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Clarksville Police are looking for a Man for Questioning in the Shooting Death of Charles Sims

 

Clarksville Police Need the Public’s Assistance in Locating Danyon Lydell Dowlen

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – A man, Danyon Lydell Dowlen, is wanted by Clarksville Police for questioning in the shooting death of Charles Wilbert Sims (also known as Tutu) and has a warrant on file for Felon in Possession of a Firearm; Bond $100,000.

Police are looking for Dowlen and believe he is in the local area, but may be trying to flee from Clarksville.

An eyewitness came forward and advised law enforcement that Danyon Dowlen and Charles Sims were involved in a gun fight within the same area where the Sims’ body was found.

Clarksville Police are looking for Danyon Dowlen.

Clarksville Police are looking for Danyon Dowlen.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports Tennessee’s Apple Crop Down, But Still Delicious, Despite Challenging Season

 

Nashville, TN – Despite weather challenges in 2012, Tennessee apple orchards will yield about 7.5 million lbs. of apples for harvest before a hard freeze ends the season. Typically the state produces closer to 9 million lbs. of apples between June and the end of October.

This is good news for lovers of local, seasonal foods, who know that apples are one of the few foods that can be stored fresh through the winter.

Old Fashion American Apple Pie

Old Fashion American Apple Pie

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Section of Clarksville Greenway to Close for Repairs

 

Clarksville GreenwayClarksville, TN – A section of the Clarksville Greenway will be closed to the public September 20t-21st, 2012 and September 24th-25th, 2012, for erosion control mediation.

The partial closure will begin at the top of the large hill before the small pedestrian bridge about a mile and a half down on the trail located to the right of the Pollard Road trail head. The beginning of the trail along with the trail to the left of the Pollard Road trail head will continue to remain open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University awards scholarships to area High School Students

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has awarded scholarships to the following 2012 area high school graduates:

Raven Brown, Clarksville High School, received the Presidential Scholarship. Brown plans to major in nursing at APSU.

Kristen Austion, Montgomery Central High School, received the Dean’s Scholarship. Austion plans to major in biology at APSU. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police release name of Tuesday night’s Shooting Victim

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On September 18th, 2012, Clarksville Police responded to a shooting in progress and found a man shot in the area of Reynolds Street and Dodd Street. The man died from the injury.

The deceased man’s name is Charles Wilbert Sims (B/M, DOB: 7-28-62). The crime scene team completed processing of the Dodd Street and Reynolds Street area.

Clarksville Police investigate the scene at Reynolds and Dodd Street where they found a man shot. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police investigate the scene at Reynolds and Dodd Street where they found a man shot. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Tennessee Emergency Management Agency’s ReadyTN app now available on iPhone and iPad

 

Tennessee Emergency Management AgencyNashville, TN – Tennesseans can download Ready TN, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency’s (TEMA) popular smartphone preparedness application, to iPhone and iPad devices and access the application’s information and resources on hazards and how to be ready for emergencies.

“It is incredibly important Tennesseans take time to prepare for emergencies, and this new app from TEMA is designed to be responsive to our customers, the taxpayers,” Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said. “Citizens are relying increasingly on their mobile devices for relevant and timely information, and the ReadyTN app delivers critical tips and resources to Tennesseans so they can be prepared the next time a disaster strikes.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Football lose Antwaun Majors for the season with Knee Injury

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Senior safety Antwaun Majors, Austin Peay State University’s leading tackler the past two seasons, will miss the season’s remainder after injuring his knee during last Saturday’s game against Tennessee State.

Antwaun Majors

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Tennessee Department of Health report “Cholesterol: Friend and Enemy of Healthy Aging”

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Whether you’re in your twenties or your sixties, you can reduce your chances of having a stroke or developing heart disease by learning about “bad” and “good” cholesterol. This knowledge isn’t just for “old people;” strokes and heart disease happen to people of all ages.

In Tennessee from 2007 to 2011, some 16,241 people died from stroke; of these, 1,307 or eight percent were under the age of 55. Similarly, from 2007 to 2011 there were 71,625 Tennesseans who died from heart disease; of these, 8,226 or 11.5 percent were under the age of 55. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Football’s Cody Tucker suspended for violation of team policy

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Cody Tucker, a senior fullback on the Austin Peay State University football team, has been suspended indefinitely for violation of team policy. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from September 14th and 15th, 2012

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols between September 14th – September 15th, 2012, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 102 vehicles stopped and 128 charges issued.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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