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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Independence Day Celebration set for July 3rd at Liberty Park

 

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation will present its 11th annual Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at Liberty Park. The event is free and open to the public.

Liberty Park will open at 5:00pm to allow handicap parking and activities and music will begin 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’s annual celebration includes music, fireworks.

Clarksville’s annual celebration includes music, fireworks.

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Clarksville Police release name of Motorcycle Fatality

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Sunday morning, May 20th, 2018, Clarksville Police were called to a motorcycle versus car fatality crash around 1:30am.

A Ford Focus driven by Benjamin Wilson, age 21, turned left turn Riverside Drive in front of an oncoming motorcycle ridden by Diamond Dillard, age 25 which was traveling south on Providence Boulevard.

The motorcycle collided with the Ford Focus.

Benjamin Wilson

Benjamin Wilson

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Clarksville Police respond to early morning Motorcycle Fatality Crash

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police worked a motorcycle versus car fatality crash this morning, May 20th, 2018 around 1:30am.

A Ford Focus driven by 21 year old man was on North Second Street attempting to make a left turn onto Riverside Drive and did not yield to an oncoming motorcycle ridden by a 25 year old man which was traveling south on Providence Boulevard.

Clarksville Police were dispatched early this morning to the intersection of North Second Street and Riverside Drive where a motorcycle crashed into a car. The bike rider died at the scene.

Clarksville Police were dispatched early this morning to the intersection of North Second Street and Riverside Drive where a motorcycle crashed into a car. The bike rider died at the scene.

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Clarksville Police Department holds “Chat and a Cut” at Holiday Barbershop

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Holiday Barbershop on Riverside Drive was good enough to host the Clarksville Police Department’s second “Chat and a Cut” on Saturday, March 31st, 2018.

It’s a way for the Clarksville Police Department to reach out to the community and meet citizens in a comfortable, non-threatening environment. The Chief and several other officers walked into Holiday Barbershop on Saturday morning with coffee and donuts in hand ready to meet and talk with patrons coming in for a “cut”.

Clarksville Police Chief Ansley at Chat and Cut.

Clarksville Police Chief Ansley at Chat and Cut.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan bestows Employee Service Awards

 

Michael McWhorter’s 45 years tops this year’s list

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – For Michael McWhorter, who’s worked for the Clarksville Gas and Water Department for more than four decades, the first day on the job remains among the most memorable.

“I was 18, just out of high school, and this was my first full-time job,” McWhorter said. “On the way to work that Monday, my car ran out of gas at the Kraft Street/Riverside Drive intersection., so I ran all the way to Gas & Water, which was on Public Square in those days. I was about five minutes late, but it turned out all right.”

Michael McWhorter, Materials Management Supervisor at Clarksville Gas and Water, accepts a 45-year service pin from Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan. He was the longest serving of the 285 City employees who received pins from McMillan during her annual employee service awards breakfast on Thursday.

Michael McWhorter, Materials Management Supervisor at Clarksville Gas and Water, accepts a 45-year service pin from Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan. He was the longest serving of the 285 City employees who received pins from McMillan during her annual employee service awards breakfast on Thursday.

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Clarksville Police report Car hits Pole on Riverside Drive and Flips onto Roof

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report that on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018, around 2:24pm, a 2008 Hyundai driven by a 79 year old man, was traveling south on Riverside Drive, went off the right side of the road for an unknown reason, hit a light pole, the vehicle flipped and came to rest on its roof.

The driver was uninjured.

The lead investigator is Officer Burton.

2008 Hyundai hits a light pole on Riverside Drive causing it to flip over and land on it's roof. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

2008 Hyundai hits a light pole on Riverside Drive causing it to flip over and land on it’s roof. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

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Clarksville Police seek information on New Year’s Shooting at Starlight Lounge

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are asking for the public’s assistance for any information concerning a shooting which allegedly happened at the Starlight Lounge at 1304 Fort Campbell Boulevard.

On January 1st, 2018, around 3:00am, CPD officers responded to the Starlight Lounge for a shooting in progress. When officers arrived, they found multiple shell casings in the parking lot.

Clarksville Police continue to investigate the New Year's Shooting at Starlight Lounge.

Clarksville Police continue to investigate the New Year’s Shooting at Starlight Lounge.

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Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County to Offer $15 Heartworm Tests this Wednesday

 

Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery CountyClarksville, TN – The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County Spay-Neuter Clinic will offer $15.00 heartworm tests for dogs over 7 months old this coming Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 from 10:30am-4:30pm.

Walk-ins are welcome. Cash or credit/debit accepted.

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Customs House Museum to hold Andrew Jackson and the War of 1812 Presentation on October 15th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Sunday, October 15th, 2017, Dr. Tom Kanon will give a presentation on Andrew Jackson and the War of 1812 in the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center’s Turner Auditorium.

The program is from 2:00pm–4:00pm with free admission to the public.

Tennesseans At War by Tom Kanon

Tennesseans At War by Tom Kanon

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War of 1812 Talk, Marker Dedication set for October 15th

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council, in conjunction with Customs House Museum, is sponsoring an unveiling of a historic highway marker commemorating Clarksville’s role in the War of 1812.

The marker will be placed on Riverside Drive near the site where Middle Tennessee volunteer militia boarded flatboats for the long journey to fight with General Andrew Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans, the last conflict in the war.

War of 1812 Boat Re-Enactment

War of 1812 Boat Re-Enactment

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