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Sounds’ Road Win Streak Ends With 6-3 Loss In Oklahoma City

 

Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – The Oklahoma City RedHawks hung a 6-3 defeat on the Nashville Sounds on Wednesday evening at RedHawks Field.

The loss brought a close to the Sounds’ seven-game road winning streak, which was the club’s best effort away from Greer Stadium this season.

Nashville didn’t score a run in the contest until there were two outs in the top of the ninth inning, when the Sounds plated three runs against the RedHawks bullpen before the rally ultimately fell short.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Reverse Graffiti being used for art, “Clean Advertising”

 

EuromaxxIn their June 17th episode the European program, Euromaxx, highlighted a new form of art/advertising that is becoming popular with graffiti artists and businesses alike – Reverse Graffiti.  It has also been called clean tagging, grime writing, clean advertising and green graffiti.

Instead of using spray paint, artists using a high pressure washer and templates.  Artist wash away pollution, dirt and grime – leaving a company logo or art piece.  The method is marketed as environmentally friendly because it uses only water and the process cleans the targeted surface.  Some artists have utilized dusty car or dirty storefront windows.

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Community to celebrate 50th Birthday of President Barack Obama

 

Clarksville, TN – On August 3rd, 2011 at G’s Pancake House Restaurant 803 Riverside Drive Clarksville, TN beginning at 6:00pm until 9:00pm.  The community will gather to celebrate the 50th Birthday of the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama.

Organizing for America (OFA) the organization, website, social network and voter empowerment machine used by Obama during the 2008 election is once again organizing thousands of grass roots organizations across the nation on this day in hosting house parties in honor of President Obama’s Birthday!

Happy Birthday Mr. President

Happy Birthday Mr. President

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Clarksville Police release video of Attempted Kidnapping Suspect’s vehicle

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department released a video this afternoon of the kidnapping suspect’s White Ford Ranger Extended Cab in the Walmart parking lot.

The vehicle involved in the attempted kidnapping is believed to be a 2000-2004 Extended Cab Ford Ranger.

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Frankie De La Cruz Named PCL Pitcher Of The Week

 

Right-hander Enjoyed Two Solid Starts Against Division-Rival Cubs

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds right-hander Frankie De La Cruz has been named the Pacific Coast League’s Pitcher of the Week for the July 18th-24th period.

In a pair of starts against division-rival Iowa, De La Cruz went 1-0 with a 1.38 ERA (2er/13.0ip) with 15 strikeouts in his 13.0 innings of work. He held opposing batters to a .217 average (10-for-46).

The highlight of his week was a dominant victory on Saturday at Greer Stadium against the I-Cubs that was the best pitching performance by a Sounds hurler all season.

Frankie De La Cruz. (Mike Strasinger, Nashville Sounds)

Frankie De La Cruz. (Mike Strasinger, Nashville Sounds)

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Titans sign former Seahawks Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Titans were in need a veteran quarterback and they got one in former Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck. After Kerry Collins retired, the Titans were in need of someone who could come in for a few years and help mentor Jake Locker, the #8 overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft. It is reported that the deal is worth $21 million over a three year period.

Matt Hasselbeck (NFL.com)

Matt Hasselbeck (NFL.com)

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Clarksville Police release photos of the truck used in Attempted Kidnapping

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are still looking for the individual who attempted a kidnapping at the Walmart located at 2315 Madison Street. Police, today, released photos of the 2000 – 2004 Extended Cab Ford Ranger used in that attempt. 

The Clarksville Police Department is taking this very seriously. Anyone with information on the attempted kidnapping should call the TIPSLINE, 931.645.8477.

Photo of the 2000 – 2004 Extended Cab Ford Ranger used in an attempt to abduct a female from the parking lot of Walmart.

Photo of the 2000 – 2004 Extended Cab Ford Ranger used in an attempt to abduct a female from the parking lot of Walmart.

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Britton Springs Water Outage

 

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Water service on Britton Springs Road will be off from Garrettsburg Road to Coburn Road until approximately 5:30pm. this afternoon.  The northbound lane of Britton Springs is also closed to traffic from Garrettsburg Road to Long Beech Drive while Gas and Water construction crews repair a water main leak.

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Lady Govs volleyball adds Sarich to staff

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head volleyball coach Bill Egbert has begun piecing together his coaching staff for the upcoming season, naming Lora Sarich as an assistant coach.

Sarich comes to Austin Peay after spending the past season as a volunteer assistant coach at Mississippi. It was her second stint with a team in the Southeastern Conference following two seasons as Director of Operations at Georgia.

Lady Govs Volleyball

Lady Govs Volleyball

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2nd United Men’s Fellowship Breakfast

 

Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, July 30th at 8:00am, several local churches will host the 2nd United Men’s Fellowship Breakfast in the First Missionary Baptist Church fellowship hall. The theme for the breakfast is the church community coming together despite denominational differences to evangelize.

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