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Tennessee Department of Transportation reports I-40 at the Harpeth River in Cheatham County Reduced to One Lane this Weekend for Bridge Repair

 

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close lanes on Interstate 40 East and West near the Davidson-Cheatham County line this weekend to perform bridge repair work.

I-40 from mile marker 188.5 to mile marker 187.5 will be reduced to one lane in each direction beginning Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 5:00am. The lanes will reopen no later than Sunday, June 17th, 2012 at 8:00pm. The lane reductions are located between the McCrory Lane Exit (#192) at the western boundary of Davidson County and the Kingston Springs Exit (#188) in Cheatham County. «Read the rest of this article»

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Nashville Sounds drop Home Opener to Omaha Storm Chasers 4-2

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds fell to the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers, 4-2, in the opener of a four-game series on Thursday night at Greer Stadium. The loss was Nashville’s (26-42) fourteenth two-run defeat of the season.

Omaha starting pitcher Ryan Verdugo (5-1) allowed two runs on five hits in six innings of work. Louis Coleman converted his second save of the season.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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APSU to hold Safe School Initiative Threat Training program

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Campus Police will offer free training in conjunction with the National Safe School Initiative Threat program.

The training will be held from 7:30am-11:30am, Monday, July 23rd in Clement Auditorium on the APSU main campus. «Read the rest of this article»

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TWRA reports State of Tennessee extends Public Caves Closure into Fourth Year to Protect Bats in Southeast

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Caves located on state lands in Tennessee will remain closed in an effort to slow the spread of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) among the state’s bat population.

During the upcoming year, state and federal agencies and non-governmental organizations will consult with recreational caving organizations to determine how to best manage the spread of this disease while maintaining high quality recreation. Biologists will also continue to work with researchers to better understand WNS and determine the best ways to mitigate the effects of WNS on Tennessee’s bats. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police report Suspicious Activity grabs Man’s attention which leads to Residential Burglars getting Caught

 

A man who paid attention when he saw suspicious activity helps Clarksville Police put burglars behind bars.

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On June 14th, 2012, around 12:30pm, a watchful neighbor saw some activity which seemed suspicious to him.

He saw a man get out of the passenger side a Buick in the area of 474 Circle Drive, walk around talking on a cell phone, knock on the door of 474 Circle Drive and then get picked up a short time later by the same vehicle.

Jacquez Reese and Kason Hairston «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment Soldiers Honor fellow Currahees on D-Day

 

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4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe Currahees

Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, celebrate the 68th anniversary of D-Day, June 6th 2012, with a motivational run in memory of the fallen Currahees.

The run was to honor fellow Currahees on D-Day.

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball’s Jordan Hankins selected to USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsCary, NC – Austin Peay State University second baseman Jordan Hankins has been selected to the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, the organization announced Wednesday.

Austin Peay second baseman Jordan Hankins has been selected to USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team.  (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)ay's loss to Illinois State. Austin Peay Men's Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay second baseman Jordan Hankins has been selected to USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Movies in the Park to show “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” this Saturday, June 16th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Join Clarksville Parks and Recreation at dusk on Saturday, June 16th at Heritage Park soccer fields for the viewing of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”- rated PG. Come early to save your spot and check out “move before the movies” before the movie featuring Tae Kwon Do basics.

Admission to the movie is free.

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Clarksville Police take Man into custody on Second Degree Murder charge after being indicted by the Grand Jury in June

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On June 14th, 2012, around 1:00am, Robert Thomas Ford was taken into custody by Clarksville Police at his residence and booked into Montgomery County Jail on a charge of Second Degree Murder. The charge stemmed from the death of 24 year old Ashlee Garner in August 2011.

Police were called to 935 Charlotte Drive shortly after midnight in reference to a woman that was possibly deceased inside of the residence.

Robert Thomas Ford
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Clarksville Academy takes the Next Step in Technology with iPad3

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy, a Pre-K through 12th grade private college preparatory school is excited to announce that all of its 6th-8th grade students will receive the iPad 3 when school begins in the fall.  This is the second phase in the 1:1 program launched last fall.  Currently all 9th-12th grade students have a MacBook that is used in all their classes.  The addition of iPads to the Intermediate School only enhances the technological experience at CA.

Upper School students will go into their second year of using the MacBook in their classrooms.  Last year’s students loved this experience and found it helped to better prepare them for what lies ahead in college.

Cara Miller, Director of Technology at Clarksville Academy prepares the iPad3s for launch.

Cara Miller, Director of Technology at Clarksville Academy prepares the iPad3s for launch.

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