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Nashville Sounds Win Rain-Shortened Series Opener Against Reno

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds edged the Reno Aces, 6-5, in a six-inning, rain-shortened opener of a four-game series on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium.

At the conclusion of the top of the sixth inning, the game went into a rain delay and was officially halted approximately 45 minutes later at 9:03pm, making it an official game.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Governors Baseball sweeps OVC doubleheader from Morehead State Eagles Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team used a combination of offensive power and pitching prowess to win both ends of an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader – 17-5 in Game 1 before winning the nightcap, 7-1 – against Morehead State, Saturday at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Jon Clinard recorded his 200th career hit – becoming the 13th Govs to reach that milestone – in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against Morehead State. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Jon Clinard recorded his 200th career hit – becoming the 13th Govs to reach that milestone – in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against Morehead State. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Have a Pony Party with Fort Campbell Riding Stables!

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Riding Stables has the perfect event for your next birthday. Pony Parties are for ages 9 and under and include ponies and the use of a covered pavilion with picnic tables. There are two options to choose from.

Option 1 for $150.00, accommodates up to 18 children and includes 2 ponies and use of the pavilion for one hour.

Option 2 for $200.00, accommodates up to 24 children and includes 3 ponies and use of the pavilion for one hour. «Read the rest of this article»

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Dunbar Cave State Park’s Annual Crawdad Hootenanny, May 19th

 

Clarksville, TN – Don your boots and join intrepid biologists Wooten and Withers for an aquatic excursion to a natural area best known for its historic cave. Dunbar Cave State Natural Area is home to some of our most clever crayfish–the mudbugs, or burrowers.

Bring boots you don’t mind getting wet and gloves you don’t mind getting dirty. «Read the rest of this article»

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Dave Loos Basketball camps this summer canceled due to Dunn Center Floor Replacement

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For the first time in his 22 years as Governors basketball coach, Dave Loos will not be hosting a basketball camp this summer at Austin Peay State University.

With the Dunn Center floor being replaced and the Foy Center and Memorial Health courts unavailable, Loos had no choice to cancel his June camps. «Read the rest of this article»

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Movies in the Park to show “Moneyball” May 18th

 

Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – Join Clarksville Parks and Recreation Friday, May 18th, 2012 at Heritage Park Soccer fields for this month’s second Movies in the Park event, featuring the hit movie- “Moneyball”- rated PG-13

Come early to save your spot and check out this year’s new wellness feature, “Move Before the Movies,” presented by Clarksville Parks and Recreation, the YMCA of Clarksville, and the Mayor’s Fitness Council. Participate in the home run derby for your chance to win prizes.

Moneyball, staring Brad Pitt to be shown at the next Movies in the Park.

Moneyball, staring Brad Pitt to be shown at the next Movies in the Park.

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Chi Omega chapter donates painting to APSU in honor of 40 years on campus

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A new painting will soon hang in Harned Hall, on the Austin Peay State University campus. The artwork – a watercolor of the University’s quadrangle – was recently donated to the school by the artist, Lynne Waters Griffey, in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Sigma Kappa chapter of the Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity at APSU.

The print will hang with a plaque, acknowledging it as a gift from the chapter to the University.

APSU associate professor of history Dr. Minoa Uffelman presents APSU President Tim Hall with a watercolor painting by local artist Lynne Waters Griffey, in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Sigma Kappa chapter of the Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity at APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff).

APSU associate professor of history Dr. Minoa Uffelman presents APSU President Tim Hall with a watercolor painting by local artist Lynne Waters Griffey, in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Sigma Kappa chapter of the Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity at APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff).

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital embeds more Behavioral Health Assets in Brigade Combat Teams

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – As the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) prepares for its next rendezvous with destiny, the commanding general continues to focus on the health and readiness of his force.

Major General James C. McConville, 101st Airborne Division commander, and a team of division, brigade and medical leadership will give remarks and answer questions near the 4th Brigade Combat Team Headquarters, Monday, May 14th, 2012, pointing out the division’s effort to embed behavioral health assets within the brigade combat teams. This concept is similar to the way Soldiers access behavioral health services while deployed. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU President Tim Hall Reflects On Life And Austin Peay’s Future

 
Tim Hall has been the president of Austin Peay State University since August 2007

APSU President Tim Hall

Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Timothy L. Hall has been with the university since August 2007, and the school has grown by 20% since he arrived. In fact, APSU has become the fastest growing university in Tennessee since the year 2000.

Hall says he’d never set foot in Clarksville before taking the job, but had read great things about the area and was eager to get involved. “Clarksville is the furthest north that my wife and I have ever been,” he said.

Before succeeding Dr. Sherry Hoppe as APSU president, Hall had accomplished other tasks in his life. Born on October 28th, 1955, Hall grew up in Texas City, Texas. After graduating from Texas City High School, he attended The University of Houston where he majored in Philosophy. In 1977, he married his high school sweetheart Lee Nicholson. «Read the rest of this article»

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Hilltop Market’s 3rd Annual BBQ Cook Off started Friday night

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – The smell of BBQ was in the air as hundreds of people gathered at Hilltop Market Friday night for the start of their 3rd Annual BBQ Cook Off. The Back Lot Pickers featuring Donald and Lucian Greene were on hand providing the music. Food was available by Manna Café as well as samples of BBQ.

The BBQ cook off began this morning so make sure to come out and taste some of the best BBQ around.

A barbecue team preparing for today's BBQ Cook Off.

A barbecue team preparing for today's BBQ Cook Off.

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