Nashville, TN – The Nashville Predators have some good news and bad news tonight.
First the good news;
Viktor Arvidsson and P.K Subban returned to the line-up as Nashville hosted the Dallas Stars.
The bad news;
The Predators lost 2-0.
The Predators were hoping to regain their “mojo” after the Christmas break, coming off of a disastrous road trip where they only picked up one point in four games, but as hard as they played, they couldn’t get the puck in the net.
Tampa, FL – Nearly 20 percent of states are currently enjoying prices below $2.00 per gallon. Nationally, retail averages have dropped 83 of the past 90 days. The national average for regular unleaded gasoline currently sits at $2.30 per gallon, which is six cents less than one week ago, 24 cents less than one month ago and 16 cents less than at the same time last year.
Heading into 2019, gasoline demand is expected to dwindle during the month of January, an expected change following the busy holiday travel season.
Austin Peay (8-4) at Arkansas (8-3)
Friday, December 28th, 2018 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) looks to close out the nonconference schedule with a bang when the Govs take on Arkansas in a 7:00pm, December 28th contest at Bud Walton Arena.
Written by Maria McClure
Fort Campbell, KY – Jeremy Rains remembers his father’s love of flying. He remembers he was tall, so tall he was almost too tall to become a helicopter pilot for the U.S. Army.
“He was a big guy, everybody called him a gentle giant,” Rains said. “He was 6-4 and if you look at pictures he is always the tallest guy. I just remember him as a larger than life personality.”
U.S. Army Capt. Terry L. Rains died December 12th, 1985, in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 that also killed 247 of his fellow Soldiers and eight crewmembers.
Jeremy Rains was 9 years old.
City of Clarksville
Six newly elected Council members also will take oath
Judge Tim Barnes, juvenile court judge with General Sessions jurisdiction in Montgomery County, will administer the oath to Mayor-Elect Joe Pitts. Then Pitts will swear in three new City Council members, and three incumbent Council members.
Written by Mari-Alice Jasper
Fort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Soldiers, veterans, community members and Fort Campbell leadership gathered Saturday, December 15th, 2018, at 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Headquarters to honor the fallen during a Wreaths Across America ceremony.
Fort Campbell hosted the event that was part of the Clarksville Sunrise Rotary club’s participation in the worldwide wreath-laying effort. This year, more than 2 million volunteers visited about 1,400 locations around the globe to place wreaths.
Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
Austin Peay State University (APSU)
Clarksville, TN – In 2018, Austin Peay State University (APSU) continued to make headlines as the institution unveiled its first doctoral degree program, led the state in serving military-connected students and became the fastest-growing public university in Tennessee.
#10 Tennessee Lady Vols (9-1) vs. Murray State (4-6)
Friday, December 28th,2018 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN – No. 10/10 Tennessee (9-1) is in the midst of a four-game home stand, as Murray State (4-6) comes to town for a Friday night contest at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 6:02pm CT, with the game available on SECN+ and the Lady Vol Radio Network.
This marks the return to the hardwood for both squads after they last played on December 21st before going on holiday break. The Lady Vols return to The Summitt after defeating in-state foe East Tennessee State, 80-61, last Friday night in Knoxville.
Written by Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas
Fort Campbell, KY – An Army chaplain’s primary mission is to provide spiritual support and guarantee free religious expression in the military.
However, chaplains also offer a variety of quality of life counseling to Soldiers and their Families including relationship building, premarital and marriage counseling, ethics training, financial management and suicide prevention.
Sergeant Alonzo Johnson, religious affairs specialist, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division sought out his chaplain’s counsel before he and his wife were married.
Written by Taylor Hill and Arielle Samuelson
Pasadena, CA – Whether via bungee cord, half-inch chain, servo motors, torsion springs, electronics or just plain gravity, 20 middle- and high-school student teams used a range of equipment to compete in this year’s JPL Invention Challenge at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
The teams – mainly from Southern California but including ones from as far away as Ethiopia and Guam – took part in the “Upright Pipe Contest” on Friday, December 14th. The objective was to get a 24-inch length of two-inch PVC pipe from a horizontal position to an upright position on a platform using whatever device they could come up with, instructions not included.
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