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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges caution when leaving valuables in vehicles

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersLancaster, TN – As the summer recreation season gets into full swing, Center Hill Lake becomes a popular destination for many Middle Tennessee residents. The lake’s 18,220 square miles of water, multiple campgrounds, marinas, and recreation areas are a significant attraction for tourists, locals, and… criminals alike.

Over the past month Center Hill Lake has seen an increase in visitor activity as well as over 15 motor vehicle break-ins at various locations, including Hurricane Marina, Edgar Evins State Park, Buffalo Valley Boat Ramp, Big Rock Market, Happy Hollow Boat Ramp, and Betty’s Island Boat Ramp.

When out this summer for recreational activities, be careful about leaving valuables in vehicles, especially in plain sight. (Mark Rankin)

When out this summer for recreational activities, be careful about leaving valuables in vehicles, especially in plain sight. (Mark Rankin)

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Dodging the Roadkill: Rain or Shine

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN -With the Memorial Day weekend behind us, I guess we can focus on summer and all that it brings with it.  Specifically, good weather.  The kind of weather that allows us plenty of “seat” time on our bikes.

Up to now, it’s been a crapshoot.  

Here in my neck of the woods, it seemed as though we went from winter straight to summer, without a hint of spring.  If you wanted to enjoy some time on your motorcycle, the best time of the day was in the morning, before the heat wave moved in.

Rain Shower

Rain Shower

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APSU Volleyball releases 2018 Schedule

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – In 100 days, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team will open its 29-match regular-season schedule, which includes 10 home matches, head coach Taylor Mott released.

The Governors will open the 2018 season with an August 21st exhibition contest against Trevecca in Clarksville.

Austin Peay Volleyball kicks off the 2018 Season with home exhibition game against Trevecca on August 21st. (Don Liebig)

Austin Peay Volleyball kicks off the 2018 Season with home exhibition game against Trevecca on August 21st. (Don Liebig)

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New Warren Scholarship at APSU honors longtime Latin educators

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the summer of 1964, during a long bus trip to Illinois, two rival Latin students ended up sharing the same seat. Kaye Phillips, from Clarksville High School, and Grady Warren, from Hillsboro High School, had spent the past year trying to best each other at Junior Classical League (JCL) competitions around the state.

“At the state JCL convention earlier that year, it was the only time I ever tied her,” Grady said recently.

The Kaye and Grady Warren Scholarship is awarded to a rising APSU sophomore majoring in some aspect of Classical Studies.

The Kaye and Grady Warren Scholarship is awarded to a rising APSU sophomore majoring in some aspect of Classical Studies.

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City of Clarksville to host Nashville Predators Viewing Party, Thursday

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Local Predators fans are invited to join their friends and neighbors at a giant community viewing party to cheer on goalie Pekka Rinne, captain Roman Josi and the amazing Nashville Predators as they continue the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs and their quest for the NHL Championship.

City of Clarksville invites Predators fans to join Game 7 festivities at Wilma Rudolph Event Center, Thursday.

City of Clarksville invites Predators fans to join Game 7 festivities at Wilma Rudolph Event Center, Thursday.

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Austin Peay State University Soccer releases 2018 Fall Schedule

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer head coach Naomi Kolarova has released the 2018 fall schedule, which will feature eight regular season home matches at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field. 

The Govs will have a trio of exhibition contests, one against Western Kentucky at home August 4th, as well as road tune-ups at Mississippi Valley State and West Alabama before opening the regular season at home August 17th.

Austin Peay announces 2018 Women's Soccer Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay announces 2018 Women’s Soccer Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Family Athletic Complex land purchase faces final key vote

 

Clarksville has chance to attract lucrative State Soccer Park

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council faces a key final vote Thursday on purchase of 409 acres near Interstate 24 Exit 8 for construction of a multi-sport Clarksville Family Athletic Complex.

The Athletic Complex would be built in phases and serve the outdoor recreation needs of Clarksville’s growing population and add facilities to attract sports tourism-related economic development.

A proposed Clarksville Family Athletic Complex would include a 65-acre soccer complex, an 3,500 seat baseball stadium and other outdoor recreation amenities.

A proposed Clarksville Family Athletic Complex would include a 65-acre soccer complex, an 3,500 seat baseball stadium and other outdoor recreation amenities.

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APSU Baseball plays UT Martin at Raymond C. Hand Park this weekend

 

Austin Peay vs. UT Martin

April 27th-29th, 2018 | 6:00pm, 4:00pm, 1:00pm
Clarksville, TN | Raymond C. Hand Park

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – The final month of Austin Peay baseball’s 2018 regular season kicks off when it hosts UT Martin in a three-game Ohio Valley Conference series, Friday-Sunday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.

A 6:00pm, Friday first pitch will start the three-game set with Coca-Cola sponsoring the game and Fuse Fireworks presenting a fireworks show following the contest.

Austin Peay Baseball hosts UT Martin this weekend for a three game series starting Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball hosts UT Martin this weekend for a three game series starting Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball unable to hold off Middle Tennessee in 10-4 loss

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU BaseballMurfreesboro, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team grabbed an early lead but could not hold off a late Middle Tennessee charge in a 10-4 nonconference loss, Tuesday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field.

Austin Peay (23-18) saw starting pitcher Josh Rye set the tone early, providing four scoreless innings to start the game, striking out three of the 15 batters he faced in the scoreless start. 

Austin Peay Baseball falls to Middle Tennessee 10-4 in Murfreesboro Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball falls to Middle Tennessee 10-4 in Murfreesboro Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Baseball plays at Morehead State this weekend

 

Austin Peay at Morehead State

April 20th-22nd, 2018 | 4:00pm, 12:00pm, 12:00pm
Morehead, KY | Allen Field

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – Following a four-day break, Austin Peay’s baseball team returns to Ohio Valley Conference play when it meets Morehead State in a three-game series, Friday-Sunday, at Allen Field in Morehead, Kentucky.

Austin Peay Baseball travels to Morehead Kentucky to take on the Eagles this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball travels to Morehead Kentucky to take on the Eagles this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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