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APSU Governors Red Coat Society to induct Joe Maynard, Cathi Maynard, Ron Morton

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The Governors Club, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics booster club, has announced that Joe and Cathi Maynard and Ron Morton will be inducted into the Governors Club Red Coat Society.

Joe and Cathi Maynard will be recognized at halftime of the men’s basketball game against UT Martin that evening. Ron Morton will be recognized at a later date.

Joe and Cathi Maynard are recent members of the Austin Peay family, but they have quickly become two of the Governors biggest supporters.

Joe Maynard, Cathi Maynard, and Ron Morton to be inducted into the Austin Peay Governors Red Coat Society Saturday afternoon at basketball double header. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Longtime APSU Govs supporter Bill Roberts passes away at 63

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Bill Roberts, a longtime supporter of Austin Peay State University athletics and prominent member of the Clarksville community, passed away Tuesday at the age of 63.

Since moving to Clarksville from Massachusetts in the mid-1990s, Roberts has been a community pillar and an active supporter of all things Austin Peay. A member of the Red Coat Society—Austin Peay’s Hall of Fame for service to APSU athletics—Roberts was instrumental in the group’s foundation and was inducted in 2007 alongside Billy Atkins and the late Dr. Gaines Hunt.

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Wrapping up Clarksville’s 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The last day of the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival continued to be the best in memory. The weather was absolutely flawless, neither too hot nor to cold. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky throughout the entire day.

I rushed down to the Festival at 9:00am to catch the annual WJZM 1400 AM Clarksville in Review broadcast from the Festival. This usually is held at the Bill Roberts thunder road automotive tent on Franklin Street just down from the Roxy Regional Theatre. The program was already well underway when I arrived.

Randy Houser performing at the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival on Saturday

Randy Houser performing at the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival on Saturday

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Rivers and Spires Festival fights chilly weather on second day of festival

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The second day of the Rivers and Spires Festival opened with an unseasonable chill in the air, but that didn’t stop the crowds for coming out for the second day of this wonderful three day festival held in Historic Downtown Clarksville Tennessee.

On the first day of the 2013 Rivers and Spires Festival I concentrated mostly on the musical entertainment, today I engaged in one of the most popular activities at the festival, people watching!

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and City Councilman Geno Grubbs watches the Beatles cover band Yesterday perform from the bleachers at the Public Square Stage

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and City Councilman Geno Grubbs watches the Beatles cover band Yesterday perform from the bleachers at the Public Square Stage

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Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours on Thursday Showcases New Marina

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours on Thursday was sponsored by Bill Roberts and the Clarksville Marina. Chamber members were given the opportunity to get a first hand look at the newly opened Marina at Liberty Park.

The Marina currently features 85 slips of which about half are already leased. When fully completed there will be a total of roughly 300 slips available. Slip rental starts at around $200 per month with the top end slips going for around $450. The Marina also features a Ships Store, basically a small convenience store, refueling station, restrooms with private showers showers, laundry facility, etc. “We are thrilled, the available slips are over half full already and our phone is ringing off the wall; it’s going to fill up quick!” said General Manager Dave Signs. “We feel like what is going on here is something that’s Clarksville’s not seen before, a marina is a family, it is its own little town.”

One of the boats from Bill Roberts Thunder Road Automotive and Marine brings Chamber members back in to the docks at Business After Hours on Thursday

One of the boats from Bill Roberts Thunder Road Automotive and Marine brings Chamber members back in to the docks at Business After Hours on Thursday

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Clarksville Business After Hours to be held at Clarksville Marina

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The wildly popular networking event “Business After Hours” will be held at the new Clarksville Marina at Liberty Park this month.  Sponsored by Bill Roberts’ Thunder Road Automotive and Marine, the event will be the first event at the new marina, Thursday June 21st, 5:00pm-7:00pm.

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Rivers and Spires Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary with a Bang

 

Rivers and Spires Festiveal 2012 - 10 yearsClarksville, TN – The final day of the 2012 Rivers and Spires Festival on Saturday opened with unseasonably cooler weather to the point of being really chilly.  Warm coats, hats, and/or gloves were the order of the day.  Turnout started out slow, and might have been a little bit depressed over all from previous years as a result, but the people who did come out had a really great time!

Arriving around 11:00am, I found dribs and drabs of people mostly scattered around the various stages. As the morning progressed the numbers steadily increased. I made my way up strawberry alley and watched a vendor playing with one of the many items he had for sale. «Read the rest of this article»

 


Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce holds Business After Hours at Bill Roberts Thunder Road Automotive & Marine

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – On Thursday, the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce held their June Business After Hours at Bill Roberts Thunder Road Automotive & Marine located at 997 South Riverside Drive. A large tent was setup on the centrally located grassy knoll, and McAllister’s Crossroads provided entertainment.

Networking was the name of the game as business people gathered in small groups and engaged in conversations. Free food and drinks were provided. At the same time over at Thunder Road Marine, Mrs Roberts was hosting a lovely wine and cheese reception.

A business after hours guest samples some of Mrs. Roberts fruit and cheeses at Thunder Road Marine

A business after hours guest samples some of Mrs. Roberts fruit and cheeses at Thunder Road Marine

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Liberty Park Boat Ramp final preparations

 

Liberty Park - Clarksville MarinaClarksville, TN – As opening day for the Liberty Park boat ramp and boat docks grows near, TMS Contracting employees and City employees were hard at work Thursday, May 26th with final preparations.

Around 1:00pm, TMS Contracting, launched a Crestliner pontoon boat on loan from Bill Roberts Thunder Road Marine (located at 1018 South Riverside Drive), to do some work on the Marina Basin. This makes the Crestliner the first boat launched from the Liberty Park boat ramp.

TMS Contracting moving the turbidity barrier from the mouth of the Marina Basin using a Crestliner pontoon boat on loan from Bill Roberts Thunder Road Marina.

TMS Contracting moving the turbidity barrier from the mouth of the Marina Basin using a Crestliner pontoon boat on loan from Bill Roberts Thunder Road Marina.

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Bill Roberts Thunder Road Automotive & Marine holding Spring Kickoff Boat Show

 
Bill Roberts stands in one of his boats

Bill Roberts stands in one of his boats

Clarksville, TN – Bill Roberts Thunder Road Automotive & Marine is holding a spring kickoff at the Walmart in Sango, near the Murphy Gas Station. Various boats of all kind are displayed that will let you enjoy the coming summer weather to the utmost. There will be special boat show deals on many of the boats on display. So come by and check them out!

The show will be going on Thursday-Saturday from 9:00am till the last customers are served. On Sunday the show will run from 12:00pm till 6:00pm.

Affected by the May 2010 Flooding, Bill Roberts is proud to announce that they are in the process of relocating back down to their Riverside Drive location. The Car Dealership has already re-opened, the boat dealership and supply store should be fully relocated by Monday.

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