Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds salvaged a series split with the Iowa Cubs by taking Friday night’s contest 7-1 in front of 11,552 fans at First Tennessee Park. It was the third largest crowd in stadium history. Nashville jumped out to a 6-0 lead through two innings and the bullpen held on the rest of the way to close out the series.
The Sounds got off to a hot start in the opening frame by putting up a three-spot on the scoreboard. Franklin Barreto opened up the frame inning with a trickler back up the middle. He came around to score the opening run of the ball game on a sacrifice fly from Renato Nunez. Mark Canha continued the scoring in the opening frame by ripping a two-run single into center field to give Nashville starter, Felix Doubront a three-run cushion.
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New York, NY – Austin Peay State University baseball alumnus Alex Robles was selected in the 30th round of Major League Baseball’s Draft, Wednesday.
Robles, of Tucson, Arizona, was selected with the first pick of the 30th round (886th overall) by the Minnesota Twins. Drafted as a right-handed pitcher, he becomes the fifth Governors player selected in the MLB draft over the past two seasons and the 41st to be drafted since 1972.
Clarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind citizens to lock your vehicles. Seriously Montgomery County, lock your vehicles.
Numerous neighborhoods in the county have seen a dramatic increase in personal property stolen out of vehicles.
Criminals are car-hopping, which is when a person walks a neighborhood at night checking for unlocked vehicles.
Nashville, TN – This week, Soldiers and Airmen of the Tennessee National Guard are taking part in a statewide exercise focused on cyber threats.
This is part of the annual joint Tennessee Maneuvers (TNMAN) exercise, working with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, Tennessee State Guard, and various other state agencies taking place June and July.
“TNMAN exercises one of the three key focus areas of the National Guard – Domestic Operations,” said Lt. Col. Jeffrey Brown, G3 Directorate of Military Support, Tennessee Army National Guard.
Clarksville, TN – This summer, area high school students can learn the skills needed to create their own video game as Austin Peay State University’s Department of Computer Science and Information Technology presents EDGE, the Educating Developing Games Experience summer camp.
The EDGE camp will be offered in two sessions, with the first session lasting from July 10th-14th and the second session taking place July 24th-28th. Each session lasts from 9:30am-3:30pm and all sessions take place at the Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building on the University campus.
Fort Campbell, KY – United States Army Garrison Fort Campbell will bid farewell to Col. James R. Salome Jr. and welcome Col. Joseph P. Kuchan on June 23rd, 2017 at 10:30am during a Change of Command ceremony in front of the Garrison Headquarters at 39 Normandy Boulevard.
Kuchan, born in Geneva, Switzerland but a native of Peoria, Illinois, was commissioned into the Infantry in 1995 from the United States Military Academy. He has served in a variety of Command and Staff position in the 82nd Airborne Division and 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and has deployed multiple times to both Iraq and Afghanistan.
Friday, June 16th, 2017
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water is repairing a water main leak on Fort Campbell Boulevard causing low water pressure between 1200 Fort Campbell Boulevard and Fountainbleau Road.
The road is open to traffic.
Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, United Way to dedicate trail June 21st
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will help celebrate United Way Worldwide’s Day of Action at Liberty Park with the grand opening of the Born Learning Trail, an interactive set of activities for young children and their caregivers.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 2:00pm June 21st, 2017. Prior to the ceremony, from 8:00am to noon, 35 local United Way volunteers will help install the trail at Liberty Park.
Tennessee Unemployment Falls Below the National Average in May 2017
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) Commissioner Burns Phillips announces a preliminary unemployment rate of 4.0 percent for May, remarkably dropping nearly an entire percentage point from April’s revised rate of 4.7 percent.
Declining one-tenth of a percentage point from the previous month, the national preliminary rate now stands at 4.3 percent.
Clarksville, TN – At 1:00pm on Thursday, June 29th, 2017, Austin Peay State University’s GovNow Dual Enrollment program will host an open house for home school students and their parents in the Morgan University Center, Room 307.
GovNow allows high school juniors and seniors from across Tennessee to get a jumpstart on their college careers, and potentially save more than $7,000 on tuition toward a two-year or four-year degree.
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