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One Final Tune-Up Then Lady Govs Volleyball Enters OVC Fray

 

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APSU Volleyball – Lady Govs

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team has one final opportunity to tune-up with a 6:30pm, Wednesday contest at Lipscomb, before the start of Ohio Valley Conference play this weekend. The Lady Govs will begin OVC action with a 6:00pm (CT), Friday match at Eastern Kentucky followed by a 1:00pm, Saturday (CT), affair at Morehead State.

Senior outside hitter Ilyanna Hernandez and the Lady Govs have three road contests this week, including two OVC matches. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Senior outside hitter Ilyanna Hernandez and the Lady Govs have three road contests this week, including two OVC matches. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Blacks develop high blood pressure one year faster than whites

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – African-Americans with prehypertension develop high blood pressure a year sooner than whites, according to research reported in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association.

Blacks with prehypertension also have a 35 percent greater risk of progressing to high blood pressure than whites, according to health records of 18,865 adults 18 to 85.

Prehypertension is blood pressure ranging between 120/80 mm Hg and 139/89 mm Hg. Hypertension is 140/90 mm Hg or higher. «Read the rest of this article»

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Bond paces Lady Govs’ fifth-place finish in Kentucky

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Golf

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsLedbetter, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team shot its best round of the young season but could not move up from its fifth position on the final day of the Murray State Drake Creek Invitational, played Tuesday at the Drake Creek Golf Club.

APSU Women's Golf (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Women's Golf (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Miss Tennessee USA Pageant Tickets on Sale Now

 

Clarksville Montgomery County Convention and Visitors BureauClarksville, TN – Tickets for the 2012 Miss Tennessee USA and Miss Tennessee Teen USA pageant are on sale now through the Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

This year marks the twelfth year that Clarksville has been host to the Miss Tennessee USA pageant. The pageant will be held at the Austin Peay State University Music/Mass Communications building on October 7th-8th, 2011. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU’s library selected for traveling exhibition

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Felix G. Woodward Library at Austin Peay State University has been selected as one of 200 libraries in the U.S. to host a traveling panel exhibition created and funded by the National Constitution Center, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Library Association.

Using the U.S. Constitution as its cohesive thread, “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” offers a fresh and innovative perspective on the Civil War that brings into focus the constitutional crises at the heart of this great conflict. «Read the rest of this article»


Help Others by Volunteering Today!

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Are you searching for the perfect opportunity to volunteer in the community and make a difference?  If so, come out to the Volunteer Recruitment Fair at the Family Resource Center (FRC), September 20th, from 10:00am until 1:00pm.

Volunteering allows you to gain valuable work experience while meeting new people. There are many areas where volunteer services are needed. Representatives from the Fort Campbell, Clarksville, Oak Grove, and Hopkinsville areas will be available to answer questions and offer wonderful volunteer opportunities. «Read the rest of this article»

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Porter’s Battery at the 2011 Clarksville Riverfest

 

Riverfest 2011Clarksville, TN – On September 10th, 2011, Porter’s Battery was at Clarksville’s Riverfest. They had a small encampment approximately where Fort Clark was located at the mouth of the Cumberland and Red Rivers.

The Battery only had one of their Civil War era cannons on display,  but they put it to good use firing off blasts every two hours during the day to the delight of the watching crowd. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sixties Musical “Beehive” to Open Roxy’s 29th Season

 

Roxy Regional TheatreBEEHIVE: The '60s Musical SensationClarksville, TN – Five hot women, a six-piece band, 50 outrageous costumes, and 15 cans of hairspray a week can only mean one thing … BEEHIVE: The ’60s Musical Sensation, opening the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 29th Season on Friday, September 16th, at 8:00pm.
 
The Chiffons, The Supremes, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin are just some of the ’60s pop stars singing such favorites as “One Fine Day,” “My Boyfriend’s Back,” “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” “It’s My Party,” “Proud Mary,” “Respect,” “A Natural Woman,” “Me and Bobby McGee” and many more!
 
Created by Larry Gallagher and directed by Tom Thayer, BEEHIVE features Ashley Brown, Brianna Hertzberg, Troy Jackson, Kendall Anne Thompson and Heather Trabucco, backed by a live six-piece band. «Read the rest of this article»

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Road Closure Planned for Paradise Hill Road

 

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Gas and Water construction crews will close Paradise Hill Road on Wednesday morning at 8:30am to 1:00pm from Heitts Lane to Vista Lane to complete water main installation work on Seay Court. A water outage for residents in this area may be possible during the work.

Traffic will be detoured to Vista Lane.

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High School Riverfest Tour d’Art Stuns with Talent

 

Riverfest 2011Clarksville, TN – While most people focus on the riverside festival that is associated with Riverfest, the Clarksville-Montgomery County art community is strutting its stuff. The High School Art Exhibit is traditionally held at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center where curators stage a spectacular array of student art forms.

This year’s exhibit of talent from Clarksville High School, Northwest High School, Northeast High School, Clarksville Academy, Montgomery Central High School, Dickson County High School, and Christian County (Kentucky) High School stunned its viewers with exceptional talent. This juried show had 57 entries on exhibit from the more than 100 possibilities submitted by students.

Kory Polley's untitled drawing of the face of a beautiful girl

Kory Polley's untitled drawing of the face of a beautiful girl

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