Nashville, TN – Nashville Sounds pitcher Tim Dillard goes seven stellar and infielder Nick Solak drives a pair of home runs to lead the Sounds to a 6-5 win over the Iowa Cubs at First Tennessee Park Friday night.
In Dillard’s third appearance in the last seven days, he limited the Cubs to two runs on five hits. He issued one walk and struck out four in his sixth win of the year.
The offense helped Dillard with four home runs – two from Solak in his First Tennessee Park debut, and one each from Andy Ibanez and Patrick Wisdom. Ibanez started the power display right away in the bottom of the first when he lined a pitch from Matt Swarmer into the left field seats to give the Sounds a 1-0 lead.
Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, July 18th, 2019, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) spoke on the Senate floor about the bipartisan BROWSER Act and the dangers of FaceApp ahead of the first Senate Judiciary Tech Task Force meeting she is leading this afternoon.
“A quick scroll through an average Instagram feed this morning revealed post after post of artificially-aged faces—all thanks to FaceApp, who now owns those images, and can do whatever they like with them,” said Senator Blackburn. “Don’t mistake that recklessness for trust. Ask anyone who downloaded that app last night how they feel about it this afternoon.”
Clarksville Gas and Water announces Wilma Rudolph Boulevard Water Outage, Lane Closure Planned Overnight
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department (CGW) will turn off water service on a section of Wilma Rudolph Boulevard at 10:00pm Friday tonight, July 19th, 2019, from East Old Trenton Road to Rossview Road for fire hydrant replacement work.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) says the 2019-20 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide has arrived. The guide is available at all TWRA offices and will be distributed at license vendors throughout the state.
The guide is also available online. Users may access the new interactive, mobile-friendly, eregulations site, www.eregulations.com/tennessee/hunting/ or download the full PDF document as in years past. Both options are available on the agency website at www.tnwildlife.org
Cunningham, TN – On Saturday, July 27th, 2019, the 111th Annual Lone Oak Picnic will be held from 10:00am to 2:00pm. It will take place on the grounds surrounding Central Civitan Club’s building at 275 Highway 13 in Cunningham, TN. Free parking will be off of Alonzo Place.
Free and open to the public, the Picnic will include musical entertainment from father-son duo Back Lot Pickers and other musical guests. Children will enjoy inflatables and face painting. A car cruise-in and silent auction will round out the entertainment.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison has announced that two senior staff have had title changes to reflect new roles heading into 2019-20.
Sara Robson has been elevated to Associate Director of Athletics for Operations, while Jordan Harmon has been named Assistant Director of Athletics for Development, reflecting his hand-in-hand work with the athletics department.
“As we move in to year two it is important to recognize these staff members for their outstanding contributions to the success and the future of Austin Peay Athletics,” Harrison said.
Senators Marsha Blackburn, Joe Manchin Introduce Bill Allowing Vets to Receive In-State Tuition Rates
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019, Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) introduced the Providing Veterans Access to In-State Tuition Act. This bipartisan legislation gives student veterans access to in-state tuition rates at public institutions that receive GI Bill payments, regardless of whether the student veteran is a state resident.
Previously, the provision required the student to be within three years of his or her discharge from active duty. This bill eliminates the existing three-year conditional requirement.
Clarksville Gas and Water announces Section of Greenwood Avenue to be closed Saturday for sewer line work
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has announced planned sewer line work that will close a section of Greenwood Avenue to through traffic from Madison Street to Clark Street on Saturday, July 18th, 2019 from 6:00am until 5:00pm.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has closed a section of Park Lane from Rebecca Lane to the north end of Rebecca Lane for water main leak repair.
Low water pressure is currently affecting area residents and a water outage may also be possible.
Kansas City, MO – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball player Zach Glotta, a recent APSU graduate, was one of more than 200 Division I basketball players named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, recognizing men’s basketball student-athletes who excelled academically in 2018-19.
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