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APSU Volleyball defeats Eastern Kentucky in four sets

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityRichmond, KY – Junior Ashley Slay and freshman Cecily Gable combined for 25 kills, leading Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team to a four-set victory (25-11, 16-25, 25-19, 25-20) against Eastern Kentucky, Saturday afternoon at McBrayer Arena.

Austin Peay Volleyball's Ashley Slay has 13 kills and 6 bloxk in win at Eastern Kentucky. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball’s Ashley Slay has 13 kills and 6 bloxk in win at Eastern Kentucky. (APSU Sports Information)

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Land Between the Lakes to hold Outdoor Kids Festival at Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Land Between the Lakes Woodlands Nature Station invites families to join in the fun from 10:00am-5:00pm at the Outdoor Kids Festival Saturday and Sunday, October 8th and 9th.

Spend Columbus Day Weekend learning outdoor skills, from learning about venomous animals to practicing fishing skills, at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Nature Station admission is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.

Land Between The Lakes Woodlands Nature Station offers a close up look at many native wildlife species. (O'Neil Arnold, KY Toursim)

Land Between The Lakes Woodlands Nature Station offers a close up look at many native wildlife species. (O’Neil Arnold, KY Toursim)

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Book Signing for Author Carolyn Stier Ferrell to be held at Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, 120 Duncan Street, will host a book signing event from 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016.

Author Carolyn Stier Ferrell will be available to sign copies of her seventh book, “Valentine Sevier: Blood on the Bluff,” along with her other six books. At 2:00pm, she will give a presentation on the Sevier family massacre.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Clarksville’s 4th Annual Pit Bull Awareness Day set for October 16th

 

Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery CountyClarksville, TN – On Sunday, October 16th, 2016 between the hours of 1:00pm and 4:30pm, the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County will hold Clarksville’s 4th Annual Pit Bull Awareness Day in the parking lot of The Pet Food Center located at 2243 Lowes Drive, Clarksville, TN.

This event is held to bring awareness about the misconception of Bully Breeds.

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TBI reports Robertson County Fugitive Joe Anthony Mercado Ortiz Captured

 

Ortiz Nabbed after 11 Years on the Run

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the coordinated intelligence efforts from multiple other agencies has resulted in the arrest of a fugitive who has eluded capture for over a decade.

In November 2005, detectives with the Springfield Police Department obtained warrants charging a man, who used the false identity of Joe Anthony Mercado Ortiz, with 4 counts of Child Rape and 5 counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery.

Ortiz was arrested on November 15th, 2005, and was released after posting a $125,000 bond.

Fugitive Joe Anthony Mercado Ortiz arrested in Hayti, Missouri.

Fugitive Joe Anthony Mercado Ortiz arrested in Hayti, Missouri.

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Austin Peay State University’s Zone 3 Press presents an editors reading on October 6th

 

Austin Peay State University's Zone 3 PressClarksville, TN – On Thursday, October 6th, Zone 3, the Austin Peay State University Center for Excellence in the Creative Arts’ literary journal, will present a reading with three of its award-winning editors, Amy Wright, Barry Kitterman and Andrea Spofford.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Room 303 of the Morgan University Center and begins at 8:00pm.

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Last Game between Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Houston Texans forced four turnovers and used three total touchdowns by quarterback Brandon Weeden to defeat the Tennessee Titans 34-6 at Nissan Stadium.

Weeden, who was in the lineup in place of regular starting quarterback Brian Hoyer (concussion/ankle), made his first start since being claimed off waivers by the Texans in November. He was efficient at Tennessee, completing 15 of 24 passes for 200 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He also rushed for a score.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) passes against the Houston Texans during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Houston won 34-6 December 27th, 2015. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) passes against the Houston Texans during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Houston won 34-6 December 27th, 2015. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville Gas and Water announces Madison Street Water Valve Work Rescheduled to Tuesday

 

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has rescheduled this week’s Madison Street water valve maintenance work to Tuesday, October 4th, at 7:00pm.

Workers will perform maintenance checks on several water valves along the Madison Street corridor between South Tenth Street and West Meadow Drive.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

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APSU Football’s Trey Salisbury Named Campbell Trophy Semifinalist by the NFF

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityIrving, TX – Senior tight end Trey Salisbury was named as a National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Campbell Trophy semifinalist.

He is one of 156 nominated by their schools, which are limited to one nominee each, candidates for the awards must be a senior or graduate student in their final year of eligibility, have a GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, have outstanding football ability as a first team player or significant contributor and have demonstrated strong leadership and citizenship.

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American Heart Association Publishes Policy Statement Advocating for Cardiac Emergency Response Plans in K-12

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Each year, approximately 7,000 children age 18 or younger experience cardiac arrest outside a hospital with survival rates of less than 10 percent. Immediate CPR can double or triple the chance of survival.

The American Heart Association – the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease – announced publication of a policy statement advocating for state laws requiring the implementation of cardiac emergency response plans (CERPs) in K-12 schools.

Only Four States Mandate School Planning for Cardiac Arrest Although 7,000 Children Annually Have Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests

Only Four States Mandate School Planning for Cardiac Arrest Although 7,000 Children Annually Have Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests

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