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CDE Lightband reports steady progress restoring power

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – CDE Lightband continues to make progress in restoring power to Clarksville customers, reporting at 1:00pm Monday that about 5,800 homes and businesses remained without power after a severe storm Saturday afternoon knocked out service to more than 30,000 customers.

CDE Lightband crews continues working on restoring power to customers.

CDE Lightband crews continues working on restoring power to customers.

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Austin Peay State University unveiled Gov 1, first helicopter in APSU Rotor-Wing Fleet

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – GOV 1 has landed. Austin Peay State University (APSU) officials on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 unveiled the first of three helicopters in its new rotor-wing fleet. The helicopters bolster the state’s first and only aviation science program with a rotor-wing concentration.

Charlie Weigandt lowers GOV 1 onto Austin Peay State University’s campus.

Charlie Weigandt lowers GOV 1 onto Austin Peay State University’s campus.

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Clarksville Police announce possible interruption in Traffic Flow during Wounded Warrior Bike Ride

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department says there may be some interruption in traffic flow during the Wounded Warrior Bike Ride on September 28th, 2018. The Wounded Warriors will be escorted by law enforcement during the ride.

The bike ride will leave from Gate 1 at Fort Campbell around 6:30am to Jack Miller Boulevard, to Outlaw Field, onto Tiny Town Road heading to Trenton Road, and following Trenton Road into Kentucky.

Wounded Warrior Bike Ride route

Wounded Warrior Bike Ride route

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Clarksville Police report Airplane lands and Crashes through Fence at Clarksville Regional Airport

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report a Cessna 182 crashed on landing at the Clarksville Regional Airport about 3:30pm Sunday, May 6th, 2018.

The aircraft touched down, went through the perimeter fence and came to rest on the shoulder of Outlaw Field Road, blocking one lane of traffic.

Initial reports are that the pilot was the only occupant.

According to Clarksville Police, an Aircraft landed at Clarksville Regional Airport Sunday afternoon and then crashed through the perimeter fence.

According to Clarksville Police, an Aircraft landed at Clarksville Regional Airport Sunday afternoon and then crashed through the perimeter fence.

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Austin Peay State University names seasoned pilot/flight instructor Charles Weigandt director of proposed Rotor Wing Program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Charles W. Weigandt, a 24-year U.S. Army veteran and founding member of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, was recently named director of Austin Peay State University’s proposed Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science program, with a concentration in rotor wing (helicopters). He began his new role at APSU on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018.

Charles W. Weigandt has been selected to head Austin Peay State University's Rotor Wing Program.

Charles W. Weigandt has been selected to head Austin Peay State University’s Rotor Wing Program.

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Screaming Eagles, community members partner for Golden Knights tandem jump

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) invited prominent city officials and key leaders from Kentucky and Tennessee to participate in a tandem jump with the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights Parachute Team at Clarksville Regional Airport’s Outlaw Field, March 2nd-3rd.

Hosted by the U.S. Army Marketing and Engagement Brigade, in conjunction with U.S. Army Recruiting Command, the skydiving event is one of several showcased annually across the nation as part of the Total Army Recruitment Effort.

The Golden Knights, who serve as Army ambassadors, jump to increase Army awareness to the American public while bolstering relationships within the communities.

Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas (right), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commander, poses with Lt. Col. Carlos Ramos (left), U.S. Army Parachute Team "Golden Knights" commander, and Key community leaders during a two-day tandem parachute skydiving event facilitated by the "Golden Knights" at Outlaw Field, Clarksville Regional Airport, March 2nd -3rd, 2018. (Staff Sgt. Lerone Simmons, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas (right), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commander, poses with Lt. Col. Carlos Ramos (left), U.S. Army Parachute Team “Golden Knights” commander, and Key community leaders during a two-day tandem parachute skydiving event facilitated by the “Golden Knights” at Outlaw Field, Clarksville Regional Airport, March 2nd -3rd, 2018. (Staff Sgt. Lerone Simmons, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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Golden Knight Parachute Team holds Tandem Camp in Clarksville

 

Written by Sgt. John Miller
U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights

U.S. Department of the ArmyClarksville, TN – The day starts the same as all tandem camps with the Tandem Master in this case Sergeant First Class Jimmy Hackett giving a brief on tandem operations to a class full of people who are prepared to voluntarily get thrown out of a perfectly good airplane. During this class the students for the day learn how to effectively be an exemplary tandem passenger learning the proper way to exit and land a tandem jump.

During the camp many local dignitaries were given the opportunity of a lifetime and conduct a tandem jump with the Golden Knights. Several members of the “Veterans Trust”, a strategic grant-making foundation, were on hand to jump including Lee Hediger the founder and Fred Roger the executive director.

A tandem instructor and passenger execute a picture perfect landing after a successful jump at 13,500 feet on Outlaw Field, TN on March 1st, 2018. (Sgt. John Miller)

A tandem instructor and passenger execute a picture perfect landing after a successful jump at 13,500 feet on Outlaw Field, TN on March 1st, 2018. (Sgt. John Miller)

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Montgomery County gives Severe Weather Safety Tips

 

What to do During Severe Weather Situations

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Ready or not, the severe weather season is upon us. It began with unseasonably warm temperatures last week followed by strong winds and tornados that impacted more than 150 homes and hundreds of people in our community. Planning for severe weather can help tremendously.

It is strongly recommended that rural and municipal residents use a NOAA weather alert radio which can be purchased for less than $50.00 at several local stores or online. There are also free and low-cost severe weather apps including the NOAA app and apps from News Channels 2, 4 and 5.

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APSU working to offer Aviation Science Degree next Fall

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In Clarksville, it’s not unusual to see military aircraft flying over town, but next year, a new bachelor’s degree program at Austin Peay State University will put a few civilian helicopters into the local sky.

That’s because the University is in the final approval stages of a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science, with a concentration in rotor wing (helicopters), beginning next fall. The program will be the first rotor-wing flight school attached to a bachelor’s degree in the state.

Austin Peay State University looks to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science.

Austin Peay State University looks to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan flies back into the Roaring ‘20s

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan took an exhilarating flight over Clarksville on Thursday in a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor, the world’s first luxury airliner that helped usher in the era of commercial flight.

“Riding in the Tri-Motor was a wonderful way to fly back in time and experience the early days of commercial air travel,” Mayor McMillan said. “The airplane is in beautiful condition, and the flight was remarkably quiet and comfortable. Plus, it provided a great view of the City of Clarksville and Clarksville Regional Airport.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Clarksville Regional Airport Manager John Patterson are all smiles after a thrilling ride on the 1929 Ford Tri-Motor aircraft now on display at the airport. Rides on the plane are available through Sunday.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Clarksville Regional Airport Manager John Patterson are all smiles after a thrilling ride on the 1929 Ford Tri-Motor aircraft now on display at the airport. Rides on the plane are available through Sunday.

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