Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Nashville Sounds come from behind to beat Omaha Storm Chasers, 5-3

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds use a seventh inning three run rally to beat the Omaha Storm Chasers 5-3 at First Tennessee Park Friday night. The win for Nashville was their eighth over the last nine games.

Trailing 3-2 into the bottom of the seventh, the first six batters reached safely for the Sounds. After back-to-back singles to start the inning by Christian Lopes and Nick Solak, Zack Granite’s base hit to center field evened the game at 3-3.

Omaha elected to intentionally walk Ronald Guzman to load the bases and it came back to hurt when Ofreidy Gomez walked Andy Ibanez to force in the go-ahead run.

Nashville Sounds Wins for Eighth Time in Nine Games. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Wins for Eighth Time in Nine Games. (Nashville Sounds)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | 0 comments


Clarksville Police Officer bit during Arrest of Man with Kentucky Warrant

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Around 5:30pm, Friday, August 16th, 2019, Clarksville Police Officers were called to Governors Square Mall, 2801 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, after a man, Tarvaris Williams, had taken a female acquaintance’s phone, smashed it and took off running through the mall.

Officers located Williams and after a foot pursuit, he stopped and was initially cooperative. When officers attempted to take Williams into custody, he pulled away, resisted, and the officers attempted to gain control by placing him on the floor.

Clarksville Police arrest Tarvaris Williams at Governors Square Mall Friday evening for vandalism, evading and simple assault.

Clarksville Police arrest Tarvaris Williams at Governors Square Mall Friday evening for vandalism, evading and simple assault.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | 0 comments


Tennessee Department of Education releases 2019 TNReady Results

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN –  The Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn has released the TNReady assessment results which indicates that students across the state are performing better in almost all math subjects. 

The TNReady scores also show that more than half the schools in Tennessee – 56 percent – improved their growth scores (TVAAS scores) from the previous year, with 41 percent of all schools earning a level 4 or 5 TVAAS rating which measures year-to-year growth.

TNReady assessment results have been released by the Tennessee Department of Education.

TNReady assessment results have been released by the Tennessee Department of Education.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Education | 0 comments




Clarksville Gas and Water reports Parham Drive Road Closure

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has closed Parham Drive from Farris Drive to Kraft Street for water main line repair work.

An area water outage or low water pressure may affect area residents.

Road Closure «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | 0 comments


Clarksville Police receive Suspicious Activity Call, arrest Robbery Suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 15th, 2019, Clarksville Police responded to a suspicious activity call around 10:00am at 2740 Trenton Road lead to the arrest of, Marcus Parker, that had robbed two businesses several hours earlier, threatening the clerks by displaying a firearm.

The businesses were located in the 2600 block of Trenton Road and the 2600 block of Wilma Rudolph Boulevard with the robberies taking place around 12:30am and 3:00am respectively.

Marcus Parker

Marcus Parker

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | 0 comments


Tennessee Titans, New England Patriots Series History

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Houston Oilers and Boston Patriots were charter members of the American Football League in 1960. In the league’s inaugural season, the Oilers swept both games, winning 24-10 in New England and 37-21 in Houston. The teams met 20 times as part of the AFL (1960-69), with the Patriots earning a 10-9-1 advantage.

Upon the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, the Oilers moved to the AFC Central Division, and the Patriots began play in the AFC East. They officially became the New England Patriots in 1971.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) throws under pressure during the second half of the New England Patriots 33-16 win over the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on December 20th, 2015. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) throws under pressure during the second half of the New England Patriots 33-16 win over the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on December 20th, 2015. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | 0 comments


Celebrating a Tennessee Triumph: New monument to honor Clarksville’s suffragists

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a July afternoon in 1914, more than 75 people crowded into a house on Madison Street for a meeting of the newly established Clarksville Equal Suffrage League.

The women who joined the league that afternoon spent the next six years facing ridicule and threats of violence in the pursuit of their goal – earning women the right to vote.

A woman casts her first vote in this miniature replica of the statue. (APSU)

A woman casts her first vote in this miniature replica of the statue. (APSU)

«Read the rest of this article»




Clarksville Civil War Roundtable to hold next meeting on August 21st, 2019

 

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Civil War Roundtable announces its August 2019 program and speaker.  The meeting is always open to interested members of the public.

The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019  at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Medical Center.  This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.  The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public.  Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed. 

General George Gordon Meade

General George Gordon Meade

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | 0 comments


APSU nursing student Oliver Smith wins Vanderbilt’s Florence Nightingale Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 1855, during the carnage of the Crimean War, a British newspaper man named John MacDonald crept through a dark hospital in Turkey, trying not to disturb hundreds of sick and wounded soldiers.

To keep from getting lost or bumping into beds, he followed a young woman through the building, pausing with her as she shined her lamp over the injured and reassured them with a few kind words.

Austin Peay State University's Oliver Smith won Vanderbilt's Florence Nightingale Award. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Oliver Smith won Vanderbilt’s Florence Nightingale Award. (APSU)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Education | 0 comments


Clarksville meeting for Woman Suffrage Centennial Celebrations plans set August 29th

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County is gearing up for a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment extending voting rights to women.

Join us for an informational meeting at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library at 5:30pm on Thursday, August 29th, 2019 to learn more and find out how you can participate in plans for commemorating the role this community played in the Amendment’s ratification

Clarksville Woman Suffrage Centennial Celebrations information meeting to be held at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library on August 29th.

Clarksville Woman Suffrage Centennial Celebrations information meeting to be held at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library on August 29th.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | 0 comments





  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Archives