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APSU Governors Baseball starts slow in 9-4 loss to SIU Edwardsville Cougars

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – A listless start left Austin Peay State University’s baseball team a deficit to deep to recover from in a 9-4 Ohio Valley Conference loss to SIU Edwardsville, Friday night at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Baseball. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nashville Sounds break loose in the fourth to get 8-6 win over Round Rock Express at First Tennessee Park

 

Snap Four-Game Losing Streak vs. Round Rock

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Behind a monster six-run fourth inning where the home team batted around, the Nashville Sounds defeated the Round Rock Express, 8-6, Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

The Express got out to an early lead in this one. Hanser Alberto dropped a bunt single and went to third via a perfectly executed hit-and-run with Tomas Telis. Alberto then scored on an RBI groundout by Michael Choice and the Sounds were trailing just minutes into the contest.

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Clarksville’s Red River Sirens vs. Marietta Derby Darlins Saturday, May 16th

 

Red River SirensClarksville, TN – The Red River Sirens next home bout is Saturday, May 16th against the Marietta Derby Darlins. Come out and catch some awesome derby action and help out our local community.

The Sirens will be taking item donations for the Montgomery County Friends of the Shelter. A portion of the proceeds of the game will also be going to the shelter.

The Red River Sirens are a non profit organization. They volunteer in the community and help out other non profits.

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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts awards Summer Research Fellowships

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – For more than 25 years, the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts has been providing students with a one-of-a-kind experience in visual arts, music, creative writing, theatre and dance.

To further the Center’s goals of fostering the next generation of creative thinkers, a trio of students was recently honored with the Center’s first-ever Undergraduate Research Fellowship.

APSU students Megan Oelgoetz, Benjamin McCormack and Conor Scruton were chosen for the inaugural fellowship, each presenting a paper outlining their passions and, if selected, the topics they would choose to explore during their fellowship. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County, City of Clarksville Joint Proclamation for National Safe Boating Week

 

National Safe Boating Week is May 16th, 2015 thru May 22nd, 2015

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – A National Safe Boating Week Proclamation signed April 8th, 2015 by Jim Durrett, Mayor of Montgomery County and Kim McMillan, Mayor of the City of Clarksville declaring May 16th thru May 22nd, 2015 a special week, as the busy season of on the water activities begin and the public participates in many water based recreational activities.

Jim Durrett, Mayor of Montgomery County and Kim McMillian,  Mayor of the City of Clarksville, standing Diane Gilman, USCG Auxiliary Flotilla Commander 082-11-07, Clarksville/Fort Campbell.

Jim Durrett, Mayor of Montgomery County and Kim McMillian, Mayor of the City of Clarksville, standing Diane Gilman, USCG Auxiliary Flotilla Commander 082-11-07, Clarksville/Fort Campbell.

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Northeast Middle School Students go to Washington D.C.

 

Northeast Middle SchoolClarksville, TN – Eight students from Northeast Middle School have qualified for the National History Day competition in Washington, D.C., in June.  NEMS had students qualify in every event, which means they each earned either 1st or 2nd place at the state level.

We are very proud of these students and we know that their projects are very strong and should do well at the National level. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU professor Edward Chester publish’s “Lifetime Work”, identifies state plants

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In January 1967, while The Rolling Stones performed on The Ed Sullivan Show and a blizzard dropped 23 inches of snow across Chicago, a young Austin Peay State University botany professor began a project that would take him nearly 50 years to complete.

Dr. Edward Chester, his suit then smelling of chalkboard dust and his dark hair pomaded in the style of Jerry Lee Lewis, sat at his desk that winter to write a comprehensive guide identifying all of Tennessee’s 2,878 vascular plants.

Dr. Edward Chester served as a contributor and primary editor for the new textbook, “Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee.” (Beth Liggett/APSU)

Dr. Edward Chester served as a contributor and primary editor for the new textbook, “Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee.” (Beth Liggett/APSU)

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Customs House Museum to exhibit Ed Nash: Exploration abstracts in May

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Artist Ed Nash brings his large-scale abstracts to the Customs House Museum for the month of May in the exhibit Ed Nash: Exploration.

The acrylic paintings seep with mysterious shapes and textured layers of neutral hues. They are at once both earthy and industrial.

"Adjudicate" by Ed Nash.

“Adjudicate” by Ed Nash.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Warrior Week Concert and Car, Truck, & Bike Show this Weekend, May 8th and 9th

 

Don’t miss the fun events this weekend in honor of Warrior Week

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Each year, the Military Affairs Committee of the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce organizes Warrior Week to honor all military personnel and their families.

The City of Clarksville is proud to show their support on Friday, May 8th, by hosting a free concert featuring award-winning, Country artists Little Texas!

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Austin Peay State University’s Osvaldo Di Paolo explores blending of Hispanic literary genres in new book

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Fictional literature has long shined a light on the times in which we live. In North America, genres like dystopia and science fiction have served as mirrors for the ills plaguing modern day society.

In Spanish literature, the genres of hardboiled, or “novela negra,” and Gothic literature have played a similarly important role – each symbolically exploring, among other things, the criminal and societal dangers in rapidly growing major South American cities such as Mexico City, Bogota and Buenos Aires.

APSU Associate Professor Dr. Osvaldo Di Paolo.

APSU Associate Professor Dr. Osvaldo Di Paolo.

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