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LEAP Charity 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament


LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – LEAP cordially invites the community to join them for a Charity 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on March 15th, 2014 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at West Creek High School located at 1210 West Creek Coyote Trail.

This full day of exciting hardwood action is both recreational and competitive as team’s battle on the court for trophies, prizes, and bragging rights.

The real drive at the Charity Tournament is not the basketball itself, but rather to help LEAP serve the needs of children who are living in our community.

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Friends of Dunbar Cave seeks Additional Land for Dunbar Cave State Natural Area


Dunbar Cave State Natural AreaClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave are pursuing a purchase of 30 acres adjacent to Clarksville’s only state park, Dunbar Cave State Natural Area (DCSNA).  The 30 acres, known as the Ritter-Caroland property, is the only remaining property contiguous to the park that is undeveloped.

The current park consists of 110 acres.  This additional 30 acres would greatly expand the size of the park, as well as protect the environment of the area which includes the Red River Watershed (the drainage system for the park.)

Dudley Griffin, Alan Groves, Kenny Hogan of the Jaycees Foundation Board; Jerry Clark, FODC; Amy Wallace, DCSNA Staff; Lionel Senseney, President FODC; Dr. Sally Schiller – FODC; and Ron Hunter, FODC.

Dudley Griffin, Alan Groves, Kenny Hogan of the Jaycees Foundation Board; Jerry Clark, FODC; Amy Wallace, DCSNA Staff; Lionel Senseney, President FODC; Dr. Sally Schiller – FODC; and Ron Hunter, FODC.

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Pitts selected for Darden Leadership Training


Local legislative delegation member chosen for national political leadership training program at University of Virginia

Rep. Joe Pitts (D) House, District 67

Rep. Joe Pitts (D) House, District 67

State Rep. Joe Pitts, State House District 67, has been selected to participate in the 2009 Program for Emerging Political Leaders. The leadership training program is sponsored by the State Legislative Leadership Foundation (SLLF) and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. The prestigious program is an annual event held on the campus the University of Virginia.

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Levite Choir honors Korean vets


Two members of the Children's Choir

The South Korean Levite Choir, on a United States  tour in honor of Korean War veterans, came to Clarksville on February 12 with a stunning performance of music and dance  presented at the First Baptist Church on Madison Street.

The 2009 Winter Praise Concert, conducted by Lee YongHee, included choral work by the choir,  a tenor solo by Park SeongWon, and a haunting violin solo by Ane Hee Young. The Children’s Choir was a special delight as they combined their music with charming and meticulously studied dance movement taught and choreographed by Park Eun Suk. «Read the rest of this article»


Matthew Walker Health Center adds Dispensary of Hope support


Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center in Clarksville now providing free medications, dispensing hope to the uninsure. Solution made possible through partnership with the Dispensary of Hope.

mwlogopicThe  Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, which has served the Middle Tennessee community for over 40 years, announced today a new partnership with a growing network of pharmacies and clinics to provide free prescription medicines to uninsured individuals in Montgomery County.

This network of care is powered by Nashville-based, Dispensary of Hope, a statewide and national network of dispensing sites, sourcing partners and financial partners that assist poor and underserved individuals in getting the medications they need for the short and long-term. «Read the rest of this article»

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Early voting rally filled with signs, cheers and speeches


Saturday morning, Veterans Plaza parking lot saw a multitude of political signs as candidates or their supporters stumped for votes. The Women Veterans Association served refreshments at the Montgomery County Democratic Party Early Voting Rally. Speakers encouraged all voters to take this election seriously.

In 25 minutes, they've all votedAmid a multitude of signs for city council seats, state legislature seats and presidential candidates, Veterans Plaza was a beehive of activity Saturday morning. The crisp autumn air did not deter voters from turning out for the Early Voting Rally. The line was already out the door at the Election Commission by 10 a.m., yet people continued filling the parking lot to take their places in line and wait their turn at the ballot machines inside. «Read the rest of this article»


Local women to address women’s suffrage celebration


Cindy Pitts, motivational speaker, leads list of esteemed speakers for Women Suffrage 88th Anniversary Commemoration

Clarksville Women for Obama will mark the 88th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote , with a commemoration program on Friday, September 26, at 7 PM at the Montgomery County Democratic Party headquarters, 534 Madison Street. The program features a roster of local women speakers.

Terry McMoore chats with Cindy Pitts at a recent meeting

Cindy Pitts, motivational speaker and wife of State Representative Joe Pitts, will headline the anniversary commemoration. Other esteemed speakers joining this event are LaVerne Walker, Equal Opportunity Activist and Elizabeth Adamski of H.O.P.E. (Hispanic Organization for Progress and Education).

The commemoration anniversary is open to the public. This event is the forerunner to the University of Mississippi Presidential Debate Watch Party. For more information, call 931-552-9076 or visit the website at: <> Refreshments will be served. Volunteer food and soft drink donations will be appreciated.


Dems plan fundraiser, rally for Obama


Dem's Labor Day CelebrationThe Montgomery County Democratic Party in Partnership with Clarksville For Obama will host a Campaign Fundraiser and Rally for Barack Obama on Thursday, September 18, at 5:30 p.m. at Machinists Union Hall Building, 121 Union Hall Road,  Clarksville (behind the Wyatt Johnson car dealership on Wilma Rudolph Blvd).

Special guests include Kim McMillan, Former Majority Leader, Tennessee House of Representatives; Joe Pitts, Tennessee State Representative (District 67); Jerry Martin, State Campaign Director for Barack Obama; Wade Mundy, Communications Director, Tennessee State Democratic Party; and Jerry Lee, Tennessee AFL-CIO Union President.

The MCDP and Clarksville for Obama will serve food and refreshments. the event is open to the public and a $10.00 or higher donation is requested. For additional Information, call 931-378-1999


Tim Barnes steps off with enthusiasm at campaign kickoff!


Campaign kick-off is high energy showcase!

Tim Barnes says he will fight for this senate seat!With former Lt. Governor as guest speaker, Tim Barnes launched his campaign for the Tennessee State Senate District 22 seat with enthusiasm and high energy. The Machinists Union Hall was filled with over 130 enthusiastic supporters. Wilder spoke the need for a person committed to being a statesman, being true to the interests of the people. He told the supporters that Tim Barnes is that person. He further stated that there is a strong need for Tim’s integrity and commitment in the Senate. He reminded the audience that there is a time for bi-partisanship and a time to stand with the party. Ending with his standard rally call, “Let the Senate Be the Senate!” he urged the crowd, “Put this young man in the Senate!” «Read the rest of this article»


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