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Austin Peay State University Governors Football set to don full pads for first time Friday

 

APSU Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – After four days and five practices, including two practices with helmets and shoulder pads, Austin Peay State University’s football team will go “full-pack” 9:00am, Friday at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

Football head coach Kirby Cannon is in his second Austin Peay season. (APSU Sports Information)

Football head coach Kirby Cannon is in his second Austin Peay season. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol encourages Back to School Safety

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is urging motorists to utilize extra caution in school zones, around school buses and in neighborhoods during the 2014-15 school year.

State Troopers will work to raise school safety awareness, and target traffic violators, specifically those who speed in school zones, drive distracted and disregard stopped school buses that are loading and unloading children.

School Kids getting on a bus.

School Kids getting on a bus.

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Nashville Sounds Game Thursday night game at Greer Stadium Postponed to Friday

 

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Game Rescheduled as part of a Friday Doubleheader

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN –  Mother Nature got the best of Thursday night’s game at Greer Stadium, which was scheduled to be the first game of a five-game series between the first-place Nashville Sounds (62-56) and the Round Rock Express (61-57).

The outing has been postponed due to rain and rescheduled as a part of a doubleheader for Friday, August 8th at 6:05pm. The pair of games will each be seven-innings.

Thursday Night game postponed due to wet field conditions. Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Thursday Night game postponed due to wet field conditions. Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Former APSU Basketball player Travis Betran signs pro contract with Belgium team

 

Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSULiege, Belgium – Former Austin Peay State University guard Travis Betran has signed a contract to play for the VOO Wolves Verviers-Pepinster in the Basketball League Belgium.

Betran signed his professional contract late Tuesday.

Travis Betran has signed his first pro contract. (APSU Sports Information)

Travis Betran has signed his first pro contract. (APSU Sports Information)

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Customs House Museum to hold Annual Women Painting Women Exhibition starting September 12th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum will exhibit its annual Women Painting Women exhibit on September 12th. This year’s slate of artists hailing from Tennessee, California, Georgia, and Ohio, offer a variety of artistic views of the female form.

Lecoupd'oeil - Chantal Barber

Lecoupd’oeil – Chantal Barber

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Voter Turnout light on election day in Montgomery County

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Voting is underway across Clarksville, Montgomery County for the Tennessee State Primary and County general elections. Voting continues until 7:00pm this evening.

Turnout appears light with roughly 11,000 people voting in the early voting, and multiple precincts reporting extremely light turnout today. “I am ashamed to tell you how many people we had vote today,” said poll worker Nancy Chambers, before revealing that only 21 people had turned out to vote at Smith school by 9:00am. Results at the other polling places were similar.

A mother checks in before casting her ballot as her two children watch

A mother checks in before casting her ballot as her two children watch

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Tennessee Titans take on the Green Bay Packers at LP Field to kickoff Preseason this Saturday

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. Green Bay Packers (0-0)

Saturday, August 9th, 2014 | 7:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN | LP Field | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-0) open their 2014 preseason this week, welcoming the defending NFC North Champion Green Bay Packers (0-0) to LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Saturday, August 9th.

Fans are encouraged to participate in the LP PENCIL Box School Supply Drive at the game. LP PENCIL Box, a collaborative non-profit venture between PENCIL Foundation and LP Building Products, offers Nashville Metro teachers the opportunity to acquire school supplies for the city’s most in-need children.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) begins his fourth career preseason this Saturday at LP Field. (Don McPeak/USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) begins his fourth career preseason this Saturday at LP Field. (Don McPeak/USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville Police make Homicide Arrest in August 2013 Body Found at Northwest High School Parking Lot case

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On August 6th, 2014, Detectives with the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Unit made an arrest in the August 15th, 2013 murder of 38 year old Daniel Lamar Reed.

Reed was found deceased on the parking lot of Northwest High School from a gunshot wound.

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Montgomery County recognizes Lisa McClain for Dedication to Community Education

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government congratulates Lisa McClain, Driver Safety Administrator, for being selected as Technician of the Year by the Tennessee Child Passenger Safety Center.

Lisa was recognized for her exemplary work ethic and performance, along with her commitment and dedication of child passenger safety education and on her efforts to reduce fatalities and injuries on Tennessee highways.

Lisa McClain

Lisa McClain

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101st Airborne Division “Screaming Eagles” to celebrate it’s 72nd Birthday

 

Listen to Clarksville’s 1400AM WJZM’s “Rendezvous Radio” for a discussion of the 101st’s History

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – In celebration of its 72nd birthday, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will host a division run scheduled for 6:30am, August 8th, 2014, as well as other events the following week.

The 101st was activated August 16th, 1942, at which time it did not have a history yet, but it had a “rendezvous with destiny.” Those enduring words were spoken then by the 101st’s first commander, Maj. Gen. William C. Lee.

The 101st Airborne Division will kick off their Birthday Celebration with a Division Run Friday, August 8th.

The 101st Airborne Division will kick off their Birthday Celebration with a Division Run Friday, August 8th.

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