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Austin Peay Governors Football’s Red-White game set for Thursday

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will culminate spring practice 7:00pm, Thursday, with the Red-White Spring game, in Governors Stadium.

The 69 players were selected through a draft after Tuesday’s practice. Head coach Rick Christophel divided up his 14 seniors and then placed them in charge of the draft.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University students hosted Black Balloon Rally in memory of Trayvon Martin.

 
Trayvon Martin<br />(February 5th, 1995 – February 26th, 2012)

Trayvon Martin

Clarksville, TN – A Black Balloon rally was held in memory of Trayvon Martin, the Florida youth who was fatally gunned down by George Zimmerman, an overzealous neighborhood watch captain. The rally was held outdoors in the free speech area at Austin Peay State University’s (APSU), Morgan University Student Center.

The Black Balloon theme was the idea of Lelann Evans and several other APSU students and was suppose to include a moment on the agenda when everyone present would be given a balloon, and then let it go so that it would continue to fly upwards to heaven so that Trayvon Martin would know that he and his family were in the attendees hearts and prayers. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Tennis travels Cookeville to face the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles in an OVC Showdown

 

Austin Peay at Tennessee Tech

Thursday, March 5th | 12:00pm
Cookeville, TN | Tech Tennis Courts

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team returns to Ohio Valley Conference play with a noon, Thursday match at Tennessee Tech.

The Govs will look to build on the momentum gained at the Sun Belt Shootout, where they went 1-3, losing to Middle Tennessee and Troy, but closing with a win against Southern Illinois. It was a match where the Govs showed depth with wins at No. 4 singles from Aleksas Tverijonas and at No. 6 from Michal Hriciste.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County held a Blessing for the Animals

 

Humane Society of Clarksville – Montgomery County (HSCMC)Clarksville, TN – The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County hosted a Blessing of the Animals ceremony on Saturday, March 31st at 11:00am at the Humane Society building on Tennessee Avenue.

Reverend Dorothy Hartzog from Trinity Episcopal Church conducted the ceremony which allowed pet lovers to request a blessing for their animals both living and deceased.

Tina Hartman of Picture Your Photo was also on hand taking Spring and/or Easter professional pet photos.

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball hit the road to take on the Eastern Illinois Panthers

 

Austin Peay Baseball at Eastern Illinois

Thursday-Saturday, April 5th-7th
Charleston, IL | Coaches Stadium (500)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team, which has swept its first two Ohio Valley Conference series, will put that win streak on the line in a three-game league set, at the Eastern Illinois Panthers, Thursday-Saturday, in Charleston, IL.

Due to the upcoming Easter holiday, the series will begin with a 3:30pm, Thursday contest. The series continues with a 3:00pm, Friday affair before concluding with a 1:00pm, Saturday.

Austin Peay Baseball.

Austin Peay Baseball.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Low Water Pressure in Providence Boulevard Area

 

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Providence Boulevard residents will experience low water pressure from Peachers Mill Road to Cedar Court for the next two hours. Construction crews are repairing a water service line and performing road repairs on Providence Boulevard.

Both northbound lanes of Providence Boulevard will remain closed until approximately 9:00pm this evening.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs’ Tala Mumford named Ohio Valley Conference adidas® Female co-Golfer of the Week

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceTala MumfordNashville, TN – Tala Mumford, who recorded her first career hole-in-one during Tuesday’s final round of the Belmont Invitational, has been Ohio Valley Conference adidas® Female Co-Golfer of the Week.

Mumford, a sophomore from Metropolis, IL, shared the award with Tennessee Tech’s Amber Shepherd, who tied with Mumford for fifth place in the Belmont Invitational tournament. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police report Driver distracted by a Vehicle that ran off the road Crashes

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On April 4th, 2012, around 7:00am, 2002 GMC pickup, driven by Jerry Swift, 60, was traveling north, had just crossed the Red River Bridge when the driver blacked out, crossed the southbound Lanes of Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, went over a curb, and crashed into the rock wall.

After the crash occurred, a Chevy S-10, driven by Billy Dinsmore, 33, was traveling northbound on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard in the left lane and slowing down.

The Ford Ranger that rear-ended a Chevy S-10 pickup on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard that had slowed down for a GMC pickup that had run off the road. The driver of the Ford Ranger was looking at the vehicle off the road and failed to notice the Chevy truck slowing down. (Photo by CPD Jim Knoll)

The Ford Ranger that rear-ended a Chevy S-10 pickup on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard that had slowed down for a GMC pickup that had run off the road. The driver of the Ford Ranger was looking at the vehicle off the road and failed to notice the Chevy truck slowing down. (Photo by CPD Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Providence Boulevard Lanes Closed

 

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed both northbound lanes on Providence Boulevard from Atkins Street to Cedar Court until approximately 9:00pm this evening. The center turning lane will be designated for traffic use while construction crews make road repairs at the intersection of Cave Road and Providence Boulevard.

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Fort Campbell Welcomes Home Soldiers from the 101st Human Resources Company and 101st Finance Company this weekend

 

Both Companies are part of the 101st Sustainment Brigade

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division101st Sustainment Brigade - Lifeliners

Fort Campbell, KY – It will be a happy Easter reunion for the families of Soldiers from the 101st Human Resources Company and 101st Finance Company, 101st Sustainment Brigade.

The companies are returning home from their deployments to Kuwait and Afghanistan this weekend. «Read the rest of this article»

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