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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball releases 2016 Fall Schedule

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – The countdown to the 2016 Austin Peay State University volleyball team season opener began Friday when head coach Taylor Mott revealed the dates for the program’s fall schedule.

In 142 days, the Governors volleyball team will open the season, August 26th-27th, in Johnson City, TN when it competes at East Tennessee’s tournament alongside Troy, USC Upstate and host East Tennessee.

Austin Peay Volleyball 2016 Schedule revealed. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball 2016 Schedule revealed. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Strawberries may have to Take Cover to avoid Frost

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Tennessee’s much anticipated strawberry crop will be ready for picking in the next two or three weeks. However, between now and harvest, if current forecasts hold, those berries may have to “take cover” several times to avoid frost damage.

Tennessee weather is predictably unpredictable. It may be spring, but Tennessee typically experiences a few more winter-like periods—called blackberry winter and dogwood winter—before the average late April last-freeze date has passed.

Strawberry Crops will be ready for picking the next few weeks.

Strawberry Crops will be ready for picking the next few weeks.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Finds Life-Saving Success through Partnerships

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Partnerships are the cornerstone of Tennessee’s success in combating fire fatalities. The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO), a division of the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI), encourages clubs, charitable and fraternal organizations, and other community-focused groups across the state to consider joining forces with our lifesaving team.

“The State Fire Marshal’s Office is on a mission to reduce Tennessee fire injuries and fatalities, and we’re not alone,” said Gary West, TDCI Deputy Commissioner for Fire Prevention.  “Local fire departments and organizations like the Red Cross are outstanding partners that share the common goal of preventing fire loss, but there’s room for more advocates and even more progress.”

Smoke Alarm

Smoke Alarm

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors facing Kansas, history in NCAA Tournament

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – After making a history-making run through the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament last week, Austin Peay State University’s men’s basketball team will have to face a history making challenge once again in the NCAA Tournament.

The Governors (18-17) were the first eighth-seed to win the OVC Tournament championship, winning four games in four days, but now a bigger undertaking awaits them as a 16-seed and having to go up against the NCAA Tournament’s overall number-one seed Kansas (30-4).

Austin Peay Governors pose for a group photo following the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Austin Peay Governors pose for a group photo following the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Heroin, Buprenorphine Drug Busts on the Rise in Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse ServicesNashville, TN – Tennessee’s nearly half-decade long effort, dedicated to limiting easy access to prescription pain medications and similar opioid-based narcotics, has been successful.

Since 2012 the state has seen a steady decline in the use and abuse of these substances commonly prescribed by family physicians. 2015 drug seizure data from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) shows a significant drop in law enforcement confiscations of prescription opioids, ie: pain pills.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) shows a significant drop in law enforcement confiscations of prescription opioids, ie: pain pills.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) shows a significant drop in law enforcement confiscations of prescription opioids, ie: pain pills.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports First Case of Zika Virus Disease in Tennessee

 

TDH Urges Residents & Travelers to Have Heightened Awareness about Protection Strategies

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health today has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the first person in the state to test positive for Zika virus disease. The individual had recently traveled to South America before returning to east Tennessee.

“We have been expecting an imported case of Zika virus disease and we believe more infections are likely as people travel to and from areas where the disease is currently being transmitted,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.

Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon.

Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon.

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball travels to Morehead State Eagles, Wednesday

 

Austin Peay (5-13/3-2 OVC) at Morehead State (7-12/1-4 OVC)

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 | 5:00pm (CT)
Morehead, KY | Johnson Arena

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMorehead, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team closes its three-game Ohio Valley Conference road trip with a 5:00pm (CT), Wednesday contest against Morehead State at Johnson Arena.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball complete road trip with visit to Morehead State. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball complete road trip with visit to Morehead State. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball faces Belmont Bruins in Nashville Saturday

 

Austin Peay (5-12/3-1) at Belmont (10-7/2-2)

Saturday, January 16th, 2016 | 5:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Curb Event Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team will look to bounce back from its season’s first Ohio Valley Conference loss when it returns to Nashville for a 5:00pm, Saturday contest against Belmont at Curb Event Center.

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field at ETSU Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field team exits the midstate area for the first time in the 2015-16 indoor season, when the Govs compete in the ETSU Invitational, beginning 10:00am, Friday, in Johnson City, TN.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field head to East Tennessee for ETSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field head to East Tennessee for ETSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball takes on Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Saturday

 

Austin Peay (4-11/2-0 OVC) vs. Tennessee Tech (5-11/1-2 OVC)

Saturday, January 9th, 2016 | 4:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – With a 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference start in hand, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team seeks its first three-game win streak since 2013-14 when it hosts Tennessee Tech in a 4:00pm, Saturday contest at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball plays Tennessee Tech at the Dunn Center, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball plays Tennessee Tech at the Dunn Center, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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