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Kelly took the stage for about 45 minutes - starting the concert with, "My life would suck without you." Soldiers and their families say events like these are so special for military families especially when big names like Kelly Clarkson come out.
It was a concert that fans at Ft. Campbell have been waiting for for a long time, after a few warm up acts....
The wait was finally over
SGT. Leon Woods says, "Kelly Clarkson being able to take her time out of her busy schedule to put this one for the soldiers that is risking their lives for the country - I just think it is amazing."
SPC. Joshua Rachal says, "It's definitely a moral booster for all that we do in the military and stuff having concerts like this fans people coming out performing for us - it shows their dedication for us."
And for the families ... a chance to spend some much deserved time with their hero was exciting
Isamar Rachal says, "I actually think it's awesome that artists that will put out free concerts like that for military personnel because obviously they deploy they have to put their lives at risk and to have something like this in return it really appreciated."
Lyona Kent says, "I don't think a lot of people realize that our husbands go away and they miss a whole year of their lives and when you leave your baby is this tall and when you get back they are this tall i think everybody here deserves it and it is wonderful."
It is a concert and time spent that will.... only make our military families "stronger."
Because this was a rescheduled concert - the crowd was slow to trickle in - but by the end of the night officials say about 4 thousand people came out.
Monday, September 10 2012, 12:40 AM CDT
Solar panels that obscure school might be moved
May 24, 2013 13:13 GMT
ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A wall of solar panels in front of a Surgoinsville school might be moved out back.
The panels are part of an ambitious project under which solar collection panels have been installed at 20 Hawkins County school facilities to cut utility costs and sell back power to TVA.
But the Kingsport Times-News (http://bit.ly/18burcf ) reported the wall of panels at Surgoinsville Middle School has some people worried about school security and others upset at what they see as an eyesore.
The panels are 7 feet high and stretch the length of a football field. They obscure viewing the school.
At a school board work session Thursday, board members talked about moving the array. It can't be voted on until the regular board meeting on June 4.
Information from: Kingsport Times-News, http://www.timesnews.net
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