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Clarksville Police report Missing Person Elizabeth Ann Holt Located

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report Elizabeth Holt was located in Illinois. She is safe and back with her family in Clarksville. 

Holt was reported missing on Thursday, July 27th, 2017 by a family member to the Clarksville Police Department.

On Monday, July 24th, 2017, around 10:00pm, Elizabeth Holt was on her way to Clarksville when she got lost in the St Louis area and the family has not had contact with her since then.

Missing Person Elizabeth Ann Holt Found.

Missing Person Elizabeth Ann Holt Found.

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Montgomery County Unemployment rate rose 1.4 percent in June, 2017

 

County Rates Impacted by Annual Increase in Seasonal Layoffs across Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The unemployment rate increased in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties in June 2017, according to data released today by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

The county unemployment rates are not seasonally adjusted, whereas the state unemployment rate is modified to account for seasonal fluctuations.

Tennessee County Unemployment Rates Inch Up Statewide in June 2017

Tennessee County Unemployment Rates Inch Up Statewide in June 2017

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CMCSS names Bryan Feldman new Clarksville High School Principal

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMSS) has announced that Bryan Feldman has been chosen as the next principal of Clarksville High School.

Feldman, who has served as principal at West Creek Middle School for seven years, replaces Jean Luna who has been appointed director of all CMCSS high schools.

Bryan Feldman

Bryan Feldman

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Tennessee High School Students Scores Improve Across All Subjects In Second Year Of New Assessment

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen has announced that Tennessee high school students improved across all subject areas – English, math, science, and U.S. history – on the 2016-17 TNReady end-of-course exams.

Thousands of additional students are meeting course expectations compared to last year, and the state reduced the percentage of students scoring at the lowest achievement level across all subject areas.

In 2015- 16, high school students set a new baseline in the first year of TNReady.

In 2015- 16, high school students set a new baseline in the first year of TNReady.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Back to School Splash August 5th

 

Back to School Splash provides school supplies, fun

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 5th, 2017,  join Clarksville Parks and Recreation for a pool party from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the annual Back to School Splash.

Registered students will enjoy a fun time around the pool and will receive a backpack full of grade-appropriate school supplies. The Splash is open to incoming kindergarten through 12th grade students.

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101st Airborne Division Observer Controllers dictate pace during NIE 17.2

 

Written by Sgt. Thomas Calvert
24th Press Camp Headquarters

24th Press Camp Headquarters at Fort BlissMcGregor Range, NM – The command post sits in a crowded tent at McGregor Range, New Mexico, covered from floor to ceiling with whiteboards and topographical maps.

Several officers move hurriedly from room to room, while Sergeant 1st Class Joshua Dittler, a senior intelligence analyst with A Company, 305th Military Intelligence, stands in a crowded corner with intelligence personnel from 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to provide feedback on the previous night’s training.

Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, conduct a three-dimensional map briefing prior to a command post movement, July 23, McGregor Range Complex, New Mexico. Observer controllers oversee activities during Network Integration Evaluation. (Sgt. Maricris C. McLane)

Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, conduct a three-dimensional map briefing prior to a command post movement, July 23, McGregor Range Complex, New Mexico. Observer controllers oversee activities during Network Integration Evaluation. (Sgt. Maricris C. McLane)

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NASA study reveals why Clouds sometimes produce a Drizzle

 

Written by Carol Rasmussen
NASA’s Earth Science News Team

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – A new NASA study shows that updrafts are more important than previously understood in determining what makes clouds produce drizzle instead of full-sized raindrops, overturning a common assumption.

The study offers a pathway for improving accuracy in weather and climate models’ treatments of rainfall — recognized as one of the greater challenges in improving short term weather forecasts and long-term climate projections.

The research by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California; UCLA; and the University of Tokyo found that low-lying clouds over the ocean produce more drizzle droplets than the same type of cloud over land. The results are published online in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.

Drizzle over land. (Wikimedia Commons contributor GerritR, CC BY-SA 4.0)

Drizzle over land. (Wikimedia Commons contributor GerritR, CC BY-SA 4.0)

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Nashville Sounds zip Las Vegas 51s, 1-0

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Three Nashville Sounds pitchers combined on a six-hit shutout in a 1-0 win over the Las Vegas 51s in front of 9,648 fans Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

Michael Brady started and went four innings, Bobby Wahl threw the fifth and sixth, and Corey Walter worked the final three frames to give the Sounds their eighth shutout of the season and first series win since June 1st-4th against the Iowa Cubs.

In Brady’s first start since June 11th, the right-hander allowed three hits while racking up five strikeouts. He allowed a two-out double to Dominic Smith in the first, but worked around the scoring threat.

Nashville Sounds' Michael Brady, Bobby Wahl, and Corey Walter Combine on Shutout. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Michael Brady, Bobby Wahl, and Corey Walter Combine on Shutout. (Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Football beings practice Saturday

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team reported to camp Friday, July 28th, 2017, and will hold its first open practice 8:30am, Saturday, July 30th at Fortera Stadium.

Over 100 athletes, including the top-ranked recruiting class among NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision teams, will report to campus and spend Friday moving in, attending team meetings and enjoying their first team meal.

Austin Peay State University Football to begin practice Saturday, July 30th, at Fortera Stadium. Practice starts at 8:30am. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football to begin practice Saturday, July 30th, at Fortera Stadium. Practice starts at 8:30am. (APSU Sports Information)

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City of Clarksville reports One block of Franklin Street to be closed Monday

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Because of ongoing construction at the Montgomery County Courts Complex that requires using a large crane, the block of Franklin Street between Second street and Third street will be closed to traffic on Monday, July 31st, 2017.

Franklin Street

Franklin Street

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