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Important stretch begins Thursday for Govs Tennis

 

APSU Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – This weekend will prove to be a test of character for Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team as it plays three matches in four days, beginning with a 2:00pm, Thursday, Ohio Valley Conference match against Tennessee Tech at the Austin Peay Tennis Courts.

The Govs turn around to host Eastern Illinois 1:00pm, Saturday, before traveling to Murray State for a 1:00pm, Sunday affair. After a grueling three-month season, the Govs have only four matches remaining to challenge for their second-straight OVC Tournament appearance.

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

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

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APSU Percussion Ensemble Performs Free Spring Concert on March 31st

 

The APSU Music DepartmentClarksville, TN – Anyone familiar with Austin Peay State University music professor David Steinquest’s annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concerts, with their strange mixture of music and mayhem, won’t be surprised to learn that even the traditional spring performances he organizes are marked by a wild originality.

Audience members attending the free percussion ensemble concert at 7:30pm on March 31st in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Concert Hall will be treated to everything from sisters playing part of the score to “Schindler’s List” to an orchestra performing the Pizzicato Polka using only plastic tubes known as boom-wackers. «Read the rest of this article»

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US Bank and APSU Art Department Host Exhibit Open to All Local Artists

 

Austin Peay Downtown Art GalleryClarksville, TN – All artists over the age of 18 and living in Montgomery County will get the opportunity next month to exhibit and sell their work publicly, all while helping to raise money for college art scholarships.

That’s because US Bank and the Austin Peay State University Department of Art are hosting the 2011 Open Exhibition at the APSU Downtown Gallery from April 7th – 29th. The show, which has a $10.00 entry fee, is open to all local artists. All entries must be delivered to the gallery at 116 Strawberry Alley by 4:00pm, Saturday, April 2nd. «Read the rest of this article»




Head-on Collision Sends Four to the Hospital

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On March 30th, 2011, around 12:33pm, a 98 Chevy Blazer, driven by Valarie Cody, 32, of Clarksville with her one year old male child as a passenger was traveling in the left lane northbound on Providence Blvd, had her attention diverted when she tried to answer a cell phone, crossed into the southbound lane, and collided head-on (around 819 Providence Blvd) with a 2005 Suzuki XL7, driven by Cyrus Milan, 44 of Georgia, who also had a passenger, James Williams, 46 of Clarksville.

Emergency workers prepare to put an injured individual in the ambulance

Emergency workers prepare to put an injured individual in the ambulance

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Lady Govs open key conference stretch with home doubleheader vs. TSU

 

APSU Women’s Softball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team starts a key stretch of Ohio Valley Conference games, Thursday afternoon, with a 5:00pm, doubleheader against Tennessee State at Lady Govs Field.

The doubleheader will be the first of five OVC games this week for the Lady Govs (6-22, 1-7 OVC), who haven’t played since last Sunday’s 5-4 win over Eastern Michigan. After a slow league start, APSU looks to get back into the race as only the top six regular-season finishers will qualify for the OVC tournament. APSU currently is in ninth place in the early-season standings, three games out of the sixth and final spot.

Sophomore Morgan Brewer come into the TSU doubleheader having won her last two decisions. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Sophomore Morgan Brewer come into the TSU doubleheader having won her last two decisions. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Man Charged with Vehicular Assault in Moped Hit and Run Crash

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Officer Michael Caver with the Fatal Accident Crash Team (F.A.C.T) is the lead investigator into the hit and run crash that sent Coleman Ryan Collins to Vanderbilt hospital for treatment of multiple injuries to include injury to the spleen and fractured vertebrae. 

Through his investigation, Officer Caver uncovered  that Collins’ motor scooter was rear-ended on Fort Campbell Blvd south of Lady Marion. The vehicle that hit the scooter had immediately left the scene, but damaged parts from the hit and run vehicle were left at the scene.

Demetrius Walton

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Lady Govs’ Harris named OVC Co-Women’s Golfer of the Week

 

APSU Women’s Golf

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Chelsea Harris, who finished second at Saluki Invitational earlier this week, has been named the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Co-Women’s Golfer of the Week.

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Tip leads to capture of TBI Top Ten Most Wanted in Georgia

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today removed its latest addition to the TBI Top Ten Most Wanted list after he was captured by authorities in Georgia while acting on a tip TBI received on the fugitive’s whereabouts.
 
TBI received information that John B. Hale, 54, of Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee was hitch hiking with truck drivers from Florida and was headed back to Tennessee. He was located at the Flying J Truck Stop on Resaca Beach Boulevard off of I-75 in Resaca, GA by the Gordon County Sheriff’s Department Saturday night at 10:00pm. He was booked into the Gordon County jail without incident.

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Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center to Open April 9th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville is excited to unveil its newest addition, the Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center. The park and related facilities, located at 120 Duncan Street, will open to the public on April 9th with activities planned the entire weekend in celebration of the Grand Opening.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Mathews Suzuki inducted into Suzuki Presidents Club

 

Mathews SuzukiClarksville, TN – Mathews Suzuki of Clarksville was inducted into the Suzuki President’s Club during a ceremony at the dealership. Presenting the award was Pat Murphy of American Suzuki Motor Corporation.

(L-R) David Carson, General Manager for Mathews Suzuki; Derek Davis, Finance Manager; Gary Mathews, partner for Mathews Nissan Suzuki; Matt Hall, New Car Sales Manager for Mathews Suzuki; O.B. Garland, Vice President of Mathews Nissan Suzuki; and Ron Reinhard, General Manager for Mathews Nissan Suzuki.

(L-R) David Carson, General Manager for Mathews Suzuki; Derek Davis, Finance Manager; Gary Mathews, partner for Mathews Nissan Suzuki; Matt Hall, New Car Sales Manager for Mathews Suzuki; O.B. Garland, Vice President of Mathews Nissan Suzuki; and Ron Reinhard, General Manager for Mathews Nissan Suzuki.

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