Clarksville, TN – On Sunday, August 18th, Clarksville Police say a woman was asleep in the passenger seat of a vehicle, parked in a slot at a Dover Road gas station around 6:30am while the male driver went inside of the store.
She was awakened by the sound of someone rummaging through the trunk of the car, at which time, she screamed alerting the driver inside of the store. The driver came out and saw a man, with a backpack, had stolen a tool kit from his trunk and was fleeing on a bicycle.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Unit conducts ongoing operations targeting those who provide or solicit sexual services in exchange for money using an internet website.
An ad is posted online and the individuals who answer or place the ad negotiating various prices for the services and agree to meet an undercover officer at a designated location. Prostitution is often linked to other crimes such as robbery, assault, drugs, and human trafficking.
Clarksville, TN – According to Clarksville Police, on Friday, August 16th, 2019 around 2:00pm, officers were dispatched to a call about a possible road rage situation involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck and they appeared to be chasing each other.
The vehicles were also observed running a red light. Officer Weissing spotted the vehicles and attempted to pull them over.
Clarksville, TN – Even though there is still five weeks left before the first official day of fall and one week until classes begin on campus, the athletic school year begins this week for Austin Peay State University (APSU) as the Governors kick-off their official 2019-20 athletic school year this week.
Beginning this Friday, August 23rd, and running through the next seven days after all five of the Govs fall sports (football, soccer, volleyball and men’s and women’s cross country) will kick-off their respective seasons.
Clarksville, TN – Dunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.
Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.
The upcoming events include: Unknown Realms.
Bowling Green, KY – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) soccer team lost its final exhibition of the preseason tonight at Western Kentucky by a score of 3-0.
The Govs hit the road to take on Western Kentucky in an exhibition that consisted of two 30 minute halves, followed by two ten minute golden goal overtime periods, regardless of the score at the end of regulation.
Washington, D.C. – NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was joined Friday by U.S. Representatives Mo Brooks and Robert Aderholt of Alabama and Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to announce the center’s new role leading the agency’s Human Landing System Program for its return to the Moon by 2024.
“Marshall Space Flight Center is the birthplace of America’s space program. It was Marshall scientists and engineers who designed, built, tested, and helped launch the giant Saturn V rocket that carried astronauts on the Apollo missions to the Moon,” Brooks said.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were unable to complete a four-game sweep against the Omaha Storm Chasers Sunday night at First Tennessee Park, losing 7-4. Nashville scored runs in the eighth and ninth inning but were unable to stage a comeback.
Nick Solak led off the bottom of the first inning with the second inning. Scott Heineman scored Solak with his eighth home run of the season. That put Nashville up 2-0 early.
Taylor Featherston scored the first run of the game for Omaha with a solo home run in the top of the third inning. It was his first hit this season for the Storm Chasers. That cut Nashville’s lead 2-1.
Nashville, TN – Middle Tennessee and East Tennessee are both home to some of the prettiest country in the state–and some seriously hard workers! I spent another week hearing from local leaders and business owners about some of the area’s biggest challenges, and brainstorming ways to keep the economy thriving.
I stopped by the female-owned Crescent Sock Company in McMinn County. The owners’ ancestors played a big role in the women’s suffrage movement. Cathy and Sandra are descendants of Harry T. Burn, a local lawmaker whose vote made Tennessee the 36th and final state needed to ratify the 19th Amendment.
Memphis, TN – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Memphis Field Office has relaunched a public awareness campaign to educate the public about the consequences of making school threats and remind community members hoax threats are not a joke.
Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies follow up on every tip we receive from the public and analyze and investigate all threats to determine their credibility. Making false threats drains law enforcement resources and cost taxpayers a lot of money.
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