Vancouver, BC – The Nashville Predators dug too big of a hole in Vancouver tonight, and couldn’t climb back out, losing to the Vancouver Canucks, 5-3.
Nashville is on a two game Canadian road trip and will travel to Calgary for a Saturday night matchup against the Flames. Vancouver will return to Nashville next week.
Alexander Edler started the scoring for Vancouver at 7:48 of the first period with a slap shot that beat Pekka Rinne for the early 1-0 lead. Edler was assisted by Nikolay Goldobin and Elias Pettersson on the score.
Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Nashville, TN – The spirit of the holidays usually brings out the joy of giving for most people, but for scammers, the holidays are a time of taking. Better Business Bureau serving Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky is warning consumers to beware of the 12 most popular Christmas scams.
Online Shopping scams: Because many retailers now have chip card readers, fraud at bricks-and-mortar stores is down, so scammers have shifted their efforts online. Use a credit (not debit) card online and only shop on secure websites. Look for https in the address (the extra “s” is for “secure”) and for a lock symbol.
APSU Sports Information
Harrisburg, PA – Austin Peay State University (APSU) interim head football coach Joshua Eargle has been named the 11th recipient of the Rare Disease Champion Award, announced prior to the College Football Awards Show, Thursday.
Clarksville’s Customs House Museum
Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.
Some of the events in December at the Museum are: Camille Engel: Her Home Tennessee, Alan LeQuire: From Clay to Bronze, Holiday from the Collection, Second Saturday Free Admission Day and Christmas Town.
Clarksville Police Department
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department’s K-9 unit is constantly looking for different ways to challenge their K-9s. To do this, it is important they are exposed to different facilities and locations which replicate real life scenarios so the K-9s and their handlers can hone their skills.
CPD is looking for facilities such as warehouses, barns, storage areas, vacant houses, etc. indoors or outdoors which can be used for K-9 training.
Austin Peay State University Military and Veteran Recognition Ceremony guest speaker to be Navy Master Chief Mamudu Cole
Austin Peay State University (APSU)
Clarksville, TN – Force Master Chief Mamudu K. Cole, the highest-ranking noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Navy Education and Training Command and Austin Peay State University alumnus, will be the guest speaker at Austin Peay’s Winter 2018 Military and Veteran Recognition Ceremony next week.
The ceremony, set for 5:30pm on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 in the Morgan University Center Ballroom, honors Austin Peay’s graduating students who are veterans, reservists or active-duty military personnel.
Tampa, FL – On the week, motorists in 32 states are paying less to fill up compared to a year ago. As the national gas price average drops to $2.46 it sets a new low price for the year and is cheaper than a year ago by two cents.
The last time the daily national gas price average was cheaper year-over-year was 18 months ago on July 6th, 2017 when gas prices were $2.24 (versus $2.26 on July 6th, 2016).
Nashville, TN – The Jacksonville Jaguars are the Tennessee Titans’ longest-standing division rival. The clubs have met at least twice each year since Jacksonville began play as an expansion franchise in 1995. For the first seven seasons of the rivalry they played in the AFC Central, and for the last 17 years they have been members of the AFC South.
The teams have met a total of 48 times, with the Titans holding a 28-20 advantage.
For eight consecutive seasons (2009–2016), the Titans and Jaguars split the annual series before Tennessee took both matchups in 2017.
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program Fort Campbell Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) are working with FedEx Freight to deliver approximately 500 live Christmas trees to Fort Campbell Soldiers as part of the Trees for Troops program.
Trees will be available Saturday, December 8th, 2018 from 9:30am until 1:30pm for junior enlisted Soldiers and 2:00pm-4:30pm for any active duty Soldiers, while supplies last. (Military ID Cards will be checked).
Clarksville, TN – Historic Collinsville will host Candlelight Christmas tours December 14th-15th, 2018 for the first time in 15 years.
During the two evenings from 4:00pm-8:00pm, docents will take guests on guided tours of the pioneer settlement. Each home and structure will be donned with holiday décor appropriate for the 1830s – 1870s era. Guests will also enjoy music and a fireside Christmas story.
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