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Fort Campbell Shooting Suspect Dies

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A Fort Campbell Soldier who was apprehended early Saturday morning following a pursuit by Georgia State Police has died from wounds suffered during an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound sustained at the time of the incident.

Specialist Rico L. Rawls Jr., 22, was pronounced dead at approximately 2:00pm, Monday afternoon.

Rawls Jr. was wanted for questioning in connection with the death of his spouse, Jessica T. Rawls, who was discovered deceased from an apparent gunshot wound Friday evening by Military Police responding to an alleged domestic dispute in on-post housing. «Read the rest of this article»

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Child Abuse Prevention Poster Contest Winners Announced

 

Entries on display at several Nashville and Clarksville locations through April 30th

Catholic Charities of TennesseeNashville, TN – Kindergarten through eighth grade students attending four Clarksville and Nashville schools created winning entries in the 2012 Child Abuse Prevention Poster Contest sponsored by Catholic Charities of Tennessee. The more than 150 posters entries received illustrated the theme, ““A Happy Family Is…”.

Four Clarksville students won awards for their posters entered in the 2012 Child Abuse Prevention Poster Contest sponsored by Catholic Charities of Tennessee.  Alaina Chandler, pictured with her art teacher Nancy Diamond, won first place in the Kindergarten – 2nd grade category.  She is a second grade student at Immaculate Conception School.

Four Clarksville students won awards for their posters entered in the 2012 Child Abuse Prevention Poster Contest sponsored by Catholic Charities of Tennessee. Alaina Chandler, pictured with her art teacher Nancy Diamond, won first place in the Kindergarten – 2nd grade category. She is a second grade student at Immaculate Conception School.

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Tennessee Titans 2012 Schedule

 

Two Home Prime Time Games Highlight Tennessee Titans Schedule

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans return to the primetime football lineup with games against the New York Jets on Monday Night Football and their long-time rival the Pittsburgh Steelers on NFL Network. The Titans will open the 2012 season against the reigning AFC Champion New England Patriots at LP Field on September 9th.

“It is obviously exciting to open the season at home against a quality opponent in New England,” said head coach Mike Munchak. “They have been one of the best teams in the league for a number of years and the game will be a great test for us.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball begins six game road trip at Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

 

Austin Peay Baseball vs. Middle Tennessee

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 | First Pitch: 6:00pm
Murfreesboro, TN | Reese Smith Jr. Field (2,600)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team begins a six-game road trip – its longest of the 2012 campaign – when it visits Middle Tennessee for a 6:00pm, Wednesday non-conference contest.

Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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School Board Selects Dr. B.J. Worthington as Next Director of Schools for Clarksville Montgomery County School System

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemMontgomery County, TN – On August 1st, Dr. B.J. Worthington will become the twelfth Director of Schools for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board cast a unanimous vote for Dr. Worthington in special session Tuesday evening. The Board last week vetted and interviewed five candidates, which were recommended by the Tennessee School Boards Association, for consideration.

Dr. B.J. Worthington has been selected as the new Director of Schools for Clarksville Montgomery County School System.

Dr. B.J. Worthington has been selected as the new Director of Schools for Clarksville Montgomery County School System.

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Nashville Sounds, Oklahoma City RedHawks Game Postponed on Tuesday Night

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Tonight’s scheduled series opener at Greer Stadium between the Nashville Sounds and Oklahoma City RedHawks has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a 6:05pm doubleheader on Thursday evening, when the two teams will play a pair of seven-inning games.

Nashville and Oklahoma City will play an 11:05am Education Day game tomorrow morning at Greer Stadium to start their series. Gates open at 9:35am. «Read the rest of this article»

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City of Clarksville and Montgomery County to hold Public Comment session on Justice Assistance Grant

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and Montgomery County intend to submit a joint application for the 2012 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $60,434, with the funds to be shared equally between the County and the City for law enforcement and crime prevention activities.

Any person wishing to make a comment may attend a public comment period Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 1:00pm.  This session will be held at City Hall Finance Department, 1 Public Square, Clarksville, Tennessee.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball renews rivalry with Alabama A&M Lady Bulldogs

 

Austin Peay Softball vs. Alabama A&M

Wednesday, April 18th at 2:00pm
Bulldog Field | Huntsville, AL

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will step out of Ohio Valley Conference play, 2:00pm, Wednesday in Huntsville, AL, as it renews its rivalry with Alabama A&M.

Junior Morgan Brewer leads the Lady Govs pitching staff with a 6-11 win-loss mark this season and owns a 3.22 ERA to go with 85 strikeouts in 119.2 innings of work. Austin Peay Softball.

Junior Morgan Brewer leads the Lady Govs pitching staff with a 6-11 win-loss mark this season and owns a 3.22 ERA to go with 85 strikeouts in 119.2 innings of work. Austin Peay Softball.

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Clarksville Academy announces new Head of Upper School

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy, a Pre-K through 12th grade private college preparatory school, is pleased to announce the promotion of Erica Coleman as Head of Upper School. Head of Schools, Kay Drew announced Monday, that Mrs. Coleman would be stepping into this administrative role.

“I’m proud to announce the promotion of Erica Coleman to Head of Upper School. Erica has a love for Clarksville Academy that cannot be matched. Her history with the school, dedication, experience, love and respect for our students and faculty will make her wonderful Head of School.” said Drew. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports West Creek Drive Water Outage

 

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water construction crews have turned off water service on a section of West Creek Drive until approximately 4:30pm this afternoon to repair a fire hydrant.

The road is open to traffic.

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