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TWRA reports No Boating Related Fatalities over Memorial Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is reporting that there were no boating-related fatalities over the 2014 Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Across the state, the TWRA Boating and Law Enforcement Division reports there were seven boating incidents, six which were property dame and one with injury. TWRA boating officers made 12 boating under the influence (BUI) arrests and five other arrests.

Waving friends sitting in motorboats enjoying the summer time.

Waving friends sitting in motorboats enjoying the summer time.

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Nashville Sounds beat Las Vegas 51s 6-1 for sixth straight win

 

Nashville Sounds’ Pitching Staff Lowers ERA To 1.98 Over Last Nine Games

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Sounds pounded out 14 hits and scored four times in the seventh inning against the Las Vegas 51s on Saturday night at First Tennessee Park to win their sixth straight game by a score of 6-1.

The win bumped Nashville’s record to 22-27 overall and 15-5 when the team plates five or more runs. The season-best win streak moved to six with the victory and the Sounds are now 7-3 in their last 10 games.

The early portions of the game were again highlighted by good pitching and limited offense.

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Clarksville Gas and Water announces Sewer Line Rehab Work Schedule for June 1st-5th, 2015

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water contractors will be performing sewer line rehabilitation work during the week of June 1st-5th, 2015 on the following streets: Plantation Drive, Southern Drive, Preston Drive, Downer Drive, Batts Lane, Hadley Drive, and Ambrose Drive.

Details about the work can also be viewed on the Gas and Water website, www.clarksvillegw.com , or please contact Y’hanna Perez-Ortiz, P.E., Civil Engineer, at the Clarksville Gas and Water Engineering Department, 931.645.7418.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold first ever Fundamental Basketball Day Camp

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Burt-Cobb Community Center is offering the first-ever Fundamental Basketball Day Camp this June! The first day, for ages 6-8 years-old, will be held on Friday, June 5th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. The second day, for ages 9-12 years old, will be held on Friday, June 12th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

Fundamental Basketball Day Camp to be held June 5th and 12th.

Fundamental Basketball Day Camp to be held June 5th and 12th.

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11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference to be held June 4th and 5th

 

Clarksville Writers ConferenceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council, in partnership with Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Arts Commission, is pleased to announce the Eleventh Annual Clarksville Writers Conference, being held June 4th and 5th, 2015, on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

We are very honored to have as this year’s keynote speaker Sharyn McCrumb, award-winning Southern writer best known for her Appalachian “Ballad” novels, including the New York Times bestsellers The Ballad of Tom Dooley and She Walks These Hills, and the forthcoming Prayers the Devil Answers.

Sharyn McCrumb to keynote 11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference.

Sharyn McCrumb to keynote 11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to exhibit portraits by Photographer Bob Sherman in June

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Nashville-based photographer Bob Sherman brings his mystical portraits to the Planters Bank Peg Harvill Gallery at the Customs House Museum this June with the exhibit The Illusion of Person and Place: The Spirit of Asia by Bob Sherman.

The vivid colored images document the people and places Bob visited in during his travels abroad.

Other Worldly by Bob Sherman

Other Worldly by Bob Sherman

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital reunites with Meharry Medical College, formally signing renewed MOU

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Three faculty members from Meharry Medical College spent the morning Friday, May 29 at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital observing the areas where four of their medical students were participating in clinical rotations. Two Meharry students conducted rotations at BACH under General Surgery and two under OBGYN during the month of May.

Before conducting official tours and hearing from the surgeons and providers who spent time sharing their knowledge and allowing students to exercise their skills, the Dean for Academic and Clinical Affiliations at Meharry, Dr. Frank S. Royal, Jr., and BACH commander Dr. (Col.) George N. Appenzeller appropriately signed the formal Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions using a camouflaged ink pen. Copies were signed for each to house within their own facility, displaying their renewed partnership.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital commander Col. George N. Appenzeller and Dr. Frank S. Royal Jr., Meharry Medical College's vice dean of clinical affiliations, sign a formal agreement Friday, creating a partnership for regular clinical rotations at the Fort Campbell hospital. (U.S. Army photo by Courtney Wittmann)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital commander Col. George N. Appenzeller and Dr. Frank S. Royal Jr., Meharry Medical College’s vice dean of clinical affiliations, sign a formal agreement Friday, creating a partnership for regular clinical rotations at the Fort Campbell hospital. (U.S. Army photo by Courtney Wittmann)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Games to benefit military alumni, student scholarships

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In honor of the military students and their families who help make Austin Peay State University strong, the 2015 APSU Governors Games Powered by CrossFit Clarksville will benefit the APSU Military Alumni Chapter Scholarship Endowment.

All proceeds from the event, which takes place Saturday, August 1st from 8:00am – 7:00pm at Governors Stadium and the Foy Fitness & Recreation Center Pool on the University campus, will fund scholarships to assist those men and women keeping our country safe.

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Clarksville Gas and Water announces Franklin Street Water Outage and Road Closure Planned

 

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has scheduled a water outage and road closure on Franklin Street at 6:00pm on Monday evening, depending on weather conditions, for water valve replacement work.

The water outage will affect Franklin Street from South Third Street to North Fourth Street and possible low water pressure for area residents.

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APSU’s Kaylnn Pitts, Chancis Jones solid but unable to advance at NCAA East Preliminary

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJackson, FL – Sophomores Kaylnn Pitts and Chancis Jones, of the Austin Peay State University track and field team, represented the Lady Govs in the long jump in Friday’s NCAA East Preliminary at Hodges Stadium.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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