News and Tribune

Recent Local News

November 20, 2012

Clarksville establishes fund to fight tolls

Isgrigg, Gwyn to help with sewer, other work



The council unanimously approved short-term contracts for former Council President Greg Isgrigg and former Town Attorney Sam Gwyn to help with the town’s ongoing sewer, wastewater and effluent-line projects.

Isgrigg and Gwyn will be paid $50 per hour. Both were brought on to fill in for project coordinator Brittany Montgomery, who is on maternity leave.

“So as to not create interruptions in those projects, they have agreed to come in ... and pick up some of that work for us,” Gilkey said.


The council unanimously approved an interlocal agreement with Clark County for the maintenance of the overpass along Lewis and Clark Parkway over Brown’s Station Way.

Per the agreement, the county will own and perform regular maintenance on the overpass. Any work above what is considered routine maintenance would be paid for by the town.

The Clark County Commissioners will consider the matter at their meeting tomorrow, Town Attorney Chris Sturgeon said.


The council unanimously approved the purchase of a dump truck and a bucket hopper. The dump truck cost just more than $35,000, while the bucket hopper cost $189,000.


The council voted to accept a gift from Nancy Kraft, the wife of Councilman Paul Kraft. The gift — A 28-by-29-foot illuminating sign that proclaims “peace on earth.”

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Recent Local News
Easter 2014 photos

Click on any photo to purchase it.

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Obama Offers Condolences at Dutch Embassy Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Raw: Lawmakers Scuffle in Ukraine's Parliament The Rock Finds His Inner 'Hercules' Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques ShowBiz Minute: Hoffman, Oberst, Box Office WWII Vet Gets Medals, 70 Years Late Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran
2013 Photos of the year

Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.