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Nashville Sounds hold off Memphis Redbirds for 9-6 home win

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds scored a season-high nine runs to lead them to a 9-6 win over the Memphis Redbirds in front of 3,844 fans Wednesday night at First Horizon Park. It was the Sounds’ first win at home this season.

Nashville jumped out to a 1-0 lead on a Dee Strange-Gordon lead-off home run, the first by a Sound since June 24th, 2019. The lead was short-lived as Memphis fought back to score one run in the second and tie the game.

A two-RBI double from Dustin Peterson, an RBI double from Hernan Pérez, and a sacrifice fly from Mario Feliciano highlighted a four-run third inning to put the Sounds up 5-1.

Four-Run Third Inning and Three-Run Seventh Key in Nashville Sounds Win over Memphis Redbirds at First Horizon Park. (Nashville Sounds)

Four-Run Third Inning and Three-Run Seventh Key in Nashville Sounds Win over Memphis Redbirds at First Horizon Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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Marsha Blackburn Urges Cybersecurity Measures Following Colonial Pipeline Hack

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) spoke with Fox News about how her legislation will help companies like colonial pipeline respond to critical infrastructure cyber hacks.

Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn said the attack that forced the shutdown of Colonial Pipeline networks should be a wake up call to federal officials, warning that “cyber is a big part of 21st century warfare,” while proposing a number of measures to strengthen and protect U.S. critical infrastructure.

The FBI on Monday said the ransomware gang known as “Darkside” was the group responsible for the attack over the weekend that forced the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline networks responsible for carrying gasoline from Texas to the Northeast.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee Department of Health to begin administering Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to Children Ages 12 and Up

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health has announced it will begin administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 12-15 years. This is following the decision by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to recommend to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the Pfizer vaccine be made available to administer to children ages 12-15 years.

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Approved For Ages 12 and Up

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Approved For Ages 12 and Up

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APSU Track and Field heads to Charleston for the OVC Outdoor Championships

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University track and field team sees its stay at the 2021 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships get underway Thursday, May 13th, in Charleston, Illinois.

Austin Peay State University Track and Field set for OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Track and Field set for OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County begins to see Shortage of Gasoline

 

Clarksville OnlineClarksville, TN – Over the weekend, the Colonial Pipeline was the victim of a cybersecurity attack and shut down the pipeline as a precaution. The Colonel Pipeline delivers around 45% of all fuel to the East Coast.

Gas pumps at Sam's Market on Highway 48.

Gas pumps at Sam’s Market on Highway 48.

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Austin Peay State University Softball plays Eastern Kentucky at OVC Championship, Thursday

 

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) will face Eastern Kentucky to open play at the Ohio Valley Conference Softball Championship, 5:00pm, Thursday, May 13th at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, Alabama, looking to claim its first-ever OVC title. 

Austin Peay State University Softball takes on Eastern Kentucky Thursday at the OVC Championship being held at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, AL. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Softball takes on Eastern Kentucky Thursday at the OVC Championship being held at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, AL. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 506 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, May 12th, 2021

 

Due to the Tennessee Department of Health now releasing COVID-19 Datasets One Day behind, 5-18-year-old cases and county percent positive rate will reflect the day before’s numbers

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Nashville, TN – On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 705,617 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. That is an increase of 506 cases from Tuesday’s 705,111. There have been 9,882 (+5) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been TWENTY FOUR new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is 20,361. There were three cases Tuesday in the age group of 5-18-year-olds. There have been 227 deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus. There were 209 tests given Tuesday with 11 positive results for a 5.3 percent positive.

COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Coronavirus

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Twelve APSU Athletics awarded Arthur Ashe Jr. Sport Scholar honors

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsFairfax, VA – A program-record 12 Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes have been named to the 2021 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Teams, selected by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine.

Football (Matthew Gayle, Corey Petersen, Jau’Von Young), baseball (TJ Foreman, Harley Gollert, Reid Brown) and track and field (Allana Johnson, Karlijn Schouten, Mikaela Smith) led the way for APSU with a trio of nominations each.

Carlos Paez and Alec Woodard of the men’s basketball team were also honored, as was volleyball’s Aysha Hood.

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F&M Bank announces Kimberly Miller to head Treasury Solutions

 

F&M BankClarksville, TN – F&M Bank has hired Kimberly Miller as VP/Treasury Solutions Officer. Miller has a decade of working in the financial services industry. Her previous experiences include bank partner development with focuses on small business, commercial, mortgage, treasury management, and merchant services.

Miller attended Western Kentucky University. She is an active member of several local non-profit and professional organizations.

Kimberly Miller

Kimberly Miller

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AAA says National Gas Price Average to climb this week due to Colonial Pipeline shutdown

 

AAAWashington, D.C. – On the week, the national gas price average jumped six cents to $2.96. If the trend continues, an increase of three more cents would make the national average the most expensive since November 2014 –the last time we saw average prices at $2.99 and higher.

AAA forecasts gas prices to climb this week in reaction to the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, which delivers approximately 45% of all fuel to the East Coast.

Gas Prices Jump Six Cents on Week, Likely to Climb Higher with Major Pipeline Shutdown. (AAA)

Gas Prices Jump Six Cents on Week, Likely to Climb Higher with Major Pipeline Shutdown. (AAA)

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