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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital schedules activities to recognize patients


Patient Recognition Month

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) command and staff join Army Medicine worldwide in honoring patients during Patient Recognition Month.

This year’s theme, “Patients – The Heart of Army Medicine,” will be celebrated during the month of February. Nationally, hospitals and healthcare services celebrate National Patient Recognition Week the first week of February. National Patient Recognition Day will be celebrated February 3rd this year.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital commander Col. Paul R. Cordts solicits the help from 5-year-old Justin Okoro to cut the cake February 1st during the kick-off to Patient Recognition Month at the hospital.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital commander Col. Paul R. Cordts solicits the help from 5-year-old Justin Okoro to cut the cake February 1st during the kick-off to Patient Recognition Month at the hospital.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball plays Southeast Missouri at home Monday on “Play 4Kay” Night


Austin Peay Lady Govs vs. Southeast Missouri

Monday, February 4th, 2013 | 7:00pm (CT)
Play 4Kay Cancer Awareness Night
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center (7,257)

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team returns home for a quick two-game homestand, beginning with a 7:00pm, Monday, Ohio Valley Conference contest against Southeast Missouri.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball.

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System gets estimated $3 million in Governor’s budget


Funds targeted for one-time technology investment and restoring capital outlay funds lost in recent past

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s state of the state address included good news on many different fronts for education in Tennessee, especially for Montgomery County.

“In the recent past we have experienced an erosion in the state’s allocation for capital outlay funds as a part of the Better Education Program (BEP) funding formula,” said State Representative Joe Pitts (D – Clarksville). “The proposed funding increases will help our public education system immeasurably with technology upgrades and capital outlay.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces 3rd Annual Coaches’ Banquet to feature SEC basketball legend, Barry Booker


Clarksville Sports Legends AwardsClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for the 3rd annual Clarksville Sports Legends Coaches’ Banquet to be held Thursday, February 28th at Freedom Point at Liberty Park, at 6:30pm.

This year’s banquet, which will once again honor all coaches in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area, will feature former Vanderbilt standout and current record-holder, Barry Booker. «Read the rest of this article»

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SSF Submission Academy building a dynasty


SSF Submission Academy

Clarksville, TN – Slowly making a name for itself, Clarksville’s own SSF Submission Academy is building a dynasty.  In just over five years, SSF has managed to take fighters to the UFC several times as well as BoDog, Strikeforce, M-1, Sengoku and more.  SSF has in the past couple of months, signed multi-fight deals for Nate Landwehr, and Matt Pellino.  Nate’s fights with the XFC will air on AXStv and Matt’s will be on pay per view with Asia’s largest MMA promotion, OncFC. «Read the rest of this article»

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B.A. Wolfe Powersports moving to new location


B A Wolfe LogoClarksville, TN –  B.A Wolfe Powersports announces it is moving to a new, more convenient location for the “best customers in the world,” according to a press release.

Clarksville’s leader in pre-owned sportbikes, cruisers and ATV’s, B.A Wolfe  will now be at 2135 Lowes Drive, next to Furniture 123.   Locally owned by Byron and Kris Wolfe, B.A. Wolfe Powersports will continue to offer the most excitement on the road, with their tremendous selection of two and four wheeled transportation. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Hall of Fame Breakfast tickets on sale through Tuesday


APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Tickets for the 36th Annual Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame Breakfast are on sale through Tuesday.

The breakfast, slated for 9:00am, Saturday, February 9th, will see Governors baseball coach Gary McClure, longtime team physician Dr. Cooper Beazley and former basketball star, Andrew Lorentzson, who was selected through the new Honors category, inducted, becoming the 101st, 102nd and 103rd members of APSU’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

Tickets are $10.00 per person. To reserve tickets for event, telephone Tara Pfeifler, 931.221.6119, or the APSU athletics office at 931.221.7903.

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Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of February 3rd, 2013


Weekly Market Snapshot

Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist

Scott J. Brown Ph.D., Chief Economist Raymond James Investment ServicesWith so many economic reports, some surprises were likely. Real GDP fell at a 0.1% annual rate in the advance estimate for 4Q12, smacked down by slower inventory growth and a 22.2% drop in defense spending (otherwise, GDP would have risen 2.5%). Consumer spending rose at a 2.2% pace in 4Q12, while business fixed investment advanced 8.4%. Residential construction added 0.4 percentage points to GDP. Exports fell.

Consumer Confidence tanked in January, while the Consumer Sentiment Index improved. The ISM Manufacturing Index was stronger than anticipated. Personal income jumped 2.6%, reflecting a 34.3% spike in dividend income and earlier bonus payments. Spending rose 0.2%. The PCE Price Index was flat overall (+1.3%) and ex-food and energy (+1.4% y/y) – trending well below the Fed’s 2% goal. «Read the rest of this article»

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An Incredible Blessing


Clarksville, TN –  In over forty years of journalism, I have had the opportunity to meet and interview hundreds of celebrities, politicians, and everyday people.  I’ve covered some of the most tragic and triumphant events that have occurred in our community, but never have I been so blessed and inspired as I have been with the story of Suzanne Simpson.

Suzanne Simpson is a heart transplant recipient.

I’ve known “Suzie” since we were both at Austin Peay State University in the early seventies.  She was just out of Clarksville High School, and I was fresh in town from Military Academy. «Read the rest of this article»

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What He Really Wants for Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s Day is for women. Everyone knows that. If this holiday was for men, it would be called “Respect Day’ because men need respect. Women need love, therefore they appreciate the concept of Valentine’s Day because it celebrates love, and therefore it celebrates women.

But Valentine’s comes with a lot of pressure. Women are waiting in their offices, secretly wondering if they will receive flowers or balloons, while other women in their office are oohing over their over-the-top bouquets with cards attached written by florists, not their husbands. So ladies, let’s put ourselves in our fella’s shoes for a minute and imagine what he probably wants for Valentine’s. «Read the rest of this article»

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