Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field team opens its 2015-16 indoor season with a trip to Nashville for Saturday’s Vanderbilt Indoor Opener, hosted at the Commodores Indoor Multi-purpose facility.
Field events are scheduled to begin at 10:30am with the women’s high jump, while track events are slated for 1:00pm with the 60m hurdles. Admission is $5.00 per person.
Montgomery County, TN – We have received reports of a new scam that involves persons with pending criminal cases that have recently been bonded out of jail. These individuals are receiving phone calls from persons identifying themselves as bonding agents from their bonding company and demanding money.
Anyone receiving questionable calls should not send any money and should contact their bonding companies directly. We also ask that scam victims file a report with law enforcement authorities to assist in catching the scammers.
As always, when in doubt, follow up for more information before sending any money of information that is being requested.
Austin Peay (2-7) at Western Kentucky (3-2)
Saturday, December 5th, 2015 | 4:00pm CT
Bowling Green, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team begins a relatively quiet December slate when it meets Western Kentucky in a 4:00pm, Saturday contest at E.A. Diddle Arena.
The Lady Govs return to action after a four-day break following the end of a whirlwind November schedule.
Fort Campbell, KY – Two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) pilots who were killed December 2nd as a result of a helicopter crash near Fort Campbell have been identified.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Alex Caraballoleon, 35, a native of Patillas, Puerto Rico, enlisted in the Army in 2003 as an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter mechanic. During his six years as an enlisted Soldier, Caraballoleon served in numerous assignments, achieving the rank of sergeant, before being selected to attend the Warrant Officer Candidate School in 2009.
Following commissioning as a warrant officer and completion of the Rotary Wing Aviators Course, he served as an Apache attack helicopter pilot with Company B, 1st Battalion, and 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell.
Austin Peay (3-5) vs. Troy (4-3)
Saturday, December 5th, 2015 | 12:00pm CT
Troy, AL – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team seeks to replicate its defensive effort of Wednesday night but hopes its offensive performance will be much improved when it faces host Troy, noon, Saturday, in Trojan Arena.
This will be the second of a five-game Governors road swing that won’t end until they play host to Wofford, December 22nd.
Clarksville, TN – Join Clarksville Parks and Recreation for our annual Chocolate Affair, Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center located at 1190 Cumberland Drive.
The event will feature sweet and savory samples from local and national businesses.
Clarksville, TN – In late October, a van filled with some of Austin Peay State University’s brightest students headed east for a unique scholarly event.
About four hours later, the van arrived at the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus for the inaugural Tennessee Experiential Learning Symposium (TELS)—the state’s first academic conference to focus on service learning, study abroad and undergraduate research.
Written by Sgt. Samantha Stoffregen
Fort Campbell, KY – The actions of one man in Se San, Cambodia, would remain unknown to everyone but the men he saved that day in 1970, until a fellow Vietnam veteran and 101st Association columnist would stumble across a citation 25 years later in 1999.
That citation, outlining the life saving actions performed by Sgt. Leslie H. Sabo Jr. on May 10th, 1970, would eventually lead to Sabo being posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor April 16th, 2012, by President Barrack Obama.
Three years after being posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, Sabo is honored here on Fort Campbell for his courageous actions.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Five areas typically marked as “No Hunting” will opened to archery deer hunting on December 1st, in Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Hillman Ferry and Energy Lake campgrounds will be open to archery hunting through January 19th.
Piney Campground, Brandon Spring Group Center, and the South Nature Watch Demonstration Area in the eastern portion of Hunt Area 16 south of Fort Henry Road will be open to archery hunting through January 4th. Hunters are encouraged to harvest antlerless deer in these areas to maintain healthy deer populations.
Written by Ray Villard
Baltimore, MD – Astronomers harnessing the combined power of NASA’s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes have found the faintest object ever seen in the early universe. It existed about 400 million years after the big bang, 13.8 billion years ago.
The team has nicknamed the object Tayna, which means “first-born” in Aymara, a language spoken in the Andes and Altiplano regions of South America.
Though Hubble and Spitzer have detected other galaxies that are record-breakers for distance, this object represents a smaller, fainter class of newly-forming galaxies that until now have largely evaded detection.
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