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Tennessee Vols travel to Columbia to face South Carolina

 

Tennessee (15-13/7-8 SEC) at South Carolina (20-8/10-5 SEC)

Saturday, February 24th, 2017 | 12:01pm CT
Columbia, SC | Colonial Life Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee begins a two-game road swing on Saturday, traveling to Columbia to face South Carolina at 12:00pm CT on SEC Network.

The Vols (15-13, 7-8 SEC) and Gamecocks (20-8, 10-5 SEC) each come into Saturday’s game looking to grab some late-season momentum. Tennessee is trying to get back on track following a 67-56 loss to Vanderbilt on Wednesday night while South Carolina aims to snap a streak of three consecutive losses.

Tennessee Vols game against South Carolina tip-offs Saturday at Colonial Life Arena at 12:00pm CT on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

Tennessee Vols game against South Carolina tip-offs Saturday at Colonial Life Arena at 12:00pm CT on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

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APSU Softball roars back in the seventh to beat Wright State, 3-2

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Softball - Austin Peay State UniversityBowling Green, KY – On Saturday afternoon at Buchanon Park, Carly Mattson‘s RBI groundout in the top of the seventh inning capped a late-inning rally by the Governors who came from two-runs down to defeat Wright State, 3-2, after falling in their opening game 7-2 to Illinois State at the Hilltopper Spring Fling Tournament.

Austin Peay Softball sophomore Carly Mattson drives in the winning run Friday night in Game 2 against Wright State. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball sophomore Carly Mattson drives in the winning run Friday night in Game 2 against Wright State. (APSU Sports Information)

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Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department’s 15th Annual Chili Supper set for this Saturday, February 25th

 

Cunningham Volunteer Fire DepartmentCunningham, TN – On Saturday, February 25th, 2017, the Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department will be having their Annual Chili Supper and cook off. It will be held from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at the Montgomery Central Middle School.

Anyone and everyone is welcome to come enjoy a bowl of chili with cornbread, crackers, drink and dessert for $6.00.

Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

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Austin Peay State University Basketball finishes season at Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

Austin Peay (10-19/6-9 OVC) at Southeast Missouri (14-16/9-6 OVC)

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 | 4:15pm CT
Cape Girardeau, MO | Show Me Center

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team brings the 2016-17 season to a close with a trip to Southeast Missouri for a 4:15pm tipoff, Saturday, in the Show Me Center.

The Govs are hoping to spoil Southeast Missouri’s home finale, Saturday. The Govs seek their second straight win in the Show Me Center and want to send out seniors Kenny Jones, John Murry and Assane Diop on a high note. 

Austin Peay Men's Basketball looks to end season strong at Southeast Missouri, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball looks to end season strong at Southeast Missouri, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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City of Clarksville to honor African American Churches Saturday

 

Saturday event will celebrate local congregations

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has proclaimed Saturday as a day to celebrate the African American Church.

“African American Churches have played a vital role in helping to make the City of Clarksville and communities across our Nation stronger by reaching out to others in need,” Clarksville Mayor McMillan says in the proclamation. “The City of Clarksville joins with all its citizens to celebrate the many contributions African American Churches have made to our City and Country.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, right, presented a proclamation honoring Clarksville’s African American Churches to The Rev. Jerry Jerkins and Naomi Jerkins before Thursday’s City Council Executive Session.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, right, presented a proclamation honoring Clarksville’s African American Churches to The Rev. Jerry Jerkins and Naomi Jerkins before Thursday’s City Council Executive Session.

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APSU Women’s Basketball looks to secure OVC Tournament bid at Southeast Missouri

 

Austin Peay (13-15/7-8 OVC) vs. Southeast Missouri (13-15/7-8 OVC)

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 | 2:00pm CT
Cape Girardeau, MO | Show Me Center

APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityCape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team completes its regular season schedule, 2:00pm, Saturday at Southeast Missouri, with a win guaranteeing a spot in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament field.

The Governors (13-15, 7-8 OVC) enter the final weekend in a five-way tie for fourth place, with the top eight teams advancing to the tourney beginning on March 1st.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball finishes regular season at Southeast Missouri with OVC Tournament in sight. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball finishes regular season at Southeast Missouri with OVC Tournament in sight. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University names Dr. Janice Crews as new APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts director

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a cool evening in early February, dozens of people hurried across the Austin Peay State University campus to hear a lecture in the Trahern Building by Hollywood visual effects artist Colie Wertz.

The event, co-sponsored by the APSU Department of Art and Design and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA), attracted attendees from across Clarksville, interested in hearing from a man who’d worked on films such as “Captain America: Civil War,” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”

Dr. Janice Crews named APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts director.

Dr. Janice Crews named APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts director.

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Fort Campbell Soldier Sgt. Chase Rapp saves Indiana citizen’s life

 

Written Staff Sgt. Kimberly Lessmeister
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

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

Fort Campbell, KY – The suicide crash

While driving down a road he hadn’t frequented in nearly three years, Sgt. Chase Rapp, a human resource noncommissioned officer with 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and his girlfriend encountered a truck that had crashed into a utility pole.

Rapp slowed down to ask onlookers if everything was okay. “Well, we think so,” was the not-so-reassuring response.

Sgt. Chase Rapp, a human resource noncommissioned officer with 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., holds his personal medical bag Feb. 22, on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The bag houses equipment he used to save the life of a man who had crashed his car Jan. 28 in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. (Staff Sgt. Kimberly Lessmeister/ 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs Office)

Sgt. Chase Rapp, a human resource noncommissioned officer with 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., holds his personal medical bag Feb. 22, on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The bag houses equipment he used to save the life of a man who had crashed his car Jan. 28 in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. (Staff Sgt. Kimberly Lessmeister/ 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs Office)

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APSU Department of Theatre and Dance presents 11th Annual Spring Dance Concert

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The APSU Department of Theatre and Dance opened its production of the 11th Annual Spring Dance Concert on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017.

This year’s production features dance works choreographed by APSU faculty, students and Laurie Goux, a guest artist who completed a residency in Afro-Caribbean dance technique.

APSU presents 11th Annual Spring Dance Concert now through February 26th.

APSU presents 11th Annual Spring Dance Concert now through February 26th.

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Planters Bank Presents to feature Singing in the Rain at the Roxy Regional Theatre this Sunday, February 26th

 

“Planters Bank Presents…” Film Series

Planters Bank Presents at the Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The “Planters Bank Presents…” film series next movie is one of the most-loved and celebrated films in history, “Singing in the Rain”. This movie will be shown this Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at the Roxy Regional Theatre at 2:00pm.

Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in Singin’ in the Rain, one of the greatest and most successful musicals ever filmed – filled with memorable songs, lavish routines and Kelly’s fabulous song-and-dance number performed in the rain.

"Planters Bank Presents..." film series to show "Singing in the Rain" this Sunday at Roxy Regional Theatre.

“Planters Bank Presents…” film series to show “Singing in the Rain” this Sunday at Roxy Regional Theatre.

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