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#3 Tennessee Vols Basketball cruises to 87-63 win over Missouri

 

UT Athletics

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsColumbia, MO – No. 3 Tennessee Vols Basketball rebounded from a slow start to cruise to an 87-63 win at Missouri Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
 
The Vols (13-1, 2-0 SEC) extended their winning streak to nine games with the victory. UT’s 87 points were the most the Tigers (9-4, 0-1 SEC) had allowed this season.
 
After going down by nine early on, the Tennessee Vols rallied to the 24-point win on the road. Kyle Alexander posted another strong performance in the paint, recording 14 points, a career-high 17 rebounds and three blocks for his third double-double of the season–and second in a row.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Lamonte Turner (1) drives to the basket against Missouri Tigers guard Xavier Pinson (1) in the first half at Mizzou Arena. (Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Lamonte Turner (1) drives to the basket against Missouri Tigers guard Xavier Pinson (1) in the first half at Mizzou Arena. (Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports)

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Wanted Fugitive Divine Chavious from South Carolina arrested in Nashville

 

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI)

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, and the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office (South Carolina) has resulted in the arrest of a fugitive wanted out of South Carolina.

On January 4th, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division contacted TBI about a fugitive from South Carolina who was believed to be in Nashville.

A joint law enforcement effort resulted in the capture of Wanted Fugitive Divine Chavious in Nashville, Monday.

A joint law enforcement effort resulted in the capture of Wanted Fugitive Divine Chavious in Nashville, Monday.

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Fort Campbell Strong dedicates new office

 

Fort Campbell Strong Alliance celebrates year of regional collaboration

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Leaders of Fort Campbell Strong, a six-county alliance formed to grow the mission of Fort Campbell and promote regional economic development, gathered Tuesday to celebrate the grand opening of the group’s headquarters.

Leaders gathered Tuesday to dedicate the new offices of Fort Campbell Strong, a regional alliance dedicated to promoting the interests of Fort Campbell and related economic development.

Leaders gathered Tuesday to dedicate the new offices of Fort Campbell Strong, a regional alliance dedicated to promoting the interests of Fort Campbell and related economic development.

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Nashville Sounds announce Coaching Staff for 2019

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Jason Wood has been named the manager of the Nashville Sounds as announced today by the Texas Rangers. Wood is the 29th manager in franchise history.

Joining Wood’s staff in Nashville will be hitting coach Howard Johnson, pitching coach Brian Shouse, bench coach Geno Petralli, bullpen coach Eric Gagne, athletic trainer Carlos Olivas and strength and conditioning coach Al Sandoval. 

Wood, 49, will manage at the Triple-A level for the fifth consecutive season. He was Triple-A Round Rock’s manager from 2015-18 and compiled a 280-283 (.497) record. He led the Express to the 2015 American Southern Division title and a berth in the 2015 Pacific Coast League Championship.

Ex-Sound Jason Wood to Manage Nashville Sounds in First Year as Rangers Affiliate. (Nashville Sounds)

Ex-Sound Jason Wood to Manage Nashville Sounds in First Year as Rangers Affiliate. (Nashville Sounds)

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Clarksville Police are searching for Zemarcus Ligon for Attempted Aggravated Robbery

 

Clarksville Police Department (CPD)

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report that on December 31st, 2018, a woman made arrangements to meet Vintavious Williams at Greenwood Avenue to purchase an Apple IPhone.

But, when she arrived on Greenwood Avenue, she was approached by another man, Zemarcus Ligon, instead of Williams. Ligon produced a handgun and demanded her money at which time the victim kicked Ligon’s hand.

Zemarcus Ligon is wanted by Clarksville Police for Attempted Aggravated Robbery.

Zemarcus Ligon is wanted by Clarksville Police for Attempted Aggravated Robbery.

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TWRA reports 11 Additional Deer are Preliminarily Chronic Wasting Disease Positive in Fayette County, Hardeman County

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has received results that 11 additional deer have tested positive with chronic wasting disease (CWD). The TWRA received the results from 140 deer that were harvested December 5th-16th in West Tennessee.

The 11 deer testing preliminarily positive were from Fayette and Hardeman counties. There were six males and five females, ranging in age from 1 ½ to 3 ½-years-old. All were from within a few miles of the original 13 positive deer. If confirmed, the total would be 24 CWD positive deer from Fayette County and Hardeman County.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports a preliminary positive detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in white-tailed deer in Hardeman County and Fayette County.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports a preliminary positive detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in white-tailed deer in Hardeman County and Fayette County.

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APSU Basketball’s Keisha Gregory named OVC Co-Player of the Week

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's BasketballBrentwood, TN – After helping Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball team get off to its first 2-0 start in Ohio Valley Conference play since the 2015-16 season, Keisha Gregory was named OVC Co-Player of the Week.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Section of Maple Street Closed

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department

January 8th, 2019

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has closed a section of Maple Street from Chestnut Drive to Fort Campbell Boulevard for water service line work.

The repair is anticipated to be finished and the road reopen by approximately 11:00am.

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AAA says Gasoline Demand Hits Lowest Level in Nearly Two Years Pushing Pump Prices Even Cheaper

 

AAA

AAATampa, FL – The latest Energy Information Administration (EIA) data registers gasoline demand at 8.6 million b/d for the week ending December 28th – the lowest level on record since February 2017.

Despite record motor vehicle travel for the holiday, demand was down nearly 900,000 bbl, suggesting that demand this winter could be lower than expected.

Prices at the Gas Pump continue to drop. (AAA)

Prices at the Gas Pump continue to drop. (AAA)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation now hiring Lifeguards

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for cashier and lifeguard positions for the 2019 summer pool season.

Make this summer count! Earn $8.75 an hour, feel a sense of pride working in an important position, and make new friends amongst co-workers all while making a difference in your community.

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