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Customs House Museum Model Train Crew receives 2018 Gracey Award

 

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Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 19th, 2018 the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center held its annual Flying High fundraiser, which took place at the Clarksville Country Club. It was there that the Gracey Award was presented to the Museum’s Model Train Crew, recognizing all members past and present.

The Gracey Award has been presented annually since 1992 in remembrance of Donald and Finley Gracey, who made a generous bequest in the form of a trust fund to benefit four Clarksville institutions, including the museum.

(L) Jim Zimmer, Executive Director; Sue Lewis, Curator of Education. Train Crew, front (L to R): Kenny Hummer; Henry Livingstone; Carl Eiseman. Train Crew, back (L to R): C. David Elliott; Larry Guest; Jeff Stewart; John Blake; Teddy Blake; Randy Spurgeon, Exhibits Preparator.

(L) Jim Zimmer, Executive Director; Sue Lewis, Curator of Education. Train Crew, front (L to R): Kenny Hummer; Henry Livingstone; Carl Eiseman. Train Crew, back (L to R): C. David Elliott; Larry Guest; Jeff Stewart; John Blake; Teddy Blake; Randy Spurgeon, Exhibits Preparator.

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Clarksville’s James Moore and Sean Hogan take Viking Cruise in Norway and Scotland

 

TravelClarksville, TN – Supervisory Librarian, Robert F. Sink Memorial Library at Fort Campbell, James Moore and Special Collections Librarian, Felix G. Woodward Library, Austin Peay State University, Sean Hogan, are world travelers.

Each year they cruise to a different location and this June their travels took them on a Viking ocean cruise to both Norway and Scotland. Following are James’ enticing description of their tour and Sean’s exquisite photographs:

Parliament in Oslo, Norway. (Sean Hogan)

Parliament in Oslo, Norway. (Sean Hogan)

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New York Times bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb receives Patricia Winn Award during the Clarksville Writers Conference banquet, June 4th

 

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Clarksville Writers ConferenceClarksville, TN – On June 4th at the Clarksville Writers Conference banquet, the Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council honored novelist Sharyn McCrumb with the first-ever Patricia Winn Award for Southern Fiction.

An award-winning Southern Author, she celebrates the richness and variety of Appalachian culture through her books, many of which have appeared on the New York Time Best-Sellers List.

Of her numerous works, the best known make up the Ballad series. In these stories she weaves together past and present while seeking to change the popular perception of Appalachia.

Sharyn McCrumb speaks at the Clarksville Writers Conference banquet after receiving the Patricia Winn Award for Southern Fiction.

Sharyn McCrumb speaks at the Clarksville Writers Conference banquet after receiving the Patricia Winn Award for Southern Fiction.

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New York Times bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb to receive Patricia Winn Award for Southern Fiction at Clarksville Writers Conference banquet June 4th

 

Clarksville Writers ConferenceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council will honor novelist Sharyn McCrumb with their first-ever Patricia Winn Award for Southern Fiction at the June 4th Clarksville Writers Conference banquet.

McCrum, award-winning Southern writer best known for her Appalachian “Ballad” novels, including a number of New York Times bestsellers, will also give the keynote address at Thursday evening’s banquet at Club Level of Austin Peay State University’s newly renovated Governors Stadium, featuring a gorgeous view of this historic campus.

Sharyn McCrumb to receive Patricia Winn Award at  11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference.

Sharyn McCrumb to receive Patricia Winn Award at 11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference.

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Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council gives Lifetime Achievement Awards to Dr. Joe Filippo and Dr. Richard Gildrie

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council held a gala reception at Emerald Hills, Austin Peay State University, on Monday, November 10th to honor Dr. Richard Gildrie with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Heritage and Dr. Joe Filippo through the Lifetime Achievement Award for Arts.

The County Mayor, Jim Durrett, was introduced by James Moore, Treasurer of the CAHDC and Director of R. F. Sink Library at Fort Campbell, KY.

