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New Outlaw Field Terminal Now Open

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Airport Authority

Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Airport Authority held a grand opening for the new 16,000 ft.² terminal building at Outlaw Field on Monday, July 9th, 2012. City, county and state leaders were in attendance as the new airport manager John Patterson led the ceremony that opened the newly constructed terminal building to the public.

The building is very modern but has an elegant décor, a large number of windows and high ceilings make the terminal airy with great lighting. A absolutely gorgeous Beechcraft Model 17 Staggerwing airplane dominates the ceiling on the second floor. There are two conference rooms one which seats 10 people, and another which can seat over 100; both feature top-of-the-line telecommunications technology. These rooms can be used for meetings and parties, complete with catering services. There are also four commercial spaces intended for lease.

“I would like to encourage the community groups, schools, and churches to come outa and take tours of their airport,” said Patterson.

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Nick Steward to run for Tennessee State House in District 74

 
Nick Steward, Candidate for State House District 74

Nick Steward, Candidate for State House District 74

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville City Councilman Nick Steward held a press conference on February 1st to announce his plans to run for the State Legislature, District 74.   The newly redrawn district includes over 66,000 voters, with over 40,000 located in Clarksville/Montgomery County. The 74th District is currently being served by John Tidwell (D) from New Johnsonville TN.   Tidwell was first elected in 1996, and ran unopposed in 2010.

Steward, a Republican, has told Clarksville Online that he was approached to run for the office, “Last year a group of business owners and community leaders approached me to let me know they were happy with my votes and leadership on the Clarksville City Council.  They asked me if I would consider running for state office.  I told them I would give it some thought, but I was focused on the task at hand.  During the redistricting process, a few more people in our community and around Tennessee approached me as well.  After a great deal of thought and prayer, I felt that I do have a lot to offer our community and Tennessee by serving in the State House.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Councilman Nick Steward to run for Tennessee State Legislature

 
Nick Steward, Clarksville City Council Ward 1

Nick Steward, Clarksville City Council Ward 1

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Ward 1 city councilman Nick Steward will hold an official press conference on February 1st to announce his plans to run for the State Legislature, District 74.   The newly redrawn district includes over 66,000 voters, with over 40,000 in Clarksville/Montgomery County.

Steward, a Republican, tells Clarksville Online, “Last year a group of business owners and community leaders approached me to let me know they were happy with my votes and leadership on the Clarksville City Council.  They asked me if I would consider running for state office.  I told them I would give it some thought, but I was focused on the task at hand.  During the redistricting process, a few more people in our community and around Tennessee approached me as well.  After a great deal of thought and prayer, I felt that I do have a lot to offer our community and Tennessee by serving in the State House.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Lone Oak Picnic brings political hopefuls, community together

 

The Civitan ClubFor the over 100 years  the Lone Oak Community in Southern Montgomery County Tennessee have gathered together each year to hear from political hopefuls before the August election.  In addition to the political speeches attendees enjoy delicious barbecue, a beauty contest, and live music. But most importantly of all this is a event that binds the community together. The musical acts featured included the Ward Family and the Yours Truly family singing Gospel music.

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AARP Release: House approves driver safety class bill

 

Nashville – Tennessee streets would get safer and consumers would save money under legislation approved unanimously by the Tennessee House of Representatives on Monday night, sending the bill to the governor for his signature into law.

The bill, SB2570/HB3265, would allow Tennesseans over 55 years old to get discounts on auto insurance premiums after completing an online driver safety course approved by the state Safety Commissioner.

“Tennessee currently allows such discounts for seniors who take such courses in a classroom, but this will give busy baby boomers and folks who live in rural parts of the state a convenient way to refresh their skills and save money,’’ said AARP Tennessee Director Rebecca Kelly. “Tennessee drivers should thank Rep. Phillip Johnson, Sen. Mike Faulk, state officials and Barry Breen for their work on this bill.’’ «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County shares in $17M TDOT enhancement grant

 

Governor Bredesen announces $17 million Transportation Enhancement Grants. Montgomery County among forty local community projects awarded grants to enhance transportation infrastructure.

tdot-logo-lgTDOT’s communications office issued a press release reporting Governor Bredesen and Transportation Department Commissioner Gerald Nicely announcing $17 million in transportation enhancement grants for projects in 39 Tennessee communities and one statewide grant. The grants will be used to assist local communities in developing a variety of projects designed to enhance the state’s transportation infrastructure.

“The Enhancement Grant Program provides an opportunity for the state to work with local agencies to fund projects that enrich Tennessee communities in a variety of ways,” said Bredesen. “Many will use these funds to build new sidewalks and bike trails that support healthier lifestyles, while others utilize the program to save historic structures for future generations. All of these are worthwhile projects that truly enhance the quality of life in local communities.”

Pictured from left to right: (bottom row) Fred Mudge, TDOT Commissioner Gerald Nicely, Mayor Johnny Piper, Governor Phil Bredesen, County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, Ed Davis, David Moss (top row) Representative Curtis Johnson, Representative Joe Pitts, Senator Tim Barnes

Pictured from left to right: (bottom row) Fred Mudge, TDOT Commissioner Gerald Nicely, Mayor Johnny Piper, Governor Phil Bredesen, County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, Ed Davis, David Moss (top row) Representative Curtis Johnson, Representative Joe Pitts, Senator Tim Barnes

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