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Tennessee State Veterinarian Issues Poultry Health Advisory

 

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The state veterinarian for Tennessee is urging all poultry owners to take extra precautions to protect their flocks from illness.

“We are working to protect the poultry population from exposure to avian influenza,” State Veterinarian Dr. Charles Hatcher said. “The best way to protect your birds is to increase your biosecurity measures and particularly, to keep your birds at home for now.”

H7N9 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) detected at a commercial poultry farm in Lincoln County, Tennessee on March 4th.

H7N9 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) detected at a commercial poultry farm in Lincoln County, Tennessee on March 4th.

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Errors costly in APSU Baseball’s loss to #24 Tennessee Vols

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityKnoxville, TN – Austin Peay State University baseball first baseman Dre Gleason had three hits and four RBI, but a short-staffed Governors squad could not hold its early lead in an 18-4 loss to nationally-ranked Tennessee, Wednesday afternoon, at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

Austin Peay (9-7) grabbed the early lead thanks to Gleason’s bat as he hit a two-out, three-run home run in the first inning to push the Govs out to a 3-0 lead.

Austin Peay Baseball falls Wednesday afternoon to #24 Tennessee Vols, 18-4. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball falls Wednesday afternoon to #24 Tennessee Vols, 18-4. (APSU Sports Information)

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Freeze Warning in effect for Clarksville-Montgomery County tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee tonight, Wednesday, March 15th, after 9:00pm CT. Sensitive plants should be protected.

The freeze warning will remain in effect until 10:00am CDT, Thursday.

Northwesterly flow aloft and a surface high over Middle Tennessee has ushered in a very cold air mass.

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Acuff Circle honors Evans Harvill during annual Ovation Awards

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – More than 100 arts supporters from Clarksville and Nashville gathered at the Customs House Museum to honor philanthropist Evans Harvill for his long years of promoting arts at Austin Peay State University and in the community, as he received a top arts award.

Eight others were recognized at the same event, the annual Ovation Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence. The celebration calls attention to outstanding contributions of the arts in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

 The Circle is the patron society of the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, and it works to advance arts and culture in Clarksville and Montgomery County.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year's Ovation Awards.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year’s Ovation Awards.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Patricia Drive Water Outage

 

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Patricia Drive to repair a water main. Area residents may experience low water pressure during the work.

The road is open to traffic.

The work is anticipated to be finished and water service restored by approximately 5:00pm.

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Tennessee Future Stars annual Tennessee-Kentucky games to be held in Clarksville

 

7th and 8th grade games to bring 5,880 people and $3.4 million economic impact

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – On the heels of announcing that the city will host the 2017 Toyota East West All-Star Classic, Visit Clarksville officials have landed another state-wide football event for 2017. The Tennessee Future Stars will host their annual Tennessee-Kentucky games for seventh and eighth graders in Clarksville on June 17th at Austin Peay State University’s Fortera Stadium.

“We are excited to host another major football event here in Clarksville at Austin Peay,” said Visit Clarksville Executive Director Theresa Harrington. “I can’t emphasize enough how important the upgrades to Fortera Stadium and the cooperation of the APSU athletic staff have been to recruiting football events.”

APSU's Fortera Stadium

APSU’s Fortera Stadium

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APSU announces dual enrollment partnership with Dickson County School System

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University  is partnering with the Dickson County School System to provide an opportunity for high school students from both Creek Wood and Dickson County High Schools to take college courses at a central Dickson County location.

Students would attend college classes taught by APSU faculty in the morning at the central location and return to their respective high school for lunch and afternoon classes.

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Section of Riverview Drive Closed

 

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed a section of Riverview Drive from Olney Street to Lookout Drive to repair water service lines.

Traffic will be redirected to Olney Street and Lookout Drive during the work.

The service line repair is anticipated to be finished by approximately 2:00pm.

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Applications now being accepted for 2017 Clarksville Downtown Market

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Downtown Market is accepting applications for vendors for its 2017 season, which begins May 20th and runs through October 14th.

The 2017 market season will be from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturdays in downtown Clarksville on Public Square. Since its opening in 2009, the Clarksville Downtown Market has been voted the number one farmers’ market in Tennessee every year!

The Clarksville Downtown Market is seeking vendors of all types. Sellers of local produce, dairy, honey, flowers, cheeses, meats, food products, baked goods/breads, and artisan items are strongly encouraged to apply, but all applicants will be considered. All items must be handmade, homegrown or gathered by the seller or family members.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Austin Peay State University repurposes programs and building in response to area’s needs

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has retooled its engineering technology program Over the last year and is in the process of repurposing its Technology Building (formerly the Hemlock Semiconductor Building), to meet the growing manufacturing needs of the state.

Engineering technology students work in the classroom at the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

Engineering technology students work in the classroom at the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

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