CLARKSVILLE, TN – Here’s a look at some of the top local news from Clarksville Now this week.
In the midst of tearful speeches, shouting matches, the school board meeting ends in a mask mandate: The board voted to institute a temporary mask term until January 2022 after hearing public comment for two hours. READ MORE
Former Northeast High teacher arrested, charged with sex crimes against 17-year-old: She used her teaching job to trick a 17-year-old into having sexual contact with her, according to the indictment. READ MORE
Austin Peay State University will be leaving the Ohio Valley Conference next year, join ASUN: The Govs teams, which have been part of the OVC for 59 years, will join the most competitive of the Atlantic Sun Conference. READ MORE
Tennova proposes to build a satellite emergency hospital on Trenton Road: These plans are similar to those of the Tennova facility built in 2017 in Sango. READ MORE
The historic founders of Collinsville, JoAnn and Glenn Weakley, die within days of each other: The couple began working on the Pioneer Village near Clarksville in 1974 to recreate history for students. READ MORE
Speed limit on Needmore Road dropping to 35 mph all the way: Thanks to rapid construction in the area and increased traffic on a narrow two-lane road, the city abandoned the limit for the entire length of the roadway. READ MORE
Decriminalization of Marijuana Gets City Approval on Legislative Agenda: The article calls for the decriminalization of simple possession or occasional exchange for personal use, but it would require a statewide vote. READ MORE
The suspect in a crime wave swims across the Red River, steals a truck and a gun, then a pack of cigarettes from Walgreen: When he was finally caught, only one cigarette was missing from the package. READ MORE
Robert Sigler chosen to serve the unexpired term as County Commissioner for District 18: Sigler is a disabled army veteran who works as a contracting officer at Land Between the Lakes. READ MORE
Collecting school supplies for Waverly Elementary fills the halls with backpacks, pencils and paper: Donated supplies have filled the halls of 5 Star Media Group and are now safely stored in Humphreys County, ready for children and teachers. READ MORE
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