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Clarksville teen drowns in the Red River

On Friday afternoon, June 24, what started out as an afternoon swim in the Red River with friends ended in tragedy for a Clarksville teenager. Greyson Cairo-Ashton Townsend, 19, went missing while swimming near Billy Dunlop Park, according to Clarksville Fire Rescue spokesman Michael Rios. After diving underwater, Townsend’s friends...
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Homeless Clarksville woman charged in arson spree

A Clarksville homeless woman has been arrested and is facing multiple arson charges following an alleged fire-setting spree along Fort Campbell Boulevard last Friday. Paige Marie Leegon, 21, was arrested on Friday, June 24, after Clarksville Police officers said she admitted to setting the fires. At 3:15 a.m., officers first...
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House destroyed by fire that could have started from a cigarette

Fire investigators believe a cigarette on the back porch of a Clarksville home could have started the blaze that destroyed it last week. A call was made to 911 shortly after 3 p.m. on Friday, June 24, regarding a structure fire on Whirlaway Circle off of Tiny Town Road in Clarksville.

Cadiz man hurt in Caldwell County collision

A Cadiz man was injured in a multi-vehicle collision early Tuesday morning in Caldwell County. According to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the intersection of Cadiz Road and Hopson Road around 5 a.m. for reports of a collision. Investigation determined that a vehicle driven by 49-year-old Steaven Holder of Cadiz was heading north on Cadiz Road when another vehicle—operated by 23-year-old Joseph Chambers of Cadiz—attempted to drive onto Hopson Road and into Holder’s path.

WeGo expands bus service in Clarksville

Effective Tuesday, July 5, WeGo Public Transit is expanding commuter bus service on routes 87 Gallatin/Hendersonville, 89 Springfield/Joelton, and 94 Clarksville. Each weekday, these routes will have an additional trip to Nashville in the morning and an extra trip from Nashville in the evening. The commuter bus service is operated by Gray Line under a contract with the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee (RTA). Below are the additional trip times:

HomeGoods to open at Governor's Square Mall

A HomeGoods Retail store will open in the old Sears Department Store building next door to the Burlington Clothing store that occupies the other half of the building at Governor’s Square Mall in Clarksville. Joe Bell, spokesman for the Cafaro Company, which operates Governor’s Square Mall, said there is...

Portion of Murray Main St. closing for Independence Day parade

MURRAY, KY — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced a section of Main St. in Murray will be closed for the Freedom Fest parade from 8:15 a.m. to approximately 12 p.m. on Monday, July 4. They said the closure will be from 12th St. to Industrial Drive and should take...

Annual Independence Day celebrate July 3 at LIberty Park

The City of Clarksville will present its annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 3 at Liberty Park. The free event will include a live concert, activities, and fireworks show. This year’s fireworks display is co-sponsored by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County. Liberty Park will open at...

Law Enforcement Asks For Help In Stolen Vehicle Investigation

Police ask for help identifying a man in connection to a stolen vehicle investigation on Fort Campbell Boulevard Tuesday. Oak Grove Police say around 12:40 pm a white 1999 Chevy S10 that was parked behind Fly Chicken Fly was stolen. Police ask if you can identify the man in the...

New Caring Cradle Dedicated At Jennie Stuart Health

The obstetrics floor of Jennie Stuart Medical Center has a new Caring Cradle following a Wednesday dedication at the hospital. Nick and Kelsey Disney of Clarksville donated the cradle, which uses cooling mechanisms to allow grieving parents extra time with their baby following a stillbirth. Having experienced comfort previously provided by a Caring Cradle during their own difficult loss, Kelsey and Nick set out to provide the Caring Cradle for families who experience similar heartache.

Clarksville allows fireworks from July 1-5

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, so The City of Clarksville is acquainting residents with information about local fireworks ordinances, state laws, and fireworks safety. In Clarksville, in accordance with City code Sec 10-218, fireworks may be exploded, fired, shot, or set off inside the City Corporate...

Candidates pull petitions for City of Clarksville seats

Candidates have begun pulling petitions to run in the State General and City of Clarksville Election on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The first day to issue petitions with the Montgomery County Election Commission was Monday, June 20. The qualifying deadline is Aug. 18. The State offices include the Governor, U.S. House...

Want to have a say in how Clarksville grows? Here’s your chance | COMMENTARY

Contributed commentary by Jeff Tyndall, director, Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission. It is no secret that Clarksville and Montgomery County are growing at a rapid pace. We repeatedly make national news for “Best Place to Live,” “Most Desired Zip Code for Relocation” and “Best Place to Retire in Tennessee.” But this growth has quickly stressed our infrastructure, government capacity and, for many residents, put us on a less than desired path forward.