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National Corvette Museum Showcases History of NASCAR with New Exhibit “From Moonshine to Finish Line”

 

National Corvette MuseumBowling Green, KY – Well before modified race cars plastered with sponsor logos took to oval tracks across the country, small, fast stock cars could be seen speeding around the Appalachian region carrying bootleg whiskey, attempting to evade police. Drivers would modify their cars to make them quick and nimble, maximizing speed as well as space to carry their precious cargo.

The sport of “runnin’ shine” eventually evolved and the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) was officially founded in 1948 by Bill France, Sr. Today the sport is second to the NFL among professional sports franchises when it comes to television ratings in the United States.

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Nashville Sounds hold Salt Lake Bees scoreless in 1-0 win

 

Left-Hander Barry Zito Extends Scoreless Streak To 21 Innings Over Last Three Starts

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Barry Zito extended his scoreless streak and shut down the Bees on Friday night, leading Nashville to a 1-0 win in front of a record-setting 11,482 fans at First Tennessee Park.

The Sounds moved to 8-2 in their last 10 games and won six of eight during the homestand. They also improved to 9-11 in one-run contests, while the shutout was their sixth this season.

Zito did not begin his league-leading 12th start the way he wanted to, but was on point by the end of his outing. The Bees had base runners from the first batter until the fourth inning, but the veteran eventually settled in.

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Margery Allingham is a Mystery Writer You Should Know

 
Margery Allingham

Margery Allingham

Clarksville, TN – Margery Allingham is considered one of the four “Queens of Crime” along with Agatha Christie, Ngaio Marsh, and Dorothy L. Sayers. Margery was born in Ealing, London in 1904. Her father, Herbert John Allingham was editor of the Christian Globe and the New London Journal (for which Margery later wrote articles and Secton Blake stories). Her mother, Emily Jane Allingham, was also a contributor of stories to women’s magazines.

Margery’s aunt, Maud Hughes, ran a magazine where Margery published her first story when she was eight years old.

The family moved to the village of Layer Breton when Margery was a baby. She went to school there but returned to London in 1920 where she attended Regent Street Polytechnic. Studying drama and speech-training, Margery was able to cure a stammer she had suffered throughout her childhood. She also met her future husband, Philip Youngman Carter, at this school; he later collaborated with her and designed jackets for many of her books after they married in 1928. «Read the rest of this article»




Former APSU Soccer player Tatiana Ariza to make 2015 World Cup appearance for Colombia

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – As the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in mere days, one former Austin Peay State University soccer star will compete against the best players on the planet.

Tatiana Ariza will be one of 23 names on the Colombian National Team squad making the trip to Canada, and will wear number 15.

Tatiana Ariza. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

Tatiana Ariza. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital offers School and Sports Physicals this Summer

 

Medical Homes offer Saturday appointments

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) patient-centered medical home teams are conducting school and sports physicals now for BACH-enrolled TRICARE Prime beneficiaries’ during regular medical home hours Monday through Friday.

In addition, BACH’s patient-centered medical homes are offering eight Saturday appointment dates. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Downtown Market Upcoming Events

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – A community‐favorite and shopping destination, the Clarksville Downtown Market on Public Square offers a variety of events.

Festivities are free of charge and diverse, offering something for visitors of all ages looking to have a great time at one of Clarksville’s most treasured gathering places.

The Clarksville Downtown Market will have approximately 70 vendors on hand offering local fresh produce, baked goods, local honey, milk, home décor, seasonal flowers and more.

The lower section of the Downtown Market in Historic Downtown Clarksville, Tennessee.

The lower section of the Downtown Market in Historic Downtown Clarksville, Tennessee.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Excalibur Drive Water Outage

 

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Excalibur Drive to repair a water main leak.  Area residents may also experience low water pressure during the work.

The road is passable.

The repair is anticipated to be finished and water service restored by approximately 4:30pm.

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APSU Baseball’s Alex Robles one of 10 players named to John Olerud watch list

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSULubbock, TXAlex Robles, a starting pitcher and infielder for the Austin Peay State University baseball team, was one of 10 players named to the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Watch List.

Earlier this season, Robles became the first baseball player in Ohio Valley Conference history to receive multiple first-team honors in the same season.

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Beachaven Winery’s Jazz on the Lawn features Jim Gibson Band this Saturday, June 6th

 

Beachaven WineryClarksville, TN – Beachaven Winery’s ‘Jazz on the Lawn’ concert series continues this Saturday, June 6th with music by the Jim Gibson Band.

The music starts at 6:30pm and goes until 9:30pm.

The Jim Gibson Band play at Jazz on the Lawn this Saturday.

The Jim Gibson Band play at Jazz on the Lawn this Saturday.

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Austin Peay State University, Mid-Cumberland Regional Safety Council to offer BBS, OSHA training courses

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University is partnering with the Mid-Cumberland Regional Safety Council to offer Behavioral Based Safety Training and OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Training classes this month.

Both classes will be held in McReynolds Building, room 219 on the University campus.

Behavior Based Safety Training (BBS) is an employee-driven performance management process designed to cultivate a proactive and safe work culture. «Read the rest of this article»

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