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Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole Names David Liner Eexcutive Director

 

Tennessee Board of Probation and ParoleNashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Parole has selected David Liner of Nashville as its new Executive Director. Liner, who joined the Board in February of this year as its Legislative Liaison, has extensive federal government and private sector management experience, including a four-year stint as Chief of Staff of the Peace Corps.

Board Chairman Charles Traughber said, “The Board is impressed with the scope of Mr. Liner’s experience. He knows how to manage people, and how to get results. He has been an asset to the Board since his arrival, and we are confident he will be an even greater asset as he manages the day-to-day operations of this agency.”

David Liner

David Liner

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball looks to get back on track at home against Oakland City Mighty Oaks

 

Oakland City vs. Austin Peay Governors

December 5th, 2012 | 7:00pm
Dave Aaron Arena/Dave Loos Court | Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay men’s basketball team will seek to bounce back from a disappointing performance when it plays host to Oakland City, 7:00pm, Wednesday.

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

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

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Radical Mission Food Drive at Governor’s Square Mall

 

Governors Square MallClarksville, TN – Starting this Friday, December 7th, from 10:00am-1:00pm at Governor’s Square Mall, Radical Mission will be collecting canned food and non-perishable food items at each mall entrance. Please help them in their mission to feed the hungry of Clarksville.

They’ll be at the main mall entrances on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays through December 19th.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball’s shooting drought leads to 70-56 loss to Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMurfreesboro, TN – Scoring droughts on either side of halftime doomed Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team in a 70-56 loss to Middle Tennessee, Tuesday, at the Murphy Center.

APSU Junior Nicole Olszewski scored a team-best 14 points in the Lady Govs loss at Middle Tennessee, Tuesday. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU Junior Nicole Olszewski scored a team-best 14 points in the Lady Govs loss at Middle Tennessee, Tuesday. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Christmas on the Cumberland cancelled for Tuesday evening

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Christmas on the Cumberland, the popular walk-through event, will be cancelled this evening due to inclement weather.

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Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery to feature Retired Army Photographer David Smith

 

Planters BankClarksville, TN – Retired U.S. Army Still Photographer David Smith is the featured artist at the Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery in December. Smith’s work will be exhibited Thursday, December 6th – Wednesday, January 2nd.

The exhibit is a collection of photography from Smith’s adventures in Tennessee’s state parks, along with many scenes and landscapes from here in Clarksville.

Retired U.S. Army Still Photographer David Smith

Retired U.S. Army Still Photographer David Smith

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrests Smith County Woman for Soliciting Minor

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN -The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested a Smith County woman for soliciting a minor after opening an investigation at the request of the District Attorney General last month.

Sabra Swaims Gentry, 35, of Brush Creek, TN was indicted by the Smith County grand jury on one count of solicitation of a minor after sending sexually explicit texts and having sexually explicit conversations with a minor in November 2012.

Gentry is the former cheerleading coach at Smith County High School. She was arrested and booked into the Smith County Jail today.

Sabra Swaims Gentry

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Potentially Harmful Bacteria found in Consumer Reports Investigation of Pork Products

 

Most of the Bacteria Showed Resistance to Important Antibiotics

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – In testing and analysis of pork-chop and ground-pork samples from six U.S. cities, Consumer Reports found high rates of yersinia enterocolitica, a bacterium that can cause food poisoning, especially in children.

The majority of the yersinia and as well as a substantial portion of several other bacteria detected were resistant to medically important antibiotics Consumer Reports tested.

Yersinia enterocolitica found in 69 percent of 198 pork samples tested by Consumer Reports.

Yersinia enterocolitica found in 69 percent of 198 pork samples tested by Consumer Reports.

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APSU Students conduct research on different GPS devices accuracy for field purposes

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Late last year, a group of Austin Peay State University geosciences students hiked through the woods in rural North Carolina, conducting field research.

They were looking for unusual rock outcroppings, and after each discovery, the students painstakingly scribbled down the longitudinal and latitudinal coordinates of the rocks into their notebooks.

That is, except for APSU student Maurice Testa. He simply pulled out his smart phone and quickly went to work.

APSU students James Martin, Maurice Testa and Eric Whitaker stand before their poster at the Geological Society of America meeting.

APSU students James Martin, Maurice Testa and Eric Whitaker stand before their poster at the Geological Society of America meeting.

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Habitat for Humanity seeks Partner Families for Homeowner Program

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, TN is currently seeking partner families for its homeowner program. Applications are available Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Applications are also available outside the office and at the ReStore. Call the Affiliate office at 931.645.4222 with any questions. «Read the rest of this article»

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