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Austin Peay State University Safe Trick-or-Treating “G.H.O.S.T.” set for Sunday

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – G.H.O.S.T. will haunt Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) Fortera Stadium again from 4:00pm-7:00pm Sunday, October 28th, 2018.

The acronym stands for Greater Halloween Options for Safe Trick-or-Treating, and it’s a long tradition at Austin Peay State University.

Austin Peay State University exchange students strike a pose during the 2016 G.H.O.S.T.

Austin Peay State University exchange students strike a pose during the 2016 G.H.O.S.T.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Wettest Egg Hunts bigger and better than ever

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – On Saturday, March 16th, Clarksville Parks and Recreation held their 4th annual Wettest Egg Hunts at the Indoor Aquatic Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane.

The swimming pool and wading pool had thousands of scattered eggs for the kids to jump in and get for candy and prizes.

Clarksville's Wettest Egg Hunts were held Saturday.

Clarksville’s Wettest Egg Hunts were held Saturday.

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Clarksville Police requests assistance with Multiple Burglaries and Vandalisms at Stokes Field

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Between June 18th, 2015 and the early morning hours this morning June 39th, 2015 the Clarksville Police Department has responded to multiple burglaries and vandalisms at Stokes Field, where the Northwest Little League games are played.

For the Burglary that occurred on June 21st, 2015, the suspects took a felony amount of food items. For the Vandalism early this morning, there was a felony amount of damage to the concession stand and shed.

Clarksville Police respond to Multiple Burglaries and Vandalisms at Clarksville's Stokes Field.

Clarksville Police respond to Multiple Burglaries and Vandalisms at Clarksville’s Stokes Field.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Wettest Egg Hunts huge smash with the Community

 

Indoor Aquatic Center - New ProvidenceClarksville, TN – It might have been cold outside, but inside the Indoor Aquatic Center it was warm and festive Saturday, March 28th for Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s 4th annual Wettest Egg Hunts.

There were thousands of colored eggs scattered in the swimming pool and wading pool for children to jump in and get for candy and prizes.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation holds Wettest Egg Hunts at the Indoor Aquatic Center.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation holds Wettest Egg Hunts at the Indoor Aquatic Center.

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission gives Halloween Safety Tips

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – A few safety tips from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission can protect children who plan to go trick-or-treating this Halloween.

Treats: Warn children not to eat any treats before an adult has carefully examined them for evidence of tampering.

Flame Resistant Costumes: When purchasing a costume, masks, beards, and wigs, look for the label Flame Resistant. Although this label does not mean these items won’t catch fire, it does indicate the items will resist burning and should extinguish quickly once removed from the ignition source.

To minimize the risk of contact with candles or other sources of ignition, avoid costumes made with flimsy materials and outfits with big, baggy sleeves or billowing skirts. «Read the rest of this article»

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American Heart Association gives tips for a healthy Halloween

 

American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – The American Heart Association has a few healthy tips for Halloween. Your kids have the perfect costume and are counting down the days until October 31st to show it to the world!

Now let’s work on a few “tricks” to get them more good “treats” that won’t scare the good health out of them.

Offer healthy snacks this Halloween like Apples and Oranges. (American Heart Association)

Offer healthy snacks this Halloween like Apples and Oranges. (American Heart Association)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation now accepting applications for Booth Space at Fright on Franklin Halloween Festival

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Fright on Franklin, the City’s annual Halloween festival will take place on Saturday, October 25th, in Downtown Clarksville from 3:00pm to 7:00pm.

At this time, Clarksville Parks and Recreation is accepting applications from area businesses that would like to participate by distributing candy.

Fright on Franklin

Fright on Franklin

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APSU Phi Kappa Phi chapter awarded literacy grant

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (PKP)—the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines—recently presented John Blake, Austin Peay State University associate professor of engineering technology, with a 2014 Literacy Grant. Blake, president of APSU’s PKP chapter, is one of 14 recipients nationwide to receive the award.

Austin Peay State Univeristy’s annual G.H.O.S.T. (Great Halloween Options for Safe Trick-or-Treating) event, hosted by the APSU Phi Kappa Phi chapter.

Austin Peay State Univeristy’s annual G.H.O.S.T. (Great Halloween Options for Safe Trick-or-Treating) event, hosted by the APSU Phi Kappa Phi chapter.

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American Heart Association gives tips on how to turn Halloween “tricks” into “treats” for your Health

 

American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – You may think that Halloween “trick or treat” means automatic sugar overload for your kids – but for families who want to control the sugar rush and be health-conscious, even on Halloween: read on!

Pull a Halloween “trick” of your own with these American Heart Association tips and make Halloween into a “treat” that will be better for everyone’s health.

Halloween

Halloween

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Tennessee Department of Health says it’s time for a Healthier Halloween

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – With record numbers of children now overweight or obese, does it make sense for adults to hand out the traditional handfuls of Halloween candy?

That’s the question posed by the Tennessee Department of Health, as it suggests some healthier alternatives when costumed characters come calling. «Read the rest of this article»

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