Written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And thought how, as the day had come,
Written by Clement Moore
Clarksville, TN – Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
And mamma in her kerchief, and I in my cap,
Brentwood, TN – The Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) dynamic men’s basketball duo of junior Terry Taylor and freshman Jordyn Adams have been named Ohio Valley Conference Player and Freshman of the Week, respectively.
Peterson Air Force Base, CO – NORAD is tracking Santa’s flight across the world just like it’s predecessor did, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD), for more than 50 years.
Back in 1955 after a Colorado Springs-based Sears Roebuck & Co. advertisement misprinted the telephone number for children to call Santa. Instead of reaching Santa, the phone number put kids through to the CONAD Commander-in-Chief’s operations “hotline.” This began the tradition.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Online will be bringing your pets from different rescue organizations that are in need of a good home in Clarksville-Montgomery County and surrounding areas. This weeks pets are for the week of December 24th, 2019.
Dogs and cats of all ages, breeds and sizes are available through area animal rescues and shelters, as well as opportunities to help homeless animals through foster programs, donations and help with fundraisers and other family-friendly activities.
Contact a rescue near you to learn more.
Tennessee sees 2 cent increase in Gas Prices
Tampa, FL – More than 100 million Americans are taking to the roadways to travel for the holidays, but that hasn’t had a large impact on gas prices. At the start of the work week, only about a dozen states are seeing more expensive gas prices with increases of less than a dime.
“AAA forecasts that 104 million Americans will travel by car – the most on record – for a year-end holiday,” said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokesperson.
Clarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) raised $11,875 for five local charities and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during their Hairy Holidays Fundraiser.
For a $30.00-a-month donation male deputies could grow their beards out for the month of November and December. Female deputies could wear a colorful undershirt or not wear a tie which is normally part of the required uniform.
This year the MCSO extended the campaign to the end of the year and donated funds raised during December help local charities.
Brentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball freshman Tahanee Bennell has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week for the second time this season.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department director Jennifer Letourneau elected to Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association board
State group supports excellence in Parks and Recreation
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department director Jennifer Letourneau has been elected to the Board of Directors of the state’s leading parks and recreation advocacy and support organization.
Letourneau will serve as the 2020 Administrative Branch Chair for the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association.
Washington, D.C. – NASA says Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft completed the first land touchdown of a human-rated capsule in U.S. history Sunday at White Sands Space Harbor in New Mexico, wrapping up the company’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.
Starliner settled gently onto its airbags at 6:58am CST (5:58am MST) in a pre-dawn landing that helps set the stage for future crewed landings at the same site. The landing followed a deorbit burn at 6:23am, separation of the spacecraft’s service module, and successful deployment of its three main parachutes and six airbags.
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