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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, TNECD Announce LG Electronics to Locate New U.S. Manufacturing Operations in Montgomery County

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, the Department of Economic and Community Development and LG Electronics Inc. officials today announced the company will build a new home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville.

The global manufacturer, with headquarters in South Korea, is a leader in appliances, electronics and mobile devices. LG will invest $250 million in the facility, creating at least 600 new jobs in Montgomery County. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces LG facility to be built in Montgomery County.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces LG facility to be built in Montgomery County.

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Dre Gleason drives in career-high 7 RBIs in APSU Baseball’s rout of Middle Tennessee

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team first baseman Dre Gleason had four hits and a career-high seven RBI, leading the Governors to a 21-8 rout of Middle Tennessee, Tuesday night at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Trailing by a run entering the bottom of the first, Austin Peay (5-3) wasted little time getting its offense in gear.

Austin Peay Baseball's Dre Gleason has seven RBIs against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Tuesday night at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball’s Dre Gleason has seven RBIs against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Tuesday night at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball’s Josh Robinson selected first-team All-OVC

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team junior guard Josh Robinson has been named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference via a vote of league coaches and sports information directors.

A St. Louis native, Robinson averaged 20.3 points per game—the first Governor since Drake Reed (2008-09) to average 20 per contest for an entire season—to finish third in the league.

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101st Airborne Soldiers take part in live tissue training at Vanderbilt University

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Nashville, TN – Vanderbilt provided two cadavers, a male and a female, on which the Soldiers applied first aid bandages and tourniquets and conducted needle decompression procedures, emergency airway procedures, and surgical procedures.

The training event allowed Soldiers to understand how the body operates by conducting real life surgical and emergency procedures on the bodies, said Sgt. 1st Class Charles E. Miller, the medical operations noncommissioned officer in charge for the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division.

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) pose for a group photo, Jan. 10, 2017, after conducting cadaver laboratory live tissue training at Vanderbilt’s Center for Experiential Learning and Assessment in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt provided two cadavers on which the Soldiers conducted real life emergency and surgical producers. (Courtesy photo)

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) pose for a group photo, Jan. 10, 2017, after conducting cadaver laboratory live tissue training at Vanderbilt’s Center for Experiential Learning and Assessment in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt provided two cadavers on which the Soldiers conducted real life emergency and surgical producers. (Courtesy photo)

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Thunderstorms, possibly Severe to move across Clarksville-Montgomery County tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville Tennessee reports a line of showers and thunderstorms, with some of the thunderstorms reaching strong to severe thresholds, may approach and move through the Clarksville-Montgomery County area and the Tennessee River Valley Region late tonight.

With any strong to severe thunderstorms that do occur, damaging winds will be the main concern, although large hail, brief heavy rainfall resulting in localized minor flooding, and the formation of a few tornadoes can not totally be ruled out.

Thunderstorms, with some reaching strong to severe levels, to move across Clarksville-Montgoery County Tuesday night.

Thunderstorms, with some reaching strong to severe levels, to move across Clarksville-Montgoery County Tuesday night.

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Trip to Middle Tennessee next for APSU Softball

 

Austin Peay at Middle Tennessee

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 | 5:00pm CT
Murrfreesboro, TN | Blue Raider Softball Field

APSU Softball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – On Wednesday afternoon, Austin Peay State University’s softball team will make the short drive down Interstate 24 to face Middle Tennessee in a 5:00pm single game at Blue Raider Softball Field.

The contest is the 52th all-time meeting between the Governors (5-4) and the Blue Raiders (8-5) dating back to their first meeting on March 11th, 1993, the eighth-most played series in APSU history, with the Govs trailing in the series 34-17, including a 19-5 mark in games played in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Austin Peay Softball travels to Middle Tennessee for a 5:00pm, Wednesday afternoon game. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball travels to Middle Tennessee for a 5:00pm, Wednesday afternoon game. (APSU Sports Information)

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Rivers and Spires Festival gives you a chance to meet Montgomery Gentry, for King & Country and Drowning Pool

 

Clarksville Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, the Rivers and Spires Festival invites you to enter to win a chance to meet award winning country music duo Montgomery Gentry before they take the Public Square stage.

For your chance to win, go online to www.riversandspires.com/win

Submit your information to be entered to win the opportunity to meet the country artists with two meet and greet tickets.

Montgomery Gentry to headline the 2017 Rivers and Spires Festival.

Montgomery Gentry to headline the 2017 Rivers and Spires Festival.

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APSU’s Tearra Banks named 2016-17 OVC Player of the Year

 

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APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN –  Tearra Banks challenged herself in the offseason entering her final season at Austin Peay State University, gaining motivation to get in shape and become a full-time impact player. She logged countless hours conditioning, knowing this would be her year to develop into a leader and role model.

The transformation from then to now is evident. Banks has been nearly unstoppable throughout this season, averaging 19.3 points and eight rebounds per game, while ranking among the NCAA Division I elite in field goal percentage (60.5 percent) and field goals made (231).

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Acuff Circle of Excellence announces Ovation Award winners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A major financial supporter of Austin Peay State University, whose contributions to the arts at the school, are legion. A founding member of the Downtown Artists Co-op and the Friends of Photography, who also is an accomplished artist.

A civic organization that keeps the Southern heritage of fiddling alive. And, a company that has consistently supported the arts, in addition to a multitude of other community endeavors for many years.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum March 2017 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in February at the Museum are: Radnor Lake: The Photography of Lisa Ernst, Marilyn Murphy: Short Stories, Chris Hornsby: Fracture, Forward March, A Fine Note, and Spring Break Model Trains.

Forward March at the Customs House Museum

Forward March at the Customs House Museum

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