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Montgomery County Animal Control and Adoption Services Hosts Successful Adoption night

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Animal Control and Adoption Services hosted its first ever “Adoption Night” as part of their new operating hours that began January 1st. Last night’s event yielded 33 citizens visiting the facility and six adoptions.

“We had no idea that our first night would be such a success,” states Animal Control director Karen Josephson. She continues, “It’s great to see that our new hours are working well for the citizens and not to mention the adoptions!” «Read the rest of this article»

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Shyra Brown dismissed from the Austin Peay Women’s Basketball Team

 

APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Basketball

Austin Peay State UniversityShyra BrownClarksville, TN – Sophomore forward Shyra Brown has been dismissed from the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, head coach Carrie Daniels announced, Friday.

Brown played in 11 games this season and averaged 2.4 points and 1.7 rebounds per game. She initially was suspended prior to the Lady Govs contest at Morehead State for conduct detrimental to the team. However, upon the Lady Govs return from their road trip the decision was made for Brown and the team to part ways. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office collaborative to catch Aggravated Robbery Suspect

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – A collaborative effort between Clarksville Police Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office put a man with an Aggravated Robbery warrant behind bars.

MCSO received a tip that Mark Austin Ellis was at a residence on Lincoln Drive. CPD was contacted and assisted in taking Ellis in custody without incident a little after 10:00am.

 Mark Ellis

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Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence closes temporarily due to vandalism

 

Indoor Aquatic Center - New ProvidenceClarksville, TN – The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, will be closed until further notice. This closure is due to vandalism that occurred early Friday morning. The vandals have been apprehended and the facility will re-open after damages have been repaired.

For more details on the Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence, please contact the Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 or visit www.cityofclarksville.com.

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Clarkville Police arrest 2 Adults and 2 Juveniles for damaging the Indoor Aquatic Center

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Indoor Aquatic Center, 166 Cunningham Lane was targeted and damaged twice over a two day period.  Police took two separate reports in reference to vandalism and burglary to the Aquatic Center which took place between January 4th and 6th.

On January 4th/5th, it appears as though entry was not actually made inside of the center but the damage was done primarily to the exterior dome.

Damage to the Indoor Aquatic Center at 166 Cunningham Lane.

Damage to the Indoor Aquatic Center at 166 Cunningham Lane.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball returns home to face the Murray State Lady Racers

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs vs. Murray State
Saturday, January 7th, 2012 | Tipoff: 3:00pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN | Arena: Winfield Dunn Center (7,257)

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay begins a three-game homestand – its longest this season – when it hosts Murray State in a 3:00pm, Saturday contest at the Dunn Center. The Lady Govs opened the 2012 portion of their schedule with a 66-63 victory at Eastern Kentucky, Monday, to conclude an OVC-opening, three-game road trip.

Austin Peay returns to the Dunn Center seeking to restore its home court advantage after posting a 1-4 mark at home during the 2011 portion of its schedule. Murray State will be concluding its own OVC opening three-game road trip with Saturday’s visit to the Dunn Center. The Racers dropped a 76-51 decision at Eastern Illinois, Monday, and fell to 1-9 on the road this season.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball.

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Deborah Allen Kicks Off “Amazing Graceland Contest” on Elvis’ Birthday, January 8th

 

Grand prize includes airfare, hotels, dinner and admission to 35th anniversary of Elvis Week in Memphis

Deborah AllenNashville, TN – On Sunday, January 8th, award-winning songwriter, performer, producer and author Deborah Allen is giving fans a chance to win a special trip to Elvis Week 2012 with The Amazing Graceland Contest.

The Amazing Graceland Contest kicks off on Elvis’ birthday, January 8th, and remains open through April 7th, 2012.  The contest is free to enter at www.AmazingGracelandContest.com. One grand prize winner and a guest will receive roundtrip airfare and three night’s hotel accommodations, admission to select Elvis Week 35th anniversary events and attractions in Memphis (August 15th-17th only), an autographed copy of Allen’s latest album, Hear Me Now, and a special meet-and-greet and dinner with the Grammy-nominated performer.

Deborah Allen

Deborah Allen

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball meet rival Murray State Racers this Saturday at the Dunn Center

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Murray State | Jan. 7th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:00pm
Winfield Dunn Center/Dave Aaron Arena | Clarksville, TN | Telecast: ESPNU

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – It has been a dream season for Murray State so far. The Racers are off to a 15-0 start, including a 3-0 Ohio Valley Conference mark, under first-year head coach Steve Prohm. The Racers were expected to be good, but no one could have seen this coming.

Murray State is one of just four remaining unbeatens in the nation and are ranked No. 19 in this week’s Associated Press poll as they face the Austin Peay Governors, 7:00pm, Saturday in a renewal of the OVC’s best rivalry to be telecast by ESPNU.

Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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WAPX-FM 91.9 at APSU to broadcast Austin Peay Governors Basketball game against rival Murray State

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Radio station WAPX-FM at Austin Peay State University will broadcast live Lady Governors and Governors basketball in OVC action from the Dunn Center beginning Saturday, January 7th against conference foe Murray State University.

Coverage will begin at 2:45pm with the Lady Govs pre-game show featuring head coach Carrie Daniels. Tipoff for the Lady Govs is at 3:00pm.

Pre-game for the men’s contest starts at 6:45pm with tipoff at 7:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System names new Clarksville High School Principal

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemMontgomery County, TN – Jean Luna, who has served as assistant principal at Clarksville High, has been appointed by Schools Director Mike Harris as the new CHS principal.

“To be appointed principal of Clarksville High School is a great honor. The history and traditions connected with CHS make it a very special place within the community.  I’m excited to work collectively with students, parents, faculty, staff, and stakeholders to continue the excellence associated with being a Wildcat,” Mrs. Luna said.

Jean Luna

Jean Luna

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