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APSU Men’s Basketball hangs tough against Arkansas in 69-61 loss

 

APSU Men's BasketballFayetteville, AR – In many respects, the style of basketball Arkansas plays—high-tempo, maniacal defense—is the archetype to which Austin Peay State University (APSU) head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger strives to get his young Governors acclimated.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball junior Terry Taylor had 20 points in loss to Arkansas Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball junior Terry Taylor had 20 points in loss to Arkansas Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Members of Tennessee Delegation Send Letter to President Donald Trump Supporting Governor Bill Lee’s Disaster Declaration

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Members of the Tennessee U.S. congressional delegation announced today that they have sent a letter to President Donald Trump supporting Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s request for a major disaster declaration for 10 counties impacted by severe storms and straight-line winds in October.

The full text of the letter follows:

Dear Mr. President:

On behalf of the State of Tennessee, we are writing to express our support for Governor Bill Lee’s request to declare a major disaster pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief Act as a result of the damage caused by straight-line winds and storms associated with Tropical Storm Olga on October 26th, 2019.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Nashville Predators fall to Tampa Bay 3-2

 

Nashville PredatorsNashville, TN – The Nashville Predators are desperately needing wins, but tonight wouldn’t be that night as the Tampa Bay Lightning came to town and beat the Predators in over-time, 3-2.

The Predators are just outside the discussion of play-off hockey and need to start collecting points, but in this “big boy” hockey game tonight, (as described by NBCSN) it was not to be.

All was not lost though as the Predators managed to pick up a point as the two teams were tied through regulation.

Nashville Predators fall to Tampa Bay 3-2 (Michael Strasinger)

Nashville Predators fall to Tampa Bay 3-2 (Michael Strasinger)

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U.S. President Donald Trump is getting NATO back on track for American taxpayers

 

Washington, D.C. – The White HouseThis week, world leaders are gathering in London for the 2019 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit, celebrating 70 years since the beginning of the historic Western alliance.

For decades, NATO members worked together to confront the world’s toughest challenges. But, the alliance’s ability to accomplish that mission became severely weakened.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump meets with President Emmanuel Macron of France and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada in between meetings at Winfield House in London. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

U.S. President Donald J. Trump meets with President Emmanuel Macron of France and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada in between meetings at Winfield House in London. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

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Tennessee Titans on the Road Sunday to face Oakland Raiders

 

Tennessee Titans (7-5) at Oakland Raiders (6-6)

Sunday, December 8th, 2019 | 1:25pm PST/3:25pm CST
Oakland, CA | Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With four games remaining in the regular season and the Tennessee Titans (7-5) one game out of first place in the AFC South, they take a three-game winning streak on the road this week to face the Oakland Raiders (6-6). Kickoff at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (capacity 55,997) is scheduled for 1:25pm PST/3:25pm CST on Sunday, December 8th.

This week marks the final scheduled appearance by the Titans in Oakland. The Raiders are set to begin playing games at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas in 2020.

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Clarksville Police Department has 12 Cadets Take Oath of Office

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts administered the oath of office to twelve new Clarksville Police Department cadets at the City’s Council Chambers on December 2nd, 2019.

The room was filled with family, friends, and well-wishers. The new officers will be trained in-house at the Police Department until they begin the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy on January 5th, 2020 and graduate March 27th, 2020.

Back row (L to R) Zachary Goodall, Darius Robinson, Christopher Angol, Chance Suiter, Trystan Matthews. Front Row (L to R) Saul Jeanetta, Meagan Strickliand, Sara Weber, Trisha Beveridge, Matthew Rattray, Valerie Gallardo, Morgan Lynch. (Jim Knoll, Clarksville Police Department)

Back row (L to R) Zachary Goodall, Darius Robinson, Christopher Angol, Chance Suiter, Trystan Matthews. Front Row (L to R) Saul Jeanetta, Meagan Strickliand, Sara Weber, Trisha Beveridge, Matthew Rattray, Valerie Gallardo, Morgan Lynch. (Jim Knoll, Clarksville Police Department)

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Austin Peay State University alumnus John McGee donates gold coins to commemorate 50th anniversary of his graduation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) alumnus John McGee certainly knows how to celebrate an anniversary.

During his recent visit to campus for the November 9th, 2019 Homecoming football game, he donated more than $50,000 in gold coins to support his alma mater and commemorate his “Golden Graduate Year,” which is the 50-year anniversary of his graduation from Austin Peay State University in 1969.

Austin Peay State University alumnus John McGee ('69). (APSU)

Austin Peay State University alumnus John McGee (’69). (APSU)

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#21 Tennessee Vols Basketball hosts Florida A&M, Wednesday

 

#21 Tennessee (6-1) vs. Florida A&M (0-6)

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 | 6:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – #21 Tennessee men’s basketball returns to action when it takes on Florida A&M on Wednesday night inside Thompson-Boling Arena. Tipoff is set for 6:00pm CT on SEC Network.

Wednesday’s contest can be seen on SEC Network, online through WatchESPN and on any mobile device through the ESPN App. Viewers can log on to WatchESPN at espn.com/watch. Roy Philpott (play-by-play) and Mark Wise (color) will have the call.

Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling (play-by-play) and Bert Bertelkamp (color) describing the action.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays Floriday State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball plays Florida State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

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Clarksville Police Department promotes Adam Post, Brandan Hendricks, Lon Chaney to Sergeant

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department promoted three officers to Sergeant in a ceremony officiated by Chief Ansley.

The room was filled with dignitaries, friends, family, and well-wishers for the promotion ceremony.

Each of the officers promoted have a diverse background and wide range of experience within the department.

Clarksville Police Department promotes Adam Post, Brandan Hendricks, Lon Chaney to Sergeant

Clarksville Police Department promotes Adam Post, Brandan Hendricks, Lon Chaney to Sergeant

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Marion Street Lane Closed

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed approximately 100 feet of the westbound lane of Marion Street near the North Second Street intersection for water main repair.

Traffic will be alternately shifted to the eastbound lane during the work which is anticipated to be finished and the lane reopened by 11:00am.

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