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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam host “Christmas at the Capitol”

 

Haslams kick off event and holiday season with lighting of state Christmas tree

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam tonight hosted “Christmas at the Capitol” in joining with state employees, their families and visitors to the Capitol to celebrate the holiday season.

“This is a time to reflect on all of our blessings and to celebrate with friends and family,” Haslam said. “Crissy and I wish Tennesseans a safe and happy holiday season and appreciate the honor of serving our citizens.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Offensive woes continue for Austin Peay Governors Basketball in Lipscomb loss

 

APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team had its season-opening drought continued with a 67-59 loss at Lipscomb, Monday night.

The Govs committed a season-high 23 turnovers and shot only 39-percent from the floor, including 2-of-17 from behind the arc.  It was sixth time this season for the Govs to shoot under 40 percent.

Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Exit 11 Update

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – At this evening’s Executive Session I asked Mayor McMillan about the current project status at Exit 11. You will recall the issues and road options I raise my article yesterday.

I asked the mayor were we proceeding with the Tennessee Department of Transportation plan as described by Representative Curtis Johnson (using the right-of-way that the state owned, the state funding the $1.3 million price tag, etc) or were we looking at the plan quoted by Councilman Burkhart that would require additional money from either the city or somewhere else to buy land to give it to the state and have them move the exit ramp to intersect with Sango Road. «Read the rest of this article»

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Egbert contract not renewed as Austin Peay Volleyball coach

 

APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Volleyball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics has announced it will not renew the contract of head volleyball coach Bill Egbert.

That announcement was made Monday.

Austin Peay Volleyball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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December First Thursday Art Walk

 

Historic Downtown Clarksville

Clarksville, TN – You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for the monthly Art Walk, on December 1st, from 5:00pm–8:00pm.

Kendall Welsh from ARTifacts, sent us this information about November’s artistic extravaganza. Participating merchants include The Framemaker, Ingredients, New South Coffee, ARTifacts,  Hodgepodge, and many more. «Read the rest of this article»

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Magic at the Museum returns December 17th

 

Magic at the MuseumClarksville, TN – Magic at the Museum returns just in time for Christmas to the Customs House Museum.  Sponsored by Better Homes and Garden Real Estate, children of all ages will be entertained with balloon tricks, face painting and an incredible stage show featuring magician Russ Nowack.

The fun begins at 2:00pm when the Customs House opens its doors for a free tour of the museum, while children get their faces painted and watch balloon artists shape their favorite balloon character. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Heightened Traffic Patrol Statistics for the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department officers were out, November 23rd, 25th, 26th, and 27th, in an effort to improve traffic safety and reduce crashes.

November 23rd, officers were on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard focusing on aggressive, distracted driving, traffic, and seatbelt violations. November 25th, commonly referred to as “Black Friday”, officers expanded the scope of their enforcement to include the area around St. Bethlehem. «Read the rest of this article»

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Comments on the Executive Agenda Part 2

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The other item I wished to comment on for your info and consideration are efforts to fix traffic problem at Exit 11.  Many of you know that my efforts to gain stoplights at the Sango Road – MLK/Hwy 76 intersection go back to 2000.  A study effort request that I submitted on behalf of several neighborhoods back at that time did not support stoplights.

After being elected to the council in 2007, I made another request to have the area looked for traffic volume and stoplight needs.  Again the study did not support the need.  Around 2009 I again asked for a study from the state and it was performed.  It showed a greater volume of traffic but not for enough hours of the day. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Welcomes Home 102 Soldiers from the 194th Military Police Company Sunday night

 

Cold rainy weather can’t dampen the spirits of returning Soldiers and their Families

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On a cold rainy night 102 soldiers from the 194th Military Police Company, 101st Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners), returned to Fort Campbell after a 9 month deployment to Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Family and friends of the returning soldiers had gathered together to give their loved ones a proper welcome home. We arrived right as the announcement that the flight was 15 minutes out was made over the PA system.  So as we entered the family members were getting themselves weather ready. Normally when the family members are allowed to head outdoors it’s a mad dash to get outside so they can claim the best spots, but due to the rain most of the family members waited inside until the plane had actually touched down.

The 102 Soldiers of the 194th Military Police Company

The 102 Soldiers of the 194th Military Police Company

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Customer Foils a Face Painted Man’s Attempted Robbery

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On November 27th, 2011, around 9:30pm, 911 received an odd call about a suspicious person inside of Walgreens, 1954 Madison Street.

The caller said a man inside of Walgreens appeared to be wearing some sort of facial make up to alter his appearance, wearing all black clothing, hanging around the pharmacy, went outside to smoke, was watching people, and then reentered the store.

Blake Aguirre inside the store. (Photo by CPD)

Blake Aguirre inside the store. (Photo by CPD)

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