Nashville Extends Season-Long Winning Streak to Five Games
Nashville, TN – Jake Smolinski hit a go-ahead solo homer in the eighth inning and Chad Pinder had a perfect night to guide the Nashville Sounds to a thrilling 6-5 win over the Sacramento River Cats in front of 7,407 fans Thursday night at First Tennessee Park.
With the scored tied 5-5 in the bottom of the eighth, Smolinski hit the third pitch of the inning from Steven Okert over the center field wall to give the Sounds (21-19) a 6-5 lead.
The blast came just moments after the River Cats (16-25) plated two runs on three consecutive two-out hits in the top of the inning to even the game.
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team opened its final home weekend of 2016 by dropping both ends of a doubleheader to Big 12 Conference foe Oklahoma, 11-3 and 4-1, Thursday at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Austin Peay (27-20) led just once in the doubleheader grabbing a 2-1 lead in the third inning of the day’s first game.
Written by Maj. Darrin Haas
Nashville, TN – Maj. Gen. Terry “Max” Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, declared that the opening exercise for Tennessee Maneuvers 2016, the Guard’s largest statewide disaster drill in history, was “a complete success.”
From May 13th-16th, more than 600 Soldiers and 20 units from Tullahoma’s 30th Troop Command completed a series of grueling disaster preparedness exercises throughout Middle Tennessee testing the Guard’s ability to provide military assistance in the event of a catastrophic emergency. Soldiers worked alongside many state and local emergency agencies designed to test the abilities of all involved.
Clarksville, TN – Local singer/songwriter and worship leader Lydia Walker will be the featured musical artist for a gospel concert at Heart & Soul Church in downtown Clarksville.
The concert will be held on Sunday, May 22nd at 6:00pm. Heart & Soul Church is located at 334 Union Street.
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Nashville, TN – Austin Peay State University star senior center Chris Horton, who led the Govs to an improbable Ohio Valley Conference tourney title and NCAA tournament appearance, was voted the Men’s College Basketball Player of the Year by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association for the 2015-16 season, as announced by the organization Thursday.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Friday May 20th, from 8:00pm through Monday May 23rd, 3:00am, I-24 will be closed in both directions, for texture coating, milling, paving, replacing barrier walls, and installing pavement markers.
Montgomery County, TN – A National Safe Boating Week Proclamation signed May 3rd, 2016, by Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, and City of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan declared May 21st-27th, 2016 as National Safe Boating Week.
As the busy season of water activities begins and the public participates in many water based recreational activities, the United States Coast Guard and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary promotes public awareness of the important items every boater should realize about boating safety.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville reports a deep moisture will surge into Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee ahead of an approaching trough tonight with showers breaking out after midnight.
On Friday, widespread rain and isolated thunderstorms expected may produce heavy rainfall and possibly 1 to 2 inches of rain.
Isolated minor flooding may occur later in the day.
Clarksville, TN – There are mathematicians and there are artists, and then there is the rare breed that find a way to merge two of the most seemingly disparate fields of study imaginable.
Austin Peay State University math major Paul Watkins does not resemble the “traditional” math student – with long hair and an even longer beard, Watkins looks more like the type who would be at home in an art studio.
Clarksville, TN – Once upon a time in a faraway swamp, there lived a green ogre who one day found his home overrun by a group of banished fairytale misfits. Thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey to rescue a feisty princess.
The Roxy Regional School of the Arts presents an irreverently fun adventure for the entire family with “SHREK the Musical JR.” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, May 20th through June 11th.
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and the book by William Steig, “SHREK The Musical JR.” is directed and choreographed by Tom Thayer, with additional choreography by Emily Rourke and music direction by Lacey Connell.
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