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Four Montgomery County Parks have Automated External Defibrillators available

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department and Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS) have joined forces to provide life saving equipment and training for four of the county parks.

The Parks and Recreation staff spent Thursday morning being trained by MCEMS Assistant Chief Bill Webb on how to properly use Automated External Defibrillators (AED) that will soon be installed in Woodlawn Park, Civitan Park, RichEllen Park and South Guthrie Community Center.

Montgomery County Parks and Recreation staff gets training by MCEMS Assistant Chief Bill Webb on how to use Automated External Defibrillators.

Montgomery County Parks and Recreation staff gets training by MCEMS Assistant Chief Bill Webb on how to use Automated External Defibrillators.

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Sue Freeman Culverhouse Speaks to Montgomery County Historical Society about Robert Penn Warren

 

Montgomery County Historical SocietyClarksville, TN – Author Sue Freeman Culverhouse was the featured speaker as she described the life of Robert Penn Warren at the June 15th meeting of the Montgomery County Historical Society. President Joe Filippo greeted the members and had the treasurer announce the upcoming barbeque fund-raiser to be held at the end of July.

Billyfrank Morrison gave a history of the school built on the site of the community center in South Guthrie, TN, where the event was held.

Author Sue Freeman Culverhouse speaking at the June Montgomery County Historical Society meeting.

Author Sue Freeman Culverhouse speaking at the June Montgomery County Historical Society meeting.

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Montgomery County Historical Society to have author Sue Freeman Culverhouse speak at June 15th meeting

 

Montgomery County Historical SocietyClarksville, TN – Tennessee author Sue Freeman Culverhouse will speak on the life of Robert Penn Warren at the Monday, June 15th, 2015 meeting of the Montgomery County Historical Society. The 7:00pm meeting will be held at the South Guthrie Community Center.

Warren was born in Guthrie, Kentucky, in April, 1905; his childhood home is now a museum. Robert Penn Warren completed his senior year at Clarksville High School where he wrote for the Purple and Gold, the school literary magazine.

Author Sue Freeman Culverhouse (right) with author Amy Greene (left).

Author Sue Freeman Culverhouse (right) with author Amy Greene (left).

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County Mayor Carolyn Bowers looks back at the last eight years and ahead at Montgomery County’s Future

 

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Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers was born and raised in Clarksville-Montgomery County. She graduated from Clarksville High School, then attended Austin Peay State University where she received her Bachelor and Masters Degrees. For 29 years, she taught high school business and computer classes in the school system. It was something she enjoyed and loved to do.

Serving as Montgomery County Trustee for two terms before becoming Montgomery County Mayor gave her experience with the county budget and the revenue end. As mayor, she began working on the expenditure end as well as managing the revenues and the bonds that you sell to fund capital projects.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers.

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Montgomery County Departments Receive Greater Nashville Regional Council Awards

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government received two awards from the Greater Nashville Regional Council at its 46th Annual Regional Planning and Economic Development Meeting on Thursday, September 19th.

The annual event held this year in Henderson, TN, presented 25 awards to various cities and counties for programs and initiatives that have exhibited excellence and innovation over that last calendar year.

Montgomery County Animal Control Officer Matt Heaton (Right) accepts the Public Safety Award from GNRC President Scott Foster (Left) at the annual awards banquet.

Montgomery County Animal Control Officer Matt Heaton (Right) accepts the Public Safety Award from GNRC President Scott Foster (Left) at the annual awards banquet.

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Warfield School Items Needed for South Guthrie Community Center renovation

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is currently renovating the South Guthrie Community Center, located at 5025 Guthrie Road and is seeking historic artifact donations.

The community center was the former Warfield School, built in 1922, with Rosenwald School funds. The county wishes to incorporate the rich heritage of this site within the renovation, by creating a “museum” portion within the historical structure.

The South Guthrie Community Center groundbreaking ceremony held on May 24th, 2012.

The South Guthrie Community Center groundbreaking ceremony held on May 24th, 2012.

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South Guthrie Community center to be given a new lease on life

 

Montgomery CountyClarksville, TN – The groundbreaking for the South Guthrie Community Center on Thursday was something to behold. Excited residents had gathered in the parking lot of the current center to watch as county officials broke the ground for an expansion of their community center late last week. During a short ceremony before the ground breaking officials discussed their plans for the renovation, restoration, and expansion of the historic site.

Montgomery County Engineer Clint Camp expressed the County’s desire to both restore the building to an authentic state while at the same time adding additional space and new capabilities.

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South Guthrie Community Center Public Input Meeting

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Office of Facilities Development, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department, will hold a Public Input meeting to allow interested citizens to express their comments concerning the schematic design for the historic rehabilitation and addition of the South Guthrie Community Center. The meeting will be held at the center, located at 5025 Guthrie Road, on Tuesday, January 24th at 6:30pm.

The South Guthrie Community Center will celebrate its 90th anniversary this year, along with the 100th anniversary of the Rosenwald School initiative. The site was the former Warfield School built in 1922 with Rosenwald School funds. The site serves as the home of the South Guthrie Improvement Association.

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Montgomery County Parks Public Input meeting

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department will conduct a Public Input meeting regarding the South Guthrie Community Center on October 6th, 2011 at 6:30pm. This meeting will be held at the center, located at 5025 Guthrie Road.

Preliminary construction drawings will be on display and citizens will be asked to offer their input on the future uses of the facility and needs of the community. We hope you can join us!

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Proposed Montgomery County Budget for 2011-2012

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County has experienced unprecedented growth in recent years and continues to work to keep up with demands on services, public safety and schools. In the 2010-2011 school year, the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System experienced an increase of over 700 students. If the student population increase continues as it has over the last several years, the school system will top 30,000 students in the upcoming school year.

It was recently released that the Per Capita Personal Income for Montgomery County has increased to $38,270, placing Montgomery County as 4th in the state. With this increase comes a decrease in BEP* funding for schools of around $2.5M. «Read the rest of this article»

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