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Nashville Sounds beat Columbus Clippers for 10th Straight Win

 

Nashville SoundsColumbus, OH – The Nashville Sounds launched a season-high six home runs on Friday night, including two from Weston Wilson and back-to-back jacks from Tyrone Taylor and Jake Hager, to beat the Columbus Clippers 13-9 on a windy night at Huntington Park. The Sounds have won 10 consecutive games and 13 of their last 15.

Zach Green got it started right away with a two-run homer in the first inning off Kirk McCarty. Green has homered three times in the series and twice in the first inning. Then Wilson hit the first of his two in the second inning before Hernan Perez smashed a two-run double to make it 5-0.

Nashville Sounds blasts a season-high six homers to take down Columbus Clippers. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds blasts a season-high six homers to take down Columbus Clippers. (Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay State University Baseball downs Morehead State 3-1 in OVC Tournament play

 

APSU BaseballJackson, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball starting pitcher Drew McIllwain put together his best outing of the season at just the right time of the season, leading the Governors to a 3-1 victory to eliminate Morehead State in the 2021 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship, Friday, in The Ballpark at Jackson.

Austin Peay State University pitcher Drew McIllwain ties up Morehead State as Govs advance at OVC Tournament. (Eric Elliot, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University pitcher Drew McIllwain ties up Morehead State as Govs advance at OVC Tournament. (Eric Elliot, APSU Sports Information)

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Marsha Blackburn, Bill Hagerty, Chuck Fleischmann Introduce Migrant Resettlement Transparency Act

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – United States Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), along with U.S. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.-03), have introduced the Migrant Resettlement Transparency Act, which requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to consult in advance with state and local officials of impacted jurisdictions regarding federally administered or funded migrant resettlement.

It will also require the Administration to submit to Congress and governors a monthly, state-specific report regarding the resettlement, transportation, or relocation of illegal aliens.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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AAA Urges Memorial Day Travelers to Ensure Their Vehicle is Road Trip Ready

 

AAANashville, TN – A year’s worth of pent-up demand is about to be unleashed as 34 million Americans prepare for a Memorial Day road trip. For many, this could be their first road trip in quite some time and AAA is urging drivers to make sure their vehicles are ready.

“Some vehicles may have spent more time in the driveway than on the roadway after a year of disrupted schedules due to the pandemic,” said Megan Cooper, spokeswoman, AAA – The Auto Club Group.

AAA provides a vehicle checklist to help drivers get their vehicle ready for the road. (AAA)

AAA provides a vehicle checklist to help drivers get their vehicle ready for the road. (AAA)

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TWRA says Tennessee Boating Season kicks off Memorial Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Memorial Day holiday weekend is looked upon as the start to the summer boating season and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) wants to emphasize the use of life jackets along with boating in a safe and responsible manner.

The May 29th-31st holiday weekend is expected to be one of the busiest of the year with many boaters going to the water for first time in 2021. Along with the use of life jackets, TWRA wants to stress the responsible use of alcohol while boating.

There was one boating related fatality during Memorial Day Weekend in Tennessee last year.

There was one boating related fatality during Memorial Day Weekend in Tennessee last year.

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Montgomery County Health Department to move COVID-19 Vaccination Site, June 1st

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Health Department will move the location of the COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccination site to Moore Magnet Elementary School, located at 1350 Madison Street, on June 1st, 2021. The Moore Magnet vaccination site is expected to remain in operation through July 30th.

The Montgomery County Health Department administers the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, which is a two-part vaccination, to individuals ages 12 and up with no appointment necessary between 11:00am to 3:00pm.

Moore Magnet Elementary School will serve as the new COVID-19 Vaccination Site starting June 1st

Moore Magnet Elementary School will serve as the new COVID-19 Vaccination Site starting June 1st

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APSU’s Karen Bullis, Kathy Lee Heuston film ‘Tennessee Triumph: Making a Moment’ premieres at June Art Walk

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Two Austin Peay State University (APSU) professors will premiere their documentary about the creation of Tennessee Triumph – a Clarksville monument that celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment, which secured women’s right to vote.

Austin Peay State Univesity professors (L to R) Kathy Lee Heuston and Karen Bullis. (APSU)

Austin Peay State Univesity professors (L to R) Kathy Lee Heuston and Karen Bullis. (APSU)

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Clarksville Academy names Mike Henderson New Director of Development

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy announces Mike Henderson as the Director of Development. After honorably serving in the United States Air Force, Mike achieved his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio.

Clarksville Academy Director of Development Mike Henderson

Clarksville Academy Director of Development Mike Henderson

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Austin Peay State University Software awarded OVC Sportsmanship Award

 

APSU SoftballBrentwood, TN – On Thursday the Ohio Valley Conference announced that Austin Peay State University (APSU) is the recipient of the 2020-21 Team Sportsmanship Award for softball.

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101st Airborne Division holds Change of Responsibility Ceremony

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) conducted a change of responsibility ceremony here May 27th, 2021 during which Command Sgt. Maj. Bryan Barker relinquished responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Veronica Knapp.

The official ceremony demonstrates to the “Screaming Eagles” that Barker has passed the mantle of responsibility to Knapp, and with this passing the loyalty and unity of the division’s Soldiers. The division command sergeant major is the most senior-ranking noncommissioned officer in the organization.

The division colors approach and render a salute during the playing of the National Anthem during the division change of responsibility May 27th, 2021, at the division headquarters, Fort Campbell, KY. (Spc. John Simpson, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

The division colors approach and render a salute during the playing of the National Anthem during the division change of responsibility May 27th, 2021, at the division headquarters, Fort Campbell, KY. (Spc. John Simpson, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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