Topic: Montgomery County
Montgomery County, TN – Over the past several months, citizens of Montgomery County have received several types of calls of someone posing as a law enforcement official in an attempt to swindle them out of money.
The callers have said they are a high-ranking official with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, looking for payment on a green dot card or as a sergeant looking to collect on unpaid fines from red light cameras in the county.
Montgomery County, TN – Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts presented a House Joint Resolution Monday recognizing the Silent Witness Project to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Peggy Macias and Sheriff John Fuson.
The Silent Witness Project started in Minnesota in 1990, and Macias worked hard to help bring the project here to Montgomery County.
Montgomery County, TN – Hundreds came out to support two events today in memory of fallen Deputy David “Bubba” Johnson.
A light mist had begun falling shortly after 8:00am when Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson spoke to the crowd of hundreds of runners waiting to begin the Inaugural Bubba Johnson Memorial 5K Road Race.
“I think Bubba is watching over us today,” Fuson said. “It’s the perfect weather for a run.”
An exercise in homelessness.
Clarksville, TN – Kenny York, Founder and Director of Manna Café Ministries, will be spending the next two weeks as a homeless man in an effort to bring increased awareness and compassion for the homeless. He and the Manna Café team are increasing their efforts to launch a full-time transitional shelter in Clarksville, even though homelessness is “a silent epidemic” in this fast-growing community. This is part four of his adventure.
Well, to start with, I have a confession to get off my chest: I lied. The ground under my tent is not more comfortable than the floor of the bus I slept on the first night. Actually, I didn’t believe it was possible, but I think it’s harder. Even so, I did sleep better. By the end of this two weeks, I’ll probably be able to sleep standing up. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Animal Control and Adoption Service was called to a home on Tuesday, where a person was bitten by a potentially rabid bat inside of their house.
The bat was caught by an Animal Control officer and taken to a local veterinarian. The bat was humanely euthanized and submitted to the state public health laboratory where it tested positive for rabies. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Sunday July 20th, from 5:00am until 9:00am, there will be utility repair of overhead line by CEMC on I-24 near eastbound and westbound lanes in Montgomery County.
No lane closure required. Truck will be in median to make repair. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan Montgomery County Director of Administration Phil Harpel and Clarksville Chief of Administration Bill Harpel were there to congratulate the Sango Eye Care on their work.
Montgomery County, TN – Major General Robert A. Harris, Assistant Adjutant General, is responsible for 10,500 combat ready Soldiers who make up the Tennessee Army National Guard and he visited Clarksville to assist with the presentation of three awards to Sheriff John Fuson.
Sheriff Fuson was recognized for his support of his employees who are members of the Air and Army National Guard as well as US Army Reservist.
An exercise in homelessness.
Clarksville, TN – Kenny York, Founder and Director of Manna Café Ministries, will be spending the next two weeks as a homeless man in an effort to bring increased awareness and compassion for the homeless. He and the Manna Café team are increasing their efforts to launch a full-time transitional shelter in Clarksville, even though homelessness is “a silent epidemic” in this fast-growing community. This is part three of his adventure.
Well, the first night out didn’t go as expected, but I survived. I got my new camp set up this morning. This one should go a little better—it’s a lot more hidden than the last one. It’s a little further from downtown than I wanted, but since it’s better hidden, it’s a good trade-off. For those who are wondering where I slept last night (being that I was evicted from my first camp), well, I did what a lot of homeless people do: I slipped inside a fence, crawled into the back of a vehicle, went to sleep, and slipped out again before anyone got there the next morning. This vehicle just happened to be the Love Bus at the Manna House. (I didn’t want to get arrested my first night out for trespassing or breaking and entering.)
Trust me, sleeping on the ground in a tent will be way more comfortable than on the floor of a bus.
Clarksville-Montgomery County Graduates for Leadership Middle Tennessee are Frazier Allen, Daniel Binkley, Valerie Hunter-Kelley and Brian Taylor
Nashville, TN – Thirty community and business leaders from Middle Tennessee have graduated from Leadership Middle Tennessee, Inc., a regional leadership institute.
The 2014 class is from the 10-county area which includes Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson.
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