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St. Jude Program features Korean Choir


St. Jude Children's Hospital“No child will be turned away for an inability to pay.That’s been the motto of St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital since its inception.

On Sunday, November 12, from 3-4 P.M., a representative of St. Jude’s Childre’s Hospital will speak about the hospital’s commitment to treatment and research of childhood cancers. The program, which is open to the public, will include music and songs performed by the First Presbyterian Church Korean Choir. «Read the rest of this article»

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General Wesley Clark and Harold Ford, Jr Coming to Clarksville


Democratic Party LogoRetired General Wesley ClarkHarold Ford, JRA Veterans’ Appreciation Rally will be held November 1, 2006 (Wednesday afternoon) at 2:30 pm. at Veteran’s Plaza parking lot (Pageant Lane) in Clarksville TN. Guest speakers will be General Wesley Clark and Harold Ford, Jr. For more information contact Charlie Gerber Upper Middle TN Field Director for Harold Ford, Jr.,: (901) 568-3865 or The Montgomery County Democratic Party: (931) 553-0355

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`Choose Charles Smith Mayor’ Campaign Concert this Wednesday


Charles SmithA Choose Charles Campaign Concert will be held from 7 – 9 p.m. this Wednesday, Nov. 1. Free and open to the public, the event features performances by some of Clarksville’s most popular musicians, including Ben Wilson, Wayne Widick, Jon Prudhomme, Chris Monhollen and others. The event will be held at Brunie’s Restaurant, 101 Legion St. For more information, call Cindy Chambers at 237.4518.

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Choose Charles Smith for Mayor: Event


Charles SmithChoose Charles Smith Mayor supporters will wave signs between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. this Saturday in the area around Veteran’s Plaza. Stay for 5 minutes or 5 hours … show up when you like, leave when you’re ready!  Supporters are asked to wear orange, if possible. Free Choose Charles signs are available, and a limited number of Choose Charles t-shirts are available while they last! Bring your friends and family, and let’s prove that grassroots support is what really matters – not just money!

As we near the end of this race, we are propelled forward by folks like you! Now it’s time to sprint to the finish line!

Thank you, thank you, thank you for your continued support and vote!

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Dunbar Cave Haunting history hikes

See what haunting history lurks inside the cave through these 3 fun and informative, not scary, skits performed by young professional actors.

You’ll learn haunting facts from Ben (Hi!), the Science Guy, hear the hauntingly happy memories of the Roy Acuff and Big Band Era days and leave with haunting questions about the ancient Indian art found in caves.

Haunting History Hikes through Dunbar Cave

When: 5pm-8pm on Friday, October 27th and Saturday, October 28th
Where: Dunbar Cave Visitors Center, Dunbar Cave State Natural Area
Admission: $5 a person, All proceeds go right back into the Park      

BRING YOUR OWN FLASHLIGHT, children must be over 3 years old to go into the cave. Wear tennis shoes or better, (no heals or flip flops). You can wear costumes to this (what fun!), but take off your mask to go inside the cave (it’s difficult enough to see with just a flashlight! And wear hiking shoes). No photography in the cave. No pets in the cave.

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APSU Events this week


Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, Tennessee is fortunate to be the home to an educational facility such as Austin Peay State University. In addition to the economic benefits they bring, APSU is a significant cultural incubator for our community. There are several events coming up this week including a poetry reading, and a formal and informal panel discusion on environmental awareness. «Read the rest of this article»

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Choose Charles Smith for Mayor: Events


Charles SmithChoose Charles Smith Mayor Meet & Greet 6:30 to 7:30 p.m on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Silke’s Old World Breads, 1214 College Street. Enjoy delicious refreshments and a chance to learn more about Judge Smith’s vision for our community!

Choose Charles Campaign Celebration – 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Jaycees Building on Hwy. 48/13. Free barbecue from Squirrel’s BBQ, music by the Beagles, and drawings for two pairs of FREE 50-yard-line Titans tickets! Everyone is welcome! For more information, call Choose Charles Campaign Headquarters at 647.2323.

Got Questions? Get Answers! Mayoral candidate Judge Charles Smith will host a question-and-answer session specifically for residents of North Clarksville from 5 – 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct 16, at the First Federal Bank Community Room on Ft. Campbell Blvd. Light refreshments served.

For more information, call Cindy Chambers at 237.4518.

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Gateway to the New South Barbeque


John FarmerBob CorkerJim BrysonMarsha Blackburn

I will be attending a 4-County Republican Party event in Clarksville this Saturday evening. I will have the honor of sharing he stage with Bob Corker, Big Jim Bryson, Congressman Marsha Blackburn and others. Yes, this lowly Blue Collar Republican will actually be mingling with the all-stars (but I really do hate it that I missed meeting President Bush) for a change. If you live in the Clarksville area, then I look forward to seeing you there.

Gateway to the New South Barbeque

When: Saturday, September 30 2006
Where: The Bud Barn on the Charlie Hand Farm
Admission: $20 each, Contact (931) 648-0174 for more information

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Art X-Po Lineup!


Ice House CafeThe Art X-Po and Icehouse Cafe present art openings the first Thursday of every month from 5-8PM during Clarksville’s Downtown Artwalk.

Oct 5- Jesse Shaw’s American Printmaker: Demons

Oct 21- Jesse Shaw’s The Dirty South.  This will serve as the artists Senior APSU exhibit and will be held on Saturday from 7-10PM. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU to host Novelist Jennifer Finney Boylan


Cover for She's Not there by Jennifer  Finney, BoylanClarksville, Tenn. – The Austin Peay State University Department of Languages and Literature and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will sponsor a reading featuring a best-selling author.

Jennifer Finney Boylan will be reading her memoir, “She’s Not There,”

Boylan is a novelist, memoirist, screenwriter and teacher. She is a professor of English at Colby College. Currently, she is working on a new nonfiction work about growing up in a haunted house, which she hopes to release in 2007.

Novelist Jennifer Finney Boylan to speak at APSU

When: Thursday, September 21st 2006 at 8pm
Where: APSU Kimbrough Building’s Gentry Auditorium
Admission: Free and open to the public

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