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Austin Peay State University gets $1.3 million federal grant to open Veterans Upward Bound Office

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Military veterans looking to attend college will now have a strong advocate at Austin Peay State University thanks to the recent awarding of a five-year, $1.3 million U.S. Department of Education TRiO grant.

The new grant will allow the University to open a Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) office on campus to serve 125 veterans from Fort Campbell and Houston County, Montgomery County, Robertson County and Stewart County.

APSU receives grant to open Veterans Upward Bound office on campus.

APSU receives grant to open Veterans Upward Bound office on campus.

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Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Eugene Keel had lasting impact on Clarksville

 

Clarksville mourns passing of man who led Fire Department from 1985-99

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Fire Chief Gordon Eugene Keel, who served the citizens of Clarksville for 47 years as a firefighter and Fire Department leader, died Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, at his home in Port Royal, TN. He was 87.

Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Mike Roberts, who was hired, trained and promoted into department leadership by Chief Keel, spoke with fondness and respect for his mentor on Wednesday.

Gordon Eugene Keel

Gordon Eugene Keel

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Nashville State Community College presidential search committee selected, Public Forum and Committee meeting set for October 25th

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – A Search Advisory Committee has been appointed to lead the search for the next president of Nashville State Community College, and the committee will convene its first meeting October 25th, 2017 after a public forum to gather campus and community input.

The 19-member committee includes five members of the Tennessee Board of Regents, the college’s governing board, and representatives of the Nashville State faculty, staff, students and alumni and the region the college serves. It will be chaired by Board of Regents Member Joey Hatch, a Nashville State alumnus.

Nashville State Community College

Nashville State Community College

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F&M Bank Tops Montgomery County and Stewart County Market Share Rankings Again

 

F&M BankClarksville, TN – During a 12-month period when Montgomery County’s total bank deposits jumped by $175.8 million, F&M Bank remained in the top position among FDIC-insured banks with a 19.01% market share.  It is the 14th consecutive year that F&M has maintained its market-leading ranking.

The fact that seven of the 11 Montgomery County banks have 10% or more of deposit market share underscores the extraordinary competitiveness within the market.

The updated market share reports – recently posted on the FDIC website – are based on federally insured deposits of banks and thrifts through June 30th, 2017.

Sammy Stuard, F&M Bank President and CEO.

Sammy Stuard, F&M Bank President and CEO.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held October 5th, 2017

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch through Friday

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and the northwest half of Middle Tennessee. Heavy rain will persist through Friday as Tropical Depression Harvey moves across the area.

Total rainfall amounts through Friday are expected to range from around 2 inches across southern parts of the Cumberland Plateau, to about 4 inches across the Nashville metro area, to between 5 and 8 inches around Clarksville and Land Between the Lakes.

As rainfall amounts accumulate over a period of days, flooding may develop, particularly in areas to the west and north of Nashville.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until late this evening

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and across Middle Tennessee through 7:00pm CT this evening.

Showers and thunderstorms, some with torrential downpours, are expected across Middle Tennessee today. Rainfall rates of up to an inch an hour are possible with the strongest showers and storms.

Heavy rain expect today across Clarksville-Montgomery County until 7:00pm tonight.

Heavy rain expect today across Clarksville-Montgomery County until 7:00pm tonight.

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New APSU Scholarship honors trailblazing history professor Betty Joe Wallace

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, several of Betty Joe Wallace’s friends and former students gathered in the Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center for a special memorial dinner honoring the late history professor.

On that winter evening, under the warm lights of the center’s ballroom, attendees heard familiar stories about this trailblazing woman who helped found both the African-American Studies and the Women’s and Gender Studies programs at Austin Peay.

Betty Joe Wallace

Betty Joe Wallace

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Showers and Thunderstorms expected for Clarksville-Montgomery County tonight and tomorrow

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville Tennessee has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across Middle Tennessee this afternoon into tonight, especially west of I-65. Some storms may be strong and produce high winds, heavy rainfall, and localized flooding.

60% chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

60% chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until Saturday morning

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee that is in effect today, Friday, June 23rd, until 10:00am Saturday morning.

Remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy will move through the mid state Friday evening, bringing additional rainfall on top of amounts received yesterday and last night. Additional rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 2.5 inches, with locally higher amounts possible.

Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until 10:00am Saturday morning.

Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until 10:00am Saturday morning.

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