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Sounds Blow Late Lead, Lose 5-3 In Round Rock

 

Nashville SoundsRound Rock, TX – The Round Rock Express scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to top the Nashville Sounds, 5-3, on Friday night at The Dell Diamond in the second game of a four-game set.

Sounds starting pitcher Sam Narron pitched seven scoreless frames before getting into trouble in the eighth inning, as Round Rock batted around and scored all five runs.

Esteban German reached on a fielding error to begin the rally and moved to second on a Joey Butler single. Matt Kata then cleared the bases with a double down the left field line to bring the Express within one run at 3-2. Narron got Kevin Cash to pop out and was removed from the contest for reliever Sean Green, who issued a walk to Julio Borbon. Round Rock went ahead at 5-3 as Omar Quintanilla tripled home Kata and Borbon, followed by a Mike Napoli RBI double.

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McMillan Elected to Mayors’ Conference Leadership

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has been elected to the U.S. Conference of Mayors top leadership team during the organization’s 79th Annual Meeting in Baltimore.  She joins 29 other mayors from cities across the country on the Advisory Board.  She and Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield are the only mayors from Tennessee to serve in leadership positions in the Conference.  «Read the rest of this article»

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Liberty Park Boaters Urged to Exercise Caution

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – As the Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department extends the hours of the new Liberty Park boating access this Fourth of July Weekend, patrons are urged to be cautious entering and exiting the park because of ongoing construction.

Please be aware of the continuing work at various parts of the park and yield to construction equipment traffic.

Liberty Park boat ramp.

Liberty Park boat ramp.

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APSU noted in latest issue of Food Network Magazine

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – If you received the newest issue of Food Network Magazine, you might have noticed Austin Peay State University’s logo in the back of the magazine, asking readers to match the celebrity chef to the school he or she attended.

For APSU, the chef is Patrick Neely, one-half of Food Network’s “Down Home with the Neelys” series. Neely, who shares the show’s spotlight with his high school sweetheart and wife Gina, attended APSU in 1984 during the winter and spring terms.

For its September-October edition, the magazine plans to have a story about tailgating foods, with each chef’s school noted, according to the preview.

APSU is mentioned in the newest Food Network Magazine.

APSU is mentioned in the newest Food Network Magazine.

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Kidnapping Investigation

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is investigating a kidnapping that happened on 6-28-11 at 10:50 pm, at College Street and 9th Street. The victim, a female in her 20s was in the left lane of College Street heading toward town and stopped at 9th street for the red-light.

The victim was driving a gray 2 door Kia Forte with the windows rolled down and the doors locked. The suspect entered the car through the window with what appeared to be a black gun at the time. After a certain period of time, the victim believed it was a flashlight. «Read the rest of this article»

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Cumberland City’s “Lighting Up the Cumberland”

 

Lighting Up The Cumberland!

Cumberland City, TN – For some good small town fun, come out to Cumberland City’s Fourth of July Celebration. “Lighting up the Cumberland” is Saturday, July 2nd. The festivities start at 10:00am with the opening ceremonies, a mini-parade, and then the Lighting up the Cumberland parade.

Through out the day, there will be arts and crafts, a Civil War reenactment camp and food vendors. There is even a tractor and antique engine show. Around noon, the Motorcycle and Car Show judging will begin. Live music starts at noon and continues until 9:00pm.

"Lighting up the Cumberland" fireworks show lights up the sky over the Cumberland River during last year's Independence Day Celebration.

"Lighting up the Cumberland" fireworks show lights up the sky over the Cumberland River during last year's Independence Day Celebration.

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Combined operation kills 100 insurgents in eastern Afghanistan

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Kim Browne
Regional Command-East Public Affairs

RC-EastKunar Province, Afghanistan – Coalition forces killed approximately 100 insurgents and wounded more than 40 while conducting combat operations in the Watahpur Valley, June 25th-30th, along the Afghan/Pakistan border.

Operation Hammer Down II disrupted insurgents operating and training throughout the Pech Valley area and also continued the expansion of Afghan National Security Forces capabilities through partnered operations. Throughout the mission, coalition forces sustained four killed in action and 18 wounded in action. «Read the rest of this article»

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Bank Robber Identified by missing False Teeth

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN - A man was taken in custody a little after midnight on July 1st, 2011, for the robbery of the Heritage Bank at 3845 Trenton Road. Good old fashion Police work and assistance from the media were instrumental in developing a suspect in the bank robbery in less than 24 hours after the crime was committed.

Shortly after the media aired or published the pictures and video from the bank robbery, tips flowed into the Police Department. One of the tipsters identified the suspect, Kenneth Evan Powers facially, but also recognized that Powers did not have his false teeth in at the time of the robbery.

Kenneth Evan Powers

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TBI charges Trio for Murder and Mutilation of Centerville Man

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation last night charged three individuals for their role in the beating death of a Centerville, Tennessee man, and the dismembering of his body after law enforcement discovered his remains earlier this week in a deep ravine off Columbia Avenue in Centerville.

(L to R) Jessica Dotson, Brent Frazier, and Devin Simpson.

(L to R) Jessica Dotson, Brent Frazier, and Devin Simpson.

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Former Lady Govs basketball great Armistead returning to program as Assistant Coach

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – The greatest player in Austin Peay State University women’s basketball history is returning to her alma mater as an assistant coach.

Brooke Armistead, the Lady Govs’ all-time scoring leader who later had her jersey number retired, has been hired as an assistant women’s basketball coach by APSU head coach Carrie Daniels.

Brooke Armistead

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