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Nashville Sounds fall 4-2 to Oklahoma City Dodgers Thursday night

 

Fernando Rodriguez Throws Three No-Hit Innings

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Behind a four-run second inning, the Oklahoma City Dodgers held off a comeback bid from the Nashville Sounds – who fell 4-2 at First Tennessee Park on Thursday night. Brad Mills (6 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 3 K) received the ball for the Sounds and sans the one bad inning, was largely effective for the home team. Oklahoma City loaded the bases with no outs in the second frame and scored all four of their runs. They would lead wire-to-wire. Nashville Sounds Baseball «Read the rest of this article»

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Honest-1 Auto Care to hold Drive By Baby Shower to Benefit Hope Pregnancy Center

 

Hope Pregnancy CenterClarksville, TN – This Saturday, a new local business will host a Grand Opening celebration with a twist. Instead of simply inviting prospective customers to enjoy a free snack and learn more about what they have to offer, Honest-1 Auto Care is asking friends to make a difference for a local charity on Saturday, April 25th.

Honest-1 Auto Care is located at 2068 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard in Clarksville and is preparing for a great event. 88.3 WAY-FM will be broadcasting live from 8:00am to 12:00pm. It promises to be a fun morning, with free food and lots of giveaways. Excitement is high at Hope Pregnancy Center over this unique opportunity. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Governors Golf ready to make noise at OVC Championship

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUMuscle Shoals, AL – Austin Peay State University men’s golf will compete for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament title for the first time under head coach Robbie Wilson, Friday-Sunday, at The Shoals, a Robert Trent Jones Trail Course.

The three-day, 54-hole event will be competed on The Shoals Fighting Joe course, a par 72, 7,258-yard layout.

Austin Peay Men's Golf heads to Muscle Shoals for OVC Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf heads to Muscle Shoals for OVC Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires holds Trunk Show during Quilts of the Cumberland event

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt Show held a Trunk Show on Thursday, April 16th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church.  Charlie Rhea presented a lecture and quilt trunk show entitled “Quilting Through the Years with Jamie and Charlie.”

Jamie Williams, her friend and quilting partner, was ill and did not want to pass it around so she did not attend.

Charlie Rhea talks about quilting during the Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

Charlie Rhea talks about quilting during the Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

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APSU Governors Baseball takes on second place Morehead State Eagles at home this weekend

 

Austin Peay vs. Morehead State

Friday-Sunday, April 24th-26th, 2015
Clarksville, TN | Raymond C. Hand Park

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Another red-hot Ohio Valley Conference opponent visits Raymond C. Hand Park when Austin Peay hosts Morehead State in a three-game league set.

The series gets underway with a 6:00pm, Friday contest followed by a 2:00pm, Saturday matchup. A 1:00pm, Sunday contest will wrap up the weekend series.

Austin Peay Baseball plays Morehead State at Raymond C. Hand Park this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball plays Morehead State at Raymond C. Hand Park this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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Last Chance to See Current Exhibits at the Customs House Museum

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House museum will be changing out its spaces at the end of the month, leaving less than two weeks for art lovers to view the current exhibits by award-winning artists.

The museum offers an average of thirty temporary shows each year, and the current ones features a variety of styles and subject matter.

Artist Lynn Garwood.

Artist Lynn Garwood.

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Tennessee Titans ready for NFL Draft; Hold Second Overall Pick

 

80th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting

Thursday, April 30th–Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 • Auditorium Theatre • Chicago, IL

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Titans are scheduled to make their highest draft pick since the team moved to Tennessee when the 80th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting commences on Thursday, April 30th in Chicago, IL.

The NFL will conduct the seven-round draft from Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago, while Titans personnel will be headquartered at Saint Thomas Sports Park in Nashville.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Summer Youth Program set to start June 1st

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Youth Program will begin June 1st with the opening of program sites and will end July 10th. This year’s theme is “Blast from the Past!”

The Summer Youth Program is a six-week day camp-type program that is offered each summer to youths, ages 6-16. Gyms at various locations are staffed with directors and assistants, who will help with playtime activities and provide free, instructional classes such as dance and karate.

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Austin Peay State University graduate Conor Scruton to study poetry at summer house of Robert Frost

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A small, white house located on a farm in New Hampshire, the property now known as The Frost Place served as American poet Robert Frost’s summer home from 1915 through 1938.

It was on that humble plot of land where Frost formed many of the poems that would eventually earn him, among other honors, a Congressional Gold Medal and four Pulitzer Prizes. In 1977, 14 years after his death, the farmhouse was transformed into The Frost Place and became a retreat for emerging American poets.

English student Conor Scruton composes a poem on a typewriter in APSU's Harned Hall on Monday, April 13, 2015. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

English student Conor Scruton composes a poem on a typewriter in APSU’s Harned Hall on Monday, April 13, 2015. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

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Fort Campbell’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team “Strike” holds activation cermony for 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion

 

Written by Sgt. David Cox
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division held an activation ceremony for 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion April 16th at Freedom Fighters Physical Fitness Center Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

The 39th BEB, first activated April 25th, 1942, at Camp Bowie, Texas, received various unit citations during the Vietnam War. It has been reactivated because the restructuring of BCTs laid out in the Department of the Army’s BCT 2020 initiative.

Lt. Col. Christopher D. Payant, center, commander of the 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, passes the unit colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Vincent Silva, the senior noncommissioned officer of the 39th BEB, during an activation ceremony for the aforementioned battalion April 16, 2015, at Freedom Fighters Physical Fitness Center here. (Sgt. David Cox, 2BCT PAO)

Lt. Col. Christopher D. Payant, center, commander of the 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, passes the unit colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Vincent Silva, the senior noncommissioned officer of the 39th BEB, during an activation ceremony for the aforementioned battalion April 16, 2015, at Freedom Fighters Physical Fitness Center here. (Sgt. David Cox, 2BCT PAO)

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