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APSU Basketball unable to contain Western Kentucky Late

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball simply found the iron unkind in Friday’s non-conference finale against Western Kentucky, falling 72-55 to the Hilltoppers, who made their first visit to Clarksville since 2004.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball loses to Western Kentucky 72-55 Friday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball loses to Western Kentucky 72-55 Friday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces November Unemployment Rate Two Percentage Points Lower Than 2016

 

Tennessee’s Unemployment Rate Remains One Percentage Point Lower than National Average

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips have announced that the November statewide unemployment rate posted significantly lower than November 2016 and notably lower than the national average.

The preliminary, seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for November 2017 was 3.1 percent – two percentage points lower than it was one year ago and one percentage point below the national average of 4.1.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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#21 Tennessee Vols Basketball hits the road to take on Wake Forest

 

#21 Tennessee at Wake Forest

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 | 11:30am CT
Winston-Salem, NC | Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsWinston-Salem, NC – The 21st-ranked Tennessee Volunteers hit the road again this weekend to face off against another ACC foe in Wake Forest at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The game will tip at 12:30pm and will be televised live on ESPN2 and streamed online via WatchESPN

Tennessee (8-2) enters the matchup with a pair of victories over teams from the ACC (NC State, 67-58, and Georgia Tech, 77-70) already this season. UT fell to No. 7 North Carolina in a hard-fought battle in Thompson-Boling Arena last Sunday, marking the Vols’ first home loss of the year. On Wednesday, Tennessee bounced back to hold off a Furman team riding a five-game winning streak, 66-61.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports Christmas on the Cumberland Closed Friday, December 22nd

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Christmas on the Cumberland light display at McGregor Park will be closed on Friday evening, December 22nd, 2017 due to inclement weather.

Christmas on the Cumberland, Clarksville’s popular lighted walk-through event, will be open nightly from 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sunday through Thursday and 5:00pm-11:00pm, Fridays and Saturdays through January 2nd, 2018.

Clarksville's Christmas on the Cumberland.

Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland.

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Clarksville Police Officer Bob Peterson retires

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department held a retirement ceremony Friday morning, December 22nd, 2017 for Officer Bob Peterson.

What a great and joyous day for Bob Peterson’s retirement. But, he will be GREATLY missed.

Bob always had a smile and willing to lend a hand.

Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley (left) presents Officer Bob Peterson (right) with a Certificate of Retirement Friday morning during Peterson's retirement ceremony.

Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley (left) presents Officer Bob Peterson (right) with a Certificate of Retirement Friday morning during Peterson’s retirement ceremony.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Vaughn Road Water Outage

 

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department is repairing a water main break on Vaughn Road causing a water outage on Vaughn Road to Haynes Drive and on Scenic Drive.

Area residents may also experience low water pressure.

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Austin Peay State University names Jordan Harmon next APSU Director of Athletics Development

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNJordan Harmon, a 2017 Austin Peay State University alumnus, was named Director of Development for Athletics Fundraising within the University Advancement office at the start of December.

Harmon, a St. Louis native, will be responsible for developing and executing fundraising strategies to enhance Austin Peay’s 16 varsity sports. In that role, he will be assist the department’s efforts to cultivate and steward major gifts for the athletics department. Harmon replaces Alaric Klinghard, who left the position this past summer.

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227th Composite Supply Company Soldiers return to Fort Campbell after nine-months in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve

 

101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Approximately 210 Soldiers from 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. returned home from United States Army Europe, November 29th, after a nine-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

U.S. Army Europe’s Operation Atlantic Resolve demonstrates continued U.S. commitment to collective security in order to reassure North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies and partners of America’s dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region following Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, according to the official U.S. Army Europe page.

Capt. Amanda Fonk, commander of 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Supply Company, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., marches through the doors at Hanger 3 on Fort Campbell, Kentucky with her Soldiers, November 29th, 2017, during the company’s welcome home ceremony. (Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne/101st SBDE Public Affairs)

Capt. Amanda Fonk, commander of 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Supply Company, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., marches through the doors at Hanger 3 on Fort Campbell, Kentucky with her Soldiers, November 29th, 2017, during the company’s welcome home ceremony. (Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne/101st SBDE Public Affairs)

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Tennessee Titans set to play Los Angeles Rams at Nissan Stadium, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (8-6) vs. Los Angeles Rams (10-4)

Sunday, December 24th, 2017 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With two games remaining in the regular season, the Tennessee Titans (8-6) host a Christmas Eve showdown this week with the NFC West-leading Los Angeles Rams (10-4). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, December 24th.

Sunday’s game marks the Rams’ third trip to Tennessee in the regular season. Their last visit was on December 13th, 2009, a game the Titans won 47-7. However, the Rams lead the all-time series 6-5.

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) catches a touchdown pass against San Francisco 49ers defensive back Adrian Colbert (38) during the second quarter at Levi's Stadium. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) catches a touchdown pass against San Francisco 49ers defensive back Adrian Colbert (38) during the second quarter at Levi’s Stadium. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

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A Look Back at Austin Peay State University in 2017

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University, which turned 90 in April, experienced another big year, with new buildings and programs transforming the campus over the last 12 months.

Women’s volleyball and men’s football electrified the community this fall, and in August, thousands of people cheered as the afternoon sky went dark for nearly two minutes. As this 90th year comes to an end, here are some of the major stories that came out of Austin Peay in 2017.

The Austin Peay Volleyball team is the 2017 OVC Champions.

The Austin Peay Volleyball team is the 2017 OVC Champions.

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