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Nashville Sounds blanked by New Orleans Zephyrs 12-0

 

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds held the New Orleans Zephyrs scoreless through five innings, but were unable to contain the visitor’s hot bats, who scored runs in each of the last four frames en route to shutting out the Sounds, 12-0.

The lone bright spot on the night for the Sounds was starting pitcher Hiram Burgos, who picked up where he left off in 2012 by extending his Triple-A scoreless streak to 17 innings across his last three starts, dating back to August 29th. The right-handed pitcher limited the Zephyrs to two hits through five innings of work, fanning six and walking three.

Nashville Sounds (Photo by Michael Strasinger - SportsNashville.net)

Nashville Sounds (Photo by Michael Strasinger – SportsNashville.net)

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Clarksville Police want to make the public aware of recent Vehicle Burglaries

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department wants to make the public aware, that there have been around 20 vehicles entered in the area of Cherry Point Court and Ellington Gate.

The burglar is targeting unlocked vehicles. In some cases, the vehicles are simply being rummaged through with nothing being taken.

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APSU Baseball beats Tennessee Tech 7-3 making coach Gary McClure the OVC all-time wins leader

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Baseball

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University baseball coach Gary McClure became the Ohio Valley Conference all-time wins leader — in his first attempt — Friday night at Raymond C. Hand Park, but more importantly the Govs continued their winning ways in conference play defeating Tennessee Tech, 7-3.

The win was the 777th for McClure — in his 26th season — as he breaks the tie with former longtime coach of Murray State, Johnny Reagan, who led the Racers from 1958 to 1993.

Austin Peay Baseball.

Austin Peay Baseball.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam introduces Fisical Year 2013-2014 Budget Amendment

 

Legislation includes new health related investments

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today unveiled additions to the Fisical Year 2013-2014 budget to be considered by the Tennessee General Assembly in the coming weeks.

The governor presented his original budget for FY 2013-14 on January 28th, and the supplemental appropriations amendment to SB 502/HB 507 includes additional funding. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Tennis hosts Tennessee State, Belmont in OVC action this weekend

 

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team hosts a pair of OVC foes with significant conference standings implications at the Austin Peay Tennis Courts, this weekend.

The Lady Govs bring in Tennessee State (1:00pm, Saturday) and Belmont (10:00am, Sunday).

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Softball plays Morehead State, Eastern Kentucky at home this weekend

 

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – After not playing at home since March 17th, Austin Peay State University’s softball team will return to Cheryl Holt Field this weekend for a pair of Ohio Valley Conference doubleheaders.

Austin Peay Softball.

Austin Peay Softball.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal says Smoking-related fires are preventable

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – According to the Tennessee Fire Incident Reporting System (TFIRS), 14 percent of the state’s fire deaths last year resulted from fires caused by smoking, which made smoking the leading cause of the state’s fire fatalities in 2012.

“Putting out a cigarette or other smoking material the right way only takes seconds,” State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak says. “Those seconds can mean the difference between a fire-safe home and a home devastated by a tragic fire.”

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House Fire

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APSU Governors Tennis host crucial OVC matches against Tennessee State, Belmont this weekend

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN - Coming into the home stretch of the 2013 spring season, Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team looks to continue its march to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament with weekend matches against Tennessee State (1:00pm, Saturday) and Belmont (2:00pm, Sunday).

Sean Bailey-APSU Tennis-(photo courtesy APSU Athletics)

Sean Bailey-APSU Tennis-(photo courtesy APSU Athletics)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team Quick Reaction Force ready to give Force Protection on a moments notice

 

Written by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Lisa Maginot
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan – Company B, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Quick Reaction Force (QRF) train for any potential emergency situation in which their team could be called to assist, protect and defend Coalition Forces on and around Jalalabad Airfield.

U.S. Army Spc. Peter Brousseau, a member of the Forward Operating Base Fenty Quick Reaction Force and the 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, attaches an anchor weight in order to prevent a water supply tank from rolling over. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Lisa Maginot, 426th BSB Unit Public Affairs Representative)

U.S. Army Spc. Peter Brousseau, a member of the Forward Operating Base Fenty Quick Reaction Force and the 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, attaches an anchor weight in order to prevent a water supply tank from rolling over. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Lisa Maginot, 426th BSB Unit Public Affairs Representative)

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Soccer adds two from Canada

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Soccer

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A pair of Canadian imports are joining Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team for the 2013 season. Gina Fabbro, a mid-year transfer, and Courtney Sheppard have committed to the Lady Govs for next year.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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