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Do you love sports? Write about it for Clarksville Online


The view from the press box, which is nearly full on most days. Photo / David RopeikBaseball? Little League? APSU sports? Titans, maybe?

Love sports? Love to write?

Clarksville Online is seeking a sports enthusiast and writer(s) to generate coverage of local, youth, amateur and professional sporting events.

We are seeking, first and foremost, a person with a genuine passion for sports. We require excellent writing ability, attention to detail, and professional style. The ability to take digital photos is a plus. Earn by-line and photo credits for your resume. Build a portfolio while you break into the realm of sports writing. «Read the rest of this article»

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Animal care: A joy and a responsibility


co-dog-3-pug.jpgWhat do I, an “immigrant” from St. Louis, appreciate about Clarksville? As the song says, “Let me count the ways…”

On my list of top activities in this city are the Roxy Theatre, Loaves and Fishes, AARP, movie theaters, APSU and last but not least, the Clarksville Athletic Club. They ignite a passion for this community and give the momentum for purposeful living.

But beyond these organizations serving humans, I appreciate the compassion of this community, especially as shown in the care of our pets; we have a kinship and empathy for animals. By our measure of intelligence, they may come up short, but animals have their own wonderful endowments. They deserve our appreciation and respect.

In Missouri, our dogs and cats were more utilitarian than just pets. In the Ozarks our dogs were commonly chained in the back yard until it was squirrel or rabbit hunting season and our cats were assigned to the barn as mouse catchers. Thankfully, our improved understanding and broadened compassion now includes animals. Our perspective of these living beings is part of a changing pattern for community and society in general. «Read the rest of this article»

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