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Austin Peay Governors Basketball gets season opening win against Samford 75-64

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – It took 10 games for Austin Peay State University’s basketball team to gain its first victory in a forgettable 2011-12 season.

It took just one contest for the Govs to gain that first triumph in 2012-13.

Austin Peay shot 53.8 percent from the floor while holding Samford to 38.6 percent shooting as the Governors claimed a 75-64 victory, Friday night, in the season opener for both teams.

Austin Peay's Travis Betran goes up for a dunk in Friday night's game against Samford.

Austin Peay’s Travis Betran goes up for a dunk in Friday night’s game against Samford.

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Tennesse Governor Bill Haslam and Senator Lamar Alexander Name Rocky Fork as Proposed Site for Tennessee’s 55th State Park

 

Tennessee State Parks 75th AnniversaryErwin, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau joined members of the Tennessee General Assembly, local elected officials and members of the community for a special ceremony announcing the future conveyance of more than 2,000 acres in the Rocky Fork area of Unicoi County, that will eventually become Tennessee’s 55th state park.

The property is part of the 10,000-acre tract acquired by The Conservation Fund and U.S. Forest Service in 2008, and will be conveyed to the state of Tennessee in the coming months.

Rocky Fork to be Tennessee's 55th State Park.

Rocky Fork to be Tennessee’s 55th State Park.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball takes on OVC Champion Morehead State Saturday at the Dunn Center

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Volleyball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s volleyball team concludes the regular-season portion of its schedule when 2012 Ohio Valley Conference regular-season champion Morehead State visits for a 2:00pm, Saturday contest at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football head to Alabama to take on Jacksonville State Saturday

 

Austin Peay vs. Jacksonville State

November 10th, 2012 • 3:00pm (CT)
Jacksonville, AL • JSU Stadium (24,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJacksonville, AL – With one not-so-pleasant streak behind it, Austin Peay’s football team will seek to put an end to a couple other negative streaks this week when the Governors play at Jacksonville State, 3:00pm, Saturday.

Austin Peay Governors Football.

Austin Peay Governors Football.

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Second Annual Survivor Spa Day at Miller-Motte Technical College

 

Survivor Spa Day Celebrates Breast Cancer Survivors with the YMCA’s ABC (After Breast Cancer) Program

Miller-Motte Technical CollegeClarksville, TN – Miller-Motte Technical College and the Clarksville YMCA’s ABC (After Breast Cancer) Program are working together to celebrate the community’s breast cancer survivors.

The month of October is breast cancer awareness month and ABC has participated in several events honoring the program’s participants during October.

Miller-Motte Technical College Student Lauren Salnaker gives Breast Cancer Survivor Pat Karren a mini-facial during last years event.

Miller-Motte Technical College Student Lauren Salnaker gives Breast Cancer Survivor Pat Karren a mini-facial during last years event.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball lose season opener to UAB 72-54

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsBirmingham, AL – Limiting turnovers and maximizing rebounds were two keys head coach Carrie Daniels stressed before Austin Peay women’s basketball team opened its season at UAB, but the Lady Govs were unable to heed that advice in a 72-54 loss at Bartow Arena, Friday afternoon.

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

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

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TVA invests in education partnership through STEM Academy at Kenwood High School

 

Tennessee Valley AuthorityClarksville TN – Tennessee Valley Authority representatives will be presenting a $1,000 financial donation to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Academy at Kenwood High School on November 19th at 10:00am.

TVA became a partner in education at Kenwood along with the Clarksville Department of Electricity last school year.  STEM Academy Administrator Christi Fordham noted, “We are exceptionally grateful for this financial support, which will give our students even greater opportunities to learn from our community in solving real world problems outside of the classroom.  Our students have richer educational experiences through being able to get out into the field and learn from community and industry experts; this support from TVA will provide us with the resources needed to generate these opportunities.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Female body armor named among best inventions by Time Magazine

 

Written by Bob Reinert
USAG-Natick Public Affairs

U.S. ArmyNatick, MA – An innovation that will leave female Soldiers safer and more comfortable on the battlefield was named one of Time Magazine’s “Best Inventions of the Year 2012.”

A collaborative effort between the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center and Program Executive Office Soldier resulted in an improved outer tactical vest, or IOTV, designed specifically for women. The 101st Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade will be the first unit to test the new female body armor in Afghanistan.

Members of the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Brigade will be the first to test the new female body armor, which was named one of Time Magazine's best inventions of 2012, in Afghanistan. (Photo by David Kamm, NSRDEC Photographer)

Members of the 101st Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade will be the first to test the new female body armor, which was named one of Time Magazine’s best inventions of 2012, in Afghanistan. (Photo by David Kamm, NSRDEC Photographer)

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APSU Women’s Cross Country Team’s Xiamar Richards breaks school record at NCAA South Regional

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsTallahassee, FL – Austin Peay State University junior Xiamar Richards, of the women’s cross country team, broke the school-record at Friday’s NCAA South Regional, hosted by Florida State at Apalachee Regional Park.

APSU's Xiamar Richards

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Clarksville Police charge Women with DUI after Traffic Crash

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – In the vast majority of DUI related crashes, there is alcohol or illegal drug usage involved.  The Clarksville Police Department would like to make the public aware that this is not always the case.

Clarksville Police recently had a DUI case in which the driver appeared to be a very conscientious and responsible driver, did not imbibe alcohol, but the prescription medication affected their ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Chevrolet Malibu involved in accident Thursday morning.

Chevrolet Malibu involved in accident Thursday morning.

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