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Updated: Police Department needs your help in identifying and locating a robbery suspect


clarksvillepolicelogoThe Clarksville Police Department is asking for the Public’s Assistance to help locate/identify a robbery suspect.  The same suspect robbed the Walgreen’s at 1954 Madison Street twice — August 24, 2009 and September 2, 2009.  Both times were for drugs.

The suspect’s description is:  White male, 35-40 years old, 170-180 lbs, wearing blue jeans, blue windbreaker/jacket with “TVA” on the front, red pullover under the jacket, black shoes with a gray stripe, camouflage hat, short hair and scraggly, short beard.   He had a black eye (left) with scabs all over his face.


CPD has provided this a photo of the robbery suspect

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No lane closures on Tennessee highways Labor Day weekend


TDOT Commissioner Announces No Lane Closures during Holiday Travel Period

tdot-logo-lgNashville – The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the busy Labor Day holiday travel period. While AAA reports travel numbers are expected to be lower than last year, nearly a half million Tennesseans are still expected to travel by car this holiday.

Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, September 4 through 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8. This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the busy Labor Day holiday.

“The Labor Day holiday is one of the busiest travel periods of the year,” said TDOT Commissioner Gerald Nicely. “As thousands of people hit the road in Tennessee, we want to ensure they get to their destinations quickly and safely without road construction delays.” «Read the rest of this article»

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101st Parachute Team to Perform at APSU Football Game


Austin Peay State University LogoThe 101st Airborne Division Parachute Demonstration Team, the “Screaming Eagles”, will be performing a parachute demonstration skydive for the Austin Peay State University football game at Governor’s Stadium in Clarksville, Tennessee, on Saturday at 5:40 p.m.

The 101st Airborne Division Parachute Demonstration Team originated in 1958 during the infancy of precision freefall, and is the Army’s oldest parachute demonstration team. Early team members were soldiers who volunteered their free time in order to perform quality parachute demonstrations. In 1984 the 101st Command Group opted to form a full time parachute team, and they are known as the “Screaming Eagles”.

The 101st Airborne Division Parachute Demonstration Team, the Screaming Eagles

The 101st Airborne Division Parachute Demonstration Team, the "Screaming Eagles"

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THP, MADD and local Law enforcement issue Labor Day crackdown warning


Major statewide Law enforcement effort seeks to save lives

TennesseeDepartmentofSafetyNashville – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) today announced State Troopers will be out in full force during the Labor Day holiday period. They will join thousands of other law enforcement and highway safety agencies throughout the state and nation as they take part in the Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest crackdown on impaired driving. The Official Labor Day holiday weekend begins Friday, September 4, at 6 p.m. and ends Monday, September 7, at 11:59 p.m.

Tennessee Department of Safety Commissioner Dave Mitchell reminded Tennessee motorists that, “Driving with a BAC of .08 or higher is illegal in every state. Yet we continue to see a tragic number of people with debilitating injuries and deaths as a result of impaired driving. This careless disregard for human life must stop. To help ensure that happens, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is dedicated to arresting impaired drivers wherever and whenever we find them.”

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Tennessee’s State Parks are celebrating the Labor Day Weekend


Tennessee State ParksTennessee’s state parks are an excellent choice for a Labor Day weekend getaway, and with the activities going on this weekend it couldn’t be a better time! It is not too late to make your online reservations at Fall Creek Falls, Henry Horton, Montgomery Bell, Natchez Trace, Paris Landing or Pickwick Landing. This exciting new option makes it easier than ever to stay at a Tennessee State Park inn or cabin.  Just look for the easy-to-use online reservations “button” on the Tennessee State Parks Web site at «Read the rest of this article»


101st Airborne headquarters deploying to Afghanistan in 2010


101st Airborne Divison at Fort CampbellFort Campbell – The commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) announced today that the division headquarters will deploy to Afghanistan in mid-2010.

The deployment will affect more than 700 Soldiers stationed at Fort Campbell, according to Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commander.

audio[1] Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell announcing the headquarters deployment
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Maj. Gen John F. Campbell announcing the deployment at the Division Headquarters Thursday

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Real Estate is more than just a paycheck and more than just a business transaction


realtor_logo21You know, for me, this is more than just a paycheck and more than just a business transaction. Pam and I take our duties as Realtors very serious as real lives are affected either positively or negatively dependent on the service and advice that we provide our clients. That is a HUGE responsibility and one that should be taken seriously by all in the Real Estate Profession whether you are a Realtor, Home Inspector, Mortgage Broker and even the Insurance Agent.

When you are speaking about residential real estate, you are speaking of the largest financial transaction that most American families will make in their lifetime. You are speaking about a families home where dreams are supposed to come true, where warm, fond and lasting memories are supposed to originate. The Christmas, the Birthdays, the Anniversarys, etc. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Gas & Water Department seeks Aquatic Resources Alteration Permit


City of Clarksville seeks Aquatic Resources Alteration Permits for Hemlock Semiconductor Project

clarksville-logo-rgbIn accordance with state water pollution control and environmental protection laws, today, the City of Clarksville’s Gas, Water, and Sewer Department has applied to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation for an Aquatic Resources Alteration Permit, (ARAP). The permit is sought as part of the utility’s plans to perform preparatory infrastructure work at the Hemlock Semiconductor project site.

With the application for the ARAP being formally posted on TDEC’s website, the public comment period is officially in effect. Any persons or parties interested in the details of the permit application or wishing to make comment on the proposed site alteration or wishing to request a public hearing should visit the TDEC website, for more information. «Read the rest of this article»

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Delta Iota Chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority at MTSU recognized


mtsu_loginTerri Anne Nicole McMoore  and Monique Denney of the Delta Iota Chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), were awarded several leadership and organizational awards during the MTSU Student Organization Awards Banquet,  MTSU Intercultural and Diversity Affairs Banquet, and The Office of Greek Affairs’  2009 Greek Awards. These awards recognized the hard work and community contributions by the members of the Delta Iota Chapter during the 2008-2009 term.  Terri McMoore, a Clarksville resident, was the president of the Delta Iota Chapter during the previous year. «Read the rest of this article»


Dare Not Walk Alone explores the civil rights struggle through St. Augustine, Florida


The Customs House Museum and Cultural CEnterThe Customs House Museum and Austin Peay State University presents “Dare Not Walk Alone” with Producer/Director Jeremy Dean as part of the Southern Arts Federation’s Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at 2 pm on September 12th in the museum’s auditorium. Following a screening of his documentary, “Dare Not Walk Alone,” Dean will engage the audience in a panel discussion sponsored by the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center. A reception with the filmmaker is scheduled immediately following the discussion.

Dare Not Walk Alone - Southern Circuit PosterOn June 18, 1964 a white hotel owner in St. Augustine, Florida, poured acid in a swimming pool filled with black and white youth conducting a civil rights demonstration. Photographs of this horrific incident were on the front page of every major newspaper around the world and broke the filibuster in the Senate allowing President Johnson to sign the Civil Rights Act into law. With rarely seen news footage and revealing interviews, “Dare Not Walk Alone” uncovers the untold story of the St. Augustine movement that led to this historic legislation. But far from a history lesson, the film also looks at the aftermath of desegregation and the grim realities of life today on streets where those campaigns were fought, in a place that symbolizes what Barack Obama has called “the gap between the promise of our ideals and the reality of our time.” This film has been called the “Civil Rights film for the modern age” and in the end we see signs of hope and reconciliation as well as a challenge to take the next step forward.

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