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APSU Softball beats Morehead State, Eastern Illinois at OVC Tournament

 

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APSU SoftballOxford, AL – Austin Peay State University’s softball team continues to add to its 2018 legacy with two more Ohio Valley Conference Championship Tournament wins, Friday, at Choccolocco Park, downing Morehead State, 1-0 — in 10 innings — before defeating Eastern Illinois, 3-1.

With the victories, Austin Peay (39-16) will finish no worst than third place in the tournament, its best finish ever in the tourney, while the three tournament wins are also a school record.

Austin Peay Softball defeats Morehead State 1-0 then gets 3-1 win over Eastern Illinois Friday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball defeats Morehead State 1-0 then gets 3-1 win over Eastern Illinois Friday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nashville Sounds gets 4-3 win over Colorado Springs Sky Sox

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds closed an eight-game homestand with a 4-3 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in front of 9,084 fans at First Tennessee Park Friday night.

The scoring happened early as the Sky Sox plated three runs in the first, and the Sounds bounced back with all four of their runs in the second.

Trailing 3-0 in the bottom of the second, the first five batters reached safely for Nashville. Josh Phegley walked, and back-to-back singles by Sheldon Neuse and Slade Heathcott loaded the bases for Jorge Mateo. The shortstop ripped a two-run double down the left field line to make it a 3-2 game.

5-3 Homestand Gets Nashville Sounds to .500 on the Season. (Nashville Sounds)

5-3 Homestand Gets Nashville Sounds to .500 on the Season. (Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay State Track and Field Pole Vaulters take top two spots at OVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

APSU Women's Track and FieldCookeville, TN – Austin Peay State University Track and Field pole vaulters picked up the big points and the sprints positioned themselves well for a big move on Saturday’s final day of competition at the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Tennessee Tech at Tucker Stadium.

Austin Peay Track and Field junior Savannah Amato wins gold in the pole vault at the OVC Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field junior Savannah Amato wins gold in the pole vault at the OVC Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Promotes Arson Awareness Week

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) Fire Investigations Section joins the United States Fire Administration (USFA) in promoting Arson Awareness Week (May 6th-12th) in Tennessee. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Reducing Arson at Vacant and Abandoned Buildings.”

Vacant and abandoned buildings hurt a community’s image, but they can also result in increased criminal activity and public safety concerns. Nationwide, about 23,800 vacant residential building fires are reported each year and cause an estimated 75 deaths, 200 injuries and $785 million in property loss, according to the USFA.

Arson Awareness Week

Arson Awareness Week

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Clarksville Gas and Water announces Sewer Lateral Line Rehabilitation Work Schedule for May 14th-18th, 2018

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water sewer lateral line rehabilitation work will done on the following roads the week of May 14th-18th, 2018.

Unfinished work will be added to the following week’s work schedule.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

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APSU Track and Field’s Emmaculate Kiplagat up crucial early points at OVC Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldCookeville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field picked up a pair of crucial early points on Day One of the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships, Thursday, at Tucker Stadium.

Austin Peay Track and Field's Emmaculate Kiplagat finished seventh in the 10,000m run Friday at the OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field’s Emmaculate Kiplagat finished seventh in the 10,000m run Friday at the OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police track down and arrest Robbery Suspect Adriam Hodge

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report Adriam Hodge, 21 who has an extensive criminal history and had active warrants, dating back to early 2017, was located and taken in custody Thursday, May 10th, 2018 around 2:00pm.

Hodge has been able to elude police and continue to rack up criminal charges, some violent.

Robbery suspect Adriam Hodge was arrested by Clarksville Police Thursday after a brief standoff at a house on Farris Drive.

Robbery suspect Adriam Hodge was arrested by Clarksville Police Thursday after a brief standoff at a house on Farris Drive.

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Clarksville Police investigate Homicide on Post Road

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, May 11th, 2018 around 12:30am, Clarksville Police Officers responded to the 2000 block of Post Road for a home invasion where a teenage adult male had been shot.

Officers arrived on scene within three minutes, were flagged down outside of the house by the homeowners and were told a family member was inside and had been shot. The victim was transported by ambulance to Tennova Healthcare where he was pronounced dead.

Clarksville Police are investigating a home invasion On Post Road where a teenage boy was shot and killed early Friday morning. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

Clarksville Police are investigating a home invasion On Post Road where a teenage boy was shot and killed early Friday morning. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

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Hope Pregnancy Center to hold Annual Father Daughter Purity Ball

 

Hope Pregnancy CenterClarksville, TN – Hope Pregnancy Center invites fathers and daughters to the 14th annual Father Daughter Purity Ball on June 2nd, 8th, and 9that Valor Hall in Oak Grove, KY. Daughters ages five through college age are encouraged to attend for a night of dancing and toe tapping fun!

Join us for a magical evening and be part of a local tradition that has created many lasting memories for families throughout the region.

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New Warren Scholarship at APSU honors longtime Latin educators

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the summer of 1964, during a long bus trip to Illinois, two rival Latin students ended up sharing the same seat. Kaye Phillips, from Clarksville High School, and Grady Warren, from Hillsboro High School, had spent the past year trying to best each other at Junior Classical League (JCL) competitions around the state.

“At the state JCL convention earlier that year, it was the only time I ever tied her,” Grady said recently.

The Kaye and Grady Warren Scholarship is awarded to a rising APSU sophomore majoring in some aspect of Classical Studies.

The Kaye and Grady Warren Scholarship is awarded to a rising APSU sophomore majoring in some aspect of Classical Studies.

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