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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Veterans Affairs hold ceremony to honor Vietnam War Veterans

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Nine Vietnam War veterans from the Fort Campbell community were greeted with a standing ovation during a commemoration ceremony recently to honor them and the service of 9 million Vietnam veterans.

The event was sponsored by Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and Veterans Affairs staff at the Fort Campbell Integrated Disability Evaluation System clinic and scheduled in conjunction with The National Vietnam War Veterans Day, March 29th, which recognizes all the men and women who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces from November 1st, 1955 to May 15th, 1975.

Vietnam War veterans and other guests stand as Sgt. Katherine Bolcar from the 101st Airborne Division Band sings the Star-Spangled Banner at the National Vietnam War Veterans Day commemoration March 29th on Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Laura Boyd)

Vietnam War veterans and other guests stand as Sgt. Katherine Bolcar from the 101st Airborne Division Band sings the Star-Spangled Banner at the National Vietnam War Veterans Day commemoration March 29th on Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Laura Boyd)

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Montgomery County Volunteer Stars Award Recipients Named

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Congratulations to Mallory Fundora, David Wesner and Serenity House Women’s Shelter for being selected the Montgomery County recipients for the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards.

Fundora, the Youth Award recipient, is a child with a passion and vision like no other. At age 11 Mallory saw an issue, the many needs of the children of Uganda, and decided to create her own non-profit organization, Project Yesu, and focus on helping those children.

The first need she identified was children wanted education, but the costs were prohibitive. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Service honors those who died serving our Country

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationClarksville, TN – On Monday, May 25th, the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Due to rain, the ceremony was held in the William O. Beach Civic Hall, Veterans Plaza in Clarksville Tennessee.

The ceremony was opened by Frank Mir, the Director of the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization. Mir welcomed the dignitaries and attendees to the Memorial ceremony. The colors were posted by the 101st Airborne Division Honor Guard, and Stella McKnight sang the National Anthem.

Purple Heart recipients at the 2015 Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Service

Purple Heart recipients at the 2015 Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Service

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Clarksville High School Theatre begins Season with Original Play, “Run!”

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – The Clarksville High School Theatre will kick off its 2013-14 season on Friday, November 1st with the opening of an original play by David Wesner.

The CHS production stars Jacob Sullivan in the primary role. Jacob is supported by Nic Hadden, Lane Chisenhall, Delany Atkins, Samantha Grimes, Jordan Sherley, Shaoyun Yang, Ashley Knowles, Lauren Pierce, Nigel Nyberg, Megan Beane and Daniel Ellis.

RUN! is about a random act of violence. Though the audience never sees the violence, the effect it has on a classroom full of students is clearly seen and felt. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville High School Theatre Opens its 2010-2011 Season

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – The Clarksville High School Theatre opens its 2010-11 theatre season tonight with Margaret Edson’s powerful play WIT. This year, director Barbara Wesner has chosen a mature, moving drama that chronicles and celebrates the life of Vivian Bearing, a noted English professor of the seventeenth-century metaphysical poet John Donne.

At the rise of the play, Bearing steps to the edge of the stage and informs the audience that she has been diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic ovarian cancer. She continues by saying, “It is not my intention to give away the plot, but I think I die at the end. They’ve given me less than two hours.”

Senior students Grace Mason (in hospital bed) and Samantha Bagwell star in Margaret Edson’s powerful play, “WIT.”

Senior students Grace Mason (in hospital bed) and Samantha Bagwell star in Margaret Edson’s powerful play, “WIT.”

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Funeral services for Rev. William Corley to be held Monday in Clarksville

 

Dr. Rev. William H. Corley, 74, Clarksville, died Thursday, November 20, 2008, at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville.

The funeral will be held at noon Monday at The Community Church, Jack Miller Boulevard, Clarksville, with the Revs. Harold Witmer, James Hunt, David Wesner, Leon Parker and Dr. Richard Worsham officiating. Burial will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-West, Hopkinsville, with full military honors.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 11 a.m. until the time of service Monday at the church. Pallbearers will be chaplains of the Tennessee State Guard. Honorary pallbearers will be elders and deacons of The Community Church. McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. «Read the rest of this article»

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