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Bon Aqua, Tennessee Rises on the Legend of Johnny Cash

 

TravelNashville, TN – As the writers of this article we spent the majority of our lives in New Jersey before relocating to Tennessee in late 2015. Being lifelong residents of the Garden State it was almost mandatory compulsory behavior to be a fan of its famous favorite son, Bruce Springsteen – and we were.

But, our fascination with the man centered mainly around his interest in helping with the revitalization and restoration of the shore town that put him on the map in the first place – Asbury Park.

The recently renovated Storytellers Museum in Bon Aqua, Tennessee.

The recently renovated Storytellers Museum in Bon Aqua, Tennessee.

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Vollyball’s Cecily Gable named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Sophomore outside hitter Cecily Gable, of the Austin Peay State University volleyball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Gable was named Tournament MVP at The Citadel’s Bulldog Invitational last week, posting 55 kills and a .322 attack percentage for the tournament.

The Memphis native posted career-highs in kills in three straight contests—16 against Charleston Southern, Friday, followed by 17 in Saturday contests against Elon and Savannah State.

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Three APSU Volleyball players earn OVC weekly honors

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Three Austin Peay State University volleyball student-athletes received weekly honors from the Ohio Valley Conference, Monday afternoon.

Sophomore outside hitter Cecily Gable was named the league’s Co-Offensive Player of the Week, sharing the honor with Eastern Kentucky’s Cassie Knutson. Sophomore setter Kristen Stucker was named OVC Setter of the Week and junior transfer outside hitter Kaitlyn Teeter was its Newcomer of the Week.

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Austin Peay State University Govs take step forward at Rhodes College Invitational

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsMemphis, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams took a step forward at the Rhodes College Invitational, Saturday, with the men placing 5th out of 17 schools and the women finishing 12th of 20.

For the men’s 8K, newcomer Hezron Kiptoo recorded the best finish for a Govs runner this season, posting a 26:21.25 good for 17th. Close behind him was freshman Tyler Smith (19th, 26:27.25) and senior Daniel Hamm (26th, 26:34.86).

Austin Peay Cross Country Teams have good showing at Rhodes College Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country Teams have good showing at Rhodes College Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Cecily Gable named MVP at Bulldog Invitational, Ashley Slay picked All Tournament Team

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityCharleston, SC – Austin Peay State University sophomore Cecily Gable was named tournament “Most Valuable Player” at the Bulldog Invitational, Saturday night. In addition, junior Ashley Slay as named to the all-tournament team as the duo combined to lead the Govs to the tournament championship.

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Colonial Pipeline Partial Closure may cause Temporary Price Increase and Supply Shortage in Tennessee

 

AAAKnoxville, TN – The Colonial pipeline, supplying much of the East Coast running from Texas to New Jersey See Map Here, has been partially closed since September 9th when a leak was discovered in Alabama.

The company originally anticipated having the pipeline reopened by this weekend, but bad weather has delayed the fix. This partial closure has caused tighter supply for some southeast and Mid-Atlantic states.

Gas prices in Tennessee may rise due to Colonial pipeline leak.

Gas prices in Tennessee may rise due to Colonial pipeline leak.

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Austin Peay State University Cross Country teams compete in Rhodes College Invitational, Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams move forward in the 2016 season, with the Rhodes College Invitational due up Saturday in Memphis.

Needing an additional meet with a gap in the schedule, the Governors added Rhodes to the slate for the first time this decade. The event will be held at Shelby Farms.

The Govs took a big step forward last weekend at the Powerade Invite, with three men’s runners – Daniel Hamm (23rd, 16:12.42), Hezron Kiptoo (24th, 16:14.50) and Tyler Smith (30th, 16:29.96) – finishing in the top 30.

Austin Peay Cross Country Teams head to Memphis Saturday for Rhodes College Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country Teams head to Memphis Saturday for Rhodes College Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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Roxy Regional Theatre raises the curtain on Season 34 with “Million Dollar Quartet”, September 16th – October 15th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN –  On December 4th, 1956, an extraordinary twist of fate brought music icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever.

This fall, the Roxy Regional Theatre offers a glimpse inside the recording studio on that legendary night with an unforgettable evening of red-hot rock ‘n’ roll hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “Walk the Line,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Hound Dog” and more.

(clockwise from top left) "Stephen Shore, Marek Sapieyevski, Oliver Pierce and Nick Abbott star as Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins in "Million Dollar Quartet" at the Roxy Regional Theatre, September 16th - October 15th"

(clockwise from top left) “Stephen Shore, Marek Sapieyevski, Oliver Pierce and Nick Abbott star as Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins in “Million Dollar Quartet” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, September 16th – October 15th”

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to Visit K-12 Schools

 

First stop in Memphis; continues practice of seeking educator feedback

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced he will visit members of his Teacher Cabinet in their schools this school year as he continues to keep the lines of communication open between classrooms and the Capitol.

In previous years Haslam has traveled the state to sit down and hear from educators across Tennessee.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Nashville Sounds smoke Memphis Redbirds 14-4

 

Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds dominated the Memphis Redbirds with a 14-4 win Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park.

The win was the 47th on the road for the American Southern Division champions. The 47th win set a franchise-record for most road wins in a season previously set by the 1980 Sounds club that also won 46 away from Nashville.

Matt Olson gave the Sounds an early lead with a three-run home run in the top of the first inning. After a lead-off single from B.J. Boyd and a walk to Colin Walsh, Olson hit a three-run homer to right field. Olson’s homer was his 16th of the season and his third of the road trip.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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