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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan Honors City Employees for Life-Saving Measures

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On June 1st, 2016, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Maintenance employee Mr. Charles Jackson was performing maintenance work in a restroom on the first floor of City Hall.

While he was working, Mr. Jackson was the victim of a health incident that caused him to fall from a ladder rendering him unconscious and unresponsive.

(L to R) Bill Harpel, Charles Jackson, Mayor Kim McMillan, William Welty and Lori McNulty.

(L to R) Bill Harpel, Charles Jackson, Mayor Kim McMillan, William Welty and Lori McNulty.

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City of Clarksville celebrates Independence Day with a Blast

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville held the ninth annual Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 3rd, 2016 at Liberty Park and what a celebration it was. Featured were great music, good food, games. Just about something for everyone.

The “Ten Strings and Tom” trio kicked things off around 6:00pm. This band is named for the instruments in their band–six string guitar, four string bass, and a tom or one drum of a drum set. They performed songs by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix and others.

City of Clarksville Celebrates our nation's Independence Day.

City of Clarksville Celebrates our nation’s Independence Day.

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Rising waters causes Clarksville Parks and Recreation to close select parks and facilities

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Due to impeding waters and power outages, Clarksville Parks and Recreation has closed some parks and facilities until further notice.

Parks and Recreation advises citizens to use extreme caution by avoiding these areas all together.

High water at McGregor Park along the banks of the Cumberland River in Clarksville Tennessee.

High water at McGregor Park along the banks of the Cumberland River in Clarksville Tennessee.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites you to Paddle your way to fun at Rally on the Cumberland Canoe and Kayak Race

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Rally on the Cumberland is back for its fourth year and registration is underway!  Clarksville Parks and Recreation will host the Canoe and Kayak Race on July 16th at Liberty Park, however participants must register by July 8th to compete.

The race will be held in heats beginning at 8:00am at the Montgomery County Conservation Club, located at 1182 Seven Mile Ferry Road, and finishing near Freedom Point in Liberty Park.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Rally on the Cumberland set for July 16th

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Rally on the Cumberland set for July 16th

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Clarksville’s Independence Day Celebration set for July 3rd, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville will celebrate our nation’s independence this year with the ninth annual Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 3rd, 2016 at Liberty Park. The event is free and open to the public.

Activities and music will begin at 6:00pm Seating is available throughout the park and the concerts will take place on the Great Lawn of the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. Concessions are for sale throughout the park.

Clarksville's Independence Day Celebration will take place at Liberty Park Sunday July 3rd, 2016.

Clarksville’s Independence Day Celebration will take place at Liberty Park Sunday July 3rd, 2016.

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Montgomery County Health Department encourages Healthy Eating at Clarksville Downtown Market

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – On Saturday, June 18th, Clarksville Parks and Recreation held a Health and Fitness Day at the Clarksville Downtown Market. The Montgomery County Health Department had a booth and were giving out samples and the recipe for Citrusy Pico De Galio.

“A couple of times a year, Parks and Recreation invites us to come down to the Downtown Market and encourage healthy eating habits,” said Montgomery County Public Health Director Joey Smith.

The booth was so busy that they ran out of tortilla chips and had to go out for more.

Montgomery County Health Educator Megan Carroll was at the Clarksville Downtown Market this past Saturday handing out samples of freshly made Citrusy Pico De Galio.

Montgomery County Health Educator Megan Carroll was at the Clarksville Downtown Market this past Saturday handing out samples of freshly made Citrusy Pico De Galio.

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Clarksville Police and Parks and Recreation strive to “Bridge the Gap” with Summer Night Lights program

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is joining forces with the Clarksville Police Department to bring forth “Bridging the Gap” as a part of the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program on Wednesday, June 22nd at the Kleeman Recreation Center.

The event will take place from 5:30pm to 9:00pm.

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TWRA held their annual Youth Fishing Rodeo in Clarksville, Saturday

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAClarksville, TN – Despite hot weather, 215 kids descended on the Liberty Park Saturday, June 11th for the annual Youth Fishing Rodeo held by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) in partnership with the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department. The event gives the youth of Clarksville an opportunity to enjoy a day of free fishing.

“Today is our annual free fishing day here with the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department. This is our 14th year of coming out and offering this event for kids 16 years and younger,” stated TWRA officer Jereme Odom.

The annual TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo was held Saturday at the Liberty Park Pond.

The annual TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo was held Saturday at the Liberty Park Pond.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to host Dog Lovers Summer Event Series

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is excited to host Fun with Fido, a free event series for you and your four-legged family member.

The season will kick off at Heritage Park Bark Park, located at 1241 Peacher’s Mill Road, Saturday, June 25th. Join us from 1:00pm to 3:00pm for a tail-waggin’ good time of contests, prizes and dog-related vendors.

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation and TWRA’s Youth Fishing Rodeo set for Saturday, June 11th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation and the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) will be hold the annual Youth Fishing Rodeo this Saturday, June 11th, 2016.

The fishing rodeo will be held at the Liberty Park pond from 7:00am to 9:00am. Hot Dogs and Drinks will be available.

Participants can pick up a form to pre-register at Walmart or Grandpa’s Outdoors prior to the event.

This young lady caught her first fish ever at last year's Youth Fishing Rodeo.

This young lady caught her first fish ever at last year’s Youth Fishing Rodeo.

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