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City of Clarksville receives $217,835 Governor’s Highway Safety Office Grant for Alcohol Enforcement

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is proud to announce that the City of Clarksville, after a highly competitive grant process, has been awarded $ 217,835 from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

The funds, which are originally dispersed through the Federal Highway Safety Administration, will be allocated to the Clarksville Police Department in 2015 to use in addressing alcohol related crimes. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Riverfest volunteer prize winner announced by Clarksville Parks and Recreation

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is happy to announce the winners of the Riverfest volunteer prize.

The ROTC program at Austin Peay State University will be awarded the $500.00 cash prize for providing the highest number of volunteer hours served at the 2014 Riverfest celebration held September 5th and 6th at McGregor Park.

Riverfest Volunteer winners announced.

Riverfest Volunteer winners announced.

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Clarksville Police Officer Brett Wiessing receives the Lifesaving Award

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, September 12th, 2014, Officer Brett Wiessing was presented with the Lifesaving Award.

On July 11th, 2014, Officer Wiessing responded to an address on Norris Drive where he located a female stabbing victim lying on the ground, which was unresponsive, not breathing, and had no pulse.

Officer Wiessing performed CPR on the female until she was breathing and regained consciousness.

Officer Brett Wiessing (left) and Deputy Chief Mike Parr (right), receiving the Lifesaving Medal.

Officer Brett Wiessing (left) and Deputy Chief Mike Parr (right), receiving the Lifesaving Medal.

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APSU’s New Governors Stadium to open this Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – For nearly seven decades, Governors Stadium has served as the home of Austin Peay State University football and track and field teams. But nothing in those 68 years compares to the stadium transformation that occurred since the 2013 Governors football campaign ended.

A ceremonial demolition of Governors Stadium began following the November 19th contest against Southeast Missouri. Despite the coldest winter in recent time, including ice conditions that shut down the University for three days, the construction crew lost just one day of work.

Austin Peay State Univeristy's Governors Stadium has undergone a complete makeover since the 2013 season end. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State Univeristy’s Governors Stadium has undergone a complete makeover since the 2013 season end. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for September 7th, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Art on the Park Contest, Martial Arts Seminar and Black Belt training and Kleeman Community Center’s Haunted Maze .

2nd annual Spooky Spectacular and Haunted Maze coming Saturday, October 18th.

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Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival kicked off today with the Regatta boat race

 

Clarksville Riverfest 2014Clarksville, TN – The Riverfest Regatta, presented by U.S. Bank, is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River at Saturday morning, September 6th were made of cardboard or plastic bottles along with a few other approved materials.

“We always enjoy the opportunity to sponsor city events,” said Steve Kemmer of US Bank. “This is the eighth annual Riverfest Regatta, and we have been part of this event for the past several years! It’s just a great way for us to give back to the community, and they have a lot of fun! The creativity is unbelievable.”

Boats competing in the 2014 Riverfest Regatta

Boats competing in the 2014 Riverfest Regatta

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Clarksville Mayoral candidate Bill Summers to attend Riverfest Music and Arts Festival

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Ward 10 Councilman and City Mayoral Candidate Bill Summers will attend the Riverfest Music and Arts Festival this weekend starting today, Friday September 5th, through tomorrow Saturday, September 6th.

Summers and the Summers4Mayor Campaign volunteers will be on site to listen to the concerns citizens have about Clarksville and the direction they would like to see the city move.

Clarksville Councilman Bill Summers

Clarksville Councilman Bill Summers

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Clarksville’s Riverfest 2014 begins tonight with Entertainment from Nine different Bands

 

Jon Royce Band to headline

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville, Miller Lite and Agero invites everyone to come out tonight, Friday, September 5th, to the 27th annual Riverfest Celebration at McGregor Park on the banks of the Cumberland River. Admission is free to this two day music and arts festival.

This year’s festival features local, regional and national entertainers and is a great event for the entire family. Tonight, nine bands will perform on two stages and are guaranteed to entertain and excite those in attendance.

Jon Royce Band headlines Friday night at Riverfest.

Jon Royce Band headlines Friday night at Riverfest.

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Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival Information, Parking and Riverside Drive Lane Closures announced

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – There will be lane closures on Riverside Drive for Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival starting Friday, September 5th through Saturday, September 6th, 2014.

Traffic will be slower moving than usual during this time period, so we recommend drivers plan alternate routes or give themselves plenty of time to travel to their destination.

Free parking will be available at Austin Peay State University’s Dunn Center parking lot.

Riverside Drive Lane Closures for Riverfest to begin Friday, September 5th through Saturday, September 6th.

Riverside Drive Lane Closures for Riverfest to begin Friday, September 5th through Saturday, September 6th.

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Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebration kicks off tomorrow night, September 5th

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – The 27th annual Riverfest Celebration begins tomorrow night, September 5th and continues Saturday, September 6th, 2014 on the banks of the Cumberland River at McGregor Park. Riverfest, a celebration of Clarksville’s river heritage, is brought to you by the City of Clarksville, Miller Lite and Agero.

The free two day music and arts festival features three stages of a variety of local, regional and nationally-known entertainers, delicious food, and fun for the entire family.

Clarksville's Riverfest 2014 begins Friday night, September 5th.

Clarksville’s Riverfest 2014 begins Friday night, September 5th.

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