CLARKSVILLE, TN – Here’s a look at the top local news stories from Clarksville Now this week.
Kewpie to build food plant in Montgomery County with jobs paying almost $26 per hour: Japan’s leading manufacturer of mayonnaise, salad dressings, sauces and marinades will bring about 85 jobs. READ MORE
Police name suspect in hit-and-run that injured 2 pedestrians walking dog: She’s wanted on charges from aggravated assault to false report after the incident on Lafayette Road. READ MORE
Election results: Final results for all local races, plus governor and Congress: READ MORE
World War II veteran who saw Japan surrender: ‘We all got cigars’: Meet Thurell B. Myers, a 98-year-old World War II U.S. Navy veteran and Clarksville native. READ MORE
10 veterans who made a difference this year: From government leaders to volunteers to business owners, here are 10 veterans who’ve made a big difference over the last year. READ MORE
Healing Flames Forge helps veterans workers blow off steam with hammer and anvil: The idea came from an episode of Forged in Fire that aired in June 2020. READ MORE
Suspect arrested in 2020 fatal shooting at King Mao restaurant: The suspect has been in custody in Illinois, and he was extradited to Clarksville to face murder charges. READ MORE
County Commission to vote on new 12-step employee pay plan next week: After getting the results of a pay study, officials are looking to get employees on new pay schedules. READ MORE
Man critically injured in shooting, crash near Tobacco Road: Police responding to the 911 call found a man with a gunshot wound in his side. READ MORE
Clarksville High quarterback earns Player of the Week for rushing performance: The senior quarterback finished the playoff game with 13 carries for 91 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown. READ MORE
Nonprofits, spread the word about your efforts on #ClarksvilleStrong: The new website will connect donors and volunteers to organizations, and connect people in need with the agencies that can help them. READ MORE
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