Topic: Riverside Drive
An exercise in homelessness.
I wanted to get to my spot by 10:00am this morning, so I got up and headed out early to catch the bus, not even taking the time to eat my oatmeal. The oatmeal, by the way, has been a lifesaver.
This past winter when we were doing the warming shelters, Mat Lasater (of Lasaters) donated these cool little cups of oatmeal, and all you have to do is add warm water, so I brought some with me to see how they do out in the woods … and from this point on, they’ll be standard issue in Manna Café’s homeless bags.
An exercise in homelessness.
I’m sorry these two days are late, but I worked a couple of side jobs the last two nights—and on top of sneaking in and out of camp, riding the bus, and standing on my street corners as long as possible, it made for a couple of very long days. In fact, Friday night I got only five hours of sleep, if you can call it that. I’m still not used to this hard ground.
As I’m writing this, I can sense some of you rolling your eyes all the way back into your head (they’re making sounds almost like a slot machine). You’re thinking, “I knew it! I knew he’d sell out!—He’s working, and the homeless are lazy—they don’t work!”
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Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville will celebrate our nation’s independence this year with the seventh annual Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at Liberty Park.
The event is free and begins at 6:30pm. Seating is available throughout the park and the concerts will take place on the Great Lawn of the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.
Clarksville, TN – There is still time to register, and receive a discounted rate, for Clarksville’s inaugural Tri Clarksville Triathlon, coming up Saturday, August 23rd, 2014.
Hundreds of bikers, swimmers and runners will test their strength and ability along the Cumberland River and the roads of Montgomery County. The route will begin and end at Liberty Park and will consist of both Intermediate and Sprint races. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – World Cup fever continues to intensify, with soccer fans across the globe scrambling to fill their World Cup sticker albums. The Austin Peay State University Hispanic Cultural Center and Hispanic Alumni Chapter are embarking on a tour to host World Cup Sticker Exchanges at select businesses.
In addition to trading stickers and filling up World Cup sticker albums, there will be free giveaways for those that can answer soccer trivia correctly. Participants will also receive Lady Govs Soccer posters, and be able to speak with staff members about Austin Peay, the APSU Hispanic Alumni Chapter and resources provided by the APSU Hispanic Cultural Center. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Today, June 20th, 2014 the Clarksville Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Regions Bank on 1001 South Riverside Drive at 1:08pm.
The suspect demanded money while in possession of a gun. The suspect is currently in custody. This is an ongoing investigation. There is no further information at this time. Details will be released at a later time.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Detective Daniel Wimmer is investigating a robbery that occurred at the BP Gas Station on Riverside Drive on June 10th, 2014 at 4:22am. Detective Wimmer was able to obtain a store video of the robbery suspect.
On the video, the suspect is the white male at the cash register with a black and white ball cap and a black t-shirt with white lettering.
Clarksville, TN – The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County will host one final Mega Yard Sale fundraiser this coming Saturday, June 14th from 8:00am-2:00pm.
All remaining yard sale items from two weekends ago will be slashed to Half-Price. The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County office is still filled with fantastic items that will be available this Saturday.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 31st, the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County will be holding a Giant Yard Sale at their office from 7:00am until 4:00pm.
The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County office is bursting at the seams with fantastic items that will be available this coming weekend at our Bargain Hunters Bonanza Yard Sale Fundraiser.
Clarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.
This weeks highlights include: Free Yoga in the Park begins May 14th, Limited spots available for the Spring Family Campout, Civil War Medical Items on Display at Fort Defiance May 24th and Summer Youth Program Registration Opens May 27th.
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