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Austin Peay Governors Basketball heads to Chattanooga this weekend for the Dr. Pepper Classic

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Utah Valley

December 28th, 2012 | 3:30pm
McKenzie Arena| Chattanooga, TN

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – This is the 23rd Annual Dr. Pepper Classic, hosted by Chattanooga. This is the Austin Peay Governors Basketball’s second tourney appearance. The Governors reached the finals of 2000 Classic.

APSU has never played two-Utah Valley and High Point-of the entrants in this year’s tourney. APSU and Chattanooga have played 18 times previously.

APSU Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men’s Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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CDE Lightband announces intermittent Lane Closures on Trenton Road

 

CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – CDE Lightband crews will be trimming trees on a section of Trenton Road between Hazelwood Road and Kennedy Road on the following dates: Friday, December 28th, Monday, December 31st, Wednesday, January 2nd, and Thursday, January 3rd. «Read the rest of this article»

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Military Brothers Meet for Christmas in Afghanistan

 

Written by Sgt. David Dobrydney
455th Air Expeditionary Wing

United States Department of DefenseBagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Up until a few days ago, Air Force Staff Sgt. Derek Allen hadn’t seen his brother, Army Cpl. Greg Allen, in more than three years. However, a twist of fate brought them together here for the Christmas holidays.

“Both of us being here in [Afghanistan] is the closest we have ever been to each other since Thanksgiving 2009,” said Derek, a 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron tactical aircraft maintenance craftsman, deployed from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AR.

Family Ties: Two brothers spend Christmas at Bagram

Air Force Staff Sgt. Derek Allen, right, and his brother, Army Cpl. Greg Allen, compare unit patches at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Dec. 23, 2012. The brothers spent the holidays together for the first time since 2009 after the A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft Derek maintains provided vital combat support for Greg and his fellow soldiers. (Master Sgt. Jun Kim/U.S. Air Force)

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Fort Campbell’s Estep Wellness Center offers Personal Training program for your New Year Goals

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Did you know that Estep Wellness Center offers a comprehensive personal training program where your personal goals will be combined with a personalized assessment to take your fitness to the next level?

The trainers at Estep will combine their knowledge with the technology of Microfit to tailor a program just for you!  Take charge of your health and wellness by committing to a one-on-one program that targets your specific goals. «Read the rest of this article»

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Celebrate the New Year at Tennessee State Parks

 

Tennessee State Parks 75th AnniversaryNashville, TN – Make plans now to ring in 2013 with a number of special New Year’s Eve celebrations at Tennessee State Parks inns and restaurants, including dinner buffets, holiday room discounts, music and dancing!

New Year’s Eve dinner will be served December 31st at Cumberland Mountain, Montgomery Bell, Paris Landing and Pickwick Landing state parks.

This special dinner will include a variety of entrees, dessert and a select variety of beers, wines and champagne. «Read the rest of this article»

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Nabraunda Dickerson named Byrns Darden Elementary Assistant Principal

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville Montgomery County School System has named Nabraunda Dickerson as the new assistant principal at Byrns Darden Elementary School, replacing Kim Masters, who will be principal of Kenwood Elementary School.

Nabraunda Dickerson

Nabraunda Dickerson

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Yakima native serves for love of country with 101st Airborne Division

 

Written by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan – When it comes to joining the military, the decision can be easier for some than it is for others.

For U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Dollar, a native to Yakima, WA, the decision wasn’t too hard at all.

“I joined the Army because I wanted to get out of the town that I was in, and, you know, I was trying to look at something for a career to kind of help me advance my education,” Dollar said.

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Dollar, from Yakima, Wash., smiles after having completed outgoing fire training with 120mm mortars Dec. 2, 2012, at FOB Joyce, Afghanistan. Dollar is a gunnery sergeant with Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and is currently a mortar crew member with 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st BCT at Joyce. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, Task Force 1-101 PAO)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Dollar, from Yakima, Wash., smiles after having completed outgoing fire training with 120mm mortars Dec. 2, 2012, at FOB Joyce, Afghanistan. Dollar is a gunnery sergeant with Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and is currently a mortar crew member with 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st BCT at Joyce. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, Task Force 1-101 PAO)

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Tennessee Titans play their last game of the season Sunday at LP Field against Jacksonville Jaguars

 

Tennessee Titans (5-10) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (2-13)

Sunday, December 30th, 2012 • Noon CT
LP Field • Nashville, TN • TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (5-10) conclude their 2012 season this week with a home game against the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-13). Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CT on Sunday, December 30th.

This week will mark the 37th all-time meeting between the Jaguars and Titans, with the Titans holding a 20-16 lead in the series. The three games since the start of the 2011 season have been decided by 13 total points. The Jaguars won last year’s season opener 16-14 in Jacksonville (September 11th), followed by the Titans’ 23-17 victory later in the year (December 24th). «Read the rest of this article»

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Dunbar Cave State Park Recycling Your Christmas Trees

 

Clarksville, TN – The staff and Friends of Dunbar Cave State Park are asking for your family to drop off your Christmas tree so it can be recycled into mulch for the parks trails.

Please drop off your tree, free of all decorations and tinsel, at the park’s parking lot anytime between now and 11:00am, January 5th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Departemnt of Health says prepare now for Serious Health Challenges posed by Winter Weather

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Snow, ice and sub-freezing temperatures of winter weather can come with little or no warning, creating minor problems for some and major tragedies for others.

The Department of Health is working with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security to remind residents about the importance of planning and preparation to avoid weather-related problems in homes, outdoors or on the road this winter. «Read the rest of this article»

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