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Clarksville Montgomery County School System announces Jennifer Silvers as new principal at Woodlawn Elementary School

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville Montgomery County School System reports Jennifer Silvers has been appointed principal at Woodlawn Elementary School, replacing Janet Staggs who is now principal at East Montgomery Elementary.

Mrs. Silvers has been assistant principal at Woodlawn since 2008.

Jennifer Silvers named new principal at Woodlawn Elementary School

Jennifer Silvers named new principal at Woodlawn Elementary School

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OVC’s Belmont Bruins Basketball gives Virginia all they could handle in NCAA Tournament loss

 

Belmont Sports Information

Belmont BruinsCharolotte, NC – Once again taking its customary seat at the March Madness table, Belmont University men’s basketball nearly orchestrated one of the most memorable outcomes in NCAA Tournament history, taking two-time defending Atlantic Coast Conference champion Virginia to the limit before dropping a 79-67 decision Friday at Time Warner Cable Arena.

The Bruins, making their seventh NCAA Tournament appearance in 10 years, entered the field on the heels of dramatic, last-second victories over Eastern Kentucky and No. 25 Murray State in the OVC Tournament.

Belmont Bruins fall to Virginia late in NCAA Tournament. (BU Sports Information)

Belmont Bruins fall to Virginia late in NCAA Tournament. (BU Sports Information)

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NASA’s Terra Satellite takes image of Eastern United States under Arctic Freeze

 

Written by Rob Gutro
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – NASA’s Terra satellite captured an image of the snow-covered eastern U.S. that looks like the states have been sitting in a freezer. In addition to the snow cover, Arctic and Siberian air masses have settled in over the Eastern U.S. triggering many record low temperatures in many states.

On February 19th at 16:40 UTC (11:40am EST), the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies aboard NASA’s Terra satellite captured a picture of the snowy landscape.

NASA's Terra satellite captured this picture of snow across the eastern United States on Feb. 19th at 16:20 UTC (11:20am EST). (NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team)

NASA’s Terra satellite captured this picture of snow across the eastern United States on Feb. 19th at 16:20 UTC (11:20am EST). (NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team)

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APSU’s Trahern Gallery 108 to host Cynthia Sukowatey’s solo exhibition “I am Halftone”

 

APSU Department of Art - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Local artist Cynthia Sukowatey will be displaying her silkscreen prints in the show “I am Halftone” at APSU’s Trahern Gallery 108 from March 2nd-5th, 2015 between 10:00am-5:00pm.

The opening reception is free to the public and takes place on Monday, March 2nd from 5:00pm-8:00pm.

Austin Peay's Trahern Gallery

Austin Peay’s Trahern Gallery

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APSU Men’s Tennis begins 2015 on the road against Chattanooga Mocs

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team opens its 2015 spring schedule when it travels to Chattanooga, for a 1:00pm, Saturday match at the Hixson Racquet Club.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis travels to Chattanooga for Saturday match. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis travels to Chattanooga for Saturday match. (APSU Sports Information)

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Land Between The Lakes Bison Auction Set for January 31st

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY - A public auction to reduce the size of Land Between The Lakes’ bison herds will be held on Saturday, January 31st, 2015.

The sale begins at 9:00am Central Standard Time at the Elk & Bison Prairie corral. Bidder registration, final sale list, and viewing begin at 8:00am. Bison purchases may be made with cash, credit card, or personal check at time of bid acceptance.

Bison at Land Between the Lakes.

Bison at Land Between the Lakes.

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APSU Governors Basketball fades down the stretch in 68-59 loss to Lipscomb Bisons

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Brett Wishon connected on six second-half three pointers, including two that broke open a close game late, as Lipscomb held off Austin Peay State University, 68-59, Saturday in non-conference basketball action in Dave Aaron Arena.

The victory improved Lipscomb to 4-5 overall while APSU lost its third straight in falling to 2-7.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball loses to Lipscomb Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball loses to Lipscomb Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Beginnings – Part 3: What Kind of Man Was Valentine Sevier?

 

Clarksville Tennessee HistoryClarksville, TN – Our lives here in Middle Tennessee are built upon the foundation of those who lived before us. The names of these souls of long ago are sprinkled upon our consciousness as they are now reflected in the names of our counties, cities, and roads: John Montgomery, George Rogers Clark, James Robertson, etc.

They are people who lived the prime of their lives in the late 18th century on the cusp of a new nation, bordering a frontier with a plethora of possibilities. These men are revered and their lives have been boiled down to a thick consistency of stories that all reflect their heroism, bravery, and sometimes larger than life achievements.

There is a definite vibe that they are only to be portrayed as one dimensional hero type characters. Along with that I get the feeling that to declare anything else is pretty much blasphemy.

Sevier Station

Sevier Station

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer’s Liz Landon named to Capital One Academic All-District® Teams

 

APSU Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUGreenwood, IN – Senior middle blocker Liz Landon, of the Austin Peay State University volleyball team, was named to the Capital One Academic All-District® Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, Thursday.

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Experience Matters More than Age with Young-adult Driver Safety

 

AAA Foundation Research Suggests States Could Reduce Crashes by Extending GDL Requirements

AAA Foundation for Traffic SafetyTampa, FL – Experience behind the wheel may matter more than age when it comes to the safety of young-adult drivers, according to two new studies by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. These results suggest that states could reduce road crashes, fatalities and injuries by extending graduated driver licensing (GDL) laws to novice drivers beyond age 17. AAA is promoting this research as part of National Teen Driver Safety Week, which takes place from Oct. 19th-25th.

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