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Clarksville Police trying to Identify Suspects Fraudulently Cashing Over $5,000 in Checks

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is asking the public’s help in identifying suspects involved with fraudulently cashing over $5,000 in stolen checks. An ID taken from a vehicle burglary and was used to cash checks stolen during a residential theft.

CPD are trying to identify the suspects in the photos involved with cashing the checks.

Clarksville Police are trying to identify the three suspects in this photo for fraudulently cashing checks.

Clarksville Police are trying to identify the three suspects in this photo for fraudulently cashing checks.

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Clarksville Transit System takes part in BELL Academy

 

Travel training helps low-vision children navigate bus system

Clarksville Transit SystemClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Transit System (CTS) participated in the NFB BELL Academy, a National Federation of the Blind program that helps blind and low-vision children to be more confident and independent for the third straight year.

Last Friday, on the final day of the week long camp hosted at Austin Peay State University, CTS staff trained more than 15 academy participants on how to navigate the transit system.

Paul Nelson, Clarksville Transit System transportation manager, explains to a girl how to navigate the transit system during the BELL Academy, a National Federation of the Blind program hosted June 3-7 at APSU. More than 15 participants with varying degrees of vision loss received training on how to navigate the transit system as part of the camp, which included arts and crafts, sports and recreational activities, community field trips, and other fun activities. (CTS)

Paul Nelson, Clarksville Transit System transportation manager, explains to a girl how to navigate the transit system during the BELL Academy, a National Federation of the Blind program hosted June 3-7 at APSU. More than 15 participants with varying degrees of vision loss received training on how to navigate the transit system as part of the camp, which included arts and crafts, sports and recreational activities, community field trips, and other fun activities. (CTS)

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American Heart Association says being Overweight as a Teen may be associated with higher risk of Heart Muscle Disease in Adulthood

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – A large study of Swedish men found that those who were even mildly overweight around age 18 were more likely develop cardiomyopathy in adulthood — an uncommon heart muscle condition that can cause heart failure, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

The study examined data on height, weight and overall fitness from a Swedish registry of 1,668,893 men who enlisted in compulsory military service between 1969 and 2005, when the men were 18 or 19.

Being overweight may cause higher blood pressure and changes to the heart’s structure, even in young adults. (American Heart Association)

Being overweight may cause higher blood pressure and changes to the heart’s structure, even in young adults. (American Heart Association)

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Clarksville Police are searching for missing person Michael Westerman

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are trying looking for missing person Michael Westerman. Westerman is a white/male, age 61, height 5’11” and weighs 250lbs.

He was last seen by a family member on Monday, June 10th, 2019 around 7:30 when he was leaving his Pine Mountain Road residence headed to Walmart, 1680 Fort Campbell Boulevard. He did not return home even though he was slated to fly out of town on the same day.

Michael Westerman has been missing since Monday, June 10th according to Clarksville Police.

Michael Westerman has been missing since Monday, June 10th according to Clarksville Police.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation announces I-40 Weekend Lane Closures in Cheatham County for Bridge Repair

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTKingston Springs, TN – Starting June 14th, 2019 a Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) bridge repair project on the Beech Hill Road overpass at mile marker 189 will cause weekend delays on I-40. Drivers are asked to plan ahead.

The work will require lane closures for two weekends.

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Family of four receives new home from Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – On Sunday, June 9th, 2019 a dedication ceremony was held by Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County for its 97th Clarksville home.

Overlia Williams, Mario Owens, and daughters KeVi and Anna were joined by more than 50 supporters and family members at the dedication.

Mario Owens and Overlia Williams with the key to their new home.

Mario Owens and Overlia Williams with the key to their new home.

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Clarksville City Council Committee starts work on legislative agenda

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Input from citizens about issues and priorities the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County should recommend to local members of the Tennessee General Assembly is wanted by the City Council ad-hoc committee.

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County to present unified list of Statehouse priorities.

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County to present unified list of Statehouse priorities.

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American Heart Association study shows Veterans with depression and/or PTSD more likely to seek cardiac rehab

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – According to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or depression were more likely to use cardiac rehabilitation services after an episode of ischemic heart disease than those who didn’t have PTSD or depression.

A large study offers new evidence that mental health disorders may not be a barrier to cardiac rehabilitation. (American Heart Association)

A large study offers new evidence that mental health disorders may not be a barrier to cardiac rehabilitation. (American Heart Association)

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Water Outage, Lane Closure on Section of North Second Street

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – On Tuesday night, June 11th, 2019, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department has turned off water service on a section of North Second Street from McClure Street to Marion Street for fire hydrant replacement work.

Low water pressure may also affect area residents.

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Clarksville Police arrest Crystal Smith for Burglary, Credit Card Fraud

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police identified two suspects in recent vehicle burglaries and thefts. Warrants were issued.

Monday, June 10th, 2019, vehicle burglary suspect Crystal Smith was found and booked into the Montgomery County Jail. Smith was charged with Burglary and Credit Card Fraud.

Her bond was set at $15,000.

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