Tuscaloosa, AL – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams will be sending junior Martin Rejman, junior Daniel Hamm, freshman Wesley Gray and fifth-year Jessica Gray to Harry Pritchett Running Park, Friday, November 13th to compete in the 2015 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Cross Country South Regional meet.
Notable Ohio Valley Conference opponents for this meet include Tennessee Tech, UT Martin, Belmont, and Jacksonville State. Significant regional opponents include Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Georgia and Mississippi.
Clarksville, TN – During a special alumni awards ceremony on Saturday, October 24th, Austin Peay State University honored six distinguished individuals as part of its 2015 Homecoming celebration.
This year’s honorees were Outstanding Service Award recipients Maggie Kulback (’77) and Mike O’Malley; Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipients Michael Wall (’00) and Chad Kimmel (’02); and Outstanding Alumni Award recipients Fred Landiss (’69) and Dr. Joe Greer (’70).
Chattanooga, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced results of a two-part operation to combat human trafficking in Tennessee. “Operation Someone Like Me” was conducted in Chattanooga during four days in September and October and is the third operation of its kind in the state between the TBI and partner agencies to help identify, investigate and prosecute trafficking and rescue victims.
With the partnership of the Chattanooga Police Department, End Slavery Tennessee, and Second Life Chattanooga, TBI Agents and intelligence analysts embarked on an undercover operation to identify potential victims of trafficking, arrest those seeking to purchase illicit sex, and learn more about the specific nuances of this type of crime. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams head east to Richmond, VA Saturday, to compete in the Cross Country Only National Invitational.
Both races will be held at Pole Green Park. The men’s five mile race will begin at 8:45am followed by the women’s 5K at 9:30am.
The men’s team is more than equipped with many formidable competitors. Leading the charge is Martin Rejman, who has been the top men’s performer in all four meets this year.
Enjoy Free Admission to the Zoo Courtesy of Cigna-HealthSpring
Nashville, TN – Older adults are invited to enjoy free admission at Nashville Zoo courtesy of Cigna-HealthSpring, Wednesday, October 7th. Adults ages 65 and older will receive a complimentary Zoo admission, parking validation and a $5.00 concessions voucher.
Senior Day activities will take place throughout the Zoo from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The young and young-at-heart can enjoy special keeper talks, rides on the Wild Animal Carousel and interactive encounters with outreach animals along the Zoo paths. Additionally, Cigna-HealthSpring and several of its local partners will be on hand at the centrally-located Jungle Terrace area to provide educational materials, offer wellness information and answer questions.
Clarksville’s Native American Cultural Circle to hold 18th Annual Intertribal Powwow at Port Royal October 10th and 11th
Clarksville, TN – The Native Cultural Circle (NCC) of Clarksville will be holding their 18th annual Intertribal Powwow on October 10th and 11th; the festivities begin around 9:00am on Saturday, and 10:00am on Sunday. The Grand Entry that officially opens each day begins around Noon. Come out and take part in a two day celebration of Native American Culture and traditions.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to help prevent rabies by distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. The annual baiting program administered by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, began in Tennessee September 25th, 2015.
“Control of raccoon rabies is vital to public health. We are pleased to be part of this important and effective program to reduce rabies in wildlife, which helps prevent transmission to people, pets and livestock,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams came blazing out of the gate to begin the 2015 season at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic, late Saturday evening at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.
The men’s team had an extraordinary evening as Martin Rejman broke the school record for the men’s four mile run (20:44.42). Rejman placed 21st out of 258 total runners, many of whom ran for high-level, competitive SEC teams such as Alabama, Mississippi State and Arkansas State.
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team looks to end its four-game road trip on a positive note as the Lady Govs travel to Mobile, AL, this weekend, to face Troy and South Alabama in the Jaguar Classic.
The Lady Govs (1-2-1) faced an uphill battle last Sunday at Ole Miss, dropping below .500 after a 5-0 defeat. The offense was slowed as the Rebels held a 24-4 shot advantage, leading to a one-sided game in the midfield. But after a solid week of training, Austin Peay’s mix of veterans and youthful talent look to bounce back over the weekend.
Nashville, TN – On Wednesday night the sold-out crowd at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN was brought to a standing ovation when four war heroes were invited onstage and presented with Henry Military Service Tribute Rifles during the Charlie Daniels’ 40th Anniversary Volunteer Jam.
Anthony Imperato, President of Henry Repeating Arms, gifted the rifles to thank the veterans for their heroic contributions to our country.
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