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Clarksville Academy hires Charles Clark as Varsity Girls Basketball Coach

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy, a private Pre-K through 12th grade college preparatory school, is pleased to announce the hiring of Charles Clark as Varsity Girls Basketball Coach. 

Clark has over nineteen years of coaching experience and over thirteen years of teaching experience.  

Clarksville Academy Varsity Girls Basketball coach Charles Clark.

Clarksville Academy Varsity Girls Basketball coach Charles Clark.

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Austin Peay State University’s AP Day allows High Schoolers to experience campus life on October 6th

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Lynzie Averitt started looking at colleges last fall, she thought she’d end up at the University of Tennessee at Martin. But then, in October of 2017, the Houston County High School senior decided to visit Austin Peay State University for AP Day.

“That made the decision for me,” Averitt said. “I came to AP Day, and that’s the day I decided to come to Austin Peay. I just loved the atmosphere and all the stuff the University offered. For me, the major deciding factor was AP Day.”

Current and prospective Austin Peay State University students meet and mingle during AP Day.

Current and prospective Austin Peay State University students meet and mingle during AP Day.

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Clarksville Police Department holds New Officer Commissioning Ceremony

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Brendan Davis became the Clarksville Police Department’s newest police officer Thursday afternoon, February 16th, 2017.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan administered the oath of office to the former Houston County deputy at a 1:30pm ceremony at the mayor’s office.

Davis, who is already a state-certified officer, was a 2011 graduate of Houston County High School.

Chief Al Ansley, Brendan Davis, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Chief Al Ansley, Brendan Davis, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Montgomery Central’s Tyler Britt signs golf scholarship with Bethel University

 

Montgomery Central High SchoolCunningham, TN – The Clarksville area continues to prove it has some of the best junior golfers in the state of Tennessee, with Montgomery Central High School standout Tyler Britt signing to continue his golf career at the collegiate level with the Bethel University Wildcats in McKenzie, TN.

Britt, who will graduate in May with honors, has played as the number one golfer for the Indians the past four years — including having a team-best 39.5 average per nine holes this past fall, earning second-team all-area honor. Overall, Britt is a four-handicap, with a 75 average on 18 holes.

Montgomery Central High School Golf's Tyler Britt signs with the Bethel University Wildcats Wednesday, February 11th.

Montgomery Central High School Golf’s Tyler Britt signs with the Bethel University Wildcats Wednesday, February 11th.

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Clarksville Academy Cougars Pounce On Houston County Fighting Irish For Seventh Straight Win, 50-6

 

Clarksville Academy CougarsClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Academy Cougars football team had the momentum of a six-game winning streak coming in to their senior night home game against the Houston County Fighting Irish Friday night. That momentum helped the Cougars pounce on an Irish team with a small, young roster and maul them 50-6 for their seventh straight win.

It was clear from the kickoff, the Cougars were not looking ahead to their bye next week and were more than ready to handle the Irish. The Cougars scored 29 unanswered points in the first quarter. It was the beginning of a complete performance by all phases of the Cougar’s team: offense, defense and special teams.

Clarksville Academy rolls over Houston County 50-6. (Bill Larson/Clarksville Online)

Clarksville Academy rolls over Houston County 50-6. (Bill Larson/Clarksville Online)

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Clarksville Academy Girls Golf repeat as district champions, boys runner-up

 

Clarksville Academy CougarsClarksville, TN – It was a good day for Clarksville Academy’s golf program, September 9th at Swan Lake Golf Course, with the girls team repeating as District 10-A tournament champions; while the boys team finishing runner-up to Lipscomb Academy.

With the championship and runner-up finish, the two squads will advance to the September 15th Region 5-A tournament at the Champions Run Golf Course, in Rockvale, TN.

Clarksville Academy girls repeat as district champions. (Michael Rios - Clarksville Sports Network)

Clarksville Academy girls repeat as district champions. (Michael Rios – Clarksville Sports Network)

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Planters Bank Promotes Amanda Vinson and Jessica Shaw

 

Planters BankHopkinsville, KY – Planters Bank announces the promotions of Amanda Vinson to Vice President/Commercial Lending and Jessica Shaw to Commercial Banking Officer.

Vinson joined Planters Bank in January 2005 as a customer service representative and was later promoted to credit analyst, senior credit analyst, and assistant vice president. Vinson graduated from Houston County High School and received a B.B.A with a concentration in Finance from Austin Peay State University in 2002. She is married to Dane.

(L to R) Amanda Vinson and Jessica Shaw.

(L to R) Amanda Vinson and Jessica Shaw.

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APSU Scholarship honoring legacy of Houston County educator O.S. Uffelman now fully endowed

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 2011, Dr. Minoa Uffelman, Austin Peay State University associate professor of history, set out to honor the legacy of her late father, O.S. Uffelman.

For several decades, he’d inspired countless individuals as a teacher, coach, principal and superintendent of Houston County Schools. Since education was so important to her father, Minoa and her husband, Joel Evans, decided to create the O.S. Uffelman Exemplary History Student Award at APSU.

The O.S. Uffelman Exemplary History Student Award at APSU is now fully endowed.

The O.S. Uffelman Exemplary History Student Award at APSU is now fully endowed.

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Clarksville Academy Girls Golf Team repeats as District 10-A Champion

 

Clarksville Academy CougarsNashville, TN – Clarksville Academy’s girls golf team had no problem repeating as District 10-A tournament champions, September 16th at the Ted Rhoades Golf Course, as Anna Michelle Moore and Bailey Foote posted the two lowest scores in the Lady Cougars winning by 46 shots over runner-up Lipscomb Academy.

On the boys side, Clarksville Academy team finished sixth, but freshman Austin Cherry will advance to next week’s regional tournament as one of the five low individual qualifiers.

Anna Michelle Moore and Bailey Foote, Clarksville Academy Women’s Golf. (Chris Austin - Clarksville Sports Network)

Anna Michelle Moore and Bailey Foote, Clarksville Academy Women’s Golf. (Chris Austin – Clarksville Sports Network)

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Planters Bank Promotes Emily Medvecky and Amanda Vinson to Assistant Vice President

 

Planters BankHopkinsville, KY – Planters Bank announces the promotion of Emily Medvecky and Amanda Vinson to assistant vice president/commercial banking.

“Both of these ladies have been with Planters Bank for several years now and have diligently worked from entry-level roles to commercial bankers. We are proud to have them on our team and appreciate their dedication,” said President and CEO Elizabeth McCoy. «Read the rest of this article»

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