CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Veteran’s Day was celebrated throughout the community on Saturday, starting with a traditional Veteran’s day breakfast. The ceremonies moved to the Montgomery County Court house before the parade passed by. And then there was the celebration at the Customs House Museum.
At the ceremony on the steps of the courthouse, remarks were made by County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, City Mayor Pro tem Geno Grubbs, and filling in for Col. Jimmy F. Blackmon was Colonel Andrew P. Poppas.
After the laying of the wreath, music was provided by the Clarksville High School Choir.
The parade started at 10:00 and wound through the downtown area to the delight of many flag waving spectators.
The ceremonies then moved to the museum where free hot dogs, popcorn and drinks were offered before the flag raising ceremony and the guest speaker Dr. Dewey Browder.
Will take place May 24-25 at Ruby Tuesday on Ft. Campbell Blvd. The restaurant will give back 20% of every diner’s bill to the Fort Campbell Fisher House. Flyer must be presented. For more information, call 270-798-8330.
Personal Protection in the Home Course
Will take place Saturday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at C.I.R.T.R.A. Training ANNEX, 137 Dean Drive. Learn home defense planning, the defensive mindset, legal responsibilities regarding the defense of your home, using a handgun in home defense and more during this detailed course sponsored by Clarksville Indoor Range & Threat Reduction Academy. Space is limited to the first 6 registered Students. Call 877-424-8333 for more information.