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Austin Peay State University to have biologist Tyrone Hayes speak April 7th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Have you ever heard of atrazine? It’s a popular, but potent, weed-killer, and chances are, there are traces of this chemical contaminant in your body.

In the late 1990s, the agri-chemical giant Syngenta hired Dr. Tyrone Hayes, professor of integrative biology at the University of California at Berkley, to make sure atrazine was safe for the public. «Read the rest of this article»

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Ollie’s Bargain Outlet to Celebrate Grand Opening in Clarksville With NASCAR Superstar Jeff Burton

 

“Good Stuff Cheap” Coming to Clarksville, TN

OlliesHarrisburg, PA – Bargain shoppers and NASCAR fans, the countdown is on for the grand opening of the newest Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Clarksville Tennessee. Bargain shoppers can explore unbeatable deals and 250 lucky fans will have the opportunity to meet NASCAR superstar Jeff Burton.

The growing chain, known for unbeatable closeouts and “Good Stuff Cheap”, will officially open the doors at 9:00am Wednesday, March 26th. The newest Ollie’s Bargain Outlet is located on Fort Campbell Boulevard near WalMart, in the old Food Lion. «Read the rest of this article»

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SEC Basketball Tournament supports outreach initiatives

 

Duluth, Ga - The SEC will bring two initiatives to the 2014 Women’s Basketball Tournament, held March 5th-9th at The Arena at Gwinnett Center.

On Friday, March 7th, fans are asked to wear purple to support the conference’s We Back Pat initiative.

The first 1,500 fans wearing purple to the evening session games will receive a Fierce Courage bracelet courtesy of the Pat Summitt Foundation.

The Pat Summitt Foundation, A Fund of East Tennessee Foundation, is dedicated to winning the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

SEC Tournament supports We Back Pat (UT Sports Information)

SEC Tournament supports We Back Pat (UT Sports Information)

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Tennessee Literary Luminaries by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

 

Sue Culverhouse author of "Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren "Clarksville, TN – Sue Freeman Culverhouse, long a staff-writer for ClarksvilleOnline.com, features eleven Tennessee authors in her new book. Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, Charleston, SC, 2013). Her author website, www.sueculverhouse.com, links her readers to information about the book and her upcoming blog.

“I’m tired of people outside Tennessee believing that we’re all wearing overalls without a shirt, chewing tobacco, going barefoot, toting six-shooters, and living off road kill,” Culverhouse admits. “I want our youngsters to be proud of the literary heritage these and other Tennessee writers have contributed to the world of literature. All of the authors in my book have interesting lives in addition to having written not-to-be missed books.”

Tennessee Literary Luminaries by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

Tennessee Literary Luminaries by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

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Tennessee Volunteers lose to Georgia Bulldogs 34-31 in overtime thriller

 

Tennessee Vols - UT Vols - University of Tennessee VolunteersClarksville, TN - The University of Tennessee Volunteers dropped a heartbreaking over-time loss to Georgia, 34-31 at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, as the Vols were seeking that “signature ” win they’ve been desperate for.

Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan kicked a 42 yard field goal in overtime to give the Bulldogs the hard fought victory.

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Justin Worley (14) during the first quarter against the Georgia Bulldogs at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Justin Worley (14) during the first quarter against the Georgia Bulldogs at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Governors Golf slips to fifth at Badger Invitational under Windy Conditions

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMadison, WI – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team was able to keep its streak alive in the final round of the Badger Invitational, but it was not the finish the Govs were seeking.

Shooting its worst round (308) of the fall in windy University Ridge Ggolf Club conditions, Austin Peay slipped to fifth place in the final standings of the Wisconsin tournament. The Governors finished at 891 overall, making it 15 straight regular-season tournaments of at least a Top 5 finish.

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Golf climbs to 2nd place at Badger Invitational

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUMadison, WI -The good news is Austin Peay State University men’s golf team jumped four spots into second place after Day 2 of the Badger Invitational. The bad news is the Governors will need a near miracle finish to catch South Carolina in Tuesday’s final round.

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Golf tied for 6th at Badger Invitational after Day 1

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUMadison, WI – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team is tied for sixth place after Day 1 of the Badger Invitational, being played at the University Ridge Golf Course.

The Governors shot an opening-round 2-over 290 on the par 7,259-yard course to sit eight strokes behind South Carolina.

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Tennessee to be featured on TLC’s Toddlers & Tiaras Season Six Fall Premiere

 

Clarksville Montgomery County Convention and visitors BureauClarksville, TN – The sixth season fall premiere of TLC’s primetime hit show Toddlers & Tiaras will have a hometown feel for the residents of Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee.

The newest season of Toddlers & Tiaras, the series that launched the TV career of the infamous Honey Boo Boo, will include 13 one-hour long episodes that give a behind-the-scenes look at the competitive lives of these tiny beauty queens and their pageant-loving parents, who are all vying for the coveted sparkly crown.

TLC’s Toddlers & Tiaras Season Six Fall Premiere featuring Clarksville, TN airs September 18th

TLC’s Toddlers & Tiaras Season Six Fall Premiere featuring Clarksville, TN airs September 18th

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APSU “Peay Read” Book Selection will be discussed at Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library for the First Time

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – Dr. Linda Davis of APSU will lead a discussion of the “Peay Read” selection, the novel Saints at the River by Ron Rash at a special gathering of “Let’s Talk Books” at noon on Monday, September 9th.

The Peay Read is the collaborative reading program at Austin Peay that provides a common reading experience for APSU 1000 students. It is designed to provide a sense of community for these students and to enhance their academic experience.

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