Topic: Hopkinsville KY
Montgomery County, TN – Investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office have recovered nearly $250,000 in stolen property from two theft rings operating in two states and eight cities.
The first theft ring operated in Montgomery County. The thefts occurred primarily in the Clarksville city limits and Sango area between November 7th, 2016 and November 11th, 2016.
Clarksville, TN – A former newspaperman has written a book that tells the inspiring story of a legendary high school football coach who mentored the sons and daughters of soldiers at the Fort Campbell Army post for more than three decades.
“Father of the Falcons: Coach P’s Military Brats & ‘The Game of Life’” was released to the public on Saturday, October 1st. The author of the book is Rob Dollar, who worked for the Kentucky New Era in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, as a reporter and senior editor for 20 years before leaving the newspaper in 2003.
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Hopkinsville, KY – Austin Peay State University Athletics, Murray State University Athletics and Heritage Bank announced Monday they have partnered to present the Battle of the Border, featuring a season-long multi-sport competition between the two Ohio Valley Conference rivals.
“It’s been a long-standing rivalry between two bordering states and two excellent institutions,” says John Peck, CEO of Heritage Bank. “We thought it would be fun to get into the fray on both sides of the state line and, at the same time, highlight the excellent sports histories and talented student athletes that represent Austin Peay and Murray State.”
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, September 15th, Vice and Narcotics agents of the Clarksville Police Departments Special Operations Unit conducted operations targeting prostitution on backpage.com.
Three persons were charged with Patronizing Prostitution.
The focus of the operation was centered on those who patronize prostitution in an effort to not only reduce this type of activity but to prevent assaults and robberies against the solicitors that have become commonplace with online prostitution as they become easy targets when they are directed to locations that are controlled by the prostitutes.
Clarksville, TN – On September 3rd, 2016, at approximately 5:30pm, 180 pounds of marijuana and over $11,000.00 was seized in the parking lot of the Hilton Garden Inn at 290 Alfred Thun Road, Clarksville, TN.
This is just one seizure in an ongoing investigation into a Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) that is responsible for bringing large quantities of drugs into the Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky areas.
Fort Campbell, KY – On June 28th, Fort Campbell will hold a memorialization ceremony in honor of Clarissa Ann Jackson “T.C.” Freeman. Gate 4 will be renamed and dedicated to her during the ceremony that will begin at 10:00am.
Freeman passed away May 19th after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. She was 83. Known to most as T.C., she was a staunch lifelong advocate for the Army, specifically Fort Campbell Soldiers and their Families. Considered by those who knew her as a force to be reckoned with, T.C. was a powerful force for change at both state and national levels and a tireless advocate for the Army.
Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 the Goodwill Career Solutions Center at 1937 Madison Street will host a multi-employer job fair for Staffmark and Progressive Direction, Inc. from 11:00am until 2:00pm.
Staffmark seeks to fill 30 industrial positions in Ashland City. Starting rate is $11.00 – $11.60.
Hopkinsville Community College selected Heritage Christian Academy & Trigg High students to participate in near-space balloon Launch
Hopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville Community College’s Balloon Satellite Club reached out to area high schools and asked that they submit experiment proposals for consideration to be a part of a spring balloon satellite launch into near-space.
Heritage Christian Academy (HCA) and Trigg County High School (TCHS) are the winning schools and will have their experiments fly on the NASA-sponsored launch scheduled for Friday, April 15th at a window between 11:30am- noon, lifting off from the grass area off of HCC’s North Drive campus entrance.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s historic Governors Stadium will soon don a new name through a partnership with Fortera Credit Union. The 25-year, $2.5 million agreement will see the home of APSU football be renamed Fortera Stadium.
Crews will begin work to install signage reflecting its new identity in the days to come as the University and Fortera prepare to celebrate a new era. A celebration will take place Saturday, April 23rd at the home entrance of the stadium, following the final day of spring football practice. The event is free and open to the public.
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell is the best installation in the Army, confirmed today by earning its first Gold Award in the 2016 Installation Management Command Army Communities of Excellence competition.
ACOE recognizes Army garrisons for their performance in meeting and exceeding goals of IMCOM’s Installation Management Campaign Plan.
In a message to the entire installation, garrison commander Col. James “Rob” Salome said, “Congratulations to all of you and your teams as this reflects all of the hard work and tremendous commitment you’ve had to making Fort Campbell truly the BEST Soldier and Family Experience! I am very proud to be on this team and wish the sincerest congratulations to each and every one of you and our team mates.”
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