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Sounds Even Road Series With 7-3 Win In Iowa

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds evened their road series against the division-rival Iowa Cubs by posting a 7-3 victory on Tuesday evening at Principal Park.

Martin Maldonado and Edwin Maysonet each drove in three runs on the night for the Sounds (69-69), who got two-hit efforts from five different players to pace their 12-hit attack.

After Iowa took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on a Lou Montanez RBI single, the Sounds responded with three runs in the top of the second inning to grab a 3-1 advantage against Cubs starter Nick Struck.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Shutout and hat trick highlight Lady Govs soccer opener

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Soccer

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team opened its home schedule shutting out Union, 5-0, Tuesday night at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

Sophomore Tatiana Ariza netted her season’s second hat trick, while sophomore Natalia Ariza and junior Emily Perkins each added a goal as well.

“I’m really pleased with the result,” Lady Govs head coach Kelley Guth said. “Union was a good team. They were organized and they stayed in system. They put us in some pressure early, but we spent a lot time this week working on our collective shape. I saw a lot of positives tonight, as far as how we trained this week.”

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

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

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Creative writing professor kicks off lecture series

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The written words of Emily Dickinson, Sappho, Dorothy Allison, Abigail Thomas and Jane Tompkins all have something in common – their powerful voices speak for those misrepresented or underrepresented.

This is the basis of a research presentation by Dr. Amy Wright, assistant professor of creative writing at Austin Peay State University. She is one of several faculty members chosen to present their research and creative activity on campus during the 2011-12 academic year as part of the Provost Lecture Series.

Abigail Thomas and Dorothy Allison

Abigail Thomas and Dorothy Allison

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Police take Two Suspects into Custody for the Carjacking of a 73 Year Old Man

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On August 30th, 2011, two men were taken into custody for the carjacking of a 73 year old man. Around 8:00am, a citizen spotted the stolen vehicle at the intersection of Greenwood Avenue and Madison Street and called 911.

He continued to follow the vehicle until he lost sight of it at Providence Boulevard and Peachers Mill Road where he flagged down an officer and told him the direction of travel of the vehicle.

Rico Mallory and Keanu Ross picked up for carjacking and vehicle Burglary.

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APSU’s Basketball Bash slated for September 10th

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Governors Club is sponsoring the Basketball Bash, beginning 6:00pm, Saturday, September 10th, at the Bud Barn on the Charles Hand Farm.

Formerly known as the Austin Peay basketball fundraiser, Bash ticket are $40.00 each, must be bought in advance. All proceeds from the event will benefit both the Governors and Lady Govs basketball programs.

Governors Club Basketball Bash. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Governors Club Basketball Bash. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Attempted armed robbery on APSU Campus

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – APSU Public Safety received a report of an attempted armed robbery on campus. The suspect is describe as a black male of light completion, wearing jeans with distinctive trim, sunglasses and possibly a green in color hat. The suspect fled in a late model vehicle when others approached. The university community is reminded to remain constantly aware of your surroundings and to become familiar with safety tips for walking or jogging alone. «Read the rest of this article»

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CMCSS Bus involved in an incident with a Motorcycle on Dover Road

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville Montgomery County School System Bus number 928 was involved in an incident with a motorcycle at the intersection of Dover Road and Donna Drive around 3:00pm today.

The 13 students on board were not injured and there is no damage to the bus. The motorcycle rider was transported to Gateway Medical Center as a precaution. «Read the rest of this article»

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U.S. Bank at 1598 Fort Campbell Boulevard Robbed

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On August 30th, 2011, around 1:45pm, the U.S Bank, 1598 Fort Campbell Boulevard was robbed. A white male walked into the bank and handed the teller a note which demanded money and said the robber had a gun. He handed her a plastic bank to put the money into. He was given the money and left the bank. 

No gun was displayed and none of the employees were injured.

U.S. Bank on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

U.S. Bank on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

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Women’s Equality Day: The suffrage is still not complete

 

Written by Sgt. Shanika Futrell
159th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division159th Combat Aviation Brigade

Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan – A mere two centuries ago, many women across the United States of America had the dream of seeing women treated as equals. If they were alive today they would see women serving in the Senate, Supreme Court, and as generals and admirals within the military. This would have not been possible if it weren’t for the ratification of the 19th amendment.

“It took decades of agitation through protest before the victory was finally realized,” said Lt. Col. Rose H. Bean, the guest speaker at a Women’s Equality Day observance here August 26th. “To achieve the milestones, the women had a lot of lengthy and difficult struggles that took place. This celebration and the observance of this day mark women’s continuing effort toward full equality.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Summer Finale and 1850’s County Fair & Storytelling Festival Labor Day Weekend at LBL

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Spend your Labor Day Weekend enjoying a variety of outdoor activities to celebrate the end of summer at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area. 

Join us September 3rd-5th, as we celebrate LBL’s Summer Finale at Woodlands Nature Station (NS). Activities include appearances by Smokey Bear, canoe trips, nature hikes, a campfire, a watermelon feast, and much more.  Visitors to the NS can also enjoy live animal programs, nature exhibits, backyard bird-watching, and nature trails. 

Last year The Homeplace (HP) debuted the 1850’s County Fair and Storytelling Festival, enjoy this popular event again on Saturday and Sunday, September 3rd-4th, 10:00am to 4:00pm each day.  «Read the rest of this article»

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