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#21/20 Tennessee beats Furman 66-61 Wednesday night

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Sophomore guard Jordan Bowden tied his career high with 21 points to lead No. 20/21 Tennessee to a hard-fought, 66-61 win over Furman on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The final 12 minutes of the game featured eight lead changes and five ties. Tennessee (8-2) enjoyed a 47-33 rebounding advantage over the Paladins (9-4) in the win.

The Vols’ stars stepped up in the second half when they needed them. Bowden, who shot 6-for-14 for the night and collected six rebounds and three assists, scored nine points in the second half. Sophomore forward Grant Williams scored 12 of his 14 points after halftime and finished with eight rebounds. Junior forward Admiral Schofield posted the second double-double of his career with 12 points and a career-high 13 rebounds.

Guard Jordan Bowden #23 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Furman Paladins and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Kyle Zedaker/Tennessee Athletics)

Guard Jordan Bowden #23 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Furman Paladins and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Kyle Zedaker/Tennessee Athletics)

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City of Clarksville Offices to be closed December 25th-26th for Christmas

 

Clarksville Transit System bus service will run on December 26th

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, December 25th and Tuesday, December 26th to observe the Christmas Holiday.

City Public Safety Departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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#7 Tennessee Lady Vols travel to #18/24 Stanford Thursday

 

#7 Tennessee at #18/24 Standford

Thursday, December 21st, 2017 | 8:00pm CT
Stanford, CA | Maples Pavilion

UT Lady VolsStanford, CA – No. 7/7 Tennessee (11-0) is in the midst of an eight-day West Coast trip, concluding it on Thursday evening vs. No. 18/24 Stanford (6-5) at Maples Pavilion. Tip time is 6:00pm PT (8:00pm CT).  

UT will be looking to snap a five-game venue losing streak at Maples, last winning on Stanford’s home court on December 4th, 2005. The Lady Vols will be aiming to go 12-0 for only the fifth occasion in school history and for the first time during the Holly Warlick era.

The last time Tennessee began a season 12-0, the Lady Vols extended the streak to 18 games before finally falling during the 2005-06 season en route to a 31-5 overall record. Incidentally, that was the last time UT beat the Cardinal in Maples.

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes on Stanford Thursday at the Maples Pavilion. Tip off is at 8:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University professor Karen Sorenson is Tennessee’s Foreign Language Teacher of the Year

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Professor of French literature Dr. Karen D. Sorenson has been named this year’s Jacqueline Elliott Award for Service in Higher Education recipient by the Tennessee Foreign Language Teaching Association (TFLTA).

TFLTA presents this award annually to a foreign language educator at the post-secondary level for outstanding service to the profession.

APSU Professor of French literature Dr. Karen D. Sorenson.

APSU Professor of French literature Dr. Karen D. Sorenson.

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Downtown Commons events for the week of December 21st, 2017

 

Downtown CommonsMontgomery County, TN – The Downtown Commons Holiday Ice Rink is now open with the Holiday Hours, Monday through Saturday at 11:00am and Sunday at 2:00pm. Each night the last skate session starts at 8:00pm.

Reservations are not required but are recommended for groups larger than ten during evening sessions. Private Ice Sessions are also available by reservation.

Free Skate Sponsored by DBS & Associates Engineering on December 21st. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to host Bob Clement at Customs House Museum

 

Former congressman will speak, sign new book

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will host a special book-signing event featuring former U.S. Rep. Bob Clement from 2:00pm-4:00pm Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

Clement, a Tennessee Democrat, will give a presentation on the current political climate in the country and read a few passages from his memoir, “Presidents, Kings and Convicts: My Journey from the Tennessee Governor’s Residence to the Halls of Congress.” The event is free and open to the public.

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Clarksville Police seek help identifying Suspect Involved in Vehicle Burglaries, Using Stolen Checks, and Credit Cards

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are trying to identify a women involved in vehicle burglaries, using stolen checks, and credit cards.

The burglaries occurred in Clarksville TN, Hopkinsville KY, Oak Grove KY, and Bowling Green KY area. There has been over $4,000 stolen as a result of the use of the stolen checks and credit card.

Clarksville Police are trying to identify the suspect in this photo in connection with Vehicle Burglaries, Using Stolen Checks, and Credit Cards.

Clarksville Police are trying to identify the suspect in this photo in connection with Vehicle Burglaries, Using Stolen Checks, and Credit Cards.

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APSU Football players earn National Honors

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – On the eve of the early signing day period, several Austin Peay State University football players picked up national accolades for their play on the gridiron during the 2017 season.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department bond refinancing saves $10.8 million

 

Clarksville utility refunds four bond issues since 2013

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water Department has saved ratepayers more than $10.8 million in debt repayment costs in a series of bond refinancing actions.

Thanks to good timing and favorable conditions in the municipal bond markets, Gas & Water leaders, the City’s finance department and its bond advisers, attorneys, and underwriters were able to refinance bonds issued by Gas & Water since 2013 — a process known as bond refunding — at more favorable terms.

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My Two Cents: Take A Break From The Hate

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN – With the advent of Social Media, all of us have been given multiple opportunities to share our opinions, feelings, politics and faith.  I think it’s a wonderful thing.  There are so many people, places and things I would have NEVER seen if it had not been for that.

Regardless of whether you use Social Media or not, the Mainstream Media keeps us filled with news and opinion. 

Most of it negative. 

Media

Media

 

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