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Ben Dean talked to the crowd at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic


Election 2014Cunningham, TN – Circuit Court Judge Part III candidate Ben Dean gave a speech on Saturday, July 27th, 2014, at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic held by the Central Civitan Club.

“We need change in this court. We have got a crime epidemic in Montgomery County and Robertson County,” stated Dean. “We got some of the finest best trained law enforcement in both counties. What we got a problem with is a court that is creating a revolving door for people getting in trouble over and over again.”

We have got to expand our drug court program to address the epidemic of drug abuse, addiction to pain medication and prescription abuse,” said Dean. “The veteran’s core program that we have operating has got to be expanded.”

“I am an attorney in both Springfield and Clarksville. I’ve got roots here in Montgomery County. Although I live in Robertson County, half my family branch comes from Montgomery County,” stated Dean.

About the Lone Oak Picnic

The Civitan ClubThe Central Civitan Club has sponsored the Lone Oak Picnic since 1975. Lone Oak is a tradition for candidates in Montgomery County. All the money raised is used in the communities south of the Cumberland River through several projects sponsored by the Central Civitan Club. The Central Civitan Club, for example, supports the local Boy and Girl Scout troops. The club provides financial assistance to victims of house fires in the community.

They also fund scholarships for and support many educational and extra-curricular activities of the students, teachers and staff at Montgomery Central High School, Montgomery Central Middle School and Montgomery Central Elementary School as well as Cumberland Heights Elementary School.




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