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Clarksville City Council Committee starts work on legislative agenda

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Input from citizens about issues and priorities the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County should recommend to local members of the Tennessee General Assembly is wanted by the City Council ad-hoc committee.

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County to present unified list of Statehouse priorities.

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County to present unified list of Statehouse priorities.

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Clarksville leads Tennessee Cities in Suicide Prevention Training

 

Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network trains 1,200 City of Clarksville employees on QPR

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – According to its training partner, the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN), the City of Clarksville has become the first city in Tennessee to provide suicide prevention training to its entire workforce.

The training program, known as QPR for Suicide Prevention, was conducted primarily by Misty Leitsch, TSPN’s Zero Suicide Director. QPR stands for “Question Persuade Refer.”

Misty Leitsch, Zero Suicide Director, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, and members of the Clarksville Suicide Prevention Alliance, work on plans to bring more suicide prevention training to the Clarksville community. Leitsch has already completed training sessions for the City of Clarksville workforce. (L to R) Kara Merriam, Centerstone, Clarksville; Leitsch; Carrie Brensike, Tennessee Valley VA.; and Joey Smith; Montgomery County Health Director.

Misty Leitsch, Zero Suicide Director, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, and members of the Clarksville Suicide Prevention Alliance, work on plans to bring more suicide prevention training to the Clarksville community. Leitsch has already completed training sessions for the City of Clarksville workforce. (L to R) Kara Merriam, Centerstone, Clarksville; Leitsch; Carrie Brensike, Tennessee Valley VA.; and Joey Smith; Montgomery County Health Director.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Mayors create Interstate Exit Beautification Task Force

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett together have created a task force to formulate a plan to beautify the Interstate 24 exits that serve the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

Interstate Exit Beautification Task Force will hold it's first meeting at Clarksville City Hall on Tuesday, May 14th.

Interstate Exit Beautification Task Force will hold it’s first meeting at Clarksville City Hall on Tuesday, May 14th.

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Austin Peay State University to keep local job market strong with new survey, business, industry summit

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has developed a national reputation in recent years for its innovative practices, and in the next few months, the University will take another step forward by attempting to predict the future.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White speaks at a previous industry summit. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White speaks at a previous industry summit. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held May 2nd, 2019

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville

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Austin Peay State University GIS student Bryndon Rhoton’s road closure map unveiled on Clarksville’s new website

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When the City of Clarksville launched its new website on April 8th, 2019 that day’s news release lauded “a fresh, easy-to-navigate and more powerful website that will enhance the city’s ability to engage and serve its citizens.” Austin Peay State University’s GIS Center helped create one of the engaging elements that lives on the city’s new homepage – an interactive map that continuously updates with road maintenance and closure information.

Bryndon Rhoton, a computer information systems junior at Austin Peay State University, designed the road closure map on the City of Clarksville's website.

Bryndon Rhoton, a computer information systems junior at Austin Peay State University, designed the road closure map on the City of Clarksville’s website.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett honor Dispatchers in Proclamation

 

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April 14th-20th is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett have proclaimed April 14th-20th as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in Clarksville-Montgomery County to honor of the men and women of the E-911 Center whose diligence and professionalism keep the community safe.

Ashley Arrington and Benjamin Tribbett, with plaques, were honored by their peers at the E-911 Center as 2019 Co-Workers of the Year. The plaques were bestowed Monday by, from left, Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and E-911 Center Director Brian Hitchcock.

Ashley Arrington and Benjamin Tribbett, with plaques, were honored by their peers at the E-911 Center as 2019 Co-Workers of the Year. The plaques were bestowed Monday by, from left, Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and E-911 Center Director Brian Hitchcock.

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Austin Peay State University in Clarksville Tennessee cuts out-of-state tuition by nearly half

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU), Tennessee’s fastest-growing public university, is looking to attract more students from other states by cutting its out-of-state tuition.

For years, students living outside of Tennessee paid about $11,000 per semester, but a new rate approved by Austin Peay’s Board of Trustees nearly cuts that amount in half to just under $6,200 for 12 credit hours.

Out-of-state tuition at Austin Peay State University reduced by nearly half. (APSU)

Out-of-state tuition at Austin Peay State University reduced by nearly half. (APSU)

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Clarksville Leaders attend Veterans Affairs Suicide-Prevention Academy

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNWashington, D.C. – Leaders from Clarksville and Middle Tennessee gathered in the nation’s capital last week to continue working on a public health strategy to prevent suicide among soldiers, veterans and their families.

The policy academy was convened by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Last week Clarksville Group attended VA Suicide-Prevention Academy in Washington D.C.

Last week Clarksville Group attended VA Suicide-Prevention Academy in Washington D.C.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held April 4th, 2018

 

Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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