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APSU Golf places sixth at F&M Bank Invitational

 

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APSU Men's Golf - Austin Peay State UniversityDickson, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team showed marked improvement at the 2016 F&M Bank Invitational, earning a sixth-place finish in APSU’s annual home event, Tuesday, on a windy final day Greystone Golf Club.

Austin Peay Men's Golf shows improvement at F&M Bank APSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf shows improvement at F&M Bank APSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA Encourages Every Teen to be a Good Passenger

 

AAAKnoxville, TN – Teen involved crash fatalities increased 10% in 2015, according to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. Distracted driving is the number one cause of teen driver crashes and teen passengers are the number one distraction for teen drivers.

“We all know how distracting cell phones can be, but driving with teen passengers is even more dangerous for our younger drivers,” said Stephanie Milani, Tennessee Public Affairs Director, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Make sure all the teen drivers in your life know the dangers and how to stay safe.”

National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 16th – 22nd

National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 16th – 22nd

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Nashville Sounds Foundation’s Annual “Suites-N-Treats” event to be held October 26th

 

Team to Provide Safe, Unique Environment for Underprivileged Youth in Nashville Area

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Foundation will host its second annual “Suites-N-Treats” event on Wednesday, October 26th from 5:00pm-8:00pm at First Tennessee Park.

The pre-Halloween event is designed as an opportunity for underprivileged youth in the greater Nashville area to trick-or-treat in a safe and fun environment. Children can walk the Club Level at First Tennessee Park and visit each uniquely decorated suite to collect treats.

Nashville Sounds To Provide Safe, Unique Trick Or Treating Environment For Area Underprivileged And Special Needs Children.

Nashville Sounds To Provide Safe, Unique Trick Or Treating Environment For Area Underprivileged And Special Needs Children.

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Trinity Episcopal to hold annual Fall Festival November 5th

 

Trinity Episcopal ParishClarksville, TN – International crafts and jewelry, cauldron-cooked Brunswick stew, a petting zoo and live music will combine for the seventh annual Fall Festival at Trinity Episcopal Church, 317 Franklin Street.

The event, coming Saturday, November 5th, from 10:00am to 3:00pm, this year expands on “Shopping With a Purpose.”

Seventh annual Fall Festival at Trinity Episcopal Church.

Seventh annual Fall Festival at Trinity Episcopal Church.

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APSU Volleyball’s Kristen Stucker named adidas® OVC Co-Setter of the Week

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University volleyball’s sophomore setter Kristen Stucker has been named the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference co-Setter of the Week, Monday, after leading the Govs to wins against Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State.

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Montgomery County Government still needs volunteers to mentor students in Tennessee Promise program

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is needing community volunteers to mentor students taking part in the Tennessee Promise program. So far they have only at 32% of what is needed for our county.

Tennessee Promise allows any Tennessee high school graduate the opportunity to attend a community college, Tennessee College of Applied Technology or to get an applicable associate’s degree from a four-year institution, tuition free.

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Former APSU standout guard Tiasha Gray signs to play professionally in Sweden

 

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APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay State University women’s basketball standout guard Tiasha Gray has signed to play professionally for Swedish club Mark Basket in the Basketligan dam, the country’s top-flight league.

Former Austin Peay Womens Basketball guard Tiasha Gray. (APSU Sports Information)

Former Austin Peay Womens Basketball guard Tiasha Gray. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Chamber of Commerce to hold 24th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast on November 5th

 

Military Appreciation Tailgate Also Slated for 2:00pm

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 24th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at 7:30am at the Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center.

Keynote speaker at the breakfast is retired Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston. He now serves as Director of NCO & Soldier Programs, AUSA.

Retired Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston.

Retired Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston.

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APSU Arts to be displayed at annual Soiree on Franklin October 28th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The arts at Austin Peay State University will be on display and celebrated at the annual Soiree on Franklin on Friday, October 28th, 2016.

The event, in its seventh year, is sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence board of directors and is open to members of the Circle and the public. “Celebrating the Arts” will feature representations of  APSU’s arts disciplines, this year focusing on the visual arts and music.

Annual Soiree on Franklin

Annual Soiree on Franklin

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Short episodes of Abnormal Heart Rhythm may not increase Risk of Stroke according to American Heart Association

 

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American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – People with pacemakers or defibrillators who experience only short episodes of an abnormal heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation have a very low risk of stroke, suggesting that anticoagulants in this group of patients were not likely to reduce the risk for stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

Atrial fibrillation is the most common abnormal heart rhythm, affecting approximately 2.7 million Americans.

People with pacemakers or defibrillators who experience short episodes an abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation have no higher risk for stroke or other medical complications than people without documented atrial fibrillation. (American Heart Association)

People with pacemakers or defibrillators who experience short episodes an abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation have no higher risk for stroke or other medical complications than people without documented atrial fibrillation. (American Heart Association)

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