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Black Velvet playing at Clarksville Riverfest 2010

 

Riverfest 2010Black Velvet played Saturday on the Bud Light Stage at the 2010 Riverfest Celebration. The unsigned band features Anna Henderson (Bass Guitar, Lead and Harmony Vocals), Tina Huff (Lead and Harmony Vocals), Lenny Henderson (Lead Guitar and Vocals), Jimmy Cheshire (Lead Guitar and Vocals), and  Jim Klingler (Drums).  They list the artists that influenced their music as Kitty Wells, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Patty Loveless, Trisha Yearwood, Reba, And last but definitely not least Wynonna Judd.


Senior Dance at the Kleeman Community Center, this Saturday!

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationThe City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s invites those young at heart to join us at the Kleeman Community Center located at 166 Cunningham Lane for a night of dancing. Those ages 50 and up are encouraged to come ready to boogie, Saturday, September 18th from 5:00pnm-7:00pm.  The dance will feature a DJ and refreshments will be provided. Admission is $2.00 at the door.

For more information on Senior events and programs, please visit us online at www.cityofclarksville.com or call 931-645-7476.

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Austin Peay Governors vs Tennessee State Tigers

 

September 16th, 2010 • 6:00pm CDT Nashville, TN • LP Field (68,798)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsSince rejoining the Ohio Valley Conference, Austin Peay has played nothing but close games with Tennessee State. In 2007, the Govs lost at home 33-32 in overtime. A year later, the Govs dropped a 37-34 decision to TSU in Nashville. Then last season, the Govs won the close decision, 24-21 in Clarksville.

Saturday’s game not only will be the first game of the Sgt. York Trophy series for the two clubs, but also the first of 2010 in the series for the Tennessee-based OVC schools.

The Austin Peay-Tennessee State game will debut the 10-week OVC “Game of the Week” package, produced by regional sports network Wazoo Sports.

This will be the first matchup between APSU fourth-year head coach Rick Christophel and Rod Reed, Tennessee State’s first-year head man. «Read the rest of this article»

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Oak Grove Tourism’s 2nd Annual Butterfly Festival

 

Oak Grove TourismThe Butterfly Festival, one of Oak Grove Tourism’s premier events, celebrates its 2nd year September 18th at the War Memorial Walking Trail Park, 101 Walter Garrett Lane, in Oak Grove, KY. Admission is free.

More than 5,000 people attended last year’s celebration paying tribute to our environment and in particular, Kentucky’s state insect, the Viceroy Butterfly. Despite being so young, the celebration is one of the largest of its kind in Western Kentucky and Middle Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Bikers Who Care Benefit Party and Toy Run Weekend

 

September 17th, 18th, and 19th – Clarksville Speedway

Bikers Who Care The Bikers Who Care are putting on an all weekend long Benefit party, this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Clarksville Speedway, 1600 Needmore Road, Clarksville, TN.

Admission is $25.00 in Advance or $30.00 at the Gate and is good all weekend. «Read the rest of this article»

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First Church of the Nazarene is Hosting a Free College Information Session

 

First Church of the Nazarene The First Church of the Nazarene, located on 150 Richview Road (across from Clarksville High School), will be hosting a free college information session on September 18th at 10:00am. The session will include topics on financial aid, grants that are available to military dependents, the responsibility of the student and the parent, plus much more.

Earlier this year, Governor Bredesen met with leading higher education officials to hammer out a plan to try and get more diplomas in the hands of college students. Tennessee ranks 42nd in the nation in college graduates which is one of the reasons why First Church of the Nazarene has decided to host this event.  «Read the rest of this article»

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Three APSU faculty recognized for their efforts

 

Austin Peay State UniversityThree faculty members at Austin Peay State University have recent noteworthy accomplishments.

Dr. Jack Deibert, professor of geosciences, has been appointed by Governor Phil Bredesen to serve on the state’s Solid Waste Disposal Control Board of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The primary function of the Solid Waste Disposal Control Board is to hear appeals of department actions in enforcement and permitting, and to promulgate regulations in hazardous waste, solid waste and Superfund. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sunday Fun at the Custom’s House: “My Favorite Dog” Day

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterCome down to the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Sunday, September 19th, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm and draw a picture of your favorite dog for us to display in our Explorers’ Gallery. Make a dog sculpture to take home.

The model trains will also be running from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Activity is free with paid admission or museum membership.

Become a museum member today and enjoy free admission and free programs for a year.

For more information call Sue Lewis 931-648-5780 or visit our website: www.customshousemuseum.org.

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Air assault mission disrupts insurgent activity

 

Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte
300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchKunar Province, Afghanistan – Afghan soldiers with Weapons Company, 2nd Kandak wait for an air assault mission with International Security Assistance Forces the morning of September 13th from Combat Outpost Honaker-Miracle. Troops searched the abandoned village of Maidon in the Kunar Province of eastern Afghanistan for weapons caches.

Members of the nomadic tribe who live there moved north for the summer, leaving their homes to be exploited by insurgents. The mission disrupted enemy activity, leading to repeated attacks against the troops with small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades. Neither Afghan soldiers nor ISAF were injured during the attacks.

Afghan soldiers with Weapons Company, 2nd Kandak wait for an air assault mission with International Security Assistance Forces. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Afghan soldiers with Weapons Company, 2nd Kandak wait for an air assault mission with International Security Assistance Forces. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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Free Bicycle Safety Checks on the Clarksville Greenway

 

Clarksville GreenwayThe City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department and The Bicycle Shop invites you to join us at the Clarksville Greenway located at 1101 Pollard Road, Saturday, September 18th from 7:00am to 10:00am for FREE bicycle safety checks! A member from the Clarksville Fire Department will also be on hand discussing tips on what to do in an emergency situation while on the Greenway.

For more information on the Clarksville Greenway and events, please visit us online at www.cityofclarksville.com or call 931-645-7476.





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