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Nashville Sounds hold off Albuquerque Isotopes, 13-12

 

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Nashville Tied For First Place After 17-Hit Outburst

Nashville SoundsAlbuquerque, NM – Fueled by another incredible night at the plate, the Nashville Sounds (71-59) outlasted the Albuquerque Isotopes in a 13-12 slugfest Tuesday night at Isotopes Park. The win, coupled with a Memphis Redbirds loss in El Paso, puts the Sounds back in a tie for first place of the American Conference Southern Division.

The Sounds’ 17-hit performance was one shy of the team’s season high, and Matt Clark, Logan Schafer and Pete Orr led the way with three hits each.

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Nashville Sounds Baseball

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Cayce Drive Water Outage

 

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Cayce Drive and Knox Lane to repair water main leak. The repair work is anticipated to be finished by approximately 1:30am.

The roads are open to traffic.

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State of Tennessee Successfully Completes $190 Million Bond Sale

 

Tennessee ComptrollerNashville, TN – The State of Tennessee completed the sale of just over $190 million worth of general obligation bonds today at some of the lowest interest rates in Tennessee history.

The debt offering was sold in two series, consisting of Series A for $111,065,000 in tax-exempt bonds and Series B for $79,160,000 of tax-exempt refunding bonds. The combined true interest cost of the bonds is 2.99%. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Education Announces Next Round of Priority, Focus Schools

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education today announced the newest round of Priority and Focus Schools, as well as school-level TCAP results.

Tennessee’s accountability system identifies three types of schools, as required by the U.S. Department of Education: Priority, Focus, and Reward Schools. Priority and Focus Schools are named every three years, and the first designation was in 2012.

Priority Schools are the 5 percent of schools across the state with the lowest overall performance. Focus Schools are 10 percent of schools with the largest achievement gaps between groups of students, regardless of overall performance. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s First Advantage Bank donates iPads to P.I.E. Partner Barksdale Elementary

 

First Advantage BankClarksville, TN – Barksdale Elementary School is kicking off the school year right with the help of Partner in Education, First Advantage Bank. New Apple iPads and an Apple charging station have been donated to the school.

Barksdale Elementary class with iPads donated by First Advantage Bank.

Barksdale Elementary class with iPads donated by First Advantage Bank.

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APSU Annual Basketball Bash set for Saturday at Bud Barn

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Governors Club is sponsoring the annual Basketball Bash, beginning 6:00pm, Saturday, at the Bud Barn on the Charles Hand Farm.

Tickets for the annual Austin Peay basketball fundraiser are $40.00 each.

All proceeds for the event benefit both the Governors and Lady Govs basketball programs—it has been dedicated to summer school scholarships in both programs’ efforts to graduate their respective players on time.

The Annual Basketball Bash is set for Saturday night at the Bud Barm. (APSU Sports Information)

The Annual Basketball Bash is set for Saturday night at the Bud Barm. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nashville Zoo Animal Art Auction this Thursday, August 21st

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – On Thursday, August 21st, The annual Wild Impressions: Animal Art Auction is celebrating its 10th year. Join Nashville Zoo keepers for an after-hours party that gives guests the opportunity to browse and bid on original masterpieces created by Nashville Zoo animals.

This year’s art auction theme, Jubilemur, spotlights the Zoo’s involvement in lemur conservation initiatives. During the event, guests can bid on dozens of extraordinary pieces of art work created by Nashville Zoo animals while enjoying food and cocktails.

Macaw Painting for the 2014 Wild Impressions Art Auction. (Amiee Stubbs)

Macaw Painting for the 2014 Wild Impressions Art Auction. (Amiee Stubbs)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Fall Family Campout September 13th-14th, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department invites you to sleep under the stars at Billy Dunlop Park.

Register today for the fall Family Campout beginning at 2:00pm Saturday, September 13th, until 9:00am Sunday, September 14th at the park located at 1930 East Boy Scout Road.

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Austin Peay State University professors publish Civil War diary about life in Clarksville

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a cold night in February 1862, the moans and whimpers of injured Confederate soldiers filled the streets of Clarksville.

Hospitals had been set up in local buildings to treat the wounded, following the Battle of Fort Donelson in nearby Dover, and whispered rumors claimed the Union army was heading for the city.

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Chris Drive and Business Park Drive Water Outages

 

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Chris Drive and Stephen Drive in the Medallion Acres subdivision and on West Dunbar Cave Road and Business Park Drive in the Clarksville Business Park to repair water main leaks.

Both repairs are anticipated to be finished by approximately 12:00pm.

The roads are open to traffic.

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