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Claudio Vargas pitches eight scoreless innings to help Nashville Sounds beat Omaha Storm Chasers 9-1


Veteran Right-hander Faces One Over Minimum In Eight Scoreless Innings

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – Right-hander Claudio Vargas turned in an outstanding effort to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 9-1 victory over the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers on Monday evening at Werner Park.

Vargas (6-1) faced just one over the minimum during his eight scoreless innings, allowing two hits while striking out seven batters and walking none. It marked his fifth quality start in his last six outings. Vargas, who became the first Sounds hurler to work more than seven innings in a start this season, has posted a 2.17 ERA (14er/58.0ip) over his last nine starts.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball get 85-52 win over ABC All-Stars in final Canadian game


APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsToronto, Ontario – For the first time in three Canadian exhibition games, Austin Peay State University’s basketball got off to a strong start. In fact, the Govs trailed only briefly and rolled to an 85-52 victory, Monday night, against the ABC All-Stars in APSU’s final north-of-border exhibition game.

The victory allowed the Governors to end the long weekend with a 2-1 mark. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU alum W. Riley Braem developing drama programs for children with autism


Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – When W. Riley Braem (’10) first arrived at Arizona State University to pursue a Master of Fine Arts degree in theater, the school’s faculty challenged him to look deeper within himself to discover what he really wanted to do with his degree.

Braem immediately thought about Camp MARC, a summer camp for the mentally and physically handicapped where he has volunteered every year since he was 13. «Read the rest of this article»

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Gateway Chamber Orchestra changes Identity as New Season Begins


Gateway Chamber OrchestraClarksville, TN – The Gateway Chamber Orchestra, which kicks off its third subscription season at 7:30pm on August 30th, can’t be accused of lacking ambition.

“Our goal is to be one of the world’s great chamber orchestras,” Dr. Gregory Wolynec, the ensemble’s conductor, said recently. “There is a great symphony orchestra, the Nashville Symphony, 45 minutes down the road. We offer something different. The energy and spirit of this group has been just magical.”

Gateway Chamber Orchestra

Gateway Chamber Orchestra

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Tennessee Titans take on the Arizona Cardinals Thursday night at LP Field


Tennessee Titans (1-1) vs. Arizona Cardinals (1-2)

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 • 7:00pm CDT • LP Field • Nashville, TN • TV: ESPN/WKRN
Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-1) play their preseason home opener this week, welcoming the Arizona Cardinals (1-2) to LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Thursday, August 23rd.

This week’s game will be televised to a national audience on ESPN. Chris Berman will handle play-by-play duties, while Trent Dilfer will provide analysis. Rachel Nichols will report from the sidelines. «Read the rest of this article»

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Riverfest partners with F.U.E.L to help collect food for children in Clarksville


2012 Riverfest - 25thClarksville, TN – Riverfest is excited to partner with F.U.E.L., a food subsidization program, by serving as a collection site for food donations, September 7th and 8th, 2012 at McGregor Park.

F.U.E.L (Full of Emmaus Love), is designed to feed children whose only food source may be the food they are receiving at school by collecting donations, bagging them and distributing to schools to place in children’s back packs each Friday. The program currently services 1800 children in the Clarksville Montgomery School System. «Read the rest of this article»

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Alzheimer’s Association “Brain Health A to Z” Health Expo at First Baptist Church August 25th


Brain Health A-Z present by the Alzheimer's AssociationClarksville, TN – On Saturday August 25th, 2012 the Mid South Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will be putting on a health expo “Brain Health A to Z” at First Baptist Church. Open admission between 9:00am and 1:00pm.

Alzheimer’s A-Z is for families who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, a family history of Alzheimer’s or anyone interested in brain health. This day will offer attendees everything they need to know about Alzheimer’s disease and brain health under one roof.

This event is sponsored by Oasis In Home Care and Walking Horse Assisted Living. Deadline to register is Wednesday August 22nd. Please call 1.800.272.3900 to register or email  .

First Baptist Church to host Alzheimer's Association "Brain Health A to Z" Health Expo August 25th

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Clarksville Police charge Man on Three Years Probation with Three Vehicle Burglaries


Man also has Extensive Criminal History

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On August 20th, 2012, around 6:30am, Clarksville Police were called to the Bennett Drive area after a witness saw a man entering two of the neighbor’s vehicles. The man left the vehicles and headed toward the Stephanie Drive area.

The witness provided responding officers a good description of the suspicious person.

William Rittenberry

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Clarksville Police Respond to a Panic Alarm and Find Three Children Alone


Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On August 20th, 2012, around 8:00am, Clarksville Police, EMS, and Clarksville Fire Rescue responded to a Police/Medical panic alarm at 1136 Peachers Mill Road.

When Officer John Neal arrived on scene, he found the front door unlocked and a child turning the knob on the open door. After he went inside, there were two more children found in the living room.

Annette Drayton
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Fort Campbell’s Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs for September


Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – It may be September but Outdoor Recreation is still planning some great activities for you!

It starts on September 8th with a Kings Bluff Climbing Trip from 9:00am until 3:00pm. Did you know that Clarksville has some of the best climbing in Middle Tennessee?  Join Outdoor Rec as they venture to Kings Bluff, a scenic 2 mile crag located just 15 minutes from post.

Transportation and equipment will be provided. Ages 12 and up are invited to participate and the cost is $35.00 per person. Please bring appropriate clothing, water, snacks, and a packed lunch. This trip is geared towards beginners so all are welcome!  Preregistration is required by 4:00pm on September 6th. «Read the rest of this article»

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