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Rossview Lady Hawks State Tournament Quest Stopped by Dickson County Lady Cougars

 

Rossview High School HawksDickson, TN – The Rossview Lady Hawks went to Dickson County High School Monday night looking to earn a spot in the state tournament for the second year in a row. After a slow start put them at a 15-point deficit by halftime, the Lady Hawks mounted a furious comeback in the second half with a chance to win and achieve their goal.

However, the Lady Hawks comeback fell short and the Dickson County Lady Cougars won the Class AAA Sectional, 59-52.

From the tip off, almost everything went right for the Lady Cougars offensively. They scored inside and out, converting baskets from seemingly anywhere on the court.

Rossview Girl's Basketball falls to Dickson County 59-52.

Rossview Girl’s Basketball falls to Dickson County 59-52.

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TWRA reports 2014-15 Tennessee Hunting and Fishing Licenses now Expired

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee’s 2014-15 hunting and fishing licenses are now expired, as of Saturday, February 28th. The new 2015-16 licenses went on sale February 18th and are valid through February 2016.

Licenses are available at Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) regional offices, license agents and on the TWRA website, www.tnwildlife.org.

The new licenses annually go on sale each February 18th. License sales provide the primary funding for the TWRA, which does not receive any funding from the state’s general fund (i.e. state sales tax). Licenses purchased before July 1st are available at current prices. «Read the rest of this article»

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NASA’s Dawn spacecraft to enter orbit around Dwarf Planet Ceres on March 6th

 

Written by Elizabeth Landau
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has returned new images captured on approach to its historic orbit insertion at the dwarf planet Ceres. Dawn will be the first mission to successfully visit a dwarf planet when it enters orbit around Ceres on Friday, March 6th.

“Dawn is about to make history,” said Robert Mase, project manager for the Dawn mission at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. “Our team is ready and eager to find out what Ceres has in store for us.”

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Tennessee Department of Safety issues New Driver License or ID Cards due to Printing Error

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced that it had re-issued new permanent driver licenses or photo ID cards to citizens who recently received a card with incorrect content due to a printing error.

The driver licenses or ID cards were incorrectly issued with the phrase “Not for Federal Identification” to 3,500 Tennesseans. The cards were issued to citizens who applied or renewed their driver license or ID card at state driver services centers on February 17th through February 19th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Tiasha Gray named OVC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University guard Tiasha Gray has been named adidas®/Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week by a vote of the conference sports information directors.

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Clarksville – Montgomery County under Flood Watch beginning Tuesday afternoon

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and a portion of Middle Tennessee from 6:00pm Tuesday evening through 6:00pm Wednesday afternoon.

A strong upper level low pressure system will bring 1 to 3 inches of rain to the region. With the highest amounts north and west of Nashville.

Rain will switch to mixed precipitation and snow later on Wednesday. «Read the rest of this article»

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Appleton Harley Davidson earns Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – Appleton Harley Davidson, celebrated their Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Chief of Staff Charlie Gentry, Chamber of Commerce Director Melinda Shepard, and CMC Green Certification Steering Committee Members Stephen James and Daryl Prater attended their green ribbon cutting.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green ribbon cutting for Appleton Harley Davidson.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green ribbon cutting for Appleton Harley Davidson.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Trenton Road Closure

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has closed both lanes of Trenton Road near Hayes Street and Fairview lane at 4:00pm to repair a water service line. Drivers should avoid this area if at all possible.

The repair is anticipated to be finished by approximately 8:00pm.

Road Closure

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My Hair Color is not Who I Am

 

Clarksville, TN – How many times a day do we look at another person or hear him speak and judge who we think this person to be? Our prejudices filter people when we first look at them.

If that other person has on baggy pants or has a hair style we consider wild, we may even cross the street to avoid him. If we hear someone speaking English with a foreign accent, we may have preconceived ideas about that person even if we’ve never had any interaction with her.

Our experiences form our prejudices based on the type of interactions we have or those our family has instilled in us. Most racial prejudice is learned at home. Overcoming our fears—and fear is the basis of all prejudice—is not easy. «Read the rest of this article»

 


AAA says rising wholesale gas prices signals more increases at the pump

 

AAATampa, FL – The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased 34 consecutive days for a total of 37 cents per gallon. The national average rose 35 cents during the month of February.

“Gas prices are surging in California which could elevate the national average at a faster rate than prices in the southeastern United States,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Refinery issues in the west should not effect prices in the southeast. However, motorists in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee could still see prices inch up another 10 cents in the next two weeks, because of rising wholesale gas prices due to ongoing seasonal maintenance at gulf coast refineries.” «Read the rest of this article»

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