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City of Clarksville battered by Heavy Rain and High Winds

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Trees and power lines were knocked down by high winds late Thursday and early Friday across the city, while heavy rains forced water over roadways in some low-lying areas.

Emergency management officials said Clarksville saw from 6 to 7.5 inches of rain overnight, and winds with gusts up to 44 mph. The rain was pushing the Red River and the Cumberland River to flood stage. Localized flash flooding was occurring along the creeks and streams that flow into the rivers.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

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Clarksville Police Department reports on street conditions and traffic accidents

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – EMA Director Jerry Buchanan closed the Emergency Operations Center at 10:00pm tonight. The EOC will reopen at 5:00am to monitor morning road conditions and calls for service.

From 4:00pm until 9:30pm, 49 crashes were reported to the E911 Center. Thirty-one of those crashes were inside the Clarksville city limits and eighteen were on county roads. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fallen Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy David ‘Bubba’ Johnson to be honored with events Saturday, July 19th

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – Two back-to-back events will be held Saturday in honor of fallen Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputy David “Bubba” Johnson.

First, the Inaugural Bubba Johnson Memorial 5K Road Race begins at 8:30am Saturday, July 19th beginning at The Montgomery County Historic Courthouse, Clarksville, TN. There is also a 1-mile “fun run-walk” that will begin and end at Clarksville First Baptist Church.

Shelby, daughter of Deputy David “Bubba” Johnson, sports one of the shirts for the Inaugural Bubba Johnson Memorial 5K Road Race. Shirts are available for purchase from Top Dawg Stitches and Screens, 601 Kraft Street, Clarksville. 931.920.5640.

Shelby, daughter of Deputy David “Bubba” Johnson, sports one of the shirts for the Inaugural Bubba Johnson Memorial 5K Road Race. Shirts are available for purchase from Top Dawg Stitches and Screens, 601 Kraft Street, Clarksville. 931.920.5640.

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Hilldale Civitan Club to hold 40th Annual State of Tennessee Old-Time Fiddlers’ Championship

 

Old Time Fiddlers ChampionshipsClarksville, TN – On March 8th and 9th 2013, the Hilldale Civitan Club will hold its official “Old-Time Fiddlers’ Championship and Festival” at Rossview High School.

The festival will begin on Friday, March 7th starting at 7:00pm and continue on Saturday, March 8th starting at 9:00am.

39th Annual State of Tennessee Old-Time Fiddlers' Championship. (Photo by Boge Quinn - State of Tennessee Old-Time Fiddlers' Championship)

39th Annual State of Tennessee Old-Time Fiddlers’ Championship. (Photo by Boge Quinn – State of Tennessee Old-Time Fiddlers’ Championship)

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Hilldale Civitan Club to hold 39th Annual State of Tennessee Old-Time Fiddlers’ Championship

 

Old Time Fiddlers ChampionshipsClarksville, TN – On March 8th and 9th 2013, the Hilldale Civitan Club will hold its official “Old-Time Fiddlers’ Championship and Festival” at Rossview High School.

The Festival will start at 7:00pm on Friday, March 8th and at 9:00am on Saturday, March 9th.

39th Annual State of Tennessee Old-Time Fiddlers' Championship. (Photo by Boge Quinn - State of Tennessee Old-Time Fiddlers' Championship)

39th Annual State of Tennessee Old-Time Fiddlers’ Championship. (Photo by Boge Quinn – State of Tennessee Old-Time Fiddlers’ Championship)

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