Information Articles for the Clarksville TN and Montgomery County Tennessee area
August 18, 2014 · Leave a Comment
Clarksville, TN – Retail sales were flat in July, reflecting a weak start to 3Q14. Industrial production rose 0.4%, restrained by lower output of utilities (cooler than normal temperatures). Manufacturing output rose 1.1%, reflecting a 10.1% jump in auto production.
However, seasonal adjustment in autos is tricky in July (prior to seasonal adjustment, auto production fell 18.0%, vs. -26.8% in July 2013). Seasonal plant closings were much more moderate this year, trimming weekly jobless claims as well. The Job Opening and Labor Market Turnover Survey data for June showed gradual improvement... [Read more]
Arts and Leisure
August 22, 2014 · Leave a Comment
Clarksville, TN – While visiting Austin, Texas, in 2013, Karen Parr-Moody came across a painting by the renowned folk artist Jimmy Lee Sudduth. The dusty image was of a girl in a swimsuit, and it evoked strong childhood memories for Parr-Moody.
“I really identified with going to my grandfather’s fishing camp every weekend on the Tennessee River,” she said. “It’s rustic and beautiful down there. The ‘Bikini Girl’ just reminded me of growing up and being a little girl.”
Karen Parr-Moody and her daughter, Stella, donate Jimmy Lee Sudduth’s “Bikini Girl” to Austin Peay State... [Read more]
August 21, 2014 · Leave a Comment
Montgomery County, TN – Tennessee State University is conducting a New Farmer Academy and Montgomery County was honored to host and provide education to participants. Six participant’s visited McCraw’s Strawberry Ranch this past Monday, August 18th.
Billy and Teresa McCraw, owners and 2014 recipients of the Small Farmers Award in Alternative Enterprises category, demonstrated how they plant plasticulture strawberries.
Billy & Teresa Reints McCraw demonstrating the plastic layer for plasticulture strawberries. This machine builds the beds in the soil, lays the plastic and the irrigation... [Read more]
August 7, 2014 · Leave a Comment
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government congratulates Lisa McClain, Driver Safety Administrator, for being selected as Technician of the Year by the Tennessee Child Passenger Safety Center.
Lisa was recognized for her exemplary work ethic and performance, along with her commitment and dedication of child passenger safety education and on her efforts to reduce fatalities and injuries on Tennessee highways.
November 12, 2013 · Leave a Comment
Clarksville, TN – The previously-known Women’s Aglow is coming back in Clarksville. It is now known as Aglow due to the inclusion of males in the organization. Males and females are welcome to the meetings.
We are a community-focused organization with the purpose of uniting the Body of Christ in Clarksville. We hope to bring healing to our community through one heart at a time.
Our Interest Meeting is Tuesday, November 19th at 6:30pm.
Clarksville Aglow meeting November 19th
May 4, 2012 · Leave a Comment
Clarksville, TN – Class is in session this spring at the Roxy Regional Theatre! For three Saturday afternoons beginning April 14th, the Roxy instructs a whole new generation to “Unpack Your Adjectives,” “Do the Circulation” and meet up at “Conjunction Junction” with the pop-culture phenomenon “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”
The energetic cast of characters are portrayed by Melanie Beck, Josh Bernaski, Ryan Bowie, Hannah Church, Matt DuMont, Regan Featherstone, Ashley Laverty, Rob Rodems, Cassie Thompson and Kendall Anne Thompson.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County community gathered in front of Gary Mathews Motors (1100 Ashland City Road) yesterday morning, to recognize them for a generous contribution which allowed the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to purchase 5 customized bullet and stab resistant vests for the MCSO K-9 Unit.
“A very special and... [Read more]
Clarksville, TN – The businesses at Sango Village will be hosting a block party on August 16th, 2014. The local business owners have created the free event to give back to the community.
Courtney Berlyak, owner of Sango Village Florist, said, “We wanted to do something fun and enjoyable that could include all of our neighbors. With the end of summer... [Read more]
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Clarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries is excited to announce the third annual Pirate Fest and Chili Cook-Off on October 10th, 2014.
They are inviting local businesses and organizations to become T-shirt sponsors, and chili cook-off teams to take part in the competition. To sign up or make inquiries, please contact MailGuard('pirates','mannacafeministries.com').... [Read more]
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Firefighters Local #3180 and Servpro Montgomery County teamed together to make a donation to the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s Teachers Warehouse. The donation of a pallet of copy paper fills a constant need for area teachers.
“Through our contacts with Mrs. Candy Johnson we learned a lot about... [Read more]
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Clarksville, TN – On Saturday November 10th, Step Teams, Praise Dancers and Mime Groups will come together at the 11th annual Stompfest For Christ and raise the rafters at the Austin Peay State University Clement Auditorium.
2012 Stompfest host D.J. Pryor.
Clarksville, TN – Excell Baptist Church announces it Vacation Bible School to be held each evening from 6:30pm until 8:00pm Monday, July 23rd through Friday, July 27th, 2012 at Excell Baptist Church, 328 Excell Road, Clarksville, TN.
Children from Kindergarten through Grade 5 are invited to this 5-Day Club: “Knowing Christ”. Preregistration... [Read more]
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Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park, the City’s free, outdoor movie series, continues at Liberty Park, located at 1190 Cumberland Drive.
Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window,’ rated PG, and brought to you by Miller-Motte Technical College, will be shown at approximately... [Read more]
Clarksville, TN – On a cold night in February 1862, the moans and whimpers of injured Confederate soldiers filled the streets of Clarksville.
Hospitals had been set up in local buildings to treat the wounded, following the Battle of Fort Donelson in nearby Dover, and whispered rumors claimed the Union army was heading for the city.
Dr. Minoa Uffelman... [Read more]
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Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will proclaim Clarksville as a “Purple Heart City” in a very special ceremony.
Rebuilding Together Nashville will be on location in Clarksville at the home of Todd and Cathrine Shaw, both of whom are Purple Heart Recipients. Mr. Shaw is the Commander of the Order... [Read more]
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has appointed Arthur Bing as the Interim Director of the Clarksville Transit System. Mr. Bing’s appointment will become effective July 1st, 2014 upon the resignation of long-time Director Jimmy Smith.
A Clarksville Transit System Bus
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