Tennessee man charged in his aunt’s shooting death
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man who lived with his aunt in Tennessee has been charged with criminal homicide in her shooting death.
News outlets report police took 21-year-old Bobby James...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man fatally shot on a Tennessee basketball court has been identified as a 101st Airborne Division soldier stationed at Fort Campbell.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Clarksville, Tennessee, are cracking down with the city's curfew in response to a rise in car thefts and burglaries by juveniles.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The father-son duo whose video of a gibberish-filled conversation went viral is now featured in a TV commercial.
Denny's posted the nearly two-minute ad on Twitter...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Army National Guard are offering a special tuition deferment program for Guard members.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who ran out of gas on an interstate was kidnapped by a truck driver who handcuffed her and threatened to rape her.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One father might not know what his 19-month-old son is saying, but he seems to know what he means.
The Leaf Chronicle reports a video showing Tennessee comedian DJ...
2 men fatally shot outside Tennessee restaurant
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police have identified two men fatally shot outside a Tennessee restaurant.
Clarksville Police Department said officers responded Wednesday night to a report of...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. has officially unveiled its first washing machine plant in the United States.
Company and local officials gathered Wednesday in Clarksville,...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman has pleaded guilty to her role in a scheme to steal money from credit union customers.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Nashville says in a release...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee police say DNA evidence led to the arrest of an Arizona man in a 22-year-old unsolved slaying.
Clarksville Police spokesman Jim Knoll said in a news...
Tennessee Titans to kick off caravan at Fort Campbell
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Members of the Tennessee Titans are set to visit Fort Campbell.
Fort Campbell says in a news release that Titans linebacker Rashaan Evans and wide receiver Adam...
Republican Powers wins Tennessee Senate special election
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Bill Powers has won a Tennessee Senate special election.
The Clarksville city councilman and auto dealer defeated Democrat Juanita Charles by about 9...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Kentucky woman recovering in the hospital from a car crash says her favorite singer, Taylor Swift, sent her flowers and a handwritten note.
Austin Peay looks to sweep EKU
Austin Peay (21-8, 13-3) vs. Eastern Kentucky (12-17, 5-11)
McBrayer Arena, Richmond, Kentucky; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Austin Peay goes for the season sweep over Eastern...
Tennessee officer fatally shoots man during foot pursuit
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee police officer has fatally shot an armed man during a foot pursuit.
A statement from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says...
Glotta carries Austin Peay over UT-Martin 92-78
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Zach Glotta scored a career-high 26 points as Austin Peay topped UT Martin 92-78 on Saturday.
Terry Taylor added 25 points for the Governors. Taylor also had 12...
Austin Peay looks to sweep UTM
UT Martin (10-16, 5-10) vs. Austin Peay (20-8, 12-3)
Winfield Dunn Center, Clarksville, Tennessee; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Austin Peay goes for the season sweep over UT...
McGhee lifts Austin Peay past SE Missouri 83-70
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jabari McGhee tallied 18 points and 19 rebounds to carry Austin Peay to an 83-70 win over Southeast Missouri on Thursday night.
Morant scores 32 to lead Murray St. over Austin Peay 73-71
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 32 points as Murray State narrowly beat Austin Peay 73-71 on Thursday night.
Austin Peay's Steve Harris scored on a buzzer-beating putback that would have sent the game to overtime, but had it waived off after official review.
Morant hit 11 of 13 free throws. He added seven assists and six rebounds.
Once homeless, couple finds hope, housing through nonprofit
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — They weren't exactly rich, but Tommi Jo French and Eddie Goering were living a good life in 2014, before everything fell apart.
He was a line leader at a company that built suspension systems for tractor trailers, bringing in about $1,000 a month. They had a new Toyota Camry and a mobile home they liked.
Taylor lifts Austin Peay over E. Illinois 94-86
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Terry Taylor had 25 points and 12 rebounds as Austin Peay beat Eastern Illinois 94-86 on Saturday. Zach Glotta added 22 points for the Governors.
Taylor shot 9 for 10 from the line.
Steve Harris had 17 points for Austin Peay (18-7, 10-2 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned its fourth straight victory. Jabari McGhee added 15 points.
Taylor dines on SIU-Edwardsville again to lead Austin Peay
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Terry Taylor scored 22 points with four 3-pointers and Austin Peay dispatched SIU-Edwardsville 80-45 on Thursday night.
