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The First Thanksgiving 1621

Clarksville, TN – People have given thanks for many reasons throughout history. Thanks is given often in joyful celebration and sometimes in solemn, even prayerful, ceremony.

The United States, over hundreds of years, has come to observe a national holiday for giving thanks.

It is a time to celebrate family and friends, the arrival of crisp fall weather, the turning of the leaves, football, turkey, cornbread dressing and pumpkin pie. «Read the rest of this article»

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New American Heart Association Guidelines recommends Diets high in Fruit, Vegetables, Whole Grains and Nuts among factors to lower first-time Stroke Risk

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX –  Eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and keeping your blood pressure under control can lower your risk of a first-time stroke, according to updated AHA/ASA guideline published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

“We have a huge opportunity to improve how we prevent new strokes, because risk factors that can be changed or controlled — especially high blood pressure — account for 90 percent of strokes,” said James Meschia, M.D., lead author of the study and professor and chairman of neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

Fruit Stand. (American Heart Association)

Fruit Stand. (American Heart Association)

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Tennessee Titans look to get on track against Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday at LP Field

 

Tennessee Titans (1-4) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (0-5)

Sunday, October 12th, 2014 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | LP Field | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-4) host the Jacksonville Jaguars (0-5) this week. Kickoff at LP Field (capactiy 69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 12th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF News-Channel 5. Andrew Catalon will handle play-by-play duties, while Steve Beuerlein and Steve Tasker will serve as analysts.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter (15) carries the ball after a reception against the Cleveland Browns during the first half at LP Field last Sunday. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter (15) carries the ball after a reception against the Cleveland Browns during the first half at LP Field last Sunday. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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“The Leading Lady Legacy”, A Tour to Empower and Connect Women Leaders coming to Fort Campbell October 11th

 

Leading Through Living CommunityAtlanta, GA – On Saturday October 11th, 2014, the Leading Through Living Community, LLC (LTLC) will host the second stop of its nine city tour in Fort Campbell, Kentucky entitled the “Leading Lady Legacy: 10 Steps to Become the Leading Lady of YOUR Life!”.

Featuring Leadership Champion Lynita Mitchell-Blackwell and Love & Relationship Maven Cynthia Walton, this tour will feature empowering, inspirational, motivational, and fun sessions facilitated by Mitchell-Blackwell, Walton, and the following local experts: Publisher Alberta Lampkins on Business Acumen, Veronica Martin on Resilience, Elder Meaghan Davis on Spiritual Strength, and Beverly Tate on Health & Wellness. Small Business Expert Sonji Willingham will be our guest Mistress of Ceremonies.

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APSU Track and Field’s Kaylnn Pitts closes out NCAA East Preliminary in triple jump

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJacksonville, FL – Freshman Austin Peay State University track and field athlete Kaylnn Pitts saw her first collegiate season come to an end with a 32nd-place finish in the triple jump, Saturday, at the NCAA East Preliminaries, hosted by North Florida.

Pitts was one of the tone-setters for the event, jumping second out of the first of four flights.

Austin Peay's Kaylnn Pitts.  (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Kaylnn Pitts. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field’s Breigh Jones qualifies for NCAA Championship

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJacksonville, FL – Breigh Jones is going to Oregon.

The Austin Peay State University sophomore sprinter continued her ascension as one of the elite 400m runners in the nation with a seventh-place finish at the NCAA East Preliminaries, hosted by North Florida.

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones qualifies for NCAA Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones qualifies for NCAA Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Lady Govs Track and Field team still earning honors as NCAA’s approach

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The 2014-15 school year has been a banner one for the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team and it’s not over yet for the squad that just earned its third Ohio Valley Conference Sportsmanship Award in the past four seasons.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field/Cross Country Team. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field/Cross Country Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field sending two athletes to NCAA East Preliminary Round

 

 APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN - For the second year in a row, Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team will send two representatives to the NCAA East Preliminary Round, May 29th-31st, in Jacksonville, Florida in hopes of advancing to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field sending Breigh Jones and Kaylnn Pitts to NCAA East Preliminary Round. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field sending Breigh Jones and Kaylnn Pitts to NCAA East Preliminary Round. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field not intimidated at Georgia Tech Invitational

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUAtlanta, GA – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field saw a number of personal-bests at the Georgia Tech Invitational on an overcast, rainy Saturday.

In a stout field that featured stand-out athletes from Clemson, Florida State, Georgia Tech and other top schools in the southeast, several Austin Peay athletes moved themselves into position for spots in the NCAA East Preliminary field, May 29th-31st in Jacksonville, Florida.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field head to Georgia Tech Invitational, last meet before NCAA Preliminary rounds

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Everybody is back for Austin Peay State University track and field at this weekend’s Georgia Tech Invitational. All 13 student-athletes who competed at the Georgia Invitational last weekend will be back in action this weekend at George C. Griffin Track in Atlanta, GA.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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