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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball gets 76-52 win over Oakland City

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Freshman guard Josh Robinson came off the bench to score 23 points, including seven three pointers, to lift Austin Peay State University to a 76-52 non-conference victory against Oakland City, Thursday night, in Dave Aaron Arena.

The victory was the Govs’ second straight and improved them to 4-7 on the season.  Division II Oakland City, which came in at 7-1, recorded the contest as an exhibition.

Austin Peay freshman guard Josh Robinson connected on seven three pointers against Oakland City. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay freshman guard Josh Robinson connected on seven three pointers against Oakland City. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department shares Cold Weather Precaution Tips

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water wishes to share a few important preventive cold weather tips that may be helpful to protect household water pipes from freezing and possible damage when cold weather brings freezing temperatures. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell 86th Combat Support Hospital Soldiers eliminate unseen threats in Gbediah

 

By Sgt. Matthew Britton, 27th Public Affairs Detachment

United States Africa CommandMonrovia, Liberia – Ebola may be the reason why U.S. service members have come to Liberia’s aid, but it’s far from the only health concern. Malaria, yellow and dengue fever are among a long list of diseases, viruses and parasites that can threaten troops’ health. Temperature checks, hand washing stations and ensuring service members have taken their anti-malaria medication aren’t the only lines of defense against these microscopic dangers.

A part of this defense consists of preventative medicine Soldiers from the 61st Preventative Medicine Detachment, 86th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. As part of the Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, they support the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission, Operation United Assistance, by controlling and eliminating health risks in the JFC area of operations.

Maj. Benjamin Qi, commander, 61st Preventative Medicine Detachment, 86th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Campbell, Ky., sprays insecticide around the area where a health clinic is currently being built in Gbediah, Liberia. Operation United Assistance is a Department of Defense operation in Liberia to provide logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in western Africa. (Sgt. Matt Britton/U.S. Army)

Maj. Benjamin Qi, commander, 61st Preventative Medicine Detachment, 86th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Campbell, Ky., sprays insecticide around the area where a health clinic is currently being built in Gbediah, Liberia. Operation United Assistance is a Department of Defense operation in Liberia to provide logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in western Africa. (Sgt. Matt Britton/U.S. Army)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball travels to Montana for Lady Griz Holiday Classic; plays Saint Louis

 

Austin Peay (2-7) vs. Saint Louis (4-5)

Friday, December 19th, 2014 | 6:30pm CT
Missoula, Montana | Dahlberg Arena

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Big Sky Country awaits the Austin Peay women’s basketball team as it begins a 30-day, six-game road trip at the 34th annual Lady Griz Holiday Classic, hosted by Montana, Friday-Saturday.

The Lady Govs open the tournament with a 6:30pm (CT), Friday contest against Saint Louis.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball plays Saint Louis Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball plays Saint Louis Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police Department has Two K-9 Teams in K-9 Team Street Survival Seminar, Win First Place Award

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – From December 8th to the 12th, Officer Casey Stanton and his K-9 partner Aires along with Officer Joey Scruggs and his K-9 partner Solo attended the 26th Annual K-9 Team Street Survival Seminar in Sevierville, TN.

This seminar was designed to enhance K-9 team proficiency at basic and advanced levels with a focus on patrol and narcotics detection. The most advanced techniques and methods in law enforcement K-9 patrol and narcotic detection were discussed and demonstrated.

Clarksville Police K-9 Officer Stanton and Aires

Clarksville Police K-9 Officer Stanton and Aires

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Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation Facilities’ Hours to Change in Observance of upcoming Holidays

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s three community centers will adjust their hours of operation this December to accommodate students in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and their holiday schedule.

The Kleeman, Crow and Burt-Cobb Centers will be open from 10:00am to 7:00pm beginning Friday, December 19th and ending Friday, January 2nd, 2015 as students will be out of school for the holiday break. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for December 20th through December 27th, 2014

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include: Nature Hike, Welcome Winter Hike and Trash Pickup Hike.

Dunbar Cave State Park - Swan Lake

Dunbar Cave State Park – Swan Lake

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Marlon Scott’s Clarksville Area High School Girls Basketball Weekly Recap: Week 5

 

High School Basketball Recap for Clarksville - Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – District competition continued to heat up in week 5 of the girls high school basketball season. Only one game separates the top four teams in District 10-AAA, with two teams yet to lose a district game.

However, the top four are thriving at the expense of the bottom four. At the bottom half of the race, two teams have won only won game and two have yet to capture their first district win.

Rossview Lady Hawks Basketball.

Rossview Lady Hawks Basketball.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council releases statement on Hemlock Semiconductor Clarksville Plant shutdown

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) was notified today that Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C. (HSC) will be terminating indefinitely the startup of the Clarksville facility due to unresolved issues in the alternative energy sector.

The shutdown of the plant will be a great loss for the community. The EDC is disappointed by this unexpected news and recognizes that this sector has been troubled and negatively affected on a global level by the U.S. and Chinese governments inability to settle trade agreements.

The Hemlock Semiconductor Construction site. Photo taken in October 2010

The Hemlock Semiconductor Construction site. Photo taken in October 2010

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Marlon Scott’s Clarksville Area High School Boys Basketball Weekly Recap: Week 5

 

High School Basketball Recap for Clarksville - Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – A buzzer beating shot, clutch free throws, a defensive stop or a run in overtime, the boys basketball teams are doing whatever they can to get wins early this season. A lot of them have already found their formula for success. However, a few are still looking for what it takes to get just a single win.

The battle in District 10-AAA is hot and heavy, but not as hot as the team sitting at the top of District 11AA.

Kenwood Knights Basketball.

Kenwood Knights Basketball.

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