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Govs travel to Lipscomb, Tuesday

 

APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – Austin Peay wraps up the non-conference portion of its regular-season schedule when it meets Lipscomb in a 6:00pm, Tuesday contest at Dugan Field.

Austin Peay (27-21) returns to action just two days after clinching the Ohio Valley Conference’s regular-season title, Sunday, against Southeast Missouri. However, midweek outings have been a thorn in the Govs side with just four wins in 14 tries this season.

Sophomore shortstop Reed Harper will put his 26-game hitting streak on the line in Tuesday's non-conference tilt at Lipscomb. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Sophomore shortstop Reed Harper will put his 26-game hitting streak on the line in Tuesday's non-conference tilt at Lipscomb. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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101st Combat Aviation Brigade Uncasing Ceremony

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Sadie Bleistein
101st Combat Aviation Brigade

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionWings of DestinyFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade uncase their battalion and brigade Colors at Fort Campbell, KY, May 12th, after returning from a year-long deployment in Southern Afghanistan.

This was the brigade’s fifth combat tour since September 11th, 2001.

The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade uncase their battalion and brigade Colors at Fort Campbell, KY, May 12th 2011. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sadie Bleistein)

The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade uncase their battalion and brigade Colors at Fort Campbell, KY, May 12th 2011. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sadie Bleistein)

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Cumberland Drive/Highway 48 Water Outage and Lane Closure Update

 

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – The eastbound lane of Cumberland Drive from South Riverside Drive will remain closed to traffic through tonight after an eight-inch water main leak was repaired by Gas and Water construction crews early this morning.

Street Department managers will determine if the road is ready to be reopened to traffic in the morning.

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Clarksville Police are Investigating a Link Between a Home Invasion and a Deceased Man

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On May 15th around 10:15pm, Police responded to a Poppy Drive residence in reference to a home invasion which may have been drug-related.

A masked man, dressed in black, entered the residence and an exchange of gunfire took place between the homeowner and the masked man. One of the men, who was a guest (in his 20s) at the Poppy Drive residence, was hit during the exchange of gunfire. At that time, the masked man and the guest both fled the residence. «Read the rest of this article»

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News update on the Lane Closure off of Riverside Drive and Hwy 48/13

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Part of Cumberland Drive remains closed.  The lane heading up Cumberland Drive off of Riverside Drive and across from 48/13 is still closed and will remain so until further notice.

The merge ramp off of the 41A Bypass onto Cumberland Drive is open.

The road cave in was caused by the break of a 8 inch water main underneath the roadway and not a sink hole.

Cumberland Drive Cave In Causes Lane Closure Off of Riverside Drive and Highway 48/13

Cumberland Drive Cave In Causes Lane Closure Off of Riverside Drive and Highway 48/13

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Officers, NCOs haul Ammo

 

Written by Spc. Michael Vanpool
101st Sustainment Brigade

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionLifelinersBagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Once a month, leadership of the 101st Sustainment Brigade break away from their daily routines of briefings and learn hands-on the impact of their decisions in the confines of the headquarters.

Called leadership professional development, the officers and senior noncommissioned officers are trained on different aspects of the multifaceted brigade.

This month, leaders of the brigade and 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion formed on the ammunition yards of the 592nd Ordnance Company, a reserve unit from Billings, MT, attached to the 17th CSSB, 101st SB.

Lifeliners learn about ammunition movements during leadership training

Lifeliners learn about ammunition movements during leadership training

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Hogan named adidas OVC Player of the Week

 

APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State UniversityJohn HoganBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay sophomore first baseman John Hogan had three home runs in four games last week and was named the adidas Ohio Valley Conference “Player of the Week,” Monday.

Hogan, of St. Louis, MO, finished the week with a .353 batting average (6-of-17) with three home runs, six RBI and a stolen base. He opened the week with a leadoff home run in a 1-for-4 effort at Evansville. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lafayette Road Water Outage Rescheduled

 

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – This morning’s Lafayette Road water outage has been rescheduled to tomorrow morning at 8:00am. Water service will be disrupted from Fountainbleau to Fort Campbell Boulevard until noon while a Gas and Water construction crew replaces a fire hydrant near the intersection of Lafayette and Fort Campbell Boulevard.

The road will be open to traffic.

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Chattanooga Girl Wins Best of Show for 2011 Tennessee Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Joanna Rush, of Chattanooga is the Best of Show winner in the 2011 Tennessee Federal Junior Duck Stamp art contest. She was recognized as this year’s winner at an awards’ ceremony held at Bass Pro Shops.

Joanna, who recently turned 15, is a sophomore home school student. She titled her winning artwork “Let’s Get Together,” depicting a male and female cinnamon teal in acrylic, colored pencil, and water color.

Joanna Rush, of Chattanooga, is pictured with her awards. Also pictured (from left), Don King, Chief of the Information and Education Division of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Jarron Ritchie, Bass Pro Shops Operations Manager, Joan Stevens, of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Tennessee Refuge, Karen Anna Barton, Joanna’s art teacher, Mike Butler, CEO of the Tennessee Wildlife Federation, and Barron Crawford, of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Tennessee Refuge. (TWRA)

Joanna Rush, of Chattanooga, is pictured with her awards. Also pictured (from left), Don King, Chief of the Information and Education Division of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Jarron Ritchie, Bass Pro Shops Operations Manager, Joan Stevens, of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Tennessee Refuge, Karen Anna Barton, Joanna’s art teacher, Mike Butler, CEO of the Tennessee Wildlife Federation, and Barron Crawford, of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Tennessee Refuge. (TWRA)

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Consumer Reports warns against Rental Car Gimmicks

 

What consumers can do to avoid gotcha pricing, aggressive sales pitches and hidden fees

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – As the weather heats up and fuel prices continue to rise, the last thing travelers want is to have pay even more when they hit the road this summer. Rental car companies used to try harder to put the consumer in the driver seat with ease, but today’s rental car companies are putting the gas on gotcha pricing, pushy pitches and costly extras. «Read the rest of this article»

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