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Nashville Sounds get 8-4 road win over Memphis Redbirds

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – Eric Jokisch earned his first win of the season as the Nashville Sounds topped the Memphis Redbirds 8-4 Saturday night. Beau Taylor’s three-run double in the sixth inning gave the Sounds a lead they would not relinquish to ensure Jokisch his first victory.

The night did not get off to a hot start for Jokisch. Memphis slugger Tyler O’Neill crushed his 10th home run of the season to put the Redbirds in front 2-0 in the opening inning.

After yielding two runs on three hits in the first inning, Jokisch found his groove.

Nashville Sounds gets back above .500 with Victory over Memphis Redbirds. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds gets back above .500 with Victory over Memphis Redbirds. (Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay State University Baseball loses to Clemson, 10-1

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

APSU BaseballClemson, SC –  Starting pitcher Jacques Pucheu struck out a career-high tying 10 batters, but Austin Peay State University’s baseball team saw nationally-ranked Clemson pull away in its final two innings for a 10-1 nonconference victory, Saturday, at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

Saturday’s contest started as a pitcher’s duel through six innings with Pucheu nearly matching Clemson starter Brooks Crawford stride for stride. Both starters would make it into the seventh inning with the host Tigers holding a 3-1 lead.

Austin Peay Baseball pitcher Jacques Pucheu strikes out 10 batters in loss to Clemson, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball pitcher Jacques Pucheu strikes out 10 batters in loss to Clemson, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball falls to Eastern Kentucky at OVC Tournament

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU SoftballOxford, AL – Austin Peay State University’s softball team rallied back time and time again versus Eastern Kentucky, Saturday at Choccolocco Park in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship Tournament, but it last-inning push came up one run short in an 8-7 final.

Austin Peay Softball's OVC Tournament run ends with 8-7 loss to Eastern Kentucky. APSU ends tournament third place finish, the best in programs history. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball’s OVC Tournament run ends with 8-7 loss to Eastern Kentucky. APSU ends tournament third place finish, the best in programs history. (APSU Sports Information)

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Hopkinsville Community College to begin New Construction Technology Program in August

 

Hopkinsville Community College

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will open a new program of study in construction technology in the fall semester that begins in August.

The courses will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and fashioned after a regular work day. Students will be in the classroom for about 2 hours in the morning then working with tools in the lab and out in the field for the remainder of the day.

New Construction Technology Program to be offered by Hopkinsville Community College starting in August.

New Construction Technology Program to be offered by Hopkinsville Community College starting in August.

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101st Airborne Division invites community to help celebrate Anniversary of “Hamburger Hill” with 31.87 mile race, Memorial Ceremony

 

101st Airborne Division

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Third Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will honor the 49th Anniversary of the historic Dong Ap Bia or “Hamburger Hill” battle in Vietnam, May 15th-17th, 2018.

The kick-off event will be a 31.87-mile walk / run / road march competition featuring Soldiers, Veterans, and community members. All members of the public are invited to attend and participate in the race and the finish-line party.

49th Anniversary of “Hamburger Hill” memorial ceremony kicks off May 15th with Iron Warrior Challenge, a 31.87 Mile race on foot.

49th Anniversary of “Hamburger Hill” memorial ceremony kicks off May 15th with Iron Warrior Challenge, a 31.87 Mile race on foot.

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Customs House Museum to hold Flying High fundraiser Saturday, May 19th

 

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center’s annual Flying High fundraiser takes place Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at the Clarksville Country Club. The theme to this 35th annual event is “Southern Soirée”, inspired by the beauty of Charleston and the low country of South Carolina.

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System names Ptosha Maclin principal of Moore Magnet Elementary School

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County School System announces that Ptosha M. Maclin has been selected principal of Moore Magnet Elementary School beginning the 2018-19 school year.

She replaces Kim Smith who will be joining the administrative staff at Carmel Elementary School as assistant principal.

Ptosha M. Maclin named principal of Moore Magnet Elementary School.

Ptosha M. Maclin named principal of Moore Magnet Elementary School.

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Austin Peay State University to unveil new Veterans Upward Bound Office during kick-off event May 15th

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, Austin Peay State University received a five-year, $1.3 million U.S. Department of Education TRiO grant to help military veterans earn a college degree, and at 2:00pm on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 the University will unveil the new Veterans Upward Bound Office and staff.

Austin Peay State University's new Veterans Upward Bound Office to be unveiled May 15th.

Austin Peay State University’s new Veterans Upward Bound Office to be unveiled May 15th.

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Clarksville Police Department Scam of the Day for May 12th, 2018

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is going to make the public aware of some of the scams that they receive daily. CPD knows there are an unlimited amounts of scams, but they are going to try and put out the ones where people have actually suffered a loss.

Old scam, different version. Online employment. A woman replied to an ad for a medical receptionist on “indeed.com”. She received a response from a “Doctor” There was supposed to be a job opening in a new practice.

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Vegetables may help protect Elderly Women from hardening of Neck Arteries according to American Heart Association

 

Journal of the American Heart Association Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Elderly Australian women who ate more vegetables showed less carotid artery wall thickness, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Cruciferous vegetables including broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts proved the most beneficial.

Eating more cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and broccoli was associated with less carotid artery wall thickness among elderly women. (American Heart Association)

Eating more cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and broccoli was associated with less carotid artery wall thickness among elderly women. (American Heart Association)

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