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Tennessee State Fire Marshal Urges Caution with Outdoor Burning

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As fire crews contain hundreds of acres of wildfire that are currently burning in Tennessee, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind the public to be aware of outdoor-burning safety precautions.

“Negligent outdoor burning can lead to death, injury, property loss and environmental damage,” said State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “Care must be taken to ensure that burnings are conducted safely.”

9 out of 10 Wildfires are created by people.

9 out of 10 Wildfires are created by people.

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Publix Super Markets to hold annual March of Dimes fundraising campaign

 

Three week register donation drive runs from April 9th-30th

March of DimesNashville, TN – More than 21 years ago, a small group of Publix associates in Gainesville, Florida signed up to walk and raise funds for the March of Dimes to help make a difference and improve the health of babies.

Today, that team has grown into a full company campaign, with over 179,000 associates in 1,111 stores, and with the support of their customers, Publix has raised more than $57 million to help give every baby a fighting chance.

March of Dimes President Dr. Jennifer Howse, National Board of Trustees Chair Gary Dixon, and National Ambassador Ismael Torres-Castrodad recently visited Publix and presented President Todd Jones and CEO Ed Crenshaw with the March of Dimes Crystal Award in recognition as the 2015 #2 March for Babies National Corporate Partner and to celebrate our partnership.

March of Dimes President Dr. Jennifer Howse, National Board of Trustees Chair Gary Dixon, and National Ambassador Ismael Torres-Castrodad recently visited Publix and presented President Todd Jones and CEO Ed Crenshaw with the March of Dimes Crystal Award in recognition as the 2015 #2 March for Babies National Corporate Partner and to celebrate our partnership.

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Clarksville Police Department announces TEEN Citizens Police Academy applications available now

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Applications are available for the upcoming Clarksville TEEN Citizens Police Academy (TCPA) class. The class will start on July 18th, 2016, and end on July 22nd, 2016 (Monday to Friday).

Classes are from 9:00am to 2:30pm.

Candidates must be in the 7th grade up to the 12th grade (Senior in High School).

Teen Citizen Police Academy.

Teen Citizen Police Academy.

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APSU’s Dr. Sharon Mabry serves as Master Teacher and lecturer at Southern Illinois University

 

APSU - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Dr. Sharon Mabry, mezzo-soprano and professor of music at APSU, was invited by Southern Illinois University in Carbondale for a Master Teacher residency in vocal performance.

In this capacity, she worked with SIU’s voice faculty and classical vocal majors, as well as several students from the musical theatre program.

APSU professor Sharon Mabry

APSU professor Sharon Mabry

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Nashville Sounds host Oklahoma City Dodgers tomorrow to begin 2016 Season

 

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Sounds start season with Eight-Game Homestand

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club begins its 2016 season tomorrow, Thursday, April 7th when they welcome the Oklahoma City Dodgers on Opening Day.

Thursday’s 6:35pm game is the start of a season-opening eight-game homestand at First Tennessee Park. Following the four-game series with the Dodgers, the Sounds welcome the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, for a four-game series scheduled for April 11th-14th.

Nashville Sounds kick off 2016 Season tomorrow night against the Oklahoma City Dodgers at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds kick off 2016 Season tomorrow night against the Oklahoma City Dodgers at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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New Providence Community Policing Center Donates Bicycle to Northwest High School student Shawntae Nelson

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The New Providence Community Policing Center (NPCPC) is at it again! Another brand new bicycle has been donated.

In November of last year, the Clarksville Police Department posted the following—on Thursday November 12th, 2015, Mark Baggett and his son Neil Baggett, co-owners of Riverside Bicycle Shop in Clarksville, donated a bike from their shop to support the efforts of the NPCPC.

(L to R) Sgt Johnny Ferguson, Shawntae Nelson, Principal Theresa Muckleroy, Officer Jeff Derico, and Deputy Bryan Green.

(L to R) Sgt Johnny Ferguson, Shawntae Nelson, Principal Theresa Muckleroy, Officer Jeff Derico, and Deputy Bryan Green.

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Austin Peay State University Softball game today cancelled

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Due to the impending weather coming into the Evansville, IN, area later today Austin Peay State University’s softball doubleheader against Evansville has been cancelled.

Austin Peay Softball game against Evansville today has been cancelled due to impending weather. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball game against Evansville today has been cancelled due to impending weather. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police reports Crash near the intersection of Needmore Road and Union Hall Road

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police reports that due to a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 12:47pm, the intersection at Needmore Road and Union Hall Road will be closed.

Traffic will be diverted from this area. There are no injuries reported from this crash.

Travelers are advised to avoid this area.

Road Closure

 

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APSU Campus Police investigate Sexual Assault report

 

Written by Michael Kasitz
Director, APSU Public Safety and Campus Police

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Yesterday evening,April 5th, 2016 at approximately 10:30pm, APSU Police received a report of possible sexual battery.

The victim stated that a male subject ran up behind her and slapped her on the buttocks while she was walking between the Morgan University Center and Browning Building.

The subject then fled north, toward the bookstore.

APSU Felix G. Woodward Library

APSU Felix G. Woodward Library

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Clarksville Police release update on Old Russellville Pike Crash

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On April 5th, 2016, Clarksville Police Officers worked a single-vehicle crash on Old Russellville Pike between Warfield Boulevard and Centennial Drive. A van was traveling south on Old Russellville Pike and left the roadway.

The driver was 24-year-old John Key, his wife 24-year-old Whitney Key was in the passenger seat, and their two sons were in the back seats.

A van left the road and hit a mailbox, utility pole and then a house on Old Russellville Pike Tuesday night.

A van left the road and hit a mailbox, utility pole and then a house on Old Russellville Pike Tuesday night.

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