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National Corvette Museum opens Cave-In Exhibit on Two Year Anniversary of Museum Sinkhole

 

National Corvette MuseumBowling Green, KY – Two years ago, on February 12th, 2014, many people across the globe woke up to some startling news – a sinkhole had opened up inside the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and eight Corvettes were laying at the bottom of it.

Fortunately, the cars and building were the only things damaged as it occurred in the early morning hours before anyone was in the Museum. The story captivated those who watched it, and while the Museum initially planned to put the past behind them, the interest in the sinkhole and damaged Corvettes was undeniable.

National Corvette Museum Cave-In Exhibit. (National Corvette Museum)

National Corvette Museum Cave-In Exhibit. (National Corvette Museum)

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UT Lady Vols fall at home to South Carolina Gamecocks, 62-56

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Diamond DeShields scored 21 points and Bashaara Graves had a double-double in No. 24/RV Tennessee’s 62-56 loss to No. 3/2 South Carolina on Monday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Lady Vols (15-10, 6-6 SEC) and the Gamecocks (24-1, 12-0 SEC) combined for a physical and exciting contest with several trips to free-throw line. Tennessee went 17-of-22 (77.3 percent) from the stripe and South Carolina shot 22-of-30 (73.3).

Tennessee enjoyed a 43-30 rebounding advantage, marking just the fourth time this year that a team has outrebounded South Carolina.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers forward Bashaara Graves (12) moves the ball against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the third quarter at Thompson-Boling Arena. Graves of Clarksville, TN had a double-double, 13 points and 10 rebounds, in the loss (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers forward Bashaara Graves (12) moves the ball against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the third quarter at Thompson-Boling Arena. Graves of Clarksville, TN had a double-double, 13 points and 10 rebounds, in the loss (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Dense Fog expected to spread across Clarksville-Montgomery County tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville has issued a dense fog advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County which is in effect until 8:00am CT Tuesday, February 16th.

Dense fog continues to form across Western Tennessee and Western Kentucky and has begun spreading into Western Middle Tennessee this evening. This dense fog is expected to continue spreading east across the mid state through the night and the advisory will likely be expanded eastward with time.

Visibility will be less than 1/4 mile at times where dense fog occurs.

Clarksville-Montgomery County under a Dense Fog Advisory until Tuesday morning.

Clarksville-Montgomery County under a Dense Fog Advisory until Tuesday morning.

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Montgomery County looks for Public Input on County Parks

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department seeks your help assessing the current parks and recreation needs of our community. You can assist by filling out a quick survey at www.mcgtn.org/parks

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett states, “We are interested in hearing what the public feels our community needs in the parks and recreation realm. ”

One of the ballfields at Montgomery County newest park, RichEllen.

One of the ballfields at Montgomery County newest park, RichEllen.

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APSU names Wesley Satterfield Football offensive coordinator

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – One of the first hires under head football coach Will Healy, Wesley Satterfield will serve as Austin Peay State University’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Satterfield comes to Austin Peay after a two-year stint at Southeastern Louisiana, where he worked with the Lions quarterbacks.

Austin Peay Football offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Wesley Satterfield. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Wesley Satterfield. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA reports Oil Prices Hit Lowest Weekly Settlement in 13 Years

 

AAATampa, FL – Motorists have fallen in love with paying the lowest gas prices in seven years. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded was $1.70 on Valentine’s Day this year, 55 cents lower than last year, and $1.64 lower than the same day in 2014.    

“Gas prices continue to hover at levels unseen since 2009, largely due to the lower crude oil prices and minimal disruptions in supply,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Oil and gasoline supplies are at their highest levels on record, which should prevent upswings in pump prices until refinery maintenance season begins.”

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Clarksville Greenway Construction Work

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation will install a safety barrier rail on a section of the Clarksville Greenway from Mary’s Oak trailhead to Heritage Park.

Construction is scheduled to occur between February 15th and March 11th and at times, this section of trail will be closed.

Clarksville Greenway at Mary’s Oak trailhead.

Clarksville Greenway at Mary’s Oak trailhead.

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APSU annual Guitarfest begins today

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present the annual APSU GuitarFest, featuring guest artist concerts, lectures and workshops beginning today.

The concerts take place on Monday February 15th, Tuesday February 16th, and Wednesday February 17th at 7.30pm in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall and are free and open to the public.

Lee-Turrentine Guitar Duo performs tonight at 7:30pm in the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall.

Lee-Turrentine Guitar Duo performs tonight at 7:30pm in the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall.

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Clarksville Goodwill Career Solutions Center to hold Job Fair Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

 

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.Clarksville, TN – The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 1937 Madison Street will host a job fair for Waffle House and Frontier Basement Systems from 11:00am until 2:00pm on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016.

Dress for success and be ready to interview. Bring your résumé, photo ID and Social Security card or birth certificate.

The Goodwill Career Solutions center located on Madison Street in Clarksville.

The Goodwill Career Solutions center located on Madison Street in Clarksville.

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Montgomery County Animal Control February Specials

 

Montgomery County Animal Care and ControlMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Animal Care and Control is pleased to announce several great opportunities happening now to benefit the animals in our facility.

The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County is offering free spay/neuter surgeries for any pit bull (or obvious mix) adopted from Montgomery County Animal Care and Control during the month of February. This is open to the first 25 adopted and is provided through leftover funds from their annual Pit Bull Awareness event. «Read the rest of this article»

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