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Dr. Mack Finley, professor of biology, was featured in Joe Biddles Random Ruminations in The Tennessean Feb. 22. Finley recalled being in the stands at Mississippi State the day Perry Wallace, the SECs first African-American scholarship basketball player, played his first SEC road game for Vanderbilt.
Dr. Mack Finley, professor of biology, was featured in “Joe Biddle's Random Ruminations” in The Tennessean Feb. 22. Finley recalled being in the stands at Mississippi State the day Perry Wallace, the SEC's first African-American scholarship basketball player, played his first SEC road game for Vanderbilt.

Austin Peay's TRIO Day was highlighted on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section Feb. 25. The story featured comments from Carol Spiller, adult education specialist for Veterans Upward Bound, and Yolanda Hairston, counselor for Veterans Upward Bound.

The Center for Extended and Distance Education's March classes appeared in the Feb. 25 edition of The Leaf-Chronicle.

The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 26 editorial, “Two champs at APSU,” praised APSU basketball, saying the OVC champion Govs and Lady Govs “bring positive publicity to the campus and to Clarksville.”

The story “Black history not just about learning about slavery” on the cover of The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 26 “Local” section featured comments from Yvonne Prather, assistant professor of communication, as well as Austin Peay students Tykena Watson, Carissa White and Charles Bridges.

Dr. Heraldo Richards, associate professor of education, was featured on the cover of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section Feb. 26 for reading works by poet Langston Hughes to two fifth-grade classes at Burt Elementary School.

Melinda Simmons, news editor for The All-State, was interviewed during TV-43's 6:30 p.m. newscast about the campus newspaper's recent wins during the 18th Annual Southeast Journalism Conference.

Austin Peay was mentioned on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 27 edition as the location of the United Way of Clarksville-Montgomery County's annual awards ceremony.

A.J. Book's Feb. 27 letter to the editor, printed in The Leaf-Chronicle, criticized Murray State for telling “the Austin Peay State University athletic director and president how to manage their teams and activities.” In the letter, Brook also thanks the Red Men and Assistant Coach Tony Collins.

News of Austin Peay's new Candlelight Ball Scholarship appeared in The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 27 “Schools Update.”

The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 27 “Schools Update” included notification of a Clarksville-Montgomery County Retired Teacher's Association scholarship available to Austin Peay teacher education students.

Austin Peay student Roger D. Grove made The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 27 “Community Spotlight” for being one of only 40 Kappa Sigma Fraternity members chosen for the $2,500 Henry M. Rockwell Scholarship-Leadership Award.

Austin Peay's STAR Award winners—art department students Caroline Head, Ranop Subhawong, Allison Daniell and Mariam Hanna—were featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 27 “Community Spotlight.”

Kell Black, professor of art, was featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 27 “Go” section. He shared his collection of paper model airplanes and spoke to kids and their parents during the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center's free family day Saturday.

“Austin Peay State University: Students picking up tab for cash-strapped state” was The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 29 cover story. The story featured comments from Mitch Robinson, vice president for finance and administration, Dr. Houston Davis, assistant vice president for academic affairs, Roy Gregory, executive director for university advancement, as well as students Deana Miles, Alexis Alexander and Sabrina Varnado.

Austin Peay's 20th Anniversary Candlelight Ball made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section Feb. 29.

News that Austin Peay student Shelby Stack is pictured on the spring 2004 cover of The Eleusis appeared in the Feb. 29 issue of The Leaf-Chronicle.

The Leaf-Chronicle's annual Agenda Clarksville special issue, which hit stands Feb. 29, featured a Q&A with APSU President Sherry Hoppe, as well as a story on Austin Peay's enrollment, which offered comments from Hoppe, Dr. Tim Winters, assistant professor of Greek and Latin, and APSU students Kametria Catron and Janelle Jones.

Dr. Roger W. Clark's tax advice column appeared in The Tennessean Feb. 29. Clark is an associate professor of accounting.

Austin Peay student Merylin Rivera made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's March 1 “Living” section. Rivera, the newspaper's “Cook of the Week” is pursuing a culinary arts degree at the University's Fort Campbell Center.

Gregg Schlanger, professor of art, was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle March 2. Schlanger is working on a 30-foot-tall Eternal Flame sculpture, “Pillar of Cloud, Pillar of Fire,” which will be unveiled April 15 during the Rivers & Spires Festival in Clarksville's Public Square. The sculpture will honor military veterans of the past, present and future. The Oak Ridge Boys are scheduled to sing the national anthem at the dedication.

Dr. Bruce Myers, professor of computer science and information technology, made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section March 2 for donating his time and expertise to help the City of Clarksville choose a financial accounting software system.