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Tennessee Departments Of Health, Safety Warn Tennesseans Against Impaired Driving on Super Bowl Sunday

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – This weekend millions of people will be driving to a Super Bowl party to watch the biggest football game of the year. The Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security urge all Tennesseans to be safe on the roadways this Sunday and every other day of the year.

‘’Most of us have fun watching the Super Bowl and enjoy a good time, but we want everyone to be safe before, during and after the game, so we encourage you to be moderate in food and drink and absolutely not to drive impaired by alcohol or any other drug,’’ said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.

Celebrate the Super Bowl Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

Celebrate the Super Bowl Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball falls at UT Martin Skyhawks 75-51

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMartin, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team could not overcome UT Martin’s early three-point salvo, losing a 75-51 Ohio Valley Conference decision, Wednesday night, at the Elam Center.

The game was decided in the final 4:33 of the first quarter when UT Martin (15-7, 8-1 OVC) hit seven three pointers in 10 possessions.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball loses to UT Martin Skyhawks Wednesday night at the Elam Center. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Dreams and Bones are what we’re made of

 

TeachersClarksville, TN – David Mallet is a folk singer and song writer whose name you may or may not know. Originally from Maine, he lived in Nashville for many years but returned to his home state in 1997. His signature theme is called “Garden Song” and contains the line, “We are made of dreams and bones.” Somehow this describes the human condition as only a poet can.

When educating a child, one has to always keep in mind the dual side of our existence on this planet. It’s not uncommon when you are working diligently on some concept to be interrupted by a kindergartener or first grader who claims dramatically that he is bleeding and be shown a pinprick at the end of a tiny finger. The intellect and physical life of a child are always interconnected.

Education curriculum needs to go back to the basics.

Education curriculum needs to go back to the basics.

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#23/25 UT Lady Vols set to host Arkansas Razorbacks, Thursday

 

#23/25 Tennessee (13-8, 4-4 SEC) vs. Arkansas (9-13, 4-5 SEC)

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 | 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #23/25 Tennessee (13-8, 4-4 SEC) and Arkansas (9-13, 4-5 SEC) meet for the second time this season, as the Lady Vols play host to the Razorbacks on Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville. It will mark the 30th meeting between these schools.

UT and UA face off at 7:01pm ET/6:00pm in a match-up streamed via SECN+ and available through WatchESPN.

The contest will be the second between these programs in 2015-16, as the Razorbacks came from 11 down at the half to upset the #13/15 Lady Vols, 64-59, on January 14th in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Tennessee is coming off a 70-42 victory over Alabama on Sunday, in which the Lady Vols posted one of their finest complete-game performances of the season.

Tennessee Women's Basketball set to play Arkansas at Thompson-Boling Arena Thursday night. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Seniors and Vulnerable Adults Gain Protection through National Act

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and InsuranceNashville, TN – The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) has adopted a model act designed to protect adults 65 or older, and other populations at increased risk of diminished capacity or other cognitive impairment, from financial exploitation.

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Securities Division is a member of the NASAA. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Governors Football National Signing Day

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Wednesday, February 3rd is National Signing Day–the first for Austin Peay State University under football head coach Will Healy. As commitments come in, be sure to check back at www.LetsGoPeay.com throughout the day for rapid reaction, highlights and more.

And for Governors Club members, be sure to head over to the Roxy Regional Theatre on Franklin Street Wednesday night at 6:45pm to hear Coach Healy discuss Signing Day and the Governors football program.

2016 Austin Peay Governors Football Signing Day. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer inks four on National Signing Day

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team welcomes the addition of four in-state players to the 2016 roster following National Signing Day, Wednesday.

Coming off an 8-10 record last season, head coach Kelley Guth and staff have traveled throughout the state to assemble this year’s recruiting class. With the addition of four freshmen, the 2016 women’s soccer squad will feature a wealth of young talent, with half the roster being sophomores or newcomers.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer signs four players on National Signing Day. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer signs four players on National Signing Day. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s LEAP to hold 7 Points Quest Scholarship Essay Contest for 2016

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – The LEAP Annual 7 Points Scholarship Essay Contest is open to high school seniors. Each year, the theme highlights one of our 7 principles of Leadership, Enlightenment, Achievement, Perseverance, Outreach, Responsibility, and Growth.

In your own words define outreach in the context of helping others then choose a person or persons you admire for their outreach and explain why. Pick an experience from your own life where you benefited from outreach and explain how it has influenced the way you see the world.

Describe your goals and aspirations then explain how once they are reached you will be able to give back and help others.
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APSU Governors Basketball on the road Thursday to face UT Martin Skyhawks

 

Austin Peay (10-14/3-6 OVC) vs. UT Martin (11-12/3-5 OVC)

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Martin, TN | Kathleen and Tom Elam Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUMartin, TN – With that elusive first Ohio Valley Conference road victory in its pocket, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will attempt to pick up No. 2, 6:00pm, Thursday when the Governors travel to face UT Martin in the Elam Center.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball travels to UT Martin Thursday. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksvillain Roller Girls to present “Let’s Get Ready to Rumble” this Saturday, February 6th

 

Clarksvillain Roller GirlsClarksville, TN – It’s been a few months for the Clarksvillain Roller Girls, but they’re ready to rumble on Saturday night, February 6th, 2016 as the Clarksvillain Roller Girls take on Nashville in their season opener. And after the opening bout we have a charity bout mixer! Call up your friends and get a front row seat for all the action!

“The Clarksvillains have been working really hard in the off season. We even had a private clinic with a skater from the Houston All Star Team!” says Clarksvillain Tiffani Morehead. “Continuing to push ourselves and take on new skills to use on the track. We’re very excited and can’t wait to show our fans how much we’ve grown.”

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