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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum April 2021 Exhibits, Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in Historic Downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science, and history.

Some of the events in April at the Museum are: Mike Egan: Modern Pop, Larry Hughes: Rediscovering the National Parks, Curiosities: Objects from the Museum Collection, Helping Americans Help Themselves: 140 Years of the Red Cross, The Electrification of the TVA, and F&M Bank Huff & Puff Express Model Trains.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Work starting March 5th, 2021

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOT

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) in Montgomery County will be doing sidewalk construction on SR 13 (LM 23-26).

Nightly, from 12:00am-11:00am, there will be a lane closure for construction work.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held March 4th, 2021

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – A new year brings a new First Thursday ArtWalk back to Downtown Clarksville.

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. 

The First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

Several downtown establishments to feature local artists for Clarksville's March First Thursday Art Walk.

Several downtown establishments to feature local artists for Clarksville’s March First Thursday Art Walk.

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Lamar Alexander says Senate Confirms Brian Noland to Serve on TVA Board of Directors

 

Lamar Alexander says Noland’s administrative experience makes him the right person to help keep TVA on a good path – to continue to provide clean, cheap, reliable electricity throughout the Tennessee Valley

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement today after he voted for and the Senate confirmed Brian Noland to serve on the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors:

“Today, the Senate confirmed Brian Noland to serve on the TVA Board of Directors, and I know he will make an outstanding board member. Brian is a respected leader in East Tennessee, and during his tenure as president, he has helped transform Tennessee’s fourth largest university, East Tennessee State University.”

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Lamar Alexander reports Senate Confirms Beth Harwell to Serve on TVA Board of Directors

 

Lamar Alexander says Beth Harwell understands TVA’s mission to continue to provide cheap, clean, reliable electricity throughout the Tennessee Valley region

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement today after he voted for and the Senate confirmed Beth Harwell to serve on the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors:

“I’m delighted Beth Harwell has been confirmed to serve on the TVA Board of Directors. Beth is one of our state’s most distinguished citizens. Throughout her time in the Tennessee House of Representatives, and as Speaker of the House, Beth has worked with the TVA on several issues.”

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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CDE Lightband, TVA to match $15,000 in donations to Imagination Library of Montgomery County

 

Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – As the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic continues to surge and affect many local and fundamental organizations, The Imagination Library of Montgomery County is unfortunately one of those facing funding shortages.

With the present difficulties CDE Lightband and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) have agreed to match up to $15,000 in donations as the Community Care Fund campaign is launched once again.

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

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Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission Meeting gives update on Asian Carp, Duck Hunters Survey, Annual Awards

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAHumphreys County, TN – An update on Asian carp, results of a recent Tennessee duck hunters survey, and annual divisional awards presentations were among the business conducted at the October meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission.

The one-day meeting was held Friday in the Tom and Wendy Beasley Education Center at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Buffalo Ridge Refuge. It was the TFWC’s first formal meeting at Buffalo Ridge Refuge which comprises about 2,000 acres in southern Humphreys County.

Results from Tennessee Duck Hunters Survey was presented at the TFWC meeting.

Results from Tennessee Duck Hunters Survey was presented at the TFWC meeting.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee creates Commission to Address Asian Carp

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – On Saturday, September 26th, 2020 Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order No. 62 establishing the Asian Carp Advisory Commission to study and provide advice regarding the best methods for mitigating the invasion of Asian carp into the state’s lakes and river systems.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Senator Lamar Alexander says TVA’s Rate Cut “A Lesson for California”

 

U.S. SenateMaryville, TN – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) decision to provide a two and one half percent “Pandemic Relief Credit” to wholesale customers, in effect lowering electric rates by two and one half percent, “is a lesson for California and its poor energy policy decisions.”  

He said Californians are suffering electricity blackouts as electricity prices skyrocket, while TVA cuts rates and provides 99.9 percent reliability.   

“There’s a lesson here,” Senator Alexander said. “California has closed its zero emission nuclear plants, closed low emission gas plants and relied on windmills and imported power from coal plants.”

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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APSU Scientist helps Tennessee Middle School launch high-altitude Balloon over 106,000 feet

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a sticky August morning, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) professional mad scientist traveled to Gainsboro, Tennessee, to help Michael Vigeant’s middle school students launch a science balloon over 106,000 feet into the sky.

The Jackson County Middle School high-altitude balloon rose more than 20 miles into the sky, capturing stunning images. (APSU)

The Jackson County Middle School high-altitude balloon rose more than 20 miles into the sky, capturing stunning images. (APSU)

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