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Teacher Planning Time Varies Greatly in Tennessee Schools

 

Tennessee ComptrollerNashville, TN – The amount of time teachers have to work on lesson plans, grade papers, attend training sessions and meet with parents differs considerably in school districts across the state, a new report released today by the Comptroller’s Offices of Research and Education Accountability (OREA) shows.

The report, Teacher Planning Time in Tennessee: A Comparative Analysis of Teacher Planning Time Laws, Policies, Initiatives, and Practice, presents research that shows teacher planning time may have a direct impact on student achievement and teacher effectiveness. «Read the rest of this article»

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Dr. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson to be inducted into APSU Athletic Hall of Fame

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Gary McClure, Austin Peay State University’s all-time winningest baseball coach who has taken his Governors to five NCAA Regionals, and Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, whose dedication to APSU athletics and its athletes extends well beyond financial contributions and services, have been named to 2013 APSU Athletics Hall of Fame.

In addition, Andrew Lorentzson, who starred in basketball for Austin Peay in the mid-1930s when it was a junior college, also will be inducted into the APSU’s Athletic Hall of Fame through the new Honors category, reserved for those former athletes who competed at least 50 years ago.

Gary McClure, Dr. W. Cooper Beazley and Andrew Lorentzson to be inducted into the APSU Athletic Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Gary McClure, Dr. W. Cooper Beazley and Andrew Lorentzson to be inducted into the APSU Athletic Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital reduces services Friday, December 14th

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY –  Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) will offer reduced services Friday, December 14th  to allow staff members to build esprit de corps as they celebrate the holiday season together.

Primary care appointments will be available the morning of Friday, December 14th until the clinics close for the afternoon. The Appointment Line Call Center will close at 4:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Christmas Down Home returns to Clarksville

 

Christmas Down Home

Clarksville, TN – This Holiday season David Alford and Paul Carrol Binkley bring their much-loved heartwarming rendition of Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory” in Christmas Down Home back to APSU.

The show is a collection of Holiday stories, memories, and music from a simpler time born out of a previous show Alford and Binkley helped create called A Southern Christmas Sampler which was performed 1995-1999 in Nashville, TN.

Christmas Down Home

Christmas Down Home

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces Tenth Street Lane Closure

 

Thursday, December 12th, 2012

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed the northbound lane of Tenth Street from Commerce Street to Franklin Street for water and sewer line maintenance. Construction crews expect the work to be complete by approximately 12:00pm.

Traffic will be detoured to Commerce Street.

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State Representative Joe Pitts reminds Tennesseans to Beware of Scams during the Holiday Season

 

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) wants to remind everyone that scam artists, especially during the holiday season, are playing the role of Scrooge and as the old saying goes, “if it sounds to good to be true, it probably is”.

“Holidays bring concerns about scams. Exercise caution when approached because something that sounds too good to be true, probably is,” Pitts said. «Read the rest of this article»

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Grand Rapids youth group bring gifts to Fort Campbell for deployed 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Night Stalkers

 

160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Public Affairs

160th Soar NightstalkersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers deployed downrange will have a reason to enjoy some holiday cheer from home as a Grand Rapids, Michigan, youth group donated gifts to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) “Night Stalkers,” during a visit to the General Brown Compound December 7th at Fort Campbell, KY.

Members of the Friendship Christian Reform Church capture a memory of their visit in front of an AH-6M Little Bird helicopter during a visit to the General Brown compound December 7th. at Fort Campbell, KY. (160th SOAR (A) courtesy photo)

Members of the Friendship Christian Reform Church capture a memory of their visit in front of an AH-6M Little Bird helicopter during a visit to the General Brown compound December 7th. at Fort Campbell, KY. (160th SOAR (A) courtesy photo)

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APSU employees share recent plaudits

 

Austin Peay State University

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

Beth Liggett, University photographer, had her photograph “Road Trip” accepted into the professional experimental and alternative processes category of the 2013 Downtown Artist’s Co-op Regional Photography Exposition. The exposition will open with a reception at 5:00pm, January 3rd and will remain open for viewing through February 1st at the Clarksville Downtown Artist’s Co-op, 96 Franklin Street. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Arrest Man for Robbery that took place at McGregor Park

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On December 4th, 2012, around 6:30pm, a 21 year old man in pursuit of Facebook romance arranged a meeting at McGregor Park with a woman, Sonya Howard, that he had been corresponding with on Facebook.

Howard did not show up, but Ayla Perigo, who claimed to be Howard’s sister-in-law did. She told the 21 year old that she needed to meet him to ensure he was okay for Sonya.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department hosts a new session of Youth Hip Hop and Jazz dance program

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is offering a new session of their Hip Hop and Jazz dance program at the Crow Community Center, located at 211 Richview Road, for ages 5-16 years.

Hip Hop and Jazz will begin January 9th and will be divided into classes for 5-7 years, 8-11 years and 12-16 years. «Read the rest of this article»

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