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Austin Peay State University’s student-discovered Phages entered into National Genetic Sequence Database

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – More than a dozen Austin Peay State University (APSU) students who have taken advantage of a unique research opportunity are now seeing their work recognized on a national scale.

Austin Peay State University biology student Gabrielle Rueff examines a phage sample. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University biology student Gabrielle Rueff examines a phage sample. (APSU)

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District extends campgrounds closure through end of May

 

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is extending its closure of 25 Corps-managed campgrounds within the Cumberland River Basin in Kentucky and Tennessee through at least May 31 in the interest of public safety due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

While an official date for the reopening of campgrounds has not yet been determined, effective today all campground reservations will be cancelled for the month of May.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is extending its closure of 25 Corps-managed campgrounds within the Cumberland River Basin in Kentucky and Tennessee through at least May 31st in the interest of public safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (USACE photo by Leon Roberts)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is extending its closure of 25 Corps-managed campgrounds within the Cumberland River Basin in Kentucky and Tennessee through at least May 31st in the interest of public safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (USACE photo by Leon Roberts)

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department looks back at historic Flood of 2010

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Employees overcame adverse circumstances during Recovery

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water Department (CGW) employees vividly recall the weekend leading up to Monday, May 3rd, 2010, when extreme rainfall caused the historic Great Flood of 2010.

Wastewater treatment plant workers remember standing by helplessly as floodwaters from the swollen Cumberland River and Red River breached the plant’s levees.

Flooding at the Clarksville wastewater treatment plant in May 2010.

Flooding at the Clarksville wastewater treatment plant in May 2010.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Trice Landing to close for tree cleanup, May 5th-8th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department reports that Trice Landing Park, including the boat ramp, will be closed May 5th-8th, 2020 to allow tree clean up and removal of large trees damaged in a severe storm last October that caused widespread power outages.

During the tree removal, boaters are encouraged to use McGregor or Liberty Park ramps to access the Cumberland River.

Trice Landing Park, 99 Oak Street, overlooks the Cumberland River. It is 30.5 acres and features a quarter-mile walking trail, picnic area and boat ramp to the river.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation says Downtown Market to open at McGregor Park, May 16th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department announces that the Clarksville Downtown Market will open May 16th, 2020 at a new home on the banks of the Cumberland River.

McGregor Park North Extension, behind O’Charley’s on Riverside Drive, will be the site of the popular weekly event until further notice while concerns over the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic are ongoing.

Trey Stroud, Downtown Market Manager, said the new site provides more space and enhanced ability to follow social distancing guidelines.

Clarksville Downtown Market will open May 16th with Reduced Vendors in North Extension of McGregor Park.

Clarksville Downtown Market will open May 16th with Reduced Vendors in North Extension of McGregor Park.

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Austin Peay State University students discover bacteriophages: Danno, Otwor, Scumberland

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Ten Austin Peay State University (APSU) students last semester took advantage of a unique global research opportunity, and their work led to the discovery of three new bacteria-infecting viruses called bacteriophages, aka phages.

Austin Peay State University student Heath Simpson. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University student Heath Simpson. (APSU)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County remains under a Flood Advisory

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that river and creeks will remain elevated for the next few days due to heavy rainfall and runoff. This could impact some low-lying areas and low water crossings.

Elevated water levels are expected to last until Wednesday.

The Flood Advisory is extended for the Cumberland River at Clarksville until Monday morning.

The Cumberland River at Clarksville is currently at 43.6 feet as of Thursday afternoon. Flood stage is 46 feet.

The Cumberland River at Clarksville is currently at 43.6 feet as of Thursday afternoon. Flood stage is 46 feet.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flood Watch until late tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as parts of Middle Tennessee. The flood watch will be in effect from 3:00pm until late tonight.

Rainfall rates of 2 inches in an hour can be expected this afternoon and evening when a line of storms moves through the mid-state. Total rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with locally heavier amounts possible, will lead to an increasing threat of flash flooding in the watch area this evening.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports High Water, Cold Weather closes Parks, Golf Course

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department says because of heavy rain and rising waters on the Cumberland River and its tributaries, these City of Clarksville parks will be closed until further notice: Liberty Park; McGregor Park boat ramp, Riverbend Stage, Amphitheater and north extension of the RiverWalk; Clarksville Greenway from Pollard Road trailhead to the water treatment plant; and Trice Landing.

Additionally, Swan Lake Golf Course will be closed through noon on Saturday, February 15th because of freezing temperatures and heavy rain.

For more updates and information or call 931.645.7476.

Liberty Park closed due to flooding.

Liberty Park closed due to flooding.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports Parks, Golf Courses close due to High Water, Cold Weather

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department announces that because of heavy rain and rising waters on the Cumberland River and its tributaries, these City of Clarksville parks will be closed until further notice:

McGregor Park boat ramp and north extension of the RiverWalk, Clarksville Greenway from Pollard Road trailhead to the water treatment plant and Trice Landing.

Additionally, Swan Lake Golf Course will be closed through noon on Sunday because of freezing temperatures.

Inclement weather affects multiple locations.

Inclement weather affects multiple locations.

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