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APSU Men’s Golf sit in Ninth at Samford Intercollegiate

 

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APSU Men's GolfBirmingham, AL – Freshman Chase Korte sits in ninth after the opening 36 holes of the Samford Intercollegiate at Greystone Golf and Country Club.

The Metropolis, Illinois native finished the opening two rounds with a two-over 146 (76-70), rolling in a team-high 24 pars to keep himself near the top of the leaderboard.

Austin Peay Men's Golf freshman Chase Korte opens Samford Intercollegiate two over par. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf freshman Chase Korte opens Samford Intercollegiate two over par. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee National Guard’s 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Deploys to Afghanistan

 

Written by SPC Lauren Ogburn
118th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – Before embarking on a year-long deployment, 36 Tennessee National Guard men and women from the 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 230th Sustainment Brigade, participated in a casing of the colors ceremony October 21st, 2017 in Humboldt, TN.

The term “Colors” refers to a command, brigade or regiment’s distinct flag that uniquely represents the command. The Casing of the Colors ceremony is a U.S. Army tradition that commemorates a unit being deactivated from a parent unit. In the case of the 30th CSSB, the ceremony represents them leaving for their deployment.

(L to R): Command Sergeant Major Michael Warren, Battalion CSM, and Lieutenant Colonel Brooke Grubb, Battalion Commander, prepare the 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion colors for casing prior to their deployment to Afghanistan during a ceremony on October 21, 2017 in Humboldt, Tenn. More than 30 personnel will provide logistical combat support to U.S. Forces in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

(L to R): Command Sergeant Major Michael Warren, Battalion CSM, and Lieutenant Colonel Brooke Grubb, Battalion Commander, prepare the 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion colors for casing prior to their deployment to Afghanistan during a ceremony on October 21, 2017 in Humboldt, Tenn. More than 30 personnel will provide logistical combat support to U.S. Forces in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

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APSU Governors Football game against Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles selected for ESPN3

 

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APSU FootballBrentwood, TN – The Saturday, November 4th football contest between Austin Peay State University and Tennessee Tech has been selected as the “Wildcard Selection” in the league’s Game of the Week football package on ESPN3.

The game will kickoff at 1:30pm CT at Tucker Stadium in Cookeville Tennessee.

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2017 APSU Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – On Saturday, October 22nd Austin Peay State University announced the 2017 APSU Homecoming Court and crowned Homecoming King and Queen on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 during halftime at the Governors football game against Southeast Missouri at Fortera Stadium.

Amber James a Healthcare Management major was crowned Homecoming Queen. James, from Memphis Tennessee, was sponsored by the Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity. She was escorted by her father Henry James.

Amber James was crowned APSU Homecoming Queen and Brandon Herbert was crowned King at the APSU Football game against Southeast Missouri, Saturday.

Amber James was crowned APSU Homecoming Queen and Brandon Herbert was crowned King at the APSU Football game against Southeast Missouri, Saturday.

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Planters Bank Presents “Hocus Pocus” at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

“Planters Bank Presents…” Film Series

Planters Bank Presents at the Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The “Planters Bank Presents…” film series to show “Hocus Pocus” this Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at the Roxy Regional Theatre at 2:00pm.

After three centuries, a trio of witches (played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy) are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts, on Halloween night — and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all.

"Planters Bank Presents to show "Hocus Pocus" on October 29th at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

“Planters Bank Presents to show “Hocus Pocus” on October 29th at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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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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