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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball fall to the Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsCape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team suffered its sixth consecutive loss, falling 69-60 to Southeast Missouri in Ohio Valley Conference action, Monday’s night, at the Show Me Center.

The storylines in Monday’s loss echoed many of the same themes as its previous losses – surrendering a first-half lead and losing the rebounding battle. Yet a new twist emerged as Austin Peay struggled defensively against a Southeast Missouri team that entered the game ranked last among OVC schools in offensive production.

Junior Leslie Martinez led the Lady Govs with five rebounds at Southeast Missouri, Monday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Junior Leslie Martinez led the Lady Govs with five rebounds at Southeast Missouri, Monday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces College Street Lane Closure

 

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water will close the inside lanes, including the turning lane, of College Street Tuesday morning at 8:30am from North Fifth Street to North Third Street for sewer line in inspection work. The lanes will be closed until approximately 11:00am.

The outer northbound and southbound lanes of College Street will be open to through traffic.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball gets mauled by Tennessee State Tigers

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – Despite getting 21 points from John Fraley, Austin Peay men’s basketball team lost 77-57 in Ohio Valley Conference action at Tennessee State, Monday night.

Fraley and Melvin Baker – 14 points –  combined to make 13 of 20 shots, while the rest of the Govs combined to make only 6 of 29 from the floor. Tennessee State, meanwhile, shot 68 percent (19 of 48) in the second half for a total 53-percent shooting performance.

APSU Men's Basketball (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men's Basketball (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Governor Bill Haslam asks Tennesseans to ‘Believe in Better’

 

Governor delivers State of the State Address and Unveils Balanced Budget Proposal

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam tonight delivered his 2012 State of the State address before a joint session of the General Assembly in which he shared his vision for the state and called upon those watching and listening to “Believe in Better.”

“We can believe in better for how state government serves Tennesseans,” Haslam said. “We can believe in better when it comes to the education of our children, and we can believe in better when we talk about a stronger, healthier economy for our state.”

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam delivered his State of the State address on January 30th.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam delivered his State of the State address on January 30th.

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Clarksville City Councilman Nick Steward to run for Tennessee State Legislature

 
Nick Steward, Clarksville City Council Ward 1

Nick Steward, Clarksville City Council Ward 1

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Ward 1 city councilman Nick Steward will hold an official press conference on February 1st to announce his plans to run for the State Legislature, District 74.   The newly redrawn district includes over 66,000 voters, with over 40,000 in Clarksville/Montgomery County.

Steward, a Republican, tells Clarksville Online, “Last year a group of business owners and community leaders approached me to let me know they were happy with my votes and leadership on the Clarksville City Council.  They asked me if I would consider running for state office.  I told them I would give it some thought, but I was focused on the task at hand.  During the redistricting process, a few more people in our community and around Tennessee approached me as well.  After a great deal of thought and prayer, I felt that I do have a lot to offer our community and Tennessee by serving in the State House.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Rossview High School’s Kyle Weldon nearing end of career and new life at West Point

 

Clarksville Sports NetworkClarksville, TN– You wouldn’t blame Rossview High School”s Kyle Weldon if he felt overshadowed by Northeast High School”s Alex Poythress, but he doesn’t.

Weldon, who will play for the Military Academy at West Point next year, understands why Poythress, a Kentucky signee, is getting the recognition he’s getting.

“It’s not really surprising, because he’s going to Kentucky and I’m going to Army,” Weldon said. “But I really don’t feel like I’m being overshadowed. It’s not too big of  deal if my name gets out there. It may not be as much as his, but I don’t feel I’m overshadowed.”

Rossview's Kyle Weldon (00) boxes out Northeat's Alex Poythress (22) during a free-throw attempt in a District 10-AAA game on Jan. 24th, 2012

Rossview's Kyle Weldon (00) boxes out Northeat's Alex Poythress (22) during a free-throw attempt in a District 10-AAA game on Jan. 24th, 2012

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Elected Officials Push Voter Education and Registration

 

VoteClarksville, TN – Concluding a heartfelt sermon by Pastor Robert Harris, Pastor Tommy Vallejos and Senator Tim Barnes were given an opportunity to make an appeal to the members of First Missionary Baptist Church. The appeal centered on educating members on the new voter registration ID law and encouraging all those who had not registered to do so.

In an effort to streamline the voter registration process Pastor Tommy and Senator Barnes volunteered to personally assist members with registering to vote after service in the church foyer. Nick Steward and James Lewis also team up with this collaborative initiative of reaching out local churches to for voter education & registration

Senator Tim Barnes and Pastor Tommy Vallejos assist members of First Missionary Baptist Church in registering to vote.

Senator Tim Barnes and Pastor Tommy Vallejos assist members of First Missionary Baptist Church in registering to vote.




Austin Peay State University African American Cultural Center to host several Black History Month events

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – February is now upon us, and the Austin Peay State University Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center has a busy month of events planned in recognition of the Black History Month.

Some of the events are National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Second Annual 5K Breast Cancer Awareness Fun/Walk, “Who Will Lead the Next Social Movement” lecture and several others. Make sure to mark your calendars and come out to these wonderful events. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces Riverside Drive Lane Closure

 

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed the outer northbound lane of Riverside Drive from McClure Street to North Spring Street for fire hydrant replacement work. A construction crew is working near the Riverside Drive and McClure Street intersection.

The job is expected to be complete and the lane reopened by 2:00pm this afternoon.

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Downtown Business Feature: Planters Bank

 

Downtown Clarksville AssociationClarksville, TN – Welcome to the third installment of our series about downtown businesses!

We have already heard about Ingredients and The Roxy Regional Theatre.  Now we are happy to share a great member of our downtown team – Planters Bank.

I am excited to share all these with you, and hope you enjoy getting to know your downtown merchants, restaurant owners better. «Read the rest of this article»

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