Austin Peay Governors Baseball’s Greg Bachman’s walk-off single clinches win against the Arkansas State Red Wolves
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Baseball
Clarksville, TN – Third baseman Greg Bachman laced a single into the left center gap to bring home the game-winning run in Austin Peay’s 10-9, 11-inning victory against Arkansas State, Sunday night, in the final game of the Riverview Inn Challenge at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Oak Grove, KY – A&S All Support held a comedy fundraiser at the Valor Hall Conference and Event Center in Oak Grove, Ky on Saturday night. The show featured Clarksville Native Big John Richardson and the Queen of Southern Sass, comedian Etta May.
“Big John” John Richardson has been a comedian for 10 years, and specializes in what he calls, “Clean Comedy for Dirty Minds.” Richardson was born the third of five children and uses his sense of humor to deal with situations he encounters in life. One of his funniest numbers involves parental discipline, “I brought you into this world, I can take you out of it!”
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Softball
Clarksville, TN – On Sunday for the third time in this weekend’s Ohio Valley Conference softball matchup, Austin Peay’s softball team battled Tennessee Tech down to the final pitch at Cheryl Holt Field, but like the first two contests the Lady Govs came up short; this time in 11 innings, 5-3.
The game when into the international tiebreaker (the last batter of the previous inning is placed on second base to start the inning) in the top of the 10th inning, after the two teams failed to break the 2-2 deadlock in the eighth or ninth inning.
Nashville Predators at Phoenix Coyotes
Glendale, AZ – The Nashville Predators and Phoenix Coyotes close out their season series on Monday at Jobing.com Arena. The Predators have posted a road record of 10-13-2 against the Desert Dogs since the start of the 2003-04 campaign, while posting an overall record of 17-11-(1)-2 in the same span.
These teams last met on December 6th, as the Coyotes downed the Predators 3-2 in the Music City. The teams traded goals through the first 52 minutes with Jack Hillen – who played in his 200th game – scoring in the opening period and Shea Weber adding a power-play goal late in the third to tie the game at two. Phoenix notched the game-winning goal with just 1:45 remaining to take a 2-1 lead in the season series. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government was recently awarded the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant from the State of Tennessee.
Of the $565,000 in grants awarded by the Environment and Conservation Department this week, Montgomery County received the largest award of $120,000. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Golf
Pauma Valley, CA – Austin Peay men’s golf team will face a familiar course when they tee off at San Francisco’s Triumph at Pauma Valley, Monday and Tuesday.
The 54-hole tournament starts with 36 continuous holes, Monday, followed by an 18-hole final round, Tuesday, at the Pauma Valley Country Club. A 7,077-yard, par-71, Robert Trent Jones Sr. course, Pauma Valley offers a similar design to the Fighting Joe Course, where the Govs won their last Ohio Valley Conference championship.
Fort Campbell, KY – Guenette Arts and Crafts Center is offering some fun ways to keep you busy while you wait for the April showers to end. Adults and kids alike will find something fun to do at Guenette during their April classes. On April 21st they’ll be holding a “Daddy and Me” workshop from 10:00am until 2:00pm.
Operational hours for April 28th will be 9:00am until 1:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field’s Kendra Kirksey and Tanesha Campbell set school records at Coastal Carolina Invitational
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field
Fort Myers, FL – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team set two school records in its first outdoor meet, the Coastal Carolina Invitational, at Doug Shaw Stadium.
Clarksville Gas and Water Department Plans Charlemagne Boulevard Road Closure and Possible Water Outage
Monday, March 12th, 2012
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water will close Charlemagne Boulevard from Chateauroux Drive to Rue Le Mans Drive on Monday morning at 9:00am to 1:00pm, depending on weather conditions. Construction crews will be installing a new six-inch water main line on Melinda Drive from Charlemagne to the dead end. Traffic will be detoured to Chateauroux Drive, Orleans Drive and Rue Le Mans Drive.
Water service may be temporarily interrupted on a small section of Melinda Drive and on Charlemagne Boulevard from Chateauroux Drive to Rue Le Mans Drive during the line installation work.
Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist
Worries about the Greek debt swap agreement weighed against global stock markets earlier in the week, but confidence returned as the Greek deal looked like it would succeed. The February job market figures were strong, a positive for equities and a negative for bonds, but most of that news was already factored in.
Nonfarm payrolls rose by 227,000 in February, while the two previous months were revised a net 61,000 higher (leaving the three-month average at 245,000). The unemployment rate held steady at 8.3%, but that was despite an increase in labor force participation (which rose from 63.7% to 63.9%). The employment-to-population ratio edged up to 58.6%, vs. 58.5% in January and 58.4% in December. It’s likely that the unusually mild winter had a significant impact on payrolls, hours, and labor force participation. «Read the rest of this article»
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