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Clarksville Fire Rescue reports Deceased Woman found in Vehicle pulled from Cumberland River

 

Clarksville Fire RescueClarksville, TN – A deceased woman found in a vehicle that was pulled from the Cumberland River Sunday afternoon. The car wrecked and enter the water late Tuesday night. Weather conditions and the river’s current didn’t allow divers to enter the water until this morning safely.

The recovery started this morning at 10:00am. Montgomery County EMS, Montgomery County Rescue Squad, Water Dogs Scuba and Safety, Clarksville Fire Rescue, Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County EMA, Coast Guard Auxillary, and Jones Brothers Towing were involved in the recovery efforts.

A vehicle was pulled from the Cumberland River Sunday afternoon. A deceased woman found in the car.

A vehicle was pulled from the Cumberland River Sunday afternoon. A deceased woman found in the car.

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Austin Peay State University announces 2019 Candlelight Ball Award winners

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, the Austin Peay State University Office of Alumni Relations announced the recipients of the 2019 Candlelight Ball Awards.

The Wendell H. Gilbert Award will go to Dr. Jeannie Beauchamp, who established Clarksville Pediatric Dentistry in 1999, and the Spirit of Austin Peay Award will go to Len Rye, a residential contractor who specializes in custom homes.

Austin Peay State University 2019 Candlelight Ball Award winners (L to R) Jeannie Beauchamp and Len Rye.

Austin Peay State University 2019 Candlelight Ball Award winners (L to R) Jeannie Beauchamp and Len Rye.

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Montgomery County Emergency Service Personal head to East Tennessee to assist in Wildfires

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS) and Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service have answered the call for assistance for the wildfires in East Tennessee.

Currently five MCEMS personnel and 14 volunteer fire personnel are in route to the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area to provide assistance to the emergency personnel already on the scene.

Five MCEMS personnel and 14 volunteer fire personnel get ready to head to East Tennessee.

Five MCEMS personnel and 14 volunteer fire personnel get ready to head to East Tennessee.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Body Found near Yellow Creek Boat Ramp

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Deputies have recovered a body near the Yellow Creek Boat Ramp on the Cumberland River.

MCSO Deputies, Emergency Medical Services, and The Rescue Squad were dispatched to the area Monday morning after a boater called 911. Upon arrival deputies were able to locate the body of a white male that appeared to be in his mid 30’s on the riverbank.

Tattoos on the arms of the deceased.

Tattoos on the arms of the deceased.

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Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service receives Grant from Firehouse Subs

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service is pleased to announce the receipt of a $13,891 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The grant funds will be used to purchase an inflatable boat with a jet driven motor for the Montgomery County Rescue Squad.

“With the creation of local blue ways and the increased popularity of kayaking and canoeing, we needed a boat that is more suited for shallow waterways,” says Montgomery County EMA Director and Fire Chief Jerry Buchanan. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police reports search continues for Car that drove into Cumberland River

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Search operations for the submerged car in the Cumberland River were suspended last night at 11:00pm. A buoy marker was emplaced to mark the vehicle’s suspected location.

Reduced visibility, debris in the water, the strength of the current, and the weather conditions increased the danger and the difficulty of the operation. Recovery operations have just resumed.

Clarksville Fire Department Fire/Rescue boat sonar equipment photo of object on bottom of Cumberland River.

Clarksville Fire Department Fire/Rescue boat sonar equipment photo of object on bottom of Cumberland River.

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Clarksville Police reports Car Drives into Cumberland River at McGregor Park boat ramp

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, December 4th, 2014, at 6:18pm, two District Two Patrol Officers of the Clarksville Police Department observed a red car with an out-of-state license plate parked near the McGregor Park boat ramp at 640 North Riverside Drive. There appeared to be one occupant in the vehicle.

The officers approached the driver to determine his welfare. The driver immediately started the car and drove down the boat ramp into the Cumberland River «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County recognized Volunteer Fire Fighters the annual Volunteer Fire Service Awards Dinner

 

Montgomery County, TNMontgomery County TennesseeThe annual Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service Awards Dinner was held Thursday, November 13th at the William O. Beach Civic Hall.

Louie Leftwich was given the high honor of being selected as the Overall Firefighter of the Year for 2014. Louie has been a volunteer firefighter since 1987 with the Cunningham Volunteer Fire Service.

Dustin Jones (Woodlawn); Louie Leftwich (Cunningham); Scott Velazquez (East Montgomery); Jonathon Etson (St. Bethlehem); Misty Manners (Rescue Squad); not pictured Richard Conatser (Palmyra)

Dustin Jones (Woodlawn); Louie Leftwich (Cunningham); Scott Velazquez (East Montgomery); Jonathon Etson (St. Bethlehem); Misty Manners (Rescue Squad); not pictured Richard Conatser (Palmyra)

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Amazing Weather on Last Day of the 2012 Riverfest Celebration

 

2012 Riverfest - 25thClarksville, TN – As the final day of Riverfest 2012 opened rain showers were still falling over Clarksville, but they soon cleared out leaving simply marvelous weather for the rest of the day. It was cooler than it had been on the previous day which was nice, and the sky was a clear bright blue with fluffy white clouds.

The crowds flocked to McGregor Park to enjoy the days activities. First off was the Riverfest Regatta. Business, Community, and Civic organizations had spent the previous months getting their vessels and teams ready to compete.

The Clarksville City Council boat Council Crusier III takes the City Department Trophy

The Clarksville City Council boat Council Crusier III takes the City Department Trophy

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Evening Storms batter Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

Severe ThunderstormClarksville was battered by a late evening storm on Wednesday bringing 1/4th an inch of rain and brutal winds that felled trees throughout the city and county. After the storms passed through emergency services were deluged with calls reporting downed trees and power lines.

South Montgomery County was the site of many of the calls. «Read the rest of this article»

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