Nashville, TN – The Reno Aces used a strong start by Shelby Miller to score a 3-2 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 5,058 fans Monday night at First Tennessee Park.
The two teams split the four-game series after the Sounds (70-53) won the first two games and the Aces (65-58) returned the favor in the final two.
Miller scattered 10 hits and limited the Sounds to two runs in 7 1/3 innings. He didn’t walk anybody and racked up nine strikeouts in his fourth win with Reno.
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 18th, 2016 the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library will hold Toddler time at 10:30am.
The Walk with Me (walkers) program is designed for toddlers that are walking and under the age of two. This program allows toddlers to explore language and books with their caregivers in a fun and intimate setting.
Nashville, TN – Nashville Sounds pitcher Jharel Cotton has been named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for his performance from August 8th-14th, the league announced this afternoon.
The right-hander made one start for the Sounds during the week and turned in a masterful performance. In an August 9th outing in Round Rock, Texas, Cotton narrowly missed a perfect game and settled for a one-hit, complete game shutout.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Assessor of Property Erinne Hester was recently designated as a Certified Public Administrator by The University of Tennessee County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) at a Capstone Event held at Montgomery Bell State Park.
To be designated a Certified Public Administrator; one must complete 80 credit hours in the County Officials Certificate Training Program (COCTP).
Clarksville, TN – In early July, dozens of small, happy-looking monsters overwhelmed the Austin Peay State University campus.
A month later, the creatures continue to hover across the lawns or hide in academic buildings, but in order to see them, a person needs a cell phone, the Pokemon Go app and the ability to walk while staring at a small screen.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Detective Kevin Rushing is trying to identify a suspect involved in a Burglary that took place at Sunbelt Rentals on 1951 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and is requesting public assistance.
On August 7th, 2016 between 8:10am and 3:30pm, the suspect showed up at the business three different times and each time he was wearing a different shirt. He stole a pole pruner, two pressure washers, and a lawn mower.
Tampa, FL – Oil prices rose $3.00 last week, pushing retail gas prices 3-4 cents higher in Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. This snapped a 62-day streak of gas price declines in Florida, for a total discount of 30 cents.
Current state averages remain 5-10 cents less than a month ago, 35-40 cents less than a year ago, and $1.30-$1.50 less than two years ago.
The 148th Meeting.
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Healthcare. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.
The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.
Topic: “The Confederate Governors of Kentucky”
Clarksville, TN – So often we admire paintings and artworks of artists who are not accessible for questions or comments. Not so was the case Thursday night, August 11th. Customs House Museum hosted a gala affair which introduced an exhibit entitled “Women Painting Women 2016”.
Featured artists’ works included those of Denise Stewart Sanabria who created life size cutouts of people whose only identity were numbers, but whose personalities were evident in the charcoal and pastel pencil on plywood models. They reminded one of oversized paper dolls, just ready to come to life.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University had two of its fall sports show some early potential in their first game-type efforts, with football having its first full scrimmage on August 13th at Fortera Stadium, while the soccer team played to a 1-1 tie versus Georgia State on August 14th in its lone exhibition match of the preseason.
For the football Govs, their offense showed some explosiveness that they were lacking last season, with scoring plays of 30 yards, 17 yards and 20 yards.
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