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APSU Tennis Govs play solid in 4-3 OVC win over Eastern Illinois

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – APSU men’s tennis team wrapped up a successful Easter weekend, Saturday, earning its second win of 2016 with a 4-3 decision over Eastern Illinois at the Foy Fitness Center Courts.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Softball comes up short in both loses to Eastern Kentucky

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSURichmond, KY – Austin Peay State University’s softball team had its two biggest scoring innings of the day in its last at bat, Saturday, at Gertrude Hood Field, but both rallies came up short against the Ohio Valley Conference co-leader Eastern Kentucky in 3-2 and 8-4 finals.

APSU Lady Govs Softball. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Lady Govs Softball. (APSU Sports Information)

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Kyle Blackburn powers APSU Baseball to 16-11 win over Murray State Racers

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Senior outfielder Kyle Blackburn had four hits and four RBI to pace an Austin Peay State University baseball team that pounded out 20 hits in a 16-11 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Murray State, Saturday afternoon at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Baseball's Kyle Blackburn smacks four hits and pushes four across the plate in 15-11 win over Murray State Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball’s Kyle Blackburn smacks four hits and pushes four across the plate in 15-11 win over Murray State Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police reports shots fired at Palms Bar and Grill

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Today, March 26th, 2016 at 2:34am, Clarksville police officers responded to a shots fired call at Palms Bar and Grill at 240 Tiny Town Road.

Two individuals had minor injuries from broken glass and four vehicles were damaged, due to gunfire. Detective Christy Arwood and District 1 CI are following multiple leads in the case.

There is no further information at this time.

Clarksville police officers answer shots fired called at Palms Bar and Grill early Saturday morning.

Clarksville police officers answer shots fired called at Palms Bar and Grill early Saturday morning.

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AAA reports Older Drivers Who Fall at Higher Risk for Crash

 

History of Falling increases Crash Risk by 40 Percent among Older Drivers

AAAKnoxville, TN – Older drivers with a history of falling are 40 percent more likely to be involved in crashes than their peers, according to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Falls limit an older drivers’ ability to function behind the wheel and can make driving risky for themselves and others on the road. These findings are important since annually a record 12 million older adults will experience a fall.

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APSU Lady Govs Golf to play in Saluki Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCarbondale, IL – APSU women’s golf team will seek to continue its spring improvement when by heading to the Prairie State to participate in the Saluki Invitational, Sunday and Monday, at the Hickory Ridge Golf Course.

Austin Peay Women's Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s Focus Act passes House

 

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – After much debate, the House passed out the Focus Act, one of the Tennessee Governor’s initiatives in his Drive to 55 program.

The FOCUS Act, which is part of Governor Bill Haslam’s legislative priorities, includes: A sharpened focus by Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) on the state’s 13 community and 27 technical colleges;

Creation of local boards for Austin Peay State University, East Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University and the University of Memphis;

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Oh, To Live by the Sea exhibit at Clarksville’s Customs House Museum

 

Hook Rugs Showcase the Joy of the Ocean

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council will present this April a national traveling exhibit of 12 works by fiber artists, including a piece by Clarksvillian Tamara Long.

Inspired by the last line of the poem “Sea Joy” by Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, “Oh—To live by the sea is my only wish,” these works range from traditional representations of lobster shacks, fishing boats, sea gulls and beach vacations to more abstract representations of sea, sky, shells and sand.
Since she lives in land-locked Tennessee, Long’s hooked rug is a collage of images from her vacations by the sea.

Clarksvillian Tamara Long’s hooked rug is a collage of images from her vacations by the sea.

Clarksvillian Tamara Long’s hooked rug is a collage of images from her vacations by the sea.

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Student Volunteers Learn Life Lessons

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Behind the scenes at the Rivers and Spires Festival, hundreds of volunteers invest time and energy into keeping the festival clean, safe and fun for all attendees.

In 2015, more than 300 local high school students volunteered their time in Rivers and Spires’ Family Fun Zone and Toddler Town areas. In all, the students logged nearly 900 hours of service time.

Two of the participating schools were selected to win last the Mayor’s Volunteer Cup Trophy in 2015 based on service hours, student participation, and attitude.

Northwest High School Vikings Football team.

Northwest High School Vikings Football team.

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Austin Peay State University Tennis nabs 4-3 win over SIU Edwardsville

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team earned its first victory of 2016, Friday, a 4-3 nod over SIU Edwardsville at the Foy Fitness Center Courts.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

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