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Nashville Sounds beat Iowa Cubs 6-1 for Series Sweep

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds completed their first sweep of the season with a 6-1 victory over the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Thursday evening at Greer Stadium in the finale of a four-game series.

Nashville (67-73) extended its longest winning streak of the year to five games. The Sounds — who never trailed during the entire four-game set — won 10 of their 16 games against Iowa this season, the club’s third straight double-digit win total against the I-Cubs.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball to face tough challenges this weekend at the Missouri State Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsSpringfield, MO – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team continues its season-opening 15-match road trip, Friday-Saturday, at the University Plaza Invitational hosted by Missouri State.

The Lady Govs will open with a 10:00am, Friday contest against No. 11-ranked Dayton (3-0) which downed 2011 national runner-up Illinois to start the season. A 5:00pm matchup with UALR (2-1) will offer a rematch of last week’s contest in Memphis which UALR won in five sets. Saturday’s action begins with a 10:00am outing against Oral Roberts (2-1) before a 6:00pm affair against host Missouri State (0-3).

Austin Peay Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Gossett Family Endows New Scholarship at Austin Peay State University

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – One morning in the early 1930s, during the height of the Great Depression, a young man named Charles Bruno showed up at the Ford Motor Compnay looking for a job. A line of applicants stretched down the block, so Bruno and his brother crawled under a fence to get closer to the front door.

The company was looking for experienced welders. Bruno, the son of Italian immigrants, only had a seventh-grade education at the time, and he hardly knew what a welding rod looked like. But he had a new wife and a family to support, and his determination impressed the man in charge of hiring. He gave Bruno a job. «Read the rest of this article»

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St. Bethlehem United Methodist Church to introduce new modern service, planning 1st community block party

 

St. Bethlehem United Methodist ChurchClarksville, TN – For the Reverend Richard Wesley, the demographic information about the community of people who live within a five-mile radius of St. Bethlehem United Methodist Church on Russellville Road is fascinating.

However, the information is serving as St. Bethlehem UMC’s guide in planning a new modern service that will begin at 11:00am, Sunday, September 23rd.

Country singer Blaine Larsen to sing at St. Bethlehem United Methodist Church's community Block Party Saturday, September 22nd.

Country singer Blaine Larsen to sing at St. Bethlehem United Methodist Church’s community Block Party Saturday, September 22nd.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer to wrap up homestand with Two Weekend Matches

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team welcomes a pair of weekend non-conference opponents to Morgan Brothers Soccer Field this weekend. The Lady Govs host Gonzaga, 7:00pm, Friday, before concluding a recent four-match homestand at 2:00pm, Sunday, against Chattanooga.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer.

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer.

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NFL suspends Tennessee Titans receiver Kenny Britt for One Game

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The NFL has suspended Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt for one game for a DUI arrest this summer.

On July 20th, around 3:30am, Britt was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence when he attempted to get on Fort Campbell through Gate 4.

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Clarksville Police Department requests the Publics Assistance in Identifying Shoplifters

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are asking for the public’s assistance identifying two shoplifters.

On August 23rd, 2012, around 1:30pm, two women entered a store off of Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, took four laptops worth $2900, and exited from the store without paying. They were only in the store for about one minute.

Suspects entering the store and then leaving with the laptops.

Suspects entering the store and then leaving with the laptops.

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Clarksville Police report Man Shot Inside of Riverview Drive Residence

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On August 30th, 2012, around 8:49am, Clarksville Police were called to 111 ½ Riverview Drive in reference to a man shot inside of the residence.

When officers arrived, they found a 24 year old man on the floor who had been shot in the neck, conscious and breathing. The man was taken to Vanderbilt by Lifeflight in stable condition.

Clarksville Police investigaing the shooting at a residence on Riverview Drive. (Photo by CPD Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police investigaing the shooting at a residence on Riverview Drive. (Photo by CPD Jim Knoll)

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APSU Acuff Chair of Excellence holder for 2012-13 to be Noted Writer David Huddle

 

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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, the award-winning writer David Huddle was contacted by Dr. Amy Wright, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of creative writing. Both writers hailed from rural Wythe County, VA, and after a bit of reminiscing about local haunts they both knew, Wright asked Huddle a question.

How would he, a two-time National Endowment of the Arts fellow and author of more than 17 books of poetry, fiction and essays, like to spend a few months this fall and next spring in Clarksville, working with APSU creative writing students? «Read the rest of this article»

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Tiny Town Animal Clinic offering free spay and neutering to all Cats at Montgomery County Animal Control

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – Tiny Town Animal Clinic is partnering with Montgomery County Animal Control and Adoption Services to offer free spay and neutering to all cats at Animal Control during the month of September.

Cats will be transported to Dr. Leslie Burchett’s office, located at 1815 Tiny Town Road, for the free surgery and then available for adoption at Animal Control for $37.00. «Read the rest of this article»

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