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What is happening to Downtown Clarksville

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County is in the middle of an economic boom like never before, bringing exceptional success stories right along with it. In the past few years we have welcomed Hankook, Google and LG to the neighborhood; began the much asked for commercial development along Madison Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, and both residential and commercial growth in the Exit 1 area is like no one 20 years ago could have ever predicted.

Downtown Clarksville

Downtown Clarksville

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Chesterfield Drive Area Water Outage

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Chesterfield Drive for water main line repair work.

The water outage will also affect Chesterfield Court and Chesterfield Circle.

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Clarksville Police Officer bit during Arrest of Man with Kentucky Warrant

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Around 5:30pm, Friday, August 16th, 2019, Clarksville Police Officers were called to Governors Square Mall, 2801 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, after a man, Tarvaris Williams, had taken a female acquaintance’s phone, smashed it and took off running through the mall.

Officers located Williams and after a foot pursuit, he stopped and was initially cooperative. When officers attempted to take Williams into custody, he pulled away, resisted, and the officers attempted to gain control by placing him on the floor.

Clarksville Police arrest Tarvaris Williams at Governors Square Mall Friday evening for vandalism, evading and simple assault.

Clarksville Police arrest Tarvaris Williams at Governors Square Mall Friday evening for vandalism, evading and simple assault.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Parham Drive Road Closure

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has closed Parham Drive from Farris Drive to Kraft Street for water main line repair work.

An area water outage or low water pressure may affect area residents.

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Clarksville Police receive Suspicious Activity Call, arrest Robbery Suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 15th, 2019, Clarksville Police responded to a suspicious activity call around 10:00am at 2740 Trenton Road lead to the arrest of, Marcus Parker, that had robbed two businesses several hours earlier, threatening the clerks by displaying a firearm.

The businesses were located in the 2600 block of Trenton Road and the 2600 block of Wilma Rudolph Boulevard with the robberies taking place around 12:30am and 3:00am respectively.

Marcus Parker

Marcus Parker

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Celebrating a Tennessee Triumph: New monument to honor Clarksville’s suffragists

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a July afternoon in 1914, more than 75 people crowded into a house on Madison Street for a meeting of the newly established Clarksville Equal Suffrage League.

The women who joined the league that afternoon spent the next six years facing ridicule and threats of violence in the pursuit of their goal – earning women the right to vote.

A woman casts her first vote in this miniature replica of the statue. (APSU)

A woman casts her first vote in this miniature replica of the statue. (APSU)

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable to hold next meeting on August 21st, 2019

 

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Civil War Roundtable announces its August 2019 program and speaker.  The meeting is always open to interested members of the public.

The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019  at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Medical Center.  This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.  The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public.  Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed. 

General George Gordon Meade

General George Gordon Meade

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APSU nursing student Oliver Smith wins Vanderbilt’s Florence Nightingale Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 1855, during the carnage of the Crimean War, a British newspaper man named John MacDonald crept through a dark hospital in Turkey, trying not to disturb hundreds of sick and wounded soldiers.

To keep from getting lost or bumping into beds, he followed a young woman through the building, pausing with her as she shined her lamp over the injured and reassured them with a few kind words.

Austin Peay State University's Oliver Smith won Vanderbilt's Florence Nightingale Award. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Oliver Smith won Vanderbilt’s Florence Nightingale Award. (APSU)

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Clarksville meeting for Woman Suffrage Centennial Celebrations plans set August 29th

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County is gearing up for a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment extending voting rights to women.

Join us for an informational meeting at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library at 5:30pm on Thursday, August 29th, 2019 to learn more and find out how you can participate in plans for commemorating the role this community played in the Amendment’s ratification

Clarksville Woman Suffrage Centennial Celebrations information meeting to be held at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library on August 29th.

Clarksville Woman Suffrage Centennial Celebrations information meeting to be held at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library on August 29th.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office swears in K9 Roscoe

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) has sworn in their newest deputy.

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson administered the Oath of Office to K-9 Deputy Roscoe Wednesday afternoon, August 14th, 2019. Afterwards he signed the Oath with his paw.

“We are proud and excited to bring Roscoe into our MCSO family. Given the current demand on our K9 Unit, I have no doubt he will be a great asset to our agency and community,” said Sheriff Fuson.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Deputy Roscoe

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Deputy Roscoe

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