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Austin Peay State University Football’s defense fails to slow down Murray State

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUMurray, KY – Youth has its disadvantages, and those were on display in Saturday’s 34-18 loss at Murray State, Saturday, as the Govs allowed 526 total yards to one of the Ohio Valley Conference’s elite offenses at Roy Stewart Stadium, despite another 100-yard performance from redshirt freshman Kendall Morris.

Austin Peay Governors Football loses to Murray State 34-18 Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Football loses to Murray State 34-18 Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Southern New Hampshire University Selects Local Student to Attend Prestigious Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

 

Further Developing SNHU Women to be prepared for Advanced Positions in Technology

Southern New Hampshire University Clarksville, TN – Tara Lovely from Clarksville, an undergraduate student in computer information technology at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), has been selected to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) of Women.

Held October 14th-16th in Houston, Texas, the GHC is the world’s largest technical conference for women in the field and one that is designed to highlight the research and career interests of women in computing.  Senior academic and administrative leaders from SNHU selected 15 students (representing undergraduate and graduate levels), including Lovely to attend the conference. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball falters at Eastern Illinois

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Senior Aubrey Marsellis posted a double-double but Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team could not solve the Eastern Illinois service game in a four-set loss (24-26, 25-16, 16-25, 20-25), Saturday, in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Dunn Center.

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

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

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Publix Raises More Than $6 Million in 2015 for March of Dimes

 

Celebrating 20 Years of Supporting Stronger, Healthier Babies

March of Dimes - March for BabiesNashville, TN – For two decades, Publix Super Markets, Inc. has worked alongside the March of Dimes to give all babies a healthy start in life.

This year, during their annual three week in-store March for Babies fundraising campaign, Publix customers and associates raised $6,050,470, an 18 percent increase from 2014, bringing their 20 year total to an impressive contribution of $57 million for stronger, healthier babies.

“March of Dimes National Ambassador Family Todd Jackson, Elise Jackson and Elijah Jackson recently presented Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw and President Todd Jones with the Crystal Award for being named the #2 March for Babies National Team in 2014.”

“March of Dimes National Ambassador Family Todd Jackson, Elise Jackson and Elijah Jackson recently presented Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw and President Todd Jones with the Crystal Award for being named the #2 March for Babies National Team in 2014.”

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Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council to hold Exhibition, Reception for 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Off

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – This Friday and Saturday, October 16th and 17th, artists from around Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky will arrive in Clarksville to paint the city in the 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-out.

Clarksvillians are invited to a reception and exhibition of work produced through the weekend at the L & N Train Station, on Saturday October 17th, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. They may also purchase fresh, original work featuring scenes of their favorite Clarksville landscapes, painted en plein air.

Clarksville plein air watercolorist Eunice Kern found a way to stay dry during last year’s 2Rivers Paint-Out competition as she painted a scene at Smith Trahern Mansion. Organizers expect better, brighter weather next weekend.

Clarksville plein air watercolorist Eunice Kern found a way to stay dry during last year’s 2Rivers Paint-Out competition as she painted a scene at Smith Trahern Mansion. Organizers expect better, brighter weather next weekend.

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Montgomery County Driver Safety Program receives Booster Seats

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Driver Safety Program recently received booster seats from MeHarry Medical College on a grant they received through the Tennessee Governors Highway Safety Office. The Drivers Safety Program received 290 booster seats to distribute to local elementary schools.

Each of the 24 Clarksville Montgomery County School System’s (CMCSS) elementary schools received seats, varying in size and age capacity for discretionary distribution.

(L to R) Marci Oliver, School Resource Officer; Amy Williams, Pisgah Elementary School Assistant Principal, Sergeant Jimmy Brown; and Lisa McClain, Montgomery County Driver’s Safety Administrator.

(L to R) Marci Oliver, School Resource Officer; Amy Williams, Pisgah Elementary School Assistant Principal, Sergeant Jimmy Brown; and Lisa McClain, Montgomery County Driver’s Safety Administrator.

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Austin Peay State University has new scholarship to help East Tennessee students become Special Education teachers

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – Students from Scott county and Blount county interested in becoming special education teachers are eligible for a new scholarship at Austin Peay State University, thanks to a recent gift from an anonymous donor.

The East Tennessee donor will give APSU’s Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education (MDECOE) $50,000 over the next five years for its Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM) scholarship initiative. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The National Football League, the NFL Players Association and the American Cancer Society are teaming up for the seventh year to support October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with “A Crucial Catch: Annual Screening Saves Lives,” campaign, reminding women about the importance of having a regular mammogram and taking control of their breast health.

The Titans will kick off breast cancer awareness month this week in a variety of ways, including honoring survivors on the field at the game.

Tennessee Titans and the National Football league support October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with “A Crucial Catch: Annual Screening Saves Lives,” campaign.

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Fort Campbell’s Lifeliner Movement Control Team keeps troops moving at Joint Readiness Training Center

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Jill People
49th Public Affairs Detachment

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Polk, LA – A long line of military vehicles from 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners) and 2nd Brigade Combat Team (Strike), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) parks along the side of the road at the Intermediate Staging Base in Alexandria, Louisiana, in preparation for movement to the Joint Readiness Training Center’s (JRTC) training area called the “box” at Fort Polk, Louisiana, on October 3rd, 2015.

The 2nd BCT is conducting a training rotation at JRTC with the support of other division assets like the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade and the 101st Airborne Division Artillery Regiment.

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LBL’s Nature Station to hold 21st Annual Howl-O-Ween for Kids of all ages

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Trick or treat on the “wild side” at the 21st Annual Howl-O-Ween program, Saturday, October 24th, from 1:00pm-4:30pm at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Join Nature Station guides on a ¼ mile woodland walk during this non-scary, daytime event all about nocturnal animals.

Tickets go on sale at 12:00pm and cost $5.00 per person ages 5 and up, free for ages 4 and under. Nature Station admission included with purchase. First tour leaves at 1:00pm; last tour leaves at 4:00pm.

Trick or treating along the Howl-O-Ween Trail. (Nicole Hawk)

Trick or treating along the Howl-O-Ween Trail. (Nicole Hawk)

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