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Tennis Govs picked fourth in OVC preseason poll


APSU Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team was picked to finish fourth in the Ohio Valley Conference race in a preseason poll of the league’s coaches, the conference office announced, Friday.

Eastern Kentucky (49) was tabbed as the preseason favorites, followed by Tennessee Tech (39), Jacksonville State (33), Austin Peay (32) and Murray State (25) to make up the top five. Morehead State (22), Eastern Illinois (13) and Tennessee State rounded out the poll.

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

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

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187 Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team returned home on Super Bowl Sunday


Fort Campbell, KY – In a flight arriving on Super Bowl Sunday, 189 members of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team returned home. They had been on deployment to the Khowst Province of Afghanistan for the last year.

Family and friends of the returning soldiers had gathered together to give their loved ones a proper welcome home.

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Community mourns the lost of local civil rights activist

Enoch Van Hagans October 20th, 1958 - February 5th, 2011.

Enoch Van Hagans October 20th, 1958 - February 5th, 2011.

Civil Rights Activist Enoch Van Hagans passed on Saturday February 5th, 2011 at Gateway Medical Center.

Memorial services and burial will be held at 1:00pm on February 9th, 2011 at Middle Tennessee Veteran’s Cemetery (7931 Mccrory Lane in Nashville, TN). The Rabbi Saul Strasberg will officiate at the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Marshall Donnelly Comb Funeral Home (201 25th North Avenue Nashville, TN) «Read the rest of this article»

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr., 2011 Unity speaker February 9th at APSU is canceled


Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The visit and talk by environmental lawyer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for the 2011 Unity Celebration at Austin Peay State University has been canceled for Wednesday, February 9th.

His appearance will be rescheduled for a later date, and those details will be announced as soon as they become available.

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Winter Advisory for Wednesday


Ice & Snow Take It SlowClarksville, TN – A storm system will move across the Montgomery County, Middle Tennessee area producing widespread snowfall from 1 to 3 inches. Most of the accumulation will happen Wednesday afternoon and evening. A winter weather advisory is in effect from 9:00am Wednesday morning until midnight Wednesday night.

Roads will become covered in snow and become slick. Motorist should use caution on the drive into work in the morning. Anyone that can stay home should stay home and off the roads as conditions will only worsen as the day progresses. For more weather information, visit Discover Clarksville’s Weather.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools will be closed Wednesday due to the National Weather Service winter storm forecasted for Wednesday. Check back for further updates as this winter weather situation continues to unfold. «Read the rest of this article»

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Singer Williams to Share Gospel Music for APSU Winter Salon Series


Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present its February Winter Salon featuring singer Velma Jo Williams, at 6:00pm on February 17th in the campus’ Clement Auditorium.

Williams is a national speaker, licensed minister and recording artist who was born and raised in Louisville, KY. For more than 18 years, she has been involved in the Clarksville community, where she is a member and elder of Faith Outreach Church. «Read the rest of this article»

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Green Thumb Festival Planned for May 7th 2011


Montgomery County Habitat RestoreMontgomery County – Start the growing season with a bang! It’s time for a day that is totally dedicated to lawn care and gardening. The Green Thumb Festival will host an entire spectrum of fun, vendors, education and food.

If it has something to do with lawn care or gardening, we will have it there. Nursery Vendors, Tool Sharpening, Activities for the kids, Presentations to help you in your lawn and gardening adventures. «Read the rest of this article»

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A Taste of CYP


Clarksville Young ProfessionalsClarksville, TN – Please join the Clarksville Young Professionals for an exploration of the taste of fine wines and exotic beers while networking with other young professionals. This event is free for members and $10.00 for non-members.

The event is Tuesday, February 8th, from 5:00pm-7:00pm at 50 Franklin Street (Top floor of F&M Bank). «Read the rest of this article»

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R.F. Sink hosts Library Children’s Valentine Parties


Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Mark your calendars for February 10th, 2011 and come to the Library at 38 Screaming Eagle Boulevard. The Library will host two separate children’s parties in conjunction with its weekly story and craft time program.

Children will be given the materials to make the Valentine’s Day themed craft and refreshments will be provided as well. «Read the rest of this article»

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Author, social justice advocate to speak at APSU


Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Acclaimed author and social justice advocate Tim Wise will be at Austin Peay State University next week to discuss race relations and privilege.

Wise will present “Race Relations and White Privilege: Does It Still Affect You?” from 7:00pm-9:00pm, Thursday, February 10th in Clement Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

His talk is sponsored by the African American Cultural Center and Student Life and Leadership in conjunction with Black History Month.

For more information about Wise’s visit, go to or or call 931-221-6276.

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