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Recall Round up for October 21st

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Patty Davis brings you Recall Roundup. Check to see if you have these recalled products in your home. Staying on top of recalls is so important.

It can literally save you and your family from serious injury and death.

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Lady Govs golf struggles at Memphis

 

APSU Sports Information: APSU Golf

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsGermantown, TN – Suffering through its worst fall round, Austin Peay State University women’s golf team sits in 12th place after the first round of the Memphis Fall Invitational, being played at the Ridgeway Country Club.

The tourney’s second round was suspended because of darkness. A heavy Monday morning fog caused more than a two-hour delay for tourney start. The second round will be concluded Tuesday along with the final round in the 54-hole event, being played on the par-71, 6,150-yard layout.

APSU Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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September Unemployment Rate 9.8 Percent

 

Rate Increases 0.1 Percentage Point From August
 
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Commissioner of Labor & Workforce Development Karla Davis announced today Tennessee’s unemployment rate for September was 9.8 percent, up from the August revised rate of 9.7. The national unemployment rate for September 2011 was 9.1 percent, unchanged from the August revised rate.

“The unemployment rate rose slightly due to a small decline in employment,” Commissioner Davis said. “There were seasonal gains in employment in areas like education, along with losses in leisure and hospitality. The net result was little change in the state’s employment picture.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball host league-leading Morehead State, Tuesday

 

APSU Sports Information: APSU Volleyball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team begins its final homestand when it hosts Ohio Valley Conference-leading Morehead State in a 6:00pm, Tuesday contest at the Dunn Center.

The match is one of two teams at opposite ends of a quickly-developing OVC tournament picture. Austin Peay (7-17, 5-8 OVC) enters the week in a three-team tie for seventh place, one-half match outside of the tournament. Morehead State (17-5, 12-0 OVC) needs just one win to secure a berth and is quickly moving towards claiming a second-consecutive OVC regular-season title.

Junior Nikki Doyle and Austin Peay's volleyball team host league-leading Morehead State, Tuesday. APSU Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Junior Nikki Doyle and Austin Peay's volleyball team host league-leading Morehead State, Tuesday. APSU Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Clarksville Academy’s Blake Rowlett Signs with Faulkner University

 

The Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy, a Pre-K through 12th grade private college preparatory school, is pleased to announce the signing of Blake Rowlett to Faulkner University in Montgomery, AL.  Blake has played baseball at CA for the past 4 years.

Head of Schools Kay Drew, “I am always proud to see our students set goals for themselves and work to achieve them. We couldn’t be more proud of Blake and his success.” Blake has had many accomplishments on the field, including being a starting short stop on the varsity team for four years.

Front Row: Brittney & Robb Rowlett, Blake Rowlett, Dina Fowler, Matt Wallace Athletic Director & Kay Drew Head of Schools. Back Row: Jake Peterson Assistant Baseball Coach, Wade Smith Head Baseball Coach, Patrick McCarthy Faulkner University Baseball Coach, & Todd Schmittou Assistant Baseball Coach.  (Photo by Sheila Ragsdale)

Front Row: Brittney & Robb Rowlett, Blake Rowlett, Dina Fowler, Matt Wallace Athletic Director & Kay Drew Head of Schools. Back Row: Jake Peterson Assistant Baseball Coach, Wade Smith Head Baseball Coach, Patrick McCarthy Faulkner University Baseball Coach, & Todd Schmittou Assistant Baseball Coach. (Photo by Sheila Ragsdale)

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Renowned soprano Burrows to perform at APSU on October 30th

 

Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council, in cooperation with the Clarksville Community Concert Association and Austin Peay State University Department of Music, will present renowned soprano and Clarksville native Melissa Shippen Burrows in concert at 7:00pm, October 30th, in the APSU Music/Mass Communication Concert Hall.

Described by The New York Times as “a dramatic soprano with an attractive, powerful sound,” as “angelic” by The Washington Post and, according to Theater Scene, “appealing and lyrical,” Burrows has made debuts in her young career throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

Melissa Shippen Burrows

Melissa Shippen Burrows

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Latest Cassini Images of Enceladus on View

 

Written by Rosemary Sullivant
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – Raw, unprocessed images from the successful October 19th flyby of Saturn’s moon Enceladus by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft provide new views of the moon and the icy jets that burst from its southern polar region.

This flyby gave Cassini its first opportunity to observe Enceladus’ plumes with two stars shining behind them, a dual stellar occultation.

This raw, unprocessed image of Enceladus and its jets was taken on October 19th, 2011. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute)

This raw, unprocessed image of Enceladus and its jets was taken on October 19th, 2011. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute)

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“Laying Low” to benefit Custom’s House Museum

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – If you’ve been “Flying High” over the years, then it’s time for “Laying Low” to support the Custom’s House Museum and Cultural Center. The Museum’s first ever “Laying Low” fundraiser is coming November 5th at 3:30pm, at the home of Nancy and Garnett Ladd, 2100 Madison Street.

This “festival style” event will feature a complete barbeque dinner with all the trimmings, adult beverages, sweet tea, outdoor games, a cornhole tournament,  capped off with a bonfire and s’mores. The highlight of the night will be country music headliner, Frankie Ballard. «Read the rest of this article»

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College Street Lane Closure and Water Outage Planned

 

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water construction crews will reduce College Street to two southbound lanes of traffic on Tuesday at 8:00am for 7-8 hours. The northbound lanes will be closed to allow crews to replace water valves on College near the intersections of Red River Street and Hornberger Lane.

A water outage will also be in effect for the same section of College Street during the valve replacement work.

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APSU Senior Art Exhibits Planned this Fall

 

The APSU Department of Art LogoClarksville, TN – This fall, 15 young artists at Austin Peay State University will present highly original new works during a series of free exhibits in the campus’ Trahern Building.

The students, working in a variety of media from painting to photography to ceramics, are enrolled in Austin Peay’s Senior Thesis Exhibition class, taught by assistant professor of art Paul Collins. The class requires that students present their work in a public setting in order to earn their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. «Read the rest of this article»





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