Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University art professors are often commended for inspiring students in their classrooms, but that type of praise can occasionally overshadow their skills as gifted, professional artists.
On August 25th, a new exhibit, “The Faculty Biennial,” in APSU’s Trahern Gallery will remind the community that high-caliber artists continue to work at the University.
Clarksville, TN – Ward 2 Clarksville City Councilman Deanna McLaughlin officially launched her campaign for re-election after qualifying for re-election on May 28th.
McLaughlin has represented Ward 2 on the Clarksville City Council since 2007 and was re-elected to a second term in 2010. Ward 2 was redistricted in 2011 and now extends to neighborhoods to the east and west of Fort Campbell Boulevard (US 41A), neighborhoods between Saratoga and Hillsboro roads and between Cunningham Lane and Dover Road (US 79).
September 13th workshop will train landowners to protect hemlocks from invasive pest
Nashville, TN – A small aphid-like insect has been devastating majestic hemlock trees in eastern Tennessee and the Cumberland Mountains. Treatments exist to protect these long-lived, tall evergreens. Now private landowners will have an opportunity to learn how to treat and protect their shady hemlock trees themselves.
The Tennessee Hemlock Conservation Partnership will teach the region’s private landowners how to obtain and apply the necessary chemical treatments to fight hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), the insect that threatens hemlocks. A free workshop is scheduled for Saturday, September 13th at Fall Creek Falls State Park in Van Buren County. Treatment location at park and directions will be provided to all who register for the workshop. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Tony Phillips
Washington, D.C. – NASA’s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has traversed the orbit of Neptune. This is its last major crossing en route to becoming the first probe to make a close encounter with distant Pluto on July 14th, 2015.
The sophisticated piano-sized spacecraft, which launched in January 2006, reached Neptune’s orbit — nearly 2.75 billion miles from Earth — in a record eight years and eight months. New Horizons’ milestone matches precisely the 25th anniversary of the historic encounter of NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft with Neptune on August 25th, 1989.
Jackson, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation yielded warrants that led to the arrest today of a 25-year old Benton County man, charged with first degree murder and aggravated child abuse of a seven-month-old child.
On August 22nd, 2014, at the request of 24th District Attorney Hansel McAdams, TBI Special Agents, with the assistance of deputies from the Benton County Sheriff’s Department and the Department of Children’s Services, investigated the death of Joseph Hilliard.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville’s Sean Halton Goes 2-for-3 With Team’s Lone RBI
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds (74-62) allowed a franchise-high 20 runs to the visiting Sacramento River Cats to lose 20-1 Monday night at Greer Stadium. The loss, coupled with Memphis’ 1-0 win over Fresno, gives the Redbirds a one-game lead in the division.
Sacramento racked up 24 hits, matching the most allowed by Sounds pitchers in franchise history, to hand Nashville its largest deficit in a loss this season. Each of the R-Cats batters finished with multiple hits.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Six-unit Apartment Complex Quarantined after Meth Lab found
Montgomery County, TN – A six-unit apartment complex on Baltimore Drive was quarantined today, August 25th, after agents of the 19th Judicial District Drug Task Force found a methamphetamine lab in one of the units.
Joseph Fox, 47, who gave a 1611 Baltimore Drive Apartment 5 address was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on charges of promotion of meth manufacture.
Austin Peay Sports Information Office
Clarksville, TN – Kevin Hogan, who has spent four seasons as a Division I assistant coach including the last two at William and Mary, has been named assistant men’s basketball coach at Austin Peay State University.
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Highway Department will be closing a portion of Cooper Creek Road, in the 2600 block, just south of Oakwood Road, beginning tomorrow morning.
The closure is necessary for culvert replacement.
MCHD anticipates the road reopening on Friday. Thank you for your cooperation and we apologize for any inconvenience.
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