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This Week at APSU: “Healing Through Hip-Hop” Webinar

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts is pleased to present Dr. Adia Winfrey’s webinar titled “Healing Through Hip-Hop.” This webinar will look at how hip-hop helps people develop a connection to discussing social justice.

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Austin Peay State University to hold Virtual Industry Summit “Leading in a Disruptive Environment”, February 11th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last year, the future looked promising in Clarksville-Montgomery County. The county was named Tennessee’s youngest community and the city earned the title of the best place to live in the country, while the entire state also was enjoying a record low 3.3 percent unemployment rate.

Then, in March 2020, the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic arrived.

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Miss Austin Peay 2021 Noelle Thompson receives Congressional Award Gold Medal

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Noelle Thompson, Miss Austin Peay 2021, received a Congressional Award Gold Medal on Saturday, September 26th, 2020 at the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Morgan Student University Center Ballroom for spending more than 1,800 hours serving the community through the Break Through 4 a Buddy program.

Miss Austin Peay Noelle Thompson and Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers. (APSU)

Miss Austin Peay Noelle Thompson and Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers. (APSU)

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Montgomery County Government finishes Budget Hearings

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government has completed a major step in the budget process for the fiscal year 2021.

Regularly scheduled budget hearings have been occurring since April 16th between members of the budget committee, the accounts and budget director and assistant director, as well as department heads and elected officials who presented their budgets.

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Hopkinsville Community College to host Women’s History Month talk on March 5th

 

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will begin a month-long Women’s History celebration by hosting speaker Sergeant First Class (Retired) Tangi C. Smith at noon on Thursday, March 5th, 2020 in the Emerging Technologies Building, Anderson Seminar Room.

As the founder and executive director of Woman Elevated, LLC, a veteran outreach nonprofit organization, Smith will discuss entrepreneurism and the establishment of her organization.

Tangi C. Smith

Tangi C. Smith

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James Lewis endorses Jeff Bryant for Montgomery County Highway Supervisor

 

Letter to the Editor

Written by James R. Lewis

Election 2020Clarksville, TN – Only one Candidate for Montgomery County Highway Supervisor comes to mind when I think about who would best serve the citizens of Montgomery County and that is Jeff Bryant.

Jeff Bryant has the education, experience, and vision to conduct day to day operations as Highway Supervisor. He has managed many roadway projects and always worked cohesively with the other departments and elected officials to ensure the projects are done right.

Jeff Bryant, candidate for Montgomery County Highway Supervisor.

Jeff Bryant, candidate for Montgomery County Highway Supervisor.

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Montgomery County Commissioner Rashidah Leverett Initiates Effort to Clean-up Lot by Norman Smith Elementary School

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – A pool sized concrete hole next to Norman Smith Elementary School was recently turned into a safe, green, usable space. District 5 Montgomery County Commissioner Rashidah Leverett took the initiative to make calls inquiring what could be done to make changes to the area shortly after being elected in fall 2018.

Since closing the public pool next to Norman Smith Elementary in August 2015, the empty lot which once contained an active outdoor swimming pool, had fallen into disrepair and became an eyesore to the area.

Montgomery County Commissioner Rashidah Leverett at the cleaned up lot.

Montgomery County Commissioner Rashidah Leverett at the cleaned up lot.

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Austin Peay State University’s PELP students bring in local leaders for Poli-Talk

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) sophomore Phoenix Tarpy began her college career believing Clarksville-Montgomery County’s elected leaders were inaccessible. Why, she thought, would they be interested in talking with college students?

Poli-Talk – a panel discussion on local politics hosted by APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

Poli-Talk – a panel discussion on local politics hosted by APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

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Montgomery County, Clarksville Legislative Liaison Committees Present Agenda to State Representatives

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County and the City of Clarksville Legislative Liaison Committees jointly presented Clarksville and Montgomery County’s Legislative Agenda list to state representatives at a reception on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019.

This was the first time the County and City have presented their agendas together.

(L to R) Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, District 74 Rep. Jay Reedy, District 68 Rep. Curtis Johnson, District 67 Rep. Jason Hodges, District 22 State Sen. Bill Powers and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

(L to R) Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, District 74 Rep. Jay Reedy, District 68 Rep. Curtis Johnson, District 67 Rep. Jason Hodges, District 22 State Sen. Bill Powers and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

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APSU announces recipients of the 36th Annual Candlelight Ball Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Saturday, March 14th, 2020 at 6:00pm, Austin Peay State University (APSU) will host the 36th Annual Candlelight Ball at the Omni Nashville Hotel, and in anticipation of this event, the University has announced the three winners of the 2020 Candlelight Ball Awards.

APSU Candlelight Ball Awards recipients. (L to R) Sammy Stuard, Kevin Kennedy and Rhonda Kennedy.

APSU Candlelight Ball Awards recipients. (L to R) Sammy Stuard, Kevin Kennedy and Rhonda Kennedy.

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