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Fort Campbell will observe a National Day of Mourning for Former President George H.W. Bush

 

Fort Campbell

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell will observe the National Day of Mourning for Former President George H.W. Bush on December 5th, 2018.

Non-mission essential personnel should not report for duty and non-mission essential activities will be impacted by this closure. Mission-essential personnel will report to work and mission-essential activities will take place.

Contact your supervisor if you have questions. Contact any offices/organizations you were planning to visit on Wednesday to ensure if they will be open or closed.

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush

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City of Clarksville Flags to fly at half-staff to honor President George H.W. Bush

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan directs that the United States, State and City flags be flown at half-staff at all City of Clarksville offices and facilities until sunset Sunday, December 30th, 2018.

This is in keeping with the Presidential proclamation issued Saturday afternoon to fly the United States Flag at half-staff in honor and tribute to the memory of President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday.

American Flag at Half Staff

American Flag at Half Staff

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City of Clarksville Flags to fly at half-staff until sunset November 10th

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan directs that the United States, Tennessee State and City flags be flown at half-staff at all City of Clarksville offices and facilities until sunset Saturday, November 10th, 2018.

This is in keeping with the Presidential proclamation to fly the U.S. Flag at half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the shooting tragedy on November 7th in Thousand Oaks, California.

American Flag at Half Staff

American Flag at Half Staff

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices Drop to Seven-Month Lows

 

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AAANashville, TN Tennesseans are finding the lowest prices at the pump since April. The state average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.56 – 17 cents less than this year’s high, and 28 cents more than this time last year. 

Gas prices continued their downward trek last week, declining another 5 cents.  The state average declined for the 24th consecutive day on Sunday, for a total discount of 14 cents.

AAA believes the highest gas prices of the year are behind us.

AAA believes the highest gas prices of the year are behind us.

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City of Clarksville Flags to fly at half-staff until sunset October 31st

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan directs that the U.S., State and City flags be flown at half-staff at all City of Clarksville offices and facilities until sunset Wednesday, October 31st, 2018.

This is in keeping with the Presidential proclamation to fly the U.S. Flag at half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue tragedy on October 27th in Pittsburgh, PA.

American Flag at Half Staff

American Flag at Half Staff

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NASA releases plan to return to the Moon, travel to Mars

 

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NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – In December of 2017, President Donald Trump signed Space Policy Directive-1, in which the president directed NASA “to lead an innovative and sustainable program of exploration with commercial and international partners to enable human expansion across the solar system and to bring back to Earth new knowledge and opportunities.”

In answer to that bold call, and consistent with the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017, NASA recently submitted to Congress a plan to revitalize and add direction to NASA’s enduring purpose.

NASA's Exploration Campaign to land astronauts on the moon and build lunar orbiting platform. (NASA)

NASA’s Exploration Campaign to land astronauts on the moon and build lunar orbiting platform. (NASA)

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City of Clarksville Flags to fly at half-staff until McCain’s interment

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan directs that the United States, State and City flags be flown at half-staff at all City of Clarksville offices and facilities.

This is in keeping with the Presidential proclamation issued Monday afternoon to fly the U.S. Flag at half-staff as a mark of respect for U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona, who died Saturday. The flags will remain at half-staff until McCain’s interment.

American Flag at Half Staff

American Flag at Half Staff

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Marsha Blackburn: This Week From Washington – June 3rd, 2018

 

Congressman Marsha Blackburn

7th District of Tennessee

U.S. CongressWashington, D.C. – The Tennessee Valley Corridor summit is an annual event bringing together the best of our innovators, engineers and technologists. It was an honor to return to provide an update on some of our work.

We had a wonderful discussion about ways that the United States will continue to lead the world when it comes to technology. Whether it’s the transition from 4G to 5G, which will bring industries together to develop new technologies, or how self-driving cars factor into that equation, America must lead.

Tennessee Valley Corridor summit

Tennessee Valley Corridor summit

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U.S. President Donald J. Trump Proclaims Memorial Day, May 28th, 2018, as a Day of Prayer for Permanent Peace

 

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

President of the United States SealWashington, D.C. – On Memorial Day, we pause in solemn gratitude to pay tribute to the brave patriots who laid down their lives defending peace and freedom while in military service to our great Nation.  We set aside this day to honor their sacrifice and to remind all Americans of the tremendous price of our precious liberty.

Throughout the history of our Republic, courageous Americans have purchased our cherished freedom with their lives.  Our 151 national cemeteries serve as the final resting place for millions of people, including veterans from every war and conflict, many of whom died while serving our country. 

United States President Donald J. Trump

United States President Donald J. Trump

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Austin Peay State University leads national conservation effort with Southeastern Grasslands Initiative

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, Dr. Dwayne Estes, Austin Peay State University professor of botany, was eating lunch with Henry Paulson, the former U.S. Treasury Secretary under President George W. Bush, and his wife, Wendy Paulson, when the conversation suddenly turned to prairies.

Between bites, Estes explained that for thousands of years, grasslands covered much of the southern United States, but today, more than 90 percent of this vast habitat, along with the different creatures that called these grasslands home, has disappeared.

Austin Peay State University Professor of Biology, Dr. Dwayne Estes, leads a tour through Baker Prairie Natural Area.

Austin Peay State University Professor of Biology, Dr. Dwayne Estes, leads a tour through Baker Prairie Natural Area.

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