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Fort Defiance to host “Sevier Days” pre-Civil War event

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, is excited to present “Sevier Days,” an 18th century, pre-Civil War event, Saturday, September 27th, 2014 from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

This event will focus on the historical frontier and colonial period of Clarksville and will feature reenactors, flintlock musket firing demonstrations, a flint knapper making Indian arrowheads, and an authentic blacksmith operation and frontier camp life.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Rossview Hawks run game shreds Stratford Spartans’ defense in 55-12 blowout victory

 

Rossview High School HawksClarksville, TN – Rossview High School’s running attack went through, around and over the Stratford High School defense, Friday, September 12th, with the Hawks totaling 505 yards on the ground in a 55-12 blowout victory over the Spartans.

Isaiah Johnson would lead the way for Rossview (2-2), with the senior running back finished the night with 251 yards on 18 carries – including touchdown runs of 43- and 4-yards.

In fact, his 43-yard run for a score — for a 6-0 lead — was the first touchdown of the night for the Hawks, which came on their second drive of the game after the defense had forced a punt by the Spartans from their eight-yard line.

Rossview dominates Stratford 52-12. (Michael Rios - Clarksville Sports Network)

Rossview dominates Stratford 52-12. (Michael Rios – Clarksville Sports Network)

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Northeast Eagles Shutout in Home Opener by Smyrna Bulldogs 44-0

 

Northeast High School EaglesClarksville, TN – After opening the season with three straight road losses, the Northeast Eagles football team were hoping to turn things around at their home opener against the Smyrna Bulldogs Friday night.

However, the Bulldogs proved the proverb, “The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry,” applies to Eagles as well.

They shutout the Eagles 44-0.

Northeast Eagles shutout by Smyrna in home opener. (Michael Rios - Clarksville Sports Network)

Northeast Eagles shutout by Smyrna in home opener. (Michael Rios – Clarksville Sports Network)

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U.S. Senate Passes Legislation Co-sponsored by Lamar Alexander to Improve Emergency Medical Care for More than 600,000 Tennessee Children Every Year

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee) announced that the Senate unanimously passed the Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act, legislation he cosponsored to improve emergency medical services for more than 600,000 Tennessee children every year.

This year, the National Pediatric Readiness Assessment ranked Tennessee highest among all states in the ability of its hospital emergency departments to take care of children with emergency conditions.

Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

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NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover reaches Mount Sharp inside Gale Crater

 

Written by Guy Webster / DC Agle
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has reached the Red Planet’s Mount Sharp, a Mount-Rainier-size mountain at the center of the vast Gale Crater and the rover mission’s long-term prime destination.

“Curiosity now will begin a new chapter from an already outstanding introduction to the world,” said Jim Green, director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington. “After a historic and innovative landing along with its successful science discoveries, the scientific sequel is upon us.”

This image from NASA's Mars Curiosity rover shows the "Amargosa Valley," on the slopes leading up to Mount Sharp on Mars. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)

This image from NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover shows the “Amargosa Valley,” on the slopes leading up to Mount Sharp on Mars. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer loses hard fought match to Ole Miss Rebels 2-0

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team took some positive steps Friday night against Ole Miss. Despite coming away on the wrong side of a 2-0 decision, the Lady Govs showed poise and toughness against an experienced Rebel squad picked to finish ninth in the Southeastern Conference preseason coaches poll.

Austin Peay Soccer falls to SEC foe Ole Miss 2-0.

Austin Peay Soccer falls to SEC foe Ole Miss 2-0.

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Fort Campbell ACS Employment Readiness Program offers USAJOBS Prep

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Navigating the USAJOBS website and using the USAJOBS Application Manager can be confusing. If you don’t know what questions to ask – you can’t find the answers you need.

Let Army Community Service (ACS) Employment Readiness Program (ERP) help you learn how to use USAJOBS. ACS ERP is offering a free USAJOBS Prep workshop on several dates for your convenience. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Volleyball falls to Western Michigan Broncos in 4 sets

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBowling Green, KY - Outside hitters Jada Stotts and Christina White combined for 29 kills, but Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team fell victim to too many errors in a four-set loss (25-21, 11-25, 14-25, 15-25) to Western Michigan, Friday, at the Holiday Inn University Plaza Invitational at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball falls to Western Michigan at WKU Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball falls to Western Michigan at WKU Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Gas and Water announces Richview Road Lane Closure Planned

 

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water plans to close Richview Road to one lane between Sequoia Drive and Sentinel Drive on Saturday, September 13th, 2014, from 7:00am until 3:30pm for natural gas line maintenance work.

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball lose to No. 8 Purdue in hard fought game

 

Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBowling Green, KY – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team put forth a valiant effort but fell in three sets (23-25, 17-25, 14-25) to No. 8 Purdue, Friday afternoon, in the opening match of the Holiday Inn University Plaza Invitational at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Austin Peay freshman Christina White led Lady Govs Volleyball with 10 kills against No. 8 Purdue. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay freshman Christina White led Lady Govs Volleyball with 10 kills against No. 8 Purdue. (APSU Sports Information)

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