Topic: Dickson Tn
Buchanan, TN – The 21st annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament was held in the rain Saturday, May 16th on Kentucky Lake. Boats launched from Paris Landing State Park at 6:00am. There were 212 boats registered for the event and 200 competed for the $12,000 in prize money.
The weather was clear some but mainly held to a steady rain for most of the day with periods of light drizzle. Despite the conditions, the fishermen were in high spirits at the start of the event.
APSU Sports Information
Muscle Shoals, AL – Birdies were not to be found by Austin Peay State University men’s golf team, Sunday, during the final round of the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference golf championship. As a result, the Governors were denied their ninth OVC championship.
Nashville, TN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Dickson man accused of soliciting a crime victim’s father and offering to murder his child’s killer.
On Monday, while conducting the investigation into last week’s double homicide in Dickson, TBI Agents received information that Jamey Earl Donegan had approached the family of one of the homicide victims and offered himself for hire to murder their child’s killer in exchange for money.
Hears Restructured Remediation Success Story
Cookeville, TN – Tennessee Board of Regents colleges are improving success rates for students who come to campus requiring remedial support.
Members of the Tennessee Board of Regents received the news during a report on academic initiatives at the Board’s quarterly meeting on the campus of Tennessee Tech University today.
A pilot program involving almost 1,000 students that began at nine community colleges last year helped the colleges improve students’ successful pass rate of the required freshman math course from about 10 percent to 62 percent overall, and in freshman writing from 30 percent to 74 percent. «Read the rest of this article»
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Glencoe, AL – Emily Dickinson once said “Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.” Or as Tom Watson once said, “If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.”
Chris Baker found out Tuesday exactly what Dickinson and Watson were talking about.
Clarksville & Dickson Tennessee College of Applied Technology Campuses to hold Scholarship Saturday, March 28th
Event to encourage Adults to Sign Up for Tennessee Reconnect
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Dickson and Clarksville Campuses will host an open house from 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday, March 28th, for area adults to sign up for the Tennessee Reconnect grant, a new program that allows Tennesseans to attend a technical college tuition free.
The event is designed to encourage adults to enroll in The Tennessee Reconnect program, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s initiative to provide eligible adults the opportunity to earn a diploma or certificate at a Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) free of tuition and mandatory fees.
Clarksville, TN – On Monday, March 16th, 2015, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a vehicle collision on the eastbound side of Highway 76 (Martin Luther King Jr Parkway) in between the cross streets of Bellshire Drive and Red Coat Run. A vehicle and a motorcycle collided.
The driver of the motorcycle succumbed to injuries sustained in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
The deceased motorcycle driver was 59-year-old Bruce Best. His wife, 52-year-old Lisa Best, is in critical condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. They are from Dickson, TN.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Howey-In-The-Hills, FL – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team struggles continued on the final day of the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular, Sunday, shooting a final-round 309 to end the three-day event with a 926 and an 11th-place finish.
Dickson, TN – The Rossview Lady Hawks went to Dickson County High School Monday night looking to earn a spot in the state tournament for the second year in a row. After a slow start put them at a 15-point deficit by halftime, the Lady Hawks mounted a furious comeback in the second half with a chance to win and achieve their goal.
However, the Lady Hawks comeback fell short and the Dickson County Lady Cougars won the Class AAA Sectional, 59-52.
From the tip off, almost everything went right for the Lady Cougars offensively. They scored inside and out, converting baskets from seemingly anywhere on the court.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood advisory for rain and melting snow for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee until 3:00pm CST Saturday, February 21st.
An area of low pressure will move through the lower Mississippi River and Ohio River valleys this weekend bringing widespread rain anywhere from 2 to locally 4 inches to much of mid south. The rain will fall on top of ice and snow.
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