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101st Airborne Soldier receives Soldier’s Medal after saving Two from Burning Vehicle

 

Written by Sgt. Samantha Stoffregen
101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in the moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

The fitting Martin Luther King Jr. quote is a personal favorite of Staff Sgt. Nicholas Davis, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Artillery cannon crew member and section chief. Davis, an Ellijay, Georgia, native, received the Soldier’s Medal, January 22nd, at Shaw Gymnasium in front of his unit and division leadership, for his actions that saved two lives last year.

Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commanding general, pins the Soldier’s Medal on Staff Sgt. Nicholas Davis, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Abn. Div. (AASLT) Artillery cannon crew member and section chief, during a ceremony held at Fort Campbell, Jan. 22. Davis, an Ellijay, Georgia, native and seven-year combat veteran with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, received the award for heroism and his lifesaving actions when he rescued a couple from a burning vehicle, June 9, 2017.

Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commanding general, pins the Soldier’s Medal on Staff Sgt. Nicholas Davis, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Abn. Div. (AASLT) Artillery cannon crew member and section chief, during a ceremony held at Fort Campbell, Jan. 22. Davis, an Ellijay, Georgia, native and seven-year combat veteran with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, received the award for heroism and his lifesaving actions when he rescued a couple from a burning vehicle, June 9, 2017.

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American Heart Association says Neighborhood factors may predict Heart Failure

 

Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Neighborhood-level socioeconomic factors in low-income areas may significantly predict heart failure risk beyond individual health factors and socioeconomic status, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.

The study compared census tract data on socioeconomic deprivation – a clustering of neighborhood-level variables of wealth, education, occupation and housing patterns – and heart failure rates among 27,078 middle-aged whites and African-Americans from the Southeastern states.

Improvements in community resources such as exercise facilities, healthy food outlets and medical facilities could benefit residents. (American Heart Association)

Improvements in community resources such as exercise facilities, healthy food outlets and medical facilities could benefit residents. (American Heart Association)

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Clarksville Police respond to Fatality Crash on 101st Parkway

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report that on Thursday, December 14th, 2017 around 4:30am, a 2007 Kia Optima, driven by a 37 year old man, was traveling east on 101st Parkway at a high rate of speed, went off the right side of the roadway for an unknown reason.

The vehicle then hit a rock embankment, flipped several times, the driver was ejected, and the vehicle came to rest near the West Fork Bridge.

Clarksville Police report a Kia Optima went off the road on 101st Parkway, flipped several times and the driver was ejected. The driver died later from his injuries. (Officer Szczerbiak, CPD)

Clarksville Police report a Kia Optima went off the road on 101st Parkway, flipped several times and the driver was ejected. The driver died later from his injuries. (Officer Szczerbiak, CPD)

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Clarksville Police reports Motorcycle Crash Sends One to Hospital

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On December 2nd, 2017 around 4:02pm, Clarksville Police reports a 2011 GMC Terrain, driven by a female in her 60s was southbound in the left turn only lane on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

She was turning left into a business at 1767 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and did not yield to a motorcycle traveling north on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

Yamaha motorcycle crashed into a GMC Terrain on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard Saturday afternoon. (Officer Parkes, CPD)

Yamaha motorcycle crashed into a GMC Terrain on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard Saturday afternoon. (Officer Parkes, CPD)

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Clarksville Police are looking for Homicide Suspect Involved in Double Overnight Shooting in Clarksville

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Saturday night, November 11th, 2017, around 11:08pm, the 911 center received multiple calls of shots fired at 405 Beech Street. When Clarksville Police Officers arrived, they found a man in his 20’s lying on the ground who had been shot.

Officers also located a juvenile female, inside of an apartment, who had been shot in the leg. Both victims were transported by ambulance to Tennova Healthcare in extremely critical condition.

Clarksville Police are looking for (L) Timothy Hutcherson and (R) Dashaun Ramey in connection to a double shooting that took place on Beech Street Saturday night.

Clarksville Police are looking for (L) Timothy Hutcherson and (R) Dashaun Ramey in connection to a double shooting that took place on Beech Street Saturday night.

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Clarksville Police release name of shooting victim on Hundred Oaks Drive

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Officers responded to a shooting in progress at a Hundred Oaks Drive residence on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017. When they arrived, they found a male in his 30s who had sustained a gunshot wound to the torso area. He later died from his injury at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The deceased man’s name is Christopher Lane, 34, of Clarksville.

Clarksville Police responded to a shooting in progress at a residence at Hundred Oaks Drive Tuesday night. (CPD, Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police responded to a shooting in progress at a residence at Hundred Oaks Drive Tuesday night. (CPD, Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police are looking for Dalton Lawrence for Overnight Stabbing

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 around 11:00pm, CPD Officers responded to a stabbing which had already occurred in the area of Golden Drive.

When officers arrived they found a 35 year old man who had sustained knife wounds to his arm and stomach. The investigation uncovered the 35 year old and his girlfriend had given Dalton Lawrence a ride to a Golden Drive house to hang out with friends.

Clarksville Police are looking for Dalton Lawrence who has Two Aggravated Assault and Theft of Motor Vehicle warrants on file.

Clarksville Police are looking for Dalton Lawrence who has Two Aggravated Assault and Theft of Motor Vehicle warrants on file.

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Clarksville Police say Vehicle Crash Sends Two to Hospital

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, October 27th, 2017 around 8:43am, Clarksville Police report a 2004 Mazda driven by a 35 year old man was traveling southbound on Peachers Mill Road when it crossed into the northbound lane striking a 2008 Honda Accord, traveling northbound on Peachers Mill Road driven by a 50 year old woman.

The collision caused the Mazda to flip over onto its roof. The driver of the Honda had to be extricated.

Vehicle accident occurred on Peachers Mill Road early Friday morning.

Vehicle accident occurred on Peachers Mill Road early Friday morning.

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Clarksville Police find Guns and Ammo in Residence of Commerce Street Barricaded Suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – When Clarksville Police Officers ended the standoff on Commerce Street and entered the residence they found a .380 caliber Semi-automatic pistol, a .12 gauge shotgun, and the AK (Kalashnikov) variant rifle.

There were 267 rounds of 7.62x39mm rifle ammunition, 117 rounds of 9mm ammunition, and 14 rounds of .12 gauge shotgun ammunition.

AK (Kalashnikov) variant rifle found in the Commerce Street residence after the standoff.

AK (Kalashnikov) variant rifle found in the Commerce Street residence after the standoff.

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Clarksville Police release additional information on Commerce Street Barricaded Suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – When the Clarksville Police Department TACT Team members enter the residence on Commerce Street and took Darren Vance, a 50-year-old black male visitor from Louisville, Kentucky into custody shortly before 4:00am Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 they discovered the suspect had a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his abdomen.

Officers immediately worked with local emergency medical services to rush the wounded man to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by Life-Flight helicopter.

Clarksville Police find a .380 caliber Semi-automatic pistol, a .12 gauge shotgun, and the AK (Kalashnikov) variant rifle when they took Commerce Street Barricade suspect Darren Vance into custody.

Clarksville Police find a .380 caliber Semi-automatic pistol, a .12 gauge shotgun, and the AK (Kalashnikov) variant rifle when they took Commerce Street Barricade suspect Darren Vance into custody.

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