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Nashville Sounds get 4-3 Win Over Iowa Cubs in Home Opener

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds opened their final homestand of the season with a 4-3 victory over the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Monday at Greer Stadium.

The one-run victory was Nashville’s PCL-leading 28th of the season. Iowa suffered its 32nd one-run defeat. Seven of the 13 games between the two clubs in the series have been decided by one run.

Nashville starter Brian Baker pitched well to collect his fourth victory of the season. The 29-year-old allowed one run on a solo homer in six innings of work, fanning six in 82 pitches (60 strikes). Baker has posted a 2.62 ERA (18er/61.2ip) in his last 12 PCL outings (10 starts).

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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IRS reminds Truckers that for most, Highway Use Tax Return Due August 31st

 

Internal Revenue Service - IRSWashington, D.C. – The Internal Revenue Service today reminded truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that in most cases, their next federal highway use tax return is due on August 31st, 2012.

The deadline generally applies to Form 2290 and the accompanying tax payment for the tax year that begins on July 1st, 2012, and ends on June 30th, 2013. Returns must be filed and tax payments made by August 31st for vehicles used on the road during July. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer hosts Lipscomb Tuesday

 

Written by Colby Wilson
APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team continues its four-match home stand, 7:00pm, Tuesday, when the Lady Govs play host to Lipscomb at Morgan Brothers Field.

Austin Peay (2-1-0) used three second-half goals Friday night to topple Appalachian State in the Lady Govs’ home opener. Junior forward Andy Quiceno netted the game-winner, her second in as many games, while junior Tatiana Ariza assisted on both the game-tying and game-winning goals. Ariza was named CollegeSportsMadness.com Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week for her efforts.

APSU Soccer. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Soccer. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Tennessee names Top Schools for Achievement, Growth in 2011-12

 

Reward Schools located in 70 districts across the state in cities and rural areas

Tennessee Department of EducationBrentwood, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman today announced 169 schools as the 2011-12 Reward Schools, the top 5 percent of schools in the state for annual growth and the top 5 percent for academic achievement.

For Montgomery County, the Reward Schools are Montgomery Central Elementary School for performance and progress and Woodlawn Elementary School for performance.

2011-12 Reward Schools - Montgomery County

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball travels to Western Kentucky, Tuesday

 

Written by Cody Bush
APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsBowling Green, KY – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team quickly returns to action when it travels to Western Kentucky for a 7:00pm, Tuesday contest at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Austin Peay (1-3) got the season off to an auspicious start, defeating Memphis for only the second time in program history. However, the Lady Govs could not maintain that momentum, dropping a five-set match to UALR before falling to both Southern Illinois and Eastern Michigan.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Nashville Sounds’ Caleb Gindl Named PCL Batter Of The Week

 

Outfielder Led League In Hits, RBIs While Batting .533 In Seven Games

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds outfielder Caleb Gindl has been named the Pacific Coast League’s Batter of the Week for the August 20-26 period.

The 23-year-old posted a .533 average (16-for-30) with a league-leading 10 RBIs in seven games over the seven-day span. Gindl rapped eight of his league-high 16 hits for extra bases during the week (five doubles, one triple, two home runs).

Nashville Sounds' Caleb Gindl

Nashville Sounds’ Caleb Gindl

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Cumberland Drive Lane Closure and Water Outage Continues

 

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water construction crews are continuing work on Cumberland Drive that has extended this morning’s lane closure and water outage until 4:00pm or 5:00pm this afternoon. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee County Unemployment Rates for July 2012

 

Rate Decreases in 20 Counties, Increases in 59, and Stays the Same in 16

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – County non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for July 2012, shows the rate decreased in 20 counties, increased in 59, and stayed the same in 16.

Tennessee’s unemployment rate for July increased to 8.4 percent, up from the June revised rate of 8.1 percent. The national unemployment rate for July 2012 was 8.3 percent, 0.1 percentage point higher than the June rate.

Tennessee Unemployment July 2012

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Operation Rising Star 2012

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Do you like to sing?  Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is happy to announce the dates for Operation Rising Star 2012.

If you think you have the singing talent to take home the $500.00 first place prize and make it to the Army-wide finals, then join MWR at The Zone to audition on September 7th at 6:00pm.

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A Good Time was had at the Taste of Shiloh Saturday

 

Palmyra, TN – The Taste of Shiloh event opened Saturday, August 25th, 2012, at the Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall with an overwhelming display of pinwheel appetizers, chicken stuffing with giblet gravy, barbecue, enchiladas, and double ricotta lasagna entrees, followed by gingerbread berry shortcake, caramel pie, and double chocolate cookies for dessert.

Two long counters were filled with too many foods to list.

There was plenty of good food and fun at the "Taste of Shiloh".

There was plenty of good food and fun at the “Taste of Shiloh”.

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