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Clarksville Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting January 4th, 2015

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Thursday December 17th and Friday December 18th, 2015, from 9:00am-3:00pm (excluding weekends), there will be lane closures on SR 76 eastbound, between Port Royal Road and Harmony Church Road in the City of Adams, in order for Cumberland Electric Membership Corp to place aerial cable at several locations.

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Time and the River should be on you 2016 Reading List

 

Clarksville Book ReviewClarksville, TN – Michael Freeland, author of Blood River to Berlin, has also published Time and the River: A Memoir with photographs by his wife, Ellen. In Time and the River (Periploi Press, Nashville, Tennessee, 2010), Freeland has managed to tell not only a story of love and war but to give an intimate look at what goes on in the mind of a person who has returned from war.

Mike Freeland, a young man who grew up in rural Kentucky (now an octogenarian), shows us what it’s like riding the rails in the Roaring Twenties with his brother Chet. Their dreams of making money and writing a novel turned out to be the illusions of young men who have yet to face the real world.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested for DUI in Nashville

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – A Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested by the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) early Thursday morning in Nashville, Tennessee.

Illya Novikov was stopped by THP and arrested for driving under the influence and violation of the implied consent law.

Novikov has been with the Sheriff’s Office since 2010 and has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal review of the incident.

THP is working with the Sheriff’s Office to complete the internal review of the incident.

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APSU Governors Basketball opens OVC against Eastern Kentucky Colonels, Saturday

 

Austin Peay (7-8) vs. Eastern Kentucky (9-6)

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 | 7:00pm
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – It’s officially time to get down to business.

After nearly two months of pre-conference preparation—15 games to set to determine the team’s weakness and strengths and set the appropriate player rotations—Ohio Valley Conference play opens, 7:00pm, Saturday, when Austin Peay State University plays host to Eastern Kentucky in Dave Aaron Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball kicks off OVC Season taking on Eastern Kentucky Saturday at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball kicks off OVC Season taking on Eastern Kentucky Saturday at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball open OVC play against Eastern Kentucky Colonels at Dunn Center

 

Austin Peay vs. Eastern Kentucky

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016| 4:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – For the first time in 32 days, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team will play a home contest when it hosts Eastern Kentucky in a 4:00pm, Saturday Ohio Valley Conference-opening contest at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball hosts Eastern Kentucky Colonels at the Dunn Center to begin OVC Season. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Vols Basketball travels to Auburn Tigers to begin SEC Season

 

Tennessee (7-5, 0-0 SEC) at Auburn (6-5, 0-0 SEC)

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 | 2:00pm ET (1:00pm CT)
Auburn, AL | Auburn Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – With 2015 now in the rear-view mirror, Tennessee turns its attention to Southeastern Conference play when it travels to Auburn on Saturday. Tipoff against the Tigers is slated for 2:00pm ET (1:00pm CT) on CBS.

The Vols (7-5) closed out its pre-conference schedule on Tuesday as it battled back to defeat a pesky Tennessee State squad, 74-69, at Thompson-Boling Arena. The victory was the second straight come-from-behind effort for Tennessee, which used an 11-3 run over the final 3:26 to erase a three-point TSU lead and seal the win. A similar effort was needed on December 22nd when UT closed out a 76-67 win over ETSU with a 15-2 spurt over the last four minutes.

Tennessee Volunteers begin Southeastern Conference play with a trip to the Auburn Tigers on Saturday. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Powell Road Water Outage

 

Friday, January 1st, 2016

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Powell Road to repair a water main leak. Area residents may also experience low water pressure during the repair.

The road is open to traffic.

The work is anticipated to be finished and water service restored by approximately 1:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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It’s time to get ready for the Next New Year’s Celebration

 

Happy New YearClarksville, TN – No matter how you celebrated New Year’s Eve this year, you’ve already completed your rituals. Some may have been joyful and, for some, a bit painful the next morning when your head felt like it had been run over by a steam roller. Whatever went on, it’s time to move on and see how next year’s event can improve.

A look at how people around the world celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day can be a real eye-opener.

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrests William Robbins for Thursday Morning Homicide

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationKnoxville, TN – A joint investigation by Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and authorities from the Scott County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Robbins man in connection to a homicide near his Scott County home early Thursday morning, December 31st, 2015.

At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents joined the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of 20-year-old Nickie Ben Brumitte near a home on Mountain View Road in Robbins early Thursday morning.

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American Heart Association announces 2015 Top Heart Disease, Stroke Research

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is featuring the top advances in heart disease and stroke research in 2015 in a series of stories (listed below) on Heart.org.

Each story was selected by a panel of the association’s science staff and volunteers. The organization has compiled an annual list of the major advances in heart disease and stroke research each year since 1996.

Heart Illustration. (American Heart Association)

Heart Illustration. (American Heart Association)

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