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President Donald Trump’s Administration Seeks Increased Funding to Continue Curbing Drug Crisis

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Today, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll released the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 National Drug Control Budget, which requests $35.7 billion for counter-drug efforts, an increase of $94 million from the previous year.

The request includes $18.6 billion for prevention and treatment efforts, and $17.1 billion for domestic law enforcement, interdiction, and international drug control efforts.  These efforts and resources will enable the Nation to achieve the goals and objectives of the National Drug Control Strategy.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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APSU Women’s Tennis to play Cumberland, Carson Newman this week

 

APSU Women's TennisClarksville, TN – After a pair of matches on the road, Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis will put its five-match winning streak to the test twice this week with a pair of matches at the Governors Tennis Center. The APSU Govs will play a noon, Tuesday match against Cumberland, before welcoming Carson Newman for an 11:00am, Friday match.

Austin Peay State University Women's Tennis to host Cumberland and Carson Newman this week at the Governors Tennis Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis to host Cumberland and Carson Newman this week at the Governors Tennis Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Senator Lamar Alexander’s Statement on President Donald Trump’s Budget Proposal

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2021:

“I appreciate the president’s budget suggestions and will carefully consider his recommendations as Congress begins the process to fund the federal government for the next fiscal year. Under the Constitution, it is Congress’ job to set spending priorities and pass appropriations bills, and as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, my priorities will continue to be making sure our national defense, national laboratories, the National Institutes of Health and national parks have the resources they need.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Tennessee Vols Basketball takes on Arkansas at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (13-10 | 5-5 SEC) vs. Arkansas (16-7 | 4-6 SEC)

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 | 6:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee men’s basketball team hits the hardwood once again on Tuesday night for a home bout with SEC foe Arkansas. Tipoff inside Thompson-Boling Arena is set for 6:00pm CT and the action can be seen on SEC Network.

Tuesday’s game can be seen on SEC Network, online through WatchESPN and on any mobile device through the ESPN App. Fans can access WatchESPN at espn.com/watch. Kevin Fitzgerald and Joe Kleine will 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 plays Arkansas Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball plays Arkansas Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Americans Have Failed People With Mental Illness, President Donald Trump’s New Budget Will Change That

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “President Donald Trump is exceptionally focused on fighting for Americans who can’t fight for themselves and confronting problems other administrations, Democratic and Republican, have ignored. This is particularly true for Americans who suffer from addiction and serious mental disorders,” White House Domestic Policy Council Director Joe Grogan writes.
 
Nearly 50 million Americans experienced some form of mental illness in 2018. The President’s new budget, out today, proposes the boldest reforms in decades to help them.

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Austin Peay State University Basketball’s Terry Taylor named OVC Player of the Week

 

APSU Men's BasketballBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) junior men’s basketball player Terry Taylor has been named Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for a record-tying eighth time during the 2019-20 season.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball junior forward Terry Taylor. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball junior forward Terry Taylor. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA Partners with Tennessee Highway Safety Office to Offer Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship

 

AAANashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) has joined AAA – The Auto Club Group to offer the Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award.

The THSO has partnered with AAA – The Auto Club Group to provide one high school senior the opportunity to earn a $3,000 scholarship by working with the THSO’s Reduce TN Crashes program to improve driver safety within their local community.

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This Week at APSU: Austin Peay State University offers free Art + Design Day for aspiring Art Students

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Saturday, February 15th, 2020 the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design will host its annual College Art + Design Day for high school students at 9:00am-3:00pm in the Art + Design Building. 

Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design to hold College Art + Design Day for high school students on February 15th. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design to hold College Art + Design Day for high school students on February 15th. (APSU)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Baseball Govs open season still among favorites to win OVC

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball team opens its 2020 regular season this week at Raymond C. Hand Park still among the favorites to win the Ohio Valley Conference title, but will have to find a away to do it with several new faces on the squad, especially on the mound.

The Govs finished 32-25 last season and made a deep run into the OVC postseason tournament, winning its first two games, but gone from that team are five of its top seven pitches as far as innings pitched goes – including Jacques Pucheu, Josh Rye and Brandon Vial, who combined to pitch over 216 innings last year and win 18 games.

Austin Peay State University Men's Baseball 55-game slate features 27 home dates. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Baseball 55-game slate features 27 home dates. (APSU Sports Information)

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Richard Reason Garrett endorses Jeff Bryant for Montgomery County Highway Supervisor

 

Letter to the Editor

Written by Richard Reason Garrett

Election 2020Clarksville, TN – I want to go on record as endorsing Jeff Bryant for the office of Montgomery County Highway Supervisor. Jeff has worked effectively in the Clarksville Street Department for several years.

He brings excellent credentials to this position as a Tennessee State Licensed Professional Engineer. Mr. Bryant is also very knowledgeable about zoning, traffic flow, smart growth, storm water systems, and leveraging technology to analyze potential problems and provide cost effective, long-term solutions.

Jeff Bryant, candidate for Montgomery County Highway Supervisor.

Jeff Bryant, candidate for Montgomery County Highway Supervisor.

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