Topic: Western Kentucky University
Clarksville, TN –has narrowed its search for a new athletics director down to five strong candidates, and the University will begin interviewing the first two candidates on campus next week.
APSU began looking for a new AD in April when Coach Dave Loos stepped down from that position after 16 successful years. Loos remains the head coach for the men’s basketball program.
The 108th meeting.
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Hospital. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.
The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.
Topic: “Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary: A Bowling Green Girl Looks at the Civil War”
Clarksville, TN – Anhistory faculty member whose research focuses on prisoners of war (POW) will talk about the Axis POWs held in the U.S. during World War II as part of the next Provost Lecture Series at APSU.
Dr. Antonio Thompson, associate professor of history, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 15th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. All sessions of the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist at Restore Performance Massage on Madison Street in Clarksville, finished in the top 10 of all finishers in the inaugural Bowling Green Half-Marathon on Sunday, November 4th in Bowling Green, KY.
Shemberger finished the hilly 13.1-mile course in 1:34:10, his personal best at this distance, and placed second in his age group (45-49). The course route included downtown Bowling Green and the Western Kentucky University campus.
Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville Montgomery County Schools Director Mike Harris announced the appointment of four new assistant principals for the 2012-13 school year.
They include: Tammy J. Mason at East Montgomery Elementary School; Tavis Massey at Northeast and Rossview High Schools; Lorie Snyder at Moore Magnet Elementary School; and Sean Wilson at Kenwood Middle School. «Read the rest of this article»
Hopkinsville, KY – Planters Bank announces the addition of John Bartee, Jr. of Clarksville, TN and Steven Graham of Morgantown, KY as vice presidents of agriculture and commercial lending.
Both are initially working in the bank’s main office at 1312 South Main Street in Hopkinsville, but Bartee will transition to Clarksville’s Rossview office at 495 Dunlop Lane in the next few months. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Sgt. Joe Padula
Bowling Green, KY – Spearheading the troop surge into southern Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 10-11, were the Soldiers and leaders of Combined Task Force Strike’s Company B, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), also known as the Bulldogs of Bravo.
They Air Assaulted into Zharay, the birthplace of Taliban and immediately battled Improvised Explosive Devices, Rocket Propelled Grenades, enemy corruption and Taliban intimidation. The Bulldogs won their fights and left Kandahar a year later more secure and less kinetic; to the levels not seen since Russian boots were sent marching home in the late 1980’s.
Bowling Green, KY – If you love reptiles and amphibians, you will not want to miss the Kentucky Reptile Expo on August 6th, 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Carroll Knicely Conference Center on the Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Jarrod Greer purchased Kentucky Reptile Expo about five years ago. At that time, it had been held in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Greer moved it to Shepherdsville about a year later. Last year, Greer decided to turn it into a traveling reptile expo for 2011 and has done successful shows in Hopkinsville, Bowling Green, Shepherdsville, Corbin and other cities in Kentucky.
Clarksville, TN – A paper written by analumnus has been chosen to receive an award from the International Biometric Society’s Eastern North American Region (ENAR).
Christopher McMahan (’05) will be recognized in March with a Distinguished Student Paper Award during the ENAR’s spring meeting in Miami, FL. He also will present his winning paper, titled “Informative Dorfman Screening.” «Read the rest of this article»
is hosting the 24th annual Ohio Valley History Conference on October 31 and November 1. Six universities rotate hosting the conference: Murray State University, Western Kentucky University, Eastern Kentucky University, East Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University and APSU.
John Seigenthaler, Sr., host of NPT’s “A Word on Words,” will give the keynote address on Oct. 31 and a professor from Tennessee State University will speak about music and the Civil Rights movement at the Saturday luncheon.
The two day interdisciplinary event will consist of approximately 45 different sessions. Most sessions consist of three papers followed by commentary and question and answers. Professors and advanced graduate students from across the United States will present papers of original research on a variety of historical topics. «Read the rest of this article»
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