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Clarksville City Councilwoman for Ward 11 Kaye Jones to hold Town Hall Meeting Tuesday September 2nd, 2014

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 11Clarksville, TN – City Councilwoman Kaye Jones will be hosting her Regular Monthly Town Hall meeting on September 2nd, 2014 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Clarksville Gas and Water Admin Building at 2215 Madison Street.

Ward 11 Clarksville City Councilwoman Kaye Jones

Ward 11 Clarksville City Councilwoman Kaye Jones

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Montgomery County holds swearing in Ceremony

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Wednesday evening at the Clarksville-Montgomery County courthouse citizens and recently elected officials gathered to attend a reception and swearing in ceremony.

Retired Judge John Peay administered the oath of office seating the county officials Jim Durrett as Montgomery County Mayor, John Fuson as Sheriff, John W. Carney Jr. as the District Attorney General, Kellie Jackson as County Clerk, Erinne J. Hester as Assessor of Property, Connie Gunnett as the Register of Deeds, Brenda Radford as County Trustee,

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett being sworn in by Judge John Peay (Ret.) as his wife Mary looks on

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett being sworn in by Judge John Peay (Ret.) as his wife Mary looks on

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Ward 2 Clarksville City Councilman Deanna McLaughlin seeks re-election

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Ward 2 Clarksville City Councilman Deanna McLaughlin officially launched her campaign for re-election after qualifying for re-election on May 28th.

McLaughlin has represented Ward 2 on the Clarksville City Council since 2007 and was re-elected to a second term in 2010. Ward 2 was redistricted in 2011 and now extends to neighborhoods to the east and west of Fort Campbell Boulevard (US 41A), neighborhoods between Saratoga and Hillsboro roads and between Cunningham Lane and Dover Road (US 79).

Deanna McLaughlin is running for re-election to Clarksville City Council Ward 2.

Deanna McLaughlin is running for re-election to Clarksville City Council Ward 2.

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Tennessee State Representative John Tidwell Seeks Re-election to the 74th House District

 

Montgomery County

Election 2014New Johnsonville, TN – Tennessee State Representative John Tidwell is announcing his re-election bid as the Democratic nominee for State House District 74, covering Humphreys, Houston and the western part of Montgomery County.

“We were able to accomplish some great things this year, but we still have a long way to go help working families in Tennessee,” said Rep. Tidwell. “I hope to return next year and continue to find more ways to improve the lives of veterans, provide jobs for hard-working families, and ensure that all families have access to high-quality health care.”

John C. Tidwell and his family at Easter.

John C. Tidwell and his family at Easter.

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Joe Pitts reminds you that Time is Running Out for Public Comments to spare Fort Campbell

 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

Fort Campbell Troop Cuts Under Review

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Clarksville, TN – 16 days remain in the public comment period by the United States Army Environmental Command, which is looking at the reduction of active duty troop strength of our armed forces. The US Army Environmental Command is currently taking public comments about this plan through August 25th, 2014.

“The time is now,” said Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville). “Unrest in the world anywhere means the national defense of the United States must be at full strength in terms of numbers and resources. We need everyone, veterans and the civilian community alike, to send letters, emails and make telephone calls in support of our U.S. Army generally and Fort Campbell specifically.”

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Jim Durrett elected Montgomery County Mayor; John Fuson elected Sheriff

 

Brenda Radford Reelected Trustee

Election 2014Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County voting for the Tennessee State Primary and County general elections was light. Around 11,000 people early voted and on Election Day, Thursday, August 7th, only 8,105 came out to vote.

With 9480 votes, Jim Durrett was elected the new Montgomery County Mayor. Incumbent Carolyn Bowers had 7654 votes and Curt Mize came in at 2295.

In the highly contested Montgomery County Sheriff’s race, John Fuson was elected with 11,020 votes. Tyler Barrett had 4,519 votes, with Bret Murray getting 1,809, while Dexter Mines had 1,612.

New Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

New Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

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Voter Turnout light on election day in Montgomery County

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Voting is underway across Clarksville, Montgomery County for the Tennessee State Primary and County general elections. Voting continues until 7:00pm this evening.

Turnout appears light with roughly 11,000 people voting in the early voting, and multiple precincts reporting extremely light turnout today. “I am ashamed to tell you how many people we had vote today,” said poll worker Nancy Chambers, before revealing that only 21 people had turned out to vote at Smith school by 9:00am. Results at the other polling places were similar.

A mother checks in before casting her ballot as her two children watch

A mother checks in before casting her ballot as her two children watch

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Kellie Jackson talked to the crowd at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2014Cunningham, TN – County Clerk Kellie Jackson addressed those in attendance at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic held by the Central Civitan Club on Saturday, July 27th, 2014.

“I’m your County Clerk. I just wanted to take the opportunity to tell you thank you,” said Jackson. “I have been coming out here since my first election, about eight years. I always appreciate being able to speak to you.”

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Joe Sweeten speaks at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2014Cunningham, TN – Joe Sweeten, Register of Deeds candidate, attended the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic held by the Central Civitan Club talking to the people there on Saturday, July 27th, 2014.

“I am from Missouri originally, been here here 30 years. I’m pretty sure that mom, she’ 79 years old, is chopping mutton at an event just like this. That’s where I come from,” stated Sweeten. “”I am a veteran, law school graduate, and a computer programmer with 15 years experience.”

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Connie Gunnett attended the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2014Cunningham, TN – Candidate for Register of Deeds Connie Gunnett spoke to those in attendance at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic held by the Central Civitan Club on Saturday, July 27th, 2014.

“I am from Montgomery County. I have lived here for over 48 years,” stated Gunnett. “I have worked in the Register of Deeds office for 31 years. I have been chief deputy since 2006. I am a certified public administrator from the University of Tennessee.”

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