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Tourism Capital Development Fund (TCDF) Issues Call for Proposals
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Tourism Capital Development Fund (TCDF) Issues Call for Proposals

Southern Indiana (July 16, 2024) – Applications for a 2024 round of funding from the Tourism Capital Development Fund (TCDF) managed by SoIN Tourism will be accepted starting August 1. Awards granted will range from $100,000 to $250,000. SoIN Tourism, the Clark-Floyd Counties Convention & Tourism Bureau, will award up to $1 million in total...

AT THE LIBRARY: Stories of Origin Park’s Past
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AT THE LIBRARY: Stories of Origin Park’s Past

CLARKSVILLE, IN (July 15, 2024) – Join the Jeffersonville Township Public Library on Saturday, July 27th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. at the Jeffersonville location for an amazing hour devoted to Stories of Origin Park’s Past with Jim Kenney! Jim Kenney has an impressive resume: a 1973 graduate of Clarksville High School, a graduate of the University...

‘Good Times’ Summer Concert Series Continues Saturday
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‘Good Times’ Summer Concert Series Continues Saturday

CLARKSVILLE, IN (July 12, 2024) – The Town of Clarksville’s ‘Good Times’ Summer Concert Series continues Saturday night, July 13th, at the Central Green in downtown near Main Street.  The FREE concert series kicked off in May 2024. The Atomic Groove Machine will kick things off at 6:00pm, followed by The Mad Taxpayers from 8:00-11:00pm....

Millennium Builders Breaks Ground on New Clarksville Neighborhood
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Millennium Builders Breaks Ground on New Clarksville Neighborhood

CLARKSVILLE, IN (July 12, 2024) – It is the first, new single-family home neighborhood to begin construction in more than 17 years, and work officially kicked off this morning. Millennium Builders and the Town of Clarksville celebrated the beginning of the new South Valley neighborhood development at 129 North Randolph Avenue. Millennium Builders recently reached...

Officials cut the ribbon opening the Ashland Park Playground
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NOW OPEN: Ashland Park’s New Accessible Playground

CLARKSVILLE, IN (July 10, 2024) – Dozens of local kids waited eagerly as the Town of Clarksville cut the ribbon and officially opened the new Ashland Park playground.  Close to $300,000 was spent on the installation of the new playground and the replacement of the existing mulch with new turf surfacing. The project was paid...

The Providence High School Baseball Team poses with the Clarksville Town Council.
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Providence Pioneers Baseball Team Honored for Winning State Championship

CLARKSVILLE, IN (July 2, 2024) – In what seems to be becoming a common occurrence, the Clarksville Town Council hosted a team from Providence High School to celebrate another state championship.  This time, the Pioneers Baseball Team was honored for bringing home the IHSAA 2A State Championship in June.  Council President Ryan Ramsey read a...

Graveyard Auto Site
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Graveyard Auto Site Cleanup

Graveyard Auto Site Cleanup Beginning in May 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began a cleanup of hazardous waste at the Graveyard Auto site, 1320 Emery Crossing, Clarksville, Indiana. From 1983 to 2018 an auto scrapyard operated at the site. Prior to 1983, a mobile home park had been located there. In July 2018,...

Ashland Park Playground
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Clarksville Parks to Host Ribbon-Cutting for New Ashland Park Playground

CLARKSVILLE, IN (June 24, 2024) – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, July 10th at 5:30pm to celebrate the opening of the new accessible playground in Ashland Park. Nearly $300,000 was spent on the installation of the new playground and the replacement of the existing mulch...