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Clarksville Police have Barricaded Subject on Lacy Lane

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Currently Clarksville Police Officers are on the scene of a barricaded subject at 22 Lacy Lane. The call started as a shots fired call.

For the safety of all involved, avoid movement and traffic in this area. Residents in this area are advised to leave their lights off and stay put for the time being.

CPD will give updates when they become available.

Clarksville Police Officer respond to shots fired on Lacy Lane that results in subject barricaded in house.

Clarksville Police Officer respond to shots fired on Lacy Lane that results in subject barricaded in house.

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Nashville Sounds beat Omaha Storm Chasers 3-1

 

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – Eric Surkamp tossed 6 1/3 shutout innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 3-1 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers Monday night at Werner Park.

With the win, the Sounds avoided back-to-back losses for the first time since May 5th and 6th and have the best record in the Pacific Coast League at 35-22.

Surkamp has been back-and-forth between Nashville and Oakland for the better part of the 2016 season. The 6 1/3 innings signaled the longest outing against any opponent since he tossed seven frames on April 29th against the Round Rock Express.

Nashville Sounds Haven’t Lost Back-to-Back Games since May 5th & 6th.

Nashville Sounds Haven’t Lost Back-to-Back Games since May 5th & 6th.

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Tennessee State Representative Jay Reedy Receives ‘Family Champion’ Award From Prominent Conservative Organization

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – This week, the Family Action Council of Tennessee, a prominent conservative organization in the state, announced they have awarded State Representative Jay Reedy (R–Erin) with the ‘Family Champion’ award — the organization’s top honor available to lawmakers.

The Family Champion designation is given only to those legislators who have a perfect 100% voting record on legislation related to the promotion of family, life, and religious liberty.

Tennessee State Representative Jay Reedy

Tennessee State Representative Jay Reedy

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AAA says Gas Prices suddenly jump in the South

 

‘Colin’ could impact gas prices in Florida

AAATampa, FL – Motorists in Georgia and Tennessee saw gas prices increase last week, but not by nearly as much as those in Florida. Since last Sunday, state averages rose 1-cent in Georgia, 4 cents in Tennessee, and 10 cents in Florida.

“Minimal increases at the pump were understandable, because of increased holiday demand and delayed reaction to rising crude prices, but the dramatic increases seen in Florida came a surprise,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group.

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Fort Campbell Wedge and Sustainer Soldiers bid farewell to Commanders

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), bid farewell to not one but two Lifeliners at Sabo Gym on Fort Campbell, KY, May 26th, 2016.

Wedge Soldiers from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion “Drive the Wedge,” 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade formed up by companies at Sabo Gym to begin the first of two change of commands for the Lifeliner brigade.

The 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st ,101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a Change of Command ceremony where Lt. Col. Alex Gallegos relinquished command of the battalion to Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio at Sabo Gym, Fort Campbell, Ky., May 26, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

The 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st ,101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a Change of Command ceremony where Lt. Col. Alex Gallegos relinquished command of the battalion to Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio at Sabo Gym, Fort Campbell, Ky., May 26, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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“The Awesome ’80s Prom” will be held at the Roxy Regional Theatre, June 17th – July 9th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Get ready to party like it’s 1989! Step back in time, join the breakdance circle, and participate in all the high school drama at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of the hit interactive musical experience “The Awesome ’80s Prom”, June 17th – July 9th.

Ken Davenport’s blast-from-the-past crowd favorite immerses the audience in the lives of characters competing for Prom King and Queen at the not-so-subtly-named Wanaget High. And, just like on “American Idol,” the audience decides who wins each night!

"The Awesome '80s Prom" stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

“The Awesome ’80s Prom” stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation and TWRA’s Youth Fishing Rodeo set for Saturday, June 11th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation and the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) will be hold the annual Youth Fishing Rodeo this Saturday, June 11th, 2016.

The fishing rodeo will be held at the Liberty Park pond from 7:00am to 9:00am. Hot Dogs and Drinks will be available.

Participants can pick up a form to pre-register at Walmart or Grandpa’s Outdoors prior to the event.

This young lady caught her first fish ever at last year's Youth Fishing Rodeo.

This young lady caught her first fish ever at last year’s Youth Fishing Rodeo.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Henry Street Water Outage

 

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Henry Street on the Austin Peay State University campus between Marion Street and Hannum Street to repair a water main leak. Low water pressure may also affect the surrounding area during the repair.

The water main repair work is anticipated to be finished and water service restored by approximately 2:30pm.

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Austin Peay State University student Dominic Critchlow sends high altitude balloon into the stars

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Give Austin Peay State University student Dominic Critchlow a balloon and a camera and he can quite literally show you the world.

A senior in APSU’s Department of Physics and Astronomy and a 2015-16 Presidential Research Scholar, Critchlow has spent quite a bit of time researching a simple solution for the complex problem of computer assisted image remote sensing through high altitude balloons.

Austin Peay student, Dominic Critchlow shows off his air balloon research.

Austin Peay student, Dominic Critchlow shows off his air balloon research.

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Jim Squires or Crockett White: Clarksville Writers’ Conference Keynote Speaker and Author of “West End” Inspires Writers

 

Clarksville Writers ConferenceClarksville, TN – James D. “Jim” Spires wrote West End under the pen name Crockett White. He is also author also of Read All About It: The Corporate Takeover of America’s Newspapers (Times Books, 1993), Secrets of the Hopewell Box (Random House, 1996), Bigger ‘n Texas (2013), Horse of a Different Color (2002, after his Horse Monarchos won the 2001 Kentucky Derby), and Headless Horsemen (2009).

Squires, a Nashville native, was city editor at The Tennessean, editor and executive vice-president of the Orlando Sentinel, and also at the Chicago Tribune, winning nine Pulitzer Prizes under his leadership.

Jim Squires

Jim Squires

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