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Salute includes Leaf-Chronicle donation to Operation Home Front

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 05:42
Welcome to Salute to Fort Campbell, our annual tribute to the post and the 101st Airborne Division.

The man behind the name 'Fort Campbell'

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 02:01
The name, 'Fort Campbell,' is possibly more recognizable today than that of any military facility in the U.S., conjuring for many an instant image of an iconic 'Screaming Eagle' and an association with the number 101.

Afghanistan mission update from 101st commander

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 01:59
On 18 June the Afghan government announced achievement of Milestone 2013, entering the fifth and final tranche of Afghan provinces in their transition process.

101st Association offers returning soldiers community, outreach

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 01:59
There is a certain esprit de corps in military branches unmatched by any corporate group or association. In some cases, that spirit long outlasts the time spent in service.

101st Airborne 'Currahees' holding on to the legacy

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 00:46
For a commander, it's tough enough being told that your brigade is being eliminated while you're at home station. It's tougher when you're in a combat zone with those same soldiers.


Fri, 06/28/2013 - 20:09
On Memorial Day weekend, I attended the Watts-Norwood Family Reunion in Evergreen, Ala. This family reunion was organized by my grandparents over 100 years ago and has been taking place every year since there were five of six generations in attendance.

COLUMN: Don't set a competition on who is more racist

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 20:06
The trial of George Zimmerman, accused of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, inevitably and quickly devolved into a contest of who is more racist — the victim or the accused?

COLUMN: No clips to these wings

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:49
For an illustration of why the federal government has become so unmanageable, consider the Air Force's attempt last year to cut its budget by retiring unneeded warplanes.

CARTOON: Climate of Leaks

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:46

COLUMN: Food for thought on Paula Deen

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 21:11
Paula Deen needs to give the self-pity a rest. The damage to her carefully built image is self-inflicted -- nobody threw a rock -- and her desperate search for approval and vindication is just making things worse.

COLUMN: Supreme Court VRA decision reflects progress

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 21:11
'Character, not circumstance, makes the person.' -- Booker T. Washington

EDITORIAL: Our cheers to you

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 21:03
CHEERS to Premier Medical Group, which has donated $11,000 to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation to help buy technology for students taking part in the Wyatt-Johnson Pass and Go Event on July 27.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Media assault on Paula Deen unfair

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 21:02
I feel that the current media assault on Paula Deen is a comment on the poor situation of our national psyche.

CARTOON: Obama vs. Putin

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 16:39

COLUMN: Recognizing needed changes in the Voting Rights Act

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 22:58
'But history did not end in 1965.'

COLUMN: Practical fallout of Snowden's acts

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 22:58
Congress and the courts will sort out the big questions about privacy and surveillance posed by Edward Snowden's disclosure of National Security Agency monitoring programs.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Intemperate climate of presidential excess

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 21:28
President Barack Obama seems intent on going it alone these days.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: America is falling away from God

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 21:06
If you were in the Greenwood Cemetery area Tuesday morning and heard a big noise, it was our ancestors turning over in their graves because of the Supreme Court decision to rule that same sex marriages are legal.

CARTOON: Drawing Maps

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 18:04

COLUMN: Brazilians have the right idea

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 03:38
Something's gotten into Brazilians that hasn't caught on here, but should. They're out on the streets protesting their government's plan to sink billions into monuments to sport.