Following these simple tips can unlock savings on your summer vacation
Tampa, FL – Hotel demand will soon rise like the summer sun as we inch closer to what could become the most-traveled Memorial Day weekend in history.
“Our AAA travel forecast is not finished yet, but all indicators point to a booming travel season,” said Jennifer Butler, Managing Director of Travel Product Development, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Continuously low gas prices and improvements in the economy will likely encourage more people to travel in the coming months, so now is the time to book a hotel if you want to save some money.”
Brad Mills Produces Team’s Third Quality Start In Last Four Games
Nashville, TN – The Sounds fell victim to a four-run seventh inning at the hands of the Cubs on Thursday night, as Iowa stole the series finale at First Tennessee Park, 4-1.
Nashville dropped to 10-17 overall and 4-3 in series finales. They produced just four hits and struck out in 11 at-bats in the defeat.
Pitching took precedence for the Sounds once again though, as Brad Mills was fantastic on the bump. The left-hander notched the Sounds’ third quality start in the last four games by going 6.1 innings with five hits, two runs, two walks and five strikeouts.
101st Airborne Division holds inactivation ceremony for 159th Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Campbell
Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers, families and friends of the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gathered at the division parade field here, May 7th to conduct the final official ceremony in the brigade’s history.
After 18 years of service, the 159th CAB colors were cased at the ceremony by Col. Jimmy Blackmon, the final brigade commander of the 159th CAB “Thunder Brigade,” and retired Col. Bob Freeman, the honorary colonel of the brigade, signifying a conclusion to the legacy of this historic aviation unit.
Austin Peay vs. SIU Edwardsville
Friday-Sunday, May 8th-10th, 2015
Clarksville, TN – It’s déjà vu all over again for Austin Peay’s baseball team as it enters the final weekend of its Ohio Valley Conference schedule seeking a series win against SIU Edwardsville to improve its odds of qualifying for the OVC Baseball Championship.
The Govs and Cougars begin a three-game league set with a 6:00pm, Friday contest. The series continues with a 2:00pm, Saturday matchup followed by a 1:00pm, Sunday series finale.
Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 the Clarksville Police Department was dispatched to a traffic crash on Fort Campbell Boulevard involving a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle. The driver of the motorcycle died at the scene.
The name of the deceased motorcycle driver is 34-year-old Clarksville resident John B. Cruz.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to host Civil War Summer Camp
Clarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center is proud to host the City’s Civil War Summer Camp for history savvy youth. The Camp will be two, one-week sessions for boys and girls in the 5th and 6th grades this June.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for a student to learn about life during the Civil War and participate in activities relating to the period,” said William Parker, Historical Interpreter at Fort Defiance. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports Information
Brentwood, TN – Sophomore triple jump artist Kaylnn Pitts, of the Austin Peay State University track and field team, has been named adidas® / Ohio Valley Conference Co-Female Field Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Wednesday.
Clarksville, TN – This Saturday, May 9th, Hilltop Supermarket is hosting “Karing for Kenai” Spring Festival. The Spring Festival is a fundraiser for 13-year old Kenai Payes Langley who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
There will be a yard sale from 7:00am until 3:00pm. Hilltop is still taking donations that can be dropped off at the store anytime.
Thursday, May 7th, 2015
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed a section of Parade Drive between Isaac Drive and Fire Break Drive to install a water service line. Parade Drive motorists will be detoured to Isaac and Fire Break during the work.
The installation work is anticipated to be finished and the road reopened by approximately 3:00pm.
Clarksville, TN – Slavery in the United States was officially abolished on December 6th, 1865 when the thirteenth amendment was ratified by three-fourth of the states. But while all remaining slaves became officially free on that day, the ripples from the United States’ violent history continue to be felt to this day.
Austin Peay State University students recently had an opportunity to converse with one of the preeminent experts on the history of slavery in the United States when they participated in an online question and answer session with journalist, and Cornell University history professor, Ed Baptist.
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