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Austin Peay State University Football playoff run ends with 24-10 loss at Montana State

 

APSU FootballBozeman, MT – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team’s magical postseason run ended in the NCAA Division I Football Championship’s national quarterfinals, with No. 5 national seed downing the Govs, 24-10, Friday night at Bobcat Stadium.

Austin Peay State University Football had their season come to an end Friday night against Montana State in the National Quarterfinals. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football had their season come to an end Friday night against Montana State in the National Quarterfinals. (APSU Sports Information)

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Lamar Alexander states Senate Passes “Most Important” New Law For Over-the-Counter Drugs in 40 Years

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said the Senate on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 passed “the most important new law affecting the safety, innovation, and affordability of over-the-counter drugs since the 1970’s.” 

“In 2015, as the Senate health committee was working on the 21st Century Cures Act, I asked Janet Woodcock, the Director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration, if there was any change she needed but hadn’t been able to get done,” Senator Alexander said. 

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Clarksville Police report Crossing Guard struck by Truck at Northeast High School

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, December 13th, 2019, at 2:52pm, Clarksville Police Officer Alex Koziol responded to a motor vehicle vs pedestrian accident. The pedestrian struck by the pickup truck is a crossing guard who was on duty in the intersection of Trenton Road and Marla Drive.

The crossing guard was wearing her reflective safety vest and holding a stop sign. The crossing guard stated she was near the crosswalk and had stopped traffic in both directions on Trenton Road and on Marla Drive allowing traffic from Northeast High School to exit the school parking lot.

Clarksville Police respond to a Crossing Guard being hit by a pickup truck at Northeast High School Friday afternoon.

Clarksville Police respond to a Crossing Guard being hit by a pickup truck at Northeast High School Friday afternoon.

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball hits the road to take on Alabama A&M

 

Austin Peay (5-2) at Alabama A&M (3-4)

Saturday, December 14th, 2019 | 2:00pm CT
Huntsville, AL | T.M. Elmore GYM

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – After a 13-day hiatus, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball will finally be back in action at 2:00pm, Saturday, in Huntsville, Alabama when they take on the Bulldogs of Alabama A&M at T.M. Elmore Gymnasium.

Austin Peay State University Women's Basketball heads to Huntsville to play Alabama A&M Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball heads to Huntsville to play Alabama A&M Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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Military Department Celebrates National Guard Birthday

 

Tennessee Department of MilitaryNashville, TN – On Friday, December 13th, 2019, Soldiers and Airmen from the Tennessee Military Department gathered in the Hall of Flags at the Tennessee National Guard Headquarters to celebrate the 383rd birthday of the National Guard.

“It’s the oldest and one of the proudest military institutions in the United States,” said Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General. “First organized in 1636, this commemoration marks a milestone in our nation’s history.”

The Tennessee Military Department celebrated the National Guard’s 383rd birthday with a cake cutting ceremony on December 13, 2019  (L to R) Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, Pfc. Lindsey Jackson with the 301st Troop Command, retired Chief Warrant Officer 5 Robert Huffman, representative of the Association of the U.S. Army and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Frank Rodriguez with the Joint Force Headquarters.  (Staff Sgt. Tim Cordiero)

The Tennessee Military Department celebrated the National Guard’s 383rd birthday with a cake cutting ceremony on December 13, 2019 (L to R) Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, Pfc. Lindsey Jackson with the 301st Troop Command, retired Chief Warrant Officer 5 Robert Huffman, representative of the Association of the U.S. Army and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Frank Rodriguez with the Joint Force Headquarters. (Staff Sgt. Tim Cordiero)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball takes on Memphis at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

#19 Tennessee (7-1) vs. #13 Memphis (8-1)

Saturday, December 14th, 2019 | 2:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The 19th-ranked Tennessee basketball team returns from its nine-day break to take on the 13th-ranked Memphis Tigers on Saturday afternoon inside Thompson-Boling Arena. Tipoff is set for 2:00pm CT on ESPN.

Saturday’s game will be televised on ESPN and is viewable online via WatchESPN and on any mobile device through the ESPN app. Fans can log on to WatchESPN at espn.com/watch. Bob Wischusen, Dick Vitale and Kris Budden have the call.

Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertlekamp describing the action.

Tennessee Men's Basketball hosts the Memphis Tigers at Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball hosts the Memphis Tigers at Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Comptroller’s Office reports More Than $3.5 Million in Misused Public Money Remains Uncollected

 

Tennessee Comptroller of the TreasuryNashville, TN – The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office remains committed to uncovering and tracking the theft and misuse of public money. Two new reports show that local governments continue to be short millions of dollars.

The 2018 Report of Cash Shortages in Tennessee’s 95 county governments updates the amounts of cash shortages and thefts as of June 30th, 2018. The report details money that went missing during the 2018 fiscal year, as well as previous fiscal years.

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APSU Volleyball receives OVC Team Sportsmanship Award

 

APSU Women's VolleyballBrentwood, TN – For the third time in program history, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team was the recipient of the Ohio Valley Conference’s Team Sportsmanship Award.
 
Voted on by the student-athletes and coaches of the respective sports, the team awards are bestowed upon the Conference squads deemed to have best exhibited the standards of sportsmanship and ethical behavior as outlined by the OVC and NCAA.

Austin Peay State University Women's Volleyball has been names OVC Team Sportsmanship Award winner. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Volleyball has been names OVC Team Sportsmanship Award winner. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Selected for TVA Community Innovation Academy

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) is proud to announce Clarksville-Montgomery County will be one of only ten communities taking part in the recently launched Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Community Innovation Academy beginning in the spring of 2020.

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Clarksville Christmas Parade delights thousands

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s 60th annual Christmas parade, hosted by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government, took place Saturday, December 7th, 2019 delighting thousands as it worked its way from the Austin Peay State University campus through the streets of downtown.

Leading this year’s parade, which featured about 180 entries, was the family of the late Mike Robinson. His wife Rhonda, and children Bryce, Bayleigh and Carly, were this year’s grand marshals. A beloved local music legend and family man, Mike Robinson lost his long battle with cancer in August of 2019.

Clarksville held its 60th annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 7th, 2019.

Clarksville held its 60th annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 7th, 2019.

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