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Govs sweep doubleheader from Tennessee Tech

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team secured its fifth consecutive Ohio Valley Conference series win with a pair of one-run victories, 8-7 in 10 innings and 5-4, against Tennessee Tech, in a Saturday doubleheader at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay (24-19, 12-4 OVC) only trailed for two innings in the series opener and led by a 7-3 margin entering the ninth inning. However, the Govs opened the door with a pair of infield errors in the ninth, including one by shortstop Reed Harper with two out that extended the inning.

APSU Men's Baseball.

APSU Men's Baseball.

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Emergency Medical Services week

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services is preparing for EMS Week, scheduled for May 14th – 21st. Citizens will begin to see billboards and photos throughout the community inviting everyone to the week’s activities.

All advertising money was paid through donations; no taxpayer dollars have been used.  «Read the rest of this article»

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Jordan medals, Lady Govs finish sixth at OVC Outdoor Championships

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsMurray, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team finished sixth at the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Saturday, at Murray State’s Roy Stewart Stadium.

Eastern Illinois’ women took home their second-straight outdoor championship with 185 points, followed closely by Southeast Missouri at 181. There was distance between second and third, as Eastern Kentucky managed 136 points and Jacksonville State was at 106.5, in third and fourth, respectively. Murray State (48), Austin Peay (44), Tennessee State (34.5), Tennessee Tech (25) and Morehead State (16) rounded out the field.

APSU Track and Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Victim’s name released in Kellogg Street Shooting

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The victim of yesterday’s shooting at Kellogg Street and Farris Drive is: Willie Lewis Gray, 35 of Clarksville, TN. He has been released from the hospital. 
 
There is an Aggravated Assault warrant on file for Dominique Eugene Lucas (B/M, DOB:  4-7-88, Given Address: Clarksville, TN) in reference to the shooting. It still has not been determined the reason for the shooting.
 
Clarksville Police are looking for Lucas. He should be considered armed and anyone with information should call 911 or the TIPSLINE, 931-645-8477.

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Tennesseans should take precautions when returning to Damaged Homes

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is urging Tennesseans to take extra precautions when returning to flood- or storm-damaged homes or businesses. Conditions left by severe weather damage can pose a risk of injury or illness.

“We understand how important it is for people whose homes or businesses have been damaged to return as soon as possible to collect belongings and begin repair work, and we want to make sure they do it safely to avoid further deaths and injuries,” said State Epidemiologist Tim F. Jones, MD.

Keep the following safety tips in mind when returning to a damaged building. «Read the rest of this article»

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17th annual Governors Bass tourney just one week away

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – The 17th annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is one week away…and the current weather forecast is predicting a near picture-perfect day.

This year’s version will be held Saturday, May 14th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park. Last season’s tourney was postponed from May 8th to May 23rd, due to flood conditions that surrounded the area. Despite the two-week delay, the tourney still drew 269 boats. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks Restaurants to Celebrate Mother’s Day

 

Tennessee State ParksTennessee – Treat mom to a special day out at one of eight Tennessee State Park restaurants this Mother’s Day – a perfect time for family and friends to enjoy great food in a beautiful setting.
 
Tennessee State Parks is pleased to announce that all eight state park restaurants will be serving a delicious Mother’s Day Buffet on Sunday, May 8.  Buffet selections and prices will vary, ranging from $12.95 to $14.95 (price does not include drink, tax or gratuity). Group reservations are recommended.

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News Update on the Homicide at 614 Bunker Hill Road

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department has provided some clarification/additional information about the shooting on Bunker Hill Road. The deceased victim was rightfully and legally in the residence. The rounds fired by the homeowner were not responsible for the death of the victim.

Also, based on credible information gathered during the investigation, there is no reason to believe the home invasion was a random act. It is believed, at this point, that a person(s) inside of the residence may have known one or more of the suspects that entered the house.

Homicide at residence on Bunker Hill Road, Clarksville TN. (Photo by CPD PIO-Jim Knoll)

Homicide at residence on Bunker Hill Road, Clarksville TN. (Photo by CPD PIO-Jim Knoll)

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2011-12 Tennessee Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest Winners Announced

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The winning entries for the 2011-12 Tennessee Wildlife magazine photo contest have been selected by the staff of Tennessee Wildlife. The selections will appear in the annual calendar issue of the magazine which will be available by early July.

The staff had the challenging task to select from hundreds of submissions and narrow the entries to 13 photos that will appear in the calendar issue. The 2011-12 calendar issue will begin with the month of August. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Physics Student Yost Receives Honorable Mention for Famed Goldwater Scholarship

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In 2008, Mason Yost was a high school student unsure of where he wanted to go to college or what he wanted to study. That summer, the Cleveland, Tennessee, native ended up making a fateful visit to Clarksville to attend the Governor’s School for Computational Physics at Austin Peay State University. That’s where he met faculty members such as Dr. Alex King, chair of the physics department, and Dr. Jaime Taylor, dean of the College of Science and Mathematics.

“My interest in physics really began when I attended Governor’s School,” Yost said. «Read the rest of this article»

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