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Top-seeded APSU Governors sweep Southeast Missouri to reach OVC Volleyball Tournament semifinals

 

2017 OVC Volleyball ChampionshipClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team only needed 74 minutes to sweep Southeast Missouri Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at the Dunn Center, in the quarterfinal round of the Ohio Valley Conference Volleyball Championship by scores of 25-18, 25-19, 25-13.

It was the only one of the four OVC quarterfinal round matches that needed just three games to decide things.

With the win, Austin Peay moves to 28-5 on the season, tying the 1992 Govs volleyball team for most wins in a single season, while the eighth-seeded Redhawks sees their season come to an end with an overall mark of 11-20.

Austin Peay Volleyball beats Southeast Missouri in straight sets in the OVC Volleyball Championships Thursday night at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Volleyball beats Southeast Missouri in straight sets in the OVC Volleyball Championships Thursday night at the Dunn Center.

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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance says use Caution when Investing through a Social Network

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – Social networking in the Internet age allows people to connect to one another easier than ever before.

However, as more investment promoters turn to social networking platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and eHarmony to find potential investors, consumers must take care to avoid online investment scams that could compromise personal and financial information.

Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance Securities Division offers Tennesseans fraud fighting assistance through its Financial Services Investigations Unit.

Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance Securities Division offers Tennesseans fraud fighting assistance through its Financial Services Investigations Unit.

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Eastern Kentucky outlasts stubborn Belmont squad to reach OVC semifinals

 

2017 OVC Volleyball ChampionshipClarksville, TN – As typical of a four versus five-seed match, Eastern Kentucky survived a five-set thriller versus Belmont, November 16th in the Dunn Center, 25-18, 25-18, 17-25, 20-25, 16-14.

The fourth-seeded Colonels (13-18) looked to put the fifth set way early, jumping out to a 4-1 advantage over the Bruins (14-15), but Belmont rattled off three straight points to tie the set, 4-4.

The two teams would then trade the next 12 points, with the deciding set still tied 10-10 after the first 20 points.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels beat Belmont Bruins in five sets Thursday night in the OVC Volleyball Championship tournament at the APSU Dunn Center.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels beat Belmont Bruins in five sets Thursday night in the OVC Volleyball Championship tournament at the APSU Dunn Center.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System to hold Spanish Immersion Interest Meeting November 28th

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) is exploring the opportunity to serve area students by implementing an elementary Spanish immersion program in 2018-2019 in partnership with add.a.lingua.

CMCSS is looking into implementing an elementary Spanish immersion program in 2018-2019.

CMCSS is looking into implementing an elementary Spanish immersion program in 2018-2019.

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Eastern Illinois pulls upset versus SIU Edwardsville in OVC Volleyball Quarterfinals

 

2017 OVC Volleyball ChampionshipClarksville, TN – It’s not a tournament if you don’t have at least one upset in it and Eastern Illinois did just that in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Volleyball Tournament, November 16th at the Dunn Center, as the Panthers defeated the Southern Illinois Edwardsville 3-1 (25-27, 25-20, 25-19, 25-19).

The seventh-seeded Panthers (15-14) only took one set off the second-seeded Cougars (23-6) during their two regular-season meetings, but could have beaten SIUE in three straight sets if not for a cold stretch at the end of the first set.

An upset in the first round of the OVC 2017 Volleyball Championship tournament as #7 seed Eastern Illinois beats #2 seed SIUE 3 sets to 1.

An upset in the first round of the OVC 2017 Volleyball Championship tournament as #7 seed Eastern Illinois beats #2 seed SIUE 3 sets to 1.

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Murray State overcomes slow start to advance to OVC Volleyball Tournament semifinals

 

2017 OVC Volleyball ChampionshipClarksville, TN – Murray State dropped its opening game to Jacksonville State, November 16th at the Dunn Center, in the quarterfinal round of the Ohio Valley Conference volleyball championship tournament before rallying for a 3-1 (22-25, 25-21, 25-16, 25-17) victory to advance to the tournament’s semifinals.

The third-seeded Racers (21-8) jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead, powered by back-to-back two kills from Rachel Giustino, before sixth-seeded Jacksonville State (23-13) got on the board with a kill from Allyson Zuhlke.

Murray State Racers defeat Jacksonville State Gamecocks in four sets Thursday afternoon in the OVC Volleyball Championship held at the APSU Dunn Center.

Murray State Racers defeat Jacksonville State Gamecocks in four sets Thursday afternoon in the OVC Volleyball Championship held at the APSU Dunn Center.

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Clarksville Police discuss body-worn camera program

 

City schedules second forum in North Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville officials offered Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 an overview of the body-worn camera program being implemented in Clarksville.

Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley explained at a public meeting at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center that body-worn cameras are tools designed to improve the quality of law enforcement and service to the community.

 Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley spoke at a public meeting Tuesday night about the body-worn camera program being implemented in Clarksville.


Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley spoke at a public meeting Tuesday night about the body-worn camera program being implemented in Clarksville.

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APSU President Alisa White Named Distinguished Alumna Of The Year at Lee University

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Alisa White, Austin Peay State University president, was named Lee University’s 2017 Distinguished Alumna of the Year during that school’s Homecoming celebration earlier this month.

The award is the highest honor given by the university to alumni and is given to a graduate who is making advancement in his or her career, while also embracing the values that Lee embodies.

Austin Peay President Alisa White accepting Lee University’s 2017 Distinguished Alumna of the Year award.

Austin Peay President Alisa White accepting Lee University’s 2017 Distinguished Alumna of the Year award.

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion soldier Sgt. 1st Class John Dvorak in “Beast Mode”

 

Written by Annette P. Gomes
Warrior Care and Transition

U.S. Army Warrior Care and TransitionArlington, VA – Sgt. 1st Class John Dvorak knows how to make lemonade out of life’s lemons. A once avid runner and a self-described gym rat, Dvorak found himself adjusting to a new normal after sustaining injuries during physical training.

Dvorak has a list of injuries to include two herniated discs that have caused nerve damage as well, neuropathy and nerve pain in his left leg and a drop foot. “My drop foot has slowed my pace down and caused my gait to be off,” Dvorak said. “With my gait off, it has caused me to be flat footed and now I have plantar fasciitis.”

Sgt. 1st Class John Dvorak leads “the pack” during a routine bike ride at Fort Campbell Kentucky. (Anthony Perry)

Sgt. 1st Class John Dvorak leads “the pack” during a routine bike ride at Fort Campbell Kentucky. (Anthony Perry)

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Clarksville Gas and Water Road Closures for Water Service Line Work

 

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water utility construction crews are performing water service line work on Marion Street and Washington Street and have closed sections of both streets.

Marion Street is closed from Wilcox Street to North First Street and Washington Street is closed from Cumberland Drive to Elder Street.

The water service line work is anticipated to be finished and both road reopened by approximately 2:30pm.

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