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Govs Club hosts Chamber’s August Business After Hours, Thursday

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Governors Club will host the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours at 5:00pm, Thursday, at Austin Peay State University’s Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill.

Business After Hours is a free networking event open to all Chamber of Commerce and Governors Club members, as well as all Austin Peay season-ticket holders, fans and their guests. «Read the rest of this article»

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Peralta Dominates Tucson In Sounds’ 4-0 Shutout Win

 

Top Prospect Fans Nine Over Seven Scoreless Frames

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Right-hander Wily Peralta fanned nine batters over seven scoreless innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 4-0 victory over the Tucson Padres on Wednesday evening at Greer Stadium.

Peralta (2-0), who won his second straight Triple-A start since joining the Sounds, allowed only three hits and did not walk a batter on the night, tossing 61 of his 91 pitches for strikes.

Daniel Herrera followed on the hill and closed out the Sounds’ fifth shutout victory of the year with two perfect frames, striking out one batter.

The three-hit shutout was the eighth win in the last 10 games for Nashville (64-61).

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Clarksville Police are looking for a Man with Warrants

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is looking for Timothy David Shoffner (DOB: 4-15-1992). Last known address was 261 Pin Oak Drive, Apt C.

He currently has four warrants on file:  Two Criminal Court Capiases, Theft, and Aggravated Burglary. He is currently on probation for Aggravated Assault.

If anyone sees him call 911 or the TIPSLINE 931.645.8477.

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Clarksville Academy Act Score surpasses State and National Average

 

The Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy student’s ACT school average has surpassed the 2010-2011 state and national average.  CA students averaged a 24.6 composite ACT score while the Montgomery County School System average was a 20.3, the state average was a 19.5 and the national average was 21.1.

The ACT is a national college admissions examination used to evaluate the achievement of high school students in the four core areas of English, reading, math and science. «Read the rest of this article»

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Man Accidentally Shoots Himself while Driving Down Interstate 24

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Today, August 17th, around 1:30pm Justin Newberry, 23 was in a Nissan Altima driving westbound on I-24 when he had to apply his brakes to slow down for traffic. After he applied the brakes, a handgun known as “The Judge” slid out from under the seat.

When Newberry reached down to pick it up he grabbed it by the trigger at which time “The Judge” went off. The round, which was a 410 slug, went into right thigh, exited, and continued on until it hit him in the left leg just above the ankle. He was able to safely pull the car into the median area about mile marker 6 and call 911 for help. «Read the rest of this article»

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TWRC to set 2011-12 Waterfowl Hunting Season at August Meeting to be held in Kingsport

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The 2011-12 Tennessee waterfowl hunting seasons will be set at the August meeting of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission. The meeting will be held August 24th-25th (Wednesday-Thursday) at the Meadow View Conference Center in Kingsport.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s proposals for 2011-12 will be presented to the commission. The proposals list very few changes in regard to the agency’s waterfowl recommendations with the exception of minor date adjustments to accommodate calendar changes. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU students in eArmyU can enroll through GoArmyEd

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University students who receive tuition assistance from eArmyU, which will phase out in 2012, can still pursue their educational goals through the GoArmyEd service.

Soldiers currently enrolled in the program may continue to register for eArmyU courses until March 31st, 2012, even if a course runs past the shutdown date. «Read the rest of this article»

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Ten New Officers Hitting the Streets

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Ten new Clarksville Police officers will soon be hitting the streets after graduating from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy July 29th. They are entering 14 weeks with Field Training Officers to develop their on the job skills after learning basic law enforcement techniques in the academy.

They are closely evaluated during the Field Training phase and  are required to be well-versed in the local, state, and federal laws that apply to their law enforcement duties. They will also be closely scrutinized on their interpersonal skills when interacting with the public and coworkers. After successful completion of field training, officers will be  allowed to go solo and be assigned to a duty position.

Front row, left to right, Nathaniel Wallace, Keenan Carlton, Brett Wiessing, Jeffrey Reynolds, Patrick Wyatt,  Back row, left to right, Dale Bellard, David Opitz, Sean Walden, Anthony Hiland, and Joshua Smith.

Front row, left to right, Nathaniel Wallace, Keenan Carlton, Brett Wiessing, Jeffrey Reynolds, Patrick Wyatt, Back row, left to right, Dale Bellard, David Opitz, Sean Walden, Anthony Hiland, and Joshua Smith.

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An Update on the College Street Repair Project

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – This is the latest report the Clarksville City Council has received on the College Street Repair Project from the engineers involved.  The sinkhole was first discovered on July 15th 2011 at the intersection of College Street and North Second Street,  when the roadbed began to cave in. The intersection has been closed since that time.

A view of the excavation

A view of the excavation

The Progress Report begins below. «Read the rest of this article»

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Hike, Bike, and Climb Your Way to Fun in September with ODR

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Just as the temperature starts to cool down the adventures with Outdoor Recreation are heating up. Get ready for a September filled with great outdoor activities the whole Family can enjoy.

On September 3rd enjoy canyons, sheer sandstone cliffs, and rocky-bottomed streams which are sprinkled through the rugged, wooden terrain on this moderately difficult 4.6 mile hike through Garden of the Gods, located in the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois. Bring water, snacks, and your cameras! Pre-registration required 4:00pm. on September 2nd. Hikers must be at least 10 years of age and will meet at Outdoor Recreation at 8:00am. The cost is $15.00 per person. «Read the rest of this article»

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