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Austin Peay Governors Basketball mounts furious comeback but is foiled in Overtime

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsBowling Green, OH – Austin Peay State University overcame a 17-point second-half deficit to force overtime but couldn’t complete the comeback as the Governors fell to Detroit, 94-93, Wednesday in the final game of the College Basketball Experience, played at the Stroh Center.

The loss left the Govs 0-6 heading into their 7:00pm home opener, Saturday, against Middle Tennessee. Detroit snapped a two-game losing streak to improve to 3-3 on the young season.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball fall short in overtime to Detroit. Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: Justin Casterline)

Austin Peay Men's Basketball fall short in overtime to Detroit. Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: Justin Casterline)

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risk@bbb.org or service@bbb.org">Better Business Bureau warns of Fake Complaint Reports from risk@bbb.org or service@bbb.org

 

Greater Nashville Better Business BureauNashville, TN – The Better Business Bureau is warning businesses to beware of a new malicious e-mail that pretends to be from BBB about a complaint filed against the company.

Several businesses across the US including Middle Tennessee have reported receiving suspicious e-mails from a variety of email address, such as risk@bbb.org  or service@bbb.org, with the subject line “Complaint #” followed by an eight to nine-digit number.

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Grenade Found in Bag Inside of Store

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Imagine a 19 year old woman’s surprise when she found a hand grenade inside of a bag while she was cleaning and moving items around in the store where she works.
 
On November 23rd, 2011, around 4:00pm, in the 2700 Block of Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, 19 year old Nellee Moore was cleaning and reorganizing shelving in the store where she works. She picked up a mesh type bag off of one of the shelves and it felt very heavy.

The Inert grenade found in a bag in a store on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

The Inert grenade found in a bag in a store on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Copeland Nominated to the 2011 Music City Bowl Committee

 

Music City BowlClarksville, TN – Rob Copeland, President and CEO of Copeland Wealth Management, headquartered in Clarksville, Tennessee has been nominated to be on the 2011 Music City Bowl Committee.

“It is an honor to be a part of such a wonderful event, the Music City Bowl is a great way to support Middle Tennessee, our citizens, and bring a positive impact to our local economy,” said Rob Copeland.

Each year the Music City Bowl brings an average of $14.2 million dollars in to the Middle Tennessee area, bringing more than 35,000 out-of-town visitors. The 2011 Music City Bowl will be held on December 30th, 2011 in Nashville Tennessee.

Rob Copeland, President and CEO of Copeland Wealth Management.

Rob Copeland, President and CEO of Copeland Wealth Management.

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Thanksgiving Pies Inspire Bar Cookies

 

Martha White®Nashville, TN – Thanksgiving is such a great holiday because there are no presents to buy, minimal decorations are fine and you get to eat a wonderful meal. How nice it is to have a holiday focused on gratitude for family, friends and good food.

And how appropriate that the Thanksgiving dinner table is symbolic of this annual celebration.

(L to R) Praline Pumpkin Pie Bars, Pecan Pie Squares and Chocolate Fudge Pie Bars.

(L to R) Praline Pumpkin Pie Bars, Pecan Pie Squares and Chocolate Fudge Pie Bars.

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Austin Peay State University to celebrate 40-year anniversary of the ROTC

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In 1971, the U.S. Army established at Austin Peay State University the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) for recruiting, training and commissioning future Army officers.

In the 40 years since, hundreds of cadets have been commissioned at APSU as second lieutenants in the Army. The program also has earned the reputation as one of the nation’s finest, having won several awards for training and management performance standards. In addition, the program has been the best in the nation and had the top cadet in the nation in previous years. «Read the rest of this article»

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Spouses’ Spur Ride

 

Written by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Spouses of the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, participated in a Spur Ride held by the unit for them November 19th outside the squadron’s headquarters here.

“Spouses’ Spur Ride is an event that we put on to allow the spouses of the unit to come out and just get a little glimpse of what their soldiers go through on a daily basis” said Sgt. Maj. Patrick Frankenberg, the squadron’s operations sergeant major. “Just kind of give them a little taste.”

The day started around 8:30am with an accountability formation followed by the spur candidates being put into teams. Each team was formed according to which troop they belonged to, with a total of five teams.

Two of the spouses of 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, receive a “little” help in pulling security during the Spouses’ Spur Ride Nov. 19th outside the squadron headquarters here. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

Two of the spouses of 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, receive a “little” help in pulling security during the Spouses’ Spur Ride Nov. 19th outside the squadron headquarters here. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

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Ashland City Man sets down a Cup of Tea and drives off the Road

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On November 23rd, 2011, around 5:45am, Andrew Upchurch, 28, of Ashland City was driving a 1977 Chevy pickup north on Ashland City road, looked down to set down a cup of tea.

As he reached, he pulled on the steering wheel with the opposite hand and drove off the roadway near Kimsey Drive, hit an old utility pole and continued down an embankment where the vehicle finally came to rest.

A 1977 Chevy pickup went down an embankment off Ashland City road Wednesday morning. (Photo by CPD – Jim Knoll)

A 1977 Chevy pickup went down an embankment off Ashland City road Wednesday morning. (Photo by CPD – Jim Knoll)

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The Lighting of Christmas on the Cumberland Signals the Start of the 2011 Holiday Season

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville  kicked off the 13th Annual Christmas on the Cumberland last night, which continues until January 1st. The annual free holiday display features over 1,000,000 individual Lights in a amazing Christmas display that spans the entire length of McGregor Park in Downtown Clarksville.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan kicks off the 2011 Christmas on the Cumberland with the assistance of Santa and Mrs. Claus

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan kicks off the 2011 Christmas on the Cumberland with the assistance of Santa and Mrs. Claus

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Main Office, located at 102 Public Square, will be observing the Thanksgiving Holiday this Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th. The office will reopen on Monday, November 28th. «Read the rest of this article»

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