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Walk with Me Tennessee Program offers Smoky Mountains prize

 

Walk With Me TennesseeClarksville, TN - Thanks to the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce, the grand prize winner of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Walk with Me Tennessee program, will receive a two-night stay at Fairfield Inn in Sevierville, Tennessee, two combo passes to all Ripley’s attractions (including the Aquarium in Gatlinburg) and two tickets to the interactive museum, WonderWorks, located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Walk with Me Tennessee Program

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Walk with Me Tennessee Program

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers Discover Scuba class

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN - As the Indoor Aquatic Center gears up for another indoor pool season, the Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department invites you to try your hand at deep sea diving, right here in Clarksville!

Discover Scuba with Clarksville Parks and Recreation

Discover Scuba with Clarksville Parks and Recreation

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Down with the Good Ol’ Boys Liquor Store Law

 

It’s Time to Repeal Clarksville’s Good Ol’ Boys’ Liquor Store Permit Law

Liquor StoreClarksville, TN – The Tennessean recently reported that certain folks in Clarksville are questioning the merit of having a limit of only a dozen liquor stores that can be allowed to legally operate in Clarksville at any one time.

The out-dated fifty-year-old city ordinance has created an artificial market for “certificates of compliance,” not to mention creating in the local liquor market an oligopoly (the market condition that exists when there are few sellers, as a result of which they can greatly influence price and other market factors).

Both the local liquor oligopoly and the market for “certificates of compliance” hurt Clarksville’s local economy. «Read the rest of this article»




Clarksville couple has a lifetime of Elvis memories

 

Clarksville, TN - Walker and Judy McCutcheon are big Elvis Presley fans.

HUGE!

And if you know the two retired Fort Campbell school teachers, then you know what a big understatement that is.

But their love and appreciation of the music of their generation, runs deeper than just the legend the world knows simply by his first name….Elvis.

Judy and Walker McCutcheon-(photo by Bill Larson Clarksville Online)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Summer Youth Program

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Youth Program will begin June 3rd with the opening of program sites and will end July 12th. This year’s theme is “It’s a Jungle Out There!”

The Summer Youth Program is a six-week day camp-type program that is offered each summer to youths, ages 6-16. Gyms at various locations are staffed with directors and assistants, who will help with playtime activities and provide free, instructional classes such as gymnastics and karate.

Summer Youth Program

Summer Youth Program

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers new programs for area youth

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks & Recreation hosts two programs at all the Burt-Cobb and Crow community centers in to reach help mentor and aide middle school and high school-aged members of the community.

The Burt-Cobb Community Center is home to the Dream Chasers Group Mentoring Program each Tuesday from 4:00pm to 5:30pm. Dream Chasers is focused on helping at-risk youth, ages 13-17 in a small group atmosphere. Teens can enjoy free pizza courtesy of Little Caesar’s and talk about their lives with mentors who can provide positive influences. «Read the rest of this article»

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Middle Tennessee Hiring Fair for Veterans this Week

 

Tennessee National GuardSmyrna, TN – A Hiring Fair will be held on February 14th, at Building 500, on the Smyrna Volunteer Training Site from 1:00pm-4:00pm and is open to all National Guard members, reservists, spouses, and veterans, announced Maj. Gen. Terry “Max” Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General.

“We’re all taught to look out for our buddies and hiring fairs are one way of doing that,” Haston said. “Some service members have returned from Iraq or Afghanistan to find the place where they worked no longer in business, and now they’re out looking. We’re trying to help them every way we can.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Richview Middle School Boys and Girls basketball teams win Championships

 

Richview Middle SchoolClarksville, TN – Thursday night at New Providence Middle School there were two District Basketball Champions crowned.

In the girls championship game – Richview Middle School played a grueling basketball game against Rossview Middle School winning by one point in overtime. The Cowboys battled back and forth with the Hawks in a close game with a final score of 51-50.

Richview Middle School Girls Champions.

Richview Middle School Girls Champions.

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The Gene Belt story: “I will not be outdone”

 
Gene Belt

Gene Belt

Clarksville, TN – This is the true story about a man who loved his music, and wasn’t going to let anything stop him from playing it.  Even after a life-changing accident that could have killed him and cost  him the fingers of his left hand.

This is the story of a simple country preacher who taught himself to play the guitar so he could play in church.

The story of a man who, through tragedy,  would never play his beloved guitar again, but looked at the piano, and said, “I can do this.”

With only six fingers.

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James Corlew Chevrolet Cadillac teams up with Royals Futbol Club to help raise thousands of dollars for youth soccer program

 

Clarksville, TNJames Corlew Chevrolet CadillacIn the spirit of teamwork taught by youth sports, James Corlew Chevrolet Cadillac is teaming up with Royals Futbol Club to provide their players and coaches with soccer kits filled with equipment bags, pop-up nets, sport cones, scrimmage vests, t-shirts, a sponsorship check and an opportunity to help them raise funds.

Royals Futbol Club will have the opportunity to raise as much as $10,000 through a fundraising opportunity where one lucky recipient will win his or her choice of a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox or 2012 Chevrolet Cruze. Another lucky winner will receive a Home Entertainment Package.

One lucky recipient will win his or her choice of a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox or 2012 Chevrolet Cruze.

One lucky recipient will win his or her choice of a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox or 2012 Chevrolet Cruze.

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