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Lady Govs golf to compete in final Fall event at Gulf Shores

 

APSU Women’s Golf

Austin Peay State University GovernorsGulf Shores, AL – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team will wrap up the Fall season, Monday and Tuesday, when it participates in the UAB Fall Beach Blast, to be played at the Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club in Gulf Shores, AL.

In addition to the Lady Govs and host UAB, Louisiana-Monroe, Tennessee Tech, Belmont, Memphis, Marshall and West Florida will compete in the 36-hole event on the 5,890-yard layout.

Lady Gov's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Lady Gov's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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2010 American Honey Queen to visit Clarksville

 

American Beekeeping FederationClarksville, TN – Lisa Schluttenhofer, the 2010 American Honey Queen, will visit Clarksville Tennessee November 4th-9th. She will make appearances at the local schools, speaking to students about how honeybee pollination creates the building blocks of our food supply.

She will also speak to area Girl Scout troops where she will share information about the many uses for helpful and wholesome honey, including the beauty secrets provided by bees. Her visit will also include speeches to the Clarksville Sunrise Rotary and the Montgomery County Beekeepers Association. «Read the rest of this article»

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Avery, Richards lead Lady Govs to sixth-place finish at OVC Championships

 

APSU Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCookeville, TN – Junior Janelle Avery and freshman Xiamar Richards finished among the top 25 to lead the Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team to a sixth-place finish at the 2010 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Cross Country Championships, Saturday morning, at Southern Hills Golf Course.

Avery finished the five-kilometer course in 19:53.85 and finished 24th. Richards followed immediately in 25th with a time of 19:56.31. Eastern Kentucky’s Katherine Pagano won the women’s championship with a time of 18:23.00.

Junior Janelle Avery led the Lady Govs to a sixth-place finish at the OVC Women's Cross Country Championships . (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Junior Janelle Avery led the Lady Govs to a sixth-place finish at the OVC Women's Cross Country Championships . (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Langat leads Govs to best OVC finish since 1999

 

APSU Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCookeville, TN – Junior Enock Langat finished 11th to lead Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team to a fifth-place finish at the 2010 Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Cross Country Championships, Saturday morning, at Southern Hills Golf Course.

Langat completed the eight-kilometer course in 26:11.21 and finished on the second-team All-OVC roster. He is the first Govs runner to receive All-OVC honors since Lewis Delfin received all-conference honors in 1998. Eastern Kentucky’s Soufiane Bouchikhi won the men’s championship with a time of 24:56.73.

Junior Enock Langat (right) received second-team All-OVC honors at the OVC Men's Cross Country Championships, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Junior Enock Langat (right) received second-team All-OVC honors at the OVC Men's Cross Country Championships, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Aladdin Mantle Lamps to Light up the Customs House Museum in November

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterCLARKSVILLE, TN – Beginning November third, The Customs House Museum will be showcasing the history of the Aladdin Mantle Lamp Company with the exhibit Beyond Light: The Aladdin Mantle Lamp Story in the museum’s historic 1898 building.

The exhibit, displayed through January 23rd, will include a sampling of products created by the company since its founding in 1908 to their new line of commercial and industrial LED lighting products (including fluorescent tube replacements), as well as photos, advertisements, and film footage. Along with the kerosene and electric lamps, guests will be able to revisit the 1970s high fashion brunch bags, decorative vacuum bottles, and the all time favorite character lunchbox.

Electric lamps manufactured by the Aladdin Mantle Lamp Company

Electric lamps manufactured by the Aladdin Mantle Lamp Company

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New literacy program educates Afghan children

 

Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Whitney Hughes
Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain) 
 
Regional Command East - Combined Joint Task Force - 101Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Afghan children participate in a new literacy program at the Egyptian Field Hospital. The program, which started about one month ago, is facilitated by members of the Combined Joint Task Force 101 Human Terrain Analysis Team to educate children who visit the Egyptian Hospital for Women and Children’s Day every Thursday and Sunday.

An Afghan child participates in a new literacy program at the Egyptian Field Hospital here Oct. 28th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Whitney Hughes, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain))

An Afghan child participates in a new literacy program at the Egyptian Field Hospital here Oct. 28th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Whitney Hughes, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain))

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Fort Campbell soldier dies of wounds

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died October 29th, in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit on October 27th with small arms fire in the Yahya Khel district in Afghanistan.

Sgt.  Diego A. Solorzano-Valdovinos, 24, of Huntington Park, CA, was an Infantryman assigned to Company A., 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in February 2006 and arrived at Fort Campbell in June 2006.  «Read the rest of this article»

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Provost Lecture Series at Austin Peay State University to focus on guitar music

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Provost Lecture Series at Austin Peay State University will focus on guitar music, presented by one of APSU’s music professors who has achieved global recognition in the industry.

Dr. Stanley Yates, professor of music at APSU, will present “Three Early Guitar Concertos” from 3:00pm-4:30pm, Thursday, November 4th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303.

Yates directs guitar study at APSU. Recently elected to the Artistic Advisory Board of the Guitar Foundation of America, he holds many positions in the guitar music field: virtuoso performer, recording artist, teacher, arranger and scholar. As such, he is featured in several literary articles, interviews and reviews.

Dr. Stanley Yates

Dr. Stanley Yates

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Police release name of pedestrian killed in Providence Blvd crash

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department’s Fatal Accident Crash Team was called out to a crash on Providence Blvd on 10/30/10, around 9:08pm.  

A 57 year old Hispanic male, of Clarksville was walking in the left southbound lane of Providence Blvd when a 98 Dodge Stratus driven by Devita Shaw, 35, of Clarksville was traveling in the southbound lane of Providence Blvd and collided with the pedestrian, walking in the lane, around the 900 Block of Providence Blvd.  The driver of the vehicle did not see the pedestrian in the lane.

The Hispanic male died at the scene. The name of the pedestrian killed on the Providence Blvd crash is Abundio Sanchez, date of birth 7-11-53 of Clarksville.

Officer Andy Bechtold is the lead investigator, 931-320-3741.  The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

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Chef Masahiko Yanagihara brought authentic Japanese Cuisine to Tennessee

 

Austin Peay State UniversityIn an exchange of Culture between Japan and the United States, the Japan Foundation and with the Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville, together with the Austin Peay State University Office of International Programs and the APSU History Club hosted a series of events in the Middle Tennessee Area featuring Chef Masahiko Yanagihara, the owner of Sushi Koma in Toyko, Japan. Chef Yanagihara is a master chef with over 33 years experience.

Hiroshi Sato, the Counsul-General of the Japan Embassy in Nashville addresses the crowd at the Viking Store in Frankin, TN; as Chef Masahiko Yanagihara looks on

Hiroshi Sato, the Counsul-General of the Japan Embassy in Nashville addresses the crowd at the Viking Store in Frankin, TN; as Chef Masahiko Yanagihara looks on

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