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Montgomery County Unemployment increases in July

 

Tennessee County July 2014 Unemployment report

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – County unemployment rates for July 2014, released today, show the rate increased in 86 counties, decreased in five, and remained the same in four counties. Montgomery County’s unemployment rate rose 0.3 percent from 7.7 percent in June to 8.0 percent in July.

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APSU Governors Football set for Friday afternoon scrimmage

 

Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage for the final time in preparation for the 2014 football season, 4:00pm, Friday, at the APSU intramural field.

With the scrimmage Friday and classes starting Monday, it signals an  end to preseason camp as the Governors prepare to open the 2014 seasons, 6:00pm, Saturday, August 30th, against Memphis in the Liberty Bowl.

Austin Peay State University's football team will scrimmage for a second time Friday afternoon at the APSU Intramural Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage for a second time Friday afternoon at the APSU Intramural Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police investigates False Report of Alleged Rape

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – In regards to the alleged rape reported on August 5th, 2014, at Dunbar Cave State Park, the Clarksville Police Department is investigating this incident as a False Report.

District 3 Detectives have discovered evidence that the information provided by the victim is not truthful. The CPD is consistently concerned with public safety and wanted to assure our citizens that this case was not a random act of violence in one of our parks.

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Shelbyville Tennessee Soldier missing for nearly 70 years Will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on October 22nd, 2014

 

Private First Class Cecil Garris’ remains recovered in France

Tennessee Department of Veterans AffairsNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder recognize the service and sacrifice of Private First Class Cecil E. Harris of Shelbyville, TN.

Harris was serving with the 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division on January 2nd, 1945 when his platoon was holding a defensive position in Dambach, France near the German border during World War II.

Private First Class Cecil E. Harris of Shelbyville, Tennessee to be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

Private First Class Cecil E. Harris of Shelbyville, Tennessee to be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Cross Country picked seventh in preseason poll

 

APSU Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – After graduating four seniors from last season’s sixth-place squad, Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team was picked to finish seventh in the annual preseason coaches poll, released Wednesday.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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Montgomery County Farm visited by TSU Tennessee New Farmer Academy for New Farmers, Ranchers and Returning Veterans participants

 

Tennessee State University Cooperative ExtensionMontgomery County, TN – Tennessee State University is conducting a New Farmer Academy and Montgomery County was honored to host and provide education to participants. Six participant’s visited McCraw’s Strawberry Ranch this past Monday, August 18th.

Billy and Teresa McCraw, owners and 2014 recipients of the Small Farmers Award in Alternative Enterprises category, demonstrated how they plant plasticulture strawberries.

Billy & Teresa Reints McCraw demonstrating the plastic layer for plasticulture strawberries. This machine builds the beds in the soil, lays the plastic and the irrigation line all at the same time at McCraw's Strawberry Ranch.

Billy & Teresa Reints McCraw demonstrating the plastic layer for plasticulture strawberries. This machine builds the beds in the soil, lays the plastic and the irrigation line all at the same time at McCraw’s Strawberry Ranch.

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Manna Café to host 3rd Annual Pirate Fest October 10th

 

Manna Café MinistriesClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries is excited to announce the third annual Pirate Fest and Chili Cook-Off on October 10th, 2014.

They are inviting local businesses and organizations to become T-shirt sponsors, and chili cook-off teams to take part in the competition. To sign up or make inquiries, please contact . «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports West Washington Street Closed

 

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed West Washington Street between South Spring Street and South First Street for water service line replacement work. Motorists will be detoured to South Spring and South First streets.

Construction crews anticipate the work to be finished by approximately 1:00pm.

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APSU Governors Basketball has Seven 20-win teams among 2014-15 opponents

 

Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Tentative schedule released

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University 2014-15 Men’s basketball schedule will feature seven opponents that won 20 or more games a year ago.

The Governors’ slate will include 14 home regular-season games plus two exhibitions. That home calendar will see the Govs play North Florida for the first time, a 2:00pm New Year’s Eve contest.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Firefighters Local #3180 and Servpro of Montgomery County donate pallet of copy paper to Clarksville-Montgomery County Teachers Warehouse

 

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Firefighters Local #3180 and Servpro of Montgomery County teamed together to make a donation to the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s Teachers Warehouse. The donation of a pallet of copy paper fills a constant need for area teachers.

“Through our contacts with Mrs. Candy Johnson we learned a lot about the Teachers Warehouse. We come to find out that one of the things that they’re always in need of, and they’re really hurting for is copy paper,” said David Kirkland, President of Clarksville Firefighters Local #3180. “I guess it’s just because of the fact that the classrooms have become much more automated; and there a lot more stuff that has to be run off, and copied.”

David Kirkland, President -Clarksville Firefighters Asso. Local 3180 & Candy Johnson, CMCSS Foundation and Community Relations Director, Gary Orr, Construction Manager for Servpro of Montgomery County, Rebecca Dyer-CMCSS Foundation and Community Relations Assistant, and Gavin Parchman, Business Development Manager Servpro of Montgomery County

David Kirkland, President -Clarksville Firefighters Asso. Local 3180 & Candy Johnson, CMCSS Foundation and Community Relations Director, Gary Orr, Construction Manager for Servpro of Montgomery County, Rebecca Dyer-CMCSS Foundation and Community Relations Assistant, and Gavin Parchman, Business Development Manager Servpro of Montgomery County

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