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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department earns State of Tennessee Recognition

 

Clarksville Park and Recreation achieves Tier III in TDEC benchmarking process

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Park and Recreation Department recently received high honors for its quality and effectiveness of services from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

TDEC presented the Department with a plaque signifying attainment of Tier III status in the State of Tennessee’s benchmark process.

Gerald Parrish, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation official, recently presented Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department with a Tier III benchmarking certificate, signifying a high level of services and performance. Taking part in the presentation were, from left, Dan Carpenter, assistant parks director; Parrish; Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan; and Parks & Recreation Director Jennifer Letourneau.

Gerald Parrish, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation official, recently presented Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department with a Tier III benchmarking certificate, signifying a high level of services and performance. Taking part in the presentation were, from left, Dan Carpenter, assistant parks director; Parrish; Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan; and Parks & Recreation Director Jennifer Letourneau.

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Clarksville Police responded to Four Car Accident on Fort Campbell Boulevard Monday afternoon

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Monday, May 14th, 2018, around 4:00pm, Clarksville Police reports that there were four cars involved in a crash on Fort Campbell Boulevard near Airport Road.

The cars were bouncing off of each other like billiard balls on a pool table. It all started when a man driving a Ford Taurus was traveling south on Fort Campbell Boulevard and, for an unknown reason, crossed into the northbound lanes of Fort Campbell Boulevard and collided with a GMC Envoy.

Clarksville Police worked a four car crash Monday afternoon on Fort Campbell Boulevard. (Officer Szczerbiak, CPD)

Clarksville Police worked a four car crash Monday afternoon on Fort Campbell Boulevard. (Officer Szczerbiak, CPD)

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Visit Clarksville announces Street Closures for High Roller Criterium, May 19th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Several downtown streets will close and the transit service will be temporarily relocate on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 when Clarksville hosts its first High Roller Criterium (crit).

The Clarksville Transit System will be staging on Cooper Place and Academy Avenue behind Cumberland Bank & Trust (off of Madison Street) during the event.

Clarksville's High Roller Crit Race Map

Clarksville’s High Roller Crit Race Map

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Fort Campbell Soldier Juwan Richardson dies in boating accident at Kentucky Lake

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A Soldier with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) was pronounced deceased May 14th, 2018. He was previously missing after a May 11th boating accident at Kentucky Lake in Golden Pond, Kentucky.

Pfc. Juwan Richardson, 20, of Gordon, Alabama, was a petroleum supply specialist in 2nd Brigade Combat Team, “Strike”. He joined the Army in 2016 and arrived at Fort Campbell in 2017. Decorations include National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and Air Assault Badge.

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Nashville Sounds shoot down Memphis Redbirds, 7-4

 

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Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds jumped out to a 6-0 lead and held on to defeat the Memphis Redbirds 7-4 Tuesday afternoon. The win secured the series victory for the Sounds over the first-place Redbirds.

Daniel Gossett lowered his league-leading ERA to 1.63 with another stellar performance Tuesday afternoon. He recorded his second quality start of the season with six shutout innings of two-hit baseball while fanning seven batters.

The only real danger he found himself in came in the fourth inning when Luke Voit doubled to lead off the frame and reached third base on a wild pitch. Gossett stranded Voit at third by drawing a fly out and striking out a pair of batters.

Nashville Sounds right handed pitcher Daniel Gossett Hurls Six Shutout Innings against Memphis Redbirds Tuesday afternoon. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds right handed pitcher Daniel Gossett Hurls Six Shutout Innings against Memphis Redbirds Tuesday afternoon. (Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Men’s Basketball junior Zach Glotta to travel abroad as part of Athletes In Action team

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – APSU Men’s Basketball junior point guard Zach Glotta’s summer vacation will be a little different this year.

The O’Fallon, Missouri native has a couple of big events coming up in the next few weeks. First, he’ll say “I do,” to fiancée Ashley Slay, former Austin Peay State University volleyball standout, May 19th, 2018. Then he’ll flee the country.

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation releases School Crime Report 2015-2017

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a new study today, detailing the volume and nature of crime on K-12 campuses across the state.

The annual report compiles three years of crime data submitted to TBI by the state’s law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS).

TBI School Crime Report 2015-2017

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Austin Peay State University part of state’s inaugural Get Food Smart TN

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced the first group of participants in Get Food Smart TN – a statewide initiative aimed at reducing food waste.

The inaugural class, which includes Austin Peay State University, was recognized on April 20th, 2018 at an event hosted by former TDEC Commissioner Bob Martineau and TDEC Assistant Commissioner Dr. Kendra Abkowitz Brooks at the William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower in Nashville.

Director of the APSU Center for Service Learning & Community Engagement, Alexandra Wills and Student Worker, Leslie Warren demonstrate the waste compost on campus.

Director of the APSU Center for Service Learning & Community Engagement, Alexandra Wills and Student Worker, Leslie Warren demonstrate the waste compost on campus.

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Clarksville Transit System will offer Free Summer Rides for Youth

 

Clarksville Transit System

Clarksville Transit System - CTSClarksville, TN – Clarksville Transit System and the City of Clarksville are offering free summer transportation to young people to help them engage in summer jobs and enrichment programs.

CTS will offer the Summer Youth Free Ride Program from May 29th to August 31st, 2018 to youth 18 and under with a valid CTS Youth or Student ID. The IDs can be purchased at the Downtown Transit Center, 200 Legion Street, for $2.00 with proof of age. For information, please call 931.553.2429.

Clarksville Transit System will provide access to parks, pools and activities.

Clarksville Transit System will provide access to parks, pools and activities.

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14th annual Clarksville Writers Conference set for June 1st and 2nd

 

Clarksville Writers ConferenceClarksville, TN – The 14th annual Clarksville Writers Conference, featuring talks by best-selling and critically acclaimed authors, will take place in the Art + Design Building on the campus of Austin Peay State University on June 1st and 2nd, 2018.

The public is also invited to an author book-signing reception and banquet in F&M Bank’s Franklin Room on Friday, June 1st.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council will hold the 14th annual Clarksville Writers Conference June 1st and 2nd, 2018.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council will hold the 14th annual Clarksville Writers Conference June 1st and 2nd, 2018.

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