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APSU’s Chris Horton blocks shot to give Governors 72-70 win over Southern Illinois Salukis

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Sophomore center Chris Horton blocked Anthony Beane’s potential game-tying lane jumper with one second left to preserve Austin Peay State University’s 72-70 victory over the Southern Illinois Salukis, Tuesday night, in non- conference basketball action played at Dave Aaron Arena.

The block was Horton’s seventh, tying both his and John Fraley’s records. Fraley originally set the mark in 2011. Horton tied the mark four times a year ago. His most-recent block party could not have come at a better time.

Austin Peay's Damarius Smith puts in a lay up in Governors 72-70 victory over Southern Illinois.

Austin Peay’s Damarius Smith puts in a lay up in Governors 72-70 victory over Southern Illinois.

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Fort Campbell announces Federal Benefits Open Season in Full Swing

 

Fort Campbell employees are encouraged to attend the health benefits fair on-post to learn more about the options available to them.

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – It’s that time of year again, the Federal Benefits Open Season is happening right now. Open season is an opportunity for federal employees to make changes to their benefits, encouraging employees to think about health, dental, vision and tax-saving needs.

Federal Benefits Open Season will be held as scheduled from November 11th to December 9th with changes effective the first full pay period in January (FEDVIP enrollment is effective January 1st, 2014). «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Man taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center after Sunday shooting

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Preliminary investigations into the Sunday shooting of an Ashland City Road man show that the incident appears to be an accident between the victim and an acquaintance while handling a firearm.

Perry Clayton Story, 25, was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he now remains. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tiasha Gray named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Sophomore guard Tiasha Gray, of Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Gray recorded the first triple-double in Austin Peay women’s basketball history against Trevecca, Monday, scoring 13 points, dishing out 12 assists and pulling down 11 rebounds against the Trojans. The assist and rebounding numbers were both career highs for the Clarksville native.

APSU's Tiasha Gray

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Ponder Anew: A WWII Warrior’s Story at Clarksville’s First Baptist Church Thursday

 

First Baptist Church - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – On Thursday, November 21st, the Military Ministry of First Baptist Church, Clarksville, TN and SAFE: Soldiers And Families Embraced invite you to experience “Ponder Anew: A WWII Warrior’s Story”.

This is a Reader’s Theater play with music from the memoir of Lt. Herschel D. Ponder, adapted for the stage by Carol Ponder and Robert Kiefer.

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APSU recognized by Military Times as Tennessee’s best University for Vets

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When the national publication Military Times released its annual “Best for Vets: Colleges 2014” list earlier this week, it named Austin Peay State University as the top school in Tennessee for serving and supporting military veterans.

The newspaper listed APSU as the 57th best university in the country for veterans to attend, and it gave the University four stars for the academic support it provides these students.

Austin Peay named Tennessee's best University for Vets

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Christmas Open House at The Mill

 

The MillClarksville, TN – The Mill located at 1101 Dover Road will be holding a Christmas Open House Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

Come by and check out what local artists have made for Christmas decorating and gift giving.  We have a great selection in everyone’s budget.

Christmas Open House at The Mill this Saturday.

Christmas Open House at The Mill this Saturday.

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Santa Claus visits Clarksville’s Indoor Aquatic Center for Swim with Santa

 

Indoor Aquatic Center - New ProvidenceClarksville, TN – This year your child can swim with Santa at the Indoor Aquatic Center! Santa will be visiting the pool, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, on Sunday, December 15th from 2:00pm until 4:00pm.

Families can enjoy refreshments, crafts with Mrs. Claus and swimming!

Swim with Santa at the Indoor Aquatic Center December 15th.

Swim with Santa at the Indoor Aquatic Center December 15th.

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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts announces winner of 2013 Young Composers Award

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – The winner of the 27th Annual Young Composer’s Competition at Austin Peay State University was recently announced by the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. The winning composer is Christopher Chandler, of Rochester, NY, who won for his “deep in liquid indigo” for chamber ensemble.

Chandler was born in Savannah, GA, in 1986 and currently lives in Rochester, where he is pursuing a Ph.D. in composition at the Eastman School of Music. «Read the rest of this article»


Freed-Hardeman University, Jackson Foundation Reach Agreement On Transfer Of Renaissance Center in Dickson Tennessee

 

FHU To Begin Offering Classes In Dickson In Fall Of 2014 Gift From Foundation to University Is Realization of Long-Term Goals of Both Institutions

Freed Hardeman UniversityDickson, TN – Freed-Hardeman University has reached an agreement with the Jackson Foundation to assume ownership of the Renaissance Center in Dickson, Tennessee, and offer a four-year undergraduate program and graduate degrees on site, the first such program in Dickson’s history.

Officials from Freed-Hardeman and the Jackson Foundation executed documents on Friday, November 15th, 2013, effecting the immediate transfer, which was approved by a unanimous vote of both governing boards. Under the agreement, the current “Renaissance Center” name and mission will remain intact.

FHU President Joe Wiley (L) and Jackson Foundation President Doug Jackson.

FHU President Joe Wiley (L) and Jackson Foundation President Doug Jackson.

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