Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021, as both houses of the U.S. Congress, met to count the electoral votes, angry rioters assaulted the U.S. Capitol.
The event, which left four people dead and a nation was shaken, only briefly delayed the counting of votes.
Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee women’s basketball team opened SEC play with a victory over No. 13/13 Arkansas at home on Thursday night, winning 88-73 via an impressive 53.6 shooting percentage.
Senior Rennia Davis and junior Rae Burrell paced UT (7-1, 1-0 SEC), each turning in 26 points. Davis recorded her 33rd career double-double with an all-around effort, adding 11 rebounds, five assists, and two steals to go along with her season-high point total. Senior Kasiyahna Kushkituah and sophomore Jordan Horston were also in double digits, chipping in 11 each.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports that snowfall accumulations of around an inch are expected across Clarksville-Montgomery and the south, with one to three inches across the Cumberland Plateau.
Three-inch amounts are likely largely at higher elevations.
Please exercise caution while driving on area roadways through early Friday. Some roads may become slick.
Edwardsville, IL – For the first time in 17 years, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball improved to 4-0 to start Ohio Valley Conference play; the Governors dominated nearly every facet of the game against SIU Edwardsville and posted a 73-54 win over the Cougars, Thursday, at the Vadalabene Center.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announces Federal Support Granted for Nashville Following Christmas Day Bombing
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide direct assistance to Metro Nashville-Davidson County under the federal Public Assistance program for the emergency response to the Christmas day bombing in Downtown Nashville.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) head football coach Scotty Walden continued to fill his coaching staff in the New Year, adding Middle Tennessee alumnus Shane Tucker as tight ends coach.
Tennessee Department of Health reports 7,037 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, January 7th, 2021
Nashville, TN – On Thursday, January 7th, 2021, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 549,527 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. That is an increase of 7,037 cases from Wednesday’s 542,490. There have been 6,405 (+79) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.
T W O H U N D R E D T H I R T E E N new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is 12,751. Twenty of the new cases reported today were in the age group of 5-18 year olds. There have been 132 (+1) deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement in response to the violent attack on the United States Capitol:
“Yesterday, a violent right-wing mob, on behalf of, and urged on by, a sitting president unleashed a shameful coup attempt by attacking the United States Capitol.
Clarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) raised $13,850.00 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and four local charities with No Shave in November and December.
Deputies were able to participate by making a $40.00 donation to St. Jude in November and a $40.00 donation to a local charity in December.
In November deputies raised $9,420 for St. Jude. In December deputies raised $1,180 each for Soldier and Families Embraced (S.A.F.E) and FuelKids; $1,060 for Urban Ministries Safe House; and $1,010 for Manna Café Ministries.
Austin Peay State University alum Cassidy Graves, TikTok star to appear on TBS’s new ‘Go-Big Show’ reality show
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University alumna Cassidy Graves will appear on TBS’s new reality series the “Go-Big Show,” which premieres on Thursday, January 7th, 2021 at 8:00pm CT.
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