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Nashville Sounds fall to Oklahoma City Dodgers 7-1

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds and Oklahoma City Dodgers will play a deciding game five in the American Conference Finals after the Dodgers used a 7-1 win over the Sounds Saturday night to extend the series.

Dodgers’ starter and former Sound Alfredo Figaro went seven innings and limited Nashville to one run over five hits.

Figaro got plenty of offense and it started early for Oklahoma City. Back-to-back walks issued to Micah Johnson and Cody Bellinger started the game. After Nashville starter Donn Roach came back to get the next two batters, Chris Taylor hit a bouncer to third that Matt Chapman mishandled allowing Johnson to score.

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Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Clarksville Department of Electricity reports multiple outages

 

Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Department of Electricity (CDE Lightband) has several scattered outages due to the storm that rolled through. Our largest outage is where a circuit is out at the substation, feeding approximately 550 customers around the following areas: East Happy Hollow, Pumping Station Road, Seven Mile Ferry Road, Monroe Street, Oakdale Drive, Swift Drive, Greenwood Avenue, Beverly Hill Drive, and surrounding streets.

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APSU Volleyball defeats Kent State in five sets

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityEvansville, IN – Junior Ashley Slay finished with a career-high 11 blocks to lead Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team to a five-set (20-25, 25-18, 22-25, 25-21, 15-13) victory against Kent State, Saturday morning, in Day 2 action of the Dunn Hospitality Tournament at the Carson Center.

Austin Peay's Ashley Slay had 11 kills and 11 blocks in win over Kent State Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Ashley Slay had 11 kills and 11 blocks in win over Kent State Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Fires and Shootings Create Busy Night For Clarksville First Responders

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Services handled numerous serious calls-for-service overnight, beginning at 7:48pm with a report of a shooting at a residence on Lincoln Drive.

A 24-year-old man was transported by ambulance for a gunshot wound to the left thigh. The man reportedly shot himself by accident while cleaning a firearm.

Officers were dispatched to a shooting at a residence on Ryder Avenue at 2:22am Saturday. Numerous witnesses gave conflicting stories, but the shooting may have stemmed from a prior altercation at a nearby convenience store.

Clarksville Police respond to a shooting on Ryder Avenue.

Clarksville Police respond to a shooting on Ryder Avenue.

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System recognizes Two ‘Lifeliner’ Battalions for Volunteer Efforts

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Every year the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System recognizes a military unit that has gone above and beyond while supporting its partnered school by presenting them with the Boots on the Ground award.

This year, CMCCS gave the award to two units from 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

The 101st Special Troops Battalion and D Battery, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment received the award during the CMCSS’s annual Partners in Education breakfast, September 1st, at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Left to right: Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Graham Jr., senior enlisted adviser for 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault), Kim McMillan, mayor for the city of Clarksville, Tn., Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio, commander of the 101st STB, and 2nd Lt. Virgil A. Binion, executive officer for Charlie Detachment, 101st Financial Management Support Unit, 101st Abn. Div. Sust. Bde., take a photo together Sept. 1, 2016 after 101st STB received the Boots on ground award at the Partners in Education Breakfast at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, TN. (Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio)

Left to right: Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Graham Jr., senior enlisted adviser for 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault), Kim McMillan, mayor for the city of Clarksville, Tn., Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio, commander of the 101st STB, and 2nd Lt. Virgil A. Binion, executive officer for Charlie Detachment, 101st Financial Management Support Unit, 101st Abn. Div. Sust. Bde., take a photo together Sept. 1, 2016 after 101st STB received the Boots on ground award at the Partners in Education Breakfast at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, TN. (Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio)

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Kirstin Robertson named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior Kirstin Robertson, of the Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Robertson has opened her 2016 campaign on a tear, scoring four goals in her first five contests to sit second on the Ohio Valley Conference goals leaderboard, one behind Southeast Missouri’s Natasha Minor.

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Frazier Allen: Domestic Stocks Hit All-Time Highs in August

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – As summer comes to a close, the markets – as represented by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq Composite and the S&P 500 – reached new highs during August, putting all three major indices in uncharted territory.

Steady economic growth, rising consumer spending and improving corporate earnings coming in better than expected were all key factors in helping drive the market.

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Hard-fought battle falls short for APSU Soccer against South Alabama

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In front of many former Govs soccer players celebrating the program’s 15-year anniversary, Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team battled against South Alabama, Friday, before a late goal propelled the Jaguars to a 1-0 win.

Austin Peay Soccer drops heartbreaker to South Alabama Friday, 1-0. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Soccer drops heartbreaker to South Alabama Friday, 1-0. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Riverfest cranked up Friday night

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Music along the Cumberland River on Riverside Drive can only mean one thing, the start of Clarksville’s Riverfest event at McGregor Park. Friday night, September 9th, the 28th annual Riverfest Celebration got rolling with live music on three stages from a diverse set of entertainers.

Along with the music, there was booths, great food and fun for young and old alike at this free event. There was a large attendance Friday night with everyone enjoying themselves.

Madeleine performing on the Miller Lite Stage Friday night at Clarksville's Riverfest.

Madeleine performing on the Miller Lite Stage Friday night at Clarksville’s Riverfest.

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NASA’s ISS-RapidScat instrument being looked at after two power anomalies

 

Written by Alan Buis
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – Mission managers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama, are assessing two power system-related anomalies affecting the operation of NASA’s ISS-RapidScat instrument aboard the International Space Station. RapidScat measures surface wind speeds and directions over the ocean.

RapidScat is currently deactivated and in a stable configuration. A RapidScat project anomaly response team has been formed, working in conjunction with the space station anomaly response team. RapidScat will remain deactivated as the investigation continues.

Artist's rendering of NASA's ISS-RapidScat instrument (inset), which launched to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure ocean surface wind speed and direction and help improve weather forecasts, including hurricane monitoring. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Johnson Space Center)

Artist’s rendering of NASA’s ISS-RapidScat instrument (inset), which launched to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure ocean surface wind speed and direction and help improve weather forecasts, including hurricane monitoring. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Johnson Space Center)

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