfully completed their mission and proudly return home April 10th, to Fort Campbell.

Soldiers with the 551st Military Police Company "Hooligans," 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade "Lifeliners," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stand at attention during a welcome home ceremony April 10, at Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers with the 551st Military Police Company “Hooligans,” 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stand at attention during a welcome home ceremony April 10, at Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Freeze Watch Tuesday night through Wednesday morning

 

Wind Advisory through Tuesday Afternoon

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – A strong cold front will sweep across Middle Tennessee late this afternoon and evening. Owing to a strong pressure gradient today, windy conditions will exist across the mid state.

Sustained wind speeds of 15 to 25 mph, with gusts to 35 mph or higher will be common. By Tuesday afternoon, winds will finally begin to weaken.

In addition to the wind, the current warm air mass we have enjoyed for several days will be replaced by frigid arctic air once the cold front passes. By Wednesday morning, temperatures across Middle Tennessee will settle in the mid to upper 20′s. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports Impending Cold Snap, Freeze Risk May Threaten State’s Strawberry Crop, Fruit Trees

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Tennessee’s highly anticipated strawberry crop has survived a roller coaster weather ride until now, but low temperatures, wind chill and moisture has area strawberry growers working overtime to protect the valuable berries. Generally, this year’s crop has been on schedule to be ready for first picking around the first of May.

Other fruit-bearing trees may also be affected by a hard freeze.

National Weater Service has issued a freeze watch from late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid to upper 20's. Cold snap could threaten area Strawberry crop.

National Weater Service has issued a freeze watch from late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid to upper 20′s. Cold snap could threaten area Strawberry crop.

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