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Three APSU Governors squads receive recognition from NCAA

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – Showing continued improvement in the classroom, Austin Peay State University’s athletics department saw three teams receive public recognition from the NCAA for maintaining a multiyear Academic Progress Rate among the top 10 percent of their respective sport, Wednesday.

For the first time in its history, the APSU women’s cross country team received a public recognition honor. The APSU volleyball team earned its second public recognition in the NCAA and third in his career. In addition, the Austin Peay women’s golf team received recognition for a fourth consecutive year.

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Tennessee Democratic Leaders urge Veto of “Loser Pays” Bill

 

Favors: Bill evokes a time before women’s rights were taken seriously

Tennessee Senate Democratic CaucusNashville, TN – House and Senate Democrats are urging Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to veto legislation that would protect public officials, including state lawmakers, from lawsuits alleging sexual harassment.

“This bill causes me and other women great concern because it is regressive in nature,” state Rep. JoAnne Favors said. “It has taken many, many years for us to come to the point in history here in Tennessee and throughout the nation when women’s rights were observed, when women were able to file lawsuits, when women were to file complaints about sexual harassment.
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APSU Governors Basketball adds forward Sam McCraken from Cincinnati

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Sam McCracken, a 6-8, 190-pound forward from Cincinnati who helped lead his high school to a 24-5 record as a senior, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Austin Peay State University.

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Hopkinsville Community College selected Heritage Christian Academy & Trigg High students to participate in near-space balloon Launch

 

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville Community College’s Balloon Satellite Club reached out to area high schools and asked that they submit experiment proposals for consideration to be a part of a spring balloon satellite launch into near-space.

Heritage Christian Academy (HCA) and Trigg County High School (TCHS) are the winning schools and will have their experiments fly on the NASA-sponsored launch scheduled for Friday, April 15th at a window between 11:30am- noon, lifting off from the grass area off of HCC’s North Drive campus entrance.

Photo from HCC’s fall 2015 near-space balloon satellite launch.

Photo from HCC’s fall 2015 near-space balloon satellite launch.

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Nashville Sounds get late game 2 run blast from Matt McBride for 3-1 win over Colorado Sky Sox

 

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Catcher Breaks 1-1 Tie with 1st Home Run of the Season

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Matt McBride blasted a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Nashville Sounds to a 3-1 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in front of 4,911 fans Wednesday afternoon at First Tennessee Park.

Nashville held a 1-0 lead for the better part of the afternoon. In the second, Rangel Ravelo doubled to the gap in left-center to score Matt Olson from first base. From there, the starting pitchers went on cruise control.

Nashville Sounds get 3-1 win over Colorado Sky Sox at First Tennessee Park Wednesday afternoon.

Nashville Sounds get 3-1 win over Colorado Sky Sox at First Tennessee Park Wednesday afternoon.

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Frazier Allen gives Five Roth IRA Rules

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond JamesClarksville, TN – As an investor, there are always choices to make: pros and cons to weigh with your advisor.

Deciding on your retirement savings vehicles is no different.

There are so many options, but a Roth IRA, if you qualify, can really help with your retirement savings if you follow the rules.

When thinking about retirement, there are so many options. A Roth IRA can be a powerful retirement tool.

When thinking about retirement, there are so many options. A Roth IRA can be a powerful retirement tool.

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Austin Peay State University announces Charles Moses appointed interim dean of APSU College of Business

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – APSU announces that Dr. Charles T. Moses, an internationally renowned expert in business strategy and entrepreneurship, was given an interim appointment as dean of the Austin Peay State University College of Business. He will begin his new role at APSU on May 1st, 2016.

Moses previously served as an associate professor of management and interim dean of the School of Business Administration at Clark Atlanta University, where he helped create Centers of Excellence in Supply Chain and Financial Planning and a Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development.

APSU's Dr. Charles T. Moses

APSU’s Dr. Charles T. Moses

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Rivers and Spires offers area for sports enthusiasts, the Sports Zone

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Rivers and Spires Festival brings to you an area for the novice or professional sports person. Hosted by Fortera Credit Union, the Sports Zone has something for everyone.

The Sports Zone opens Friday, April 15th from 5:00pm-9:00pm. On Saturday, April 16th it opens at 10:00am and continues until 8:00pm. Come by and try your hand at challenges spanning from games of agility to games of sports knowledge.

Rivers and Spires Sports Zone

Rivers and Spires Sports Zone

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APSU Tennis’ Almantas Ozelis named OVC Player of the Week

 

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APSU Men's Tennis - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Freshman Almantas Ozelis, of Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team, was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week, Tuesday, following an unbeaten week of stellar play.

Ozelis, of Marijampole, Lithuania, went 6-0 overall on the week – singles and doubles combined – as the Governors claimed wins over Murray State, Tennessee State and Belmont to extend the team’s OVC winning streak to five.

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Rivers and Spires Festival begins this week

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 14th annual Rivers and Spires Festival begins this week, April 14th-16th in Downtown Clarksville. Country music artist Kellie Pickler will headline the Public Square stage at 7:30pm and Dove awarding artist Plumb will headline the Christian stage at 7:00pm on Saturday night.

From children’s activities, arts vendors, a car show, military exhibits, shopping and so much more, this is truly an event for the whole family. Those that attend will have five stages of live entertainment with over 100 performers to enjoy during the three day event.

Rivers and Spires Children's Parade

Rivers and Spires Children’s Parade

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