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Late Cold Spell Dooms APSU Basketball against Evansville

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A barrage of second-half three-pointers from Josh Robinson and Zach Glotta gave Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team a late lead against Evansville, but a cold spell in the final minutes ultimately proved to be the Govs undoing in a 77-69 defeat at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball loses to Evansville at the Dunn Center 77-69. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball loses to Evansville at the Dunn Center 77-69. (APSU Sports Information)

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CDE Lightband reports several power outages across Clarksville

 

Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – CDE Lightband is currently aware of numerous scattered outages throughout the city. CDE has multiple crews out working to restore service as quickly and safely as possible.

Report problems by calling 931.648.8151 or going online with your computer,tablet or mobile device to www.cdelightband.com/service-outages

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APSU Women’s Basketball has cold second half in loss at Middle Tennessee

 

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APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityMurfreesboro, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team held a one-point halftime lead over defending Conference USA champions Middle Tennessee, but fell on the wrong end of a 82-51 score, Saturday, in the Murphy Center.

The Governors led the Blue Raiders 34-33 at the break following back-to-back threes by redshirt sophomore guard Falon Baker and senior guard April Rivers put APSU on top.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball falls at Middle Tennessee 82-51. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball falls at Middle Tennessee 82-51. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Hazardous Weather alert tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch that is in effect until 9:00pm CT for Clarksville-Montgomery County and the Northwest half of Middle Tennessee.

There is also a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for the area from midnight tonight through 6:00am Sunday.

Some strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible through this evening. Main concerns will be severe thunderstorms that can develop damaging winds. Isolated hail and the formation of a tornado can not totally be ruled out.

Clarksville Montgomery County is under a Tornado Watch until 9:00pm tonight and a Winter Weather Advisory until 6:00am Sunday morning.

Clarksville Montgomery County is under a Tornado Watch until 9:00pm tonight and a Winter Weather Advisory until 6:00am Sunday morning.

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Tennessee Vols Basketball travels to Nashville to take on #8 Gonzaga in The Battle on Broadway

 

Tennessee vs. #8 Gonzaga

Sunday, December 17th, 2016 | 3:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee treats its midstate fans to a high-profile, regular-season clash against unbeaten and eighth-ranked Gonzaga Sunday at Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville. Billed as the The Battle on Broadway, presented by Farm Bureau Insurance of Tennessee, tip-off is slated for 3:00pm CT on ESPN2.

The Vols (6-4) journeyed west for another neutral site showdown with the Bulldogs (10-0) in Seattle last season. Gonzaga emerged with an 86-79 victory.

Tennessee is playing its fourth game in eight days — a stretch that began last Sunday when the Vols were narrowly edged by No. 7 North Carolina, 73-71, in Chapel Hill.

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Frazier Allen: Dealing with Dementia

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – “I saw the bravest man in the world playing the hardest role of his life,” Robin Williams’ widow wrote in October of her husband’s dementia and the months leading up to his death in 2014. When his anxiety, personality changes and memory problems began three years ago, a “foundation of friendship and love was our armor,” Susan Schneider Williams said.

Her story likely strikes a chord among those caring for a loved one with dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that more than 15 million Americans currently are. 

Dealing with Dementia

Dealing with Dementia

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Get Kids Toys Worth Buying

 

ChristmasClarksville, TN – Electronic gadgets are what all the kids want for Christmas this year. That’s a given. Beyond the computer games, X-Boxes, Kindles, etc., what’s going to help your child become more successful in school and in life.

Often parents forget the real reason children need toys—learning to be creative, sorting out relationships through play, and just plain having fun. Children need to have time to play without outside interference and sometimes without electronic gadgets that don’t necessarily allow for certain types of learning experiences.

If you are buying toys for your own children, nieces, nephews, children of friends, or for an Angel Tree child, consider some of the following.

Christmas Presents

Christmas Presents

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes on #10 Stanford at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

Tennessee vs. #10/10 Stanford

Sunday, December 18th, 2016 | 2:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee will renew its cross-country women’s hoops rivalry with No. 10/10 Stanford at Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday afternoon at 2:00pm CT.

The contest will be televised on SEC Network. It will also be available online through SECN+/WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Beth Mowins (PxP), Rebecca Lobo (Analyst) and Steffi Sorensen (Reporter) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Cardinal.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

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101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade SARC Soldier receives SHARP Spirit Award

 

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 – Sgt. 1st Class Ashley Davis had a very personal reason for wanting to be a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator.

After watching a close family member deal with the repercussions of being sexually assaulted, she felt it was her duty to help those in similar situations.

Sgt. 1st Class Ashley Davis (left), the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., receives the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program Spirit Award at Sexual Assault Response Coordinator/Victim Advocate Career Course, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. (Sgt. 1st Class Ashley Davis)

Sgt. 1st Class Ashley Davis (left), the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., receives the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program Spirit Award at Sexual Assault Response Coordinator/Victim Advocate Career Course, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. (Sgt. 1st Class Ashley Davis)

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Strong Storm System expected to move across Clarksville-Montgomery County this weekend

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports a powerful storm system will move across Clarksville-Montgomery County this weekend bringing much warmer temperatures Saturday. Saturday’s high will be near 68 °F with south southwest winds around 15 mph. Gusts as high as 25 mph are possible.

Showers and a few thunderstorms are also anticipated Saturday afternoon and into the evening. Some storms may be strong to possibly severe. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Clarksville-Montgomery County can expect showers and thunderstorms Saturday afternoon with a high around 68 °F.

Clarksville-Montgomery County can expect showers and thunderstorms Saturday afternoon with a high around 68 °F.

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