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Tennessee Titans play Houston Texans at Nissan Stadium, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (8-5) vs. Houston Texans (8-5)

Sunday, December 15th, 2019 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – In a battle for first place in the AFC South, the Tennessee Titans (8-5) host the Houston Texans (8-5) this week at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, December 15th, 2019.

It is the first of two Titans-Texans contests in the final three weeks of the season. They will conclude the regular season against each other in Houston on December 29th. A sweep by either team will result in a division championship.

Tennessee Titans play the Houston Texans with first place in AFC South on the line Sunday at Nissan Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans play the Houston Texans with first place in AFC South on the line Sunday at Nissan Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Austin Peay State University’s award-winning winemaker Kelley Price

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When she first started work as an instructor in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Culinary Arts program, Chef Kelley Price, a former U.S Marine Corps Military Police Officer, thought she might be a bit twisted. Not in a bad way. She’s just easily bored and likes to mix things up a bit.

Austin Peay State University Culinary Arts program instructor Chef Kelley Price. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Culinary Arts program instructor Chef Kelley Price. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University receives $100,000 grant from Tennessee to host Veterans’ Reconnect Conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) to host a two-day Veterans’ Reconnect Conference on the University’s campus.

The conference, “Bridging the Gaps: Tennessee Institutions Leading the Change for Military/Veteran Transition,” will take place October 14th-15th, 2019 at the APSU Morgan University Center.

Austin Peay State University to host Veterans’ Reconnect Conference, October 14th-15th. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University to host Veterans’ Reconnect Conference, October 14th-15th. (APSU)

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Dodging the Roadkill: Tragedy

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – The motorcycle community is reeling this weekend after the news of a horrific accident that killed seven bikers in Randolph, New Hampshire.  The victims were members of the Jarheads Motorcycle Club which is comprised of former and active duty U.S. Marines.

Witnesses and First Responders said it was one of the most devastating accident scenes they had ever seen.  I’m not going to recount the details of the accident, as you can read all about it here.

When I first read the story, my heart just sank.  My emotions went from anger to sadness in a matter of minutes.  I think we all felt the same way, as we once again were reminded of the dangers of this lifestyle that we love so much.

Jarheads Motorcycle Club

Jarheads Motorcycle Club

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Four Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers to compete in 2019 Warrior Games

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – On June 21st through June 30th, 2019, Four Soldiers assigned to the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion will compete in Tampa Florida in the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games hosted by the U.S. Special Operations Command.

The DOD Warrior Games is an adaptive sports competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. The games highlight the resiliency and warrior spirit of participants despite their wounds, injury or illness.

Shay Hampton, Department of Defense Warrior Games athlete raises the ceremonial torch at the opening ceremony of the Games in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 2, 2018. This year's opening ceremony is June 22 in Tampa, Florida. Four Soldiers from the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion are among the 300 U.S and international competitors.  (U.S. Air Force, Senior Airman Dennis Hoffman)

Shay Hampton, Department of Defense Warrior Games athlete raises the ceremonial torch at the opening ceremony of the Games in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 2, 2018. This year’s opening ceremony is June 22 in Tampa, Florida. Four Soldiers from the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion are among the 300 U.S and international competitors. (U.S. Air Force, Senior Airman Dennis Hoffman)

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Clarksville’s Charlie Koon takes part in U.S. Army War College’s National Security Seminar

 

U.S. Army War CollegeCarlisle Barracks, PA –  On June 3rd through June 6th, 2019, Charlie Koon of Clarksville, Tennessee participated in the U.S. Army War College 65th annual National Security Seminar (NSS) in Carlisle, PA. 
 
Koon was one of 160 business, government, academic and community leaders selected from across the country to take part in the week long academic seminar alongside the students of the Army War College. During the special academic event, Koon represented fellow American citizens in discussions with the next generation of senior leaders of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Charlie Koon of Clarksville, Tennessee (1st row, 4nd from left) joined the U.S. Army War College student body for the National Security Seminar (NSS), June 3rd-6th, 2019. Selected representatives from across the United States were invited to join the graduate-level seminar and exchange thoughts about national security topics in the capstone phase of the USAWC graduate program.

Charlie Koon of Clarksville, Tennessee (1st row, 4nd from left) joined the U.S. Army War College student body for the National Security Seminar (NSS), June 3rd-6th, 2019. Selected representatives from across the United States were invited to join the graduate-level seminar and exchange thoughts about national security topics in the capstone phase of the USAWC graduate program.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County to host Memorial Day Ceremony, May 27th

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationMontgomery County, TN – On Monday, May 27th, 2019, the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization will hold its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the William O. Beach Civic Hall located at 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 201, Clarksville, Tennessee.

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Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green, State Representative Jason Hodges to deliver APSU Commencement Addresses this May

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This May, three prominent Tennessee public servants will visit Austin Peay State University (APSU) to serve as commencement speakers for the University’s three commencement ceremonies.

Former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges will be on campus May 3th and 4th, 2019 as Austin Peay State University, the state’s fastest-growing public University, expands its graduation celebration to two days.

(L to R) Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges to speak at APSU Commencement Ceremonies.

(L to R) Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges to speak at APSU Commencement Ceremonies.

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Wreaths Across America Volunteers hang 101 wreaths at Fort Campbell’s main gate

 

Written by Mari-Alice Jasper
Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Soldiers, veterans, community members and Fort Campbell leadership gathered Saturday, December 15th, 2018, at 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Headquarters to honor the fallen during a Wreaths Across America ceremony.

Fort Campbell hosted the event that was part of the Clarksville Sunrise Rotary club’s participation in the worldwide wreath-laying effort. This year, more than 2 million volunteers visited about 1,400 locations around the globe to place wreaths.

Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

Kim Fields, Wreaths Across America volunteer, holds her 3-year-old grandson, Austin, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, as he straightens the velvet red bow on a wreath honoring fallen service members during a Wreaths Across America ceremony on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. More than 50 volunteers worked together to hang 101 wreaths along the fence inside T.C. Freeman Gate, Fort Campbell’s main gate, to honor fallen service members. (Mari-Alice Jasper, Fort Campbell Courier)

Kim Fields, Wreaths Across America volunteer, holds her 3-year-old grandson, Austin, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, as he straightens the velvet red bow on a wreath honoring fallen service members during a Wreaths Across America ceremony on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. More than 50 volunteers worked together to hang 101 wreaths along the fence inside T.C. Freeman Gate, Fort Campbell’s main gate, to honor fallen service members. (Mari-Alice Jasper, Fort Campbell Courier)

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Tennessee Titans play Jacksonville Jaguars at Nissan Stadium on Thursday Night Football

 

Tennessee Titans (6-6) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (4-8)

Thursday, December 6th, 2018 | 7:20pm CST
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX, NFLN & Prime Video

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (6-6) host the Jacksonville Jaguars (4-8) this week on Thursday Night Football. Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,134) is scheduled for December 6th, 2018 at 7:20pm CST.

This is the second of two annual meetings between the AFC South rivals. They met in Week 3 in Jacksonville, a game the Titans won by a final score of 9-6.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Corey Davis (84) runs for the game-winning touchdown after a catch during the second half against the New York Jets at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Corey Davis (84) runs for the game-winning touchdown after a catch during the second half against the New York Jets at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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