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Rivers and Spires Festival Sets New Attendance Record this year

 

Clarksville Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 2016 Rivers and Spires Festival shattered previous attendance records, bringing over 49,000 people into downtown Clarksville over the April 14th-16th weekend. This year’s event was the largest Rivers and Spires to date with the 2010 Festival previously holding the record at 42,073 when the Charlie Daniels Band performed.

“The Festival definitely did what it was supposed to do; bring people downtown, promote the community and offer free family entertainment for all ages. We are very pleased with how the event went this year,” said Theresa Harrington, Executive Director of Visit Clarksville.

2016 Rivers and Spires Festival was the biggest one yet.

2016 Rivers and Spires Festival was the biggest one yet.

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New Providence Community Policing Center Donates Bicycle to Northwest High School student Shawntae Nelson

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The New Providence Community Policing Center (NPCPC) is at it again! Another brand new bicycle has been donated.

In November of last year, the Clarksville Police Department posted the following—on Thursday November 12th, 2015, Mark Baggett and his son Neil Baggett, co-owners of Riverside Bicycle Shop in Clarksville, donated a bike from their shop to support the efforts of the NPCPC.

(L to R) Sgt Johnny Ferguson, Shawntae Nelson, Principal Theresa Muckleroy, Officer Jeff Derico, and Deputy Bryan Green.

(L to R) Sgt Johnny Ferguson, Shawntae Nelson, Principal Theresa Muckleroy, Officer Jeff Derico, and Deputy Bryan Green.

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field has solid performance at Florida Relays

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUGainesville, FL – Austin Peay State University faced some of the nation’s best at the Florida Relays, putting the Governors squarely in the national spotlight at one of the Southeast’s premiere events.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System selects Kimberley Slight CMCSS Teacher of the Year Grades, 9-12

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – Kimberley Slight has been named CMCSS Teacher of the Year for Grades 9-12 today by the Clarksville Montgomery County School System.

Kimberley Slight has been teaching at Northwest High School for 22 years. She was also named the Mid Cumberland Region Teacher of the Year for grades 9-12.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Offers Four Summer Academy-Themed Camps

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) will be offering four different academy-themed camps for students this summer.

They include: a STEM Exploration Camp at Kenwood High School; a Create Workshop at Rossview High School; a MediCamp at Northwest High School; and an Ag Summer Camp at Montgomery Central High School.

All of the three-day camps are $40.00 each.

Four Academy-Themed Camps to be offered by Clarksville-Montgomery County School System this summer.

Four Academy-Themed Camps to be offered by Clarksville-Montgomery County School System this summer.

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Student Volunteers Learn Life Lessons

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Behind the scenes at the Rivers and Spires Festival, hundreds of volunteers invest time and energy into keeping the festival clean, safe and fun for all attendees.

In 2015, more than 300 local high school students volunteered their time in Rivers and Spires’ Family Fun Zone and Toddler Town areas. In all, the students logged nearly 900 hours of service time.

Two of the participating schools were selected to win last the Mayor’s Volunteer Cup Trophy in 2015 based on service hours, student participation, and attitude.

Northwest High School Vikings Football team.

Northwest High School Vikings Football team.

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APSU Track and Field enters OVC Indoor Championships banged up

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – As much success Austin Peay State University has enjoyed in track and field during the last few seasons, the Governors have also seen their share of good fortune, namely in the injury department—at a time when many teams are banged up and missing key pieces, Austin Peay entered OVC Indoor and Outdoor Championship action largely intact over the past few seasons.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field competes in the OVC Indoor and Outdoor Championship this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field competes in the OVC Indoor and Outdoor Championship this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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Meet Clarksville Police Sergeant Johnny Ferguson

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN –  Sergeant Ferguson has worked with the Clarksville Police Department for 19 years.

He is currently the District 2B Day Shift Sergeant. His home precinct is CPD Headquarters, and his area of responsibility is downtown Clarksville (Riverside Drive, Madison Street, the area surrounding APSU, Providence Boulevard, Lincoln Homes, Summit Heights, etc).

The Clarksville Police Department showed an immediate interest in Sgt Ferguson after he graduated from Austin Peay State University with a degree in Police Science and Administration. He went through their testing process in January of 1997 and was hired in February of 1997.

Clarksville Police Sergeant Johnny Ferguson. (CPD)

Clarksville Police Sergeant Johnny Ferguson. (CPD)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Awards Nearly $20,000 In Great Idea Grants to Local Educators

 

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

Education Foundation president Brian Taylor notes that the increase in funds awarded is possible because of contributions made by individual community members to recent Foundation fundraisers including the Vision to Reality Banquet and the Annual Campaign.

Education Foundation Awards Nearly $20,000 In Great Idea Grants

Education Foundation Awards Nearly $20,000 In Great Idea Grants

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field at ETSU Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field team exits the midstate area for the first time in the 2015-16 indoor season, when the Govs compete in the ETSU Invitational, beginning 10:00am, Friday, in Johnson City, TN.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field head to East Tennessee for ETSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field head to East Tennessee for ETSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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