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APSU Baseball announces 16-man incoming class

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A 16-man recruiting class will join Austin Peay State University’s baseball team for the 2017 season, the team announced in conjunction with the opening day of classes, Monday.

The Governors incoming class will be its largest in program history – topping the 14 added to the roster for the 2014 season.

Austin Peay Governors Baseball releases names of incoming class. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Baseball releases names of incoming class. (APSU Sports Information)

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Votes for Women 100th Anniversary Commemoration

 

Votes for Women Memories Wanted

Women's SuffarageClarksville, TN – Tennesseans changed the nation August 26th, 1920 by ratifying the 19th Amendment to the U.S Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although there were ardent advocates both for and against ratification, little is known about local activities and organizations on either side.

Do you know family or community stories of events or individuals involved in this major social and political change? A story about that first vote your grandmother or her mother cast? What people thought would change once women voted? What did change? They are valuable memories that deserve to be preserved and without delay.

Clarksville Women's Suffrage. Constance Rudolph, in dark suit, front row, right, is the only person identified. (Montgomery County Archives)

Clarksville Women’s Suffrage. Constance Rudolph, in dark suit, front row, right, is the only person identified. (Montgomery County Archives)

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2016 APSU Governors Gauntlet to raise money for Military Alumni Scholarship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In honor of the military students and their families, the 2016 APSU Governors Gauntlet will benefit the APSU Military Alumni Chapter Scholarship Endowment.

In 2015, Austin Peay and CrossFit Clarksville came together to provide an incredible backdrop for a one-of-a-kind team competition. With $12,000 raised for the APSU Military Scholarship Fund, they are excited to be back at it again in 2016.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Mutual Drive Water Outage

 

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Mutual Drive from Parkside Drive to the dead end to repair a water main leak.

Area residents may also experience low water pressure during the work.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports North Ford Street Closed for Water Main Work

 

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed a section of North Ford Street from E. Street to Rainbow Street for water main line maintenance.

Motorists will be detoured to E. Street and Market Street to avoid the work zone.

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Dunbar Cave’s Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival Fun for All

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Dunbar Cave State Park at 401 Old Dunbar Cave Road held its Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival on Saturday with numerous events for the family.

From 9:00am to 11:00am and again from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, hummingbirds were banded by Cyndi Routledge, a master bander who has completed the five-year course taught by the Department of the Interior.

Information gathered at the banding is sent to Laurel, Maryland where a huge data base on hummingbirds is located under the auspices of the United States Geological Survey.

Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival was held Saturday at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival was held Saturday at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

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Instant Peay Play: Fast start to season bodes well for APSU Women’s Soccer

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s women’s soccer team got off to a 2-0 start this past weekend, to open its 2016 season, and if history holds suit the Governors are now their way to a winning season.

In the program’s 15-year history, the Govs have only had three seasons — prior to this one — where they’ve open play with at least back-to-back wins; with the others coming in the 2010, 2011 and 2013 seasons.

In the 2011 and 2013 seasons, the Govs opened their respective campaigns with 3-0 starts on their way to 9-8-1 and 11-6-2 records.

Austin Peay Soccer has opened the 2016 seasons with two straight wins. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Soccer has opened the 2016 seasons with two straight wins. (APSU Sports Information)

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TFWC announces Elk Hunt Winners, Commercial Fishing Proposals at August Meeting

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRACrossville, TN – The participants in Tennessee’s 2016 elk hunt were announced at the August meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission which concluded Friday. The TFWC was also presented a preview of next year’s 2016-17 proposed commercial fishing regulations, and update on recommendations for cervid deer carcass importations as they pertain to states with chronic wasting disease (CWD).

Tennessee began its elk hunt in 2009 with the participants selected from a computer draw. At its May meeting, the TFWC approved the addition of an archery only elk hunt which will be held October 3rd-7th.

TWRA Elk Hunts to take place October 3rd - 7th and October 17th - 21st.

TWRA Elk Hunts to take place October 3rd – 7th and October 17th – 21st.

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NASA conducts successful test of RS-25 Rocket Engine to be used for Journey to Mars

 

NASA’s Stennis Space Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationBay St. Louis, MS – NASA engineers successfully conducted a development test of the RS-25 rocket engine Thursday, August 18th at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The RS-25 will help power the core stage of the agency’s new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket for the journey to Mars.

A variety of NASA officials and contractor representatives, as well as social and traditional media members, gathered to watch the 420-second test of RS-25 engine No. 0528. NASA is developing the SLS to send humans further into deep space than they have ever traveled, including on the journey to Mars.

On Thursday, August 18th, NASA tested the RS-25 rocket engine. The rocket will be the core power for NASA's Space Launch System for the Journey to Mars. (NASA)

On Thursday, August 18th, NASA tested the RS-25 rocket engine. The rocket will be the core power for NASA’s Space Launch System for the Journey to Mars. (NASA)

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Nashville Sounds blast Omaha Storm Chasers Sunday 13-7

 

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NB – The Nashville Sounds plated four runs in the seventh and eighth innings in route to their 13-7 win Sunday afternoon over the Omaha Storm Chasers at Werner Park.

For the second consecutive day, Jaycob Brugman and Josh Rodriguez led the Sounds to a win over the Storm Chasers. Brugman would go 4-for-5 with a home run and three RBI and Rodriguez would club two homers in a 2-for-5 outing. Brugman’s four-hit night is his sixth four-hit game of the season with the Sounds.

Nashville Sounds Club 18 Hits In 13-7 Win Over Omaha Storm Chasers.

Nashville Sounds Club 18 Hits In 13-7 Win Over Omaha Storm Chasers.

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