Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reports that Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has declared September 2018 as Campus Fire Safety Month to raise awareness of fire hazards and promote fire safety for college students who live both on and off campus.
September is recognized across the United States as National Campus Fire Safety Month. Since 2005, over 400 proclamations have been signed by governors from across the nation recognizing September as Campus Fire Safety Month.
Austin Peay State University (APSU)
Clarksville, TN – Dr. Ben Stone, Austin Peay State University emeritus professor, grew up the second youngest of seven children, so his interests in biology and education didn’t often make it into the family’s crowded, dinner table conversations.
“In 1953, there wasn’t much encouragement from my family to go to college,” he said.
Clarksville Police Department
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police currently have active warrants on file for William Joyvonne Carter, 18. The warrants are for Criminal Simulation and Forging of Titles. He has been involved with vehicle thefts, making titles, and attempting to sell the vehicles online.
If anyone sees him, please call 911. Anyone with information can contact Detective Bartel, 931.648.0656, ext 5144, TIPSLINE 931.645.8477, or go online and submit a tip anonymously at P3tips.com/591
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Early-season trips to Cincinnati and Vanderbilt highlight a competitive non-conference slate which also features six non-conference contests in the Dunn Center and 15 total home games for Austin Peay State University women’s basketball, head coach David Midlick announced Thursday.
That’s part of the 29-game regular-season slate scheduled to commence November 6th and hopefully leading to the Governors fifth consecutive Ohio Valley Conference Tournament appearance—or better still, a banner.
Arts for Hearts Clarksville
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, September 6th, 2018, Arts for Hearts Clarksville, Montgomery County Parks and Recreation staff, and volunteers will setup the “Pillars of Hope” Honoring our Heroes through Art at the Downtown Commons, 215 Legion Street. The Pillars of Hope will be on display from 11:00am-7:00pm.
The Pillars of Hope is a commemorative piece of public art created by our community to honor and remember those who serve. The project began in 2012, a collaborative project organized by Rita Arancibia, Volunteer Clarksville, Hands on Nashville , APSU Ceramics Department, with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service and the Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.
Tennessee Titans (0-0) at Miami Dolphins (0-0)
Sunday, September 9th, 2018 | 1:00pm EST/Noon CST
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-0) open the regular season this week with a road trip to face the Miami Dolphins (0-0). Kickoff at Hard Rock Stadium (capacity 64,767) is scheduled for 1:00 EST/noon CST on Sunday, September 9th, 2018.
This week marks the fourth all-time season opener for the Titans franchise against the Dolphins and the first such occasion since 2004, when the game was played in South Florida a day early (Saturday, September 11th) due to the approaching Hurricane Ivan.
Roxy Regional Theatre
Clarksville, TN – The 1950s are out, and change is in the air at the Roxy Regional Theatre! Clarksville’s oldest professional theatre enters Season 36 of live entertainment on the corner of Franklin Street and First Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville with a Tony Award-winning family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs.
Legends Bank presents “Hairspray” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, beginning this Friday, September 7th, at 8:00pm. In keeping with the theatre’s traditional pay-what-you-can opening night, all tickets not pre-sold at the regular ticket price will go on sale at 7:30pm Friday evening for a $5.00 minimum donation.
Clarksville’s Valvoline Instant Oil
Clarksville, TN – Cancer is a horrible reality that many families face. It is particularly horrible when it affects children. On July 6th, 2018 Josh and Katie Thornhill received the call telling them that their son, Marcus, has an aggressive brain cancer that it is inoperable because of where it is located.
Marcus is a resilient 5 year old that is showing he is #MarcusStrong. He is fighting this cancer and determined to win. Marcus has been in radiation going on 6 weeks at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. He is almost done with this phase of treatment and will soon move on to chemotherapy.
Clarksville, TN – While Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s volleyball team is off to one of it’s best starts in school history, the football team can now put all its focus on getting ready for Ohio Valley Conference play after it’s season-opener at nationally-ranked Georgia and building a resume for a post-season berth.
The APSU Governors volleyball team enters its third week of play sporting a perfect 6-0 record — the second-best start to the season in program history — trailing only the 1984 squad that opened the season winning their first eight matches, after going 3-0 at the Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroo Klassic and the Middle Tennessee Raider Bash.
American Heart Association Scientific Statement
Dallas, TX – Encouraging people to eat a wide variety of foods to ensure they meet all their dietary needs may backfire, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association that provides an overview of recent scientific studies.
“Eating a more diverse diet might be associated with eating a greater variety of both healthy and unhealthy foods” said Marcia C. de Oliveira Otto, Ph.D., lead author of the statement published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “Combined, such an eating pattern may lead to increased food consumption and obesity.
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