News in Clarksville: School lunch complaints, teacher deaths, pill mill doctor and other front-page stories this week


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

‘This is not food’: School lunches are shrinking due to supply chain issues: Lunches have been a bit different lately with some students only getting a hot dog and a tortilla. READ MORE

After a suicide attempt: survivors tell stories of pain, of gratitude for being alive: As part of Suicide Awareness Month and to help others who may be in the same situation, Clarksville Now spoke with people who attempted suicide and survived. READ MORE

“People don’t pretend to be depressed, they pretend to be fine”: Preventing Youth Suicide: Local experts are looking into some of the causes of suicide and some possible solutions. READ MORE

Kenwood Middle teacher dies of COVID-19, third CMCSS teacher to die in one month: James Ferebee, only 54, is the second teacher to die at Kenwood Middle in a week. READ MORE

TVA employees in Cumberland City will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19: All 180 employees at the Cumberland fossil plant will need to be fully vaccinated by November 22. READ MORE

Samson Orusa pill mill doctor ordered Mercedes Benz forfeit $ 918,000: The pain clinic doctor, also a local pastor, was convicted last month on drug and fraud charges. READ MORE

The upcoming Salad Station restaurant, planned by the Deputy Director of Kenwood High: The popular chain is coming to town, with salad sold by the pound. READ MORE

Clarksville’s Best Nonprofit finalists are Buddy Ball and YAIPak Outreach: They will now be participating in a week-long online fundraiser to see who can raise the most money for their charity group and earn gold. READ MORE

Clarksville cafes: There are a variety of great local options, ranging from third-wave pour-over coffee to a gamer / coffee combo. READ MORE

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