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#15 Tennessee Vols Basketball takes down #24 Kentucky at Rupp Arena, 61-59

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsLexington, KY – A poised, all-around effort in the closing minutes lifted 15th-ranked Tennessee to a 61-59 victory over 24th-ranked Kentucky Saturday night at Rupp Arena. The Volunteers have now won six straight games and stand alone in second place in the Southeastern Conference standings.

The triumph was Tennessee’s fifth all-time win over the Wildcats at Rupp Arena (1977, 1979, 1999, 2006). It also gave the Vols (18-5, 8-3 SEC) their first regular-season sweep over Kentucky since the 1998-99 season.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) and Kentucky Wildcats forward PJ Washington (25) dive for a loose ball in the first half at Rupp Arena. (Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) and Kentucky Wildcats forward PJ Washington (25) dive for a loose ball in the first half at Rupp Arena. (Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, City Council honor CPD Officers who saved Man from Fire

 

‘On behalf of a grateful City, We say Thank You’

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Officers Darren Koski and Donald Gipson earned a standing ovation and congratulatory handshakes and hugs from Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan the Clarksville City Council last week in recognition of their brave actions to save a man from a burning house.

The officers went to a fire call at on January 6th, 2017 at 6:15am on Stafford Street, kicked in the front door, and helped remove a resident who had been sleeping in his bedroom.

Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan presented proclamations February 1st to Officers Donald Gipson and Darren Koski for their heroic actions to remove a man from a burning house. On Friday the officers also received Medals of Valor from Chief Ansley.

Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan presented proclamations February 1st to Officers Donald Gipson and Darren Koski for their heroic actions to remove a man from a burning house. On Friday the officers also received Medals of Valor from Chief Ansley.

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Clarksville Police announces missing person Donald Wilson found

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reports missing person Donald Wilson has been located and is safe.

After the Silver alert and media coverage were sent out, Clarksville Police received information that Wilson may be headed to the airport.

Missing person Donald Wilson located.

Missing person Donald Wilson located.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s “A Chocolate Affair” a Sweet Success

 

Chocolate AffairClarksville, TN – The Wilma Rudolph Event Center was filled this past Saturday for an afternoon and evening of what has become one of Clarksville’s most anticipated events, A Chocolate Affair.

“This our 6th Annual Chocolate Affair,” Clarksville Parks and Recreation Event Planning Specialist Kara Zahn said, “Parks and Recreation puts this on each year, and this time we are teaming up with Healthy Clarksville to bring a healthy vendor section.”

Clarksville Parks and Recreation hosted its 6th annual Chocolate Affair at Wilma Rudolph Event Center Saturday.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation hosted its 6th annual Chocolate Affair at Wilma Rudolph Event Center Saturday.

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Clarksville Police request public help locating missing elderly person Donald Wilson

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are asking for assistance to locate an elderly Clarksville man, Donald Wilson. Wilson is a white, male, age 87, height 5’8″ and around 150lbs.

He was reported missing by his spouse on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018, around noon. She left the house, returned home, and Donald Wilson was gone.

Mr. Wilson has Alzheimer’s and his spouse believes he left the residence of foot.

Clarksville Police are looking for missing person Donald Wilson.

Clarksville Police are looking for missing person Donald Wilson.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library brings the world of Harry Potter to Life

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library was transformed to look like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter last Thursday as more than 1,000 guests were expected to come out for Harry Potter Book Night.

Children’s Library Assistant Joanna Katz was dressed in a replica of Hermione’s Jewel Ball dress from the fourth movie. Many library employees as well as local children and their parents also joined in the fun, portraying characters from Hagrid to Harry Potter.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library hosted its 4th Annual Harry Potter Book Night Thursday.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library hosted its 4th Annual Harry Potter Book Night Thursday.

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Clarksville Police seek help Identifying Fraud Suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are asking for assistance identifying a suspect who fraudulently used an Indiana woman’s credit card at a Wilma Rudolph Boulevard business.

The Indiana woman noticed a charge on her bank statement showing a purchase on January 25th, 2018 in Clarksville which she did not make. The victim still has her credit card in her possession and did not authorize anyone to use the card.

Clarksville Police are trying to identify the woman on the left in connection to credit card fraud. She was seen driving the vehicle on the right.

Clarksville Police are trying to identify the woman on the left in connection to credit card fraud. She was seen driving the vehicle on the right.

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Clarksville Association of Realtors head to Tennessee Capitol for “Realtor Day”

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 the Clarksville Association of Realtors® (CAR) took part in a Realtor “Day on the Hill” at the state capital in Nashville.

This event, which had over 400 Tennessee Realtors in attendance, is intended to give Realtors from all over the state a chance to meet their elected officials and speak on matters important to real estate and homeowners.

Tennessee Senator Mark Green with Clarksville Association of Realtors Members.

Tennessee Senator Mark Green with Clarksville Association of Realtors Members.

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Austin Peay State University’s CECA announces Collaborations at 2018 Ovation Awards

 

CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – The 2018 Ovation Awards, presented by the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”), will take place on Sunday, April 8th, at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall at 2:00pm.

The Awards Ceremony will be presented in a new format this year, with an assortment of collaborative performances by APSU and community ensembles.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan helps open Black History Month

 

Proclamation honors committee, Rev. Jimmy Terry

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joined community leaders for the opening of Black History Month in Clarksville, and formally proclaimed February as a special time to “celebrate the achievements and contributions made by African Americans to our economic, cultural, spiritual and political development.”

Mayor McMillan commended the Rev. Anderson Grant, chairman, and Pastor Frank Washington for their work with the Clarksville Black History Month Committee, which organized the February 1st Opening Celebration.

Servella Terry (right), widow of the late Rev. Jimmy Terry Sr., joined Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan at the podium to present the Black History Month proclamation.

Servella Terry (right), widow of the late Rev. Jimmy Terry Sr., joined Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan at the podium to present the Black History Month proclamation.

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