Memphis, TN – The Memphis Redbirds scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to send the Nashville Sounds to a heart-breaking 7-6 loss Thursday night at AutoZone Park.
Armed with a 6-5 lead going into the bottom of the ninth, the Sounds were three outs away from clinching the American Southern Division title after Round Rock defeated New Orleans.
The celebration was put on hold when Memphis center fielder Harrison Bader drilled a game-tying solo home run off Sounds reliever Aaron Kurcz to level the score at 6-6.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced that newly released data from ACT show that nearly 1,300 more Tennessee public school students became eligible for the HOPE scholarship in 2016 by achieving composite scores of 21 or higher.
With more Tennessee students than ever before taking the ACT, Tennessee public high school students held steady at a 19.4 average score, whereas nationally scores declined as more students participated.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department reports that the Heritage Park Splash Pad will be temporarily closed on Friday, August 26th, 2016 for repairs. It is expected to reopen to the public on Saturday, August 27th at 10:00am.
Cool off at one of our other splash pad locations: Dixon Park, Edith Pettus Park, or Lettie Kendall Park.
Fort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldier was apprehended this afternoon by military police after they responded to a report of shots fired near Campbell Army Airfield.
The soldier allegedly entered Hangar 8 on the airfield at approximately 11:30am and fired two shots. Installation law enforcement was notified and immediately responded. The soldier fled the hangar in his privately owned vehicle and law enforcement pursued.
During the pursuit, the soldier hit another vehicle but was able to continue his flight to his on-post residence. He attempted to leave his vehicle on foot, but was subdued by law enforcement and taken into custody.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Officers responded to an Aggravated Assault at 15 Lincoln Drive on August 10th, 2016.
A group of ten to fifteen males and one female assaulted two people.
19-year-old Travion Lisenbee from Clarksville and 20-year-old Marcellus Crawford from Clarksville have both been booked into Montgomery County Jail.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – On Sunday, August 28th, 2016 Governors FanFest will givie the local community a chance to meet, greet and play with Austin Peay State University student-athletes.
At 1:00pm, Austin Peay soccer will host Evansville in its 2016 home opener from Morgan Brothers Field, marking the first opportunity for Governor fans to see 2015 All-OVC performers McKenzie Dixon and Gina Fabbro and Pamela Penaloza, a member of Colombia’s U-20 National Team, wearing the new crest of APSU soccer.
Fort Campbell, KY – On Tuesday afternoon, August 25th, 2016 a 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldier was apprehended by military police after they responded to a report of an active shooter near Campbell Army Airfield.
There have been no reports of any injuries and at this time and the installation is currently secure, the gates are open and there are no threats to the post or local communities.
More details will be released as they become available.
Fort Campbell, KY – Earlier today, Tuesday, August 25th, 2016 there was a report from Fort Campbell Army Base that there was an active shooter situation on base.
Austin Peay Police was notified at approximately 12:33pm to secure the APSU Center at Fort Campbell. At approximately 12:36pm, Austin Peay Police was notified that the situation had ended with the apprehension of a person and the APSU Center at Fort Campbell could re-open.
Clarksville, TN – The sixth-annual Sportsfest sponsored by Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department was held Saturday, August 20th at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center located within Liberty Park at 1188 Cumberland Drive.
Scores of families attended the display of sports groups’ information and numerous activities outdoors.
Thursday, August 25th, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Pembroke Road from Pembroke Place to Tiny Town Road for water main and water pressure valve maintenance.
The northbound lane of Pembroke Road will also be closed between Pembroke Place and the State Line Road.
The work is anticipated to be finished and water service restored and the lane reopened by approximately 1:00pm.
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