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Nashville Sounds open home series with 6-3 Victory over Charlotte Knights

 

Nashville Sounds Pitcher Thomas Jankins Tosses Five Shutout Innings in Win over Charlotte Knights.

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds got five scoreless innings from starter Thomas Jankins and a balanced offensive attack on their way to a 6-3 win over the Charlotte Knights in front of 6,612 fans at First Horizon Park Tuesday night.

Jankins struck out a season-high six batters and scattered two hits and three walks. It was the first win of the year for the right-hander.

Nashville’s offense went to work in the second inning as 10 batters came to the plate. Cooper Hummel led off the rally with an infield single. He trotted home when Tim Lopes drilled a two-run homer to left field to give the Sounds a 2-0 lead.

Nashville Sounds Own the Night in Homestand Opener. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Own the Night in Homestand Opener. (Nashville Sounds)

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Rakkasans honor fallen members of 187th Infantry Regiment, Iron Rakkasans during Fort Campbell’s Week of the Eagles

 

101st Airborne Division - Fort Campbell, KYFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers and veterans from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), honor fallen members of the Iron Rakkasans from the 187th Infantry Regiment with a wreath-laying ceremony on June 22nd, 2021, at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Veterans from the unit have traveled to Fort Campbell for Week of the Eagles, a week-long celebration honoring the division’s history.

During Fort Campbell's Week of the Eagles, Rakkasans honored fallen members of 187th Infantry Regiment, Iron Rakkasans. (Sgt. Jeremy Lewis, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

During Fort Campbell’s Week of the Eagles, Rakkasans honored fallen members of 187th Infantry Regiment, Iron Rakkasans. (Sgt. Jeremy Lewis, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Marsha Blackburn, Roger Wicker affirm U.S. Supreme Court NCAA Ruling

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Following the Supreme Court decision regarding National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) student-athlete benefits, U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) a member of the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) ranking member of Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee issued statements in support of the 9-0 ruling paving the way for name, image, and likeness (NIL) rights.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board announces Khandra Smalley as New Chairman

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 Board of Directors. Khandra Smalley will serve as the Chairman of the Board for the 2021-2022 term.

Smalley served as IDB Chair-Elect for the 2020-2021 term and has an extensive history in management, leadership, marketing, and relationship management skills in business, professional and civic environments.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board Chairman of the Board Khandra Smalley.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board Chairman of the Board Khandra Smalley.

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Tennessee Gas Prices falls Three Cents

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County has the Third Cheapest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAANashville, TN – The Tennessee gas price average fell three cents over last week – the largest week-over-week decrease so far this year. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $2.85 which is four cents less than one month ago and 96 cents more than one year ago. 

“Despite the latest increase in demand, many motorists are not seeing significant pump price jumps due to increasing stock levels, which have significantly built over the last four weeks,” said Megan Cooper, spokeswoman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “During this same period, the Tennessee gas price average has declined three cents.”

Largest week-over-week decrease so far this year. (AAA)

Largest week-over-week decrease so far this year. (AAA)

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Clarksville Regional Airport obtains Donald Stanton as its first Designated Pilot Examiner

 

Clarksville Regional AirportClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Regional Airport is very proud of the multitude of flight schools, flight students, and flight instructors it attracts especially since the airport has obtained its very first Designated Pilot Examiner [DPE], Mr. Donald Stanton.

Mr. Stanton has been a Clarksville resident since 1966 and is currently an adjunct faculty member for Austin Peay State University (APSU) in their aviation sciences department.

Donald Stanton is the first Designated Pilot Examiner for the Clarksville Regional Airport.

Donald Stanton is the first Designated Pilot Examiner for the Clarksville Regional Airport.

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Austin Peay State University adds Minecraft camp to its Google-backed summer coding camps

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The most popular of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) summer coding camps – “Learning Programming with Minecraft” for middle schoolers – filled up within days of registration opening.

Jonathan Snyder programs during "Minecraft" camp.

Jonathan Snyder programs during “Minecraft” camp.

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Movie Night at Downtown Commons to feature “The Croods: A New Age”, Saturday

 

Downtown CommonsMontgomery County, TN – Downtown Commons will host the second of five Movie Nights this Saturday, June 26th, 2021 at 7:45pm. The movies are free and open to the public. This month’s feature is The Croods: A New Age.  

During the movie kids will have the opportunity to make crafts at ArtLink’s mobile studio and Driving You Donuts will be available on Main Street. Tennessee Kettle Corn will also be there with popcorn available for every movie!  

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NASA reports Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite to begin Ocean Observations

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA says that after six months of check-out and calibration in orbit, the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will make its first two data streams available to the public on June 22nd.

It launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on November 21st, 2020, and is a U.S.-European collaboration to measure sea surface height and other key ocean features, such as ocean surface wind speed and wave height.

One of the sea surface height data streams that will be released is accurate to 2.3 inches (5.8 centimeters) and will be available within hours of when the instruments aboard Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich collect it.

This map shows sea level measured by the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite from June 5th to 15th. Red areas are regions where sea level is higher than normal, and blue areas indicate areas where it's lower than normal. (NASA Earth Observatory)

This map shows sea level measured by the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite from June 5th to 15th. Red areas are regions where sea level is higher than normal, and blue areas indicate areas where it’s lower than normal. (NASA Earth Observatory)

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