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Lady Govs name Valerie Brown as assistant coach

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Track and Field

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field head coach Doug Molnar has named Valerie Brown, a 2009 NCAA Indoor All-American, as his assistant coach, effective immediately.

Brown, a 2009 graduate of Western Kentucky, will provide assistance with the Lady Govs sprints program. She has extensive knowledge in the sprints after a career that began at the junior college level, led to All-American honors and ultimately to a professional career.

APSU Track and Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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NFL and the Titans Celebrate Road to Kickoff with Fan-Friendly Contest

 

Back to Football Friday
Titans Fans Could Win Super Bowl Tickets and Nashville Area Schools have a Chance to Win a $10,000 Grant

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – As NFL teams across the country prepare for their regular season kickoff this weekend, fans have only a few days left to show their spirit in a unique way with the NFL’s Back to Football campaign. The nationwide Back to Football Friday celebration is slated to take place this Friday, September 9th.

The Tennessee Titans are encouraging fans of all ages to host their own Back to Football events for a chance at once in a lifetime prizes and a $10,000 grant for their school! «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police are Looking for an Aggravated Robbery Suspect

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are looking for a man that committed an Aggravated Robbery of the “Medicine Shoppe”, 1500 Madison Street, around 6:00pm today.

Lucian Charles Buchholz walked into the Medicine Shoppe, handed the clerk a note demanding drugs and indicating that he had a handgun, even though one was never displayed. After he was given the drugs, he fled the store, and left in a red Ford Explorer with a possible Tennessee Tag of, 501 ZND. The clerk was able to identify Buchholz since he came into the store two hours earlier trying to fill a prescription. «Read the rest of this article»

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Haunted Country History Tour

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Join Leisure Travel Services when they visit Hurricane Mills, TN on September 24th. Here you’ll find Loretta Lynn’s Ranch where you can tour her Plantation Home that was featured on the Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures Show, her Butcher Holler Home Place and the Simulated Coal Mine.

On the way home, you’ll also receive a guided tour, with a personal guide dressed in era wardrobe, of Historic Collinsville, a living history museum featuring authentically restored log houses and outbuildings dating from 1830 to 1870. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation to make special announcement this Friday

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is planning a special announcement regarding fundraising for the Smith-Trahern Mansion on Friday, September 9th at the Riverfest Art Exhibit Reception. Please make plans to attend the reception at 6:00pm to see the fantastic show Riverfest has in store for you and to find out how you can help Save the Smith-Trahern Mansion

For more details on the Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebration, please contact the Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 or visit, www.clarksvilleriverfest.com.

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Performance by Storyteller Elizabeth Ellis

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library will present a performance by Elizabeth Ellis, storyteller on Monday, September 12th, 2011 at 6:30pm. 

Elizabeth Ellis is a versatile and riveting teller of Appalachian and Texas tales and stories of heroic American women, though her personal stories are arguably her best. «Read the rest of this article»

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‘Warhorse’ Brigade remembers MP Soldier Spc. Christopher Scott

 

U.S. Army Sgt. Ruth Pagan
2nd Brigade Combat Team, PAO, 4th Infantry Division

Warhorse BrigadeKandahar, Afghanistan – Warhorse Brigade mourns the loss of one of our own, who was killed September 3rd while conducting a dismounted patrol with Afghan Uniformed Police partners in Kandahar City.

Spc. Christopher John Scott, a 21 year-old native of Tyrone, NY, was assigned to 561st Military Police Company, 716th MP Battalion, attached to 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division while deployed.

“As a leader I couldn’t ask for a better Soldier,” said Sgt. Christopher Coats, a team leader with the 561st MP Co. “The way (he) conducted (himself) on a daily basis was 100 percent professional.”

Christopher Scott

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Comedian Santiago to perform at APSU on September 20th in Clement

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Comedian Bill Santiago, who has been featured on Comedy Central, will perform at Austin Peay State University next month as part of Hispanic Heritage Month events.

Santiago, who also is the author of “Pardon My Spanglish,” will entertain at 6:00pm, Tuesday, September 20th in Clement Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public; however, his show is recommended for mature audiences due to strong language.

Comedian Bill Santiago

Comedian Bill Santiago

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Naked Ladies in Our Front Yard

 
Naked Ladies

Naked Ladies

If you look around your neighbors’ yards you may see Naked Ladies- also known as Surprise Lilies and Magic Lilies- popping up everywhere.  These are Summer’s gift after many hot days, humid nights, and a sudden shower or two.  They seem to magically pop out of the ground overnight and give a brief warning that Summer is almost over and Fall is just around the corner.  Gone are the delicate pale pink and prissy lemon yellow blooms of Spring, and in their place have roared in the hot coal reds and  glowing oranges of Summertime in the South. «Read the rest of this article»


Farris Drive Water Outage

 

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Gas and Water construction crews will turn off water service on Thursday from 8:00am to 2:00pm on Farris Drive from Robb Avenue to Summer Street, on Drane Street from Farris to Marion Street and on Parham Drive from Farris to Kraft Street. Crews will replace two water valves at the intersection of Farris Drive and Drane Street closing sections of both roads to traffic during the work.

Motorists will be redirected.

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