Jennifer Babich, The Leaf-Chronicle

Jennifer Babich

The Leaf-Chronicle

Clarksville, TN, United States

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Past articles by Jennifer:

'Never intended to be permanent:' Fort Campbell bulldozes World War II era buildings

Fort Campbell is in the process of demolishing all the World War II era buildings on the installation. Here's why. → Read More

'Very hopeful:' Montgomery County public health director looks toward future of pandemic

Montgomery County's public health director is expressing optimism, as COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues and pandemic precautions fall away. → Read More

School board gives in to county commission, separates employee pay bumps and director of schools raise with warning

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board voted Tuesday to split an amendment granting raises for employees and the schools director. → Read More

Clarksville-Montgomery County school board debates next steps on budget amendment behind closed doors

The school board met behind closed doors Tuesday to debate a request to separate the director's pay raise from employee bonuses. → Read More

Montgomery County leaders mourn death of County Commissioner Arnold Hodges

Montgomery County leaders are remembering County Commissioner Arnold Hodges, District 6, who died Sunday after a battle with leukemia. → Read More

Hold on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine halts plans to vaccinate Clarksville's homeless population

The hold on the J&J COVID-19 vaccine also put a halt to plans to offer Clarksville's homeless population the one-and-done vaccine starting Friday. → Read More

'It's not over yet': APSU scientist Jane Semler warns to vaccinate before new COVID-19 variants reach the region

Officials are again sounding alarms from the local to the federal level about rising COVID-19 case numbers as pandemic precautions continue to fall. → Read More

School closures, quarantines blamed for learning losses in Clarksville-Montgomery County students

Clarksville-Montgomery County school officials say they're seeing the impacts of school closures and quarantines in students at all grade levels. → Read More

Kentucky legislation clears way for historical horse racing machines at Oak Grove Racing & Gaming

A new law signed into law in Kentucky has changed the definition of pari-mutuel betting, ensuring the legality of historical horse racing machines . → Read More

Clarksville-Montgomery County schools to release two hours early due to severe weather threat

Clarksville-Montgomery County schools will dismiss two hours early due to the threat of severe weather Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Scoop: Clarksville CEO Jason Steen faces multiple civil suits from former employees over wages

Former employees are taking Scoop: Clarksville CEO Jason Steen to court, after the state closed its investigation into allegations of wage theft. → Read More

One year into COVID-19 fight, Fort Campbell leaders show optimism about winning the war

A year into the fight against COVID-19, Fort Campbell's leadership is striking a positive tone about case rates and vaccination numbers. → Read More

Fort Campbell soldiers deploy to Florida to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts

Soldiers from Fort Campbell have started deploying in support of COVID-19 vaccination efforts across the United States. → Read More

Looking to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine? Here's where you can go in Montgomery County to get it.

Here's what to know, where to go and how to sign up if you want to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Montgomery County. → Read More

It's time for teachers to get COVID-19 vaccines in Montgomery County. Here's how schools plan to roll out their vaccination program

Tennessee teachers are finally getting their turn to get COVID-19 vaccines. Here's how that process is being rolled out in Montgomery County. → Read More

Watch your step: Governor's Square Mall scrambles to fix sinkhole in parking lot

A sinkhole opened up in the parking lot of Clarksville's Governor's Square Mall this weekend. Here's what mall management believe caused it. → Read More

Clarksville schools return to in-person learning Tuesday after winter weather

Clarksville-Montgomery County traditional students will head back to class Tuesday for the first time since winter weather hit the area last week. → Read More

'We like helping people in the community': Clarksville Jeep Crew comes to the aid of drivers during winter storm

The Clarksville Jeep Crew became a rescue service this week, saving stranded motorists, giving rides to essential workers and helping those in need. → Read More

Clarksville main roads mostly clear, black ice still possible as more snow, ice approaches

Montgomery Co. officials say roads are mostly clear, but drivers should still watch out for black ice as the next round of winter weather takes aim. → Read More

Up next for COVID-19 vaccinations: Teachers, child care workers, adults 65 and up

COVID-19 vaccinations are set to ramp up in Montgomery County, as vaccine availability increases in time for the start of the next phase in Tennessee. → Read More