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Sounds Blow Late Six-Run Lead, Lose 8-6

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The visiting Tucson Padres erupted for eight runs in the eighth inning for a come-from-behind 8-6 win over the Nashville Sounds  on Thursday night at Greer Stadium.

Nashville (64-62) scored six runs of the game over the first seven innings, before the eight-run outburst got the club’s biggest blown lead of the season.

The Sounds had 11 hits in the loss, led by two-hit performances by centerfielder Logan Schafer, left fielder Jordan Brown, first baseman Erick Almonte, and catcher Martin Maldonado.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Business After Hours a success

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Despite threatening weather, more than 300 people attended the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours, hosted by Austin Peay athletics and the Governors Club, Thursday night, at APSU’s Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill.

Austin Peay President Tim Hall talked about the University’s continued growth and the plan to improve Governors Stadium in addition to encouraging Chamber members to support APSU athletics with their attendance.

Business After Hours a success. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Business After Hours a success. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Road trip opens season for Lady Govs soccer

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Soccer

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A season-opening road trip awaits Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team, beginning with a 4:00pm, Friday match at Alabama A&M, followed by a 2:00pm, Sunday match at Chattanooga.

The Lady Govs, who were picked to finish third in the Ohio Valley Conference preseason poll, won both of their exhibition games and, despite some sporadic injuries, open the regular season in relatively good physical shape.

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Body Found in Wood Line off Wilma Rudolph Boulvard

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On August 18th, 2011, around 1:31pm, 911 received a call in reference to a body being seen along the wood line behind 2900 Wilma Rudolph Boulvard. Clarksville Police Officers responded to the scene and found a deceased male.

The scene was cordoned off and the crime scene team was notified. It is being investigated as a Homicide which is standard procedure for the investigation of unattended deaths.

Clarksville Police investigate the scene where a deceased male body was found. (Photo by CPD)

Clarksville Police investigate the scene where a deceased male body was found. (Photo by CPD)

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Local Church sponsors Praise Fest

 

Reconciliation Evangelistic Outreach CenterClarksville, TN – Reconciliation Evangelistic Outreach Center truly has a heart for the community and in their efforts to reach out to others; the church is excited to announce that their Singles Ministry will host its 3rd community wide praise fest in the New Providence area.

The fest, which will take place Saturday, August 27th, 2011 from 4:30pm-8:30pm, will feature live Christian music from local artists, food, spiritual expressions of pantomime and dance, informational booths and fellowship. Admission to this event is free. The fest has been purposefully renamed New Providence Gospel Praise Fest because its goal is to bring the community together. «Read the rest of this article»

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Eleven Tennessee Sites Added to the National Register of Historic Places

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – The Tennessee Historical Commission has announced 11 Tennessee sites have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register of Historic Places is the nation’s official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. It is part of a nationwide program that coordinates and supports efforts to identify, evaluate and protect historic resources. The Tennessee Historical Commission administers the program in Tennessee.
 
“The National Register honors places that help Tennesseans understand our heritage and make our communities unique and enjoyable,” said Patrick McIntyre, executive director of the Tennessee Historical Commission. “This recognition will certainly help retain these unique sites for future generations to know and appreciate.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Homeowner sees Burglar walking out of his Front Door

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On August 17th, 2011, around 11:30am, a 28 year old Cranklen Circle man returned home and saw a stranger, later identified as Christopher Williamson, walking out of the front door of his house.

At first glance, he thought the stranger was a friend of his roommate.  But, that idea was quickly dispelled when he realized Williamson was carrying a rucksack that belonged to him.

Christopher Williamson

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Stand on the EDGE! in September

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS) is offering wonderful programs during the month of September for Fort Campbell youth ages 11 to 18. Experience, Develop, Grow, and Excel (EDGE) is an opportunity for kids to experience cutting edge art, fitness, life skills and adventure programs.

Capture and conquer the opposing team in an adventurous game of paintball! Participants will be grouped into teams and will compete against each other on the rugged terrain out on the paintball field. Hide and shoot, or charge your way to victory on September 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th; from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Meet at Taylor Youth Center for transportation to Outdoor Recreation area. Youth can join the program at any time during the month. Participants are encouraged to wear tennis shoes, long sleeved shirts and pants. Insect repellant is highly encouraged and only 25 spaces are available. «Read the rest of this article»

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Verizon Wireless introduces new $20 Data Plan in Clarksville

 

Promotion allows customers to dabble with data for only $20 monthly access

VerizonClarksville, TN – Starting August 18th, Verizon Wireless customers in Clarksville Tennessee will be able to add a 300 MB data plan to their smartphone or basic phone for just $20.00 monthly access when added to a voice plan.

All new and existing customers are eligible for the promotional data plan that will be available from August 18th through September 30th. «Read the rest of this article»

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2011 Operation Rising Star begins August 24th

 

Operation Rising StarFort Campbell, KY – Local competitions for the 2011 Operation Rising Star singing contest begins next week, August 24th at the Sportsman’s Lodge from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Support our local talent as they battle in the Army’s premier singing competition. Your vote will decide who leaves and who moves on.

The competition, similar to the popular television show “American Idol” and televised on The Pentagon Channel, is open to Morale, Welfare and Recreation patrons from all branches of the U.S. military, including Family members 18-and-older. «Read the rest of this article»

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