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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office gives tips to Ensure your Vacation is as Fire Safe as it is Fun

 

Remembering Hotel/Motel Safety Tips Make Summer Traveling Safer

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As the school year comes to a close, many Tennesseans will soon embark on family vacations. The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds travelers to incorporate fire safety into travel plans when hitting the road for your summer retreat.

“Hotels and motels often become your temporary residence when traveling, so it’s important that you and your family are familiar with your surroundings and have a plan just in case an emergency arises,” said Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak.

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Nashville Sounds game tonight against Oklahoma City Dodgers at First Tennessee Park, Postponed

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Tonight’s game between the Nashville Sounds and Oklahoma City Dodgers has been postponed due to rain and severe weather from Subtropical Storm Alberto.

A makeup date has not been announced but will be played when the Dodgers return to First Tennessee Park from July 20th-22nd, 2018.

Fans with a ticket to tonight’s game can exchange it for any remaining 2018 regular season game for a ticket of equal or lesser value, subject to availability. Tickets may be exchanged at the First Tennessee Park Box Office.

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Clarksville Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of May 29th, 2017

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Next week, a number of important economic data reports will arrive, but the focus is expected to be on the May employment figures. Recent labor market data suggest that the tight job market has grown tighter still.

Over the next several months, the pace of job growth is expected to be restrained by a lack of qualified workers. The unemployment rate is likely to remain low (it was 3.9% in April).

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101st Airborne Division celebrates its 2018 Day of the Eagles

 

Written by Sgt. Sharifa Newton
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – For over 75 years the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has celebrated a “Legacy of Heroism,” to honor valiant Soldiers from the past and present.

The 101st Airborne Division hosted the 2018 Day of the Eagles, May 24th, here and presented this division with another opportunity to remember those who have passed and strengthen the bonds of those still here.

Day of the Eagles was open to the veterans, family members and surrounding community members. The celebration included: a division run, Best Air Assault Soldier competition, museum open house, lunch with Soldiers, Sabalauski Air Assault School tour with rappel demonstrations, unit open houses with static displays, Honor Eagle ceremony, and a memorial ceremony.

Brig. Gen. Kenneth T. Royar and Command Sgt. Maj. James L. Manning lead soldiers from 101st Airborne Division in a 4 mile division run for Week of the Eagles, May. 24 on Fort Campbell, Ky. Week of the Eagles was a tradition started in 1973 as an effort to reinvigorate the sense of community and is still carried on today to also honor those who served. (Sgt. Sharifa Newton, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Brig. Gen. Kenneth T. Royar and Command Sgt. Maj. James L. Manning lead soldiers from 101st Airborne Division in a 4 mile division run for Week of the Eagles, May. 24 on Fort Campbell, Ky. Week of the Eagles was a tradition started in 1973 as an effort to reinvigorate the sense of community and is still carried on today to also honor those who served. (Sgt. Sharifa Newton, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Clarksville’s Jammin in the Alley Concert Series returns June 1st

 

Nightmasters kick off free downtown concert series

Jammin in the AlleyClarksville, TN – Jammin’ in the Alley, a free concert series on Strawberry Alley in the heart of downtown Clarksville, returns for another year of concerts and family fun.

The first concert will be from 7:00pm-10:00pm Friday, June 1st, 2018 with a performance by Nightmasters, a popular local blues-rock band.

The Nightmasters kick off the 2018 Jammin in the Alley Concert Series June 1st. (Katrina Pryor Photography)

The Nightmasters kick off the 2018 Jammin in the Alley Concert Series June 1st. (Katrina Pryor Photography)

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Clarksville Police request help finding Missing Juvenile Wannye Boone

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are trying to locate a missing juvenile, Wannye Boone, 17 who left his residence and has not been seen since May 11th, 2018. He is 6’2, 240 lbs with black hair and brown eyes.

If anyone sees him call 911. Anyone with information can call Detective Beaubien, 931.648.0656, 5145, TIPSLINE 931.645.8477, or submit a tip anonymously at P3tips.com/591

Missing Juvenile Wannye Boone

Missing Juvenile Wannye Boone

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AAA reports Rising Gas Prices to Reverse Course

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County has Third Cheapest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAATampa, FLMotorists should soon catch a break from rising gas prices. Oil and gasoline futures prices plunged after Russia and Saudi Arabia expressed interest in raising oil supply. 

Gas prices in Tennessee increased 6 cents during the past week. The state average on Memorial Day was $2.73 – the most expensive for the holiday since 2014, when the average price was $3.45 per gallon. 

Oil Prices Decline

Oil Prices Decline

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American Red Cross blood donation opportunities May 29th-June 11th

 

American Red Cross

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross is counting on volunteer donors to give blood and help ensure patient needs can be met this summer.

Around Memorial Day, the Red Cross sees a steep decline in blood donations. Busy summer schedules, vacations and school breaks also cause a drop in donations. Accidents and medical emergencies don’t take a summer break – patients need blood every minute, every day.

LaDeodra Drummond donates blood. (Jeanette Ortiz-Osorio, American Red Cross)

LaDeodra Drummond donates blood. (Jeanette Ortiz-Osorio, American Red Cross)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors Athletic Department had great 2017-18 School Year

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With baseball and track and field putting a wrap on their respective season’s this past week, Austin Peay State University’s athletic department saw the end to a very successful 2017-18 school year.

Overall, the department posted a combined win-loss record of 200-167-3 over the school year, with 10 of the 16 teams (baseball, men’s basketball, football, men’s golf, women’s basketball, women’s golf, soccer, softball, women’s tennis and volleyball) finishing with .500-or-better records.

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NASA’s ExoMars Rover will use Mars Organic Molecule Analyzer to search for Life on Mars

 

Written by Bill Steigerwald
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – An international team of scientists has created a tiny chemistry lab for a rover that will drill beneath the Martian surface looking for signs of past or present life.

The toaster oven-sized lab, called the Mars Organic Molecule Analyzer or MOMA, is a key instrument on the ExoMars Rover, a joint mission between the European Space Agency and the Russian space agency Roscosmos, with a significant contribution to MOMA from NASA. It will be launched toward the Red Planet in July 2020.

Precision assembly and mechanical technician Ryan Wilkinson inspects MOMA during thermal vacuum testing at Goddard. (NASA)

Precision assembly and mechanical technician Ryan Wilkinson inspects MOMA during thermal vacuum testing at Goddard. (NASA)

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