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Clarksville High School Celebrated its 2014 Graduates

 

Clarksville High SchoolClarksville, TN – Clarksville High School celebrated its 2014 graduates on Saturday, May 24th, 2014 at the Dunn Center on Austin Peay State University.

Over 300 graduates crossed the stage in the afternoon commencement ceremony. The 2014 class listened to words of encouragement and advice for their futures from the Salutatorian, Ashley Christina Rivera, and the Valedictorian, Clare Isabella Grady along with their Principal, Jean Luna.

A Clarksville High School Graduate receives her diploma from Principal Jean Luna

A Clarksville High School Graduate receives her diploma from Principal Jean Luna

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Nashville Sounds make it four in a row with 2-1 win over Iowa Cubs at Greer Stadium

 

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Jimmy Nelson, Hunter Morris Lead Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Jimmy Nelson struck out a career-high 11 batters while working his tenth consecutive quality start to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 2-1 victory over the visiting Iowa Cubs in front of 8,381 fans on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium.

The first-place Sounds (31-26) won their fourth straight game overall and have been victorious in 17 of their last 23 games at Greer.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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APSU Track and Field’s Kaylnn Pitts closes out NCAA East Preliminary in triple jump

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJacksonville, FL – Freshman Austin Peay State University track and field athlete Kaylnn Pitts saw her first collegiate season come to an end with a 32nd-place finish in the triple jump, Saturday, at the NCAA East Preliminaries, hosted by North Florida.

Pitts was one of the tone-setters for the event, jumping second out of the first of four flights.

Austin Peay's Kaylnn Pitts.  (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Kaylnn Pitts. (APSU Sports Information)

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TWRA reports One Boating Related Fatality was reported over Memorial Day Holiday Weekend

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is reporting that there was one boating-related fatality reported over the 2014 Memorial Day holiday weekend.

The fatality came on Memorial Day morning. James Edward Arnett (67) of Knoxville, TN was launching his boat from a trailer when the incident occurred on Douglas Lake near Inspiration Point Campground on Muddy Creek in Jefferson County. «Read the rest of this article»

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S.T.E.P.S collecting school supplies for 2014-2015 School Year in Clarksville

 

S.T.E.P.S - School Tools that Empower and Promote SuccessClarksville, TN – It’s that time of the year where our non-profit S.T.E.P.S (School Tools that Empower and Promote Success) starts collecting school supplies for the next school year 2014-2015

Starting June 1st, S.T.E.P.S will be looking for businesses, clubs, groups, and organizations to place S.T.E.P.S youth created collection boxes around Clarksville til August 3rd.

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Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Recommends Alisa White as APSU’s Next President; Board to Meet Monday

 

Tennessee Board of RegentsNashville, TN – Alisa White is expected to be named the next president to lead Austin Peay State University pending approval by the Tennessee Board of Regents on Monday, June 2nd.

The Board will meet via telephone at 3:30pm CDT to consider TBR Chancellor John Morgan’s recommendation for White to replace Interim President Tristan Denley, who agreed to serve a temporary appointment after former APSU President Tim Hall ended his tenure at the university earlier this month to become president at Mercy College in New York. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Guenette Arts and Crafts Center June Classes

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Guenette Arts and Crafts Center is offering lots of classes for you and your Family to enjoy during the Summer break from school.  Join Guenette during the month of June and find your inner artist.  They’re offering classes for all ages.  Mark your calendars for the next crafting event!

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Austin Peay State University Team Physician Cooper Beazley honored by Tennessee Board of Regents

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN -On May 20th, the Tennessee Board of Regents recognized Dr. Cooper Beazley’s unwavering support of Austin Peay State University over the years by presenting him with the 2014 Chancellor’s Award of Excellence in Philanthropy.

Former APSU President Tim Hall, who nominated Beazley for the award, said, “For almost three decades, this individual has dedicated his time and his own financial resources to helping the young student athletes at Austin Peay. He takes his oath as a doctor seriously, and he has worked tirelessly behind the scenes to keep these young men and women healthy. “

Austin Peay Team Physician Cooper Beazley honored by TBR. (Taylor Slifko/Austin Peay Public Relations)

Austin Peay Team Physician Cooper Beazley honored by TBR. (Taylor Slifko/Austin Peay Public Relations)

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Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson announces Reelection Bid for District 68

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Curtis Johnson, Tennessee State Representative, has announced he is running for reelection in District 68.

“I want to help Clarksville become a great place to live and work. By passing laws to help businesses thrive, more jobs are created. By passing budgets to fund our K-12 schools and universities, such as Austin Peay, we provide educational opportunities for our young people,” said Johnson. “By passing incentives, businesses will come from other states to our business-friendly state.  With Fort Campbell being located in Montgomery County, it is important to provide incentives and services for our military servicemen and women and our veterans. ”

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Clarksville Downtown Market provides fresh produce, handcrafted items to Clarksville residents

 
Matthew Nixon

Matthew Nixon

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Downtown Market opened last week to a spectacular reception. The market has been getting bigger and bigger every year since it was founded 6 years ago. It is a one-stop shop for produce, baked goods, as well as an incredible selection of arts and crafts.

“We’ve got 19 new vendors this year,” said Matthew Nixon, an event planning specialist, and the Downtown Market Manager for the City of Clarksville’s Department of Parks and Recreation when he was asked what’s new at the market this year. “We’re doing kids crafts every Saturday now. We got four food trucks which were very proud of. So we’ve got a little bit of new things here and there, and if you look around we have grown a little bit since last year.”

The lower section of the Downtown Market in Historic Downtown Clarksville, Tennessee.

The lower section of the Downtown Market in Historic Downtown Clarksville, Tennessee.

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