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Fort Campbell’s D.W. Recreation Center February Activities

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – D.W. Recreation Center has lots of fun activities planned for February!

As always, you are invited to participate in their recurring events: Play in a 9-Ball Tournament on Monday at 6:00pm; Madden 13 Tournament on Tuesday at 7:00pm; Dart Tournament on Wednesday at 7:00pm; Spades Tournament on Thursday at 6:30pm, Table Tennis Tournament on Friday at 7:00pm; and an 8-Ball Tournament on Saturday at 3:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Fourth Graders’ National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Reading Scores Improved over 10-Year Period

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Fourth grade reading scores of Tennessee students improved more over the past 10 years than those of students in most other states, a new data snapshot on education finds.

The report, KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot: Early Reading Proficiency in the United States, compares 2003 and 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) fourth grade reading scores.

It was issued by the Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT Program. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball takes on Murray State Racers Thursday at Dunn Center

 

Murray State Racers vs. Austin Peay Lady Govs

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center (7,257)

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team (7-14, 4-4 OVC) will complete a whirlwind three-game, six-day homestand when it hosts the Murray State Racers (8-12, 1-7 OVC) in a 7:00pm, Thursday contest at the Dunn Center.

APSU's Sophomore Tiasha Gray has scored 20 points in each of her last three games. Austin Peay Women's Basketball hosts Murray State, Thursday night. (Clarksville Sports Network)

APSU’s Sophomore Tiasha Gray has scored 20 points in each of her last three games. Austin Peay Women’s Basketball hosts Murray State, Thursday night. (Clarksville Sports Network)

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American Red Cross Opens Shelter for Stranded Greyhound Bus Travelers

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The Nashville Area Chapter of the American Red Cross is opening an emergency shelter for stranded travelers at an area Greyhound Bus station.

“We are working in coordination with the local Greyhound Station to offer a safe, warm place for anyone who is stranded and unable to return home due to the inclement weather currently affecting many cities across the Southeast,” said Joel Sullivan, Regional CEO. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Commission Meeting to be held Monday, February 10th

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners will be held on Monday, February 10th, 2014, at 7:00pm, at the Montgomery County Courthouse.

There will be an informal meeting on Monday, February 3rd, 2014, at 7:00pm, at the Courthouse. «Read the rest of this article»

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American Red Cross offers Assistance to Stranded Travelers due to Harsh Frigid Winter Weather

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Record breaking cold weather has swept much of the Southeast U.S. over the past few days. Areas that are normally mild have been faced with freezing temperatures which has resulted in many car accidents and stranded travelers across several states. As always, the Red Cross is there to help.

“We are currently working to assist stranded passengers at Greyhound stations in Nashville and Memphis with food, shelter and personal hygiene items,” said David Kitchen, Regional Disaster Program Officer.  “Some of these people may have been stranded for over 24 hours and we want to ensure that their emergency needs are being met.” «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Lady Govs Softball picked fifth in OVC West

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University softball team was picked to finish fifth in the Ohio Valley Conference West Division in the 2014 preseason poll, as voted on by the conference coaches and sports information directors.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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2nd Annual Tyler Jackson Head Memorial 5k Fun Run/Walk to be held February 1st in Springfield, TN

 

Written by Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville)

District 67, Tennessee House of Representatives

Tennessee State Representative - House District 67Nashville, TN – Gina Head, mother to Tyler Jackson Head, has provided me information regarding the 2nd. Annual Tyler Jackson Head Memorial 5K Fun Run/Walk scheduled for February 1st, 2014. The event will be held at Travis Price Park in Springfield, TN. Registration begins at 8:00am and the run/walk begins at 9:00am.

This event is to honor the memory of Tyler J. Head who was killed February 3rd, 2012 while driving to class in Clarksville at Austin Peay State University. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University to host annual GuitarFest February 17th-19th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present the annual APSU GuitarFest this February, featuring guest artist concerts, lectures and master classes.

The concerts takes place at 7.30pm, Monday though Wednesday, February 17th-19th, in the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall and are free and open to the public.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

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Band of Brother’s Easy Company returns home to Fort Campbell; End of an Era

 

Written by Sgt. Justin Moeller
4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionThe 4th Brigade Combat Team

Fort Campbell, KY – The 506th Infantry Regiment has had a powerful lineage ever since their initial activation July 20th, 1942.

Since World War II, the 506th has been inactivated, reactivated and re-designated a number of times. They have served within different brigades, divisions and military posts.

The 1st and 2nd Battalions of the 506th Inf. Regt. reunited in September of 2005 under the Colors of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Abn. Div., and have since had two separate deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Scott W. Kirkpatrick, commander of 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), leads the last group of soldiers, consisting mainly of soldiers with Easy Company, 2nd Bn., 506th Inf. Regt., who returned home in the early hours of Jan. 26, 2014, marking the end of an era for the brigade. (Sgt. Kimberly K. Menzies, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Scott W. Kirkpatrick, commander of 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), leads the last group of soldiers, consisting mainly of soldiers with Easy Company, 2nd Bn., 506th Inf. Regt., who returned home in the early hours of Jan. 26, 2014, marking the end of an era for the brigade. (Sgt. Kimberly K. Menzies, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

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