Clarksville, TN – The Cumberland River has crested at Clarksville at 47.65ft at 10:30pm on April 28th 2012. This is the 10 highest flood on record passing the 47.40 ft record set February 17th 2003. At 46 feet, the left bank of the Cumberland River overflows and flooding officially begins in Clarksville. For comparison purposes the May 2010 floods crested at 62.58 ft.
McGregor Park is closed with most of the walkways and all of the Plaza’s underwater.maintenance employees had already removed their equipment from their storerooms beneath the River Center the previous day as a precaution. Early this morning workers were on hand monitoring the river levels and attempting to keep the flood debris from settling in the stairwells
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation department will hold a Public Involvement Workshop, Thursday, January 24th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at the Parks and Recreation Main office for residents to learn more about two potential projects identified in the 1999 Greenways Master Plan, which will complete a major section of the city’s riverside pedestrian trail development initiative. «Read the rest of this article»
Adams, TN – Port Royal State Historic Park will host a ribbon-cutting event for exterior restorations of its 1859 Masonic Lodge building on September 29th, beginning at 10:00am. Free and open to the public, the anniversary event will also include 19th century living history opportunities, along with exhibits on the area’s tobacco culture and future plans for the park.
In addition to the ribbon-cutting ceremony, other activities will include a 75th Anniversary presentation by State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath and a presentation on Port Royal – its past, present and future. Attached is the initial communication we shared. «Read the rest of this article»
Transportation grant funds section completing pedestrian walkway in downtown River District
Clarksville, TN - Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer announced today a $626,360 transportation enhancement grant to Clarksville for a project that extends a trail along the Red River and completes a walkway in the downtown River District.
The grant funds Segment I of the Clarksville River Trail, the first of two sections of a multi-use, north-south trail segment extending from the merge of the Cumberland and Red Rivers and continuing north along the Red River for approximately 1,500 feet.
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will conduct an open house regarding the Blueway Concept and Vision on March 12th, 2012 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.
The open house will be held at West Creek Elementary School, located at 2101 West Creek Coyote Trail. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University professor awarded $75K state grant to study health of Red River Watershed
The samples were placed in test tubes, and back in his lab inside the APSU Sundquist Science Complex, Lebkuecher noticed that the algae were thriving. This was not good news for the creek. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee - If you are looking for some family fun with a holiday twist – join Sgt. Alvin C. York State Park for a special event this weekend!
There are several events planned in the Middle Tennessee area — something for every age and ability. We hope to see you there! Stay tuned in the coming week for some great New Year’s Eve events!Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!
Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the winter. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!
Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»
Adams, TN – Port Royal State Park today announced the installation of five new outdoor interpretive exhibits, designed to tell the story of the area’s history including information about the town of Port Royal and the Trail of Tears.
Adams, TN – If you’re looking for a free event that the whole family can attend, then you won’t want to miss the moonlit Port Royal by Lantern tour next weekend!
On Friday October 21st ,and Saturday October 22nd at 6:00pm, tours will step into Port Royal’s past, with guided groups leaving every twenty minutes until 9:00pm.
Each stop along the way will be 8-10 minutes long, for a total of an hour long tour. The tour will be held across the Red River on the newly opened trail section of the park.
Fort Campbell, KY – It’s time for eerie dark nights filled with fright. Are you ready for Halloween this year? We have researched many chilling events locally and beyond to satisfy your need to scream this season.
From Haunted Houses to “Terrorific” theatre productions, as well as, harmless hayrides and mystical mazes, we found some great spooky selections for all ages to enjoy. «Read the rest of this article»
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