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Hope Pregnancy Center to hold 2nd annual Mother Son Character Ball, November 7th and 8th

 

Hope Pregnancy CenterClarksville, TN – Hope Pregnancy Center is pleased to announce the second annual Mother Son Character Ball, to be held Friday and Saturday, November 7th and 8th. Event is open to mothers, grandmothers, aunts or any adult female role model, and young men in grades K through 12, as well as college age. Come enjoy dancing, dessert, and a brief encouraging message focused on the event theme, “Man of Courage”.

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Clarksville’s Valvoline Complete Car Care goes “pink” for Breast Cancer awareness

 

Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeClarksville, TN - The next time you drive down Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, you might notice the color scheme on the building of the Valvoline Complete Car Care Center.

Pink!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and in a campaign to raise awareness to the fight against cancer, Valvoline painted their building pink.

Candace Ursery, President of Convenient Car Care Inc., who owns the Valvoline franchise in Clarksville explains their promotion:

Valvoline Complete Car Care on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard paints it's building "pink" for Breast Cancer awareness Month.

Valvoline Complete Car Care on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard paints it’s building “pink” for Breast Cancer awareness Month.

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101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) remembers 9/11 at Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers, family members and friends of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) gathered in front of the division headquarters September 11th, for a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of those who lost their lives in the September 11th, 2001, terrorist attacks.

The ceremony was also held to pay tribute to those 101st Soldiers who lost their lives overseas in missions dedicated to hunting those responsible for the 9/11 attacks.

Brigadier General Mark R. Stammer, the division’s deputy commanding general for operations, spoke about the horrific events of that day.

Brigadier General Mark R. Stammer (center), the deputy commanding general for operations for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel A. Espinosa Jr. (right), the Fort Campbell garrison command sergeant major, observe a moment of silence after laying a wreath Sept. 11, 2014, to honor those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The division's honor guard would later fire a 21-gun salute and play Taps during the solemn ceremony. (Sam Shore)

Brigadier General Mark R. Stammer (center), the deputy commanding general for operations for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel A. Espinosa Jr. (right), the Fort Campbell garrison command sergeant major, observe a moment of silence after laying a wreath Sept. 11, 2014, to honor those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The division’s honor guard would later fire a 21-gun salute and play Taps during the solemn ceremony. (Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell Soldiers welcome West Creek Elementary students back to school

 

Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – For local students, the arrival of August means summer is almost over and the start of the school year isn’t far behind.

To ease students and Families back into the academic rhythm, the staff at West Creek Elementary and the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, held a back-to-school bash Saturday, at West Creek Elementary School in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Pvt. Adam Grine, a native of Fostoria, Ohio, and a volunteer from Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, participates in a fun run with students during a back-to-school bash Saturday, at West Creek Elementary School in Clarksville, Tenn. Soldiers have volunteered at the school since it opened seven years ago. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Pvt. Adam Grine, a native of Fostoria, Ohio, and a volunteer from Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, participates in a fun run with students during a back-to-school bash Saturday, at West Creek Elementary School in Clarksville, Tenn. Soldiers have volunteered at the school since it opened seven years ago. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Clarksville Police arrest Jonathan Brooks for Animal Cruelty

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On August 8th, 2014 the Clarksville Police Department responded to a Cruelty To Animals at 3860 McKenzie Drive.

Ms. Hundley and Mr. Francis are husband and wife. Both are in the military and left on July 18th, 2014 for military training. Ms. Hundley has four dogs, five cats, two birds, and two guinea pigs.

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101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith Relinquishes Responsibility at Ceremony held at Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith, the senior enlisted advisor for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), said goodbye to the division and Fort Campbell today during his relinquishment of responsibility ceremony in front of the division headquarters, but not without passion, emotion, and many thanks for lessons learned and passed.

Smith, who took responsibility of the 101st in June 2012, will transition to Fort Hood, Texas, where he’ll become the senior enlisted advisor of III Corps, a unit responsible for more than 100,000 Soldiers.

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, felt the day was bittersweet.

Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith (background, left), the senior enlisted advisor for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), smiles as he listens to the remarks from Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st and Fort Campbell, during Smith's relinquishment of responsibility ceremony today. (Jerry Woller)

Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith (background, left), the senior enlisted advisor for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), smiles as he listens to the remarks from Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st and Fort Campbell, during Smith’s relinquishment of responsibility ceremony today. (Jerry Woller)

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Fort Campbell’s 2nd Annual Functional Fitness Challenge

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – The Screaming Eagle community came together today at the historic 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Parade Field on Fort Campbell, KY, to participate in the 2nd Annual Functional Fitness Challenge, which was one of the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour (ECFT) 2014 events.

Exactly 101 registered competitors came out in the early, drizzly morning to take-on the nine events in the circuit training focused course.

Participants in the 2014 Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour Functional Fitness Challenge sprint from the Single Arm Dumb Bell Push Press station to the next challenge July 19, at Fort Campbell. (Leejay Lockhart)

Participants in the 2014 Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour Functional Fitness Challenge sprint from the Single Arm Dumb Bell Push Press station to the next challenge July 19, at Fort Campbell. (Leejay Lockhart)

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Legends of Clarksvegas Concert benefiting Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County coming Saturday, March 8th

 

Humane Society of Clarksville – Montgomery County (HSCMC)Clarksville, TN – The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County is bringing Vegas-caliber entertainment to your doorstep this coming Saturday, tomorrow night at 7:00pm with all proceeds benefiting the Humane Society.

The Humane Society depends 100% on fundraising, donations and grants to help animals and families in the community, so please come out and show your support. Despite what our name might imply, they are not “funded” by the city or county, so your support of fundraisers like this is super important.

2014 Legends of Clarksvegas poster

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Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union Achieves Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – The latest business to complete requirements for Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification and host a Green Ribbon Cutting is Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, City of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, and Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Melinda Shepard were there to congratulate the Credit Union employees for their certification.

Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union.

Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union.

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Oak Grove Tourism announces Thomas Rhett as headliner for 2014 Spring into Summer Festival

 

Spring Into Summer FestivalOak Grove, KY – The Oak Grove Tourism and Convention Commission is extremely proud to announce that we have secured none other than Mr. Thomas Rhett for this year’s Spring into Summer Festival Headliner.

His first single, “Something To Do With My Hands,” reveals Thomas Rhett as a solid country guy with a distinct urban streak.

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett

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