Topic: Cumberland River
Written by Leon Roberts
Nashville, TN – An old photo album with historical imagery from the February 1939 flood of the Cumberland River Basin is now available to the public on the Internet in the USACE Digital Library. These include photos from the Clarksville Montgomery County area.
Tammy Kirk, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District librarian, scanned more than 200 photos from the 1939 flood so that academics, members of the press, genealogists and local historians can research and utilize the images.
Clarksville, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Investigators have identified the man found in the Cumberland River early Monday morning as Jesse Lee Myer, 31, of Clarksville.
Investigators do not suspect foul play. Cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner in Nashville, TN. Official autopsy results will take 6-8 weeks.
Clarksville, TN – Investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office have identified the victim found in the Cumberland River near the Yellow Creek Boat Ramp Monday morning.
The Sheriff’s Office is awaiting next kin notification before releasing the victim’s name.
Clarksville, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Deputies have recovered a body near the Yellow Creek Boat Ramp on the Cumberland River.
MCSO Deputies, Emergency Medical Services, and The Rescue Squad were dispatched to the area Monday morning after a boater called 911. Upon arrival deputies were able to locate the body of a white male that appeared to be in his mid 30’s on the riverbank.
Clarksville, TN – Laying Low is back for its fifth installment to benefit the Customs House Museum on Saturday, October 3rd. This laid-back annual fundraiser begins at 5:00pm and will last into the evening.
Laying Low will be hosted by the downtown branch of F&M Bank, in the courtyard overlooking the Cumberland River.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville’s 2015 Riverfest Festival wrapped up Saturday, September 12th. It was cloudy, cool with a slight breeze. Fantastic weather for the event.
Everything kicked off at 10:00am with Riverfest Regatta and the Human Foosball Tournament. The cardboard boat race is one of the most unique and fun events at Riverfest.
Unlike other boat races, participants in the Regatta compete in boats made from cardboard, plastic bottles and other approved materials. Competitors raced 100 yards on the Cumberland River to the finish line. This year, only two boats sank.
Clarksville, TN – Truly one of the most unique, fun, events at Clarksville’s Riverfest is the Regatta boat race. Unlike other boat races, participants in the Regatta compete in boats made from cardboard, plastic bottles and other approved materials.
The race kicked off at 10:00am at the McGregor boat dock. Competitors raced 100 yards on the Cumberland River to the finish line.
Clarksville, TN – If you have ever wondered what it would be like to scuba dive, then here is your chance. Waterdogs Scuba and Safety has partnered with the National Diving Education Association to bring the “Be A Diver” program to Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebration Saturday.
The “Be A Diver” program will let you try scuba diving under the direction of professional scuba instructors. You will learn how to use scuba gear in shallow water and experience what it’s like to breath underwater.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebration continues Saturday at McGregor Park. The entertainment begins at 10:00am Saturday, September 12th. The Miller Lite stage will feature David Perez, Cole Washburn, and a host of other country artists.
On the Riverbend stage, watch as local dance academies strut their stuff followed by a Step Show hosted by Daymar Institute.
Clarksville, TN – The rain Friday afternoon dissipated, the sun came out and dried off the banks of the Cumberland river. Rain delayed the start of Riverfest, but once it started, it was with a bang.
Those in attendance were welcomed by the sounds of different musical acts on three stages at McGregor Park. Besides the music, there were activities for the family, food, vendors and more.
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