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National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution hold Awards Dinner

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 8th, 2019, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) held their annual Public Service Award.

This year’s award recipients were Lieutenant Cliff Smith from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Paramedic Russell “Andy” Merritt from the Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services, and District Assistant Chief Shaun Arms from the Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett congratulates Lieutenant Cliff Smith from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett congratulates Lieutenant Cliff Smith from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: This Week From Washington – August 11th, 2019

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – I’m not sure who decided to call the Senate’s August work period “recess,” but it could use a rebrand. I’m using this month to reconnect with Tennesseans from all corners of our great Volunteer State.

This past week, I visited Middle Tennessee, and received updates from local businessmen, health care professionals, and local officials who are tuned in to the region’s many successes, and emerging opportunities for growth.

Tennessee’s strong workforce, right-to-work law, and central location make companies eager to set up shop.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Montgomery County Ranks Second-Highest of all Tennessee Counties for Tourism Growth

 

Visitor Spending in Montgomery County Tops $244.7 Million in 2018

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Out of 95 Tennessee counties, Montgomery County saw the second-highest growth rate in tourism spending of all in 2018. Direct travel spending increased 9.12% over 2017, for a record-high of $244.7 million. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell announced Tuesday that the state hit a record-high $22 billion in domestic and international travel spending, up 6% from 2017.

Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, Visit Clarksville Sales Director Frances Manzitto, Governor Bill Lee and Visit Clarksville Executive Director Theresa Harrington at the Governor’s announcement of the 2018 economic impact of travel on Tennessee. (Ed Rode)

Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, Visit Clarksville Sales Director Frances Manzitto, Governor Bill Lee and Visit Clarksville Executive Director Theresa Harrington at the Governor’s announcement of the 2018 economic impact of travel on Tennessee. (Ed Rode)

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Montgomery County Commission Special Meeting set for July 25th

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Thursday, July 25th, 2019 a Special Budget meeting has been requested by Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett has requested at 6:00pm to correct a procedural error.

On Tuesday, during preparation of the official documents reflecting the actions taken at the Montgomery County Commission Meeting of July 15th, 2019, the County Clerk’s office discovered that after amendment of Resolution 19-7-4 to establish a tax rate in Montgomery County, Tennessee, at $2.99, the main motion then, as amended, was not called to the floor for a vote.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

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Montgomery Mayor Jim Durrett explains Reasons for Keeping Proposed $3.07 Property Rate

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County budget process is usually finished at this time of the year and the County is operating under a new budget. But, until the certified tax rate was received by the state, which was provided by the state on Thursday, June 20th, 2019 the budget could not be finalized.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett has worked with staff to prepare a video to share the rationale behind keeping the current $3.07 property tax rate.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

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Thurman Campbell Group becomes Clarksville Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019, the Clarksville Montgomery County Green Certification Program held a green ribbon cutting to welcome Thurman Campbell Group (TCG) as the newest Green Certified organization.

The event was attended by Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Program Manager Carlye Sommers and Program Board Members Daryl Pater, Haley Randell, Gene Fish and Doug Jones as well as by TCG staff.

(L to R) Carlye Sommers, Gene Fish, Amy Davidson, Brittany Singer, Sara Price, Nicole Doss, Jimmy Smith, Taylor Luffman, Lu Ann Jerles, Paul Ellis, Erin Duvall, Bob Yates, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Doug Jones, Haley Randell, and Daryl Pater.

(L to R) Carlye Sommers, Gene Fish, Amy Davidson, Brittany Singer, Sara Price, Nicole Doss, Jimmy Smith, Taylor Luffman, Lu Ann Jerles, Paul Ellis, Erin Duvall, Bob Yates, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Doug Jones, Haley Randell, and Daryl Pater.

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Montgomery County holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Wade Bourne Nature Center

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Tuesday afternoon, June 4th, 2019, around 70 people came out to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Wade Bourne Nature Center at Montgomery County’s Rotary Park. Expected to open summer 2020, the nature center is named in honor of Wade Bourne because of his long-time passion and commitment to conservation and the outdoors.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Director of Parks Jerry Allbert, Architect Lane Lyle and Becky Bourne, widow of Wade Bourne, spoke to the crowd prior to the ceremonial groundbreaking.

(L to R) County Commissioner Ricky Ray; County Commissioner David Harper; Laurina Lane; DBS & Associates President David Smith; County Commissioner Joe Creek; Lane Lyle; Mayor Durrett; Becky Bourne; Hampton Bourne; Frank Lott; Jerry Allbert and B.R. Miller and Company Owner Mike Boisseau.

(L to R) County Commissioner Ricky Ray; County Commissioner David Harper; Laurina Lane; DBS & Associates President David Smith; County Commissioner Joe Creek; Lane Lyle; Mayor Durrett; Becky Bourne; Hampton Bourne; Frank Lott; Jerry Allbert and B.R. Miller and Company Owner Mike Boisseau.

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Montgomery County Animal Care and Control, Fort Campbell sign Intergovernmental Support Agreement

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Today, June 6th, 2019, the United States Army and Montgomery County Government signed an Intergovernmental Support Agreement (IGSA) at the 101st Airborne Division Headquarters rotunda, Fort Campbell, KY at 10:30am.

Under the IGSA, Montgomery County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) will take over operation of Fort Campbell’s Stray Animal Program.

(L) Fort Campbell Garrison Commander Colonel Joseph Kuchan and (R) Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrent sign the Intergovernmental Support Agreement between Montgomery County Animal Care & Control and Fort Campbell.

(L) Fort Campbell Garrison Commander Colonel Joseph Kuchan and (R) Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrent sign the Intergovernmental Support Agreement between Montgomery County Animal Care & Control and Fort Campbell.

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Annual Tobacco Stick Softball Game, Fort Campbell vs. Clarksville and Montgomery County, June 1st

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Saturday, June 1st, 2019, Fort Campbell Soldiers take on City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Employees in the 10th Annual Tobacco Stick Game.

Hosted by the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce, the game is set to begin at 10:00am.

The annual Tobacco Stick Softball Game is held to help create goodwill, fun, and community relationship building between Fort Campbell soldiers and City of Clarksville and Montgomery County employees.

Annual Tobacco Stick Softball Game will take place at the Heritage Park Sports Complex.

Annual Tobacco Stick Softball Game will take place at the Heritage Park Sports Complex.

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Kroger earns Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019, a green ribbon cutting was held to recognize Kroger as the latest Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified organization. The certification covered all three Kroger stores in Clarksville (Dover Crossing, Madison Street and Lowes Drive).

Those in attendance at the Green Ribbon Cutting were Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Montgomery County Chief of Staff Kyle Johnson, Program Manager Carlye Sommers and Program board members Daryl Pater, Haley Randell and Doug Jones.

(L to R) Haley Randell, Daryl Pater, Doug Jones, Kelly Ward, Mayor Jim Durrett, Dennis Williams, Jason Broadrick, Stephanie Jordan, Chris Reed, Sabrina Powell and Carlye Sommers.

(L to R) Haley Randell, Daryl Pater, Doug Jones, Kelly Ward, Mayor Jim Durrett, Dennis Williams, Jason Broadrick, Stephanie Jordan, Chris Reed, Sabrina Powell and Carlye Sommers.

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