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President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump celebrate 100 years of Women’s Voting Rights

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – One hundred years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, granting American women the right to vote.
 
President Donald Trump: “A monumental victory” for equality and justice!
 
The President and First Lady Melania Trump honored the occasion at the White House this morning, where President Trump signed an official Proclamation on the anniversary. It reads, in part:

President Donald Trump signs a Proclamation on the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. (White House)

President Donald Trump signs a Proclamation on the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. (White House)

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: August 17th, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

The FDA issued Yale School of Public Health an emergency use authorization (EUA) for its SalivaDirect COVID-19 Coronavirus diagnostic test, which uses a new method of processing saliva samples when testing for COVID-19 Coronavirus.

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U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn Honors 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

 

U.S. SenateNashville, TN – One hundred years ago today, Tennessee became the “Perfect 36th” state to ratify the 19th Amendment. This achievement fulfilled more than 70 years of tireless efforts by suffragists to enfranchise American women under the United States Constitution.

To honor this historic anniversary, Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) assembled a special project for the Smithsonian: the pair recruited 22 of their female colleagues to write essays about what the centennial means to them and the challenges they faced on their path to the U.S. Senate.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center celebrates Women’s Suffrage, Twenty Years of Cumberland Furniture Guild

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – August has been a month of exciting change exhibit-wise at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center. Two new, highly anticipated exhibitions are now up for the public to visit: The Power of Women: Celebrating the Suffrage Movement and Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild.

This month the country will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, and Clarksville has plenty of history to share on the subject.

Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild

Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 884 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, August 18th, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 133,281 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee. That is an increase of 884 cases from Monday’s 132,397. There have been 1,386 confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

Thirteen new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 2,182. There has been eighteen deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Missing Person Franklin Luppe

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff Office Deputies are searching for a missing elderly man in the Adams, Tennessee area.

Franklin Luppe, 83, was last seen Tuesday morning in the 1000 block of North Stroudsville Road wearing blue jeans and a brown polo shirt. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 150 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes.

According to his family, Luppe has health issues and did not take his medication this morning.

Anyone with information on his location is asked to call 911 immediately.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating Franklin Luppe.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating Franklin Luppe.

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Austin Peay State University recognizes Outstanding Professors with 2020 Faculty Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Monday,  August 17th, Dr. Maria Cronley, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Austin Peay State University (APSU), honored several outstanding professors during a virtual meeting with all APSU faculty.

Austin Peay State University 2020 Faculty Awards. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University 2020 Faculty Awards. (APSU)

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Early Times Whisky to feature Clarksville Dog Camber in National Campaign

 

Early Times Kentucky WhiskyClarksville, TN – Early Times, an All-American Whisky since 1860, searched the country to find “All-American Dogs” and has selected a Clarksville, Tennessee dog as one of the 10 winners in a national contest.

Camber, a one-year-old pug-terrier mix, was chosen from tens-of-thousands of entries as part of the Early Times All-American Dogs social media campaign. Camber participated in a photoshoot with other All-American dogs from across the country, and his picture will be featured in the Early Times 2021 All-American Dogs calendar later this fall.

Camber

Camber

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces Water Outage Planned on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard for Water Main Line Work

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 20th, 2020, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department plans a water outage at 10:00pm, on a section of Wilma Rudolph Boulevard from Alfred Thun Road to Morris Road for water main line work.

The work will take place overnight and the water outage will affect the roads and streets listed and possibly nearby areas. Low water pressure may also affect the area during the work.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Power Street Road Closure

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department closed a section of Power Street from Walnut Street to Peach Street for water line repair work.

The work is anticipated to be finished and the road reopened by approximately 11:00am.

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