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Land Between the Lakes makes changes due to Budget Reduction

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Those visiting Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area in 2013 will see a few changes. Thanks to public involvement, LBL has been able to create an effective budget reduction strategy.

Some changes visitors can expect are slight fee increases in Day-Use Facility admission, OHV and Equestrian Permits, Hunting and Backcountry Camping Permits, as well as Camping Shelters and horse stall rentals. The Elk & Bison Prairie and basic camping fees have remained the same. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball head to Charleston to face Eastern Illinois Panthers

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs vs. Eastern Illinois

Monday, February 18th, 2013 | 7:00pm (CT)
Charleston, IL | Lantz Arena (5,400)

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team looks to make it two wins in a row on its season-ending three-game roadtrip when the Lady Govs face Eastern Illinois, 7:00pm, Monday at Lantz Arena.

Austin Peay’s defense held SIU Edwardsville to 25 percent shooting, Saturday, ending a three-game losing streak.

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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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam proclaims March 1st as Arbor Day in Tennessee

 

Knoxville to Host State Arbor Day Celebration

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed March 1st as Arbor Day in Tennessee to recognize the importance of trees to our state. This year’s state celebration will be held in Knoxville, which has been designated a Tree City USA community for 22 years.

“Arbor Day is important for reminding us how every community, regardless of size, benefits environmentally and economically from trees,” Agriculture Commissioner Julius Johnson said. “We’re committed to improving and protecting our forest resources, both in rural and urban areas and are proud to join the city of Knoxville and their tree board to recognize Arbor Day.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball gets 6-1 victory over Iowa Hawkeyes to clinch series

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Junior A.J. Gaura struck out seven in his debut and Austin Peay State University’s baseball team secured a 6-1 victory against Iowa, Sunday, to win the rubber game of the three-game set at Raymond C. Hand Park.

APSU Junior pitcher A.J. Gaura struck out seven in Austin Peay's victory against Iowa, Sunday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Junior pitcher A.J. Gaura struck out seven in Austin Peay’s victory against Iowa, Sunday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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APSU Phi Kappa Phi chapter plans 2nd annual Big Reveal event to tap new members

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – It was lunchtime on February 15th, 2012, when the sound of a trumpet blared across the Austin Peay State University campus.

At that moment, professors and pages, dressed in academic regalia, began to address unsuspecting students in almost all of the University’s buildings. «Read the rest of this article»

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Why We Serve: Fort Campbell’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team’s Spc. Annson J. Sanders

 

Written by U.S. Army Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton
3rd Brigade Combat Team PAO

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Paktya Province, Afghanistan – The snow continues to fall heavily on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, as Soldiers in the mechanics duty area work continuously to prepare vehicles and equipment for ongoing missions.

One Soldier prepares his vehicle recovery truck for upcoming missions.

Spc. Annson J. Sanders, a 24-year-old Dickson, TN, native goes through the process of inspecting his truck with great detail.

Spc. Annson J. Sanders

Spc. Annson J. Sanders

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And the “Human of the Year” Award Goes to…

 

Holding Hands with Elderly PatientI hear a lot of talk about what Christians should do, what they are not doing enough of, and how they should behave. Even non-believers expect “more” from Christians. First of all, let me say, this is not a contest. People of all faiths do good works.

As Christians, we know that it is faith, not good works that offers us salvation. But we also know that we have a spiritual responsibility to help widows, orphans, prisoners, the poor, and the sick (among others).

Here’s the catch though: Christians can be very, very humble! When I first began my walk in Christ, I would thank the pastors and other church staff and would get a lackluster response (or so I felt). «Read the rest of this article»




Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for February 17th, 2013

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Cumberland Arts Experience
  • Clarksville Downtown Market Seeks Vendors
  • Paralympic Sport Clarksville to host the Paralympic Experience

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball sweeps Trevecca Trojans Saturday

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Softball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team pounded out 27 hits, while scoring 22 runs, in sweeping Trevecca Saturday afternoon in a doubleheader 4-1 and 18-6.

Seven different Austin Peay (3-3) players recorded at least two hits in the nightcap, as the Lady Govs 18 runs were the most scored by Austin Peay since totaling 17 runs against Kentucky State during the 1994 season. Austin Peay finished with 19 hits overall, 11 for extra bases.

Austin Peay Women's Softball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Softball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Land Between the Lakes hosts 3rd Annual Sustainable Tourism Business Seminar February 23rd

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) will host a business seminar on Saturday, February 23rd, 2013. Business owners interested in improving their current business strategies, and/or doing business with the federal government, are encouraged to attend.

The seminar will be held at the Golden Pond Visitor Center from 8:30am to 2:30pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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