Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reports 3,141 Outdoor Fires Caused $2.8M Property Loss From 2013-17
Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO)
Nashville, TN – As wildfires claim lives and destroy properties in northern and southern California, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) extends its sympathies to the victims of the disasters and reminds Tennessee residents to always follow safety precautions during outdoor burns.
By not following safety precautions, wildfires can occur, wrecking property, destroying wildlife, and putting lives at risk. In the last five years (2013-17), Tennessee state fire department records show 3,141 unintentional fires resulted from outdoor burning and created over $2.8 million in property losses.
UT Vols Athletics
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Volunteers dropped their final game of the regular season to Vanderbilt, 38-13, Saturday at Vanderbilt Stadium.
After trading punts to start the game, the Commodores (6-6, 3-5 SEC) took a 17-0 lead heading into the half. Tennessee (5-7, 2-6 SEC) fought back to pull within 10 points in the third thanks to sophomore running back Ty Chandler, but Vanderbilt outscored the Vols 21-6 in the final quarter.
Vandy quarterback Kyle Shurmur threw for 367 yards (31-of-35) and three touchdowns while Khari Blasingame rushed for 70 yards and a touchdown.
APSU Sports Information
Athens, OH – Five Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball players scored in double figures and the Govs limited Ohio to an atrocious shooting mark in the second half, displaying the fight, grit and tenacity that has become a hallmark of head coach Matt Figger‘s program.
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has announced its 2018-19 winter trout stocking schedule. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters beginning in late November through March.
Billy Dunlop Park in Clarksville is scheduled to be restocked on Wednesday, December 5th and Thursday, January 31st.
The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months.
Downtown Commons Winter Ice Rink
Clarksville, TN – Several people come together to sponsor the return of the Downtown Commons Winter Ice Rink.
On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 Downtown Commons Winter Ice Rink sponsors gathered to unveil new elements of the ice-skating operations.
In addition to the ice rink being 49% larger than last year, F&M Bank returns as the Winter Ice Rink Title Sponsor with a custom mural wall that was painted by Clarksville Academy students.
“The F&M Bank mural wall is a great place for people to take pictures that will commemorate their time on the ice,” stated Paula Atkins Downtown Commons Event Manager.
Clarksville Gas and Water Department
Saturday, November 24th, 2018
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has turned off water service on Heritage Drive from Blair Drive to Andrew Jackson Drive in the Heritage Estates subdivision to repair a water main leak.
Low water pressure may also affect area residents.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans-Houston Texans rivalry is in its 17th year since the expansion Texans began play and the AFC South was formed in 2002. In 33 games, the Titans are 18-15 against the Texans, including an 11-6 mark at Nissan Stadium and a 7-9 record at NRG Stadium.
While the Titans have the advantage in the series and own a two-game winning streak, the Texans have won nine out of the last 13 battles. The Titans broke a five-game winning streak by the Texans in the series in the 2016 season finale at Nissan Stadium. In 2017, they split the series.
Austin Peay State University (APSU)
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Theatre and Dance has had an incredible month with guest artists.
Thanks to the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, the Office of Advancement and the Tennessee Theatre Association, from October 11th-November 6th, 2018 the department welcomed a nationally recognized choreographer, a Tony Award-winner, the Phantom of the Opera and much more.
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, CA – NASA says Mars and Earth are like two siblings who have grown apart.
There was a time when their resemblance was uncanny: Both were warm, wet and shrouded in thick atmospheres. But 3 or 4 billion years ago, these two worlds took different paths.
We may soon know why they went their separate ways. NASA’s InSight spacecraft will arrive at the Red Planet on Monday, November 26th, 2018 and will allow scientists to compare Earth to its rusty sibling like never before.
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