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#25/21 Tennessee Vols beat Indiana State at home, 42-7

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The #25/21-ranked Tennessee Volunteers led from the first play to the last in a 42-7 victory over Indiana State on Saturday in the home opener at Neyland Stadium.

“Today was a good win,” head coach Butch Jones said. “I’m really proud of our players. They showed some mental toughness. With the short turnaround, I thought they did a very good job all week long of trying to prepare their bodies and their minds, so I’m really proud of them. I thought one of the keys to the game was third-down defense and being able to get off the field.”

Tennessee (2-0) wasted no time in taking the momentum when freshman Ty Chandler returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown, and the Vols scored 28 unanswered points to start against the Sycamores (0-2).

Tennessee Volunteers running back Carlin Fils-aime (27) carries the ball on his way to scoring a touchdown against the Indiana State Sycamores during the first half at Neyland Stadium. (Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers running back Carlin Fils-aime (27) carries the ball on his way to scoring a touchdown against the Indiana State Sycamores during the first half at Neyland Stadium. (Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Football falls at Miami University 31-10

 

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APSU FootballOxford, OH – For a second consecutive game, Austin Peay State University’s defense held an opponent under 300 yards but the Governors could not overcome Miami in a 31-10 decision, Saturday afternoon at Yager Stadium.

After limiting Cincinnati to 248 yards in a Week 1 contest, Austin Peay (0-2) held Miami to just 295 offensive yards.

Austin Peay's defense hangs tough, offense sluggish in 31-10 loss at Miami Redhawks. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s defense hangs tough, offense sluggish in 31-10 loss at Miami Redhawks. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Department of Health says Simple Steps Protect You from Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health has now confirmed 19 human cases of West Nile Virus infection and 11 cases of La Crosse Virus infection in the state so far in 2017.

Mosquito-borne illness is more common during late summer and TDH recommends taking simple steps to avoid mosquito bites and help prevent mosquito-borne illnesses.

Cases of West Nile Virus, La Crosse Encephalitis increasing in Tennessee

Cases of West Nile Virus, La Crosse Encephalitis increasing in Tennessee

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Montgomery County Wheel Tax Increases

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Beginning September 1st, 2017 the Montgomery County Wheel Tax will increase from $30.50 to $49.00.

The decision to increase the Wheel Tax was passed by the Montgomery County Commission at their formal commission meeting in June as a way to help support the infrastructure needs of the growing Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) population.

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APSU Men’s Basketball adds international standout Joan Bernacer to team

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Another smooth guard from Spain has been added to the revamped Austin Peay State University men’s basketball roster, with Joan Bernacer set to suit up for the Govs under first-year head coach Matt Figger.

A 6-5, 191-pound guard, Bernacer averaged 10.7 points and 4.5 rebounds for Olivar Zaragoza’s club team last season in the EBA Stage One, Spain’s amateur fourth tier level. He was Olivar’s third-leading scorer in his third season with the club.

Guard Joan Bernacer from Spain joins Austin Peay Basketball team. (APSU Sports Information)

Guard Joan Bernacer from Spain joins Austin Peay Basketball team. (APSU Sports Information)

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City of Clarksville honors Teens for life-saving actions

 

Pair comes to aid of man trapped by lawn tractor

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan presented Certificates of Appreciation honoring two young men for their courageous actions in the aid of fellow citizen who was trapped under a toppled lawn tractor.

The certificates were presented September 5th, 2017 to Christian Johnson and Domingo Mendez.

Domingo Mendez and Christian Johnson were commended by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan for their quick actions to aid a man who was trapped under a lawn tractor.

Domingo Mendez and Christian Johnson were commended by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan for their quick actions to aid a man who was trapped under a lawn tractor.

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Clarksville Businesses Encouraged to offer Discounts to Displaced Florida Families

 

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Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – Clarksville hotels are filling up with Florida families affected by the evacuation in preparation for Hurricane Irma.

The Chamber of Commerce, Visit Clarksville, City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government encourage businesses to offer discounts to displaced individuals for meals or other needed services.

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F&M Bank presents “The Wizard of Oz” at the Roxy Regional Theatre through September 30th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” Just click your heels together and travel over the rainbow this weekend as Clarksville’s oldest professional theatre enters Season 35 of live entertainment on the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville. F&M Bank presents “The Wizard of Oz” at the Roxy Regional Theatre now through September 30th, 2017.

Annabelle Szepietowski stars as Kansas farm girl Dorothy Gale, who dreams of escaping her mundane life until one day a tornado hits her hometown and carries her away to a land at the end of the rainbow.

Annabelle Szepietowski stars as Dorothy in the Roxy Regional Theatre's production of "The Wizard of Oz", playing now through September 30th.

Annabelle Szepietowski stars as Dorothy in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of “The Wizard of Oz”, playing now through September 30th.

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Clarksville Gas and Water’s Phones are back working

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water phone system was restored overnight and the customer Utility Billing Line, which provides a pay-by-phone feature, is now operational.

Customers should revert to calling the main business phone and customer Utility Billing Line, 931.645.7400 for bill payments and account management. The emergency after hours phone, 931.645.0116 is also available for gas, water or sewer emergencies.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

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Montgomery County Emergency Medical Service workers head to Florida

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Two Montgomery County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) team members; Critical Care Paramedic Jeremy Clark and Paramedic Rita Cain headed to Tallahassee, FL this morning to provide medical support in the expected aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

The Montgomery County Team mobilized with other assets from the region. Each team member who is a part of this effort has received special strike team training and education to be qualified for membership.

(L to R) Paramedic Rita Cain and Critical Care Paramedic Jeremy Clark and Paramedic Rita Cain are headed to Tallahassee, FL.

(L to R) Paramedic Rita Cain and Critical Care Paramedic Jeremy Clark and Paramedic Rita Cain are headed to Tallahassee, FL.

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