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City of Clarksville announces Improvements coming to Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Bypass intersections

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Improvements are moving forward for several intersections on State Route 76/Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway/U.S. Highway 41A Bypass — the popular southernmost route connecting Interstate 24 at Exit 11 and downtown Clarksville — while study continues on another intersection along the route.

Vehicles move through the Vaughn Road intersection on Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway on a recent morning. The state Department of Transportation and the Clarksville Street Department have announced plans to install traffic signals and turning lanes at the intersection in the coming months.

Vehicles move through the Vaughn Road intersection on Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway on a recent morning. The state Department of Transportation and the Clarksville Street Department have announced plans to install traffic signals and turning lanes at the intersection in the coming months.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan proclaims Constitution Week

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan met Thursday with members of the Captain William Edmiston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution to proclaim Constitution Week in Clarksville.

The United States Constitution stands as this country’s enduring governmental roadmap and a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties, freedoms and inalienable rights.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan presents the Constitution Week proclamation to members of the local Daughters of the American Revolution. Taking part are (top, from left) Gail Longton, Barbara Wilbur, Alicia Clark and (bottom, from left) Cynthia Gray, Mayor McMillan and Sheri Ripple.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan presents the Constitution Week proclamation to members of the local Daughters of the American Revolution. Taking part are (top, from left) Gail Longton, Barbara Wilbur, Alicia Clark and (bottom, from left) Cynthia Gray, Mayor McMillan and Sheri Ripple.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan supports local “Pain Warriors”

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Omega Kimoto knows pain. In fact, she calls herself a “pain warrior.”

Kimoto has battled since 2008 when she was injured while serving as an Alabama Conservation Enforcement officer. A career of law enforcement and community service was taken away virtually overnight.

After a second surgery she developed a condition known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, and her list of chronic pain conditions grew to include Arnold Chiari Malformation, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and Glaucoma.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Omega Kimoto met recently to issue a proclamation designating September as Pain Awareness Month in Clarksville.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Omega Kimoto met recently to issue a proclamation designating September as Pain Awareness Month in Clarksville.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Free Concert and Movie at Liberty Park September 24th

 

Movies in the Park - Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and Convergys are excited to announce Inside Out is coming to the big screen Saturday, September 24th as part of the 2016 Movies in the Park series.

Movies in the Park will take place at the Liberty Park Amphitheater, located at 1188 Cumberland Drive. Pre-show activities will include a free concert with local singer/songwriter, Sarah Jayne at 4:00pm and Christian music artist, Alphonse Prather at 5:00pm.

Disney's "Inside Out" to be shown at Liberty Park Saturday, September 24th.

Disney’s “Inside Out” to be shown at Liberty Park Saturday, September 24th.

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City of Clarksville held ‘Welcome Home Veterans’ events

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greeted hundreds of military veterans at Liberty Park on Thursday for a Welcome Home Parade, a picnic lunch and musical entertainment.

“We welcome you to Clarksville, we honor you, and we thank you for your service to America,” McMillan said to a lunchtime audience in the Wilma Rudolph Events Center. “Please know that the City of Clarksville, with its special connection to Fort Campbell, especially loves our veterans.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greets military veterans in town for a Welcome Home Parade on Thursday.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greets military veterans in town for a Welcome Home Parade on Thursday.

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City of Clarksville Population Estimates Climb Toward 150,000

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Estimates released yesterday from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey show Clarksville’s population at 149,120. Just shy of the 150,000 mark, this growth reflects an 11.6% increase over the past five years.

In the same report, Montgomery County population is growing quickly toward a population of 200,000, with a 2015 estimate of 193,479, which is also up 11.6% from 2010. The number of households in the county increased to 70,494, up 7.7% over 2014.

Average Age Stays Young; Education Improves

Average Age Stays Young; Education Improves

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City of Clarksville seeks citizen input on Greenways Expansion

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Local residents, especially those interested in a system of greenways that link North Clarksville to downtown, are invited to a public workshop to discuss the ongoing project.

The workshop is a come-and-go event from 6:00pm-7:00pm, September 22nd at the McGregor Park Museum, 640 North Riverside Drive.

This map shows the major components of the Red River Greenways grant request, which is the subject of a public workshop at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at McGregor Park Museum.

This map shows the major components of the Red River Greenways grant request, which is the subject of a public workshop at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at McGregor Park Museum.

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Clarksville’s Riverfest served up great entertainment and fun for everyone

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 10th, 2016 the 28th annual Riverfest Celebration wrapped up with all day entertainment, music, games, food and more. Riverfest gives the community a great opportunity to come down to the Cumberland River at McGregor Park and enjoy all the wonderful music with family and friends. Best of all, it’s free.

Saturday got started with the annual Riverfest Regatta at 10:00am at the McGregor Park Boat Ramp. The race consists of boats made out of cardboard or plastic bottles that race down the Cumberland River. This year, nine teams competed in three heats for awards.

Country music singer Brandy Clark at the 2016 Riverfest Festival.

Country music singer Brandy Clark at the 2016 Riverfest Festival.

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Clarksville’s Fort Defiance to host “Sevier Days” September 16th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, is excited to present “Sevier Days,” an 18th century, pre-Civil War event from 9:00am to 1:00pm on Friday, September 16th and 10:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, September 17th, 2016.

Flintlock musket firing demonstrations to be held at Fort Defiance on September 16th.

Flintlock musket firing demonstrations to be held at Fort Defiance on September 16th.

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City of Clarksville supports Hidden Heroes campaign

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Research shows that an alarming number of military and veteran caregivers are suffering debilitating metal, physical, and emotional effects as a result of their caregiving duties.

In an effort to battle the problem in the home of Fort Campbell, the City Council unanimously approved a resolution September 1st expressing support for “Hidden Heroes: The National Coalition for Military Caregivers.”

A soldier is welcomed home after deployment to Afghanistan.

A soldier is welcomed home after deployment to Afghanistan.

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