Cunningham, TN – The 106th annual Lone Oak Picnic begins tomorrow, July 26th, at 10:00am. In preparation for the event, Central Civitan Club members began cooking their pork barbeque Friday night at 6:00pm. In total, they are cooking 4 whole hogs and 30 shoulders. They will also cook around 200 chickens.
“We cook our barbeque the old fashion way on a pit,” stated Charlie Davis. “It’s really the only way to cook good barbeque.” Charlie and his brother Billy Davis will be overseeing the cooking overnight. By 8:00am Saturday morning, the pork barbeque will be done and ready to pull.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville’s Taylor Jungmann Pitches Six Shutout Innings
Nashville, TN – Logging his best start in nearly a month, Nashville starter Taylor Jungmann threw six strong innings to propel the first place Sounds (57-50) to a 2-0 win over the Oklahoma City RedHawks (53-55) at Greer Stadium on Friday night in front of 8,021 fans.
The shutout victory gives Nashville 10 for the year, which is the most in the PCL, and is the team’s first time holding the opposition scoreless since blanking the Round Rock Express on July 4th.
South Nashville defeats Karns to repeat as 12-year old Little League Tennessee State Baseball Champions
Clarksville, TN – South Nashville blasted three home runs versus Karns, in front of a standing room only crowd July 25th at Griff Schmittou Field, in finals the 12-year old Little League State Baseball Tournament to repeat as state champions with a 4-1 victory.
In didn’t take long for the fans to see the first ball go out of the park, as South Nashville leadoff hitter Barrett Smith blasted the fifth pitch of the game out over the center field fence for the 1-0 lead.
Written by Joe Pitts
Nashville, TN – A cross burning outside the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 1300 Rossview Road is a tragedy of unspeakable proportions. Our community is better than that.
We are calling on the community to rally around this church on Thursday, July 31st, 7:00pm at the church. A few songs and a prayer for unity and forgiveness will be offered at the event. The event will end promptly at 7:30pm.
“Please share this news with your neighbors and fellow church members. Let us stand up as a community and say we will not tolerate this kind of hate,” said Joe Pitts. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Titans Football
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Titans General Manager Ruston Webster’s first-ever pick as general manager was Baylor wide receiver Kendall Wright, chosen in 2012 with the 20th selection in the first round.
In only two seasons, Wright has totaled 158 receptions for 1,705 yards and six touchdowns. His 158 catches are the most by anyone in the 2012 draft class and are the most in franchise history in a player’s first two campaigns.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is offering a two hundred and fifty dollar reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the burning of a cross on July 21st, 2014 at the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church 1300 Rossview Road.
The lead investigator in the case is Detective Greg Rosencrants and information should be directed to him at 931.648.0656 extension 5382 or by e mail at Gregory.Rosencrants@cityofclarksville.com
If you wish to remain anonymous you can also use Crime Stoppers 931.645.TIPS (8477)
Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation Continues Strong 29-Year Giving Tradition
Nashville, TN – Kaitlyn Burkeen of Clarksville was recently awarded a $500.00 Kroger Nashville Division Scholarship Award from the Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation.
Burkeen was recognized on June 14th at the annual convention of the Tennessee Grocers and Convenience Store Association held at the Music City Center.
A graduate of Rossview High School, Burkeen will attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and major in Civil Engineering. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Sports Information Office
New Orleans, LA – Austin Peay State University sprinter Breigh Jones earned All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the association announced Tuesday.
This was their first game in the tournament.
West Virginia came out and scored in the first inning on a Tennessee error.
Madison Haught hit a double in the second to score Madison Rios to tie it up.
Friday, July 25th, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on a section of West Concord Drive near the Fort Campbell Boulevard intersection to repair a water valve. The work is anticipated to be finished by approximately 12:30pm.
The road will be open to traffic.
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