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Nashville Sounds fall to Round Rock Express 7-6

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Round Rock Express came out victorious 7-6 over the Nashville Sounds in front of 11,144 fans at First Tennessee Park Saturday night. The crowd broke the ballpark’s single-season attendance record previously set in 2015.

The Express scored a run in each of the final two innings of the back-and-forth contest to secure the victory and even up the all-time series between the two ball clubs at 104 games apiece.

Nashville applied the pressure in the bottom of the ninth inning by sending the game-winning run to the plate but was unable to cash in. Trailing 7-5 with one out in the frame, Yairo Munoz laced a double into the gap in right center field.

First Tennessee Park Sets Single-Season Attendance Record Saturday night. (Nashville Sounds)

First Tennessee Park Sets Single-Season Attendance Record Saturday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Volleyball takes down No. 19 Missouri in five sets

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team overcame a five-point deficit in the final set to stun No. 19 Missouri in five sets (25-11, 19-25, 27-25, 22-25, 17-15), Saturday afternoon in the second day of the Culvers Governors Challenge at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay (3-0) faced a five-point, 10-5, deficit in the fifth set after Missouri (2-2) rallied for runs of three and four points in the early part of the frame.

Austin Peay Volleyball takes down No. 19 Missouri at the Dunn Center Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball takes down No. 19 Missouri at the Dunn Center Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Montgomery County’s RichEllen Park holds Total Solar Eclipse viewing event

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeClarksville, TN – On Monday, August 21st, 2017, Montgomery County Parks and Recreation held a Total Solar Eclipse viewing event at RichEllen Park. The event started at 10:00am and lasted until 3:00pm. The event was free and open to the public.

Hundreds of people came out to enjoy the park, good food and mingle with neighbors, family and friends. Montgomery Central Little League was manning the concession stand making fresh hamburgers, hotdogs, etc, available for purchase. All proceeds from concessions sales went to the League.

Total Solar Eclipse from Montgomery County's RichEllen Park.

Total Solar Eclipse from Montgomery County’s RichEllen Park.

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Tennessee County Unemployment Rates Improve Across Much of the State

 

July 2017 Reflects a Positive Shift in 40 Tennessee Counties.

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Amid historic lows in statewide unemployment figures, Tennessee’s county unemployment rates for July 2017 showed improvement in a large number of counties, according to data released today by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

Forty of Tennessee’s 95 counties bettered their unemployment rates, compared to June 2017 and 31 counties saw no movement during the latest survey.

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Clarksville Police Investigate Friday night Homicide

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, August 25th, 2017 around 10:00pm, Clarksville Police responded to a shooting in progress at an apartment complex on the 3100 Block of Fort Campbell Boulevard.

When officers arrived on scene and entered the apartment, they found an unidentified man with a gunshot wound that was deceased. When officers checked the rest of the apartment, there was no one else inside.

Clarksville Police investigate a shooting that occured Friday night at an apartment complex on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

Clarksville Police investigate a shooting that occured Friday night at an apartment complex on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

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Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts offer free haircut coupon to blood and platelet donors

 

Donors of all blood types urgently needed to help patients this fall

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Feel good, do good and look good this September by donating blood or platelets with the American Red Cross and get a free haircut coupon from Sport Clips Haircuts. Blood and platelet donors of all blood types, especially type O negative and O positive, are urgently needed to replenish the blood supply following a critical summer blood shortage.

“We are excited to continue the Saving Lives Never Looked So Good campaign and partnership with Sport Clips this September,” said Donna M. Morrissey, director of national partnerships, Red Cross Biomedical Services.

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Last Meeting between Tennessee Titans and Chicago Bears

 

Tennessee Titans

Tennessee TitansChicago, IL – On a chilly day in Chicago, the Titans held off a fourth quarter surge by the Bears to clinch a 27-21 win at Soldier Field on Sunday, November 27th, 2016, improving to 6-6 on the season.

Quarterback Marcus Mariota turned in a masterful performance, completing 15 of 23 passes for 226 yards, two touchdowns and a 126.4 rating. Mariota
also extended his streak to eight consecutive games with at least two touchdowns, joining Dan Marino (10 in 1984) as the second NFL quarterback in his first or second year to record a streak of eight or more games in a season with at least two touchdown passes.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes during the second quarter against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday, November 27th, 2016. (Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes during the second quarter against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday, November 27th, 2016. (Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park to show “La La Land” September 23rd

 

Liberty Park will host film, date night, and concert

Movies in the Park - Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Movies in the Park, the City of Clarksville’s free, outdoor movie series, continues on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 with the showing of the award-winning “La La Land” at Liberty Park’s amphitheater, 1188 Cumberland Drive.

Pre-show activities, coordinated by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, will begin at 5:00pm.

"La La Land" to be shown at the next Movies in the Park.

“La La Land” to be shown at the next Movies in the Park.

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NASA observes Hurricane Harvey now category 4 Near the Texas Coastline

 

Written by Rob Gutro
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – At 6:00pm CDT Friday, August 25th, 2017, the National Hurricane Center noted that Harvey had strengthened to a Category 4 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Harvey’s winds had increased to 130 mph (215 kph).

At 7:00pm CDT (7:00pm CDT), the NHC said that the eye of Category 4 Harvey was approaching the coast between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor, Texas and that “catastrophic flooding expected due to heavy rainfall and storm surge.”

Satellite Sees Harvey Now a Category 4 Hurricane Near the Texas Coastline. (NASA/NOAA GOES Project)

Satellite Sees Harvey Now a Category 4 Hurricane Near the Texas Coastline. (NASA/NOAA GOES Project)

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