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Nashville Sounds Chris Carter shines in 6-5 win over Memphis Redbirds

 

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Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – Chris Carter drove in five runs and scored a pair to propel the Nashville Sounds past the Memphis Redbirds 6-5 Tuesday night at AutoZone Park.

Carter put on his best performance of the season in a Sounds uniform. A two-run blast in the second inning clawed into the Redbirds lead, his RBI single in the fourth tied the game, and his eighth inning two-run triple secured the victory for the Sounds.

The Redbirds jumped on Ben Bracewell and the Sounds early, plating three runs in the opening inning. Tyler O’Neill drove in a pair of runs with a base hit while former Sound, Rangel Ravelo picked up a one-run single.

Slugger Plays Role in All Six Nashville Runs. (Nashville Sounds)

Slugger Plays Role in All Six Nashville Runs. (Nashville Sounds)

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Montgomery County announces Paula Atkins as Downtown Plaza Event Program Manager

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Paula Atkins has been selected as the Event Program Manager for the Downtown Plaza. Atkins, previously worked for Oak Grove Tourism in Oak Grove, KY as an event coordinator, and has a bachelor’s degree from Austin Peay State University.

She also worked as a coordinator for two years in the special event department for City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

Paula Atkins, Downtown Plaza Event Program Manager.

Paula Atkins, Downtown Plaza Event Program Manager.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s statement on Kroger decision

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan released this statement Tuesday about Kroger discontinuing its North Clarksville store project:

“Of course, we are disappointed that a major retailer has discontinued a big project in the City of Clarksville,” Mayor Kim McMillan said Tuesday.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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101st Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers compete to represent FORSCOM in Philip A. Connelly Program

 

Written by Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A team of food service specialists assigned to E Company, 6th Battalion, 101st General Support Aviation Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, representing the XVIII Airborne Corps competed in the penultimate event of the Army’s Philip A. Connelly Program for field feeding August 9th, 2017 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Evaluators from U.S. Army Forces Command inspected the team’s field feeding site, situated in Fort Campbell’s training area, questioning members of the team and examining the team’s operational implementation of regulations covering food service. If the team wins, it will represent FORSCOM in the Department of the Army level competition which begins later in the year.

Specialist Johnsid Legaspi, a food service specialist assigned to E Company, 6th Battalion, 101st General Support Aviation Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, helps prepare a lunch featuring fried chicken Aug. 9 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Legaspi is part of a 13-member team participating in the Army’s premier culinary arts competition, the Philip A. Connelly Program. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

Specialist Johnsid Legaspi, a food service specialist assigned to E Company, 6th Battalion, 101st General Support Aviation Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, helps prepare a lunch featuring fried chicken Aug. 9 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Legaspi is part of a 13-member team participating in the Army’s premier culinary arts competition, the Philip A. Connelly Program. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

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Comedy “Boeing, Boeing” opens at Cumberland Arts Centre August 18th

 

Cumberland Arts Centre Dinner Theatre - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – “Boeing, Boeing”, the hilarious high-flying comedy by Marc Camoletti, opens this weekend at the Cumberland Arts Centre Dinner Theatre in Downtown Clarksville.

The play involves a Paris bachelor who is keeping 3 ladies on the string. All three ladies are Air Hostesses for 3 major airlines and have 3 different schedules.

But, with the advent of the new Boeing jet planes, the schedules become harder to keep up with. Laughter ensues when all 3 ladies show up on the same day.

(L to R) Amy Snider, Nicole June and Mary Beth Hawkins in "Boeing, Boeing”

(L to R) Amy Snider, Nicole June and Mary Beth Hawkins in “Boeing, Boeing”

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Clarksville Police arrest Man out on Bond for Theft a week later

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On July 28th, 2017, Johns Banks was released on bond after being charged with three counts of Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, and Weapon Possession in conjunction with a home invasion at a Blakemore Drive residence in which a man was shot.

He is back in jail charged with two counts of theft. Both thefts occurred after individuals used the application LETGO to advertise cellphones they were selling and met with Banks, who, allegedly was going to purchase the phones.

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APSU Volleyball selected second in OVC Preseason Poll

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballBrentwood, TN – Expectations will run high for Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team after the Ohio Valley Conference’s coaches and sports information directors picked them to finish second in the 2017 regular-season race, Tuesday.

In addition to the preseason poll, senior middle blocker Ashley Slay and junior setter Kristen Stucker were named to the 14-member Preseason All-OVC team. Each following a First-Team All-OVC appearance for each last season.

Austin Peay Volleyball picked to finish second in the 2017 Season by OVC Coaches and Sports Information Directors. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball picked to finish second in the 2017 Season by OVC Coaches and Sports Information Directors. (APSU Sports Information)

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Planters Bank Presents “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “2001: A Space Odyssey” at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

“Planters Bank Presents…” Film Series

Planters Bank Presents at the Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The “Planters Bank Presents…” film series to show “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” this Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at the Roxy Regional Theatre at 2:00pm. Then on Monday, August 21th, there will be a special screening of “2001: A Space Odyssey” at 6:00pm to cap off the Total Solar Eclipse.

“Close Encounters of the Third Kind” is a classic sci-fi tale about ordinary people and their extraordinary meetings with extraterrestrials. After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Planters Bank Presents to show "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" on August 20th and then "2001: A Space Odyssey" on August 21st at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

Planters Bank Presents to show “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” on August 20th and then “2001: A Space Odyssey” on August 21st at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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APSU Women’s Basketball coach David Midlick signs two players

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team will have two more fresh faces when classes start at month’s end as Alecia Gulledge, of Bolingbrook, Illinois, and Gabby Gregory, who is originally from Irving, Texas, have signed scholarships to close the 2017-18 recruiting period.

Gulledge, a 5-10 forward, comes to Clarksville after playing two seasons for head coach Mike Helmer at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball Team gets two new players during the Summer. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball Team gets two new players during the Summer. (APSU Sports Information)

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My Two Cents: When The Music Dies

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN – I took a motorcycle trip this weekend and with it comes lots of time for reflection as I roll down the highway. It’s one of my greatest pleasures now. The music and me.  Alone.  

It’s been a sad couple of years for losing musical icons.  It seemed like every day there was one right after another.  I remember thinking, “boy this year sucks.”  Then another, and another.

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