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APSU Athletes to be honored at annual Alumni Awards Brunch

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A quartet of Governors with ties to the Austin Peay State University athletics department will be honored at the 2017 Homecoming Alumni Awards Brunch, October 21st, 2017 at Morgan University Center Ballroom.

Longtime Austin Peay head men’s basketball coach Dave Loos will receive an Outstanding Service award, while former golfer John Swigart and former football player Trent Caffee will receive Outstanding Young Alumni honors. Another former golfer, Steve Harmon, will receive one of two Outstanding Alumni awards.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs Do’s & Don’ts in Wake of Equifax Data Breach

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – With over 3 million Tennesseans’ sensitive information exposed in a data breach at the credit reporting firm Equifax, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Consumer Affairs Division wants to help vulnerable consumers plan a course of action to protect themselves from scammers aiming to mine their data through bogus websites and phishing calls.  

According to Equifax, the breach lasted from mid-May through July and exposed the data of over 143 million Americans.

According to Equifax, the breach lasted from mid-May through July and exposed the data of over 143 million Americans.

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APSU Volleyball’s Kristen Stucker named OVC Setter of the Week for fourth time

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballBrentwood, TN – For the fourth time in the season’s first five weeks, Austin Peay State University setter Kristen Stucker has been named the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Setter of the Week.

Stucker, of Johnston, Iowa, has paced the Govs to the best start in program history – a 13-2 mark that now includes a 2-0 start to OVC play after APSU defeated SIU Edwardsville and Eastern Illinois last weekend.

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Clarksville Gas and Water announces Annual Citywide Fire Hydrant Testing and Flushing begins Monday

 

Monday, September 25th, 2017
Hydrant flushing may cause low water pressure​.​

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Annual fire hydrant testing and flushing will begin Monday, September 25th, 2017 in all areas of Clarksville and is planned to be finished by late October or early November.

Clarksville Fire Rescue performs flow and pressure tests and flushing on every city-owned fire hydrant to ensure they are adequate and operational for firefighting.

Annual Fire Hydrant Testing and Flushing begins today.

Annual Fire Hydrant Testing and Flushing begins today.

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Crisis 211 Help Center now accepting Text Messages

 

Crisis 211Clarksville, TN – In our digital age, it is now possible to reach out for help in a crisis by texting. The Crisis 211 Center is constantly making updates in their effort to be able to get help to all persons who need it.

First, it made calling simple by shortening our phone numbers from 931.648.1000 and 931.552.INFO (4636) to just 211. And now, anyone can TEXT their needs to 931.648.1000.

Text Messages now being accepted by Crisis 211 Center.

Text Messages now being accepted by Crisis 211 Center.

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AAA reports Gas Prices on Steady Decline

 

AAANashville, TN Gas prices are on a steep slide after reaching 3-year highs due to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Prices surged when Harvey struck refineries along the nation’s gulf coast. Then remained elevated as demand spiked in the southeastern U.S. following Hurricane Irma.

Now supply and demand levels are returning to normal, and prices are on the decline. 

Gas Prices Should Decline 5-10 Cents This Week.

Gas Prices Should Decline 5-10 Cents This Week.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Edmondson Ferry Road Closed

 

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed a section of Edmondson Ferry Road from Monroe Street to Church Drive for water line repairs.

The work is anticipated to be finished and the road reopened by approximately 1:00pm.

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Clarksville Gas and Water closes part of Madison Street

 

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed a section of Madison Street from Greenwood Avenue to Tenth Street for water line repairs.

The work is anticipated to be finished and the road reopened by approximately 2:00pm.

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Instant Peay Play: Taylor Mott’s process paying off with APSU Volleyball’s historic start

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Turning a team, or program, into a winning prospect is a process that could some time and while Austin Peay State University volleyball coach Taylor Mott has seen some up’s and down’s in her six seasons at the helm of the Governors her process has led to a historic start to the season.

And while a great start is no surprise after coming off a 24-11 record in 2016, no one would have thought the Govs would be off to a program all-time best start of 13-2, after its first 15 matches, including winning its first two OVC matches this past weekend in the Dunn Center.

2017 Austin Peay State University Volleyball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

2017 Austin Peay State University Volleyball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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NASA’S OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft uses Earth’s Gravity to Slingshot toward Asteroid Bennu

 

Written by Nancy Neal Jones
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – NASA’s asteroid sample return spacecraft successfully used Earth’s gravity on Friday to slingshot itself on a path toward the asteroid Bennu, for a rendezvous next August.

At 12:52pm EDT on September 22nd, 2017 the OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security – Regolith Explorer) spacecraft came within 10,711 miles (17,237 km) of Antarctica, just south of Cape Horn, Chile, before following a route north over the Pacific Ocean.

This artist's concept shows the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft passing by Earth. (NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/University of Arizona)

This artist’s concept shows the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft passing by Earth. (NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/University of Arizona)

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