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Kenwood Lady Knights hold off Northeast Lady Eagles for 54-50 District 10-AAA win

 

Kenwood High SchoolClarksville, TN – Kenwood High School girls basketball looked like it had everything under control with 2:30 minutes left and up by nine, January 14th in its District 10-AAA contest versus Northeast High School, but they had to hold off the Lady Eagles at the end for a 54-50 victory.

The Lady Knights (7-9, 4-2 District 10-AAA) led 46-37, with 2:23 left in the game, following one of two free throws by Malia Umrani.

But Northeast (5-11, 1-5 District 10-AAA) hit four straight free throws — in a span of just two seconds off the clock – to make it a five-point game, 46-41, with 2:03 left.

Kenwood holds off Northeast 57-50. (Clarksville Sports Network)

Kenwood holds off Northeast 57-50. (Clarksville Sports Network)

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Youth Charity Fashion Show Gala

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – On January 25th, 2014 at 4:00pm the Leap Organization will be hosting a Charity Fashion Show Gala at the Emmanuel Family Life Center located at 303 Fairview Lane. In addition to youth modeling locally designed attire and formal wear, elected officials, pastors, and community leaders will also rip the runway.

There will be a catered meal served by youth for guests along with a silent auction featuring baskets containing gift cards, perfumes, sporting goods/memorabilia, vacations, and much more.

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Nicole Olszewski named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Senior guard Nicole Olszewski, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named this week’s Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Olszewski was all over the floor in Austin Peay’s first Ohio Valley Conference win against Morehead State, Monday, scoring 11 points and adding nine rebounds to go along with a team-high seven assists and three steals in the 83-75 victory that snapped Austin Peay’s 10-game losing streak. Both the rebound and assist numbers were season-highs for the Pickerington, Ohio, native.

APSU's Nicole Olszewski

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Section of Stephanie Drive Closed for Water Main Repair

 

January 14th, 2014

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed Stephanie Drive from Dover Road to Fritz Circle to repair a water main leak.

Traffic will be detoured to Darlene Drive for access to North Stephanie Drive. «Read the rest of this article»

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Soldiers And Families Embraced (SAFE) begin holding Wednesday info meetings on Post-Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury

 

SAFE - Soldiers and Families EmbracedClarksville, TN – SAFE: Soldiers And Families Embraced announces a free, weekly informational group for those living with Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) on Wednesdays from 6:00pm-7:00pm at New Providence United Methodist Church, 1317 Fort Campbell Boulevard. Childcare is provided. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Department of Electricity (CDE) reports a Clean External Audit

 

Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Department of Electricity (CDE Lightband) is pleased to report that its annual external audit was recently completed with no findings of fraud or misstatement

The audit was performed by Crosslin and Associates of Nashville, TN. «Read the rest of this article»

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Manna Cafe Ministries hosting Mobile Pantry on Saturday, January 18th 2014

 

Manna Café MinistriesClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries will conduct a Mobile Pantry on Saturday, January 18th, beginning at 10:00am at Fellowship Church, 2201 Peacher’s Mill Road, Clarksville, TN.

At this event Manna Café will be giving away food to anyone in the community needing assistance with groceries. A valid ID must be presented to receive a food box at the Mobile Pantry event. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell ‘Strike Fear’ soldiers complete their mission readiness exercise

 

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Fort Sill, OK – The soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a mission readiness exercise from December 4th-17th, at the Thompson Hill training complex in Fort Sill, OK.

The training, which was the first time a battalion-sized unit incorporated all of its digital systems at the training complex, prepared the battalion for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

Soldiers from Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), transport ammunition for the Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System Dec. 16, at Fort Sill, OK. The LPWS intercepts incoming indirect fire using 20 mm rounds. (1st Lt. Lee-Ann Craig, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment)

Soldiers from Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), transport ammunition for the Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System Dec. 16, at Fort Sill, OK. The LPWS intercepts incoming indirect fire using 20 mm rounds. (1st Lt. Lee-Ann Craig, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment)

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Potential cognitive decline from hearing loss could be avoided

 

Clarksville's Center For AudiologyClarksville, TN –  People who choose to seek treatment for hearing loss will be happy to know that they have also reduced their risk of serious cognitive disease. According to recent research by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, depending upon the severity, people with hearing loss may face a 36% increase in the risk of dementia and other cognitive diseases.

Dr. Emi Lejeune conducts a hearing evaluation on a young patient (Bill Larson Clarksville Online)

Dr. Emi Lejeune conducts a hearing evaluation on a young patient (Bill Larson Clarksville Online)

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Tennessee Titans select Ken Whisenhunt to replace Mike Munchak as head coach

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans hired Ken Whisenhunt to become the 17th head coach in franchise history.

“This is a big day for this franchise,” said Titans President/CEO Tommy Smith.  “Ken is a well-respected coach in this league and I am looking forward to seeing his vision become reality for this team. He has a history of building successful offenses and took Arizona to a Super Bowl as a head coach. We all share a common goal for this team and that is to build a consistent winner. I want to thank Ruston for his hard work in the process and the quality candidates that he brought in for interviews.”

Ken Whisenhunt is the new head coach of the Tennessee Titans.

Ken Whisenhunt is the new head coach of the Tennessee Titans.

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