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The Great Tennessee Airshow Is Set to Take Flight in Smyrna

 

The Great Tennessee Air ShowSmyrna, TN – The Great Tennessee Air Show has announced its complete powerhouse lineup for the 2016 show happening Saturday, June 4th and Sunday, June 5th at Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport. The beloved family outing for aviation enthusiasts will consist of a schedule of top air show talent featuring fan favorites such as the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team and Breitling Jet Team.

The Great Tennessee Air Show was rebranded in 2005 and prior events in Smyrna were known as Tennessee Aviation Days going all the way back to 1970. So, there is a long tradition of high-flying fun in the region and this year promises to be the best yet.

U.S. Navy Blue Angels to perform at The Great Tennessee Air Show in Smyrna

U.S. Navy Blue Angels to perform at The Great Tennessee Air Show in Smyrna

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Clarksville Police asks public help Identifying Suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Detective Channing Bartel is investigating a Fraud/False Pretense incident that occurred at the 2700 block of Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and is requesting public assistance in identifying the suspect.

The victim lost his wallet or had his pocket picked at the Cracker Barrel in Smyrna, TN. The victim reported the lost wallet to the bank in Smyrna initially, thinking he had lost the wallet.

If you can identify the suspect this photo, please call Detective Bartel at 931.648.0656 Ext 5144, or call or text the CrimeStoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477)—TEXT to 274637 (CRIMES).

If you can identify the suspect this photo, please call Detective Bartel at 931.648.0656 Ext 5144, or call or text the CrimeStoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477)—TEXT to 274637 (CRIMES).

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Tennessee House of Representatives Welcomes Japan’s Consul-General

 

Tennessee Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The Tennessee House of Representatives was pleased to welcome Mr. Masami Kinefuchi to attend Wednesday’s session of the House and to present him with a House Joint Resolution recognizing the great contribution he has made to the economy of Tennessee.

The consul-general’s job is to facilitate economic and cultural exchange between Japan and the United States. He has jurisdiction over five states—Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. In these five states, there are more than 400 Japanese companies.

In Tennessee there are over 180 Japanese-based business employing more than 46,000 individuals with the largest company being Nissan with an assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. Other Japanese companies in Tennessee are Denso, Bridgestone, Calsonic, and Yorozu.

Rep. Curtis Johnson on the far right presented the House Joint Resolution to Mr. Kinefuchi (4th from left). Also, from the left is the governor’s chief of state, Jim Henry; House Finance Chairman, Charles Sargent; and Speaker of the House Beth Harwell.

Rep. Curtis Johnson on the far right presented the House Joint Resolution to Mr. Kinefuchi (4th from left). Also, from the left is the governor’s chief of state, Jim Henry; House Finance Chairman, Charles Sargent; and Speaker of the House Beth Harwell.

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APSU gives tribute to late educator Dr. Preston J. Hubbard this afternoon

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A memorial to the life of former Austin Peay State University professor — and World War II hero — Dr. Preston J. Hubbard will take place March 30th at 5:00pm at the Preston Hubbard Veteran’s Colonnade on the University campus.

The event is open to the public, and all are invited to pay tribute to an educator who touched the lives of countless students, colleagues and friends.

(L to R) Preston J. Hubbard, age at the time: 23, Paul G. Inzer, age at the time: 16, and a soldier not identified. This picture is of a rest stop, on the Death March, in Balanga, Bataan.

(L to R) Preston J. Hubbard, age at the time: 23, Paul G. Inzer, age at the time: 16, and a soldier not identified. This picture is of a rest stop, on the Death March, in Balanga, Bataan.

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APSU Governors Football National Signing Day

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Wednesday, February 3rd is National Signing Day–the first for Austin Peay State University under football head coach Will Healy. As commitments come in, be sure to check back at www.LetsGoPeay.com throughout the day for rapid reaction, highlights and more.

And for Governors Club members, be sure to head over to the Roxy Regional Theatre on Franklin Street Wednesday night at 6:45pm to hear Coach Healy discuss Signing Day and the Governors football program.

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Clarksville Police request public help identifying Felony Theft of Property Suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Detective Rodney Lifsey is investigating multiple Felony Theft of Property cases involving one suspect and is requesting public assistance in identifying him. He has included three photos.

The most recent known case occurred on August 13th, 2015 at 4:17pm. The suspect came into Walmart at the 2300 block of Madison Street and went to the jewelry counter wanting to look at a diamond ring.

If anyone can identify the suspect in this photo, please call Detective Lifsey at 931.648.0656 Ext 5298 or the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

If anyone can identify the suspect in this photo, please call Detective Lifsey at 931.648.0656 Ext 5298 or the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reports 22 People Indicted in Joint Middle Tennessee Drug Investigation

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – Investigators from The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, and the Murfreesboro Police Department have obtained indictments for 22 individuals accused of being involved in a large-scale drug operation.

Beginning in July 2014, the three agencies embarked on a cooperative, large-scale effort, involving numerous overtime hours and resources, to develop information related to the sale and distribution of heroin and cocaine throughout Middle Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Athlete of the Week Brianne Alexander

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Freshman center Brianne Alexander, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Alexander averaged 12.0 points and 8.0 rebounds last week, helping Austin Peay earn a split on its road trip to Jacksonville State and Tennessee Tech. Her first career double-double – a 13-point, 10-rebound affair against the Gamecocks – paced the Lady Govs to a 57-54 win at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

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Instant Peay Play: Brianne Alexander’s quick start helps spark APSU Lady Govs basketball resent surge

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball player Brianne Alexander may have had to sit out the first half of the season for the Lady Govs basketball team with an injury, but her return to action has helped spark the team to a strong start in Ohio Valley Conference play.

Alexander, a 6-foot-1 freshman center from Smyrna, TN, missed the first 12 games of the regular season after tearing the meniscus in her knee – with the Lady Govs going 3-9 over that stretch.

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation serves search warrants in Prostitution, Human Trafficking Investigation

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working with law enforcement agencies from across the state, executed search warrants on four businesses Wednesday as part of an investigation into organized prostitution and human trafficking in Tennessee.

The investigation resulted in one person being arrested and two businesses being padlocked.

TBI agents received assistance from the Smyrna Police Department, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, Rockwood Police Department, Roane County Sheriff’s Office, 9th Judicial Drug Task Force, Athens Police Department, McMinn County Sheriff’s Department and Immigration Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations in executing the simultaneous search warrants. «Read the rest of this article»

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