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Sounds Lose 6-5 To Memphis In Extras


Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds lost an extra-inning, 6-5 contest to division-rival Memphis Redbirds in the finale of a three-game series on Wednesday evening at Greer Stadium. Memphis plated the winning run on a Nashville fielding error in the top of the 13th inning, which snapped a streak of four errorless games for the Sounds.

Nashville (39-47) has played in a PCL-high 41 one-run games this season, going 18-23 in those contests. The Sounds’ 23 one-run losses are most in the PCL and account for nearly half of the club’s total defeats. Nashville also moved to 1-8 in extra-inning play.

Nashville Sounds Baseball

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Woman Charged with Six More Counts of Theft after Victims Bilked out of Thousands of Dollars in House Rental Scheme


Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Stephanie Marie Jenkins (Hairston) was changed with six more counts of theft and booked into the Montgomery County Jail at 2:21pm. Bond has been set at $100,000. Jenkins was first arrested on July 2nd, 2011 for using a rental scheme to bilk victims out of thousands of dollars.

Since then, more victims have come forward. The victim count is now approximately 16.

Stephanie Jenkins (Hairston)

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July Chamber of Commerce Events


Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events during the month of July.

A Power Breakfast will be held at Riverview Inn, 50 College Street, on July 19th at 7:30am Major General John F. Campbell will serve as the keynote speaker for this event. «Read the rest of this article»

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Man Charged as Accessory in Walgreens Robbery


Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department has charged another man in conjunction with the Walgreens robbery at 2109 Wilma Rudolph Blvd.  Casey Robert Degroot was developed as a suspect and admitted during an interview to driving Saunders to the Walgreens at Wilma Rudolph Blvd.

Casey Robert Degroot

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Tennessee Announces 2011-2012 Free and Reduced Price meal Guidelines


Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education today announced the 2011-2012 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy for free and reduced price meals for children in Tennessee’s schools. The USDA’s school meals programs help ensure all students have access to nutritious meals. «Read the rest of this article»

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Single Vehicle Crash on North Meadow Drive


Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On July 5th, 2011, at approximately 11:30pm, Clarksville Police report that a single vehicle crash occurred on North Meadow Drive sending three occupants to the Hospital. Craig D. Bawcum, 2190 Memorial Drive, age 22, was driving a 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue, 4 door, white in color, westbound on North Meadow Drive. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Students produce Monograph on City’s Public Art Pieces


Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Throughout the city of Clarksville, a number of statues and other pieces commemorate the history of the local community, honor heroes and celebrate the spirit of the town.

There’s the statue of John Montgomery, for whom Montgomery County is named, located in front of City Hall, facing Strawberry Alley downtown. The legend of Wilma Rudolph, Clarksville’s most famous woman athlete who was the first female to win three gold medals in the Olympics in 1960 in Rome, Italy, is preserved in her classic crossing-the-finish-line pose at McGregor Park at the intersection of College Street and Riverside Drive. «Read the rest of this article»

Man Jumps Out of Moving Vehicle


Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On July 6th, 2011, around 11:00am, Clarksville Police report a 33 year old man was being driven to Gateway by an acquaintance in a Ford Taurus after sustaining lacerations to the arm and hand after breaking a window.

As the vehicle entered the eastbound on ramp of the 101st Parkway, the 33 year old opened the door and jumped out of the moving vehicle  which was traveling between 40-50 miles per hour. He hit the roadway, bounced a couple of times and then came to rest on the asphalt about 120 ft after leaving the vehicle.

Clarksville Police officers investigating the scene. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police officers investigating the scene. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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July Eagle Remembrance Ceremony Planned


Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A remembrance ceremony honoring Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, is scheduled for 4:00pm July 13th at the 101st Airborne Division Headquarters.

Remembrance ceremonies are held to honor fallen Soldiers deployed in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom and are held monthly, as needed.

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Jackson Road Water Service Restored and Voluntary Water Conservation Request Lifted


Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Gas and Water construction workers completed water valve and pump replacement work and restored water service on Jackson Road at 4:00pm. The voluntary water conservation request is lifted and residents may return to normal water consumption.

The community’s cooperation and patience is appreciated.

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