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Clarksville High Lady Wildcats hold off Northeast Lady Eagles to Win District 10-AAA Tournament 8-6

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – For the third time in three days, the Clarksville High Lady Wildcats and the Northeast Lady Eagles faced off. But this time, after the last echo of a softball coming off an aluminum bat faded and the red dust kicked up from slides settled, a District 10-AAA Tournament Champion was crowned.

The Lady Wildcats held off a late rally by the Lady Eagles to win the final District 10-AAA Tournament Championship game, 8-6.

McKenzie Rose hit a three-run homer in her first at bat to give the Lady Wildcats a 4-1 lead at the bottom of the first inning. Going into the sixth, the Lady Wildcats had expanded their lead to 6-2.

Clarksville High Softball beats Northeast 8-6.

Clarksville High Softball beats Northeast 8-6.

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Joe Pitts Appointed to Three Branches Institute by Tennessee Department of Children’s Services

 

Executive, Legislative & Judicial Branches to collaborate on state policy

Tennessee Department of Childrens ServicesNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Children’s Services Commissioner Jim Henry has asked State Representative Joe Pitts to be one of three legislators to serve on the Middle Tennessee Regional Three Branches Institute.

The Institute is a new initiative the Department of Children’s Services is launching throughout the state of Tennessee. Through a partnership with the Casey Family Programs and First Lady Crissy Haslam’s office, the initiative will provide Rep Pitts an opportunity to offer input into solutions to constituent concerns and develop meaningful solutions.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Tennessee Titans pick Michigan Offensive Tackle Taylor Lewan in the 11th Round of the 2014 NFL Draft

 

Tennessee TitansTaylor LewanNashville, TN – With the 11th selection of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans take Michigan Offensive Tackle Taylor Lewan.

At Michigan, Lewan played in 50 games at left tackle, starting 48 times and played in 41 consecutive games.

Taylor Lewan taken in the 11th round by the Tennessee Titans.

Taylor Lewan taken in the 11th round by the Tennessee Titans.

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APSU Governors Baseball changes weekend schedule with UT Martin Skyhawks

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – With rain looming again this weekend, Austin Peay State University’s baseball team has modified the schedule for its upcoming Ohio Valley Conference series against UT Martin.

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

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

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Edgehill Drive Closed

 

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water construction crews have closed Edgehill Drive in addition to Irving Lane for the water valve replacement work taking place on Cumberland Drive.

The road will be closed throughout the duration of the work that is anticipated to be finished by approximately 11:00pm.

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Clarksville Police Department requests Public Assistance with information on Christian Academy Burglary

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On May 7th, 2014 at 7:39am, Clarksville Police Officer A. Koziol (3466) responded to a Burglary to a Building at 505 Hwy 76.

Sometime on April 6th and/or April 7th, 2014 between 6:00pm and 7:00am unknown suspects entered the Clarksville Christian Academy Gymnasium that is currently under construction. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Golf gets NCAA Public Recognition

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – For the second consecutive season, Austin Peay State University women’s golf team has earned a Public Recognition Award from the NCAA based on their most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR).

2013-14 APSU Lady Govs Golf – (Left to Right Front Row) Morgan Gardner, Jessica Cathey, Rachel Deaton, Meghan Mueller; (Left to Right Back Row) Head coach Sara Robson, Kelsey Schutt, Amber Bosworth, Tala Mumford, Morgan Kauffman and Amy McCollum.

2013-14 APSU Lady Govs Golf – (Left to Right Front Row) Morgan Gardner, Jessica Cathey, Rachel Deaton, Meghan Mueller; (Left to Right Back Row) Head coach Sara Robson, Kelsey Schutt, Amber Bosworth, Tala Mumford, Morgan Kauffman and Amy McCollum.

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Robert Penn Warren Circle annual meeting plays host to National and International Speakers

 

Clarksville, TN – Robert Penn Warren, author of over 60 books of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, is the only person to win three Pulitzer Prizes. His first in 1947 was for the novel, All the King’s Men, based on the life of Huey Long, governor of Louisiana, and according to Warren, also on the life of Julius Caesar. His next two Prizes were for books of poetry. He remains the only person to win Pulitzer Prizes in both the field on fiction and of poetry. He went to Clarksville High School for his senior year and was graduated in 1921. The next year he went to Vanderbilt University and later was made an honorary citizen of the State of Tennessee.

The Annual Meeting of the Robert Penn Warren Circle featured “Robert Penn Warren and History” as its theme this year. Hosted by Austin Peay State University and the Robert Penn Warren Birthplace, meetings featured speakers from England and a dozen states throughout the United States.

Bedford Clark, general editor of Robert Penn Warren letters, shown in the Robert Penn Warren Birthplace

Bedford Clark, general editor of Robert Penn Warren letters, shown in the Robert Penn Warren Birthplace

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball’s Taylor Mott picks Brian Netzler as assistant Coach

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University volleyball head coach Taylor Mott has hired former Mississippi volunteer assistant Brian Netzler as assistant coach. Netzler replaces two-year assistant coach Ariel Apolinario, who recently resigned to accept a similar position at Ohio.

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Dunbar Cave State Natural Area to hold first annual Junior Ranger Day Camp

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – It is our pleasure to announce Dunbar Cave State Natural Area’s first annual Junior Ranger Day Camp. This camp is designed for children ages 8 and 9 years old. Programs will help children build a better relationship with the great outdoors and have fun, while learning.

Camp will be held from 9:00am to 12:00pm, Wednesday – Friday, June 18th-20th. Participants must attend all three days to earn a Tennessee State Parks Jr. Ranger certificate and badge.

Dunbar Cave State Park - Swan Lake

Dunbar Cave State Park – Swan Lake

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