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#3 Tennessee Volunteers Basketball beats Samford 83-70 at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

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Jordan Bone leads the way for Tennessee with career-high 24 points and 11 assists

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN Jordan Bone recorded the first double-double of his career to lead No. 3 Tennessee Volunteers basketball team to an 83-70 win over Samford in Thompson-Boling Arena.

The junior finished the game with a career-high 24 points and 11 assists. It marked the first time since November 16th, 2011, that a Tennessee player has had 11 or more assists in a game.

Tennessee (9-1) attacked the post all night long, as a season-high 52 points in the paint paced the Vols to a 13-point victory over Samford (10-3). UT outscored the Bulldogs by 30 points in the paint as the Vols shot a season-high 57.9 percent from the field.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) dunks the ball against Samford Bulldogs guard Brandon Austin (0) and Samford Bulldogs center Ruben Guerrero (32) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) dunks the ball against Samford Bulldogs guard Brandon Austin (0) and Samford Bulldogs center Ruben Guerrero (32) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Santa joins Bobber the Water Safety Dog for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers holiday message

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – Kris Kringle filed a reindeer flight plan and entered American airspace with an early sleigh ride today to record a holiday safety message with Bobber the Water Safety Dog in Middle Tennessee.

On the shoreline of J. Percy Priest Lake, Santa Claus and “Hap Hazard Elf” joined Bobber the Water Safety Dog to shoot a public service announcement in hopes that people all over the world will make it a priority to be safe at home this Christmas and when recreating at Corps of Engineers recreation areas, hiking trails, and when boating or even walking along the shoreline.

Safety Santa, Bobber the Water Safety Dog, and Hap “Hazard” the Elf film a holiday safety public service announcement Dec. 17, 2018 at J. Percy Priest Lake in Nashville, Tenn., to encourage the public to be vigilant and safe at home this Christmas and when visiting and recreating at Corps of Engineers lakes. (Leon Roberts, USACE)

Safety Santa, Bobber the Water Safety Dog, and Hap “Hazard” the Elf film a holiday safety public service announcement Dec. 17, 2018 at J. Percy Priest Lake in Nashville, Tenn., to encourage the public to be vigilant and safe at home this Christmas and when visiting and recreating at Corps of Engineers lakes. (Leon Roberts, USACE)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force receives Recognition

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force was recognized by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for their ongoing commitment and dedication to highway traffic safety.

THSO Law Enforcement Liaison Tony Burnett presented the Task Force with a plaque during their annual Middle Tennessee District meeting held in Bell Buckle on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018.

Members of the Task Force were also recognized for individual achievements. Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Adam Simpkins received a Trooper of the Year Award for District 3.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force was recognized by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office

Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force was recognized by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office

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Austin Peay State University announces Red Zone section for football games beginning 2019

 

Austin Peay State University Sports Information

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Mark Hudspeth Era for Austin Peay State University (APSU) football will begin with a change to the seating in Fortera Stadium for the Governors six-game home schedule in 2019.

Athletic department officials have announced the Red Zone, which will house all general admission seating on the east side of Fortera Stadium, in Sections J-P.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Double Shooting at Rossview Road, Guthrie Road intersection

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) are investigating a double shooting that happened Tuesday night, December 18th, 2018.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:30pm near the intersection of Rossview Road and Guthrie Road.

The victims, a married couple, called 911 to report the incident and drove themselves to Tennova Healthcare.

The husband was shot in the face and is in critical condition. He was later transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double shooting that happened at the intersection of Rossview Road and Guthrie Road Tuesday night.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a double shooting that happened at the intersection of Rossview Road and Guthrie Road Tuesday night.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department online and pay-by-phone bill payment access will be down temporarily

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department

Bill payment drop off boxes available and emergency phone lines will operate

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department online customer account access, WebConnect, and pay-by-phone, Utility Billing Line, bill payment feature will be temporarily down Thursday, December 20th, 2018 at 3:00am for approximately three hours for bill payment software system maintenance by the provider.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department online and pay-by-phone bill payment access will be down temporarily Thursday

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APSU Basketball’s Terry Taylor named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team sophomore forward Terry Taylor has been named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of December 18th, 2018.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers New Aquatic Classes at New Providence Pool

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s New Providence Pool, the only public indoor pool in the City of Clarksville, is open and offering new aquatic classes and event for its winter indoor season.

Aqua Cycling and Infant Swimming Resource Self-Rescue classes to be held at Clarksville Parks and Recreation's New Providence Pool.

Aqua Cycling and Infant Swimming Resource Self-Rescue classes to be held at Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s New Providence Pool.

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APSU GIS Student Rachael Perkins creates digital map of Austin Peay State University through time, not space

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Rachael Perkins, a first-semester geoscience student, probably knows more about Austin Peay State University (APSU) history than most people on campus.

She can tell you about William Stewart, the professor who studied meteorology before he died in 1877.

APSU student Rachael Perkins uses old photos to create a story map about Austin Peay State University.

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NASA Engineers setup area to mimic terrain around Mars Insight Lander

 

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA’s InSight lander is due to set its first science instrument on Mars in the coming days. But engineers here on Earth already saw it happen – last week.

Like NASA’s Curiosity rover, InSight has a full-scale working model at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. This sister lander, aptly named ForeSight, lets the team test all operations before they happen on Mars.

To practice how InSight will place its instruments, JPL engineers built a Martian rock garden modeled on images from the spacecraft’s cameras.

Engineers in Pasadena, California, sculpt a gravel-like material to mimic the terrain in front of NASA's InSight lander on Mars. Recreating the exact conditions will allow them to practice setting down the lander's instruments here on Earth before it's done on Mars. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/IPGP)

Engineers in Pasadena, California, sculpt a gravel-like material to mimic the terrain in front of NASA’s InSight lander on Mars. Recreating the exact conditions will allow them to practice setting down the lander’s instruments here on Earth before it’s done on Mars. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/IPGP)

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