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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Reappoints Mark Gwyn as Director of TBI

 

Under Mark Gwyn, TBI has created Technical Services Unit, helped establish Tennessee Fusion Center, focused on combating human trafficking

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced the reappointment of Mark Gwyn as director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI).

Gwyn, 53, has led Tennessee’s lead investigative law enforcement agency for 12 years. Under his leadership, the TBI has expanded its resources and embraced technology to enhance the agency’s investigating strengths.

Mark Gwyn has been named director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Mark Gwyn has been named director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

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Clarksville Emergency units conduct afternoon Water Rescue

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Today, Tuesday, July 12th around 4:00 pm, Clarksville Police, Montgomery County EMS, and Clarksville Fire Rescue were searching for two females that were trapped on a riverbank behind Nussbaumer Road.

The females were in their floats and hit a tree in the water and flipped over and did not know where they were. Through the GPS location on one of their phones, Clarksville Fire and Rescue’s Commander Batten was able to track them down and the females were pulled out of the water and are now safe.

Two females were rescued from a riverbank behind Nussbaumer Road.

Two females were rescued from a riverbank behind Nussbaumer Road.

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Tennessee Department of Health says Help Keep Our Children Healthy, Get School Immunizations Now

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Another school year will soon begin for many students in Tennessee and now is the time to make sure they receive the required immunizations for school attendance.

‘’Vaccines are critical protection for our own children and help keep other kids around them safe from many diseases,’’ said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. “The measles outbreak we just emerged from in Memphis should serve as a vivid wake-up call and remind us how lucky we are to have vaccines that protect us. Please make sure you and yours have the vaccines you need.”

Kindergarteners and other children enrolling in a Tennessee school for the first time must provide schools with a complete Official Tennessee Immunization Certificate before classes begin.

Kindergarteners and other children enrolling in a Tennessee school for the first time must provide schools with a complete Official Tennessee Immunization Certificate before classes begin.

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Fort Campbell reports Body of 101st Airborne Division Soldier swept away in creek found

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A search and recovery operation has concluded as the body of a 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldier who was swept away by strong currents Friday on Fort Campbell has been found.

The Soldier was found approximately 500 meters from the low water crossing over Little West Fork Creek on Fort Campbell.

Fort Campbell and Montgomery County (Tennessee) Emergency Services were immediately called to assist in the search for the Soldier Friday evening after receiving notification the Soldier had been swept away by creek’s strong currents.

Fort Campbell, KY. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) "Screaming Eagles". (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell, KY. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) “Screaming Eagles”. (Sam Shore)

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Clarksville holds Hankook Road Sign Unveiling

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, July 12th at 1:30pm, State and local officials joined representatives from Hankook to celebrate the designation of Hankook Road, the segment of SR 237 (Rossview Road) beginning at the entrance/exit turnouts of the west side of Exit 8 from I-24 to the Rollow Lane intersection.

The road sign is located just past Rossview High School on the right before the overpass.

(L to R) State Senator Mark Green, Industrial Development Board Chairman Billy Atkins, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, State Representation Curtis Johnson, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Hankook Plant Manager Rocky Yoon.

(L to R) State Senator Mark Green, Industrial Development Board Chairman Billy Atkins, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, State Representation Curtis Johnson, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Hankook Plant Manager Rocky Yoon.

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APSU Military Student Center’s Texts for Vets program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Texts for Vets Program at Austin Peay State University (APSU) relieves students of the financial burden of purchasing textbooks.

The textbooks provided, are donated by the APSU community, which are distributed to the students through our center in the Morgan University Center.

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Clarksville Police report John Marrone has been located

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reports that John Marrone has been located and is alive and well.

39-year-old John Marrone from Clarksville, Tennessee has been missing since Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 when he was last seen around 10:30am at the BP station on Fort Campbell Boulevard and Cunningham Lane.

Missing person John Marrone has been found.

Missing person John Marrone has been found.

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Ongoing TBI Investigation brings indictment to Alleged Gunman in Bristol Shooting Spree

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationJohnson City, TN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Bristol man accused of a deadly shooting spree last week.

At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Agents began investigating the July 7th incident shortly after it occurred on Volunteer Parkway in Bristol.

Preliminarily, the investigation revealed the subject, identified as Lakeem Keon Scott (DOB 12-15-78), was armed with at least two weapons (a semi-automatic-style rifle and a pistol) and a large amount of ammunition at approximately 2:20 Thursday morning when he fired shots through the window of the Days Inn on Volunteer Parkway, striking the clerk.

Lakeem Keon Scott

Lakeem Keon Scott

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Frazier Allen: Your Retirement Plan B

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Imagine this. You’ve spent decades working, saving and planning for your version of the ideal retirement.

But life decides to throw a little kink into your plans. Your company was just acquired, and your boss is now strongly encouraging you to take an early retirement – five years before you’re ready.

Take the time to design an alternative retirement plan should retirement come earlier than expected.

Take the time to design an alternative retirement plan should retirement come earlier than expected.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports Billy Dunlop Park and Blueway Access Points Remain Closed for Repairs

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department says Billy Dunlop Park remains closed in order to facilitate the necessary repairs due to recent flooding.

The Clarksville Blueway access points along the West Fork Red River at both Billy Dunlop and Robert Clark Park are also closed.

Red River during recent flooding.

Red River during recent flooding.

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