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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan re-elected Regional Transit Authority chair

 

McMillan: ‘City must take a leading role in regional planning’

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has been elected to a third term as chair of the Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors.

Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto was elected vice chair and Paula Mansfield, a governor’s appointee from Rutherford County, was elected secretary for 2017.

The RTA board, created in 1988 to plan and develop a regional transit system, consists of city and county mayors and community leaders from the nine-county Middle Tennessee region.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Austin Peay State University Softball splits games against Saint Louis

 

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APSU Softball - Austin Peay State UniversityKennesaw, GADanielle Liermann‘s three-run homer in the bottom of the fifth inning rallied Austin Peay State University’s softball team past Saint Louis, 5-4, Sunday morning in the final day of the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament at Bailey Park, before the Billikens took Game 2, 14-5.

The Game 1 win was also the third recorded by Austin Peay to begin the season, tying the 1995 team’s school record start.

Austin Peay Softball's Danielle Liermann nails three run homer to give Govs 5-4 win over Saint Louis early Sunday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball’s Danielle Liermann nails three run homer to give Govs 5-4 win over Saint Louis early Sunday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Softball open 2017 looking to prove preseason prediction wrong

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – As Austin Peay State University’s softball team opens up its regular season this week, the Governors look to prove the preseason prognosticators wrong and make a run to return to post-season play.

The Govs were picked to finish 11th out of the 12 teams in the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference preseason poll, after recording a 9-38 overall record in 2016 – including a 5-22 mark in conference play.

Austin Peay Softball picked to finish 11th in OVC preseason poll. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball picked to finish 11th in OVC preseason poll. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Kaylnn Pitts named OVC Field Athlete of the Week

 

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APSU Women's Track and Field - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University senior jumper Kaylnn Pitts has been named adidas®/Ohio Valley Conference Female Field Athlete of the Week.

Pitts broke the meet and facility record in the triple jump at the Thundering Herd Invitational with a 12.42m (40-9.00) leap, earning her second win in as many weeks in the event after going a calendar year between victories.

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APSU Track and Field has another strong performance at Thundering Herd Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and Field - Austin Peay State UniversityHuntington, WV – Austin Peay State University track and field enjoyed an outstanding weekend behind huge outings from a host of field standouts at the Thundering Herd Invitational, hosted by Marshall.

It was a field event bonanza for the Govs, who got strong performances from multiple athletes.

Austin Peay Women's Indoor Track and Field has strong outting at Marshall's Thundering Herd Invitational Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Indoor Track and Field has strong outting at Marshall’s Thundering Herd Invitational Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Four inducted into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame Class Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Four Austin Peay State University athletic legends were enshrined in the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday, during a breakfast ceremony in the Dunn Center front lobby.

Chelsea Harris, the greatest women’s golfer in program history; Drake Reed, an all-time great who conquered the OVC during one of the most dominant eras of APSU basketball; and Ron Sebree, a vaunted lineman for the 1977 Ohio Valley Conference football team, were inducted along with the late Tom Lincoln, a star on the hardwood and the gridiron in the late 1940s, who was this year’s Honors category recipient.

They became the 115th, 116th, 117th and 118th members of the APSU Athletic Hall of Fame.

Tom Lincoln, Drake Reed, Chelsea Harris and Ron Sebree were inducted in to the APSU Hall of Fame, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Tom Lincoln, Drake Reed, Chelsea Harris and Ron Sebree were inducted in to the APSU Hall of Fame, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Downtown Artists Co-op to hold 2017 Annual Juried Photo Expo February 2nd

 

Clarksville Downtown Artists Co-op (DAC)Clarksville, TN – Downtown Artists Co-op (DAC) is proud to announce our 6th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition. The exhibit will feature many of the best amateur and professional photographers from the Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky region.

This photography exhibit features multiple categories and styles of photography. Entries range from modern digital photography, to traditional B&W film and alternative process photography. Subject matter includes landscape, nature, portrait and figure, still life and experimental.

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OVC preseason poll picks APSU Softball to finish 11th

 

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APSU Softball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team was picked to finish 11th in the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference preseason poll, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday, in voting by the conference’s head softball coaches and school’s sports information representatives.

Austin Peay Softball kicks off 2017 season February 11th at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball kicks off 2017 season February 11th at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nashville Sounds release details on 2017 Scholarship Program

 

Nashville Sounds Foundation to Present Four $2,500 Scholarships for Fall of 2017

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – For the second consecutive year, the Nashville Sounds Foundation will award four $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college in fall of 2017.

The program began in 2016 and is designed to help four deserving Nashville and Middle Tennessee students help pay for college tuition during their freshman year.

“Our community initiatives and being connected to the youth of Nashville and Middle Tennessee is a responsibility we take seriously,” said General Manager Adam Nuse. “The fundraising efforts throughout the 2016 season have allowed us to play a small role in fulfilling the dreams of these graduating seniors. Our fans play a huge role in this program and we are very thankful for their continued support.”

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Tennessee Vols face Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville Saturday

 

Tennessee (8-8, 1-3 SEC) at Vanderbilt (8-8, 2-2 SEC)

Saturday, January 14th, 2017 | 7:30pm CT
Nashville, TN | Memorial Gymnasium

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee heads west to Nashville this weekend to face off with Vanderbilt Saturday at 7:30pm CT on the SEC Network.

The Vols (8-8, 1-3 SEC) and Commodores (8-8, 2-2 SEC) are meeting for the 192nd time on Saturday night. The in-state foes met three times last season — Vanderbilt claimed both regular season meetings while Tennessee came away with a thrilling win over the ‘Dores in the SEC Tournament.

Saturday marks the second of at least three games in the Music City this season for the Vols.

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