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Screaming Eagle Honor Flight Announces May 2018 Flight and Fundraiser

 

Screaming Eagle Honor FlightClarksville, TN – Screaming Eagle Honor Flight announces its first flight of 2018 on May 6th, 2018. There are seats available.

Priority goes to terminally Ill Veterans from any war or conflict. World War II Veterans, Korean War Veterans, and then Vietnam War Veterans.

Screaming Eagle Honor Flight's mission is Flying America's veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit those memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices.

Screaming Eagle Honor Flight’s mission is Flying America’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit those memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices.

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2013 Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade

 

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County gathered together in front of the Montgomery County Courthouse yesterday to honor our veterans, as well as those who are still serving their country.

Military service is one of the highest forms of patriotism and with our close proximity to the Fort Campbell Army post Clarksville-Montgomery County is home to a significant veteran population. They are part of the fabric of our community.

Honoring our Veterans

Honoring our Veterans

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade to be held November 9th

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade will take place on Saturday, November 9th, with pre-parade ceremonies set for 9:00am in front of the historic courthouse (south side) on Third Street in Downtown Clarksville.

Keynote speaker is Mary Ross, national commander of Women Veterans of America, with remarks by Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.

2012 Veterans Day Parade.

2012 Veterans Day Parade.

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Austin Peay State University Military Students honored with APSU Military Coin

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – On Wednesday afternoon, Austin Peay State University President Tim Hall stood before a small group of about 50 students and said they were one of the main reasons he loves going to work each morning.

“It makes us proud that we get the chance to work with heroes,” he said.

APSU President Tim Hall presents graduate and veteran Darrell Sheffield with an APSU military coin. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU).

APSU President Tim Hall presents graduate and veteran Darrell Sheffield with an APSU military coin. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU).

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Author Michael Freeland to Sign at Starbucks

 

Starbucks CoffeeClarksville, TN – Author Michael Freeland, author of “Blood River to Berlin” and “Time and The River”, will sign his books this Saturday, December 17th, at 10:00am at the Starbucks on Madison Street in Clarksville TN.

Octogenarian Freeland is a member of the Greatest Generation. He served as a medic during World War II and wrote of his experiences in both books. “Time and The River” features photographs by his wife, Ellen. «Read the rest of this article»

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Legion Street, new “Strawberry Alley” to reopen in formal ceremony

 

The City of Clarksville will host a grand-reopening of Legion Street and the new ‘Strawberry Alley’ on August 29th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The street will formally re-open less one of its new attractions: a unique $102,734 fountain. Lest you think the addition of the fountain has been discarded, think again: the custom made fountain will be installed in November.

Legion Street at night

This photo of the new "Strawberry Alley" only hints at the true glaring brightness of the new lightning on this reconstructed downtown street.

The $1.2 million price tag in the contract for the Legion Street/Strawberry Alley work included $75,000 for a fountain, $27,000 short of this one-of-a-kind fountain’s actual cost. The difference in the fountain cost plus installation expenses will be made up from a $250,000 “contigency line item” in the contract with Roy T. Goodwin. The original designated maximum price allocated for the fountain has fallen by the wayside. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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