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EDITORIAL: What a week for 'the Peay'

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 01:22
For Clarksville's signature institution of higher education, there have been a lot of great moments, but perhaps none greater than the events of this week.

COLUMN: Words about red lines serve sensible caution policy

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 01:22
People who talk incessantly often talk imprecisely, and Barack Obama has talked himself into a corner concerning Syria and chemical weapons. This is condign punishment for his rhetorical carelessness, but the nation's credibility will suffer.

LETTER: City needs better plan for flooding

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 01:20
The City and/or Street Department needs to get a better plan in place regarding flooding issues. You would think 2010 would have made everyone better prepared.

CARTOON: Syrian chemical weapons

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 17:04

COLUMN: Frustrated by Obama's caution

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 15:52
Gen. Salim Idriss, the commander of rebel forces in Syria, complained late Tuesday that President Obama's desire '

APSU plans combine College of Business, community entrepreneurs

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 21:08
Austin Peay State University wants to bottle Clarksville's entrepreneurial spirit and channel it into tangible things, and in so doing forge an even closer mutual bond between the campus and community.

Senior Menu

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 23:19
The Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency offers meals Monday through Thursday at the Stewart County Senior Citizens Center in Dover and the J.D. Lewis Senior Center in Erin.

Around the Community: there is a bigger plan

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 23:13
There are many things throughout my life that has really made me wonder — is there a light at the end of the tunnel? My mother used to say many times, 'the darkest hour is before the dawn.'

Making Tracks in Houston County

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 23:13
Last week, we were talking with friends about their pets, and I was reminded that many of us have furry friends that eventually become members of our families.

COLUMN: No boundaries mean big problems for us

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 22:23
One of the consequences of abandoning a standard by which right and wrong can be judged is our increasing inability to mete out punishment that fits the crime. In fact, too often we weigh extenuating circumstances rather than guilty actions.

EDITORIAL: Our cheers to you from us

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 21:27
CHEERS to Ken and Amy Landrum, two longtime Austin Peay State University supporters, who were honored with the 2013 Tennessee Board of Regents Award for Excellence in Philanthropy.

Stewart Co. Rebeletts down Lady Irish

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 21:03
There's nothing like beating your rival — especially twice in one year.

CARTOON: Airport delays

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 17:41

COLUMN: Is Assimilation Possible?

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 16:19
It is reasonably simple to find your way here in America: Follow the rules. Integrate. Drop labels. Assimilate. Be productive. Repeat. Before long, you begin to experience the freedom that comes with being an American.

COLUMN: Stains on a legacy

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 15:35
In retrospect, George W. Bush's legacy doesn't look as bad as it did when he left office. It looks worse.

LETTER: We cannot allow Boston bombers to destroy system

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 02:19
The Boston Marathon bombing is over. The perpetrators are dead or in custody. The news cycle has ended. Boston and the rest of the country are busy trying to forget the tragedy of last week.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Tennessee deserves better from GOP budget-busters

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 21:16
Tennessee's Republican state lawmakers must think we're stupid.

COLUMN: Not an immigration story

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 21:03
When did the story of the Boston Marathon bombing turn a corner and become about immigration?

CARTOON: Bush library

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 15:16

TEACHABLE MOMENTS: Murrow, the conscience of broadcast journalism

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 14:01
On April 25, 1908, Edward R. Murrow was born in Guilford County, N.C., and his broadcasts from London during the Blitz captured the American public's attention.