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Fort Donelson National Battlefield gets new Superintendent, Brian McCutchen

 

National Park Service

Atlanta, GA – Brian Keith McCutchen took over responsibility as the new superintendent of Fort Donelson National Battlefield on October 21st. He most recently served as superintendent of the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, in Vincennes, IN.

“We are very pleased that Brian is joining the Southeast Region family,” said David Vela, Southeast Regional Director. “He has a diverse record of professional experience in many of our historic parks. He is an avid student of American military history.  That and his prior experiences as superintendent in two other parks will serve him and the Fort Donelson community very well.”

Brian K. McCutchen is the new Superintendent of Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Brian K. McCutchen is the new Superintendent of Fort Donelson National Battlefield

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball opens season with Samford at home Friday night

 

Austin Peay vs. Samford

November 9th, 2012 | Dave Aaron Arena | Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – It has been a rare occasion Austin Peay men’s basketball team has opened at home, at least under head coach Dave Loos.

In fact, Friday’s 7:00pm, season opener against Samford in Dave Aaron Arena is only the fifth time in Loos’ 23 season the Governors have opened a season at home. It has been since the 2003-04 season the Governors (Knoxville College) have played at home. It has been since the 1995-96 season since the Govs played a Division I team (Northern Illinois) at home to open the season. Normally the Govs are paying the bills through guarantee games or related tournaments.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Regions Bank and Nashville Zoo Host Military Appreciation Day

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Active military personnel, military veterans and their immediate families will receive free admission to Nashville Zoo during Regions Bank’s Military Appreciation Day on Veterans Day – Sunday, November 11th, 9:00am-4:00pm.

Military Appreciation Day is presented by Regions Bank as part of their “Regions Free Days” program, in gratitude for the commitment, bravery and sacrifices of those who serve our country.  Along with regular Zoo activities, a special children’s fun zone will be set up on Festival Field with bounce houses and games.

White Cheeked Gibbon at the Nashville Zoo.

White Cheeked Gibbon at the Nashville Zoo.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball begins 2012 Season at UAB

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs at UAB

Friday, November 5th, 2012 | Tipoff: Noon (CT)
Birmingham, AL | Bartow Arena (8,500)

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team begins the 2012 campaign with a matinee performance – a noon, Friday contest against UAB at Bartow Arena. The Lady Govs are 15-21 all time in season openers, including a 2-4 record under head coach Carrie Daniels.

APSU and UAB will meet for the fourth consecutive season, with UAB winning the previous three meetings.

APSU Women's Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU Women’s Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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ACS Family Advocacy Program 1, 2, 3, 4 Parents! Workshop

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Children ages one through four are at a vital point in their development and can learn habits or skills that can last the rest of their lives.

As parents, it is our job to ensure that we provide our children with age appropriate knowledge that will help them excel when they are older. ACS Family Advocacy Program presents 1, 2, 3, 4 Parents!; a free workshop for parents of children ages one through four. «Read the rest of this article»

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Annual Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service Awards

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The annual Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service Awards Dinner was held Friday, November 2nd at the William O. Beach Civic Hall.

Congratulations to the award recipients: Liza Kurt, Rescue Squad; Jason Smith, Palmyra station; Shaun Arms, Cunningham station; Thomas Higgins, St. Bethlehem station; Jamie Sensing, East Montgomery station; and John Bateman, Woodlawn station, for all being selected as Firefighters of the Year for their respective stations.

Shaun Arms was given the high honor of being selected as the Overall Firefighter of the Year for 2012. Shaun has been a volunteer firefighter since 2006 and currently serves with the Cunningham Volunteer Fire Service.

(L to R) Wade Kunstmann, Assistant Chief for the Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department; Shaun Arms, Overall 2012 Firefighter of the Year; Jerry Buchanan, Montgomery County Fire Chief; and Ed Baggett, Assistant Montgomery County Fire Chief.

(L to R) Wade Kunstmann, Assistant Chief for the Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department; Shaun Arms, Overall 2012 Firefighter of the Year; Jerry Buchanan, Montgomery County Fire Chief; and Ed Baggett, Assistant Montgomery County Fire Chief.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation Maintenance Work for Montgomery County area starting November 9th, 2012

 

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – On Friday November 9th, and Tuesday November 13th through Wednesday November 14th, 9:00am-3:00pm, There will be alternating lane closures on State Route 11 (U.S. 41) in both directions between mile marker 2.0 and mile marker 3.0 in order to mill, pave and stripe the roadway.

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Austin Peay State University to host Duotone Art Exhibit November 19th

 

The APSU Department of Art LogoClarksville, TN – Beth Liggett is the official photographer for Austin Peay State University, a photojournalist and an editorial and lifestyle photographer based in Clarksville.

On November 19th, a new exhibit of her work, titled “Duotone,” will open at APSU in the Morgan University Center Pop-Up Gallery. Liggett has chosen works that express the duality of her professional and her artistic work for this show.

Beth Liggett Duotone art exhibit at APSU November 19th.

Beth Liggett Duotone art exhibit at APSU November 19th.

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Clarksville Police respond to Motorist Assist which ends in the Arrest of Two Women for Theft

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On November 7th, 2012, around 9:45pm, Clarksville Police Officers responded to a dual purpose call for assistance to a Madison Street motel. The call involved a motorist assist for a man after he hit a curb and flattened a tire and the two women with him  may have stolen medication from a motel room.

When officers arrived, there was already a man changing the damaged tire, who, ironically did not realize the jack had been stolen from him earlier. Officers then focused on the investigation into the theft allegation.

Stephanie Bradley and Misty Hawk

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Austin Peay Employees announce their professional, scholarly achievements

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Three faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced publications or conferences attended as part of their professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Jill Franks, professor of languages and literature, had her book, titled “Voices of Irish and British Women Writers: A Comparative Feminist Analysis,” accepted for publication by McFarland and Company. It is scheduled for release in Spring 2013. «Read the rest of this article»

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