Clarksville, TN – Trailing by double-digits in the fourth quarter, it looked as though the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball might be able to mount its third comeback in as many games when they cut the Southeast Missouri lead to four with 5:37 left to play; but this time the Govs came up just short, falling, 79-66, in the Dunn Center.
Jacksonville, FL – A late fourth-quarter charge, where the Vols scored 14 points in the final quarter propelled Tennessee Vols football team to a 23-22 win over Indiana in the 75th TaxSlayer Gator Bowl in TIAA Bank Stadium.
By Russell Overby and Hanna Callicutt, Legal Aid Society
Nashville, TN – For Tennesseans who are dependent on public assistance benefits, a difference of $100.00 or $200.00 in their monthly budgets can dramatically affect the way they live.
If their monthly income drops by even a small amount, it can mean that bills don’t get paid and belts have to be tightened, if that’s even possible. In other words, it’s an emergency.
Knoxville, TN – A dominant effort in the paint and an outstanding defensive second quarter helped the Tennessee Women’s basketball team give Lady Vols head coach Kellie Harper a victory in her Southeastern Conference debut Thursday, as No. 22/23 UT defeated Missouri, 77-66, to open conference play.
Tennessee (11-2, 1-0 SEC) held the Tigers (3-11, 0-1 SEC) to three field goals and just seven points in the second period. And the Lady Vols outscored Mizzou 44-22 in the paint during Thursday’s triumph.
The Lady Vols lived up to their reputation as one of the nation’s top-rebounding teams, out-rebounding the Tigers, 43-22. Tennessee pulled down 18 offensive boards and enjoyed a 19-4 edge in second-chance points.
Decatur County, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating a shooting of a bald eagle in West Tennessee. The injured eagle was reported on December 30th, 2019 around 3:00pm in Decatur County. A $2,500 reward is being offered for an arrest.
The eagle was found off Martins Landing Road in Bath Springs. TWRA wildlife officer Brant Luker responded to the call and the bald eagle was transported alive, but injured to the North Madison Animal Hospital on December 31st.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department (CGW) has planned a water outage on Saturday, January 4th, 2020 at 9:00am on a section of Oakland Road from Meriwether Road to Flower Drive for water main and water valve repair.
The work may also cause low water pressure in the vicinity.
Nashville, TN – Darwin Barney has been named the manager of the Nashville Sounds as announced today by the Texas Rangers. Barney is set to become the 30th manager in franchise history.
Barney, 34, will be making his professional coaching and managerial debut. The Oregon native played parts of eight seasons in the big leagues. He spent time with the Chicago Cubs (2010-14), Los Angeles Dodgers (2014-15) and the Toronto Blue Jays (2015-17).
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, January 4th, 2020, Chris Carpenter, a local musician based out of Nashville, will be performing live at Beachaven Vineyards and Winery (inside) from 2:00pm-5:00pm.
Admission is free.
Nashville, TN – The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has set its 2020 roster of new exhibitions, aimed at entertaining and enlightening country music audiences and interpreting the ever-evolving story of the music and the people who make it.
The annual exhibition American Currents: State of the Music will return in 2020, to offer insight into the latest chapter of country’s ongoing evolution as a popular art form. In addition, the museum will devote separate exhibits to the lives and careers of Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson, award-winning powerhouse vocalist Martina McBride and acclaimed artist Chris Stapleton.
Tennessee Titans (9-7) at New England Patriots (12-4)
Saturday January 4th, 2020 | 8:15pm EST/7:15pm CST
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (9-7) travel to New England this week to face the AFC East champion Patriots (12-4) in an AFC wild card playoff game. Kickoff at Gillette Stadium (capacity 65,878) is scheduled for 8:15pm EST/7:15pm CST on Saturday, January 4th.
This will mark the second playoff game between the two clubs in a three-year span. The Titans traveled to New England for a divisional game following the 2017 campaign and were defeated by the eventual AFC champions. In three all-time playoff meetings between the two charter American Football League teams, the Patriots own a 2-1 advantage.
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