APSU Sports: Austin Peay Soccer
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team had its chances in the second half against Lipscomb but was unable to capitalize, Tuesday, dropping a 1-0 home match to the Lady Bisons.
Tyler Thornburg Earns Second Win For Nashville
Nashville, TN – Sean Halton and Taylor Green each belted a three-run homer to power the Nashville Sounds to a 7-3 victory over the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Tuesday evening at Greer Stadium.
The win was the fourth in the last five games for Nashville (65-73). In the contest, the Sounds’ two through five hitters combined to go 9-for-13 with seven RBIs and seven runs scored.
Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist
The FOMC Minutes from the July 31st/August 1st policy meeting showed that Fed officials were worried about the deceleration in economic growth. “Many members judged that additional monetary accommodation would likely be warranted fairly soon unless incoming information pointed to a substantial and sustainable strengthening in the pace of the economic recovery.” However, “several members noted the benefits of accumulating further information that could help clarify the contours of the outlook for economic activity and inflation as well as the need for further policy action.”
Meeting participants discussed three policy options: extending the forward guidance (the length of time which the Fed expects to keep short-term rate exceptionally low), undertaking another round of asset purchases, and lowering the interest rate the Fed pays on excess bank reserves. Extending the forward guidance appeared to have the least amount of internal resistance, but additional asset purchases had some support. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Cody Bush
Bowling Green, KY – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team was unable to find its offensive rhythm and fell in three sets (14-25, 15-25, 11-25) to Western Kentucky, Tuesday, at E.A. Diddle Arena.
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Public Management and Criminal Justice and the Institute for Global Security Studies will host a symposium, titled “ Economic Terrorism,” this week.
The symposium, open to the public, will be held from 11:00am-3:00pm, Friday, August 31st in room 201 of the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell building on Bastogne Avenue at Fort Campbell, KY. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Titans (2-1) vs. New Orleans Saints (2-2)
Thursday, Aug. 30th, 2012 • 6:00pm CDT • LP Field • Nashville, TN • TV: WKRN
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-1) conclude their preseason schedule this week, welcoming the New Orleans Saints (2-2) to LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for 6:00pm CDT on Thursday, August 30th.
The Saints provide the Titans’ final test before their regular-season slate begins on September 9th with a home game against the New England Patriots. The game also gives players a final chance to prove their value, as the roster must be pared from 75 to 53 players by late Friday evening (8:00pm CDT, August 31st). «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation puts West Tennessee Man Wanted for First Degree Murder on State’s Top Ten Most Wanted List
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today put a Milan, Tennessee man on the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted List after he was charged with murder in Henry County for a fatal shooting that occurred last week.
Tevin Lumpkin, 20, last known address 2057 Cedar Street, Milan, TN is wanted by the Henry County Sheriff’s office for first degree murder. On August 25th, 2012, Lumpkin shot the victim, 41- year-old Eric Kinley of Paris, TN, at Fahrenheit 101, a nightclub located on Highway 79 south in Paris after Kinley was involved in a confrontation with several other people. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball
Clarksville, TN – Travis Betran, who averaged 16.6 points per game as a sophomore guard at Kilgore (Texas) College, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Austin Peay State University.
Betran (pronounced “bee-tran”), a a 6-3, 185-pound Harlem, NY, native, will have two seasons remaining, beginning in 2012-13, after recently completing his associate’s degree work at Kilgore.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is reminding everyone that residents are permitted to set off fireworks Saturday, September 1st, 2012, between the hours of 6:00pm and 10:00pm.
Clarksville’s City Code provides for specific times during the year in which fireworks are permitted. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville Police reports Tractor Trailer hits Utility Pole causing Transformer to fall through the roof of it’s Trailer
Clarksville, TN – On August 28th, 2012, around 11:30am, a tractor trailer driven by Oran King, 57, of Mt Juliet was traveling east on College Street, swerved to avoid hitting a car, left the roadway, and struck a utility pole.
When the utility pole was hit, a transformer was dislodged, and fell through the roof of the trailer. Traffic on College Street was disrupted for approximately two and a half hours.
No citations were issued. The lead investigator is Officer Chris Robinson.
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