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Mark Riggins named acting General Manager at Clarksville Gas and Water

 

Mark Riggins City of Clarksville career includes several leadership roles at utility

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Mark Riggins, a 23-year veteran of the City workforce, has been named acting General Manager of the Clarksville Gas and Water Department.

“I have tasked Mark with leading the department for a few months, addressing some of the lingering issues within the department and charting a course of action for the near term,” Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts said. “I have complete faith and trust in Mark and his ability to address customer and employee concerns.”

Clarksville Gas and Water Department acting General Manager, Mark Riggins.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department acting General Manager, Mark Riggins.

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Clarksville Natural Gas System Annual Survey Underway

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department began its natural gas system annual survey yesterday in the downtown Clarksville area by professional engineering and consulting group, Atwell.

Atwell’s team of two workers will physically inspect Clarksville’s complete natural gas distribution system from the point where the city receives natural gas to industrial, commercial and residential areas and pipeline right-of-ways.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

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American Red Cross encourages blood donations before holidays

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood before the holiday season is in full swing.

Blood donations often decline from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when holiday festivities pull people away from their donation appointments. This often causes a drop in the blood available for patients. Donations are needed in the weeks leading up to the holidays to help offset this seasonal decline.

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers give blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers give blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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West Creek Coyotes roll off 28 second-half points to beat Todd County Rebels 31-7

 

West Creek High School Coyotes - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Zeandre Floyd’s 99-yard kick-off return for a touchdown, to open the second half Saturday, August 23rd, helped open the scoring flood gates for West Creek High School, as they pulled away from Todd County Central (KY) High School for a 31-7 season-opening victory.

The Floyd return made it 10-0, as it came after Tyler Moore had sent the Coyotes (1-0) into intermission up 3-0 with a 23-yard field goal at the horn to end the first half.

West Creek High School defeats Todd County 31-7. (Michael Rios - Clarksville Sports Network)

West Creek High School defeats Todd County 31-7. (Michael Rios – Clarksville Sports Network)

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Clarksville Commandos win 10-U Championship at Trigg County Tournament

 

BaseballClarksville, TN A group of talented young baseball players spent the fourth of July weekend winning a baseball championship in Trigg County Kentucky.

The Clarksville Commandos 10 and under team battled teams from Murray Kentucky, Todd County, Hopkinsville KY, Trigg County and Lyons County on their way to the championship.

The Clarksville Commandos 10U baseball team wins Championship. Pictured are Head Coach Josh Moon, Head Assistant Coach Tim Conley, Assistant Coach Reggie Sampson, Mason McKinnon, Kaleb Dacosta, Junior Palmer, Jackson Cook, Collin Rittenberry, Nathan Conley, Dustin Moon, Jabez Sampson, Jayden McClain.

The Clarksville Commandos 10U baseball team wins Championship. Pictured are Head Coach Josh Moon, Head Assistant Coach Tim Conley, Assistant Coach Reggie Sampson, Mason McKinnon, Kaleb Dacosta, Junior Palmer, Jackson Cook, Collin Rittenberry, Nathan Conley, Dustin Moon, Jabez Sampson, Jayden McClain.

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Guthrie Kentucky to take part in Highway 41 Yard Sale this weekend

 

Guthrie Tourism CommissionGuthrie, KY – The Guthrie Tourism Commission is announcing that it will join Trenton, Hopkinsville and cities stretching all the way to the Indiana state line in a massive yard sale this weekend, June 27th-28th.

Billed as the Highway 41 Yard Sale, the organized event extends the length of U.S. Highway 41 in Kentucky, from Henderson in the north to Guthrie in the south, nearly 100 miles in length. In addition, it includes approximately 50 miles of Hwy. 41A in Henderson, Webster and Hopkins counties.

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Heritage Bank Awards $26,000 in Scholarships to Area Students

 

Heritage BankClarksville, TN – Heritage Bank has awarded 52 students at 30 area schools $500.00 scholarships. The scholarships were made possible by the 8 year old Heritage Bank Scholarship Fund. Since founding the fund, the bank has awarded college scholarships totaling $170,000 to 340 students  selected from the various communities that Heritage Bank serves. This scholarship fund is one of the largest efforts made to enhance the educational endeavors for students of Western Kentucky and Tennessee.

The 2011 Heritage Bank Scholarship recipients with Heritage Bank President/CEO John Peck (right)

The 2011 Heritage Bank Scholarship recipients with Heritage Bank President/CEO John Peck (right)

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Veterans Upward Bound: Opening doorway for Veterans!

 

Local veterans technical college and college prep program aids veterans returning to higher education pursuits. The APSU site awaits area veterans with services and assistance to enhance life advancement, age being no barrier.

The Veterans Upward Bound program at APSU is looking for veterans. A flood of veterans, actually. Veterans who do not have a baccalaureate degree (BA/BS) are eligible for their services. The veterans college/technical school prep outreach seeks to assist veterans return to higher education studies. Dr. Arthur Neal heads up the operation, which is located on 219 Castle Heights Drive along the rear boundary of the APSU Intramural Sports Field. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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