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Nashville Predators defeat New York Rangers 5-2

 

Nashville PredatorsClarksville, TN – The Nashville Predators completed a four game homestand with a resounding victory over the visiting New York Rangers, 5-2.  Nashville has now won eight of their last ten games with the Bridgestone Arena win.

Predators goalie Pekka Rinne showed why he is one of the elite goaltenders in the NHL, stopping 20 shots and picking up the victory.  The win is his seventh straight.

The game was a physical affair with the Rangers losing both Marc Staal and Jimmy Vesey in the second period. 

Nashville Predators left wing Kevin Fiala (22) celebrates with teammates after a goal during the second period against the New York Rangers at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators left wing Kevin Fiala (22) celebrates with teammates after a goal during the second period against the New York Rangers at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Basketball beats Southeast Missouri 96-81

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's BasketballCape Girardeau, MO – Another spectacular offensive outing combined with lockdown second-half defense to give Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team a second-straight road win, this one a 96-81 triumph at the Show Me Center against Southeast Missouri.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball junior point guard Zach Glotta scored 19 points in victory over Southeast Missouri Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball junior point guard Zach Glotta scored 19 points in victory over Southeast Missouri Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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#18 Tennessee Vols rollover Ole Miss, 94-61

 

Tennessee Athletics

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 18 Tennessee never trailed on its way to capturing its fourth straight SEC win, cruising by Ole Miss on Saturday night at Thompson-Boling Arena, 94-61.
 
The win was the Vols’ fifth straight overall, giving them their longest winning streak of the season. Tennessee held its opponent to less than 65 points for the seventh straight game, and led wire-to-wire for the third time this season.
 
Ole Miss (11-12, 4-6 SEC) threatened to take the lead early in the second half with a 7-0 run that cut Tennessee’s advantage to three points, but the Vols immediately answered with a 14-3 run to break away.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Kyle Alexander (11) moves the ball defended by LSU Tigers forward Duop Reath (1) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 84-61. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Kyle Alexander (11) moves the ball defended by LSU Tigers forward Duop Reath (1) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 84-61. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Govs take down Southeast Missouri Redhawks, 61-50

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's BasketballCape Girardeu, MO – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team halted their two-game skid with an 11-point triumph over the Southeast Missouri, Saturday, February 3rd. The final score was 61-50.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball senior center Brianne Alexander scores 26 points and had 7 rebounds in win over Southeast Missouri Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball senior center Brianne Alexander scores 26 points and had 7 rebounds in win over Southeast Missouri Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal says 20 Fire Fatalities make January 2018 Tennessee’s Third-Deadliest Month Since 2010

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The latest tally* of  January fire fatalities has the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) urgently renewing its call that residents turn their focus to fire prevention during the high-risk winter months.

Current SFMO data indicates that 15 fatal fires caused 20 fatalities in Tennessee during January 2018, making it the third-deadliest month for fire deaths since 2010 (December 2016 had 24 deaths; January 2010 had 21 deaths). Historically, January leads all other months in residential fires, heating fires and fatal fires in Tennessee.

House Fire

House Fire

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Bill Filing Deadline for the Second Session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Bill filing deadline was on Thursday, February 1st, 2018.  Below are measures introduced by Representative Joe Pitts.  Over the next several weeks we will continue reporting on legislation filed and the status of the legislation.

Dual Enrollment Grants – House Bill 1495/Senate Bill 1676 (Sen. Mark Green (R-Clarksville) is scheduled for the House Education Administration & Planning sub-committee on February 6th.  This bill will eliminate the one-year Tennessee residency requirement for a dual enrollment grant while still requiring a student be a Tennessee resident on the date of application for, or for renewal of, a dual enrollment grant.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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#12/13 Tennessee Lady Vols travel to Nashville to face Vanderbilt

 

#12/13 Tennessee Lady Vols at Vanderbilt

Sunday, January 4th, 2018 | 1:02pm CT
Nashville, TN | Memorial Gymnasium | TV: ESPNU

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN No. 12/13 Tennessee (18-4, 6-3 SEC) heads to the mid-state for a Sunday matinee at Vanderbilt (6-17/2-7). Tipoff is slated for 1:02pm CT (2:02pm ET) at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville.

This will mark the second meeting this season between these teams. The (then) #7/7 Lady Vols held off Vanderbilt in Knoxville on January 7th by a score of 86-73. That victory gave Tennessee a 15-0 record at that point.

UT has gone 3-4 since the last meeting, facing the most difficult part of its schedule. That stretch included consecutive tilts at #17/16 Texas A&M (L, 76-79 OT), at #9/8 South Carolina (W, 86-70), at #5/5 Notre Dame (L, 70-84) and vs. #3/3 Mississippi State (L, 52-71) as well as contests vs. Ole Miss (W, 75-66), at LSU (L, 59-70) and vs. #14/12 Texas A&M (W, 82-67).

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APSU Athletics to provide boxLIFE suites at Govs baseball contests

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletics department is offering its baseball fans an opportunity to enjoy its themed boxGATE suites at Raymond C. Hand Park for Governors baseball fans this season.

Each of the three Austin Peay-themed boxGATE suites, which debuted during the football season at Fortera Stadium, will be available on the third base side of the main concourse.

boxGATE suites available at Raymond C. Hand Park for the 2018 Austin Peay Baseball season. (APSU Sports Information)

boxGATE suites available at Raymond C. Hand Park for the 2018 Austin Peay Baseball season. (APSU Sports Information)

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Montgomery County Emergency Medical Dispatchers Recognized

 

Dispatchers Have Less Than One Percent Error Rate

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Seven local 911 telecommunicators were recently recognized for for their 2017 scores in quality assurance for their work in Emergency Medical Dispatch. Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) is a systematic program of handling medical calls.

The seven dispatchers who were recognized had less than one percent error in 2017. To have a quality assurance score of 99 percent is an outstanding achievement. The Montgomery County 911 Team is proud of their hard work and dedication.

(L to R) Whitney Lyons, 911 Director Brian Hitchcock and Stephanie Nickell Award recipients not pictured are: Amber Zarnke, Carol Evans, Haley Holt, Kerston Abbott and Stanley York.

(L to R) Whitney Lyons, 911 Director Brian Hitchcock and Stephanie Nickell Award recipients not pictured are: Amber Zarnke, Carol Evans, Haley Holt, Kerston Abbott and Stanley York.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold “Words of Power: The Alex-Zan Story” during Black History Month

 

Black History Month features ‘The Alex-Zan Story’

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – In celebration of Black History Month, Clarksville Parks and Recreation will present “Words of Power: The Alex-Zan Story” at 5:30pm on February 13th, 2018 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center located at 1190 Cumberland Drive.

The event is free to the public.

“Words of Power: The Alex-Zan Story” to be held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Centeron February 13th

“Words of Power: The Alex-Zan Story” to be held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Centeron February 13th

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