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U.S. Representative Mark Green Lands Victory for K2 Veterans in Defense Bill

 

U.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020, the House and Senate released the final agreed version of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that both chambers will vote on. The bill is expected to pass immediately and be sent to the President’s desk.

The NDAA includes critical provisions for our national defense, including Representative Green’s legislation directing the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on the toxic exposure of American veterans who served at K2 Air Base in Uzbekistan. 

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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Tennessee Vols Football loses to No. 6 Florida at Neyland Stadium, 31-19

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Despite giving up just 21 rushing yards and making multiple timely stops, Florida’s (8-1) passing attack was too much for Tennessee (2-6) to overcome in a 31-19 defeat on Saturday inside Neyland Stadium.

Tennessee true-freshman quarterback Harrison Bailey completed 14 of his 21 pass attempts for 111 yards and his first career touchdown toss in his first career start for UT.

Bailey became the fourth ever Tennessee true-freshman signal caller to make his first career start against a top-10 opponent, joining Erik Ainge, Josh Dobbs and Brian Mauer.

Tennessee Vols Football freshman quarterback Harrison Bailey threw his first touchdown pass of his career in loss to Florida, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Vols Football freshman quarterback Harrison Bailey threw his first touchdown pass of his career in loss to Florida, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

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Gateway Chamber Orchestra Celebrates Beethoven@250: Humanity In 2020 With Free Virtual Streaming Concert

 

Gateway Chamber OrchestraClarksville, TNThe Gateway Chamber Orchestra (GCO) presents Beethoven@250: Humanity in 2020, a free streaming online musical event celebrating composer Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday on Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 at 7:30pm CT.

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Area Companies Pilot New Hopkinsville Community College Apprenticeship Program

 

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) has partnered with local companies, Hutson, Inc. and Kentucky Machine & Engineering, Inc. to pilot a new apprenticeship program, Kentucky Apprenticeship, Powered by KCTCS.  

Hutson hired Landen Humphries, 18, as a diesel technology apprentice at their Hopkinsville location while Kentucky Machine hired Ryne Hancock, 29 and a veteran, as a computerized machining and manufacturing apprentice in Cadiz. 

(L to R) Hopkinsville Community College Computerized Manufacturing and Machining Instructor Cory Murray, Kentucky Machine CEO Steve Allen, Apprentice Ryne Hancock and Kentucky Machine Operations Manager Darrin Boren.

(L to R) Hopkinsville Community College Computerized Manufacturing and Machining Instructor Cory Murray, Kentucky Machine CEO Steve Allen, Apprentice Ryne Hancock and Kentucky Machine Operations Manager Darrin Boren.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Section of Peachers Mill Road Closed for Water Main Repair

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – On Saturday, December 5th, 2020, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department closed a section of Peachers Mill Road from Bancroft Drive to Carter Road for water main leak repair.

Traffic will be detoured to Bancroft Drive and Carter Road during the work; however, motorists are advised to choose an alternate route to avoid traffic congestion and long delays at the work site.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 3,796 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, December 5th, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 363,997 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus as of Saturday, December 5th, 2020. That is an increase of 3,796 cases from Friday’s 360,201. There have been 4,462 (+23) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been   E I G H T Y   new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 7,318. Twelve of the new cases reported today were in the age group of 5-18 year olds. There has been eighty seven deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Coronavirus

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Tennessee Titans game history against Cleveland Browns

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game marks the 68th all-time meeting between the Tennessee Titans and the Cleveland Browns. In the previous 67 outings, the Browns own a 35-32 advantage, including separate nine- and six-game winning streaks by the Browns.

However, the Titans have taken the last three battles. The Titans’ nine-game losing streak against the Browns from 1970-74 is tied (Oakland, 1966-73) for the second-longest in franchise history. The clubs have played one playoff game, a 24-23 Wild Card win by the Oilers in 1988.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) carries the ball in the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) carries the ball in the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee National Guardsman Robert Neal tests community for COVID-19

 

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – Throughout 2020, the Tennessee National Guard has been supporting various foreign operations around the world, as well as domestic emergencies at home. The most pivotal of them all has been COVID-19 Coronavirus, and for one Tennessee National Guardsman, it’s a battle that serves great purpose.

Sgt. Robert Neal, a member of 2nd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, has been an infantryman since he first joined the Tennessee National Guard seven years ago.

Sgt. Robert Neal, an infantryman with 2nd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, conducts COVID-19 testing at a drive-thru rural assessment site in Montgomery County, Sept. 28. Neal has been supporting the fight against COVID-19 in Tennessee communities since March, when Gov. Bill Lee officially activated the Tennessee National Guard. (Staff Sgt. Timothy Cordeiro)

Sgt. Robert Neal, an infantryman with 2nd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, conducts COVID-19 testing at a drive-thru rural assessment site in Montgomery County, Sept. 28. Neal has been supporting the fight against COVID-19 in Tennessee communities since March, when Gov. Bill Lee officially activated the Tennessee National Guard. (Staff Sgt. Timothy Cordeiro)

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Austin Peay State University announces names of three finalists in search for APSU’s 11th president

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Friday afternoon, Austin Peay State University’s presidential search committee announced the three finalists for the University presidency – Dr. Michael Licari, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at Indiana State University; Dr. Jaime Taylor, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs at Marshall University; and Dannelle Whiteside, interim president of Austin Peay who previously served as the University’s vice president for legal affairs.

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball heads to West Virginia to take on Mountaineers

 

Tennessee (2-0) at West Virginia (3-0)

Sunday, December 6th, 2020 | 1:01pm CT
Morgantown, WV | WVU Coliseum

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – #RV/RV Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball team (2-0) hits the road for the first time during the 2020-21 campaign, as the Lady Vols make their way to Morgantown to face the West Virginia Mountaineers (3-0) in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge at 1:00pm CT on Sunday, December 6th, 2020 at 14,000-seat WVU Coliseum.

The venue will be eerily quiet, however, as WVU, state and local officials are prohibiting spectators from attending indoor athletic events for the entire month of December due to recent spikes in positive cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. Only essential game operations personnel and families of players and staff will be admitted.

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