Stewart County Mayor Robin Brandon’s social media meltdown was a two-hour tirade on everything from TDS, BLM, Marxism, mandatory masks, threatening to give his jurisdiction “a taste” of government overreach and even telling Indigenous People to “shut up” about Mount Rushmore.
As of July 3rd, Montgomery County has 534 COVID-19 cases. 198 have recovered and our county has experienced 7 deaths from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. 329 cases are currently active and 34 individuals are hospitalized. Montgomery County broke 100 cases since last Friday, June 26th.
Since last week, four new citizens have picked up petitions to qualify for Clarksville City Council. In addition, four citizens have officially qualified for election to their respective positions. The qualification period opened on Monday, June 22nd and the deadline to return the petitions is August 20th.
Hundreds of Clarksville high school seniors and their families attended graduation ceremonies organized, in part, by a man known on Facebook as Shane Chris. Chris is actually Shane C. Thompson, a sex offender from Trigg County.
37-year-old Leighanne Keen was charged with driving under the influence after two 911 callers reported her driving the wrong way Warfield Boulevard. She told officers she was trying to get home from Electric Cowboy when her GPS gave her the wrong directions. She blew a .193 BAC.
14 citizens have picked up petitions to qualify as candidates for Clarksville City Council and City Judge. The qualification period opened on Monday, June 22nd and the deadline to return the petitions is August 20th. No incumbents have picked up a petition as of 10:00 a.m. June 26th.
22-year-old Daniel Allen was charged with driving under the influence after he was caught swerving throughout lanes of traffic in the area of 101st Airborne Division Parkway and Whitfield Road. He was found by police to be intoxicated after failing several field sobriety tests.
28-year-old Anthony Gray was charged with drug violations and paraphernalia when officers were called to Dodge’s for a fight but ended up searching a vehicle for drugs. The impromptu search yielded meth pills and unidentified substances.
44-year-old Kenneth Steele was charged with harassment after a woman told authorities that he sent her text messages threatening to “burn the house down” and taunting that “an order of protection is only a piece of paper.”
Tarboosh Clarksville, downtown’s most problematic venue, was shut down early Sunday morning by an inspector with the Clarksville Fire Department, citing the venue for being over double their allowed capacity.