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Austin Peay Governors Tennis faces a strong field in the Mizzou Intercollegiate

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Golf

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team will face perhaps it’s stiffest competition of the spring, Monday and Tuesday, at the Columbia Orthopaedic Group Mizzou Intercollegiate, hosted by Missouri.

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Clarksville City Council Regular Session Recap Report for April 5th, 2012

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – I hope everyone had a great Easter Weekend. Since it was a long regular council meeting last Thursday night and I had family plans for this weekend, I am a bit behind in getting my usual council recap report to you.

It has also taken a bit of time to get this lengthy report built. Here are the results on the big topics: «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Animal Control Hosts Town Hall meeting

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Animal Control and Adoption Services will host a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, April 10th, to discuss local animal regulations and laws.

The meeting will be held at 6:30pm at the William O. Beach Civic Hall.

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Nashville Sounds beat the New Orleans Zephyrs 1-0 and avoid sweep

 

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds found the win column for the first time in 2012 as the New Orleans Zephyrs were held to four hits in a 1-0 shutout in the finale of a four-game set on Easter Sunday at Zephyr Field.

After dropping the first three games of the series, the Sounds avoided a sweep and recorded the second shutout in the Pacific Coast League this season. Nashville posted five shutouts in 2011.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture hosting Agriculture and Forestry “Listening sessions”

 

Focus on Farm and Forest Issues, Rural Development Opportunities

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is hosting a series of listening sessions across the state in April and May for farmers, forest landowners and agribusinesses. The purpose of the meetings is to hear stakeholder concerns about current issues and to explore opportunities for developing our rural economy and increasing farm and forest income.

“We want to be available to our producers, landowners and agribusinesses to hear their concerns and to get their input on how to enhance our rural communities and economy,” Agriculture Commissioner Julius Johnson said. “This is also about ongoing efforts to look at how we, as an agency, can provide better service and be more responsive to challenges and opportunities. «Read the rest of this article»

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Markets set stage for best quarter in more than Two Years

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond JamesClarksville, TN – The first quarter of 2012 enjoyed a period of relatively lower volatility as the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose to 13,212.00 points, setting the stage for the best quarter in more than two years. Rising, too, were 25 of the Dow’s 30 components.

Not to be left out, the S&P 500 was up 12% at the end of the quarter – its largest first-quarter gain in more than 10 years – after it rose to 1,408.47 points. Rising most among its 10 major industry groups were consumer-related and healthcare sectors. «Read the rest of this article»

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The Final Horne: Football is tough, violent sport, but New Orlean Saints crossed line with ‘Bounty-Gate’

 

The Final Horne with James D. HorneClarksville, TN – Football is my sport. Always has been always will.

I started on the offensive line my junior and senior years in high school for 15 of 22 games for C. Leon King High, the Roaring Scoring Lions, the first one my junior year, then every game after the fourth one.

I love most others — I won’t list any in fear of offending someone — and enjoy learning about new ones, for example I was bowled over the first time I saw Curling and now I LOVE Curling, seriously. «Read the rest of this article»

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Wegmans, Trader Joe’s, Publix & Fareway Top Consumer Reports Supermarket Ratings

 

However, half of those surveyed had something to complain about; many ‘fired’ a store.  Changing habits, avoiding traps can slash bills by as much as 60 percent.

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Consumer Reports subscribers rated Wegmans, Trader Joe’s, Publix and Fareway tops among 52 of the nation’s major grocery stores. While most respondents were quite satisfied with their experiences, the survey also revealed even some of the high-rated chains gave plenty of shoppers something to complain about.

One-third of subscribers surveyed said they had given the heave-ho to a nearby grocery store. Forty-three percent changed their grocer in search of lower prices; about 25 percent cited poor selection, long lines, or lousy food; 17 percent blamed employee rudeness; 14 percent, the crowds. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Tennis singles matches fuel comeback win against Jacksonville State Gamecocks

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team handed Jacksonville State a 5-2 Ohio Valley Conference loss, Saturday, in the Govs home finale.

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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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for April 8th, 2012

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Baseball, Softball & T-ball Youth Recreation Leagues
  • Mayor’s Youth Council Fundraiser
  • Registration for the 50+ Olympics is Underway
  • Friends of the Blueway
  • Jazz & Hip Hop
  • People’s Choice
  • Book Signing

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