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African American History Program to be held at Fort Donelson on February 22nd

 

US National Park ServiceDover, TN – On February 22nd, 2020, there will be an African American History Program at Fort Donelson featuring a discussion of local families involved in United States Colored Troops and a historic weapons firing.

The lecture by Dr Nancy Dawson will be held at the Stewart County Visitor Center at 11:00am.

The 19th Century Historic Weapon Firing by Chief Joe Shakeenab; Retired Special Forces, Yasmine Chew, Aaliyah McShan, Keshawn Wilkerson and Markeeta Oldham Wilkerson will be held at the Fort Donelson Battlefield at 2:00pm.

Volunteers Salute United States Colored Soldiers, featuring Chief Joe Shakeenab, Retired Special Forces (Far Right)

Volunteers Salute United States Colored Soldiers, featuring Chief Joe Shakeenab, Retired Special Forces (Far Right)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County is under Flash Flood Watch until late this evening

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as a portion of Middle Tennessee.

At 1:18pm CT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 9 miles southeast of Clarksville to 10 miles north of Dickson. Movement was northeast at 45 mph.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Recent rain and storms fell on an already saturated ground creating heavy run off and flooding.

Recent rain and storms fell on an already saturated ground creating heavy run off and flooding.

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Manna Cafe Ministries to hold Mobile Pantry at The Potter’s Hand on Saturday, December 7th

 

Manna Café MinistriesClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries will conduct a Mobile Pantry on Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at The Potter’s Hand, 1546 Highway 79, Dover, Tennessee (8.5 miles from the Montgomery/Stewart County line and just before Rick’s BBQ).

This free event will begin at 10:00am. Anyone in the community needing assistance with groceries is welcome.

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Saturday, December 7th at The Potter’s Hand in Dover, TN.

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Saturday, December 7th at The Potter’s Hand in Dover, TN.

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Dodging the Roadkill: Cheating Death, Part 1

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would be writing about another motorcycle accident, just one year removed from my last one.

The range of emotions that I’m experiencing is overwhelming, not to mention the physical pain of my current injuries.  It’s hard NOT to think that God is trying to tell me something.  I’m 66 years old and I don’t need this!  I’ve got a wonderful wife, beautiful kids, and amazing grand children. 

WHAT. THE. HELL. AM. I. DOING?

Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle Accident

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Representative Mark Green on New Location for VA Clinic in Dover Tennessee

 

U.S. house of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Green issued the following statement today:

“After speaking with TVHS Health System Director Jennifer Vedral-Baron, we are pleased that an alternate—and better—location has been found for the VA clinic in Dover, and that we can anticipate an opening in the next two months,” said Representative Green.

“Our office is working closely with the VA and local officials to make sure every veteran continues to receive the care our Nation owes them during this transition period,” Green stated.

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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U.S. Representative Mark Green Urges Action to Ensure Dover Tennessee Veterans Receive Care of Grateful Nation

 

U.S. house of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – After the Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) clinic in Dover, Tennessee abruptly closed its doors more than three weeks ago, the community still has received no answers regarding the future of the clinic.

Representative Mark Green sent the following letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie requesting answers on the clinic’s September 15th closure and urging action to ensure that Dover’s veterans receive the honor and care of a grateful Nation:

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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National Weather Service issues Heat Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather service (NWS) has issued a Heat Advisory for Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee.

Dangerously Hot and Humid Conditions are expected across the area.

The combination of heat and high humidity will push heat indicies above 105 tomorrow afternoon for areas west of the Cumberland Plateau.

High temperatures expected Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

High temperatures expected Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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Clarksville Police Captain Scott Thornton rescues injured Owl

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department reports it turned out to be an injured owl’s lucky day.

Captain Scott Thornton, CPD, was headed to work this morning and came across an injured owl on Salem Road. It was sitting in the middle of the road and unable to fly.

As Captain Thornton stopped to try and help, the owl managed to limp its way off the road into the wood line.

The Owl rescued by Clarksville Police Captain Scott Thornton.

The Owl rescued by Clarksville Police Captain Scott Thornton.

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Manna Café Ministries to hold Mobile Pantry at Potter’s Hand Church in Dover TN, March 23rd

 

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Manna Café MinistriesClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries will conduct a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019. The Mobile Pantry will be head at Potter’s Hand Church at 1546 US-70, Dover, TN 37058 (8.5 miles from the Montgomery/Stewart County line and just before Rick’s BBQ).

The event will begin at 10:00am. Anyone in the community needing assistance with groceries is welcome. Clients do not need to be from Stewart County. One food box per household. A valid ID must be presented.

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Saturday, March 23rd.

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Saturday, March 23rd.

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Cumberland River at Clarksville to Crest Tonight

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports water levels on the Cumberland River from the Nashville area to Ashland City have crested and are beginning to subside, and most locations should fall below Flood Stage by this evening.

Near Clarksville and Dover, river levels will continue to rise slightly, before cresting later this evening. At Clarksville, the Cumberland River is projected to crest at 51.5 feet around midnight tonight. The Cumberland River will crest just after midnight in Dover at 66.8 feet. The stage for minor flooding is 67.0 feet.

The Cumberland River at the R.J. Corman Railroad Bridge in Clarksville.

The Cumberland River at the R.J. Corman Railroad Bridge in Clarksville.

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