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Oklahoma City Dodgers get 9-6 win against Nashville Sounds at First Tennessee Park

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Oklahoma City Dodgers got a dynamite performance from starter Jharel Cotton in a 9-6 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 8,538 fans Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

Cotton allowed two unearned runs on just two hits in six innings. The right-hander struck out nine batters on the way to his seventh win of the season.

Oklahoma City’s Rob Segedin started his 4-for-4 night with a base hit to right-center to start the second inning. He moved to third on O’Koyea Dickson’s double and then scored on a groundout by Zach Walters.

Nashville Sounds Have Lost First Two Games in the Series

Nashville Sounds Have Lost First Two Games in the Series

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National Guard Force Protection Act of 2016 Improves Security at Armories

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – The National Guard Force Protection Act of 2016 was signed into law on June 10th in a ceremony at the War Memorial Building in Nashville. The Act provides 1.5 million dollars to improve the security of National Guard facilities throughout the state.

This bill requires the department of military to implement force protection enhancements at national guard facilities to include AI Phones, shatter resistant film, cameras, magnetic locks, barriers and mobile ballistic shields among other security enhancements.

Governor Bill Haslam signs the National Guard Force Protection Act of 2016 on June 10th in a ceremony at the War Memorial Building in Nashville. Pictured from left are: Rep. John Ragan, Sen. Mark Green, Rep. Charles Sargent, Leader Mark Norris, Gov. Haslam, Maj. Gen. Max Haston, Leader Gerald McCormick and Sen. Janice Bowling.

Governor Bill Haslam signs the National Guard Force Protection Act of 2016 on June 10th in a ceremony at the War Memorial Building in Nashville. Pictured from left are: Rep. John Ragan, Sen. Mark Green, Rep. Charles Sargent, Leader Mark Norris, Gov. Haslam, Maj. Gen. Max Haston, Leader Gerald McCormick and Sen. Janice Bowling.

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Austin Peay State University Basketball’s Chris Horton named to Miami Heat’s summer league roster

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball standout Chris Horton‘s first shot at the pros will come with the Miami Heat.

Horton was announced as part of the Heat’s roster for the NBA Summer League in Orlando and Las Vegas. Horton and the Heat’s first game will be Saturday, July 2nd in Orlando.

Former APSU Basketball great Chris Horton heads to Orlando and Las Vegas as part of Miami Heat's summer league roster

Former APSU Basketball great Chris Horton heads to Orlando and Las Vegas as part of Miami Heat’s summer league roster

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Bonnie Blue Avenue Area Water Outage

 

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Bonnie Blue Avenue from Twelve Oakes Boulevard to Mammy Lane to repair a water main leak.

Residents in the surrounding area may also experience low water pressure during the work.

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AAA says Declare a Designated Driver this Fourth of July Weekend

 

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AAATampa, FL – Independence Day traditionally ranks as one of the year’s deadliest holidays due to drunk-driving crashes.

The most recent data available from the 2014 holiday weekend revealed that 164 people were killed in crashes involving at least one driver with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher. That number represents almost half (41%) of all crash fatalities for the entire holiday weekend.

Celebrate Independence Day Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

Celebrate Independence Day Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

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City of Clarksville Offices closed July 4th

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville offices will be closed Monday, July 4th for the Independence Day holiday.

Offices will be open Tuesday, July 5th at normal hours.

Have a safe and fun holiday!

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Clarksville Police Department releases Operation Dry Water Results

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The nationwide June 24th-26th Operation Dry Water campaign resulted in numerous Clarksville Police interactions with boaters last weekend in hopes of making the upcoming Fourth of July weekend a safer holiday.

Clarksville Marine Patrol Officers made a total of thirty-six boating stops over the three day operation. Officers dealt with nine incidents of careless vessel operation and seven incidents of vessels obstructing the channel.

Clarksville Marine Patrol Officers took part in Operation Dry Water campaign June 24th-26th.

Clarksville Marine Patrol Officers took part in Operation Dry Water campaign June 24th-26th.

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Dunbar Cave State Park to hold Cave Hikes in July, 2016

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – In July, Dunbar Cave State Park will hold cave hikes Wednesday through Sunday at 10:00am.

Due to the presence of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) in our cave, clean caving protocols are in effect.

Each person must bring two pairs of shoes- boots or shoes with good traction, and any type of footwear to change into so that the WNS fungus is not carried out on your shoes.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum July 2016 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in July at the Museum are: Portraits of William Stamms Shackelford, Carol LeBaron: Life Source, Taking a Look at Cave Johnson, Amy Chase: Rediscovered Relationships, Art & Lunch: Carol LeBaron, Children’s Summer Camp: Explorers’ Camp, and Picasso Portraits.

Amy Chase - Interminable Dissolution

Amy Chase – Interminable Dissolution

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Austin Peay State University hires Marcelius Braxton as new director of APSU’s Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has hired Marcelius Braxton as the new director for the APSU Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center effective July 1st.

Braxton previously worked at Missouri University of Science and Technology, where he served as a student service coordinator for the University’s Student Diversity, Outreach and Women’s Programs (SDOWP).

Marcelius Braxton

Marcelius Braxton

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