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Fort Campbell’s 159th Combat Aviation Brigade Welcomes Home 283 More Soldiers Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

 

Wedding proposals adds a Valentine’s Day sparkle during soldier’s return from Afghanistan

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Monday, Fort Campbell welcomed 283 soldiers from the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade home from a year long deployment to Southern Afghanistan. The 159th Combat Aviation Brigade is one of the last major elements of the 101st Airborne Division still deployed in Afghanistan.

The soldiers arrived home just one day before the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day! So, I knew that this was going to be one of the good one’s, and I wasn’t in the least bit disappointed.

Soldier's walk to the hanger after disembarking from the aircraft

Soldier's walk to the hanger after disembarking from the aircraft

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Clarksville Police report an Unidentified Pedestrian in Extremely Critical Condition after walking out in Front of a Pick-Up Truck

 

Pedestrian is in extremely critical condition after being hit by a pick-up truck

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On February 14th, 2012, a little before 6:00pm, a 2007 Nissan Frontier driven by Justin Norton, 26, of Clarksville, was traveling in the left lane of southbound Riverside Drive and switched to the right lane, at which time, an unidentified pedestrian exited McGregor Park onto southbound Riverside Drive into the path of the Nissan.

The Nissan struck the pedestrian in close proximity to the 600 block of North Riverside Drive.

Pedestrian walks out in front of and is struck by a Nissan Frontier truck on riverside drive Tuesday night. (Photo by CPD-Officer Bill VanBeber)

Pedestrian walks out in front of and is struck by a Nissan Frontier truck on riverside drive Tuesday night. (Photo by CPD-Officer Bill VanBeber)

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball looks to snap losing streak when the Morehead State Eagles visit the Dunn Center

 

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball vs. Morehead State
Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:00pm
Clarksville, TN | Arena: Dave Aaron Arena (7,257)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay certainly hasn’t gotten to the point of hitting the panic button, but the Governors are in an unaccustomed spot heading down the regular-season stretch.

Historically, Austin Peay peaks in February. Since the mid-1990s the Govs have captured nearly 70 percent of their games in Feburary-March. The Govs find themselves entering Wednesday’s 7:00pm game with Morehead State already owning a 0-3 February record.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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Clarksville Police Department seeks Applicants for Citizen Police Academy

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is taking applications for the next Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) class which runs from March 20th – May 29th, 2012.  Classes are held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm to 9:00pm.

The CPA covers all facets of the Police Department’s activities from administration to tactical operations. Citizens are given an opportunity to not only learn about Police Department functions, but also afforded a chance to participate in activities such as: police vehicle operations, firearms instruction, self-defense techniques, and use of force decision-making exercises. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans add Defensive Tackle Lamar Divens to Roster

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms on a one-year contract with DT Lamar Divens. He has played in five NFL games during his four years in the NFL.

Divens (6-3, 343) has spent the majority of career with the Baltimore Ravens. Last year, he was released after training camp in Baltimore and spent the final month of the season on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ practice squad. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball’s Shelby Olszewski earns OVC’s weekly freshman honor

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State UniversityShelby OlszewskiBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University freshman guard Shelby Olszewski has been named the adidas Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.

Olszewski, of Pickerington, Ohio, scored 11 points in Austin Peay’s 85-72 victory at Murray State, Monday. She was 4-of-6 from the floor, including a 3-of-4 effort from three-point range. Each of her three-pointers came in the opening eight minutes – the first tied the game early and the last pushed the lead to 10 points later in the half. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers 45-and-Over Men’s Softball League

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Registration continues for Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s 45-and-Over Men’s Softball League.

Teams must register as a whole, rather than as individuals. «Read the rest of this article»




Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to feature art professor’s residency in Tanzania

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University art professor will discuss her three-week residency in Tanzania as part of the next Provost Lecture Series session at APSU.

Cynthia Marsh, professor of art, will speak at 3:00pm, Thursday, February 16th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.

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National Photo Contest to Provide Local Rewards

 

Humane Society of Clarksville – Montgomery County (HSCMC)Clarksville, TN – The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County’s partnership with World Spay Day has made the Humane Society eligible for Grant funding just by participating in World Spay Day’s Pet Photo Contest.

All you have to do is enter your pet photo(s) for FREE and select the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County (HSCMC) as your charity of choice. The Humane Society will receive 100% of vote funds collected for photos earmarked with for HSCMC. «Read the rest of this article»

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Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence to offer Aquatic Belly Dancing Classes

 

Indoor Aquatic Center - New ProvidenceClarksville, TN – Try something new at the Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence! The Indoor Aquatic Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, is kicking off its first-ever Aquatic Belly Dancing class on March 5th from 6:15pm to 7:00pm.

The class will continue weekly on Mondays from 6:15pm to 7:00pm and Wednesdays from 5:00pm to 5:45pm. Cost is $5.00 per class. «Read the rest of this article»

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