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Nashville Predators fall to Tampa Bay Lightning in Overtime 4-3

 

Nashville PredatorsClarksville, TN – The Nashville Predators saw their five game winning streak come to an end tonight with a 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning at Bridgestone Arena.

Yanni Gourde gave the lightning the win at 1:45 of overtime, after Nashville turned the puck over to him with a wide open net.

Tampa Bay was playing their second game in a row after a victory over the Chicago Blackhawks last night, 2-0.

Juuse Saros started in goal for the Predators, giving Pekka Rinne the night off.  

Nashville Predators goalie Juuse Saros (74) during the second period against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators goalie Juuse Saros (74) during the second period against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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#22 Tennessee Vols Basketball takes care of Vanderbilt Commodores, 67-62

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Despite a strong second half by Vanderbilt, No. 22 Tennessee held on to complete the regular-season sweep over its in-state rival, defeating the Commodores, 67-62, in Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night.
 
The Commodores (7-13, 2-6 SEC) would fight back in the second half after facing a 17-point halftime deficit, using a run with eight consecutive made fields goals to pull within four points at 51-47. During the stretch, Vanderbilt senior Riley LaChance connected on four treys and had 15 straight points.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) brings the ball up court against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) brings the ball up court against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Barksdale Elementary School now accepting applications for Spanish Immersion Program

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) is now accepting applications for 2018-2019 kindergarten students interested in attending the district’s new Spanish Immersion program at Barksdale Elementary School.

Spanish Immersion Program at Barksdale Elementary now accepting applications for 2018-2019.

Spanish Immersion Program at Barksdale Elementary now accepting applications for 2018-2019.

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Austin Peay State University to hold Spring 2018 AP Day February 3rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – High school students interested in knowing more about attending Austin Peay State University are encouraged to visit campus during Spring 2018 AP Day on Saturday, February 3rd.

During AP Day, prospective students can tour campus, meet with academic departments and student organizations and hear from important offices such as admissions, housing and financial aid.

Spring 2018 AP Day is set for February 3rd.

Spring 2018 AP Day is set for February 3rd.

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Tennessee Department of Education receives $1.2 Million in Funding to Increase Quality of Early Learning Programs

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced Monday that Tennessee was awarded an additional $1.2 million to further support high-quality early learning programs for classrooms across the state.

This funding is in addition to the nearly $70 million in Preschool Development Grants (PDG) the state received in 2014 to support pre-K expansion and enhancement in Nashville and the Shelby County in disbursements over four years.

Additional funding allows state to build on, assess early learning practices throughout Tennessee.

Additional funding allows state to build on, assess early learning practices throughout Tennessee.

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Hopkinsville Community College to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration on January 25th

 

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will host a breakfast event to celebrate the 55th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s, “I Have a Dream” speech, which was first delivered on August 28th, 1963.

The breakfast will begin at 8:30am on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 in HCC’s Auditorium Building Cafeteria.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration to be held at the Hopkinsville Community College on January 25th.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration to be held at the Hopkinsville Community College on January 25th.

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APSU Basketball’s Brianah Ferby receives second adidas® OVC Freshman of the Week award

 

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APSU Women's BasketballBrentwood, TN – Freshman guard, Brianah Ferby, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week.

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Two Clarksville Police Officers Graduate from FBI National Academy Program

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Captain David Crockarell and Lieutenant Phil Ashby were among the Two hundred and twenty-two law enforcement officers graduating from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia, December 15th, 2017.

The 270th Session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 49 states. Included in the class were members of law enforcement agencies from the District of Columbia, 20 international countries, three military organizations, and four federal civilian organizations.

Clarksville Police (L) Captain David Crockarell and (R) Lieutenant Phil Ashby have graduated from the FBI National Academy Program.

Clarksville Police (L) Captain David Crockarell and (R) Lieutenant Phil Ashby have graduated from the FBI National Academy Program.

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Nashville State Community College becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – Nashville State Community College is the latest organization to join the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP). To celebrate their success a green ribbon cutting was held Monday, January 22nd, 2018.

City of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Montgomery County Chief of Staff Jeff Truitt, Chamber of Commerce Director Melinda Shepard, CMCGCP Steering Committee member Rose Melton (Altra Federal Credit Union), CMCGCP Stephen James (Nyrstar) and CMCGCP Manager Carlye Sommers attended the ceremony.

Nashville State Community College's Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ribbon cutting. (L to R) Rose Melton, Carlye Sommers, Melinda Shepard, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, John Woodman, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Jessica Mallicoate, Kathleen Akers, Sharley Ross, Vicki McCovery, Megan Goosetree, Reggie Mclain, Larry Coppins, Jeff Truitt, Stephen James.

Nashville State Community College’s Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ribbon cutting. (L to R) Rose Melton, Carlye Sommers, Melinda Shepard, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, John Woodman, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Jessica Mallicoate, Kathleen Akers, Sharley Ross, Vicki McCovery, Megan Goosetree, Reggie Mclain, Larry Coppins, Jeff Truitt, Stephen James.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation forming Spring Adult Softball Leagues

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is gearing up for spring adult softball, offering leagues for men and women ages 18 and older.

Team registration is available for these leagues: Sunday (Men’s), Monday (Over 45), Tuesday (True Co-Ed), Wednesday (Men’s), Thursday (Women’s) and Friday (Church Co-Ed).

Spring Adult Softball League registrations now being excepted by Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

Spring Adult Softball League registrations now being excepted by Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

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