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Nashville Sounds lose 4-1 at Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds were on the short end of a 4-1 defeat at the hands of the Iowa Cubs on Monday evening at Principal Park in the opener of a four-game series.

The loss was Nashville’s third in a row after opening the season with consecutive wins.

Eugenio Velez (2-for-4) continued his strong start to the season for the Sounds, swatting a one-out solo homer off I-Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada in the second inning to spot the visitors a 1-0 lead. Velez has hit safely in each of his four contests (7-for-13, .538) after concluding the 2013 campaign with a 22-game hitting streak.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Nashville Sounds)

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from April 4th-5th, 2014

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols April 4th and 5th, 2014 partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 133 vehicles stopped and 113 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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APSU Governors Golf in sixth place at Old Waverly Collegiate Championship

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUWest Point, MS – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team is more than holding its own after Day 1 of the rain-delayed 2014 Old Waverly Collegiate Championship, being held at the Old Waverly Golf Club.

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

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Enjoy an Easter Sunrise Trail Ride with the Fort Campbell Riding Stables

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Join Fort Campbell Riding Stables for an Easter Sunrise Trail Ride on April 20th from 6:00am to 9:00am. You’ll start off with an hour trail ride to Lake Taal where there will be an Easter sermon followed by a light breakfast, then an hour ride back to the stables.

The cost is $40.00 per person. Riders must be at least 8 years of age and children must be accompanied by an adult. The weight limit for the trail ride is 250 pounds and the ride is limited to 10 participants. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Baseball faces Western Kentucky, Memphis in midweek games

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s busy 22-day stretch before the Easter holiday continues with a pair of midweek contests. The Govs will host Western Kentucky in a 6:00pm, Tuesday contest before traveling to meet Memphis in a 6:30pm, Wednesday affair at USA Stadium in Millington.

APSU Governors Baseball.

APSU Governors Baseball.

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Clarksville Police release name of Pedestrian Struck on Tiny Town Road

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On April 4th, 2014 at 9:53pm, Clarksville Police Officer Larry Harris responded to a crash at Tiny Town Road and Twelve Oaks Boulevard that involved a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.

The Pedestrian is identified as Dashawna Saunders. She is an 18 year old Clarksville Resident.

Witnesses stated Dashawna Saunders walked into traffic from the south side of Tiny Town Road towards the north side of the roadway. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s 744th Ordnance Company Lends a Helping Hand to Friends of Dunbar Cave

 

Dunbar Cave State ParkClarksville, TN – In March, the 744th Ordnance Company (EOD) part of the 52 Ordnance Group (EOD) from Fort Campbell, along with members of the Tennessee Trails Association, volunteered over 50 man hours and removed 400 lbs. of cinder blocks, 300 lbs. of tires, 200 lbs. of metal and over 50 lbs. of trash.  Platoon leader, Lt. Chris Weber stated, “We worked our butts off.”  He added “Everyone had a great time and really enjoyed ourselves.”

Friends Group President, Lionel Senseney is grateful for the community’s effort to help the Friends Group and expand our park.  “What an effort!” Lionel said, “Many thanks to everyone that is helping.”

A soldier from the 744th Ordnance Company lends a hand cleaning up the "Rather property"

A soldier from the 744th Ordnance Company lends a hand cleaning up the “Rather property”

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APSU professor Sharon Mabry to speak at Woodward Library Society event April 21st

 

Woodward Library Society Clarksville, TN -  Dr. Sharon Mabry may be a nationally renowned singer and performer, but the Austin Peay State University professor of music is also a gifted storyteller. Have you heard her tell the one about her concert in Boston, when the hotel gave away her reservation?

“Finally the (concierge) says, ‘well OK, I found a place for you to go,’” Mabry said. “We followed him through this beautiful lobby, we followed him out the back door, down an alley way into this strange place, knocked on a door that looked like a speakeasy. There was this long hallway with bare bulbs everywhere. It ended up, we stayed in these little cubicles for the night. These cells. There was no television. There was just a bed. It was clean but that’s about all you can say.”

Dr. Sharon Mabry to read from new book “The Performing Life: A Singer’s Guide to Survival.” at Woodward Library Society Social April 21st.

Dr. Sharon Mabry to read from new book “The Performing Life: A Singer’s Guide to Survival.” at Woodward Library Society Social April 21st.

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Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee Donate More Than 27,000 Packages of Cookies to Fort Campbell Soldiers

 

Girl ScoutsNashville, TN – Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee in partnership with Hugs for Our Soldiers delivered more than 27,000 packages of Girl Scout Cookies to soldiers at Fort Campbell on March 28th.

“We are excited to show our appreciation to our local service men and women through this cookie donation,” said Cathy Ratliff, Director of Product Programs at Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee. “About half of the cookies donated will be shipped to local soldiers deployed overseas and the rest will be distributed on base.”

The Girl Scouts donate 27,000 cookies to Hugs for Our  Soldiers

The Girl Scouts donate 27,000 cookies to Hugs for Our Soldiers

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Grégoire Maret Quartet closes out Austin Peay State University’s 53rd Annual Midsouth Jazz Festival

 

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationAPSU LogoClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Community Concert Association in conjunction with Austin Peay State University brought the Grégoire Maret Quartet to the Midsouth Jazz Festival on Saturday evening. The Midsouth jazz Festival closes out Clarksville Community Concert Association’s Community Concert Series each year.

The Grégoire Maret performance at the Midsouth Jazz Festival like all great jazz, seemed to be either a love it or hate it experience; with a sampling of audience members going each way. But as they say it takes different strokes for different folks.

The Grégoire Maret Quartet performing at Austin Peay State University

The Grégoire Maret Quartet performing at Austin Peay State University

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