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COLUMN: Truth despite tyranny on Potomac

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 23:18
Progressivism thrives best when truth is suppressed, but suppressed truth is still truth. You can try to sink it, shred it, cover it and destroy it, but truth eventually rises to the surface. Truth floats. Always.

COLUMN: Glimpse of what could be

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 21:02
Watching President Obama's compelling speech on counterterrorism policy Thursday, you couldn't help wondering what he might accomplish if he could apply the same intellectual focus and intensity to governing the nation that he has shown as covert commande

COLUMN: Obama has been indifferent to promotion of Latinos

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 20:34
There are so many scandals swirling around the Obama administration that Americans can be forgiven for missing one that has been largely ignored by the media.

COLUMN: People of Okla. carry on

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 19:56
The world looked upon the tornado-flattened landscape of Moore, Okla., with awe. The destruction was shocking, as were the personal losses. Many Americans in the audience also felt — and this must be said — some comfort.


Fri, 05/24/2013 - 19:47
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Presidential Proclamation: Prayer for peace

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 19:13
Since our Nation's earliest days, America has been blessed with an unbroken chain of patriots who have served our country with honor and distinction.

CARTOON: Problem Solved

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 16:17

Community calendar

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 15:23
Stewart County Relay for Life will hold its Bank Night on Monday, June 3, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Dyers Creek Church, 970 Hwy. 79, Dover, for the June 7 Relay event. This is a meeting for Relay for Life Teams.

CARTOON: GOP and the Press

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 18:32

CARTOON: A Grateful Nation

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 16:01

Watch: Clarksville Morning Report May 23

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 13:20
We're looking at a nice spring today in Clarksville Morning Report for May 23 from Digital Editor Alane S. Megna reporting.

Local Chiropractor's Donation Drive Benefits Humane Society

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 04:00
six week donation drive hosted by Clarksville Chiropractic Clinic brought in lots of goodies for the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery Co.

Clarksville 5th fastest growing city in America

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 03:38
Jaclyn and Matt Beaty moved from Lafayette, La., to Clarksville in August 2011 after both of their jobs relocated them.

COLUMN: Lawlessness imposed by Obama and NLRB

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 22:40
Early in an opinion issued recently by a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Judge A. Raymond Randolph says:

COLUMN: Testing time for Syria's rebels

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 22:39
It's a rule of thumb in Middle East conflicts that whenever peace talks are announced, each side steps up the fighting so it can grab as much territory as possible before the cease-fire lines are drawn.

Crews dig through night after deadly Okla. twister

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 13:14
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Search and rescue crews worked through the night after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood.

Engagement: aLanna Day & Tyler Baggett

Sun, 05/19/2013 - 04:00
Day & Baggett

Anniversary: Julie Sharier & Charles Sharier

Sun, 05/19/2013 - 04:00
Happy 35th Anniversary

Gatsby is lush theme of 30th Annual Flying High

Sat, 05/18/2013 - 02:43
The 30th annual Flying High fundraiser for Customs House Museum is destined to be unforgettable.

Dover alderman objects to treatment of daughter

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 23:43
An argument over a former employee's unemployment compensation followed the regular business at the Dover Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting on May 13.