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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report


parksandrec1The 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:

  • Downtown Market
  • Summer Youth Program
  • Jammin’ in the Alley
  • Movies in the Park
  • Independence Day Celebration
  • Riverfest Regatta Race
Independence Day

The city of Clarksville's Independence Day Celebration

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HUD allocates over $1 billion in to jump-start affordable housing construction in 26 states


hudWASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced that HUD is approving plans submitted by state housing finance agencies for $1,035,322,485 to jump start affordable housing programs in states throughout the country that are currently stalled due to the economic recession. Funded through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), HUD’s new Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP) will allow 26 state housing finance agencies to resume funding of affordable rental housing projects across the nation while stimulating employment in the hard-hit construction trades.

“The purpose of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is to jumpstart the nation’s ailing economy, with a primary focus on creating and saving jobs in the near term,” said Secretary Donovan. “The funding being announced today is an important step in achieving the goal of putting the American people back to work while providing quality, affordable housing options for low-income families at a time when those options are needed more than ever.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell School Information


101st Airborne Divison at Fort CampbellFORT CAMPBELL – Fort Campbell school offices are open every weekday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. this summer parents to enroll their children before school starts Aug. 6. Parents and guardians may pick up registration packets at their child’s assigned school, the Fort Campbell Housing office or at Fort Campbell Schools Central Office located at 77 Texas Avenue. Students are assigned to schools based on their sponsor’s housing assignment. Additionally, applications for free or reduced lunch will be available beginning Monday at the Fort Campbell Schools Central Office. Returning students should receive a new application by mail.

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