City of Clarksville receives $217,835 Governor’s Highway Safety Office Grant for Alcohol Enforcement
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is proud to announce that the City of Clarksville, after a highly competitive grant process, has been awarded $ 217,835 from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
The funds, which are originally dispersed through the Federal Highway Safety Administration, will be allocated to the Clarksville Police Department in 2015 to use in addressing alcohol related crimes. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Whitney Clavin
Pasadena, CA – Our Milky Way galaxy is littered with the still-sizzling remains of exploded stars.
When the most massive stars explode as supernovas, they don’t fade into the night, but sometimes glow ferociously with high-energy gamma rays. What powers these energetic stellar remains?
NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, is helping to untangle the mystery. The observatory’s high-energy X-ray eyes were able to peer into a particular site of powerful gamma rays and confirm the source: A spinning, dead star called a pulsar.
Governor Bill Haslam Awards $24.2 Million in Highway Safety Grants
386 Agencies to Receive Funds to Improve Safety on Tennessee Roadways
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer and Governor’s Highway Safety Office Director Kendell Poole announced the Tennessee agencies that received grant awards totaling more than $24.2 million to support highway traffic safety efforts.
The Clarksville Police Department was awarded $217,835.44 for alcohol enforcement. The 19th Judicial District Attorney General got $185,775.97 for DUI abatement and prosecution. $125,000 was received by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for traffic enforcement. Austin Peay State University Police Department was awarded $5,000 for high visibility enforcement. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – Last week, two Montgomery County public health employees, Joey Smith and Charlene Haynes, were recognized at the Tennessee Public Health Association’s 71st annual conference in Franklin, TN.
Charlene Haynes was awarded the R. H. Hutcheson, Sr., MD Award. This award is presented to a person in the field of public health who has made outstanding contributions to public health throughout their career, over a period of several years. This is considered the association’s highest award. Charlene served the Montgomery County Health Department for several years before accepting her current position as Regional Nursing Supervisor for the Tennessee Department of Health.
Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014, the Clarksville Police Department welcomed Timothy Simulis to the force.
The New Officer and his family, along with Chief Al Ansley and other City Officials, gathered at City Hall, while he was sworn in by Laurie Matta, Director of Finance.
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University baseball head coach Gary McClure has named Chal Fanning to his coaching staff, effective immediately.
Most recently an assistant coach at Cuesta College, Fanning takes over as Austin Peay’s pitching coach – a role available after the departure of Joel Mangrum, who left in July to assume a similar position at New Mexico State.
Montgomery County, TN – The 19th Judicial District Drug Task Force is investigating two early-morning meth labs that were reported to the agency by Clarksville Police Department and Clarksville Fire Rescue.
Around 2:30am, CPD officers responded to a Madison Street hotel after receiving a complaint about possible meth-cooking activity at the hotel. When officers responded, the suspect ran towards Walgreens.
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Clarksville, TN – After a brief day off, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team returns to action for its final nonconference tune up at the DISH Lady Vol Classic, Thursday-Saturday, in Knoxville, TN.
Clarksville, TN – Dunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.
Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.
Some of the upcoming events include: Wildflower Hike, Dunbar Cave History, Life of the Lake, National Public Lands Day Hike and Trail Cleanup, National Public Lands Day Hike at Port Royal, and Bird Hike.
Clarksville, TN – On a mild December afternoon in 2012, a crowd of local farmers, agri-businessmen and dignitaries gathered around an old hay barn to contemplate the future of the Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture.
Student enrollment in that program had increased an astounding 82 percent in recent years, but some of the facilities at the APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center, known simply as the farm, didn’t reflect this growth.
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