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Brewers announce 2011 Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year Awards

 

INF Taylor Green and RHP Mike Fiers Named Recipients of the Robin Yount Performance Player and Pitcher of the Year Awards, Respectively

Nashville SoundsMilwaukee, WI – The Milwaukee Brewers today announced the recipients of the 2011 Robin Yount Performance Awards, which recognizes the Brewers Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year. 

Infielder Taylor Green was selected as the club’s Minor League Player of the Year and right-handed pitcher Mike Fiers (pronounced Fires) was named the organization’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year. «Read the rest of this article»

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Mid-state rival Lipscomb host Lady Govs soccer in mid-week tilt

 

APSU Sports Information: APSU Soccer

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – The season’s final non-conference matches are due up for Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team, beginning with a 4:30pm, Thursday match against Lipscomb at Cofer’s Chapel practice field.

The Lady Govs (5-2) recently completed a weekend split at South Alabama’s Port City Classic. APSU defeated Troy, 2-1, a team that handed the Lady Govs their first loss of 2010, before falling to host South Alabama, 2-1, to wrap it up.

 

APSU Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

 

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ShopSmart Shares Organizing Tricks for Every Season

 

Simple Storage Solutions to Get Through the Year

ShopSmartYonkers, NY – The start of fall means that it’s time to clean up the house, swap out clothes in your closets, and break out the seasonal tools in the garage.  The October 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, prepares readers with organizing tricks to keep everything tidy year-round. «Read the rest of this article»

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BOSS: Body-Building and Figure Competition

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Come strut your stuff at the BOSS Body-Building and Figure Competition.  The registration fee is $20.00 per class that you intend to compete in. 

Men’s Bodybuilding Weight Classes are: Bantamweight (150-below), Lightweight (151-174), Middleweight (175-186), Heavyweight (Over 187.25) and Masters (over age 40). 

Women’s Figure Height Classes are:  Short (up to and including 5’2″), Medium (over 5’2″ up to and including 5’4″), Medium-Tall (over 5’4″ up to and including 5’6″), Tall (over 5’6″) and Masters Figure Age Class (age 35 and up). «Read the rest of this article»

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Senior Riverfest Tour d’Art Features Museum-Quality Painting

 

Riverfest 2011Clarksville, TN – The Downtown Artists Co-Op, just a few blocks from where the riverfront festivities are in full swing, features the Senior Citizen Art Exhibit each year. The Co-Op is in the building occupied in years past by Elder-Conroy, a business long a staple in Downtown Clarksville. The walls are now covered with paintings and artwork by local artists with the front windows featuring an exhibit of gourd art on one side and paintings on the other.

The Senior Citizen Art Exhibit has artwork by people only 65 and older. This year’s display had only eleven entries but what an array of talent!

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Austin Peay Governors vs. Memphis

 

APSU Sports Information: APSU Football

September 17th, 2011 • 6:00pm CDT
Memphis, TN • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (61,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – This is Austin Peay’s 75th season of college football, including nine non-scholarship seasons (1997-2005). They enter the contest with a 271-468-16 record.

Austin Peay has enjoyed only 18 winning seasons in 74 years of football and only two winning seasons since the turn of the century–a 7-5 mark in 2002 as a non-scholarship program and a 7-4 record in 2007 in Rick Christophel’s first season.

After owning a school-record 26 seniors in 2009, the Govs had half that many (13) in 2010. This season the Govs have even fewer, eight.

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Gholson Bridge Closure September 19th

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Highway Department will be closing Gholson Road Bridge beginning Monday, September 19th for construction.

This bridge is closed until further notice and all drivers should find alternate routes.

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APSU announces Reevers as new University attorney

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The former middle Tennessee commissioner on the Tennessee Claims Commission has been tapped as the next attorney for Austin Peay State University.

Stephanie R. Reevers, of Nashville, will begin her new duties October 1st. She succeeds Richard Jackson, who retired in May 2011.

Reevers received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Vanderbilt School of Law in Nashville and a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology and French from Duke University in Durham, NC. «Read the rest of this article»

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Night Stalkers activate Black Hawk company

 

Last Chinook-only active Army unit welcomes MH-60s

Written by Kimberly Tiscione
160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

160th Soar - Night StalkersFort Campbell, KY – Black Hawk helicopters are expanding the 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) fleet.

Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 160th SOAR(A), was activated in a ceremony at Fort Campbell, KY, September 9th. 

Maj. Keith Sandoval and 1st Sgt. Thomas Hale assumed command and responsibility, respectively, of the new formation. Their Soldiers were hand-picked from within Regiment for their airframe expertise.

Maj. Keith Sandoval (left), commander of C Company 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), and Lt. Col. Phil Ryan, commander of 2nd Battalion 160th SOAR (A), watch as the company colors are unfurled for the first time during an activation ceremony at Fort Campbell, KY., Sept. 12th, 2011. (160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment courtesy photo)

Maj. Keith Sandoval (left), commander of C Company 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), and Lt. Col. Phil Ryan, commander of 2nd Battalion 160th SOAR (A), watch as the company colors are unfurled for the first time during an activation ceremony at Fort Campbell, KY., Sept. 12th, 2011. (160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment courtesy photo)

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Update on the Raymond C. Hand Pass pedestrian bridge closure

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville temporarily closed the Raymond C. Hand Pass pedestrian bridge on the Clarksville Greenway back in March of this year after slope failures occurred at both ends of the bridge.

Daniel Binkley, City of Clarksville Project Manager, said Baron+Dowdle, the contractor for the Greenway Pedestrian Bridge, has retained engineers and have developed a plan for remediating the failing slopes that they constructed last fall. «Read the rest of this article»

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