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Our 127th meeting.
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Medical Center.
This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall. The meeting begins at 7:00 pm and is always open to the public.
Topic: “Fort Donelson: One Soldier’s Story”
Clarksville, TN – Last month, 20 Austin Peay State University students spent their fall breaks volunteering at three nonprofit organizations in Tennessee and Missouri, collectively completing 250 hours of community service.
From October 10th-14th, students traveled in small groups to three locations, including the Endangered Wolf Sanctuary in Eureka, Missouri; the Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center in Chattanooga; and The Kitchen in Springfield, Missouri.
Chattanooga, TN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Winchester man accused of kidnapping and murdering a Morrison woman.
At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI Special Agents began investigating Robert Troy Whipple on April 27th. Early that morning in Decherd, a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper attempted to initiate a traffic stop of Whipple’s vehicle.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Detective Channing Bartel is searching for two runaway juvenile brothers. They have only been in Foster Care in Clarksville for a couple of weeks.
They might be in Clarksville but are probably trying to get to Chattanooga Tennessee. They attempted to run away on October 15th, 2014 and were found walking down I-24 east at the 6 mile marker. They ran away again on the morning of October 20th, 2014.
Nashville, TN – A fugitive on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, John O’Keefe Varner, was captured this afternoon in Nevada.
Since being placed on the Most Wanted list in February 2013, agents developed leads that Varner was in the Las Vegas area.
Varner crashed the vehicle he was driving when he attempted to evade Marshals today and was arrested following a foot chase.
Clarksville, TN – Of the top 10 cities the Millennial Generation is looking to for bigger paychecks, Middle Tennessee lands two – Clarksville at 6 and Nashville at 10.
“Our dedication to recruit higher paying jobs and to create a top-rated quality of life, both of which are attractive to a young, educated workforce, is a driving force behind us making this list,” said Cal Wray, Executive Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council.
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Chattanooga, TN – The Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team travelled across the state to compete in Friday’s Powerade Invitational, hosted by Chattanooga at Moccasin Bend. The meet, which was held in the unique “double dual” format, saw the Governors go 3-3 on the afternoon.
Austin Peay Sports Information Office
Chattanooga, TN – The Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team hit the road to compete in Friday’s Powerade Invitational, hosted by Chattanooga at Moccasin Bend. The meet, which was held in the unique “double dual” format, saw the Governors go 3-4 on the afternoon.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces David Purkey as Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) Director
Purkey to continue serving as Governor’s Homeland Security advisor
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced the appointment of David W. Purkey as a deputy commissioner of the Military Department where he will direct the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA).
Purkey has served as interim director of TEMA since the April retirement of Jim Bassham. He will also continue to serve as the governor’s Homeland Security advisor and assistant commissioner for the Department of Safety and Homeland Security. «Read the rest of this article»
Shelbyville Tennessee Soldier missing for nearly 70 years Will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on October 22nd, 2014
Private First Class Cecil Garris’ remains recovered in France
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder recognize the service and sacrifice of Private First Class Cecil E. Harris of Shelbyville, TN.
Harris was serving with the 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division on January 2nd, 1945 when his platoon was holding a defensive position in Dambach, France near the German border during World War II.
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