News in Clarksville: Bus driver shortage, open container downtown and other top stories this week | – Clarksville Now

CLARKSVILLE, TN – Here’s a look at the top local news stories from Clarksville Now this week.

With only 70% of bus drivers, Clarksville-Montgomery County schools struggle with delays: In one recent case elementary school children didn’t get home until 6 p.m. READ MORE

Gang leader convicted of 2 murders, RICO conspiracy: Prosecutors say the Gangster Disciples “plagued the Clarksville, Tennessee area with violence and murders for more than a decade.” READ MORE

Hours, locations set for open container in new Downtown Entertainment District: The rules are similar to those used in Memphis’ downtown area, bringing “Beale Street to Clarksville.” READ MORE

Onetime APSU football player killed in Oklahoma City shooting: The player had been suspended from the team in July when he was charged with slashing a fellow player’s neck during a fight. READ MORE

Pfizer COVID-19 shot OK for kids 5-11, but local officials waiting for pediatric vaccine delivery: Montgomery County has dropped down from “high” community transmission level to “substantial,” according to the CDC. READ MORE

Car crashes through Caddy’s Discount Liquors after driver suffers medical crisis: Luckily, no one was injured inside when the car smashed completely into the building. READ MORE

Bubbakoo’s Burritos opens first Clarksville location: This is the second location in Tennessee and the 61st nationwide for the build-your-own burrito concept. READ MORE

Wanted man in custody after police standoff at A&W Motel: A standoff that lasted a few hours caused a bit of commotion on Madison Street Thursday. READ MORE

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