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Hands on Clarksville Awarded National September 11th Day of Service Grant to continue Serve to Remember Program

 

Success of first-year effort receives National Recognition

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced today that Hands On Nashville’s Hands On Clarksville program has been awarded a $25,000 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance 10th Anniversary Challenge grant. With these funds, Hands On Clarksville’s 9/11 program, called Serve to Remember, will be supported through 2014.

Hands On Clarksville’s service effort was selected because it connected 890 volunteers with diverse community-enhancing projects between September 1st and 11th, 2011. That’s 48 percent more volunteers than organizers initially anticipated. «Read the rest of this article»

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Teen Club 24/7 and Eagles Middle School Program Fashion Show

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Get a peek at the most recent tween and teen trends as you watch them strut their stuff on the runway during the Teen Club 24/7 and Eagles Middle School Program annual fashion show.

This event will feature local youth sporting the hottest new clothes while showing off their personal style. The Fashion Show will be held at Wilson Theatre at 6:00pm on Saturday, October 15th. The cost is $2.00 per person for ages 5 and older; 4 and under is Free!

For more information about the Fashion Show, please call the Teen Club 24/7 at 270.956.1203/1031.

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Golf Govs in fifth at rain-shortened Cardinal Collegiate

 

APSU Sports Information: APSU Golf

Austin Peay State University GovernorsLouisville, KY – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team is tied for fifth at Louisville’s Cardinal Collegiate, after first-round action, Monday.

Overnight and early morning rain turned the event into a 36-hole tournament, forcing opening-round play to be suspended until the afternoon. The 18 teams will finish the tournament with an 18-hole final round, Tuesday.

APSU Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Local Author Charlotte Marshall to speak about her book Mullings and Musings II at the Public Library October 1st

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryMullings and Musings IIClarksville, TN – Charlotte O. Marshall, frequent contributor to the Cumberland Lore section of the Leaf-Chronicle and local author will be speaking about her book, “Mullings and Musings II” in the alcove next to the glass meeting room at the rear of the library at 2:00pm on Saturday, October 1st, with a book signing afterwards. «Read the rest of this article»

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Despite struggling day, Lady Govs in fourth at SIUE Tournament

 

APSU Sports Information: APSU Golf

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsEdwardsville, IL – Despite a disappointing performance, Austin Peay State University women’s golf team finds itself in fourth place after the first round of the SIUE Intercollegiate, sponsored by Double Tree.

APSU Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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TDOT resurfacing Ashland City Highway in Montgomery County

 

Tennessee Department of TransportationMontgomery County, TN – Work to resurface SR-12 / Ashland City Highway from the Cheatham – Montgomery County Line to Big McAdoo Creek, will begin on Thursday, September 29th.

Milling operations will begin Thursday and last until approximatley Tuesday, October 4th, with paving operations to follow starting, on or around, Wednesday, October 5th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Family travels same roads

 

Story by Spc. Michael Vanpool
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Staff Sgt. James McCullough deployed to the Persian Gulf with the 101st Airborne Division in support of Operation Desert Storm nearly 21 years ago. His son, Ryan, was born the day after he arrived back from his combat tour.

Fast forward to Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan: James and his first son, Spc. Ryan McCullough, are both providing convoy security in the same unit, the 1138th Transportation Company, a Missouri National Guard unit attached to the 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade.

Staff Sgt. James McCullough, a convoy commander with the 1138th Transportation Company, a Missouri National Guard unit attached to the 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, stands with his son, Spc. Ryan McCullough. Both father and son provide convoy security and resupply service members throughout eastern Afghanistan. (Photo by Spc. Michael Vanpool)

Staff Sgt. James McCullough, a convoy commander with the 1138th Transportation Company, a Missouri National Guard unit attached to the 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, stands with his son, Spc. Ryan McCullough. Both father and son provide convoy security and resupply service members throughout eastern Afghanistan. (Photo by Spc. Michael Vanpool)

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Bark in the Park, Saturday October 8th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Happy dogs and their owners are encouraged to come to this year’s Bark in the Park on Saturday, October 8th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Clarksville’s Bark Park located at Heritage Park (Corner of 101st Airborne Division Parkway and Peacher’s Mill Road).

Bring you dogs to Heritage Park Saturday, October 8th for Bark in the Park.

Bring you dogs to Heritage Park Saturday, October 8th for Bark in the Park.

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Kelly-Moore Paints comes to Clarksville via Cumberland Paints & Supply

 

Clarksville, TN – Painting your home is something that you want to do right the first time. Many people choose to do the job themselves, while others simply hire someone else to do it for them. The one area you don’t want to skimp on is the paint. You want the best quality paint  for the best price.

This is something a brand new Clarksville based business, Cumberland Paints & Supply is ready to help you with. They are the first Kelly-Moore Paints dealer east of the Mississippi River. If you have lived west of the Mississippi you have most likely already heard of, or used Kelly-Moore Paints.

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At least one statesman still exists

 
Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

Just when I make a statement that there are no real statesmen left, Lamar Alexander jumps up to remind me he is still on the scene.

Tennessee’s senior senator has stepped down from his leadership role in the Republican Senate leadership as a move of principle over politics. How encouraging! «Read the rest of this article»





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