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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 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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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held July 11th, 2019

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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State of Tennessee issues Clarksville Water System a Perfect Score

 

Tennessee review shows Clarksville’s Water Supply is Safe, Reliable

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – A perfect score was earned by Clarksville’s water system on its sanitary survey evaluation by the State of Tennessee.

The survey, conducted by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Water Resources, is the product of an unannounced onsite review by a survey team, which evaluates and inspects every facet of the water system and ensures the City of Clarksville is delivering safe and reliable drinking water to the public.

A Clarksville Gas and Water Department technician uses computers to monitor water operations at the Clarksville Water Plant.

A Clarksville Gas and Water Department technician uses computers to monitor water operations at the Clarksville Water Plant.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation accepting registration for Fall Adult Softball Leagues

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for fall adult softball with leagues open to men and women 18 and older.

League play begins the week of August 11th at Heritage Park Softball Complex, 1241 Peachers Mill Road.

Heritage Park registration deadline is July 8th for Clarksville Parks and Recreation Fall Adult Softball Leagues.

Heritage Park registration deadline is July 8th for Clarksville Parks and Recreation Fall Adult Softball Leagues.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held June 6th, 2019

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville.

First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville.

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Clarksville Mayor Pitts to present 2020 City of Clarksville Budget

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 23rd, the 2020 financial plan for the City of Clarksville will be presented by Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts in the City Council Chambers located at 106 Public Square.

In presenting his first budget since taking office in January, Mayor Pitts will outline his financial priorities for the City, and offer specifics on plans for public safety improvements, better roads and improved family recreation facilities.

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Mayors create Interstate Exit Beautification Task Force

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett together have created a task force to formulate a plan to beautify the Interstate 24 exits that serve the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

Interstate Exit Beautification Task Force will hold it's first meeting at Clarksville City Hall on Tuesday, May 14th.

Interstate Exit Beautification Task Force will hold it’s first meeting at Clarksville City Hall on Tuesday, May 14th.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation says Clarksville Downtown Market opens May 25th

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces that the Clarksville Downtown Market will open Saturday, May 25th, 2019 with more than 80 vendors offering fresh produce, baked goods, local honey, milk, home décor and crafts, seasonal flowers and live entertainment.

The Clarksville Downtown Market will be open 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturdays through October 12th on Public Square in downtown Clarksville. Enjoy live music, meet Market mascot “Corny the Cob,” and experience special events on select market days.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts proclaims May Bicycle Month

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has proclaimed May as Bicycle Month in Clarksville and encourages all citizens to give biking a try.

There are many reasons to promote bicycle ridership in Clarksville.

Free Friday Clarksville BCycle access encourages citizens to ride a bike.

Free Friday Clarksville BCycle access encourages citizens to ride a bike.

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