Hopkinsville, KY – Senior Tucker Wallace and freshman Jonas Vaisanen each fired third round 70s to help Austin Peay State University men’s golf team expand its lead en route to the team title at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate, Tuesday, at The Links at Novadell.
Austin Peay entered the round with an eight-shot lead, but thanks to Wallace and Vaisanen expanded its lead to eight shots at tournament’s end. The Govs, who won their home tournament for the ninth time in 15 tries, finished with an 842 (278-280-284) total that was 22-under par. UT Martin (850) finished second followed by Eastern Kentucky (851). Belmont and Southern Illinois were tied for fourth with 854s.
Michael Freeland just celebrated his 90th birthday in May and he’s still going strong. Author of Blood River to Berlin: The World War II Journal of an Army Medic, Time and the River: A Memoir, and To Teach To Love: Reflections Past and Present, Freeland has just released Homeplace, an unusual book of poetry.
A resident of Hopkinsville, KY, Freeland chooses to share not only his own poetry and prose but that of a number of other writers as well. His wife, Ellen Freeland contributes some of her verse along with photographs and there are poems by their son, Stephen Allen Freeland. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and County Mayor Carolyn Bowers are encouraging everyone to keep safe during Halloween activities.
City and County offices have received calls about Halloween events, including trick-or-treating times. Neither the City nor County regulates trick-or-treating times nor can they “reschedule” a holiday, including Halloween.
Hopkinsville, KY – The wind and rain worked to the advantage of Austin Peay State University men’s golf team in the final round at the 2013 F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate, Tuesday, at the Links at Novadell, but the Govs comeback attempt fell just short.
Clarksville, TN – The Convenient Car Care team of Doug Wall, Candace Ursery, and Eddie Marshbanks proudly announce the opening of their new NOVUS Auto Glass store at 2520 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard (next to Valvoline Instant Oil Change).
The new multi-bay building allows the NOVUS factory trained team to service multiple vehicles in a controlled climate facility. Customers will enjoy a comfortable waiting experience and friendly staff. “We are extremely excited to share our new NOVUS facility with the Clarksville community,” said Doug “we have appreciated their support over the years and look forward to now servicing all their auto Glass needs as well.” Convenient Car Care and its family of brands has always been a big supporter of the Clarksville community and will continue to do so.
Clarksville, TN – On March 12th, 2011, The LEAP Organization hosted its 2nd Annual Step/Dance Show Competition at Kenwood High School. Prior to the event Daymar Institute facilitated a youth workshop in the theater. Guest Speakers shared inspirational messages and practical advice to students to help them be successful whether pursuing a college degree after school or entering the workforce immediately. Following the workshop students were advised to write an essay for an opportunity to receive a $500.00 H.O.P.E. Scholarship. Congratulations to Precious Miller from West Creek High School who was awarded the scholarship during the Step/Dance Show. «Read the rest of this article»
Network investments to date providing area customers with enhanced voice calling experience
AT&T* today released Clarksville and Hopkinsville, Kentucky network investment and expansion details that have contributed to customers benefiting from the nation’s fastest 3G network and an unsurpassed low local dropped call rate – one of the most common measures of wireless performance – according to drive test data collected by third-party independent wireless engineering firm Global Wireless Solutions (GWS).
“AT&T is committed to providing our customers with the very best possible network experience to complement our line-up of the most popular wireless devices that is unmatched in the industry,” said AT&T Tennessee and Kentucky Vice President and General Manager Jim Thorpe. “Since 2007 through the third quarter of 2009 we have invested nearly $8.7 million in the Clarksville and Hopkinsville network to advance our goal of providing customers with a wireless experience that is second to none.”
More than twice the number of smartphone customers have chosen AT&T over its nearest competitor. AT&T is investing billions of dollars in its wireless network companywide in 2009 alone. Clarksville and Hopkinsville area network enhancements include initiatives to improve speed, capacity and coverage. «Read the rest of this article»
Music faculty and students at Austin Peay State University will present a concert on as a Valentine’s gift to the Clarksville, Fort Campbell, Hopkinsville, and campus communities.
The concert, titled “A Gift of Music,” will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 10 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. The concert is free to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
Better Choice of Living hosts elegant dinner-dance in May
Doris Witherspoon’s Family Properties sponsors its fifth annual black-tie dinner and dance on Friday, May 16, and Saturday, May 17 at the Holiday Inn in Hopkinsville, Ky., 2910 Fort Campbell Blvd.
Hosted by Better Choice of Living, a recently-founded nonprofit organization, the gala begins on Friday, May 16, with a cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m.; dinner will be promptly served at 7:30 p.m. The menu consists of rib eye steak, chicken breast w/pepper sauce, twice baked potato, steamed California mix, salad, rolls, desert and tea. A dance, to include live entertainment, follows dinner.
On Saturday, May 17, the cocktail hour starts at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday’s menu includes prime rib, chicken breast w/ pepper sauce, parsley new potato, whole baked apples, salad, rolls, desert and tea. The dance and live entertainment follows dinner.
The Variety Pack Band from Detroit, Michigan, will provide the entertainment on both nights. The band features Mary Burns Owens, a native of Ripley, and James P. Witherspoon, formerly of Columbia, U.S. Army retired and a Vietnam veteran.
Tickets for this black-tie affair spotlighting blues, jazz and r&b with a touch of elegance are $40 per person. Deadline to purchase tickets is May 5. Reservations only; tickets will not be sold at the door. Contact: 931-552-0286. Email: