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The day after


Hank BonecutterWell the votes are in.  The people have spoken.  On a national level, it appears we’ll have four more years of economic struggle, attacks on the middle class, a health care system that is a disaster, and a national defense strategy that is virtually non-existent.

But the people have spoken.  That’s what makes this country great.  At least we get to vote, whether we like the outcome or not. I respect the will of the people.  We don’t always get our way and all of us find that very difficult to deal with. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Council reaches new low


Hank BonecutterI think we can all agree that we’ve had about enough of politics to last a lifetime. Especially local politics.  November 6th can’t get here quick enough and THAT’S  an understatement.

What once was a process that brought out the best in our city AND country, has now become an ugly display of hate, and division. That display has never been more evident than within our own Clarksville City Council. «Read the rest of this article»

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Chili Cook Off to be held by City of Clarksville Departments to Benefit United Way


City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Friday, October 26th, 2012 several City of Clarksville Employees are participating in the Annual City of Clarksville Department Wide Chili Cook Off to Benefit the United Way.

The Event will be held on Friday October 26th from 11:00am to 1:00pm in the lower City Hall Parking Lot – located at the corner of First Street and Main Street downtown. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Council Ward 7 and Ward 9 Town Hall Meeting tomorrow evening


Clarksville City Council - Ward 9Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Councilman Ward 7 Geno Grubbs and Councilman Ward 9 Joel Wallace will be holding a Town Hall Meeting tomorrow night, Tuesday, October 2nd, at 7:00pm at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library.

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Clarksville City Council Ward 9 race gets personal


Election 2012Clarksville, TN – The race for Clarksville City Council in Ward 9 turned ugly this week.  What had been a fairly low key, non eventful door to door campaign among four candidates, has been turned up a notch between challenger Jeff Robinson and the incumbent Joel Wallace.

During a TV taping this week  for the Leadership Clarksville Political Forums, Wallace called out Robinson for his handling of the Parking Authority while serving on that board, then questioned Robinson for hiring an out of town attorney to handle his bankruptcy following the 1999 tornado.

Robinson and his wife own the Blackhorse Pub and Brewery in downtown Clarksville.

Jeff Robinson on Clarksville in Review

Jeff Robinson on Clarksville in Review

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Clarksville City Council Email System Issue


Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – A recent issue concerning the city council email system has surfaced and I want to address some issues that were raised. The main issue relates to the request by local attorney Mark Rassas to gain email addresses of constituents and what has resulted since.

You may have already received some emails related to this or read a story in the Sunday “Leaf-Chronicle”, which did not address or fully disclose all the details. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Councilmen Geno Grubbs and Joel Wallace to hold Town Hall Meeting March 14th


Clarksville City Council - Ward 7Clarksville, TN – Clarksville City Councilman Joel Wallace from Ward 9 and Councilman Geno Grubbs from Ward 7 will be hosting a joint town hall meeting at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library on Wednesday, March 14th, from 7:00pm-8:00pm.

Everyone is invited to come out for the meeting. The councilmen will be available to discuss your questions and concerns regarding city business.

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Volunteer Bell Ringers needed Thanksgiving through Christmas


Clarksville, TN – The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers this holiday season. Volunteers are needed Monday through Saturday, from 10:00am to 7:00pm, beginning November 10th, through December 24th, 2011.

Money collected goes to support the homeless shelter and other Salvation Army programs. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tommy Vallejos and Joel Wallace to be on Clarksville in Review this Saturday, October 8th


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Clarksville, TN – Listen to Clarksville in Review on 1400am, WJZM with Hank Bonecutter Saturday morning. Montgomery County Commissioner Tommy Vallejos will be on at 8:00am. Hank’s guest during the 9:00am hour will be Clarksville City Councilman Joel Wallace. «Read the rest of this article»

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City Council meeting deals with touchy issues with finesse


City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met for their regular meeting last night where they tacked a host of issues; including the the Expansion of the Winn Materials Barge Port, creating a capital project for repairs to the Smith-Trahern mansion, and a proposal to expand the number of Package Stores allowed in the city.

The Barge Port was approved, the Capital Project for Smith-Trahern Mansion was approved, and the expansion of the liquor establishments was rejected. Read on for much more! «Read the rest of this article»

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