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Yellow Creek Baptist Church’s Community Easter Egg Hunt simply a delight

 

Yellow Creek Baptist ChurchCumberland City, TN – Yellow Creek Baptist Church held their annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26th, 2016. Registration started at 9:00am and the Easter Egg hunt began just after 10:00am.

The Easter Egg hunt was divided into three divisions: Pre-K, K-2nd grade and 3rd-5th grade. 10,000 eggs filled with candy were scattered between the three fields. Each division also had 200 eggs with tickets. Each child that registered got a ticket. Those tickets make them eligible for the door prizes.

Yellow Creek Baptist Church Community Easter Egg Hunt

Yellow Creek Baptist Church Community Easter Egg Hunt

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APSU Lady Govs Golf sits one shot out of first at Saluki Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCarbondale, IL – Specialized efforts to improve the team’s short game paid off for APSU women’s golf team, Sunday, during the first-round play of the Saluki Invitational at Hickory Ridge Golf Course.

Austin Peay State University will head to the tourney’s final day just one shot off the lead.

Austin Peay senior Jessica Cathey shoots a 3 over 74 to sit in a third-place tie after the first round of Saluki Invitational Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay senior Jessica Cathey shoots a 3 over 74 to sit in a third-place tie after the first round of Saluki Invitational Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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UT Lady Vols lose in Elite Eight to Syracuse, 89-67

 

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UT Lady VolsSioux Falls, SD – Tennessee’s impressive 2016 NCAA Tournament run came to an end on Sunday as the Lady Vols fell to Syracuse, 89-67, in the Sioux Falls Regional Championship Game at the Denny Sanford Premier Center.

Diamond DeShields led No. 7 seed Tennessee (22-14) with a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds.

Syracuse (29-7), the region’s No. 4 seed, won the game with impressive 3-point shooting (14-of-30) to advance to its first-even Final Four.

DeShields shot 8-of-21 from the field and her 10 rebounds led all players. She also had five assists. Jaime Nared had 14 points, nine rebounds and six assists.

#11 Diamond DeShields of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the Elite Eight game in the NCAA tournament between the Syracuse Orange and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers in Sioux Falls, SD. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

#11 Diamond DeShields of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the Elite Eight game in the NCAA tournament between the Syracuse Orange and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers in Sioux Falls, SD. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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Veterans Property Tax Relief Bills Rolled to March 30th

 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

“#SayDyslexia” Bill passes House and Senate committees

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Several bills sponsored by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) moved along in committees last week.  This is a general update on the bills and events on the Hill from last week.

House Bill 1410/Senate Bill 1484 – (Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) is scheduled for the final House Local Government Sub Committee on March 30th.  This legislation will repeal the “Save our Property Tax Relief” legislation, Public Chapter 481, which passed last year.  Public Chapter 481 made changes to the disabled veterans, senior citizens and disabled citizen property tax relief program.

Representative Joe Pitts welcomes members of the Montgomery County 4-H Congress to the State Capitol on Monday, March 21st. (L to R) Julie Newberry, Cheyenne Deibert, Tabitha Lee, State Rep. Joe Pitts, Dani Wright, Hunter Kueter, and Trevor Beard. All of the students are from Clarksville Academy

Representative Joe Pitts welcomes members of the Montgomery County 4-H Congress to the State Capitol on Monday, March 21st. (L to R) Julie Newberry, Cheyenne Deibert, Tabitha Lee, State Rep. Joe Pitts, Dani Wright, Hunter Kueter, and Trevor Beard. All of the students are from Clarksville Academy

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Keep Your Home Safe During Your Vacation

 

State FarmMurfreesboro, TN – Spring is upon us and many people use this time as an opportunity for a quick vacation with their children while they are out of school.

Most vacations require some degree of planning. So does protecting your residence against home invasions during your absence.

State Farm lists some simple things you can do to help protect your home while you’re away.

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Registration for Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s 50+ Olympics is going on now

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Adults fifty years of age and older can register now through Friday, May 6th for the Clarksville Parks and Recreation 50+ Olympics.

The 50+ Olympics encourages participants to maintain an active lifestyle and continued participation in sports and recreational activities. No experience is necessary!

Clarksville Park and Recreation's 50+ Olympics registration going on now through May 6th.

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Kris Wolf: How to Recover from Rejection

 

Kris WolfeClarksville, TN – Self-esteem reminds me of a water balloon dipped in tanning oil. We want to have a handle on it, but our grasp is momentary at best.

And the ego. Well the ego is a savage. A hungry carnivore leaving a trail of messy carnage, if left to its own devices.

I am going to speak to the female ego and self-esteem here, but fellas, you can probably relate too. Yet there is something special about how women feed their ego, and thus experience a positive self-esteem.

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APSU Lady Govs get back on track at Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field team opened its 2016 outdoor campaign at this weekend’s Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational, shaking off a month’s worth of rust after the end of indoor season.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for March 27th, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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: 50-Plus Olympics, Learn the fundamentals of archery, 38th Annual Queen City Road Race, Downtown Market Vendor Application Deadline Approaching and Swim Lessons.

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis gets edged out by Eastern Illinois

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Saturday’s Ohio Valley Conference contest between Austin Peay State University and Eastern Illinois came down to the final match, with the Panthers narrowly earning the No. 6 singles point en route to a 4-3 victory.

APSU Lady Govs Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Lady Govs Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

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