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Clarksville City Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin to hold Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 2Clarksville, TN – Ward 2 City Councilman Deanna McLaughlin will hold her monthly town hall meeting on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at the Clarksville Police Department’s District One Precinct which is located at 211 Cunningham Lane.

Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin

Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin

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Adventure Science Center to hold Conference for High School Girls on February 17th

 

Adventure Science CenterNashville, TN – As technology continues to progress, the disparity of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers grows ever more apparent. According to a recent poll conducted by Pew Research Center, the percentage of female representation in this field has actually decreased – dropping from 32% in 1990 to 25% today. More than ever, young women need encouragement and support to begin their journey into these competitive fields.

That’s where the Tennessee Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Research (T.W.I.S.T.E.R.) Conference comes into play.

16th Annual T.W.I.S.T.E.R. Conference provides a full day of mentorship, networking, and empowerment led by female STEM professionals.

16th Annual T.W.I.S.T.E.R. Conference provides a full day of mentorship, networking, and empowerment led by female STEM professionals.

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Clarksville Police respond to 911 calls from Tennova Healthcare

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Around 5:14pm, on Sunday, January 28th, 2018, Clarksville Police reports that 911 received multiple calls which ranged from suspicious person loading a gun, to shots fired, to an active shooters. The emergency room went on lockdown.

Clarksville Police responded, combed the grounds of the hospital, found no suspicious person, any evidence of shots being fired or an active shooter.

Clarksville Police responds to shots fired reports from Tennova Healthcare Sunday afternoon.

Clarksville Police responds to shots fired reports from Tennova Healthcare Sunday afternoon.

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Legislation Aims to Roll Back the Rising Tide of Opioid Addiction in Tennessee

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – Tennessee’s opioid crisis was front and center this week as Governor Bill Haslam, members of the General Assembly, and other state leaders announced a comprehensive plan to tackle the problem. 

The plan, called TN Together, employs a three-legged stool of enforcement, treatment and prevention to stop the flow of these drugs in the state, help those who are addicted, and prevent citizens from becoming drug-dependent.

Tennessee Department of Health data shows 1,631 Tennesseans died from drug overdoses in 2016, while there were 13,034 nonfatal overdoses reported. 

From left, Senator Speaker Pro Tempore Ferrell Haile, House Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally and Governor Bill Haslam at the Press Conference on Monday.

From left, Senator Speaker Pro Tempore Ferrell Haile, House Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally and Governor Bill Haslam at the Press Conference on Monday.

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Tennessee Lady Vols fall at LSU, 70-59

 

Tennessee Athletics

UT Lady VolsBaton Rouge, LA Mercedes Russell scored 14 points and added nine rebounds, but No. 10/10 Tennessee Lady Vols could not overcome a 44-point second half by LSU in a 70-59 loss on Sunday at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. 
 
The Lady Vols (17-4, 5-3 SEC) shot 9-for-30 from the field over the final 20 minutes, and saw a five-point halftime lead slip away in their fourth loss of the season. UT was also faced with foul trouble in the second half, as six players picked up at least three personal fouls.
 
LSU (13-6, 5-3 SEC) was fueled by a dominant effort on the glass, including 23 offensive rebounds.

Tennessee Lady Vols unable to contain LSU in 70-59 loss Sunday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Lady Vols unable to contain LSU in 70-59 loss Sunday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center. (Tennessee Athletics)

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TWRA announces Second Robert M. Scholarship Awarded to APSU Graduate Student Mackenzie Roeder

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Mackenzie Roeder, a graduate student at Austin Peay State University, is the second recipient of the Robert M. Hatcher Memorial Scholarship. She was recognized and presented the award at the January meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission.

The $1,000 scholarship is named in honor of Bob Hatcher, who served the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for 38 years, which included the Non-Game and Endangered Species Coordinator from 1987 until 2001. Members of the Hatcher family attended the presentation at the TFWC meeting held at the agency’s Region II Ray Bell Building.

Mackenzie Roeder (far right) received the 2017 Robert M. Hatcher Memorial Scholarship. Mackenzie, a graduate student at Austin Peay, was presented the award at the January meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting in Nashville. Pictured from left are Mr. Hatcher’s wife, Betty, TWRA Executive Director Ed Carter, the Hatchers’ daughter, Terri Hatcher Goodwin, the Hatchers’ son, Jerry, and TWRA Bird Conservation Coordinator, David Hanni. This marks the second year of the scholarship presented in Mr. Hatcher’s honor.

Mackenzie Roeder (far right) received the 2017 Robert M. Hatcher Memorial Scholarship. Mackenzie, a graduate student at Austin Peay, was presented the award at the January meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting in Nashville. Pictured from left are Mr. Hatcher’s wife, Betty, TWRA Executive Director Ed Carter, the Hatchers’ daughter, Terri Hatcher Goodwin, the Hatchers’ son, Jerry, and TWRA Bird Conservation Coordinator, David Hanni. This marks the second year of the scholarship presented in Mr. Hatcher’s honor.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital extended services after Winter Storm

 

BACH continues to Reschedule Canceled Appointments

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital leadership created a Saturday make-up appointment opportunity, seeing nearly 300 patients after the winter storm in January.

BACH personnel continue to reschedule appointments for beneficiaries, whose outpatient appointments were canceled after road conditions limited activity on Fort Campbell to essential personnel only, January 12th and 16th.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

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Montgomery County Republican Party to hold Lincoln Reagan Day Dinner, March 16th

 

Montgomery County Republican PartyMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Republican Party is pleased to announce the Annual Lincoln Reagan Day Dinner to be held Friday, March 16th, 2018. Republican Candidates for US Senate, US Congress and Tennessee Governor will be the speakers for the evening.

Speakers will include: US Senate Candidates: US Congressman Marsha Blackburn, Former US Congressman Stephen Fincher, and Dr. Rolando Toyos.

Montgomery County Republican Party to hold their Annual Lincoln Reagan Day Dinner on Friday, March 16th, 2018 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

Montgomery County Republican Party to hold their Annual Lincoln Reagan Day Dinner on Friday, March 16th, 2018 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System to conduct Parent/Guardian Survey

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) says each year, the district conducts a Parent/Guardian Survey during the second semester.

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APSU Men’s Tennis loses home opener to Chattanooga

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's TennisClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision, Saturday, against Chattanooga at the Governors Tennis Center.

The Mocs (2-2) took the doubles point, winning at #1 and #3 doubles. The Govs (0-2) did win at #2 doubles, but Chattanooga clinched the point shortly after.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis falls 5-2 to Chattanooga Saturday at the Governors Tennis Courts. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis falls 5-2 to Chattanooga Saturday at the Governors Tennis Courts. (APSU Sports Information)

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