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APSU Basketball holds off UT Martin for 72-70 Win

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's BasketballMartin, TN – That was a close one. Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team weathered a power outage, several UT Martin onslaughts and a last-gasp shot at the buzzer to prevail in a 72-70 slugfest at the Elam Center, Saturday.

The hard-fought win keeps Austin Peay (12-5, 4-0 OVC) unbeaten in Ohio Valley Conference play, while UT Martin (5-10, 0-4) once more emerged as a hard-luck loser after surrendering late leads against both Southeast Missouri and Eastern Illinois last weekend.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball gets road victory over UT Martin, 72-70. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball gets road victory over UT Martin, 72-70. (APSU Sports Information)

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#3 Tennessee Vols Basketball nabs 78-67 win at Florida

 

UT Athletics

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsGainesville, FL – A drive by Grant Williams to the lane followed by a dish out to the corner to Admiral Schofield for a 3-pointer was the final blow that gave the No. 3 Tennessee Vols basketball team its first win at Florida since 2012, defeating the Gators 78-67 in Exactech Arena.

After being a close game throughout, the Vols (14-1, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) ended the last 44 second of the game on a 9-0 run to clinch the 11-point victory. Late in the game, Tennessee was able thwart the Gators (9-6, 1-2 SEC) offense. Florida was held without a field goal over the last 3:35 of the game and scored just four points in the final six minutes of play.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) drives for the basket as Florida Gators forward Dontay Bassett (21) defends during the first half at Exactech Arena. (Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) drives for the basket as Florida Gators forward Dontay Bassett (21) defends during the first half at Exactech Arena. (Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports)

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City of Clarksville expands Social Media Accounts

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville is expanding its digital footprint. Official city social media accounts now include YouTube, Twitter and Instagram.

Citizens are now able to view City Council meetings streamed live via YouTube, as well as view past meetings, at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTbq71hc0sOi-KnKMNPw8yA

City of Clarksville Council meetings now streamed through YouTube.

City of Clarksville Council meetings now streamed through YouTube.

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball falls to UT Martin, 75-64

 

Austin Peay State University Sports Information

APSU Women's BasketballMartin, TN –  Austin Peay State University (APSU)women’s basketball team put together a furious fourth quarter rally, but could not overcome a lackluster first period, falling to UT Martin, 75-64, Saturday, at the Elam Center.

The Governors (7-8, 2-2 OVC) were down by as much as 22 in the third and cut the deficit to four late, but fell just short of an improbable rally.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball unable to overcome slow start in 75-64 loss to UT Martin. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball unable to overcome slow start in 75-64 loss to UT Martin. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Gas and Water announces Sewer Lateral Line Rehabilitation Work Schedule for January 14th-18th, 2019

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department (CGW)

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department sewer lateral line rehabilitation work will continue on the following streets during the week of January 14th-18th, 2019.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council announces New Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Truitt

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC)

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) Executive Committee is pleased to announce they have received commitment from Jeff M. Truitt, 46, of Clarksville, to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer.

The EDC was established in 1996, and currently promotes economic growth and development of Clarksville-Montgomery County. 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Truitt.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Truitt.

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APSU Beach Volleyball releases 2019 Schedule

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) beach volleyball team is set to begin its third season of competition and second year hosting home events at the Govs Beach Volleyball Complex.

The 2019 campaign gets underway March 8th-10th when the Governors travel to Gulf Shores, Alabama for The March to May tournament, held at the site of the 2019 NCAA Championship. They will face Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, New Orleans, Spring Hill and Southern Miss.

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System Open Enrollment available at 9 CMCSS Schools for 2019-20 School Year

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has seven elementary schools and two middle schools listed below with specific grade levels that are available for open enrollment for the 2019-20 school year.

The Application Dates are from January 15th through February 15th.

Click here for a printable application and guidelines. Applications and guidelines can also be picked up at any CMCSS elementary or middle school.

Open Enrollment will be from January 15th through February 15th.

Open Enrollment will be from January 15th through February 15th.

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APSU Track and Field heads to Birmingham for Vulcan Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field gets its first opportunity to get familiar with the home of the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships when the Govs travel to Birmingham, Alabama for the Vulcan Invitational, hosted by UAB at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field to participate in the Vulcan Invitational in Birmingham Alabama, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field to participate in the Vulcan Invitational in Birmingham Alabama, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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American Heart Association says Fluctuating Personal Income may be associated with an Increased Heart Disease Risk

 

American Heart Association – Circulation Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Sudden, unpredictable drops in personal income during young adulthood are associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease and/or dying from any cause, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

In the United States, the recent rise in income inequality suggests that a larger proportion of the population faces poverty and economic difficulties.

Young adults who had two or more significant drops in income over a 15-year period had nearly double the risk of cardiovascular disease or dying prematurely. (American Heart Association)

Young adults who had two or more significant drops in income over a 15-year period had nearly double the risk of cardiovascular disease or dying prematurely. (American Heart Association)

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