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Clarksville Academy sponsors “spirit week”, “homecoming”


The Clarksville Academy Homecoming Bonfire will be held at the CA Sports Complex at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday. There will be one area for PK-5 and one area for 6-12.  There will be hayrides around the complex and the Float Boat competition for grades 7-12.

The Homecoming game vs. Community High School will take place at 7:30 P.M. on Friday, October 3.  The court will be presented at half-time and this year’s Homecoming Queen will be announced.

Homecoming dances for Intermediate and Upper School students will be held on Saturday.  The Intermediate School dance will be held in the foyer from 6:00 – 8:30 P.M. and is for students in grades 6-8 only.  Admission is $5.00 per person.  If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Burkhart.

The Upper School dance will be held from 9:00 P.M. until midnight in the Auxiliary Gym and is open for students in grades 9-12 only.  Admission is $10.00 per person.  Questions may be directed to Mrs. White. Attire for both dances is semi-formal.  No jeans allowed.  Gentlemen must wear collared shirts and khaki or dress slacks.

Get it done; register to vote…it’s not just a right, it’s a privilege


Terry McMoore

The last day to register to vote in Montgomery County is October 6.Early voting begins October 15.

The right to vote and exercising your right to vote is the most valuable constitutional right we have. It is both a right and a privilege.

If you don’t vote, you deserve the government you get. It doesn’t matter which side of the political fence you’re on, because all Americans have the same issues and concerns for their families and their country.

The economy, the war, taxes, education, health care, social security, women rights and, especially in our community, veteran’s rights are at the top of the list in every household.

Many people over the centuries have fought, marched and even died so we could have the right to vote, yet many still don’t vote. In the August primary election in Montgomery County, fewer than 12 percent of voters participated. With this kind of turn out how do we expect to ever hold our elected officials accountable to the public? «Read the rest of this article»

S.O.A.R.E. explores the hidden destruction of mountaintop removal


On Thursday, October 2, at 7:30 p.m., the hidden destruction of the Appalachian Mountains will be revealed via the Mountaintop Removal Road Show. This program features a beautiful and thought-provoking multimedia show with traditional Appalachian music and culture.  The “roadshow” takes place at the APSU Sundquist Science Building Room E106B and is free and open to the public. It is presented by S.O.A.R.E., Students Organized to Advance Renewable Energy.

Mountaintop removal. Photo by Viv Stockman @

Lexington, Kentucky environmental activist Dave Cooper will explain what it is like to live near a mountaintop removal mine, and answer questions. «Read the rest of this article»

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