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Clarksville Makes Pitch for TSSAA Football Championships

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – With a little luck and a lot of community support, local tourism officials are hoping Clarksville will host the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) state football championships beginning in 2017.

Visit Clarksville and Austin Peay State University athletic department officials hosted a site visit for seven TSSAA staff earlier in September to show just what Clarksville has to offer.

APSU Athletic Director Ryan Ivey addresses some members of the TSSAA delegation in the Fortera Stadium locker room. Pictured left to right are: TSSAA Assistant Executive Director Mark Reeves, Executive Director Bernard Childress, TSSAA Technology Director Bradley Lambert, APSU Athletic Director Ryan Ivey, and TSSAA Assistant Executive Director Richard McWhirter.

APSU Athletic Director Ryan Ivey addresses some members of the TSSAA delegation in the Fortera Stadium locker room. Pictured left to right are: TSSAA Assistant Executive Director Mark Reeves, Executive Director Bernard Childress, TSSAA Technology Director Bradley Lambert, APSU Athletic Director Ryan Ivey, and TSSAA Assistant Executive Director Richard McWhirter.

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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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Join Empty Bowls Clarksville on September 17th and help make our community a hunger free zone

 

September is National Hunger Action Month

Empty Bowls ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – In America we tend to think of hunger as a minimal problem. But, it is estimated one in six Americans – and one in five children in the U.S. – are dealing with a very real hunger problem. Nearly 15 percent of Americans live in food insecure households, where a lack of money and/or resources means there isn’t consistent access to quality food and nutrition.

September is National Hunger Action Month; nationwide people are asked to take action to fight hunger in their communities. Hunger Action Month offers an opportunity to share your time, talent and resources to impact your local food pantries and soup kitchens to help feed Clarksville-Montgomery County Residents who struggle every day.

Empty Bowls to hold “Paint-a –thon” at the Pottery Room on Saturday, September 17th, 2016.

Empty Bowls to hold “Paint-a –thon” at the Pottery Room on Saturday, September 17th, 2016.

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Political Get Together of Democratic and Progressive Minds

 

Election 2016Clarksville, TN – Join fellow Democratic Party Members and Progressives from Clarksville Montgomery County and the Coffee Party of Clarksville, TN as we come together to discuss the upcoming election and to meet some of the Democratic Party Candidates who are running for office.

This event will take place on August 29th, 2016, at Up In Smoke Cigars Inc. 109 Hatcher Lane Clarksville, TN from 6:30pm until 9:30pm.

Come out and let’s get fired up for the upcoming election.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 14th, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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: Riverfest Activities, Clarksville Sportsfest, Clarksville Downtown Market running for National Award, Youth Adaptive Soccer League and the Farm-To-Market Dinner.

Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta

Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 7th, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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: Clarksville Sportsfest,  Clarksville Downtown Market running for National Award, Youth Adaptive Soccer League and the  Farm-To-Market Dinner.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Severe Thunderstorms possible today for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) says hazardous weather is possible today for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee.

There is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. A few storms may become strong to severe, especially West of Interstate 65.

The main threat will be damaging straight line winds and localized flooding through 9:00pm.

Strong to Severe Thunderstorms likely today for Clarksville-Montgomery County

Strong to Severe Thunderstorms likely today for Clarksville-Montgomery County

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Cooling at the Cave Attracts Huge Crowd to Dunbar Cave

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave sponsor Cooling at the Cave, a family event once every year. The event was held Saturday, July 30th. This year’s music was provided by Cumberland Winds Jazz Project, an 18-piece ensemble that was perfect for the venue.

Their cool jazz thrilled a crowd of more than 300—couples, families with small children, people with their well-behaved dogs, and jazz lovers of all ages. With songs like “String of Pearls,” Tuxedo Junction,” “Stardust,” and other favorites, Cumberland Winds enchanted the on-lookers with their finesse and pleasing harmonies.

Cooling at the Cave

Cooling at the Cave

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League Of Voter Empowerment announces 2016 Election Endorsements

 

Election 2016Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County “League Of Voter Empowerment” (L.O.V.E.), a voters club comprised of local residents who meet monthly to discuss politics and the current state of governmental affairs, has announced its endorsements for the August 4th, 2016 State Primary and County General Election.

We believe the following group of candidates hold true to our mission statement of “having the best interest of their constituents in mind” and will best represent the people of our nation; state, city and county in the true democracy manner in which this country was built on.

Clarksville-Montgomery County “League Of Voter Empowerment” (L.O.V.E.)

Clarksville-Montgomery County “League Of Voter Empowerment” (L.O.V.E.)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until late tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch which is in effect until 1:00am tonight for areas generally along and north of a line from Waynesboro to Woodbury to Jamestown. This includes the Clarksville-Montgomery County.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms expected through tonight which will lead to locally heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches with higher amounts. Intense rainfall rates may lead to several inches of rain in a short amount of time.

Flash Flood Watch in effect for Clarksville Montgomery County until 1:00am tonight.

Flash Flood Watch in effect for Clarksville Montgomery County until 1:00am tonight.

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