The Governors (17-7, 9-2 Ohio Valley Conference) raced to a 33-5 lead as Taylor scored 18 of their points with nine coming from beyond the 3-point arc.
Austin Peay led 42-18 at the break on 18-of-36 shooting. Taylor had 20 by halftime. SIU-Edwardsville (8-15, 4-7) missed 19 of their first 25 shots and turned it over 11 times before intermission.
Windler scores 33, Belmont rallies to beat Austin Peay 96-92
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler scored 22 of his 33 points in the second half and grabbed 12 rebounds on Saturday as Belmont rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat Austin Peay 96-92.
Starting with a layup at the 11:41 mark, Windler scored 20 straight Belmont points — the final seven points opening a 14-0 run in which the Bruins (15-4, 6-2 Ohio Valley Conference) took an 83-79 lead and never trailed again.
Austin Peay off to best start in league play since 2010-11
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Porter-Bunton, Zach Glotta and Jarrett Givens each scored 15 points and all five Austin Peay starters scored in double figures for an 89-74 victory over Tennessee State on Thursday night.
Austin Peay (14-6, 6-1 Ohio Valley Conference) has won 10 of its last 12 games and is off to its best start in league play since the 2010-11 season.
Panel picks ex-state senator to return to Tennessee Senate
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A county commission has picked ex-state Sen. Rosalind Kurita of Clarksville to fill the Tennessee Senate opening left by new Republican Congressman Mark Green.
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2 of 7 bounty hunters charged with murder take deals
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two of seven bounty hunters charged with murder after descending on the wrong car and killing an unarmed man in Tennessee have taken deals in the case to avoid trial.
The charges stem from a chaotic scene in Clarksville in April 2017, when police said the bounty hunters shot at four people in a sedan outside a Walmart and chased them for 7 miles (11 kilometers). Killed was 24-year-old Jalen Johnson, a father of three from Clarksville.
Gumm with 20 points, Austin Peay beats Morehead State 81-67
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dayton Gumm came off the bench to score 20 points on four 3-pointers and grab 10 rebounds as Austin Peay beat Morehead State 81-67 on Saturday night.
Chris Porter-Bunton added 19 points for the Governors (10-5, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference). Jabari McGhee had 14 points and 13 rebounds, Steve Harris added 12 points and five rebounds and Terry Taylor 11 points with eight rebounds.
Givens, Taylor lead Austin Peay past Eastern Kentucky 93-75
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jarrett Givens connected on 7 of 8 shots from 3-point range and scored 25 points and Terry Taylor added 24 on 11-of-17 shooting to propel Austin Peay to a 93-75 victory over Eastern Kentucky in an Ohio Valley Conference opener on Thursday night.
Taylor, McGhee lead Austin Peay past Purdue Fort Wayne 95-68
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Terry Taylor and Jabari McGhee combined for 52 points, making 21 of 31 shots, and Austin Peay blew the doors off after halftime, wrapping up its nonconference season with a 95-68 win over Purdue Fort Wayne on Saturday.
Students born female tackle gender on football teams
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — "Ari, do you want to go cheerlead?" his teammate teased as the two walked across the sideline from the halftime huddle.
Ari Grimes lifted up his football helmet as if it were a pom pom, pretending to join the cheerleaders. "Cowboys in the house! Yell RMS!"
Football has historically been a male-dominated sport, but that hasn't dissuaded an increasing number of nontraditional players across the country from joining the huddles.
Austin Peay routs Calvary as 7 score in double figures
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dayton Gumm scored 18 points to lead seven players in double figures and Austin Peay routed Calvary 116-33 on Saturday.
The list of double-figure scorers for Austin Peay (5-4) also included Zach Glotta with 17 points, Steve Harris (15), Terry Taylor (15), Ivan Cucak (14), Jarrett Givens (14) and Richard Henderson (13). Chris Porter-Bunton grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds.
Police: Woman, baby fall in storm drain when grate gives way
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a woman and her baby fell 20 feet (6 meters) into a storm drain and were underground for more than 30 minutes.
Clarksville police tell news outlets the two were rescued Thursday night. Police spokesman Jim Knoll says the woman was walking through a parking lot carrying her baby when the storm grate she went across collapsed.
