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Nashville Predators hang on to defeat Detroit Red Wings 3-2

 

Nashville PredatorsClarksville, TN – The Nashville Predators stormed out to an early 2-0 lead against the Detroit Red Wings tonight, only to have to hang on for a 3-2 win on the road.  The win avenges a 3-1 loss this past Saturday night in Nashville to these Red Wings.

Scott Hartnell got the Predators on the board first at 4:18 of the first period with his tip in at the net of Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard.  Ryan Ellis and Roman Josi assisted on the goal.

Kyle Turris gave the Predators a 2-0 lead at 9:35 of the first period with his wrist shot, assisted by Josi and Craig Smith.  Nashville looked to be off to the races with the early 2-0 lead, but Detroit would come storming back.

 Nashville Predators left wing Scott Hartnell (17) dumps the puck into the zone during the first period against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena. (Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators left wing Scott Hartnell (17) dumps the puck into the zone during the first period against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena. (Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal Reminds Tennesseans to Use Candles with Care

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – While candles are a popular piece of home décor, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) wants to remind consumers that flamed candles must be used properly to avoid loss of life, injury, and significant property damage.

Though candles might make homes feel festive, they can also cause tragedy. In 2017, Tennessee fire departments responded to 77 home structure fires that were started by candles. These fires caused two civilian fatalities, two civilian injuries, one firefighter injury and $2,447,363 in direct property damage.

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APSU Baseball unable to contain Southern Illinois in 16-7 home loss

 

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APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – Center fielder Nick Walker hit a pair of home runs but it wasn’t enough as Austin Peay State University’s baseball team dropped a 16-7 home-opening decision to Southern Illinois, Tuesday night at Raymond C. Hand Park.

On a blustery day, Austin Peay (3-1) posted its first three home runs of the season.

Austin Peay Baseball falls at home to Southern Illinois, 16-7. (APSU Athletics)

Austin Peay Baseball falls at home to Southern Illinois, 16-7. (APSU Athletics)

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Dave Kaske named new Montgomery County Animal Care and Control Director

 

Montgomery County Animal Care and ControlMontgomery County, TN – Dave Kaske has been selected as the new Montgomery County Director of Animal Care and Control. Kaske has over 26 years of diverse animal control, public safety and administrative experience that he will bring with him to Montgomery County.

Kaske most recently held a position as the Deputy Director of Winnebago County Animal Services in Rockford, IL. Prior to serving as deputy director, which he began in 2014, he served as patrol commander. Kaske also has vast public service experience working as a loss prevention manager, chief of public safety and information technology manager.

New Montgomery County Animal Care and Control Director Dave Kaske.

New Montgomery County Animal Care and Control Director Dave Kaske.

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APSU Women’s Basketball on the road Wednesday to take on SIU Edwardsville

 

Austin Peay at SIU Edwardsville

Wednesday, February 20th, 2018 | 7:00pm
Edwardsville, IL | Sam M. Vadalabene Center

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – With their place in the postseason secured, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team looks to finish the season strong with a midweek matchup  Wednesday, February 20th, 7:00pm, at SIU Edwardsville.

The Govs head into the final week of the regular season with 15 wins, the most regular season wins since the 2003-04 season, when the Govs posted a 23-8 record.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball heads to SIU Edwardsville looking to maintain position for OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball heads to SIU Edwardsville looking to maintain position for OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police Department creates “Exchange Zone”

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Online transactions and internet sales have increased significantly as the public turns to the use of more convenient methods for shopping.  Along with the increase of technology and internet related transactions, there has been an increase in consumer fraud. 

The Clarksville Police Department has seen thefts and robberies associated with in-person transactions on the rise. 

In an effort to better serve our community and establish an area which would be safer to conduct in-person transactions, CPD is establishing an “Exchange Zone” at the 211 Cunningham Lane precinct. 

Clarksville Police Department's Exchange Zone.

Clarksville Police Department’s Exchange Zone.

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#19 Tennessee Vols take on Florida Gators at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

#19 Tennessee Vols vs. Florida Gators

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | 8:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – With the regular season nearing its end, No. 19 Tennessee is set to face the Florida Gators at Thompson-Boling Arena in a huge matchup on Wednesday night. The game tips at 8:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPN2 and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Volunteers (19-7, 9-5 SEC) have just four games left and each one is equally as important when it comes to a top-four seeding for the SEC Tournament in two weeks. UT currently sits in second place, one game ahead of a four-way tie for third place, including the Gators. While its toughest games are out of the way, the league is as deep as it has ever been, so Tennessee will have its hands full down the final stretch to secure the valuable double-bye. 

Tennessee Men's Basketball hosts the Florida Gators Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 8:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball hosts the Florida Gators Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 8:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Clarksville Police have Identified and Charged Suspect in College Street Robbery

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – After the media ran the photos/video of the robbery at 1361 College Street, the Clarksville Police Department received multiple tips and Police were able identify the suspect as a juvenile under the age of 18.

During the course of the investigation, it was determined the gun displayed was actually a bb gun. The juvenile is being charged with Aggravated Robbery and transported to a juvenile detention facility.

Clarksville Police have arrested the juvenile  in this photo for the robbery of a store on College Street.

Clarksville Police have arrested the juvenile in this photo for the robbery of a store on College Street.

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APSU Athlete of the Month for February is Averyl Ugba

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball senior forward Averyl Ugba has been named the Chick-Fil-A Austin Peay Student-Athlete of the Month for January.

The Silver Spring, Maryland native put up a trio of double-doubles in January, winning adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week three times and his second Player of the Week honor, January 15th. For the month, he averaged 15.3 ppg, 9.0 rpg and 1.5 bpg in eight games in January, hitting 53.6 percent from the floor (45-of-84) to lead the Govs to a 5-3 mark for the month.

A list of Ugba’s January accomplishments offers a compendium of highlights for the Govs as a whole in January.

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Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department’s 17th Annual Chili Supper to be held Saturday, February 24th

 

Cunningham Volunteer Fire DepartmentCunningham, TN – The Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their Annual Chili Supper on Saturday, February 24th, 2018 . It will be held from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at the Montgomery Central Middle School.

Anyone and everyone is welcome to come enjoy a bowl of chili with cornbread, crackers, drink and dessert for $6.00.

Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

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