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Clarksville Police report Man Struck during Firearm Accidental Discharge

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, June 18th, 2018 Clarksville Police were called to 208 Caldwell Lane for a shooting in progress around 2:00pm.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a 20 year old man outside, who had sustained a gunshot wound to his upper right chest area.

It was determined the man had been accidentally shot by Dwight Dyon Seay. Seay was holding a Walther 22 caliber handgun, accidentally discharged it, and the bullet struck the victim walking outside.

Clarksville Police respond to shots fired Tuesday afternoon at 208 Caldwell Lane.

Clarksville Police respond to shots fired Tuesday afternoon at 208 Caldwell Lane.

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Nashville Zoo Summer Splash H2Oliday presented by The ICEE Company set for July 6th

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – On Saturday, July 6th, 2019, come out to the Nashville Zoo for a cool reprieve from the dog days of summer at Summer Splash H2Oliday presented by The ICEE Company. The Zoo’s Festival Field will transform into a water wonderland complete with water slides, wet and wild games, splashy attractions and more from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

With temperatures reaching near triple digits, Summer Splash H2Oliday is cool relief for everyone. Guests can stroll through a flurry of foam snow and cool down at “Club Chill.” Kids can also splash down inflatable water slides and participate in soaking fun games.

Nashville Zoo to hold Summer Splash H2Oliday on July 6th. (Amiee Stubbs)

Nashville Zoo to hold Summer Splash H2Oliday on July 6th. (Amiee Stubbs)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital adds noninvasive screening method for Colon Cancer

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – While colonoscopy, a procedure performed in the hospital under sedation, is the most accurate screening method for colon cancer, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) recently added a new, noninvasive screening method for colon cancer that beneficiaries can do at home.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States and medical officials said early detection greatly increases survivability.

Mail-in colon cancer screening may end colonoscopy for most. (CDC)

Mail-in colon cancer screening may end colonoscopy for most. (CDC)

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Clarksville Police to hold “Coffee with a Cop” at Ravenwood Coffee, June 20th

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Please come join Clarksville Police for a cup of coffee at Ravenwood Coffee & Creations, Thursday, June 20th, from 11:00am-12:00pm at 1525 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard. The good folks at Ravenwood Coffee will providing the cup and CPD officers will be there to chat with you. Hope you can make it.

Oftentimes, the majority of contact between the public and law enforcement are during emergencies or very emotional situations, which do not provide a good opportunity for relationship building.

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“Band of Brothers” Battalion medic Al Mampre honored during Funeral Service

 

85th Infantry DivisionEvanston, IL – On Saturday, June 15th, 2019, one of the featured Soldiers in the 2001 HBO series ‘Band of Brothers’ legendary World War II Soldier Al Mampre was honored during funeral services at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Evanston.

Staff Sgt. Albert Leon Mampre served as a medic with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion ‘Currahee’, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. He was wounded twice and saw action in some of the fiercest fighting of World War II including the Battle of the Bulge and Operation Market Garden in Holland.

Pallbearers carry the casket of Staff Sgt. Al Mampre to a waiting hearse following a funeral service on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Evanston. Mampre enlisted in the Army in 1942 and served as a medic with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division during World War II. (Sgt. David Lietz)

Pallbearers carry the casket of Staff Sgt. Al Mampre to a waiting hearse following a funeral service on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Evanston. Mampre enlisted in the Army in 1942 and served as a medic with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division during World War II. (Sgt. David Lietz)

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AAA says Pump Prices are Dropping Fast with Summer approaching

 

AAATampa, FL – AAA reports that since Memorial Day the national average dropped six cents on the week, following a consistent downward trend.

The decline is unusual for this time of year. Pump prices usually trickle higher during the summer months due to increased demand. However, the latest Energy Information Administration (EIA) report reveals that total domestic gasoline inventories jumped a million bbl last week, helping to push pump prices lower.

According to AAA, U.S. Gasoline Inventories continue to grow. (AAA)

According to AAA, U.S. Gasoline Inventories continue to grow. (AAA)

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Dodging the Roadkill: Dad

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – Happy Father’s Day to all of you dads and grand dads!  This is the day we recognize your strength, love and hard work to raise your family, and provide them with every opportunity.

My father was the youngest of four boys from Dayton, Ohio.  They lived through the Great Depression with little to call their own, but they had what they needed.

When my Dad turned 18, he bolted from a town that he didn’t want to be in and joined the Army.  He was stationed at Fort Campbell Kentucky where he met my mother. 

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Tuition Deferment Program partnership announced by APSU, National Guard

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Monday, June 17th, 2019, Austin Peay State University (APSU) and the Tennessee Army National Guard announced they’re partnering on a special tuition deferment program for Guard members.

Lt. Col. John Rigdon, commander for the Recruiting and Retention Battalion of the Tennessee Army National Guard, greets retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, vice president for External Affairs at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

Lt. Col. John Rigdon, commander for the Recruiting and Retention Battalion of the Tennessee Army National Guard, greets retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, vice president for External Affairs at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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NASA data reveals Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier has Grown for Third Straight Year

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA says that Greenland’s fastest-moving and fastest-thinning glacier for most of the 2000s, the Jakobshavn Glacier, grew from 2018 into 2019, marking three consecutive years of growth according to recent data.

These images, produced using GLISTIN-A radar data as part of NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) mission, show how much mass the glacier gained from 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19.

These images show the mass Greenland's Jakobshavn Glacier has gained from 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19. Areas with the most growth - about 33 yards (30 meters) - are shown in dark blue. Red areas represent thinning. The images were produced using GLISTIN-A radar data as part of NASA's Ocean's Melting Greenland (OMG) mission. (NASA/JPL-Caltech / NASA Earth Observatory)

These images show the mass Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier has gained from 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19. Areas with the most growth – about 33 yards (30 meters) – are shown in dark blue. Red areas represent thinning. The images were produced using GLISTIN-A radar data as part of NASA’s Ocean’s Melting Greenland (OMG) mission. (NASA/JPL-Caltech / NASA Earth Observatory)

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