Police say a passerby heard the baby crying, but couldn't see them and called 911.
Oatsvall throw for 4 TDs in Austin Peay’s 48-23 victory
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Oatsvall threw four touchdown passes and Austin Peay ended its season with a 48-23 victory over Murray State on Saturday.
Oatsvall was 15 of 23 for 193 yards and no interceptions, throwing for two touchdowns apiece to DeAngelo Wilson and DJ Montgomery. Kentel Williams added 118 rushing yards and a score for the Governors (5-6, 3-5 Ohio Valley Conference), who rushed for 254 of their 447 total yards on offense.
Audit: Veterans’ homes didn’t report deaths, screen staff
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An audit of the four state-operated veterans' homes in Tennessee found failures to report deaths of residents and conduct background checks on employees, news outlets reported Thursday citing a state Comptroller's performance review over the State Veterans' Homes Board.
The audit the Comptroller completed in October found several violations. It examined the homes in Murfreesboro, Humboldt, Knoxville and Clarksville from 2015 through June 2018.
Estranged husband indicted in Fort Campbell soldier’s death
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The estranged husband of a Fort Campbell soldier was indicted Wednesday on charges of killing the woman in an off-duty shooting at the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.
U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman said in a statement that a grand jury indicted Victor Silvers of Clarksville, Tennessee, on seven counts in the fatal shooting of Brittney N. Silvers of Jacksonville, Florida.
McKinney in relief leads E. Kentucky over Austin Peay 17-13
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Parker McKinney led the go-ahead drive late in the fourth quarter and Eastern Kentucky held on to beat Austin Peay 17-13 on Saturday night.
McKinney entered the game in the fourth quarter in relief of Alphonso Howard and finished 7 of 8 for 89 yards, a touchdown and no interceptions. His 20-yard touchdown pass to Dan Paul capped a six-play, 71-yard drive that gave the Colonels a four-point lead with 4:29 left.
Cotton, Tillis visiting Tennessee for Blackburn Senate bid
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Thom Tillis of North Carolina are visiting Tennessee to boost GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn's Senate bid.
Blackburn's campaign says Cotton will attend her veterans breakfast Thursday at The Looking Glass in Clarksville.
Tillis and his brother, GOP Tennessee Rep. Rick Tillis, will join Blackburn's rally Thursday evening at Henry Horton State Park's conference lodge in Chapel Hill.
Oatsvall’s 5 TD passes help Austin Peay beat Tennessee Tech
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Oatsvall was 15-of-19 passing for 279 yards and a program-record tying five touchdowns to help Austin Peay beat Tennessee Tech 41-10 on Saturday night.
DJ Montgomery had four receptions for 111 yards and three touchdowns, including a 55-yarder that opened the scoring, and Baniko Harley caught three passes for 86 yards and two scores for Austin Peay (4-4, 2-3 Ohio Valley Conference).
4 injured in dog attack in Tennessee
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say four people in Tennessee have been injured in a dog attack.
Clarksville Police Department spokesman Jim Knoll told The Leaf-Chronicle that officers were called to the scene Monday and found four adult victims outside a mobile home "with dog bites of varying severity."
Teens indicted for their roles in death of Tennessee man, 71
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three teenagers have been indicted in the slaying of a 71-year-old Tennessee man.
The Leaf-Chronicle reported Wednesday that two 15-year-olds and one 14-year-old were each charged in a five-count indictment with first-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery in Teddy Cook's death.
Oatsvall accounts for 3 TDs in Austin Peay 49-34 win
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Oatsvall threw a touchdown pass and ran for two scores, Kentel Williams rushed for two touchdowns and Austin Peay capitalized on two turnovers to beat Tennessee State 49-34 on Saturday night before a record-setting crowd of 12,201.
The teams traded touchdowns until Oatsvall's 1-yard TD run put the Governors (3-3, 1-2 Ohio Valley Conference) up 28-21 at halftime and they held the lead for good.
Murder suspect captured after dayslong manhunt in Tennessee
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A multiple-murder suspect who led Tennessee law enforcement on an intense 7-day manhunt was captured without a struggle Friday morning in a wooded area about two hours northwest of Nashville.
Man found fatally shot during manhunt for Tennessee suspect
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff says authorities believe a man wanted in a deadly attack last month has fatally shot a man and stolen his truck.