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Clarksville Soldier Lawrence Woods to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery

 

Staff Sergeant Woods has been missing in action for 50 years

Tennessee Department of Veterans AffairsNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder recognize the service and sacrifice of Staff Sergeant Lawrence Woods of Clarksville, TN.

Woods was among eight service members killed in a plane crash on October 24th, 1964 and the first Tennessean to be declared missing in action (MIA) leading up to the Vietnam War.

Woods was a member of the 5th Special Forces Group based out of Fort Campbell.

Staff Sergeant Lawrence Woods

Staff Sergeant Lawrence Woods

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TBI arrests former Tennessee Employee Steven Hunter for Identity Theft Trafficking

 

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation - TBINashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a former state employee for identity theft trafficking after sending personal information of approximately 6,300 Nashville Metro School teachers and state employees to his personal email account.

Steven Hunter, 24, of Hermitage, was arrested last night and booked into the Davidson County Jail on a $10,000 bond. He has since posted bond and been released from jail.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Graduates 56 new State Troopers

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today welcomed 56 State Troopers to the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) in a graduation ceremony at Hermitage Hills Baptist Church in Hermitage, TN. This is the third consecutive and largest trooper cadet class to graduate under the Haslam administration.

The graduating troopers in Cadet Class 713 took their oaths of office after 19 weeks and more than 1,000 hours of extensive classroom and law enforcement instruction at the THP Training Center. The class motto was “Live with Honor. Serve with Pride.”

Tennessee State Trooper James Johnson to be assigned to Montgomery County.

Tennessee State Trooper James Johnson to be assigned to Montgomery County.

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Arrests Mental Health Care Facility Owner for Raping Patient

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested a mental health facility co-owner for rape after he was indicted by the Davidson County grand jury for the incident last week.

James Thomas, 55, of Old Hickory, Tennessee, who is currently co-owner of TT & S Family Foundations, was indicted on one count of rape and one count of rape by coercion.

James Thomas

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National Safe Boating Week May 18th-24th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – National Safe Boating Week is May 18th-24th and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating to promote the wear of life jackets as the 2013 summer boating season begins.

The Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day is Friday, May 17th with the goal of demonstrating how easy it is to wear a life jacket. Participants wear a life jacket to work, demonstrating how easy to wear one, even while at work. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lydia Walker draws large crowd at this years Rivers and Spires Festival

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Local singer and songwriter Lydia Walker performed at 3:30pm Saturday, April 20th on the Family Fun stage at the Rivers and Spires Festival. She was the opening act for Building 429.

“I had a great time. It was an awesome crowd. We ended up have amazing weather. Not to hot, not to cold, it was perfect,” said Lydia Walker. “I am so excited to be apart of something so special to Clarksville, my hometown.”

Lydia Walker performing on the Family Fun State at Rivers and Spires.

Lydia Walker performing on the Family Fun State at Rivers and Spires.

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Tennessee State Natural Areas Program Offers Two Mid-Winter Hikes in Middle Tennessee on January 26th

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Division of Natural Areas will host two guided day hikes at Middle Tennessee natural areas on Saturday, January 26th, including excursions to Short Springs State Natural Area in Coffee County and Virgin Falls State Natural Area in White County.

On the Short Springs hike, hikers will pass beautiful waterfalls on scenic trails. Virgin Falls has one of Tennessee’s best-loved hiking trails. «Read the rest of this article»

 


Nashville comes to 101st Airborne Division’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionRakkasanKhowst Province, Afghanistan – On a sunny afternoon, soldiers gathered for a brief escape from their surroundings. As they crowded together, acoustic guitars rang throughout the facility. Equipped with a smile, their eyes sparkled: Music, laughter and ease were in the air.

Country music’s brightest song writers left the comforts of Nashville, Tennessee, to travel around the world for this enjoyable delivery.

Carlton Ray Scott (near), plays a song as other members of the Nashville to You Tour look on at Forward Operating Base Gardez, Nov. 15, 2012. Other members of the tour include (after Scott, from left to right) Thomas Verges, Hillary Lindsey, Billy Montana and Keni Thomas. The tour featured Nashville's top songwriters and performers as they traveled throughout Afghanistan performing for deployed soldiers. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 PAO)

Carlton Ray Scott (near), plays a song as other members of the Nashville to You Tour look on at Forward Operating Base Gardez, Nov. 15, 2012. Other members of the tour include (after Scott, from left to right) Thomas Verges, Hillary Lindsey, Billy Montana and Keni Thomas. The tour featured Nashville’s top songwriters and performers as they traveled throughout Afghanistan performing for deployed soldiers. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 PAO)

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Clarksville Police make more Arrests in Conjunction with House Party Confrontation

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – As the Clarksville Police investigation continues into the double shooting on North Second Street, additional arrests have been made and more pending.

The investigation has lead to the following additional arrests and the men are in custody: D’Mareo DeShawn Majors, DeAndre Marqual Williams, and Lawrence Edward Gilbert.

D'Mareo Majors, DeAndre Williams and Lawrence Gilbert.

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency events to help launch National Safe Boating Week

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in events to promote the wear of life jackets as the 2012 boating season prepares to launch in full swing.

The Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day is Friday, May 18th with the goal of demonstrating how easy it is to wear a life jacket. On Saturday, May 19th Ready, Set, Wear It!, will enter its third year in trying to bring awareness on the importance of life jacket wear by holding a world record day. «Read the rest of this article»

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