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Nashville Sounds pull out 4-3 win against Omaha Storm Chasers in extra innings

 

Infielder Takes One For The Team, Wins Game in Extras

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN –  For the second straight night, Niuman Romero led the Nashville Sounds to a strange 4-3 walk-off victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers at First Tennessee Park.

The night prior, Romero hit a blooper to center that Rey Fuentes booted allowing Anthony Aliotti to score from first to win the game. This time around, Romero was hit by a Louis Coleman pitch with the bases loaded and Jason Pridie scored to send the Nashville faithful home happy with an extra inning win.

Nashville Sounds starting pitcher Cody Martin has six strike outs against Omaha Storm Chasers in six innings of play.

Nashville Sounds starting pitcher Cody Martin has six strike outs against Omaha Storm Chasers in six innings of play.

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Fort Campbell’s Leisure Travel Services holding 2015 Tennessee Titans “Eagle Zone” Ticket Registration

 

Tennessee TitansMorale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Attention all Tennessee Titans football fans! This is your opportunity to get Tennessee Titans tickets.

Leisure Travel Services is holding a Titans ticket sale for all pre-season and regular season home games, so register today. Random Line-up will be by on-line registration.

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Nashville Zoo announces Giraffe Birth and Naming Contest

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Nashville Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a male Masai giraffe. The calf was born Thursday, July 9th, weighing 171 lbs. and standing 6 feet, 6 inches tall. He and mom Margarita are doing well in the Zoo’s state-of-the-art giraffe barn.

“While this is Margarita’s fourth calf, it is actually the first male born here at Nashville Zoo,” said Lanny Brown, mammal curator. “Masai giraffes are not very common at zoos, so his birth is great news for the captive population.”

The giraffe will make his public debut on Saturday, July 25th. At this time, the Zoo will also launch a naming contest that lets guests vote for their favorite of three options using a pair of old blue jeans.

Nashville Zoo Giraffe Calf. (Amiee Stubbs)

Nashville Zoo Giraffe Calf. (Amiee Stubbs)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball to play Cal Poly in first Northern Colorado contest

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball will play Cal Poly, November 21st, in first-round regional play of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, being held at Northern Colorado.

Austin Peay Governor Basketball's center Chris Horton averaged 13.1 points and 11.1 rebounds per game last season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governor Basketball’s center Chris Horton averaged 13.1 points and 11.1 rebounds per game last season. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Board approves new Strategic Plan

 

Includes proposal for Expansion of Library Services in Montgomery County

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Board of Trustees approved a Strategic Plan at their July 15th Board meeting that will guide the library through proposed growth and expansion of services in Montgomery County, putting forth an outline that will transform the current single main library into a library system by 2020.

The Strategic Plan was developed through a combination of a community survey, Library staff and Library Board members input, and a community input retreat, which included County Commissioners and other leaders and was held in March of 2015.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

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Clarksville Police Department swears in Five New Officers

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, July 17th, 2015, the Clarksville Police Department welcomed Jarreil Peoples, Barbara Middleton, Gannon Gray, Matthew Johnson, and Joseph Krzan.

The New Officers and their families, along with Chief Al Ansley, members of Clarksville’s City Council, members of the Clarksville Police Academy Alumni (CPAA), and other City Officials gathered at the Mayor’s Office while they were sworn in by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.

(Left to Right) Chief Ansley, Jarreil Peoples, Barbara Middleton, Mayor Kim McMillan, Gannon Gray, Matthew Johnson, Joseph Krzan, and Deputy Chief Gray.

(Left to Right) Chief Ansley, Jarreil Peoples, Barbara Middleton, Mayor Kim McMillan, Gannon Gray, Matthew Johnson, Joseph Krzan, and Deputy Chief Gray.

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Clarksville Gas and Water announces Schedule for Water Main Line Work on Rossview Road to Cause Low Water Pressure and Water Outage

 

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has planned water main line contract work on Rossview Road during the week of July 20th, 2015 that will cause low water pressure and a water outage for some residents.

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Be More Like Wade Scholarship Fund 5k run to take place Saturday, July 25th

 

Wade Morgan - Be More Like WadeCunningham, TN – In honor of Wade Morgan’s memory a “Be More Like Wade Scholarship” 5K will take place Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at the Central Civitan Club building just before the 107th annual Lone Oak Picnic. Registration starts at 8:00am and the race is slated for 8:30am.

All proceeds will go into a scholarship fund which will be given to a Montgomery Central Senior who demonstrates similar characteristics of #bemorelikewade. He exemplified the true meaning of a genuine person by being a selfless individual and always having an optimistic outlook on life.

Be More Like Wade

Be More Like Wade

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APSU Lady Govs Track team, Breigh Jones earn USTFCCCA honors

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNew Orleans, LA – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team had All-Academic Team honors bestowed upon it by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), Friday.

Additionally, junior Breigh Jones earned an individual All-Academic honor.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track's Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track’s Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

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Six American Red Cross Tips to Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise

 

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – Extreme heat is predicted across Tennessee this weekend and the American Red Cross reminds everyone of the steps they should take to stay safe when the temperatures rise.

“High temperatures, humidity and hot, indoor environments can quickly cause heat-related emergencies,” said Faye Anderson, Tennessee River Executive Director. “Excessive heat can lead to sunburn, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.”

Temperatures across Clarksville-Montgomery County expected to be in the upper 90's with a heat index of 100 to 105 degrees this weekend.

Temperatures across Clarksville-Montgomery County expected to be in the upper 90’s with a heat index of 100 to 105 degrees this weekend.

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