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American Heart Association releases New Music Video to raise awareness of Stroke Warning Signs

 

American Stroke Association launches a Y.M.C.A parody song to educate about stroke

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, is releasing a new parody music video to teach people how to recognize the most common stroke warning signs.

Worldwide, stroke is the No. 2 cause of death and a leading cause of serious disability. For the American Stroke Association, raising awareness of stroke is more critical than ever, as new reports indicate that stroke deaths are on the rise.

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TDHS asks Tennesseans Responsible for Children Transportation to “Look Before You Lock”

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – Temperatures are heating up with the start of summer only days away. The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) Child Care Licensing Team is increasing its focus on transportation.

TDHS Child Care Licensing program evaluators will conduct additional unannounced visits to child care agencies approved to transport children.

These visits are conducted during hot summer months to ensure agencies are following transportation licensing rules intended to prevent children from being left on a vehicle unattended.

Tennessee Department of Human Services Increases Transportation Checks at Child Care Agencies, Encourages All Tennesseans Responsible for Transporting Children to "Look Before You Lock".

Tennessee Department of Human Services Increases Transportation Checks at Child Care Agencies, Encourages All Tennesseans Responsible for Transporting Children to “Look Before You Lock”.

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Clarksville Police are looking for Homeless Men with Warrants

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The public and media’s assistance were instrumental in helping Clarksville Police identify two men in a video breaking into a Madison Street business on May 27th, 2017 and taking property. The men were identified as Nicholas R. Jones and Matthew Hodges.

Additionally, on May 22nd, 2017, Nicholas Jones, Matthew B. Hodges along with another man, Robert Hodges (no relation) broke into a shed on Locust Drive and stole property.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Thomas Nelson considered Armed and Dangerous

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Based on leads and interviews investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) have reason to believe Thomas Christopher Nelson and Randell Lee Bowman are in possession of firearms and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone who has contact with or knows the location of Nelson, Tabitha Love Kestner, or Bowman is asked to call 911 immediately.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Thomas Nelson in connection a stolen trailer and skid steer as well as damage to a daycare's building.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Thomas Nelson in connection a stolen trailer and skid steer as well as damage to a daycare’s building.

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American Stroke Association survey finds One in Three American Adults may have had Warning Stroke

 

American Stroke Association - American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – About one in three American adults experienced a symptom consistent with a warning or “mini” stroke, but almost none – 3 percent – took the recommended action, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).

Thirty-five percent of respondents reported having experienced at least one sign of a warning stroke, called a transient ischemic attack or TIA. Those who did were more likely to wait, rest or take medicine than call 911, said the AHA/ASA, the nation’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

F.A.S.T. infographic with stroke warning signs: Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty, Time to call 9-1-1. Strokeassociation.org (American Heart Association)

F.A.S.T. infographic with stroke warning signs: Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty, Time to call 9-1-1. Strokeassociation.org (American Heart Association)

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office searches for suspect at Hwy 48/13 intersection at Hwy 149

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a suspect after he fled the scene of an accident.

Zaccariah Bradford Pride, 33, is possibly armed. He is 5 feet 11 inches tall, 165 pounds, with strawberry blonde hair and blue eyes.

Deputies have set up a perimeter and are searching in the area of south of Highway 149 and west of Highway 48/13.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for Zaccariah Pride at the intersection of Hwy 48/13 intersection at Hwy 149.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for Zaccariah Pride at the intersection of Hwy 48/13 intersection at Hwy 149.

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Fort Campbell Soldier, Volunteer Firefighter receives commendation for saving a child

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Congratulations to Woodlawn Volunteer Firefighter and Staff Sergeant James Munns for receiving a letter of commendation from the City of San Antonio Fire Department for his heroic efforts on August 11th while he was in Texas for military schooling.

According to the letter from San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood, “Munns took quick, skilled actions in treating a toddler for symptoms of potential heat exhaustion from being left alone in a hot car for an extended amount of time.”

Woodlawn Volunteer Firefighter and Fort Campbell 3rd Brigade Combat Team soldier Staff Sergeant James Munns.

Woodlawn Volunteer Firefighter and Fort Campbell 3rd Brigade Combat Team soldier Staff Sergeant James Munns.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan Honors City Employees for Life-Saving Measures

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On June 1st, 2016, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Maintenance employee Mr. Charles Jackson was performing maintenance work in a restroom on the first floor of City Hall.

While he was working, Mr. Jackson was the victim of a health incident that caused him to fall from a ladder rendering him unconscious and unresponsive.

(L to R) Bill Harpel, Charles Jackson, Mayor Kim McMillan, William Welty and Lori McNulty.

(L to R) Bill Harpel, Charles Jackson, Mayor Kim McMillan, William Welty and Lori McNulty.

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Clarksville Police Department warns Clarksvillians of the Dangers of Leaving Children and Pets in Unattended Vehicles

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – With the summer heat in full gear, it is necessary to address leaving children and pets in unattended vehicles that are not running. It takes a matter of minutes for the inside of a car to heat up and become deadly for a child or animal.

According to a 2012 article by Melissa Crumish, from the DMV, “since 1998, 529 children have died in the United States from hyperthermia (heat stroke) after being left inside unattended vehicles. (http://www.dmv.org/articles/safety-laws-on-children-pets-and-vehicles/#sthash.JajE2qnX.dpuf).”

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Clarksville Police Department says Vehicle Burglars are Targeting the Lawn Care Industry

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – According to the Clarksville Police Department, in the past week, there have been three reported incidents of vehicle burglaries with lawn care businesses as the victims.

The thieves wait until the lawn care vehicles are left unattended and grab various lawn care equipment, knowing that the equipment is not secure.

Clarksville Police warns lawn care businesses that they are being targeted by Vehicle Burglars.

Clarksville Police warns lawn care businesses that they are being targeted by Vehicle Burglars.

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