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AAA says Tennessee Gas Prices Fall 4 Cents

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County continues to have some of the Highest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAANashville, TN Gas prices keep falling in the southeast. Tennessee gas prices dropped another 4 cents during the past week. The state average has declined the last 42 consecutive days for a total of 32 cents. 

Gas prices are averaging $2.27 cents in Tennessee. Despite the recent downward trend, the state average remains 13 cents higher than pre-Hurricane Harvey levels. The metro areas with the largest weekly discounts in the state were in Cleveland (-10 cents), Chattanooga (-9 cents), and Kingsport-Bristol (-5 cents). 

Gas Prices Falling, Still 18 Cents Higher than Pre-Harvey. (AAA)

Gas Prices Falling, Still 18 Cents Higher than Pre-Harvey. (AAA)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation, Altra Federal Credit Union to host Fright on Franklin this Saturday

 

Family-friendly trick-or-treating event October 28th will be safe but frightful

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation has partnered with Altra Federal Credit Union for this year’s Fright on Franklin event from 3:00pm-6:00pm Saturday, October 28th, 2017 in downtown Clarksville.

Fright on Franklin is a free, family-friendly event featuring safe trick-or-treating, a hayride, costume contests, and more in historic downtown Clarksville. Follow the screams (of delight) to an afternoon of frighteningly fun Halloween-themed activities.

Fright on Franklin

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2Rivers Paint-Out artists paint Clarksville en plein air

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Artists from around Middle Tennessee took advantage of the lovely weather this past weekend as they painted scenes of Clarksville’s downtown and river district in the fourth annual 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out.

The paint-out culminated with an awards reception, exhibition and sales of work produced through the weekend at the Tree of Life Center.

Tiffany Foss on Franklin Street.

Tiffany Foss on Franklin Street.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football continues to be one of nation’s best turnaround stories

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Another week, another big win for the Austin Peay State University Governors football team, the same team that after ending the longest losing streak in the nation earlier this season has continued to build as one of the nation’s best turnarounds in the NCAA in 2017.

This past Saturday, October 21st, the Govs (5-3, 4-1 OVC) defeated Southeast Missouri, 38-31, at Fortera Stadium to not only pick up a homecoming victory for its fans and alumni, but its fifth victory of the season – marking just the fourth time by an APSU football team has reached at least five victories in a campaign since 1991.

Austin Peay freshman quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall rushes for a touchdown against Southeast Missouri Saturday at Fortera Stadium.

Austin Peay freshman quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall rushes for a touchdown against Southeast Missouri Saturday at Fortera Stadium.

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NASA teams with Google to produce Mars VR experience

 

Written by Andrew Good
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – When NASA scientists want to follow the path of the Curiosity rover on Mars, they can don a mixed-reality headset and virtually explore the Martian landscape.

Starting today, everyone can get a taste of what that feels like. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, collaborated with Google to produce Access Mars, a free immersive experience. It’s available for use on all desktop and mobile devices and virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) headsets. That includes mobile-based virtual reality devices on Apple and Android.

Access Mars allows any member of the public to explore the discoveries of NASA's Curiosity rover. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Access Mars allows any member of the public to explore the discoveries of NASA’s Curiosity rover. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf travels to Birmingham for Samford Intercollegiate

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's GolfClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf kicks off its penultimate fall tournament Monday in Birmingham, Alabama’s Greystone Golf and Country Club, site of the two-day Samford Intercollegiate.

The teams will play two rounds Monday, beginning with a shotgun start at 9:00am, and a single round Tuesday, with tee times beginning at 8:30am.

Austin Peay Men's Golf begin fall with Samford Intercollegiate, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf begin fall with Samford Intercollegiate, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Golf finishes in Top Five at Winthrop Intercollegiate

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's GolfRock Hill, SC – A solid final 18 holes, particularly from freshman Riley Cooper, pulled Austin Peay State University women’s golf into fifth at the Winthrop Intercollegiate at Rock Hill Country Club.

Austin Peay’s 627 (315-312) put the Govs two shots up on UNC Asheville (629) for top-five honors.

Austin Peay Women's Golf has solid final round at Winthrop Intercollegiate Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Golf has solid final round at Winthrop Intercollegiate Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Soccer punches ticket to OVC Tournament with win over Morehead State

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In a must-win game, Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team scored twice in the second half to defeat Morehead State in the regular season finale to go unbeaten at home for the first time in program history.

APSU Women's Soccer beats Morehead State 2-0 at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Women’s Soccer beats Morehead State 2-0 at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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American Red Cross calls for blood donors before the holiday season

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter.

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, many regular donors delay giving due to holiday activities and travel. This often decreases the amount of donated blood available for patients.

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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APSU Football’s Jeremiah Oatsvall and Kentel Williams earn OVC honors

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU FootballBrentwood, TNKentel Williams was selected as the adidas® OVC Offensive Player of the Week, while Jeremiah Oatsvall was tabbed as the adidas® OVC Newcomer of the Week, as both representatives of the Austin Peay State University football team were honored for their play in Saturday night’s 38-31 victory over Southeast Missouri.

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