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APSU Governors, Lady Govs Cross Country 2015 Schedule announced

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s men and women’s cross-country teams unveiled their 2015 slates, Wednesday, which are highlighted by the second Austin Peay Cross Country Festival as well as trips to the Greater Louisville Classic and the Cross-Country Only National Invitational.

The Governors and Lady Govs will open the 2015 season with three consecutive meets inside Tennessee borders. The season begins September 5th at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic hosted by Christian Brothers.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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Rossview Hawks Football closes regular season with 45-0 victory over Northwest Vikings

 

Rossview High School HawksServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Halloween night was anything but scary for Rossview High School’s football team, as they closed out their regular season with a 45-0 District 10-AAA victory over Northwest High School.

Success on fourth down and Viking turnovers were the early treats for Rossview (7-3, 6-1 District 10-AAA), as it capped off the opening drive of the game with a 35-yard touchdown pass from Muncie Prater to Isaiah Johnson on fourth down to give the Hawks a 7-0 lead, with 8:04 lead in the first quarter.

Rossview Hawks beats Northwest Vikings 45-0. (Clarksville Sports Network)

Rossview Hawks beats Northwest Vikings 45-0. (Clarksville Sports Network)

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National Weather Service issues Freeze Watch for Clarksville Montgomery County this Weekend

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a freeze watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as parts of Middle Tennessee.

The watch is in effect from late Friday night through Saturday morning. A freeze watch has also been issued from late Saturday night through Sunday morning.

Overnight lows Friday night will get down to the upper 20s to around 32 for most of the area. Saturday night lows will be a bit colder from the mid 20s to around 30.

Freezing temperatures expected across Clarksville-Montgomery this weekend.

Freezing temperatures expected across Clarksville-Montgomery this weekend.

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AAA says take the Fright out of Halloween Night by choosing a Designated Driver

 

AAATampa, FL – According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on Halloween night in 2012, almost half (48%) of all crash fatalities involved an impaired driver.

AAA and Bud Light want motorists to plan ahead this year if they will be out drinking. This means choosing a designated driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation.

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Tennessee Department of Correction launches “Operation Blackout” on Halloween night

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Correction is continuing efforts to increase the safety of Tennessee children on Halloween night with the launch of “Operation Blackout.”

Probation and Parole officers will be joined by local law enforcement agencies to ensure sex offenders who are under TDOC supervision adhere to strict guidelines.

“Operation Blackout” will result in an increased presence of law enforcement in the community and random visits to the homes of sex offenders who must adhere to the following guidelines on October 31st, 2014. «Read the rest of this article»

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AAA says Halloween One of the Most Dangerous Days for Pedestrians

 

AAA wants you to Be Smart, Be Safe and Be Seen this Halloween

Halloween Night Creates a Scary Combination for both Pedestrians and Motorists

AAATampa, FL – Halloween can be one of the most deadly nights of the year for both pedestrians and motorists. With the increased number of pedestrians trick-or-treating and party goers that could be impaired behind the wheel, it makes for a scary combination.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Halloween is consistently one of the top three days for pedestrian injuries and fatalities.

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission gives Halloween Safety Tips

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – A few safety tips from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission can protect children who plan to go trick-or-treating this Halloween.

Treats: Warn children not to eat any treats before an adult has carefully examined them for evidence of tampering.

Flame Resistant Costumes: When purchasing a costume, masks, beards, and wigs, look for the label Flame Resistant. Although this label does not mean these items won’t catch fire, it does indicate the items will resist burning and should extinguish quickly once removed from the ignition source.

To minimize the risk of contact with candles or other sources of ignition, avoid costumes made with flimsy materials and outfits with big, baggy sleeves or billowing skirts. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell responds to report of Disturbing Halloween Decorations on Post

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell authorities responded to a report of a disturbing Halloween decoration in on-post housing that was contrary to our installation and community standards.

The report was immediately investigated. The occupant was contacted, informed of concerns raised by the community and willingly removed the decoration.

The Fort Campbell leadership remains committed to maintaining a community that reflects our Army values and a family-friendly environment for Fort Campbell employees and residents and is reminding residents to ensure that all outdoor displays are consistent with these standards.

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Austin Peay State University’s Halloween concert returns for 30th year on October 30th

 

The APSU Music DepartmentClarksville, TN – In July, the phone started ringing in Austin Peay State University’s Department of Music office, with callers interested in buying tickets for an upcoming concert.

They were a bit early, since the department’s annual Halloween Percussion Concert was still a good three months away, but the callers knew that for 30 years, the wildly entertaining event usually sold out, so there was nothing wrong with being a little premature.

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Fright on Franklin Street was a hauntingly good time

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The 3rd Annual Fright on Franklin was held on Saturday October 29th. Several Thousand families packed Historic Downtown Clarksville for Fright on Franklin which provides safe trick-or-treating opportunities for Clarksville residents.

“It’s wonderful, this is one of the best things that we do in the city of Clarksville all year round,” said Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan. “There are thousands of children out here having fun, getting candy, in a wonderful atmosphere where it is safe; and I think the parents are liking it too!”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greets some young admirers during Fright on Franklin Street

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greets some young admirers during Fright on Franklin Street

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