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Clarksville, TN – Starting pitcher Alex Robles hurled five hitless innings and Austin Peay State University’s baseball team scored five runs in the first inning en route to a 9-3 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Tennessee Tech, Friday night at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Robles (1-2) held Tennessee Tech without a hit until he surrendered a two-out double in the sixth inning.
Written by Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson
Speaker Pro Tempore
Nashville, TN – Legislation designed to save money and cut down on the time spent renewing driver licenses moved forward this week in the House of Representatives.
As many Tennesseans note, despite technologies that allow licenses to be renewed online or in mobile kiosks, driver license centers across the state are often overcrowded.
House Bill 198 seeks to help solve this problem by moving the driver license renewal period from five to eight years. As the law stands now, Tennessee has among the shortest periods of time that a license is valid when compared to other states. Most states already have either a seven or an eight year license.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Coming off a sweep of 20-win Samford in a midweek home doubleheader, Austin Peay State University’s softball team hits the road this weekend for a three-game Ohio Valley Conference series at UT Martin.
Montgomery County, TN – Edgar Patterson, former Chief Deputy of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, who had been with the agency for nearly 40 years before retiring in 2012, died Thursday evening.
Patterson was commissioned with the MCSO in 1973 as a juvenile officer and was promoted through the ranks until he was appointed Chief Deputy in 1978, a position he held until his retirement.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team extended its winning streak to five matches and remained undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference play as the Govs defeated Morehead State 4-1, Friday, at the Austin Peay Indoor Tennis Center.
Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts chosen by peers to serve as Secretary of the Tennessee Legislative Veterans Caucus
Nashville, TN – House Bill 800 (Rep Joe Pitts, D-Clarksville)/Senate Bill 56 (Sen Mark Green, R-Clarksville) would authorize students who are members of the National Guard or a Reserve unit of a branch of the United States military and who are eligible for the Tennessee Promise Scholarship, but cannot enroll in college in the fall term immediately following completion of high school due to certain military commitments, to enroll in the first term beginning after completion of such commitments without losing eligibility for the scholarship.
The bill passed the Education Administration and Planning Full Committee on Tuesday, March 10th and is currently in Finance, Ways and Means.
Austin Peay State University student Amy Duncan’s senior solo exhibition “Words Are Hard” to be held at Trahern Gallery 108
Clarksville, TN – Local artist Amy Duncan will displaying her show “Words Are Hard,” a series of 100 intricately draw handmade greeting cards, from March 30th-April 3rd at Trahern Gallery 108 on the campus of Austin Peay State University.
An opening reception is free to the public and takes place March 30th from 5:00pm-9:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Are you an avid bookworm or just interested in learning about some of Clarksville’s history? There’s still time left to read the latest books that can be signed by local writers!
“The Diary of Nannie Haskins” by Minoa D. Uffelman, Ellen Kanervo, Eleanor Williams and Phyllis Smith; and “Franklin House” by Carolyn Ferrell with both be available for purchase at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center for those who do not already own a copy.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University assistant professor of creative writing and poetry Andrea Spofford is nearing the release of her first collection of poetry, titled “The Pine Effect.”
Spofford’s collection of poetry examines the intersection of person and place. Addressing themes of history, transformation and youth, this collection explores the idea of poet as alchemist and scientist, explorer and observer.
Clarksville, TN – The Saint Thomas Health Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography Coach will be at Hilltop Supermarket’s parking lot this Saturday, March 28th, 2015 from 9:00am until 3:00pm.
The coach provides mammography for women who cannot afford the time away from work for appropriate screenings. It also helps women with no insurance through support from organizations like Susan G. Komen.
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