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Nashville Sounds lose to Tacoma Rainiers, 5-2

 

Hunter Morris Slugs Team-Leading 7th Homer For Nashville

Nashville SoundsTacoma, WA – The Nashville Sounds were bested by the Tacoma Rainiers by a 5-2 count on Monday evening at Cheney Stadium in the opener of a four-game series.

Rainiers starter Blake Beavan (2-2) was solid in earning a victory, holding the Sounds to one run on four hits over 7 2/3 innings. The lone blemish on the right-hander’s quality start was a Hunter Morris home run.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Shemberger wins 2nd in age group at Sprint Triathlon in Northern Indiana

 

Restore Performance MassageClarksville, TN – Russ Shemberger, a licensed sports massage therapist at Restore Performance Massage on Madison Street in Clarksville, won second place in his age group in the fifth annual Tri Ancilla sprint triathlon held Saturday, May 18th at Ancilla College in Donaldson, IN.

Shemberger finished the 500-yard swim, 11-mile bike and 3.1-mile run all in less than an hour and placed second in his age group (male 45-49).

Russ Shemberger of RPM Massage in Clarksville displays the second-place medal he won at the annual Tri Ancilla sprint triathlon held Saturday, May 18th at Ancilla College in Donaldson, IN.

Russ Shemberger of RPM Massage in Clarksville displays the second-place medal he won at the annual Tri Ancilla sprint triathlon held Saturday, May 18th at Ancilla College in Donaldson, IN.

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Austin Peay State University Alumni to host pregame party at OVC Baseball Championship

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Office of Alumni Relations will host a pre-game picnic, 2:00pm, Thursday, prior to the Governors’ opening-round Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Tournament contest.

The No. 26-ranked Austin Peay baseball team won its final 11 OVC games to earn a No. 2 seed at the championships, complete with a first-round bye.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Announces Fewer Furlough Days for DOD Employees Under Sequestration Plans

 

United States Department of DefenseWashington, D.C. – After weeks of review, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded budget cuts will require most of the department’s civilian employees to be furloughed beginning in July, but that because of other efforts to deal with the shortfall, only half of the 22 days originally envisioned as temporary layoffs will now be necessary.

During a town hall meeting today at the Mark Center in Alexandria, VA, Hagel told Defense Department employees that most will be required to take 11 furlough days beginning July 8th, one per week, through the end of the fiscal year, September 30th. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Baseball’s Reed Harper named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceBrentwood, TN – After hitting .632 and leading the Austin Peay State University baseball team to four victories last week, senior shortstop Reed Harper has been named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.

The Clarksville native posted a multi-hit outing in all four contests last week, going 12-for-19 overall. He opened the week by going 2-for-4 with an RBI double in the Govs final regular-season mid-week game at Memphis.

APSU's Reed Harper
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Clarksville Police Identify Homicide Victim

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police have identified the Victim from West Fork Drive and his family has been notified. The Victim is Jimmy Dean Boyer (White/Male) born March 39th, 1960.

Mr. Boyer was known to frequent several establishments on Fort Campbell Boulevard and Detectives are asking that anyone that might have seen Mr. Boyer on late Friday night, May 17th or early Saturday morning May 18th call so they can speak with them. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Council Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Update, May 20th 2013

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in two long, long work sessions this past week (Monday and Thursday) to go over the budget. These sessions have enabled council members to publicly request access to budget and operational information from city department directors, which the mayor’s office has often been unwilling to provide upon repeated request.

It seemed about half the council had few to no questions to ask and the rest of us had many. I will be narrowing the scope of this report and future reports to a few items at a time to help lessen the complexity and reading time.

Be assured, you will still get all the details in more reports, but shorter length. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Riding Stables to host Rodeo Horse Camp

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – The kids are going to be out of school for summer break, the trails are dry and the horses are tacked.  Do you want your child to experience that good old rodeo lifestyle?

Let Fort Campbell Riding Stables teach your children the ins and outs of the wild, wild-west; roping, tying, tacking, grooming and riding – everything your child will need to know about horses! «Read the rest of this article»

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Crow Community Center hosts a new session of Young Champions Cheerleading program

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Crow Community Center, located at 211 Richview Road, is offering a new session of their Young Champions Cheerleading program for ages 4-15 years beginning June 3rd.

Young Champions is an affordable cheerleading program that emphasizes building self-esteem in youth. Classes aim to improve participants’ skills in cheernastics, motion technique, flexibility and stunting (for those ages 7 and older). «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts to host 9th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts & Heritage Council is partnering with the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, the APSU President’s Office and the Tennessee Arts Commission to once again bring acclaimed authors and poets to town for the Ninth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference.

The event will be June 6th and 7th at the APSU Morgan University Center.

Frye Gaillard to Keynote Ninth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference

Frye Gaillard to Keynote Ninth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference

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