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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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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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Voters League Announces Endorsements for State Primary and County General Election

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County “League Of Voter Empowerment” (L.O.V.E.), a voters club comprised of local residents who meet monthly to discuss politics and the current state of governmental affairs, has announced its endorsements for the August 7th, 2014 State Primary and County General Election.

L.O.V.E. members are all active in the community in a variety of ways; they assemble to discuss issues that affect the community and work toward solutions that might benefit the community as a whole. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Association of Realtors to hold 2014 Political Candidate Forum this Tuesday, July 22nd

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014, the Clarksville Association of Realtors and the Clarksville Home Builders Association will be hosting a Political Candidate Forum featuring candidates running in the August 2014 State Primary and County General Election.

The Political Candidate Forum will take place at the Montgomery County Civic Hall located at 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 201, beginning at 8:15am. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Rotary Club inducts new Officers

 

Clarksville Rotary ClubClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Rotary Club inducted new officers and recognized members for their service during their annual Paul Harris Fellow Dinner at the Clarksville Country Club, Tuesday night, June 7th.

Clarksville Rotary Club, Officers for 2014-2015, Mike Rainey, Past President; Steve Kemmer, Treasurer; Kim Davis, Sergeant at Arms; Dan Dickerson, Secretary, Joe Sweeten, President Elect; and Betty Burchett Club President.

(L-R) Mike Rainey, Steve Kemmer, Kim Davis, Dan Dickerson, (Seated) Joe Sweeten, and Betty Burchett.

(L-R) Mike Rainey, Steve Kemmer, Kim Davis, Dan Dickerson, (Seated) Joe Sweeten, and Betty Burchett.

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Altrusa’s 2013 Dancing with the Stars delights attendees

 

Clarksville, TNAltrusa International of ClarksvilleAustin Peay State University‘s Music/Mass Communication Building played host to Altrusa’s Dancing with the Stars Saturday evening. The evening was emceed by former Miss Tennessee, Cydney Miller.

Dancing for the evening was Joe Sweeten & Pro Lisa Burghart; Juanita Charles & Pro Christopher Wayne; Darwin Eldridge & Pro Juanita Simanekova; Sissy Ranken & Pro Dennis Woods; Ken Daniel & Pro Jennifer Kirksmith; and Mary Cooper & Pro Jonathan Bungard.

Mary Cooper hugs Jonathan Bungard, her pro partner after winning Altrusa's 2013 Dancing with the Stars

Mary Cooper hugs Jonathan Bungard, her pro partner after winning Altrusa’s 2013 Dancing with the Stars

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Dancing with the Stars returns to Clarksville

 

Altrusa International of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The dancers have been selected, so it’s time to get your scorecards ready and join Altrusa International Foundation for “Dancing with the Stars.”

This annual event will take place on Saturday, March 16th at 7:00pm at the Austin Peay State University Music/Mass Communications building.  Dancing with the stars is a fundraiser to provide scholarships to non-traditional students.  The goal of this year’s event is $10,000.

The 2012 dancers for Altrusa's Dancing with the Stars

The 2012 dancers for Altrusa’s Dancing with the Stars

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Nonprofit gives back to a local business

 

Leap LogoClarksville, TN – Youth enrolled in the LEAP Intern program welcome Attorney Joe Sweeten to the Emmanuel Family Life Center. As part of their continued service to the community, the youth have begun reaching out to businesses occupying space within the Emmanuel Center to assist with moving in and getting settled.

LEAP Interns help a business move into the Emmanuel Family Life Center.

LEAP Interns help a business move into the Emmanuel Family Life Center.

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Wags to Witches raised nearly $16,000 for the Humane Society

 

Humane Society of Clarksville – Montgomery County (HSCMC)Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County held their annual Wags to Witches Fur Ball Bash raising almost $16,000 that will go to help fund their operations over the coming year.

The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County uses the funds to provide low-cost Spay/Neuter vouchers, Pet Fostering, along with  counseling and education services. They are also working to establish the first low cost Spay-Neuter clinic in our community which will help pet owners be able to afford to do their part in controlling the stray dog and cat population in the county.

Guests arrive at the 2011 Wags to Witches Fur Ball Bash

Guests arrive at the 2011 Wags to Witches Fur Ball Bash

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