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Vote for Tennessee Titans Quarterback Jake Locker for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Titans quarterback Jake Locker is a finalist for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week honors for his two-touchdown performance in Tennessee’s 23-17 loss in Atlanta on Sunday.

With starting quarterback Matt Hasselbeck leaving the game in the second half with an elbow injury, Locker saw action for the third time this season and led two touchdown drives in three total series.

After taking the field with 2:57 on the clock in the third quarter, he threw an incompletion to Damian Williams and completed an eight-yard pass to Jared Cook.  On his third play, he found Nate Washington for a 40-yard touchdown pass. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball comes up short against the George Washington Colonials, 54-52

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsBowling Green, OH – TyShwan Edmondson missed a potential game-tying running one hander with 1.3 seconds left as Austin Peay State University fell to 0-5 on the season as George Washington held off the Governors, 54-52, Tuesday, in the College Basketball Experience played at the Stroh Center.

Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: William Powell)

Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: William Powell)

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AEDC WMA Units 1 & 2 December Permits to go on sale November 23rd

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) Wildlife Management Area units 1 & 2 first come, first serve December deer permits will go on sale November 23rd at 8:00am (CDT).

Permits can be purchased at any TWRA license agent or through the internet at www.tnwildlife.org. Hunters who purchase the permit are reminded that they will need to retain their receipt. The receipt will serve as the permit. No phone sales will be accepted. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball push No. 11 Louisville Cardinals but fall 78-60

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsLouisville, KY – A determined Austin Peay State University women’s basketball went toe-to-toe with nationally-ranked Louisville for 30 minutes, but could not survive a second-half burst by the hosts and fell 78-60 in non-conference action, Tuesday, at the KFC Yum! Center.

Austin Peay (2-1) opened the second half with a 7-2 run, tying the game courtesy freshman Kristen Stainback’s three-pointer with 16:56 remaining. However, Louisville responded with the game’s next eight points before sophomore Nicole Olszewski made the Lady Govs next basket at the 15:16 mark to trail 44-38.

Austin Peay women's basketball team fell to nationally-ranked Louisville Cardinals, Tuesday, at the KFC Yum! Center. Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay women's basketball team fell to nationally-ranked Louisville Cardinals, Tuesday, at the KFC Yum! Center. Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay State University Library creates digital collection of student newspapers dating back to 1930

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – What was the first day of basketball practice like for the Lady Govs way back in the fall of 1930? According to the November 26th edition of The All State, the student-run newspaper of Austin Peay Normal School, from that year, “Coach Jackson has started the old basketball grind with only a few of the 1929 squad back as candidates for their old positions on the team.” 

If sports isn’t your thing, maybe you’re wondering what campus life was like at the then Austin Peay State College during World War II. In the March 19th, 1943, edition of The All State, students learned the disappointing news that there would be no spring break that year. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksvillle Gas and Water’s Fort Campbell Boulevard Customer Service Center Temporarily Closing for Building Maintenance

 

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water customer service centers located at 2015 Fort Campbell Boulevard and 2215 Madison Street will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, November 24th-25th.

Additionally, the Fort Campbell center will undergo building maintenance closing the parking lot and night deposit bill payment drop box on Friday, November 25th at 8:00am. «Read the rest of this article»

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Mark Green to run for State Senate

 
Dr. Mark Green

Dr. Mark Green

Clarksville, TN – The man who spent “A Night With Saddam” has tossed his hat into the political ring.  Dr. Mark Green, who authored the book describing the capture of Saddam Hussein and his subsequent medical care is planning to challenge State Senator Tim Barnes in the 2012 election.

“I was encouraged to run by Lt Governor Ron Ramsey” said Green.  “I’ve seen many opportunities missed by the incumbent, and I want to represent the district and take advantage of those opportunities” according to Green.

In an exclusive interview with Clarksville Online,  Doctor Green said “”The size of government and individual opportunity are inversely related.  As government grows, individual opportunity plummets. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Football’s Amius Smith named First-Team All-OVC, Ryan White earns Second-Team Honors

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – Senior weak safety Amius Smith, of the Austin Peay State University football team, was named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference, while senior running back Ryan White was selected second-team, the league announced, Tuesday.

“These two guys have been good football players for us over the past four years,” head coach Rick Christophel said. “They’ve both been fun guys to coach and have been leaders for our program. I’m proud to see them getting recognized.”

(L to R) APSU Safety Amius Smith and Running Back Ryan White. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

(L to R) APSU Safety Amius Smith and Running Back Ryan White. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police will do Heightened Traffic Enforcement to Improve Holiday Safety

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department will be out in force in an effort to improve traffic safety and reduce crashes. November 23rd, officers will be on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard focusing on aggressive, distracted driving, traffic, and seatbelts violations.

November 25th, commonly referred to as “Black Friday”, officers will expand the scope of their enforcement to include the area around St Bethlehem. «Read the rest of this article»

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Women of Color Book Club Honor Local Author

 

Clarksville, TN – On November 19th, 2011, at the Harbor Café, the Women of Color Book Club honored local author Richard “Reason” Garrett. His 2nd novel titled, “Reality Check” was selected as the November book of the month and during their monthly meeting Richard was invited to participate as the featured author to sign books personally and answer questions about the novel.

The novel centers on the Hollow Point Clicc, a notorious crew from Clarksville, TN. It invites readers on a journey to discover that the “Game” can be played just as hard in small towns. Leaving the over saturated settings of New York, Cali, and ATL; HPC vividly portrays images ranging from the grit and the grime to the glamour and the glory of street life where only what is done for Christ will last.

Women of Color Book Club honored local author Richard “Reason” Garrett for his 2nd Novel entitled Reality Check.

Women of Color Book Club honored local author Richard “Reason” Garrett for his 2nd Novel entitled Reality Check.

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