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Austin Peay rallies past Southeast Missouri State, 28-24

Oct. 12, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ahmaad Tanner punched into the end zone from 2 yards out for the game-winning score midway through the fourth quarter as Austin Peay knocked off Southeast Missouri State to give Austin Peay a 28-24 win over Southeast Missouri State in an Ohio Valley Conference clash on Saturday....

Austin Peay upsets Jacksonville State 52-33 in OVC opener

Sep. 28, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — JaVaughn Craig accounted for five touchdowns and Austin Peay stunned Jacksonville State 52-33 in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams on Saturday. The Governors (3-2) led 45-7 early in the third quarter after scoring 35 straight points. The Gamecocks (3-2), who entered...

Wounded soldiers to embark on 101-mile bike ride

Sep. 17, 2019 4:57 AM EDT

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — A group of wounded soldiers from Army posts in Kentucky and Georgia are biking 101 miles beginning at Fort Campbell later this month. Fort Campbell says the event is called "Where Heroes Rendezvous" and will begin on Sept. 27. The ride will include more than 70 wounded, ill and...

Police: Tennessee man kills fetus, injures mother in crash

Sep. 12, 2019 9:59 AM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee have charged a man with vehicular homicide in the death of a fetus. News outlets report Gregory Pierre-Louis was arrested Wednesday on a grand jury indictment. He's also charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and speeding. Clarksville...

Central Arkansas rallies late again, beats Austin Peay 24-16

Sep. 7, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Breylin Smith nailed Lujuan Winningham on two scoring strikes in the fourth quarter as Central Arkansas rallied to beat Austin Peay 24-16 on Saturday afternoon. The Bears, who started the season 2-0 for the first time since 2010, scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns last week to...

Police: 2 dead, 1 wounded in shooting

Sep. 6, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say two people are dead and another wounded in a shooting at a Tennessee home. Clarksville police spokesman Jim Knoll told news outlets that officers responded Thursday evening to a call of shots fired. He said officers arrived to find two shooting victims outside, a woman...

School district has funding for officers, not for squad cars

Sep. 5, 2019 10:05 AM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A northern Tennessee school district wants a resource officer in each of its schools but a commission needs to approve funding for their patrol vehicles. The Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle reports that a Tennessee Safe Schools Act grant set aside $20 million for Clarksville-Montgomery...

Tennessee city receives $1.82M grant for pedestrian bridge

Sep. 3, 2019 4:50 AM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Transportation Department has announced a $1.82 million federal grant for Clarksville's construction of a pedestrian bridge to complete a 10-mile hiking and biking trail linking the city's downtown riverfront with the northeastern part of the city. The bridge over...

Austin Peay wins opener, beats North Carolina Central, 41-10

Aug. 30, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Oatsvall threw for three touchdowns and three interceptions, DeAngelo Williams had three touchdown catches and Austin Peay won its season opener for the first time since 2010 by scoring 24 second-quarter points to wallop North Carolina Central, 41-10 Thursday night. Mark...

Tennessee judge will let livestreaming ban take effect

Aug. 28, 2019 4:59 AM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge will allow a ban to take effect that prohibits the livestreaming of a Tennessee county's commission meetings by the general public. The Leaf-Chronicle reports , a monthly informal session of the Montgomery County commission next week will mark the first time the...