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Fort Campbell’s Gardner Indoor Pool to hold Lifeguard Training Classes

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – As swimmers enjoy their fun in the sun, lifeguards make sure they are safe and sound.  Fort Campbell Aquatics will be holding two lifeguard training classes at Gardner Indoor Pool.

The first class will be held March 26th – 31st from 8:00am until 4:00pm and the second class will be held April 2nd – 30th on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4:00pm until 7:30pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis falls to South Alabama

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMobile, AL – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team lost its second straight, 5-2, at South Alabama, Thursday, at the Bruce David Lubel Memorial Tennis Courts.

The Lady Govs feel to 2-9 while South Alabama improved to 6-4 overall.

Senior Vanja Tomic won her ninth straight match against South Alabama. Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Senior Vanja Tomic won her ninth straight match against South Alabama. Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Grand Jury indicts Man on October Fatal Crash

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On October 8th, 2011, around 11:24pm, a Chevy Silverado driven by Andrew Carter crashed head-on into a Nissan pickup, driven Tony Ray Stacker, 51 traveling northbound on Providence Boulevard. Stacker died in the crash.

Andrew Carter, of Clarksville was indicted by the grand jury and booked into Montgomery County Jail for DUI and Two Counts of Vehicular Homicide.

Andrew Carter
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Austin Peay Governors Baseball host Riverveiw Inn Challenge this weekend

 

Austin Peay Men’s Baseball hosting Riverview Inn Challenge
Friday-Sunday,  March 9th-11th, 2012
Clarksville, TN | Raymond C. Hand Park (777)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team will put a four game win streak on the line when it hosts the Riverview Inn Challenge, Friday-Sunday, at Raymond C. Hand Park. The Govs will host Northern Illinois, Dayton and Arkansas State in the round-robin event. Austin Peay will play the afternoon contest each day which will be preceded by an 11:00am contest.

Austin Peay swept last weekend’s Riverview Inn Classic, downing Youngstown State (8-2), Iowa (4-3) and Akron (14-4), before hitting the road and winning its first midweek outing, 7-1, at Alabama A&M, Tuesday. Third baseman Greg Bachman was named College Sports Madness Player of the Week and then became the 11th Govs hitter to record 200 career hits with an eighth-inning single at Alabama A&M.

Austin Peay Men's Baseball. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

Austin Peay Men's Baseball. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Hands on Clarksville to host Nonprofit Partnership Network Group Meeting March 14th

 

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Nonprofit Partnership Network group will meet on March 14th, 2012 from 10:00am-11:30am at the Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library in the large meeting room. The NPN is a growing coalition of community organizations, businesses, academia and government working together to unify and support the nonprofit community.

Dr. Harry Maddux, Chair of APSU’s Service- Learning Advisory Committee will be guest speaker. Service Learning Programs integrate community service with academic study to enrich learning, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Spring Salon Series to discuss “Faces of Valor” book honoring county’s armed services veterans March 12th

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – In early 2003, Gerald Gilman, Randy Rubel and a committee undertook a monumental task. They put out a call for veterans and their families in Montgomery County to bring in pictures and service details for a collection to be titled “Faces of Valor.”

Those items are now displayed in the restored Montgomery County Courthouse, and a guidebook was printed, featuring 255 entries of soldiers serving from numerous eras. «Read the rest of this article»


Clarksville High School Lady Wildcats roll past Memphis Central 64-48 in first game of the State Basketball Tournament

 

Clarksville High will play Science Hill in the State Semifinals

Clarksville Sports NetworkMurfreesboro, TN – All season long Clarksville High School Girls Basketball’s goal has been about surviving and advancing to the next game with the hopes it lead to a Class AAA State Championship.

But for the past two years that goal was dashed by the Lady Wildcats’ failure of getting past the first game of the State Tournament.

In 2010, Clarksville High fell to Memphis Central High School and then last year Science Hill did the deed.

Bashaara Graves and Sierra Rozar have each others' back under the basket for a rebound. Clarksville High School Girls Basketball advances to the State Semifinals with 64-48 win over Memphis Central High School, the defending State Basketball Champs!

Bashaara Graves and Sierra Rozar have each others' back under the basket for a rebound. Clarksville High School Girls Basketball advances to the State Semifinals with 64-48 win over Memphis Central High School, the defending State Basketball Champs!

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Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County selling tickets to Belk Charity Event

 

Humane Society of Clarksville – Montgomery County (HSCMC)Clarksville, TN – Belk is holding a contest between the participating charities this coming Saturday, March 10th. The group who sells the most tickets in-store that day will win a gift basket from Belk (which they are going to pass on to YOU).

Just stop by the Humane Society table between 11:00am-1:00pm, and for each ticket you purchase, your name will be entered in a drawing to win the gift basket! While your there, meet adoptable doggies and kitties. «Read the rest of this article»

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Celebrate the 101st International Women’s Day Today

 

London, United Kingdom – From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe women are heavily using Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn to focus global attention on areas where inequalities prevail.

March 8th marks the 101st International Women’s Day with thousands of events occurring worldwide that celebrate women’s progress or rally against inequality.

World dignitaries including the President of the United States of America Barack Obama and UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon proclaim official statements supporting International Women’s Day and its focus. British Prime Minister David Cameron marks the day with calls to eliminate violence against girls and women using social media initiatives to change and improve lives. Celebrity supporters for the day include singer-songwriter and We are Equals activist Annie Lennox, Avon Foundation advocate Reese Witherspoon and OXFAM supporters Helena Christensen and Kristin Davis.

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Fort Campbell’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers plans NASCAR Trip to Bristol Motor Speedway

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) will be taking fourteen lucky single Soldiers to watch a NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16th-18th.

Departure will be from D.W. Rec Center at 6:00am on March 16th and return will be on March 18th. Soldiers will need a 3-day pass.

This trip is free and is limited to the first 14 Soldiers who sign up.

BOSS NASCAR Trip to Bristol

BOSS NASCAR Trip to Bristol

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