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Govs finally return home seeking revenge against Lipscomb


Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Nine games and 25 days into the season, Austin Peay State University’s men’s basketball team finally will play a regular-season home game.

And if there is worry the Govs may have a little road hangover after their opening-Ohio Valley Conference sweep. there shouldn’t be. The Governors will be playing a Lipscomb team, 7:00pm, Tuesday, that defeated the Govs, 104-101 in overtime, November 18th, a game that saw a controversial technical foul call help change the game’s momentum. However, in the end, the Governors were not able to close out the host Bisons because they were unable to make free throws down the stretch during regulation.

APSU Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Nightly Lane Closures on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard in Clarksville


Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation crews will reduce Wilma Rudolph Boulevard (U.S. 79/State Route 13) to one lane for several nights this week for major construction work. The lane closures are necessary to begin demolition of the old bridges over the Red River. The closure periods are as follows:

  • Tuesday December 7th through Friday December 10th, 2010, 7:00pm – 5:00am (each night)

*In the event of inclement weather, the lane closures will be rescheduled. «Read the rest of this article»

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“Christmas Belles” at Cumberland Arts Centre


Clarksville, TN – The hilarious comedy, “Christmas Belles”, scheduled to open this weekend at the Cumberland Arts Centre, will have two new faces in the cast. Alex Syler and Susan DeJesus will now be in the roles of Rev. Justin Waverly and Patsy Price.

Personal conflicts forced the original cast members to drop out and Director, Art Conn was able to call on seasoned performers, Syler and Dejesus, to fill in with only one week’s rehearsal time.  «Read the rest of this article»

Wife of Fort Campbell Soldier found dead


Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The wife of a Fort Campbell Soldier was found dead at her home on-post, December 5th.

The Fort Campbell Military Police, Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services responded to a 911 call Sunday afternoon, where Linzi R. Jenks, 21, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The death is under investigation by Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command. Although the incident remains under investigation, investigators and command officials want to stress that indications are at this point that there is no immediate threat to local residents.

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Govs’ Edmondson earns both OVC Player and Newcomer of Week honors


Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – TyShwan Edmondson, who spearheaded Austin Peay State University’s comeback overtime win against Eastern Illinois with a 33-point effort, Saturday night, has been named Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.

Tyshwan EdmondsonIn addition, Edmondson has earned Newcomer of the Week honors for the second-straight week and third time this season.

That was announced Monday by the Ohio Valley Conference office.

The 6-4 junior guard averaged 23.5 ppg in the two-game road sweep at Southeast Missouri and Eastern Illinois.

He connected on 8-of-13 three-point shots (61.5 percent) to go with a perfect 11-for-11 effort at the free-throw line. «Read the rest of this article»

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Partial Road Closure on College Street Scheduled


Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Clarksville Gas and WaterClarksville, TN – Gas and Water construction crews will close the outer southbound lane of College Street from 8th Street to University Avenue from 9:00am to approximately 3:00pm on Tuesday, December 7th. Gas crews will be inspecting a six-inch gas main line along this section of College Street.

Motorists may pass using the inside lane.

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Shop Till You Drop and Do a Good Deed!


Daymar InstituteClarksville, TN – Daymar Institute will be hosting “Handcrafted Holiday” a Christmas craft fair featuring all handcrafted items from artists and crafters from Kentucky and Tennessee. 

If you still have some Christmas shopping to do or just haven’t found that “just right” gift, stop by Saturday, December 11th between 9:00am and 3:00pm.

Handcrafted Holiday

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Emmanuel Family Life Center hosts Scholarship Ball


Clarksville, TN – December 3rd, 2010 marked the 2nd Annual Billy Dubose Scholarship Ball hosted by the Emmanuel Family Life Center. The evening was filled with fun and fellowship. Many organizations and members of the community participated and supported the noteworthy cause of providing scholarships to our youth to aid them in their pursuit of higher learning. The goal was to provide 5 students with scholarships of $500 each. Through generous contributions from participants as well as Bennett’s Photography approximately $2,000 was raised toward the goal of  $2,500. «Read the rest of this article»

The First Years® Recalls American Red Cross® Cabinet Swing Locks; Latches Can Fail to Prevent Access by Children


U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. «Read the rest of this article»

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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report


Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Pool Passes
  • Christmas on the Cumberland
  • After School Program
  • Photos with Santa
  • Adult Basketball League
  • Toddlers in Action
  • Quick Silver Social
  • Indoor Soccer Program
  • Movies in the Park
The Judging of the Christmas Cookie Bake Off

The Judging of the Christmas Cookie Bake Off

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