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Acuff Circle honors Evans Harvill during annual Ovation Awards

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – More than 100 arts supporters from Clarksville and Nashville gathered at the Customs House Museum to honor philanthropist Evans Harvill for his long years of promoting arts at Austin Peay State University and in the community, as he received a top arts award.

Eight others were recognized at the same event, the annual Ovation Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence. The celebration calls attention to outstanding contributions of the arts in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

 The Circle is the patron society of the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, and it works to advance arts and culture in Clarksville and Montgomery County.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year's Ovation Awards.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year’s Ovation Awards.

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Acuff Circle of Excellence announces Ovation Award winners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A major financial supporter of Austin Peay State University, whose contributions to the arts at the school, are legion. A founding member of the Downtown Artists Co-op and the Friends of Photography, who also is an accomplished artist.

A civic organization that keeps the Southern heritage of fiddling alive. And, a company that has consistently supported the arts, in addition to a multitude of other community endeavors for many years.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Awards Nearly $23,000 in Great Idea Grants to Local Educators

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education FoundationClarksville, TN – For the past eight years, the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation has offered Clarksville Montgomery County School System educators the opportunity to compete for funds that benefit their classrooms and special projects in a non-traditional way.

This year, 25 out of 65 applicants were awarded up to $1,000 each to implement their ideas, which will impact CMCSS students both directly and indirectly. Awards received were based on a competitive rubric and its potential impact school-wide or in the classroom.

Clarksville Montgomery County School System educators receive $23,000 in Great Idea Grants

Clarksville Montgomery County School System educators receive $23,000 in Great Idea Grants

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APSU Governors Football signs #1 FCS and OVC Recruiting Class on National Signing Day

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University football team recorded the nation’s best FCS NCAA Division I recruiting class in the country according to 247sports.com after signing 20 future Govs Wednesday morning as part of National Signing Day.

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APSU Women’s Soccer has 10 players sign National Letters of Intent for 2017

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team announced Wednesday the addition of 10 players who signed national letters of intent to join the 2017 roster this fall.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer adds 10 players during National Signing Day. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer adds 10 players during National Signing Day. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former City Councilman Richard Powers passes away

 

Father of Councilman Bill Powers served in local government for 33 years

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Richard Randolph Powers, 92, a former City Councilman and County Commissioner, and the father of current Ward 11 City Councilman Bill Powers, died Sunday, January 22nd, 2017.

“Mr. Powers was a spirited gentleman who devoted time and effort to good government and his community. We honor his long service to the people of Clarksville,” Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan said Monday. “Our condolences go out to Councilman Bill Powers and all his family and friends as they mourn the passing of Mr. Powers.”

Former City Councilman Richard Powers

Former City Councilman Richard Powers

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Nominations still being accepted for APSU’s Acuff Circle of Excellence annual Ovation Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The deadline for nominations for the coveted Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards in the artists fast approaching.

Nominees must have made significant contributions to the artistic and cultural life of the Clarksville-Montgomery County community.

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Austin Peay State University’s Acuff Circle seeking nominations for Ovation Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The coveted Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards in the arts will be presented March 5th, 2017, but nominations already are being sought.

The Circle, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Austin Peay State University Foundation, is a patron society of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. The awards have been presented since 1996.

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Clarksville High School’s Riley Cooper signs with APSU Golf

 

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APSU Women's Golf - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf coach Sara Robson will keep a local talent close to home with the addition of Riley Cooper, who signed her National Letter of Intent, Friday, during early signing period.

Cooper, a Clarksville High product, is a two-time All-Area First-Team honoree under JT Batson.

Clarksville High School's Riley Cooper signs National Letter of Intent with Austin Peay, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Clarksville High School’s Riley Cooper signs National Letter of Intent with Austin Peay, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan celebrates with Clarksville High Schools’ Girls Soccer, Golf Teams

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Tennessee State championships are rare, and when two girls teams at one school bring home a pair of them in one year, it’s an even bigger feat.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan was on hand Monday for a student assembly to help celebrate the season of success at Clarksville High School, where both the girls soccer team and the girls golf team won state championships this fall.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan celebrates with the state championship CHS Girls Soccer Team.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan celebrates with the state championship CHS Girls Soccer Team.

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