Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, June 11th, 2020, President Donald Trump spoke to community and faith leaders at Gateway Church in Dallas where he presented his vision for advancing the causes of justice and freedom.
Secretary of the Army recognizes Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, 531st Hospital Center COVID-19 support
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs
Fort Campbell, KY – Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy visited Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and met with BACH and 531st Hospital Center leaders to discuss their ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus response, Thursday, June 11th, 2020.
BACH Commander Col. Patrick T. Birchfield briefed the secretary on how his team is supporting medical readiness for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, as well as caring for beneficiaries, in response to the worldwide COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Legislative Liaison Committee has begun the process of developing the 2020 Legislative Agenda for lawmakers in Nashville Tennessee.
This agenda includes items specific to issues in Montgomery County, as well as statewide, that need to be addressed.
Lamar Alexander: Single Best Thing We Could Do to Help Minority Children is to Help Them Go Back to School Safely This Fall
Washington, D.C. – Senate health and education Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today said “the single best thing that we could do to help minority children and minority families is to help them go back to school safely in August and September.”
Alexander said on the Senate floor this morning that our country’s 56 million K-12 students returning as safely as possible in the fall to our 100,000 public schools and 34,000 private schools, and 20 million college students returning to 6,000 colleges and universities would represent “our country’s surest step back toward normalcy.”
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has planned a water outage, weather permitting, on Monday, June 15th, 2020 at 8:00pm, on a section of Riverside Drive from McClure Street to West Washington Street for water main line upgrade and maintenance.
The work will take place overnight and the water outage will affect the roads and streets listed including periods of low water pressure.
Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has been made aware of people going door-to-door in some neighborhoods posing as CMCSS officials conducting a survey. The district does NOT conduct door-to-door surveys. CMCSS uses the SchoolMessenger mass notification system to conduct surveys via email, text, and/or phone.
As always, if you are concerned for your safety, please contact law enforcement immediately.
Austin Peay State University alumna establishes Jackson-Hardin Education Endowed Scholarship for APSU students
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) alumna Dr. Carlette Hardin recently made a generous donation to the Austin Peay State University Foundation to establish the Jackson-Hardin Education Endowed Scholarship for APSU students.
The scholarship was created in memory of Hardin’s parents, Carl and Cora Belle Jackson.
Nashville, TN – On Thursday, June 11th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 28,340 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee. That is an increase of 471 cases from Wednesday’s 27,869. There have been 441 deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.
Three additional cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 312. There has been four deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.
Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today continued to take action in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:
FDA and NIH have made updates to the CURE ID crowd-sourcing app to make it easier for healthcare providers to share — via mobile device or website — their experiences treating COVID-19 Coronavirus patients who are unable to be enrolled in a clinical trial.
Lamar Alexander says 56 Million Students Going Back to School This Fall Will be Surest Step Toward Normalcy
Washington, D.C. – Senate health and education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today said 56 million students from kindergarten to 12th grade going back to our 100,000 public schools and 34,000 private schools in the fall as safely as possible “will help our country take its surest step toward normalcy.”
Senator Alexander made his remarks today during the Senate health and education committee hearing — “COVID-19: Going Back to School Safely” — which featured witnesses from across the country who are on the ground working to help students go back to school in the fall safely.
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