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Clarksville Police report Vehicle Crash on Dover Road involving a Pedestrian

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – This evening, August 22nd, 2015 at 10:15pm, Clarksville Police Officers responded a traffic crash involving a pedestrian on Dover Road near Walker Circle.

A vehicle struck the pedestrian on the roadway. The pedestrian has severe injuries from the crash and will be transported to a medical facility. Travelers are asked to avoid this area if at all possible.

Clarksville Police work accident on Dover Road involving a pedestrian being struck.

Clarksville Police work accident on Dover Road involving a pedestrian being struck.

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Nashville Sounds hold off Albuquerque Isotopes rally for 3-2 win

 

First Tennessee Park Sells Out For 19th Time This Season, Hosts 10,717 Fans

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – In front of 10,717 fans at sold out First Tennessee Park, the Nashville Sounds won 3-2 over the Albuquerque Isotopes on Saturday night.

The Sounds recorded four hits over the first two innings, including two doubles, but were unable to score a run. Craig Gentry and Joey Wendle were both thrown out on plays at the plate in the first, and the game went to the third scoreless. The first two hitters in the Sounds’ lineup would get their revenge later in the contest.

Nashville Sounds take care of business Saturday night against Albuquerque Isotopes.

Nashville Sounds take care of business Saturday night against Albuquerque Isotopes.

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American Red Cross and Sport Clips offer donors free haircut

 

“Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.

“We are pleased to partner with Sport Clips Haircuts in September nationwide, and through their generosity, offer a coupon for a free haircut to thank our amazing volunteer blood donors for their lifesaving gift to help patients in need,” said Donna M. Morrissey, director of national partnerships, Red Cross Biomedical Services.

5th Special Forces Group soldiers donate blood to local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

5th Special Forces Group soldiers donate blood to local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball hosts intersquad scrimmage Sunday

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team starts the final week of its preseason slate when it plays the Red-Black scrimmage, 3:00pm, Sunday at the Dunn Center.

The volleyball coaching staff held its draft Thursday to divide the squad into two teams.

Austin Peay Volleyball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball. (APSU Sports Information)

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Baby born recognized by Commanding General Gary J. Volesky

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Sgt. Timothy and Brooke Collins are the proud parents of Fort Campbell’s 101st Baby of the month born at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Wednesday, August 19th.

Fort Campbell’s newborn baby boy, Bryan Daniel Collins, was read his orders August 20th by Cpt. Michael Finch of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell while Major General Gary J. Volesky, commanding general, presented both mom and dad a 101st Birth Certificate.

Sgt. Timothy and Brooke Collins are the proud parents of Fort Campbell's 101st Baby of the month.

Sgt. Timothy and Brooke Collins are the proud parents of Fort Campbell’s 101st Baby of the month.

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Austin Peay State University Football’s Offense shows spark in first preseason Scrimmage

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Despite some early stumbles, Austin Peay State University football team’s offense broke through in the second half of the Governors first preseason scrimmage, Saturday, an encouraging sign for the coaching staff with the regular season two weeks away.

Senior Trey Taylor took the first snaps of the 91-play scrimmage, guiding the No. 1 offense through much of the day.

Austin Peay Football held their first preseason scrimmage Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football held their first preseason scrimmage Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces New session of Archery at Kleeman Community Center this September

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Already learned the fundamentals of archery and looking to build on those newfound skills? Look no further than the Kleeman Community Center’s 8-week, Olympic Archery program beginning September 9th.

Program participants, ages 10-18, will take the next step in their archery journey as they embark on this second-level course that meets at 4:00pm on Mondays and Wednesdays. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Inaugural Governors Games crowns winners, celebrates area veterans, military families

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The sounds of iron being lifted, feet pounding the track and athletes pushing themselves past their limit filled the air on August 1st, as nearly two-dozen teams converged on the campus of Austin Peay State University for the inaugural Governors Games Powered by CrossFit Clarksville.

While teams of four competed for top honors, the real goal was to honor APSU and the Clarksville community’s military alumni, soldiers and families from Fort Campbell.

Athletes compete in the 2015 APSU Governors Games Powered by CrossFit Clarksville on Saturday, August 1st, 2015. (Cassidy Graves)

Athletes compete in the 2015 APSU Governors Games Powered by CrossFit Clarksville on Saturday, August 1st, 2015. (Cassidy Graves)

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Fort Campbell Lifeliners get new patch, new name, same mission

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, cased its colors and uncased new colors in a ceremony to symbolized the brigade’s re-designation as the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade here July 30th, 2015.

The Brigade has seen many transformations since its initial activation. Its first re-designating was from the 101st Abn. Div. Support Group to the 101st Abn. Div. Support Command, February 3rd, 1964. Then the unit re-designation from the DISCOM to the 101st Sust. Bde., April 21st, 2005. Although, they were re-designated in 2005, they didn’t don the brigade’s patch until June 4th, 2010.

A Soldier wears the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), patch before the brigade cased its colors and uncased new colors in a ceremony to symbolized the brigade’s re-designation as the 101st Abn. Div. Sust. Bde., July 30, 2015, at Fort Campbell, Ky. It also served as a patching ceremony, where the Soldiers of the 'Lifeliners' Brigade donned the very familiar 'Old Abe,' the 101st Abn. Div. patch. (Spc. Joseph Green, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

A Soldier wears the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), patch before the brigade cased its colors and uncased new colors in a ceremony to symbolized the brigade’s re-designation as the 101st Abn. Div. Sust. Bde., July 30, 2015, at Fort Campbell, Ky. It also served as a patching ceremony, where the Soldiers of the ‘Lifeliners’ Brigade donned the very familiar ‘Old Abe,’ the 101st Abn. Div. patch. (Spc. Joseph Green, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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APSU Governors Football set for Saturday scrimmage at Governors Stadium

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – With two full weeks of practice under its belt, Austin Peay State University football team will take the field for its first full-scale scrimmage of the preseason, 9:00am, Saturday, at Governors Stadium.

The Govs will have been in full pads for just over a week, during which time head coach Kirby Cannon has learned a lot about his 2015 squad and enjoyed the continued passion exhibited by his team.

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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