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Tennessee State Veterans Homes among best in U.S. News Rankings

 

Groundbreaking on new State Veterans Home in Montgomery County

U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder joins the Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board in celebrating the announcement from U.S. News & World Report 2013 which names the Tennessee State Veterans Homes in Knoxville, TN and Murfreesboro, TN among the best in the country.

U.S. News rated more than 15,000 nursing homes using data research on nursing home safety, health inspection and staffing.  The source of the data originates from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Softball sweeps Southern Illinois Salukis

 

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team ended a streak of losses to Southern Illinois that dating back to 1986, on Tuesday at Cheryl Holt Field, as the Lady Govs swept a doubleheader from the Salukis by scores of 11-7 and 8-2.

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

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

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Clarksville Montgomery County to hold Vietnam Veterans Breakfast in honor of the 50th anniversary of Vietnam War

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government and the City of Clarksville will host a breakfast commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

All Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans are invited to attend. This event is set for Wednesday, April 3rd at 7:30am at the Wilma Rudolph Events Center at Liberty Park. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Women’s Golf Team finishes 11th at Lady Eagle Invitational

 

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsHattiesburg, MS – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team got off to a slow start and could never recover as the Lady Govs finished 11th at the Lady Eagle Invitational, played at Hattiesburg Country Club.

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

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

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APSU College of Business to have Dean’s Research Forum on March 21st

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University College of Business will hold its second Dean’s Research Forum on March 21st.

The Dean’s Research Forum will focus on student debt, complexity and total quality management. It will feature presentations of selected published scholarly contributions developed by APSU College of Business faculty members. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Greens are Simply Fantastic for Spring

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Green is the first color of spring, and greens are the first crops of the garden season. In Tennessee, spring starts with turnip and collard greens, plus all kinds of lettuces. Spinach, though, is perhaps the modern favorite spring green.

Famously nutritious, it’s also tender and sweet to eat from baby stage to full broad leaf. Spinach cooks quickly and can be successfully added to just about any savory dish for added color and nutrition.

Garlic Spinach Saute

Garlic Spinach Saute

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APSU’s Cody Hudson named Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s Player of the Week

 

Tennessee Sports Writers AssociationNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University senior outfielder Cody Hudson has been named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s Player of the Week, Monday.

Hudson, of Germantown, TN, also was named the Ohio Valley Conference’s Player of the Week after batting .500 (11-for-22) with 11 RBI and three stolen bases to help the Govs post a 5-0 mark during the week. He posted multiple hits in each of the five games during the week, including three game-winning hits.

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Youth Film Festival Deadline Approaching

 

Film FestivalClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Department of Parks and Recreation along with the LEAP Organization have partnered to host a Youth Film Festival. The goal of the festival is to increase the self-esteem and overall sense of self-worth of the participants through a 10 week Film Production Course.

During the initial 8 weeks, students  will learn Storytelling and Scriptwriting, Videography and Directing,  Editing (Sound and Film), and  Marketing. For the final 2 weeks, each site will develop a short film at least 5 minutes in length to be entered into the festival. «Read the rest of this article»


Austin Peay State University graduate student to showcase work in Nashville

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University graduate student will showcase her work at the Legislative Plaza in Nashville, TN as part of the annual Graduate Education Week in Tennessee, April 1st-7th.

Veronica Mullen will present research, titled “Population demographics and site-fidelity among cave-dwelling bats of Dunbar Cave, Montgomery County, Tennessee,” which was co-authored by Dr. Andrew Barrass, associate professor in the APSU Center of Excellence for Field Biology at APSU.

APSU Biology Program Graduate student Veronica Mullen releases a freshly tagged bat at Dunbar Cave in July

APSU Biology Program Graduate student Veronica Mullen releases a freshly tagged bat at Dunbar Cave in July

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department cancels Madison Street Water Outage

 

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has cancelled the Madison Street/U.S. Highway 41-A water outage scheduled for Thursday evening.

The fire hydrant replacement work has been cancelled until further notice.

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