Dr. Richard Gildrie (left) and Dr. Joe Filippo (right) received Lifetime Achievement Awards Monday night.

Dr. Richard Gildrie (left) and Dr. Joe Filippo (right) received Lifetime Achievement Awards Monday night.

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Battle of New Orleans Commeration to kick off in Clarksville Tennessee with keelboat sendoff

 

The Early Arkansas Reenactors AsscociationClarksville, TN – On November 13th, 1814, a group of Tennessee Militia rendezvoused at Nashville to join Gen. Andrew Jackson in what has come to be called the Battle of New Orleans. They left Nashville on November 18th, 21st, and 23rd and marched to Clarksville, where they boarded flatboats for the long journey to New Orleans.

On November 15th, 2014, two hundred years later, Clarksvillians will again send Militia volunteers on a 40-fort keelboat replica down the Cumberland to re-enact that famous battle in New Orleans.

The keelboat Aux Auc under sailThe Aux Auc under sail

The keelboat Aux Auc under sail

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Susan Gregg Gilmore Weaves Her Magic at the 2014 Clarksville Writer’s Conference

 

Clarksville Writer's ConferenceClarksville, TN – Petite Susan Gregg Gilmore wove a spellbinding tale of moths and consequences when she spoke to the Tenth Annual Clarksville Writers’ Conference Banquet. Well-fed listeners had just feasted on prime rib, cheesecake and accompanying delectable delicacies when Gilmore led them through a world of rising from unforeseen difficulties to climax in a heart-warming scene that gathered factory workers now retired in the former factory that played a major role in Gilmore’s latest book, The Funeral Dress.

For those not familiar with Susan Gregg Gilmore, think three major novels of the South that gently lead the reader into a world of ordinary people who make choices that circumvent their lives with less than expected consequences.

Susan Gregg Gilmore at the 2014 Clarksville Writer's Conference Banquet

Susan Gregg Gilmore at the 2014 Clarksville Writer’s Conference Banquet

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Rossview High School Lady Hawks Deal West Creek High School Lady Coyotes Second Loss of the Season, 3-1

 

Written by Marlon Scott

Rossview High School HawksWest Creek High School Coyotes - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The West Creek Lady Coyotes suffered their second loss of the season at the Rossview Lady Hawks, 3-1 Tuesday evening.

The Rossview Lady Hawks opened the game strong, limiting the Lady Coyotes offense to almost no possession and establishing a 1-0 lead in the first half. The Lady Coyotes rebounded in the second half, but a penalty kick put them in a 2-0 hole.

After scoring their third goal, the Lady Hawks fell prey to the Lady Coyotes continuing efforts to make up ground, but only relinquished one goal and earned the 3-1 victory.

Rossview High School Soccer vs. West Creek High School. (David Roach-Clarksville Sports Network)

Rossview High School Soccer vs. West Creek High School. (David Roach-Clarksville Sports Network)

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West Creek High School soccer picks up historic win over Northeast High School

 

West Creek High School Coyotes - Clarksville, TNNortheast High School Eagles - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – West Creek High School’s girls soccer team converted a free kick into a goal midway through the first half of their District 10-AAA match, September 3rd versus Northeast High School and its defense did the rest in picking up its first win in school history over the Lady Eagles, 1-0.

West Creek vs Northeast Soccer

West Creek vs Northeast Soccer

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Clarksville High School Soccer has big first half in win over West Creek High School in District 10-AAA Opener

 

Clarksville High SchoolClarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s girls soccer team used an unrelenting offensive attack in the first half, Tuesday, August 27th at Hilda J. Richardson Field, to build a 4-0 cushion on its way to a 6-0 victory over West Creek High School – in a District 10-AAA opener for both teams.

The Lady Wildcats (2-1-0; 1-0-0 District 10-AAA) seemed to have the ball on the West Creek side of midfield for most of the opening half in getting off 15 shots, including five on goal, while scoring four times in the first 40 minutes of play.

West Creek High School vs. Clarksville High School Soccer

West Creek High School vs. Clarksville High School Soccer

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