APSU Sports Information
Fayetteville, AR – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball found that it more than measured up to Southeastern Conference competition, giving Arkansas all it could handle in a 76-65 defeat at Bud Walton Arena, Friday.
Austin Peay (8-5) battled to the end and got huge minutes from its reserves but Arkansas (9-3) made a late second-half push to down the Govs in both squads nonconference finales.
Knoxville, TN – Seven Lady Vols scored in double digits, fueling No. 10/10 Tennessee to a 98-77 victory over Murray State Friday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
With a season-high crowd of 8,518 looking on, the Lady Vols (10-1) were led in scoring by Rennia Davis who posted her third double-double of the season with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Other UT players in double figures were Rae Burrell, Mimi Collins, and Meme Jackson with 11 points each, and Evina Westbrook, Jazmine Massengill and Cheridene Green with 10 apiece.
Montgomery County, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint on Friday, December 28th, 2018 on Highway 48 south of Hawkins Road in Montgomery County.
Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others, every year, in the United States. Troopers, deputies, and officers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol impairment. Troopers, deputies, and officers will target those who operate a vehicle while impaired and take corrective actions for other violations observed, while ensuring the protection of all motorists.
Written by Maria McClure
Fort Campbell, KY – The Gander memorial – Task Force 3-502nd Memorial Park – sits on the peninsula between the post’s Screaming Eagle and Normandy boulevards.
It was established to honor the U.S. Army Soldiers and crew members who lost their lives in the December 12th, 1985, crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 at Gander, Newfoundland, Canada.
The flight was scheduled to bring 248 Soldiers – all of whom were attached or assigned to 3rd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, “Strike and Kill,” 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division – home to Fort Campbell following a six-month peacekeeping mission to the Sinai Peninsula in the Middle East. There were no survivors.
Nashville, TN – In Week 11 of the 2018 season, the Titans traveled to Indianapolis to take on the Colts and fell by a score of 38-10.
On Indianapolis’ second possession of the game, Colts QB Andrew Luck led his team on a seven-play, 33-yard scoring drive. With help from a 51-yard punt return from Colts WR Chester Rogers, Colts RB Marlon Mack got in the end zone on a one-yard rushing score to put Indianapolis on the board first, 7-0.
City of Clarksville
CTS offers Operation Safe Ride on New Year’s Eve
Clarksville, TN – City of Clarksville offices will close Monday and Tuesday, December 31st and January 1st to observe New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
City Public Safety departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue on these days off.
#3 Tennessee Vols (10-1) vs. Tennessee Tech (4-8)
Saturday, December 29th, 2018 | 12:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN – No. 3 Tennessee will look to extend its six-game winning streak Saturday, as the Vols host Tennessee Tech in Thompson-Boling Arena in their final game before beginning SEC play.
The game will tip at 12:00pm CT and will be broadcasted online through SEC Network+ WatchESPN. Fans can listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action. Tickets for most remaining Tennessee home games are available at AllVols.com.
Written by Maria McClure
Fort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Soldiers, Families, veterans and friends gathered December 12th, 2018, at the Task Force 3-502nd Memorial Park for one final remembrance ceremony.
“Today is a time to say goodbye. Today is the last day that the Gander remembrance will be conducted on this hallowed ground,” said U.S. Army Col. Joseph Escandon, commander of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), in the opening remarks of this speech. “We could be sad, but there is much to rejoice in for this is a time of renewal.”
The memorial is dedicated to 248 Soldiers – all of whom were attached or assigned to 3rd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, “Strike and Kill,” 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and eight crewmembers, who died in when their flight crashed shortly after takeoff from Gander, Newfoundland, Canada.
American Heart Association
Washington, D.C. – American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following statement on the final farm bill language released by House and Senate negotiators:
“We commend congressional leaders for negotiating a bipartisan farm bill that prioritizes the needs of low-income people to provide a reliable source of food for their families.
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