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36 People in Montgomery County died of drug overdoses in 2015

 

1,451 Tennesseans Die from Drug Overdoses in 2015

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health data show 1,451 people died from drug overdoses in the state in 2015.

This is the highest annual number of overdose deaths recorded in state history and brings the five-year total for Tennessee to 6,036 lives lost. That figure is approximately the equivalent of every person on 40 mid-size jet liners dying.

Deadly Epidemic of Substance Use Disorders Continues to Grow in Tennessee.

Deadly Epidemic of Substance Use Disorders Continues to Grow in Tennessee.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan issues burn ban for City of Clarksville

 

Action Prohibits all Outdoor Open Burning inside the City Limits

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – After consultation with the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, and the Fire Marshall, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan decided Tuesday to issue a burn ban for the City of Clarksville.

The ban, which covers all areas within the city limits, takes effect immediately and prohibits all outdoor open burning, such as residential burn piles, construction burning, leaf burning and bonfires.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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F&M Bank Continues Deposit Lead in Montgomery County and Stewart County

 

F&M BankClarksville, TN – For the 13th consecutive year, F&M Bank holds the top position in Montgomery County’s market share of deposits, according to the FDIC annual summary of insured deposits published last Friday (September 30th).  F&M also retained its top position in Stewart County, a ranking it achieved in 2015.

Annual market share reports are based on FDIC-insured deposits of banks and thrifts through June 30th, and includes 11 financial institutions in Montgomery County and three in Stewart County.

Sammy Stuard, F&M Bank President and CEO.

Sammy Stuard, F&M Bank President and CEO.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to help lead regional Mayors Caucus

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan was elected co-vice chair of the Middle Tennessee Mayors Caucus as the regional partnership of mayors and county executives met this week to choose officers and endorse state action on transportation funding.

The caucus also elected Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson as its new chairman and Metro Nashville Mayor Megan Barry as a co-vice chair.  Anderson steps into the position held by Franklin Mayor Ken Moore for the past three years.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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F&M Bank announces CardValet® Program

 

F&M BankClarksville, TN – F&M Bank is pleased to announce the rollout of its new CardValet® program for cardholders who want to manage their debit card through their mobile devices.

With the new F&M CardValet Mobile App, customers can control card spending on the go.

It is simple, download CardValet from Google Play™ or the App StoreSM and immediately begin enjoying it’s features.

Sammy Stuard, F&M Bank President and CEO.

Sammy Stuard, F&M Bank President and CEO.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports Equine Piroplasmosis Detected in 17 Horses

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The Tennessee veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of Equine Piroplasmosis (EP) in a group of racing Quarter Horses in Tennessee.

EP is a blood parasite that affects equines. Although it can be transmitted through infected ticks, today it is more commonly spread by blood and blood products through the sharing of needles, syringes or improperly cleaned and disinfected dental, tattoo, surgical or blood product equipment between infected and uninfected horses.

Equine Piroplasmosis is an acute tick borne disease of Equids (horses, mules, donkeys, and zebras) with a greater than 50% mortality rate.

Equine Piroplasmosis is an acute tick borne disease of Equids (horses, mules, donkeys, and zebras) with a greater than 50% mortality rate.

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Escaped Inmate Quinton Stewart after being placed on TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted List

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – An inmate of the Tennessee Department of Correction, who walked from a work detail, has been captured, several hours after being placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list.

Quinton Stewart (DOB 5-1-82) was wanted by the Tennessee Department of Correction and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for an escape from a work detail originating from Riverbend Maximum Security Prison in Davidson County on Thursday.

Quinton Stewart back in custody after walking off work detail Thursday.

Quinton Stewart back in custody after walking off work detail Thursday.

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Clarksville City Judge Charles Smith spoke at 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2016Cunningham, TN – On Saturday, July 30th, 2016 City Judge Charles Smith talked at the 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic put on by the Central Civitan Club.

“I am the City Judge. I have had the privilege of being in that positive for 15 years now. I am on the ballot in November,” Smith stated.

“I have talked to a couple of folks out here today that said they had voted for me. I appreciate that vote. But, it’s so confusing that you have some judicial races on the August ballot and the city judge race is on the ballot in November,” said Smith. “Remember in November as your voting for other candidates, when you get to the city judge position, vote for Charles Smith.”

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Tennessee Department of Corrections Minimum Security Inmate Walks Off

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionsNashville, TN – This afternoon a minimum custody inmate under indirect supervision walked away from his assigned community service crew at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Nashville.

The inmate, Quinton Stewart #308683, was being housed at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution and was serving 25 years for Second Degree Murder from Rutherford County. He was set to expire his sentence in October 2019.

Quinton Stewart escaped this afternoon while doing community service at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Nashville.

Quinton Stewart escaped this afternoon while doing community service at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Nashville.

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Severe Thunderstorms possible today for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) says hazardous weather is possible today for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee.

There is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. A few storms may become strong to severe, especially West of Interstate 65.

The main threat will be damaging straight line winds and localized flooding through 9:00pm.

Strong to Severe Thunderstorms likely today for Clarksville-Montgomery County

Strong to Severe Thunderstorms likely today for Clarksville-Montgomery County

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