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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices Inching Lower

 

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Clarksville-Montgomery County has the Second Cheapest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAANashville, TN – AAA says gas prices edged lower last week. Sunday’s national average price of $2.85 per gallon was one-tenth of a cent less than the week before. However, the average American is still paying 27 cents per gallon more than this time last year.  

Gas prices in Tennessee slipped a half-cent lower during the past week. Sunday’s state average of $2.58 is 1-cent less than a month ago. However, Tennessee motorists are still paying 6 cents per gallon more than this time last year. 

Gas Prices Slide on Declining Demand.

Gas Prices Slide on Declining Demand.

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AAA says Tennessee Gas Prices Face Upward Pressure

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County has Second Cheapest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAANashville, TN – Motorists did not have to wait until fall to see gas prices move lower. Instead of following a more traditional upward trend through the second half of August, prices at the pump are retreating.

“Robust fuel supplies pushed retail prices lower last week, but this downward trend may not last much longer” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group.

Solar Eclipse and Refinery Outages put upward pressure on Pump Prices. (AAA)

Solar Eclipse and Refinery Outages put upward pressure on Pump Prices. (AAA)

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AAA reports Summer to end with Higher Gas Prices

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County has the cheapest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAATampa, FL – Gas prices have been on a rollercoaster ride this summer. After rising in the spring, then taking a nosedive last month, pump prices are climbing once again, only to setup for another plunge in the fall.

The average price for gasoline in Tennessee rose 3 cents during the past week. The state average on Sunday was $2.05. Motorists using the AAA Mobile App are finding prices between $1.90 and $2.30.

Gas Prices are starting to climb.

Gas Prices are starting to climb.

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AAA reports Summer Travel Season begins with Lowest Gas Prices in 12 Years

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County has the third most expensive Gas Prices in Tennessee.

AAANashville, TN – Gas prices opened the summer travel season averaging the lowest price in 12 years. Since June 1st, 2017,  Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.07 – 9 cents less than the same period last year, and the lowest since 2005 ($2.03). 

“Lower gas prices will make it more enticing for Americans to take extended, or more frequent road trips this summer,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “And when travelers spend less at the pump, they are left with extra cash to spend on lodging, shopping, and dining out.”

Clarksville-Montgomery County has the third most expensive Gas Prices in Tennessee.

Clarksville-Montgomery County has the third most expensive Gas Prices in Tennessee.

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AAA reports Gas Prices Level Out During the Weekend

 

AAATampa, FL Gas prices seemed to find level ground over the weekend after increasing for more than two weeks. Before the weekend, gas prices rose an average of 12 cents in 19 days, nationwide; 13 cents in 14 days, in Florida; 13 cents in 18 days, in Georgia; and 14 cents in 20 days, in Tennessee.

“Gas prices rose the wave of rising oil prices last week, pushing pump prices slightly higher in some regions before eventually stalling out over the weekend,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA The Auto Club Group.

Gas Prices level off. (AAA)

Gas Prices level off. (AAA)

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AAA says for now Gas Prices continue to drift lower

 

Clarksville, Hopkinsville has some of the cheapest Gas in Tennessee

AAATampa, FL – Gas prices have declined 14 of the last 16 days. During that time, the national average price  has declined 2 cents. Pump prices have drifted lower on increased inventories and declining oil prices.   

“Gas prices are falling now, but fundamentals are pointing higher,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Gulf Coast refineries are moving into their peak maintenance season, causing them to reduce gasoline production at a time when demand is slowly rising. This seasonal trend, could push gas prices 25-50 cents higher by June, unless oil prices do not recover as expected.”

Crude oil prices recorded a new 2017 low last week.

Crude oil prices recorded a new 2017 low last week.

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AAA reports Gas Prices continue Slow Decline

 

AAATampa, FL Motorists continue to see a slow decline in prices at the pump this week. Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.272 per gallon, which is fractions of a penny less than one week ago, nine cents less than one month ago and 51 cents more per gallon year-over-year.

“Increased domestic oil production and low seasonal demand continue to push gas prices lower,” said Josh Carrasco, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Oil and gas inventories are above-average for this time of year, which should continue to keep downward pressure on pump prices in the short-term.”

Domestic oil production keeps downward pressure on gasoline prices

Domestic oil production keeps downward pressure on gasoline prices

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Warrior Transition Battalion inspired by retired, blind, double amputee, former Marine

 

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Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Troops from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Warrior Transition Battalion packed Fort Campbell’s Wilson Theater August 19th, for a healthy dose of inspiration from one of the unlikeliest motivational speakers.

While serving in Iraq in 2007, Cpl. Matthew Bradford was severely injured by an improvised explosive device, which took his eyesight and both legs. He became the first blind, double amputee in Marine history to be allowed to reenlist. Now a medically retired marine, he recounted his ordeal and road to recovery for a captivated audience.

WTB Command Sgt. Maj. Staci Rea thanked Cpl. Matthew Bradford following the telling of his personal story of overcoming amputations and blindness. Soldiers stood in line to share their appreciation as Bradford met and spoke to them one-on-one following his inspirational talk of not giving up.

WTB Command Sgt. Maj. Staci Rea thanked Cpl. Matthew Bradford following the telling of his personal story of overcoming amputations and blindness. Soldiers stood in line to share their appreciation as Bradford met and spoke to them one-on-one following his inspirational talk of not giving up.

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AAA says Gas Prices are Lowest since April

 

AAATampa, FL Gas prices have fallen three cents since last weeks’ Gas Price Brief, reaching today’s average price of $2.14 per gallon, which is the lowest mark since April and the lowest price for this date since 2004.

Today’s price is 15 cents less than one month ago, 53 cents less than last year, and $1.38 cheaper than this same date two years ago.

Oil sees cheapest weekly average in four months.

Oil sees cheapest weekly average in four months.

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Book Review: Blood River to Berlin by Michael Freeland

 

Clarksville Book ReviewClarksville, TN – With Independence Day approaching, if you can read only one book this year, let it be Blood River to Berlin. No, you aren’t going to find it on the best seller list available from a New York publisher. This book is written by your neighbor, Michael Freeland, who lives in Hopkinsville, KY.

Published by Proctor’s Hall Press in Sewanee, Tennessee, Blood River to Berlin: The World War II Journal of an Army Medic is the story of someone who started to school in a one-room schoolhouse in a remote community called “Blood River” in Henry County, Tennessee. He dropped out of high school, went to Detroit to work, and was drafted into the United States Army.

Blood River to Berlin

Blood River to Berlin

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