COURT MARTIAL

A private first class was recently convicted at a general court martial of two specifications of desertion, one specification of absent without leave and one specification of wrongful drug use.  He was sentenced to be confined for 235 days and to receive a bad conduct discharge.

SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS

The Fort Campbell School Board meeting was rescheduled to 11 a.m. Feb. 23 at the Central Office Boardroom, 84 Texas Ave. For more information, call 270-439-1927.

PARK GROUNDBREAKING

A groundbreaking for the 2nd Street Park in Hopkinsville, Kentucky will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 20 at 745 E. 2nd St. For more information, call 270-890-4285.

LBL SCHOOL TRIPS

Educational Field Trip Grant 2018-19 applications for Land Between the Lakes are available to public school districts within 100 miles of the recreation center. These grants assist schools in covering costs of transportation, facility admissions fees and dorm rentals. Educators must apply by April 30, 2019. For more information, call 270-924-2091 or visit www.friendsoflbl.org.

HOUSING SEMINAR

The Housing Services Office will host a Landlord Tenant Act and Fair Housing Seminar 8:30 a.m. Feb. 22 at Cole Park Commons, 1610 101st Airborne Division Road. Register by Feb. 16. RSVP by emailing Patricia.a.downey2.civ@mail.mil or Semyon.l.smith.civ@mail.mil or call 270-798-3808.

PAOLI PEAKS TRIP

The Outdoor Recreation Office is hosting a trip to Paoli Peaks for skiing and snowboarding Feb. 17-18. Particpants will leave at 6 a.m. Feb. 17 and return in the afternoon Feb. 18. The fee is $175 including transportation, lodging, skiing/snowboarding equipment and lift tickets. All ages can attend, but youth under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Food expenses are not included in the fee. Payments can be made by phone with the Outdoor Recreation Office at 270-412-7855 or 270-798-3126.

SWIM LESSONS

Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers five American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim levels of swimming instructions that teach participants how to swim skillfully and safely. Two-week sessions are held Monday-Thursday at New Providence Swimming Pool, 166 Cunningham Lane. Remaining sessions include Monday-15, March 5-15, April 2-12. The fee is $40. Preregistration is required and available online at www.cityofclarksville.com.

ATHOC REGISTRATION

Fort Campbell Emergency Operations Center’s AtHoc system delivers notifications via email, text, phone calls and social media about severe weather and other emergencies. EOC officials strongly encourage people to register for AtHoc to be alerted of emergency situations. In the Fort Campbell portal, located on the installation’s Intranet home page, users who have not yet registered with the AtHoc system will see a pop-up notification. Once the user clicks on the notification, a series of slides will be made available to walk the user through the registration process, ensuring that setup is quick, easy and accurate. While registration requires a CAC, Family members may also be added to the system by the CAC holder. Registration for the mass-notification system is a pertinent step in ensuring the safety of the entire installation.

SOCIAL MEDIA IMPERSONATION

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command warns that scammers are claiming online to be U.S. Soldiers. Unbeknown to the Soldier, an online scammer uses the Soldier’s name and available social media photos to perpetrate a crime. Online scammers also are impersonating Army civilians and contractors. Scammer capitalize on the trustworthy reputation of individuals associated with the Army. By monitoring your social media indentity, you can protect your Army Family and your reputation. For more information, visit www.cid.army.mil/701st.html#sec6.

S.A.F.E. CAMPAIGN

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office announces its fifth annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone campaign. This statewide initiative is designed to increase seatbelt and child passenger safety restrain usage through implementation of occupant-protection programs, public events and checkpoints throughout local communities across Tennessee. The S.A.F.E. campaign continues through Aug. 1. For more information, visit tntrafficsafety.org.

