Prestigious honor awarded to two television commercials communicating the consequences of violating tougher meth laws
Nashville, TN – An anti-methamphetamine communications campaign created by the Governor’s Public Safety Subcabinet has earned three prestigious national advertising awards. The Telly Awards honor two television commercials included in the campaign, which was part of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s first term public safety action plan.
“The purpose of the campaign was to communicate the consequences of violating tougher meth laws passed under Governor Haslam’s administration. The new legislation enacted stiffer penalties for manufacturing meth in the presence of children and for purchasing pseudoephedrine for unlawful purposes,” Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons said. Gibbons chairs the subcabinet.
Austin Peay State University
Madison, IL – After hitting a bump in the road in Ohio, Austin Peay State University men’s golf team seeks to get back on course, Monday and Tuesday, when it participates in the 2015 SIUE Derek Dolenc Invitational at the Gateway National Golf Links.
The two-day, 54-hole event (36 Monday, 18 Tuesday) will be played on the par-71, 7,091-yard layout.
American Cancer Society Relay For Life Launches “Hope Lives Here” Breast Cancer Campaign and Kickoff Rally on October 13th
Clarksville, TN – On October 13th, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® campaign of Montgomery County will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year.
In addition to a delicious meal and fellowship with some of Clarksville’s finest volunteers, the rally will feature speakers from the community who have benefited from funds raised at Relay, will honor cancer survivors, recognize this past year’s participating teams and their contributions toward this effort and during which this year’s campaign theme will be unveiled.
APSU Sports Information
Richmond, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team could not maintain its offensive rhythm, Sunday, losing 1-0 in the first Ohio Valley Conference match of the season at Eastern Kentucky.
APSU professors Antonio and Amy Thompson publish “But if a Zombie Apocalypse Did Occur…,” a scholarly book on zombies
Clarksville, TN – The decaying, dangerous world of mega-popular television show and comic series “The Walking Dead” is not real and will never be our reality.
But if zombies did start shambling down our real world streets, it wouldn’t be the worst idea if we had a plan.
Taking advantage of a unique overlapping of both personal and professional interests, Dr. Antonio Thompson, Austin Peay State University associate professor of history, and his wife, APSU associate professor of biology Dr. Amy Thompson, recently completed work on a new academic book, titled “But If a Zombie Apocalypse Did Occur: Essays on Medical, Military, Governmental, Ethical, Economic and Other Implications.”
Clarksville, TN – In Janet Yellen’s first public speech after the recent FOMC meeting, the Fed chair downplayed concerns about the rest of the world and placed herself among the majority of Fed officials expecting to raise short-term interest rates by the end of the year. In a scary moment for investors, Yellen struggled to finish her speech.
She repeatedly lost her place, paused for long periods, and looked generally unwell. She received medical treatment. A Fed spokesperson said that she was dehydrated and that she felt fine later. While stock market participants have been worried about Fed tightening, they seemed to have been more encouraged by Yellen’s expressed confidence in the U.S. economy.
Clarksville City Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin to hold Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin will hold a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at the Kleeman Community Center located at 166 Cunningham Lane (next to New Providence Middle School).
Austin Peay Sports Information
Nashville, TN – Despite rain interfering play at the Lipscomb Invitational, Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team was able to post results against local Ohio Valley Conference foe, Belmont, on Saturday.
Clarksville, 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: Indoor Aquatic Center opens, Clarksville Greenway Cleanup, Fun with Fido and Learn the fundamentals of archery.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – After inclement weather forced Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team to postpone Day 1 of the Dale Short Shootout, the Govs returned to their home court to host Lipscomb in a makeshift match-up, Saturday.
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