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Tennessee Lady Vols lose 88-66 to Baylor at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Redshirt junior Mercedes Russell scored a season-high 22 points in No. 22/25 Tennessee’s 88-66 loss to No. 4 Baylor on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Russell added 12 rebounds and four blocks en route to her fifth double-double of the season and 16th of her career. Junior Jaime Nared recorded her fourth consecutive double-double with 19 points and a career-high tying 11 rebounds. Nared added two assists, two blocks and a steal.

Despite being on the road in front of a crowd of 9,244, Baylor (9-1) controlled the game from the opening tip, starting the game on an 11-0 run. Baylor outscored the Lady Vols (4-3) in each of the first three quarters to take a 27-point lead into the final period.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Diamond DeShields (11) brings the ball up court against the Baylor Bears during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Baylor won 88 to 66. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Diamond DeShields (11) brings the ball up court against the Baylor Bears during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Baylor won 88 to 66. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville Montgomery County Library to hold “Arts for Hearts” art class December 13th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – Come out to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library for a free art class “Arts for Hearts” on Tuesday, December 13th.

The art class will be held from 10:00am until 12:00pm for ages 12 and up. Ages 12 and under will be held from 4:00pm to 5:30pm.

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Clarksville Police reports Vehicle Crash injures Four at Governors Square Mall

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN –  Shortly before 11:00am Sunday, December 4th, a silver Hyundai Sonata left the roadway near Governor’s Square Mall and slammed into a retaining wall at what police are calling a significant rate of speed.

The call was dispatched to first responders at 11:00am. District Three Patrol Officer Coz Minetos was the first responder to arrive, at 11:02am.

“This is one of the most dramatic impacts I’ve ever seen,” stated Minetos.

Hyundai Sonata leaves roadway and crashes into retaining wall near Governor's Square Mall Sunday.

Hyundai Sonata leaves roadway and crashes into retaining wall near Governor’s Square Mall Sunday.

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Clarksville designated a Healthier Tennessee Community

 

City leads Community wide effort to improve Health, Fitness

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN –  Clarksville has earned the designation as a Healthier Tennessee Community for strong collaborative work to improve the health of local citizens.

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness makes the designation through its Healthier Tennessee Communities initiative, which drives better health by engaging local leaders and citizens to support physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco abstinence.

Members of the Mayor’s Fitness Council worked Friday to place HealthyClarksville.com stickers on 3,000 oranges that were distributed from the City of Clarksville’s float during the Clarksville Christmas Parade. Healthy Clarksville is an arm of the Fitness Council which helped Clarksville earn designation as a “Healthier TN Community.”

Members of the Mayor’s Fitness Council worked Friday to place HealthyClarksville.com stickers on 3,000 oranges that were distributed from the City of Clarksville’s float during the Clarksville Christmas Parade. Healthy Clarksville is an arm of the Fitness Council which helped Clarksville earn designation as a “Healthier TN Community.”

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Fort Campbell receives visit from U.S. Army Materiel Command

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Lessmeister
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims, the 15th command sergeant major of U.S. Army Materiel Command, engaged Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Abn. Div. and Army Field Support Battalion-Campbell about readiness, November 17th, at Fort Campbell.

AMC is a global command that has a presence in approximately 144 countries and in every state in the United States, according to Sims.

Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims (far left), the senior enlisted adviser of U.S. Army Materiel Command, Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Perry, the senior enlisted adviser of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel Espinosa, the rear detachment provisional command sergeant major for the 101st Abn. Div., lead a noncommissioned officer run, Nov. 17, 2016, on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/ 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims (far left), the senior enlisted adviser of U.S. Army Materiel Command, Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Perry, the senior enlisted adviser of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel Espinosa, the rear detachment provisional command sergeant major for the 101st Abn. Div., lead a noncommissioned officer run, Nov. 17, 2016, on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/ 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Montgomery County Animal Care and Control receives help, donation from Potvin Family

 

Montgomery County Animal Care and ControlMontgomery County, TN – When Montgomery County Animal Care and Control took in 54 animals due to a house fire the Potvin family knew they had to help! The Potvin family arrived at the shelter the morning after the fire to help clean and feed the animals in need.

While volunteering, they realized another way they could help the animals at the shelter!

Potvin family donates $2500 to Montgomery County Animal Care and Control.

Potvin family donates $2500 to Montgomery County Animal Care and Control.

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Strong start for APSU Track and Field at Vanderbilt’s Indoor Opener

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's Track and Field - Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – As season-debuts go, Austin Peay State University track and field head coach Doug Molnar had to be pleased with how his Governors performed, particularly in the field events, at the Vanderbilt Indoor Opener, Saturday.

When you have a team as young as Molnar’s, good starts are imperative.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field kicks off season well at at Vanderbilt's Indoor Opener, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field kicks off season well at at Vanderbilt’s Indoor Opener, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Gathers Insurers’ Data For East Tennessee Wildfire Claims Map

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and InsuranceNashville, TN – As part of the ongoing emergency response to the November 28th, 2016 wildfires in Gatlinburg, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) has begun compiling insurers’ claims data so it might be combined with satellite imagery and GIS mapping software in order to determine claims and potential claims from the fires.

So far there have been 656 combined reported claims (home, auto, etc.) from the areas affected by wildfires in East Tennessee.

So far there have been 656 combined reported claims (home, auto, etc.) from the areas affected by wildfires in East Tennessee.

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NASA’s Antarctica Long Duration Balloon Flight Campaign launches Second Balloon

 

Written by Keith Koehler
NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationChincoteague Island, VA – The second of three missions as part of NASA’s Antarctica Long Duration Balloon Flight Campaign was successfully launched at 8:10am EDT, December 2nd, 2016.

The Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) from the University of Hawaii at Manoa was launched from Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf near McMurdo Station with support from the National Science Foundation’s United States Antarctic Program.

NASA launches Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) from Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf on December 2nd, 2016 at 8:10am ET.

NASA launches Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) from Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf on December 2nd, 2016 at 8:10am ET.

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