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Clarksville Parks and Recreation maintenance crew gets facility upgrade

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department people who maintain the grounds and facilities are getting a major facilities upgrade of their own.

For years, Grounds & Facilities Maintenance worked out of an old building at 1210 Franklin Street that had served as the City Garage. It had no air conditioning, limited office space, a small break room and inadequate restrooms.

Crew Chief Charles Simon, maintenance specialists James Barrineau and Brandon West, and Rodney Ammons, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Grounds & Facilities Maintenance Manager, are happy to have a new break room as part of their workplace at 1210 Franklin Street. Their project provided improved office space and work areas.

Crew Chief Charles Simon, maintenance specialists James Barrineau and Brandon West, and Rodney Ammons, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Grounds & Facilities Maintenance Manager, are happy to have a new break room as part of their workplace at 1210 Franklin Street. Their project provided improved office space and work areas.

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Fort Campbell Celebrates Independence Day

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell’s office of Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) once again helped area families celebrate July 4th in style, with the return of its ever-popular Independence Week Carnival, July 2nd–6th, which includes a special concert and fireworks display on Independence day.

The event, which is free and open to the public, was staged on Fort Campbell’s Division Parade Field. Thousands were in attendance on July 4th, a day that saw storms early, but clear weather for the evening’s concerts and fireworks.

Thousands came out to Fort Campbell on July 4th, 2019 for the annual Independence Day Celebration, which included a carnival, concert and fireworks display.

Thousands came out to Fort Campbell on July 4th, 2019 for the annual Independence Day Celebration, which included a carnival, concert and fireworks display.

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Clarksville holds largest Independence Day Celebration to date

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Liberty Park was once again the site of our city’s Independence Day Celebration, that features music, food and fun for the whole family, followed by an impressive fireworks display.

This year’s fireworks were immediately followed by an equally impressive display by Mother Nature.

Thousands came out to Liberty Park on July 3rd, 2019 for food, games, live music and an impressive fireworks display.

Thousands came out to Liberty Park on July 3rd, 2019 for food, games, live music and an impressive fireworks display.

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Land Between the Lakes Quota Deer Hunt Applications Available now thru July 31st

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – From now until July 31st, 2019, Hunters can apply for firearm quota deer hunts at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area July 1st-31st, 2019. Potential applicants can apply at https://lblquotahunt.hometracker.com

Application fees are $5.00 online.

Quota hunts provide unique recreational opportunities within the region and help maintain a healthy deer population.

Youth Deer Hunt at Land Between the Lakes. (Jason Lupardus, NWTF)

Youth Deer Hunt at Land Between the Lakes. (Jason Lupardus, NWTF)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Youth Baseball, Softball clinics at Heritage Park

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation will be holding youth baseball and softball clinics for kids ages 3-14 at Heritage Park.

Baseball and softball clinics meet weekly from 6:00pm to 8:00pm July 22nd to August 12th at Heritage Park Baseball Complex.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Youth Baseball and Softball clinics registration deadline for four-week sessions is July 15th.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Youth Baseball and Softball clinics registration deadline for four-week sessions is July 15th.

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14th Annual Frolic on Franklin accepting Vendor Applications

 

Frolic on FranklinClarksville, TN – The 14th annual “Frolic on Franklin: A Celebration of the Arts” is currently accepting applications for booth space.

The event will be held on Saturday, September 14th, from 8:30am to 3:30pm, in the 100-block of Franklin Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville.

Coordinated by the Roxy Regional Theatre, the street event offers 30 vendor spaces where artists can showcase and sell fine arts and hand-crafted items, such as photography, paintings and drawings, pottery, jewelry, glass items, and more. The event also includes a variety of entertainment and kids’ activities throughout the day.

14th Annual Frolic on Franklin is set for Saturday, September 14th.

14th Annual Frolic on Franklin is set for Saturday, September 14th.

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Clarksville Police, Planet 3 Extreme Air Park hold “Hop with a Cop”

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, June 14th, 2019, the Clarksville Police Department and Planet 3 Extreme Air Park Clarksville hosted “Hop with a Cop”. All ages were welcome to come out and jump with local Police Officers.

It was a community outreach event as well as a fundraiser for the Citizens Police Academy Alumni. Officers had a great time interacting with the folks that came to the event.

Clarksville Police take part in "Hop with a Cop" at Planet 3 Extreme Air Park Clarksville.

Clarksville Police take part in “Hop with a Cop” at Planet 3 Extreme Air Park Clarksville.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation accepting registration for Fall Adult Softball Leagues

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for fall adult softball with leagues open to men and women 18 and older.

League play begins the week of August 11th at Heritage Park Softball Complex, 1241 Peachers Mill Road.

Heritage Park registration deadline is July 8th for Clarksville Parks and Recreation Fall Adult Softball Leagues.

Heritage Park registration deadline is July 8th for Clarksville Parks and Recreation Fall Adult Softball Leagues.

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TWRA 2019 WMA Big Game Quota Hunt Applications being excepted June 19th – July 24th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the application period for the 2019 Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Big Game Quota hunts, the Cherokee Party Dog hunts, the regular and youth elk hunts, and WMA youth hunts will run from June 19th through July 24th.

Applications must be submitted before midnight (CDT) July 24th. The WMA hunting instruction sheet lists locations and dates for each of the quota hunts along with drawing rules and regulations. The current instruction sheet is available at www.tn.gov/twra/hunting/quota-hunts. Applications may be submitted online at www.GoOutdoorsTennessee.com, at any TWRA license agent, or TWRA regional office. Mailed applications will not be processed into the drawing system.

TWRA 2019 WMA Big Game Quota Hunt Applications Period is June 19th - July 24th.

TWRA 2019 WMA Big Game Quota Hunt Applications Period is June 19th – July 24th.

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TWRA Fishing Rodeo big hit with Clarksville Youth

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) partnered once again with Clarksville Parks and Recreation to host its annual Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park.

TWRA’s Nate Thompson talked about the event and why it’s important to his agency and the community it serves.

“TWRA has been doing this for at least 15 years, that’s longer than I’ve been here,” Thompson said. “This year we have at least 200 kids signed up. Today’s rodeo just gives them that fishing experience, and for many of them, it’s their first time.”

Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency held its annual Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park on Saturday, June 8th, 2019.

Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency held its annual Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park on Saturday, June 8th, 2019.

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