Clarksville, TN – West Creek High School’s volleyball team picked up its first District 10-AAA tournament title in the program’s history October 9th, but had to fight off a determined Clarksville High School squad in a five-game thriller by scores of 22-25, 25-23, 25-15, 23-25 and 15-12.
The Lady Coyotes (37-12) had rolled through the district during the regular season, going 14-0 and only being forced into a five-set match only twice in those matchups, but found themselves down 1-0 to the Lady Wildcats (16-6) and trailing 22-14 in the second game – with their tournament title chances slipping away.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team heads north for a pivotal Ohio Valley Conference weekend when the Lady Govs face Southeast Missouri (6:30pm, Friday) and SIU Edwardsville (1:00pm, Sunday) in conference action.
Fort Campbell, KY – Army Community Service will run a live feed of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Virtual Family Readiness Forums on October 14th from 12:00pm to 3:00pm and again on October 15th from 7:30am to 11:30am, at the Family Resource Center.
The Virtual Family Readiness Forums will be held in Washington, DC at the annual AUSA Conference. The topic of discussion for October 14th will be “Family Transitions: Supporting You Through Your Military Life Journey” and the topic on October 15th will be “The Future of Our Military Children.” «Read the rest of this article»
Team Rebrands With New Colors, Music-Centric Theming
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds unveiled a new primary logo today to kick off a rebranding effort, which will coincide with the team’s move to state-of-the-art First Tennessee Park next season.
The new identity pays tribute to Nashville as the world-famous “Music City.” The centerpiece of the identity is a new guitar pick “N” logo stylized from an f-hole on a guitar.
Broadway Burnt Orange, Sunburst Tan, Neon Orange, and Cash Black make up the club’s new official colors. The Sounds are the first professional sports team to use Neon Orange in its color scheme.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports West Creek High School threats Suspect had no means of carrying out threats
Montgomery County, TN – A suspect in custody after posting threats on a social media Web site had no means to carry out the threats, according to investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
The suspect is a minor and a student at West Creek High School, where the threats had been directed in the social media posts. Investigators found that the suspect did not have weapons to carry out the threats.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team will seek to equal its best-ever start to Ohio Valley Conference play when it starts a four-match road trip with a 7:00pm, Friday contest at SIU Edwardsville.
The Lady Govs then continue the weekend swing with a 2:00pm, Saturday affair at Eastern Illinois.
Hankook Tire Held Groundbreaking Ceremony on Clarksville Tennessee Plant; First in the United States
Hankook Tire broke ground for the new Tennessee Plant as the first U.S.-based production facility, expected to be completed by 2016.
Clarksville, TN – Hankook Tire, the leading and one of the fastest growing tire companies in the world, held a groundbreaking ceremony today for its new United States plant based in Clarksville, Tennessee.
The Tennessee Plant is Hankook Tire’s eighth global production base and the first U.S.-based facility. Tennessee Governor, Bill Haslam and various local and state officials as well as media representatives.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayoral candidate and Ward 10 councilman Bill Summers will attend the Clarksville branch of the NAACP’s Political Forum today, October 9th, at the Lettie M. Parker-Kendall Community Center.
Summers, as well as the other candidates in attendance, will be given the opportunity to answer questions about the pressing issues in Clarksville.
The Political Forum is free and the public is encouraged to attend to listen to the platforms of each candidate and to make an informed vote on Election Day.
Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to hold Breast Cancer Awareness Ceremony/Walk on October 17th
BACH invites Community to join this Event
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s medical team is hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness ceremony and walk October 17th at noon at the hospital’s “A” building Veranda, next to the healing garden. Breast cancer survivors, their families and the community are invited to attend.
“This is a special time we can offer our support to Soldiers, Retirees and Families who have braved through the diagnosis, treatments and battles with breast cancer. It is also a time to reflect and remember our community members who have lost the battle to breast cancer,” said BACH commander Col. George N. Appenzeller. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of two cases of enterovirus D68 in Tennessee. One patient resides in West Tennessee and the other in East Tennessee. Both were young children who were hospitalized for their illnesses, but are now home and doing well.
“As expected, Tennessee has been impacted by enterovirus D68 as have most other states this fall,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. “We have now confirmed two cases, while other samples have tested positive for different, common, seasonal cold viruses. It is also likely other samples will test positive for EV-D68 in the future. «Read the rest of this article»
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