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Nashville Sounds naps 2-1 win over Colorado Springs Sky Sox at First Tennessee Park

 

First Tennessee Park Draws 10,891, Selling Out For The 11th Time This Season

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Barry Zito spun another terrific outing and Dayan Viciedo singled home the winning run in the eighth, as Nashville swiped the series finale against Colorado Springs, 2-1.

Viciedo stepped into the batter’s box with two away and runners at first and second in the eighth inning during a 1-1 tie. The designated hitter went with a 2-1 pitch, slapping it into the gap on the right side of the infield to score Craig Gentry. Viciedo’s second RBI of the season helped Nashville win their 12th one-run game this season.

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Campbell Crossing at Fort Campbell has New Home Improvements Underway

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing, Lend Lease’s privatized military family housing community located on Fort Campbell, is excited to announce that new home improvements are underway.

18 interior upgrades have been completed in New Drennan Park including kitchen upgrades, new flooring, light fixtures and a new paint scheme.

18 interior upgrades have been completed in New Drennan Park including kitchen upgrades, new flooring, light fixtures and a new paint scheme.

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Montgomery Central High School Math Teacher Micahel Brown Wins Presidential Award for Excellence

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSCunningham, TN – Montgomery Central High School math teacher Micahel Brown has been selected to receive the esteemed Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

Micahel Brown

Micahel Brown

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APSU’s Hannah Johstono wins Miss College Majorette of Tennessee, heads to Nationals

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University featured twirler Hannah Johstono has demonstrated her talent and skill with a baton in front of crowds both large and small during her 14 years of twirling.

A regular with the Governor’s Own Marching Band for the past four seasons, Johstono has captivated everyone from APSU fans gathered in Governor Stadium’s Tailgate Alley to 100,000 fans at Neyland Stadium as the Governors took on the University of Tennessee Volunteers.

Hannah Johstono, the Governor's Own Marching Band's featured twirler, was named 2015 College Miss Majorette of Tennessee and will compete in a national competition this summer. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

Hannah Johstono, the Governor’s Own Marching Band’s featured twirler, was named 2015 College Miss Majorette of Tennessee and will compete in a national competition this summer. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

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Nashville Zoo opens new Interactive Tortoise Experience tomorrow, July 4th

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – The Shell Station will soon be open for business. Nashville Zoo’s newest interactive exhibit featuring Sulcata tortoises opens to the public this Saturday, July 4th.

“Nashville Zoo is thrilled to add another immersive experience that engages our visitors and connects them to the wild in a hands-on way,” said Rick Schwartz, Zoo president. “We thank Scott and Tracie Hamilton for funding this exhibit and adding another great educational opportunity for our guests.”

The Shell Station features up to 24 Sulcata tortoises that range in age from three to five years old.

Starting tomorrow, Nashville Zoo’s newest interactive exhibit will open to the public. “The Shell Station” will feature up to 24 Sulcata tortoises and allow Zoo guests to enter the exhibit and experience these animals up close. (Samantha Curington)

Starting tomorrow, Nashville Zoo’s newest interactive exhibit will open to the public. “The Shell Station” will feature up to 24 Sulcata tortoises and allow Zoo guests to enter the exhibit and experience these animals up close. (Samantha Curington)

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Austin Peay State University ranked 21st in Nation for students with children

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The website BestColleges.com recently released its list of the Best Colleges for Students with Children, and Austin Peay State University debuted at the No. 21 spot on the annual ranking.

More than four million students currently attending U.S. colleges and universities are parents, and the Best Colleges list singles out the schools that offer the greatest amount of support for these individuals.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for July 7th through July 11th, 2015

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include: Port Royal Birds, Snake Stalking, Cave Hike, Port Royal Hike and the Secret World of Bats.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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APSU Athletics rebrands team Twitter accounts

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – In the waning hours of the 2014-15 season, Austin Peay State University’s athletics department worked to unify the department’s presence across all its Twitter platforms.

In all, Austin Peay athletics maintains 13 Twitter accounts. In addition to its primary account @LetsGoPeay, each of the department’s teams occupies its own space in the Twitter-verse. During the 2014-15 season, those accounts had varying names incorporating either the words Austin Peay or the university’s abbreviated name, APSU.

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Fort Campbell’s 716th Military Police Battalion reflects on their fallen

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, gathered at the Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum’s memorial park for a wreath laying ceremony in tribute to their fallen heroes, May 21st.

The wreath laying ceremony took place in front of the battalion’s memorial which is inscribed with “Our deaths are not ours they are yours. They will mean what you make them mean. Give them meaning, we were young, we have died, please remember us,” a saying by American poet, Archibald MacLeish.

The 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, bow their heads in a moment of silence for their fallen brothers and sisters at a Memorial Day ceremony at the Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum’s memorial park on Fort Campbell, Ky. May 21, 2015. (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

The 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, bow their heads in a moment of silence for their fallen brothers and sisters at a Memorial Day ceremony at the Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum’s memorial park on Fort Campbell, Ky. May 21, 2015. (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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Heavy rainfall expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County Today through Saturday

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports a series of weather disturbances are forecast to move through the Clarksville-Montgomery County region with the potential for an additional 2 to 3 inches of rainfall through Saturday.

With high atmospheric moisture content, these storms will be capable of producing locally heavy rainfall that could quickly fill creeks and streams along with pooling of water in low lying areas. Motorists are urged to drive with caution where water covers the road.

National Weather Service reports heavy rain to move across Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

National Weather Service reports heavy rain to move across Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

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