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UT Lady Vols win at Vanderbilt, 69-51

 

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UT Lady VolsNashville, TN – Balanced scoring and a late fourth-quarter run sealed the 69-51 victory for the Lady Vols over Vanderbilt in Memorial Gym Thursday night.

Tennessee (15-9, 6-5 SEC) ended its five-game road losing streak, while Vanderbilt (15-9, 4-7 SEC) dropped its fourth consecutive contest.

Five Lady Vols scored in double figures, including a season-high 18 points from Jaime Nared. Diamond DeShields scored 12 and added nine rebounds. Mercedes Russell posted 11 points and grabbed eight boards. Te’a Cooper scored 11, while Bashaara Graves added 10 points.

Andraya Carter changed the direction of the game with the scoop and score that put the Lady Vols up 10 at the 3:55 mark in the fourth quarter. Carter’s bucket began a 17-5 Tennessee run to end the game.

Tennesseee Women's Basketball has five score in double figures in win over Vanderbilt Thursday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennesseee Women’s Basketball has five score in double figures in win over Vanderbilt Thursday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Heroin, Buprenorphine Drug Busts on the Rise in Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse ServicesNashville, TN – Tennessee’s nearly half-decade long effort, dedicated to limiting easy access to prescription pain medications and similar opioid-based narcotics, has been successful.

Since 2012 the state has seen a steady decline in the use and abuse of these substances commonly prescribed by family physicians. 2015 drug seizure data from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) shows a significant drop in law enforcement confiscations of prescription opioids, ie: pain pills.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) shows a significant drop in law enforcement confiscations of prescription opioids, ie: pain pills.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) shows a significant drop in law enforcement confiscations of prescription opioids, ie: pain pills.

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field head to Nashville for Music City Challenge at Vanderbilt

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field team will make it back-to-back weekends in the mid-state area when it treks to Nashville for the Music City Challenge, hosted by Vanderbilt.

The two-day event begins 4:00pm, Friday, February 12th, 2016 with the high jump and weight throw at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police Department releases Alcoholic Beverage Commission Operation results from February 11th, 2016

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, February 11th, 2016, Alcohol Beverage Control Agents of the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operation Unit conducted operations targeting the sales of alcohol to underage persons.

Compliance checks were done on 12 businesses with 3 businesses found to be in violation for sales of alcohol to underage persons.

Clarksville Police conducted alcohol compliance checks with 12 businesses Thursday, February 11th.

Clarksville Police conducted alcohol compliance checks with 12 businesses Thursday, February 11th.

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Austin Peay State University Governors Tennis on the road this weekend to face Lipscomb, Southern Indiana

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team begins its first road trip in 2016, 7:00pm, Friday at Lipscomb, before a 5:00pm, Saturday match at Southern Indiana.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

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City of Clarksville releases update on South Second Street Road Work

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department continues to work on the sewer line on Second Street in Downtown Clarksville.

G&W originally planned for a portion of South Second Street to be closed to traffic through January 31st; however, the inclement weather Clarksville has experienced over the past couple of weeks has caused delays in the project.

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APSU Lady Govs Softball begins 2016 Season at Gardner-Webb Tournament

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will open their 31st regular season schedule this Friday and Saturday, as they travel to Boiling Springs, NC, to participate in the Gardner-Webb University Tournament.

Austin Peay Softball travel to Boiling Springs, NC to play in the Gardner-Webb University Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball travel to Boiling Springs, NC to play in the Gardner-Webb University Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office issues update on nude man

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office have completed their inquiry into an unclothed man seen on video on Thursday, February 2nd, 2016 near the Prince Drive area of Clarksville.

After interviewing the man, reviewing videos, and examining medical history, it is believed his actions on the night of February 2nd stem from a medical condition.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office completes their investigation into naked man walking around Prince Drive area.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office completes their investigation into naked man walking around Prince Drive area.

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Another round of snow possible tonight and early Friday for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports an upper level disturbance will dive southeastward tonight, Thursday February 11th, 2016 and bring a good chance of snow across Clarksville-Montgomery County and the northeastern portion of the mid state.

The snowfall should begin after midnight and continue into Friday. Areas along the central and northern plateau could see between one half and one inch of snow accumulation.

Snow possible late tonight and early Friday morning for the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

Snow possible late tonight and early Friday morning for the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

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Clarksville Police Department announces Traffic Delays for Crash Scene Reconstruction

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Tomorrow, Friday February 12th, 2016 at 10:00am, there will be traffic delays at the intersection of Trenton Road and 101st Airborne Division Parkway.

In this area, the Clarksville Police Department, with the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s assistance, will be reconstructing a crash scene that occurred on November 14th, 2015.

Traffic Delays on Friday as the Clarksville Police Department Reconstructs a Crash Scene.

Traffic Delays on Friday as the Clarksville Police Department Reconstructs a Crash Scene.

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