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Acuff Circle honors Evans Harvill during annual Ovation Awards

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – More than 100 arts supporters from Clarksville and Nashville gathered at the Customs House Museum to honor philanthropist Evans Harvill for his long years of promoting arts at Austin Peay State University and in the community, as he received a top arts award.

Eight others were recognized at the same event, the annual Ovation Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence. The celebration calls attention to outstanding contributions of the arts in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

 The Circle is the patron society of the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, and it works to advance arts and culture in Clarksville and Montgomery County.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year's Ovation Awards.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year’s Ovation Awards.

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Acuff Circle of Excellence announces Ovation Award winners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A major financial supporter of Austin Peay State University, whose contributions to the arts at the school, are legion. A founding member of the Downtown Artists Co-op and the Friends of Photography, who also is an accomplished artist.

A civic organization that keeps the Southern heritage of fiddling alive. And, a company that has consistently supported the arts, in addition to a multitude of other community endeavors for many years.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Awards Nearly $23,000 in Great Idea Grants to Local Educators

 

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

This year, 25 out of 65 applicants were awarded up to $1,000 each to implement their ideas, which will impact CMCSS students both directly and indirectly. Awards received were based on a competitive rubric and its potential impact school-wide or in the classroom.

Clarksville Montgomery County School System educators receive $23,000 in Great Idea Grants

Clarksville Montgomery County School System educators receive $23,000 in Great Idea Grants

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Nominations still being accepted for APSU’s Acuff Circle of Excellence annual Ovation Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The deadline for nominations for the coveted Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards in the artists fast approaching.

Nominees must have made significant contributions to the artistic and cultural life of the Clarksville-Montgomery County community.

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Austin Peay State University’s Acuff Circle seeking nominations for Ovation Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The coveted Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards in the arts will be presented March 5th, 2017, but nominations already are being sought.

The Circle, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Austin Peay State University Foundation, is a patron society of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. The awards have been presented since 1996.

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Austin Peay State University Army ROTC to honor memory of 1st Lt. Kip Stevens with ceremony, induction on November 17th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Governors Guard ROTC detachment prides itself on teaching young men and women to become officers and leaders; soldiers who continually do what is necessary to achieve success on every mission – in the classroom, in training in the field and on the field of battle.

1st Lt. Kip Stevens

1st Lt. Kip Stevens

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Kenwood High School and Northwest High School picked for State College Preparedness Grant

 

Advise TNClarksville, TN – Kenwood High School and Northwest High School have been selected as partner schools for the new statewide Advise TN college advising program, coordinated by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

Northwest and Kenwood are two of 30 high schools across the state which will receive an Advise TN college advisor who will work full time to ensure that all students at each of the two schools have the information and support needed to access college opportunities.

The Advise TN college advisor will work closely with Kenwood and Northwest High Schools’ counselors to provide services to students and build up on work already being done at the school.

The Advise TN college advisor will work closely with Kenwood and Northwest High Schools’ counselors to provide services to students and build up on work already being done at the school.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reminds Citizens about the Dangers of Distracted Driving

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind parents to speak to their children about the dangers of distracted driving.

With school out for the summer, there will be more teen and young adult drivers on the road during the day.

“Reading one text message takes your eyes off the road for 4.6 seconds, which is the equivalent of driving the length of a football field blindfolded at 55 miles per hour,” said Lisa McClain, Director of Montgomery County Driver Safety.

Booze It & Lose It at Montgomery Central High School

Booze It & Lose It at Montgomery Central High School

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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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