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Volunteers at Austin Peay State University use social distancing to ‘Plant the Campus Red’

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Plant the Campus Red had its genesis following a natural disaster – the 1999 January tornado that tore through campus.

Volunteers planted around 3,600 plants on the campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

Volunteers planted around 3,600 plants on the campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s WAPX-FM celebrates 35 years as campus radio station

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The national anthem was missing. Inside a small, dilapidated building on the Austin Peay State University (APSU) campus, three students frantically searched through vinyl albums and beneath heavy reel-to-reel tapes for the record.

It was the early 1980s, and the clock inside the University’s new radio station, WAPX-FM, was about to hit midnight.

Austin Peay State University's Dr. David von Palko. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. David von Palko. (APSU)

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Clarksville Building and Codes director Mike Baker to Retire

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Building & Codes Director Mike Baker will retire June 30th, 2019 after more than 20 years with the department, the past seven years as director.

Baker began with Building & Codes in 1999 as a building inspector, in part to help the City manage the impact of the January 1999 tornado that damaged or destroyed dozens of buildings across the city, especially downtown.

Clarksville Building & Codes director Mike Baker has announced he will retire on June 30th, after 20 years with the department. Director led department during time of dramatic growth.

Clarksville Building & Codes director Mike Baker has announced he will retire on June 30th, after 20 years with the department. Director led department during time of dramatic growth.

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APSU student newspaper The All State earns two national awards for “Rebuild, Reflect”

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The All State student newspaper at Austin Peay State University (APSU) recently earned two national Apple Awards at the Spring National College Media Convention hosted in New York City in March.

Both awards honored a special edition called “Rebuild, Reflect” commemorating the 20-year anniversary of the tornado that hit APSU and Downtown Clarksville.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held April 4th, 2018

 

Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum April 2019 Exhibits and Activities

 

Clarksville’s Customs House Museum

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in April at the Museum are: Twentieth Anniversary of the Tornado, Mike Andrews: A New Vision, First Responders, 15 Over 50: A Women’s History Month Exhibition, Create a Sculpture out of Soap, Meet the Artist: Marilyn Murphy.

Art 4 Us: Free Art Workshops for High School & College Students at the Customs House Museum.

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Austin Peay State University celebrates 20th anniversary of Plant the Campus Red

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the spring of 1999, an army of volunteers moved across the Austin Peay State University (APSU) campus, planting trees, shrubs and flowers to replace the ones recently destroyed by a powerful EF4 tornado.

Volunteers "Plant the Campus Red" at the annual campus beautification event on Thursday, April 20th, 2017. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

Volunteers “Plant the Campus Red” at the annual campus beautification event on Thursday, April 20th, 2017. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held March 7th, 2018

 

Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum March 2019 Exhibits and Activities

 

Clarksville’s Customs House Museum

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in March at the Museum are: H.N. James: The Urban Goddesses, Bold Strokes: The Art of Sandy Spain, Lynn Garwood: My View, Twentieth Anniversary of the Tornado, First Responders and Hands-on Activities: Rainbow Science.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held February 7th, 2018

 

Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville.

First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville.

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