GEAR TO GO

Through February, Gear to Go, 5658 Tennessee Ave., is offering “Rent One, Get One Free” rental fees for boats and campers. Reservations made for later dates will not receive discount. Gear to Go is open 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, call 270-798-3919.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP

Tennova Hospice is hosting a weekly grief support group that meets 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at 311 Landrum Place, Clarksville. For more information, call 931-552-9551.

 

GENEALOGY CLASS

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Drive, hosts a free Beginner’s Geneaology Class 10-11 a.m. the first Saturday of each month. For more information, call 931-648-8826.

VALENTINE’S DINNER AT SMOKEHAUS

The Smokehaus Restaurant will be having a Valentine’s Day dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 10. It is a surf and turf dinner.The cost is $50 per couple. Ages 18 and older only. Tickets are available on Campbell.army.mwr.com now or at Smokehaus and Leisure Travel Services. For more information, call 270-798-4993.

VOLUNTEER WITH BOSS

Fort Campbell’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers is volunteering at Manna Cafe starting at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 17. Those who wish to attend need to meet at the Warrior Zone by 8 a.m. BOSS volunteers at a local soup kitchen every third Saturday of the month. There is no registration required. For more information, call 270-798-7858.

CLARSKVILLE FLEA MARKET

Vendor spaces are available for Clarksville’s Community Flea Market 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 17 at Burt-Cobb Recreation Center, 1011 Franklin St. Spaces are $20 and include table, tablecloth and two chairs. Applications are available at the center and online at www.CityofClarksville.com/ParksRec. For more information, call 931-472-3381.

PARENT’S NIGHT OUT

Child and Youth Services is hosting Parent’s Night Out beginning at 4:30-9:30 p.m. March 10. CYS will take care of children in kindergarten- fifth grade for $4 per hour. The child must be registered and up to date with CYS Parent Central Services. For more information, call 270-798-0674.

RESUME FOR RESULTS

Learn the basics of how to create a civilian resume at the Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program’s Resume for Results 10 a.m.- noon, Feb. 14 and March 14. at ACS, 2601 Indiana Ave. Registration is required. For more information call 270-798-4412.

USAJOBS PREP

Learn how to use the USAJOBS website and the USAJOBS Application Manager at the Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program’s USAJOBS Prep class 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 and March 7 and 21 at ACS, 2601 Indiana Ave. This class will cover the basics of how to create a resume for USAJOBS. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 270-798-4412.

MILITARY SPOUSE USAJOBS PREP

Spouses will learn how to navigate USAJOBS website and the USAJOBS Application Manager at the Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program’s USAJOBS Prep class 9-11 a.m. Feb. 27 and March 27. To register, call 270-798-4412/4289.

 

CLARKSVILLE CHESS CLUB

The Clarksville Chess Club meets 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays in classroom 134 of the Science and Technology Building at Austin Peay State University, 601 College St. All ages are welcome to join this free club. For more information, email Patrick Wilkerson at prwilkerson@bellsouth.net.

SENIOR SAFE DRIVING CLASS

AARP Safe Driving Classes meet noon-4 p.m. the last Thursday and Friday of each month at the Clarksville +50 Activity Center, 593 Clark St. This class is free. For more information, call 931-648-1345.

 

RELATIONSHIP WORKSHOP

Fort Campbell Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program offers a Relationship 101 Workshop 9-11:30 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at ACS, 2601 Indiana Ave. The workshop equips participants with relationship skills that include techniques and resources for emotional self-regulation. Even the strongest relationships have disagreements, but when emotions get high, effective communication stops and the ability to resolve conflict decreases. By assisting couples who get in heated verbal altercations risks can be mitigated. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 270-412-5500.

MONTHLY STEEL SHOOTING MATCH

There will be a steel shooting match the first Saturday of each month at Range 16. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and a safety briefing at 9 a.m. The events are open to ages 13 and older. All youth must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Handgun, holster and additional magazines are required. Centerfire pistol calibers only. No rimfire. The cost is $20 for the first gun and $10 for additional guns. For more information, call 270-798-5579.