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Tennessee Department of Health says Healthy Hearts Need Activity in Winter Months

 

TDH Offers Suggestions to Improve Heart Health

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Heart disease is the number one killer of adults in Tennessee and among its primary causes are poor diets and a lack of adequate physical activity.

The Tennessee Department of Health reminds individuals the winter months demand increased attention for heart health because short days and cold weather prompt many of us to crave comfy couches and calorie-rich, feel-good foods.

Walking outdoors.

Walking outdoors.

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Tennessee “Ban the Box” Bill Passes Committee Vote

 

Tennessee Senate Democratic CaucusNashville, TN – Tennessee Senator Sara Kyle’s legislation to eliminate the check box that asks about prior felonies from state job applications passed out of the Senate State and Local committee today with bipartisan support.

Legislation would eliminate felony question from initial state job applications

Legislation would eliminate felony question from initial state job applications

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to hold 3rd Annual Chili Cook Off for Relay For Life

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is a place in Clarksville with lawmen who dedicate themselves beyond the call of duty. In addition to their sworn duty to uphold the law and protect public safety, they are represented with a team each year during the Relay For Life fundraising campaign.

The Annual Chili Cook Off will support its team in their campaign drive to support the American Cancer Society Relay For Life in Montgomery County.

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APSU Governors Baseball blasts Southern Illinois Salukis, 13-6

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – First baseman Dre Gleason posted his second-straight four-hit outing and had five RBI to pace Austin Peay State University’s baseball team to a 13-6 nonconference victory against Southern Illinois, Tuesday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay’s (3-1) offense got started early and kept pushing throughout the contest.

Austin Peay shortstop Clayton Smithson hit his second home run of the season in win over Southern Illinois, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay shortstop Clayton Smithson hit his second home run of the season in win over Southern Illinois, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police arrests Fort Campbell Soldiers for Police Impersonation

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department had at least three occurrences where a vehicle with occupants impersonating Clarksville Police Officers pulled over citizens.

Due to a Field Interview conducted and photos taken by CPD District 3A night shift Patrol Officers on individuals who matched the descriptions of the Police Impersonators, CPD’s Detective Daniel Wimmer was provided with suspects and brought them in for interviews.

Brett Jewell and William Jones arrested for impersonating police officers.

Brett Jewell and William Jones arrested for impersonating police officers.

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UT Vols Basketball on the road Wednesday to face South Carolina Gamecocks

 

Tennessee (13-14/6-8 SEC) at South Carolina (22-5/9-5 SEC)

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 | 9:05pm ET/8:05pm CT
Columbia, SC | Colonial Life Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee leaves the state for the final time during the 2015-16 regular season as it travels east to face South Carolina for a Wednesday night, 9:00pm ET/8:00pm CT tip on the SEC Network.

Coming off an impressive home victory over LSU on Saturday, the Vols (13-14, 6-8 SEC) will be chasing their first set of consecutive wins since December. Without the services of leading scorer Kevin Punter Jr. (22.2 ppg), Tennessee pieced together a total team effort en route to an 81-65 victory against the Tigers.

Junior Robert Hubbs III posted a team-high 19 points while senior Armani Moore recorded his second double-double in as many games with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

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APSU Governors Golf unable to improve their position at Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUHilton Head Island, SC – Not a lot of birdies were to be found by Austin Peay State University men’s golf team, Tuesday, in the final round of 11th Annual Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate, played at the Wexford Plantation Course.

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

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

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Clarksville Police request help identifying Burglary Suspects

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Detective Channing Bartel is trying to identify a male suspect involved in two commercial burglaries that occurred over the weekend and is requesting public assistance.

The first commercial burglary occurred at a business at the 1200 block of Northfield Drive between the dates and times of February 20th, 2016 at 10:00am and February 22nd, 2016 at 7:20am.

If anyone can identify the suspect in these photos, please call Detective Bartel at 931.648.0656 Ext 5144 or the CrimeStoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

If anyone can identify the suspect in these photos, please call Detective Bartel at 931.648.0656 Ext 5144 or the CrimeStoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in “The Mountaintop”, February 24th-27th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – During his last night on earth, what thoughts and emotions might have passed through the mind and heart of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? During Black History Month, in honor of the civil rights leader, the Roxy Regional Theatre explores this idea in five public performances of “The Mountaintop”, February 24th – February 27th.

On the evening of April 3rd, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retired to his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN. In this gripping re-imagination of events occurring in the hours before his assassination, playwright Katori Hall picks up with a fictional depiction of a mysterious stranger who arrives at the motel room with some surprising news, forcing Dr. King to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.

"The Mountaintop" at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars Phillip Bernard Smith and Mariah Sade Ralph.

“The Mountaintop” at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars Phillip Bernard Smith and Mariah Sade Ralph.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports McAdoo Creek Road Water Outage

 

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on a section of McAdoo Creek Road between 751 McAdoo Creek Road and Ashland City Road to repair a water main leak.

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