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Austin Peay State University Agriculture Department prized bull sells for $14,500

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Big John, an 1,800-pound bull, was a source of pride for the Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture. Students on the department’s beef show team took the animal to several regional shows, where his size and power often impressed the judges.

Last month, the University decided to sell this prize-winning animal, with the hope of earning a few thousand dollars for the growing Department of Agriculture. During a special sale on September 23rd at the APSU Farm, three bidders joined together to buy Big John for $14,500.

Mark Barnett, APSU President Alisa White, Dan Askew, Billy Atkins, Lois Bartee, Lucas Haley, Matt Barnett.

Mark Barnett, APSU President Alisa White, Dan Askew, Billy Atkins, Lois Bartee, Lucas Haley, Matt Barnett.

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Tame the Wild Outdoor Kid’s Fest at LBL’s Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area invites families to “Tame the Wild” at the Outdoor Kid’s Fest Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, October 11th, 12th, and 13th, 2014.

This new event will take place at Woodlands Nature Station from 10:00am-4:00pm each day. Spend Columbus Day holiday weekend learning outdoor skills, both old-fashioned and modern. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer loses 3-1 at Eastern Illinois

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCharleston, IL – Despite holding an early lead, Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team found itself on the wrong side of a 3-1 decision against Eastern Illinois, Sunday, at Lakeside Field.

With the loss, Austin Peay falls to 2-9-0 (1-2-0 Ohio Valley Conference) in 2014 and sees its four-match winning streak against the Panthers evaporate.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

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Fort Campbell MWR’s Taylor Youth Center hosts “Lights on Afterschool” Event in October

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – One in four youth are alone and unsupervised after school. After school programs keep kids safe, help working Families and inspire learning.

Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) Middle School and Teen Program invites you to attend a “Lights on After School” event and see what Taylor Youth Center has to offer.

You can come on October 9th from 12:00pm to 3:00pm or on October 16th from 12:00pm to 3:00pm.

Fort Campbell MWR's Lights on After School event. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Basketball begins preseason work, Sunday

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – It will be a working Sunday for the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team when it opens its 40-day preseason practice slate with a 5:00pm practice at the Dunn Center.

The Lady Govs will regularly take the floor around 4:00pm during each of its 30 practice days during their 40-day window, leading up to its November 14th season opener against Wright State.

Austin Peay Sophomore center Tearra Banks, a 2013-14 OVC All-Freshman team selection, is one of 10 returning letterwinners as the Lady Govs begin preseason practice, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Sophomore center Tearra Banks, a 2013-14 OVC All-Freshman team selection, is one of 10 returning letterwinners as the Lady Govs begin preseason practice, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Campbell Crossing hosts Movie Night in support of Fire Prevention Week

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – On Saturday, September 27th, 2014, Campbell Crossing partnered with the Fort Campbell Fire Department to host a community movie night in support of Fire Prevention Week at The Commons at Werner Park.

The event brought together more than 125 Campbell Crossing residents for a special screening of The Lego Movie and an important lesson in fire safety and prevention.

Fire truck tours were just one highlight of Campbell Crossing’s community movie night.

Fire truck tours were just one highlight of Campbell Crossing’s community movie night.

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Clarksville Mayoral Candidate Bill Summers to attend Mayoral Debate

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Mayoral candidate and Ward 10 councilman Bill Summers will attend the City Mayoral Debate hosted at Daymar Institute on Monday, October 6th, 2014.

Each mayoral candidate in attendance will have three minutes for an opening statement, followed by five questions with a 2:30 time limit response and three questions with a 1:30 time limit response. All candidates will close with a two-minute closing statements.

Bill Summers

Bill Summers

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APSU nursing faculty to have several articles published by International Journal

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The international journal Nursing Clinics of North America is considered one of the top scholarly publications in that field, and the spring issue, known as a clinic, will feature articles by 11 Austin Peay State University School of Nursing faculty members.

The nursing professors were selected to contribute to the publication because Dr. Chita Farrar, APSU professor of nursing, was invited to guest edit the issue.

APSU Professor of Nursing Dr. Chita Farrar.

APSU Professor of Nursing Dr. Chita Farrar.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for October 5th, 2014

 

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: The Indoor Aquatic Center, Youth Basketball League registration, Fun with Fido at Bark in the Park costume contest, and Fright on Franklin Costume Contest.

The Indoor Aquatic Center is now open.

The Indoor Aquatic Center is now open.

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Kiara Young Crowned Miss Tennessee USA 2015 in Clarksville Saturday night

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – Miss Tennessee USA was crowned Saturday night, making her Tennessee’s next hopeful in the 2015 Miss USA pageant.

Miss Greater Nashville, Kiara Young, accepted her new crown from the reigning Miss Tennessee USA, Kristy Landers Niedenfuer of  Nashville. Niedenfuer also placed in the top 20 at the Miss USA pageant this past June in Baton Rouge.

Miss Tennessee USA 2015, Kiara Young, accepts her crown from Miss Tennessee USA 2014, Kristy Landers Niedenfuer, and Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2015, Hannah Faith Greene.

Miss Tennessee USA 2015, Kiara Young, accepts her crown from Miss Tennessee USA 2014, Kristy Landers Niedenfuer, and Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2015, Hannah Faith Greene.

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