Traveling wounded warrior band empowers Soldiers through music at Fort Campbell Soldier and Family Assistance Center
Written by Megan Broadnax
Fort Campbell, KY – The Warrior Spirit Band, a group of four musicians who have been wounded in combat, recently performed at the Fort Campbell Soldier and Family Assistance Center within the Warrior Transition Battalion Complex.
As a combat wounded warrior band visiting Warrior Transition Units across the United States, they work to fulfill a specific mission.
Written by Francis Reddy
The pulsar’s radio beacon vanished, while at the same time the system brightened fivefold in gamma rays, the most powerful form of light, according to measurements by NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee is 36th this year in the annual KIDS COUNT National Data Book ranking on child well-being, better than its 39th ranking in 2013. The state is among the five states with the biggest improvements in overall rankings from 2013 to 2014.
The Data Book rates states on four domains: Economic Well-Being, Education, Health, and Family and Community. Each domain is comprised of four measures. When the most recently available data were compared to those from 2005, Tennessee improved on 10 of the 16 measures; worsened on five and remained the same on one, paralleling national changes.
TWRA announces application period for 2014 Peregrine Falcon Trapping for use in Falconry is Underway
Nashville, TN – The 2014 application period for the trapping of a peregrine falcon to be used in falconry is underway, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced.
The TWRA will award this permit to the winner of a draw to be held on Wednesday, August 27th. Falconers may go to TWRA’s website under the Hot Topics section and locate the print-ready application and also view the requirements.
One bad inning dooms Johnson City in 12-year old Little League State Tournament elimination-game loss to Obion County
Clarksville, TN – Johnson City’s defense let them down, July 22nd at Griff Schmittou Field in the 12-year old Little League State Tournament, as Obion County took advantage of five fifth-inning errors in scoring 10 runs to advance in the loser’s bracket with a 13-3 victory.
The game was tied 3-3 heading into the top of the fifth inning, but three errors by Johnson City – coming on the first two Obion County hitters in the inning — allowed both to score and take a 5-3 lead.
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Nashville Returns to First Place With Victory
Nashville, TN – Behind an early offensive outburst and a solid start from Michael Blazek, the Nashville Sounds (54-50) picked up a 7-5 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox at Greer Stadium on Tuesday night. The victory, coupled with a 1-0 New Orleans Zephyrs loss to the Iowa Cubs, moved the Sounds back into first place in the American Conference Southern Division.
Nashville took a 3-0 advantage off of Sky Sox starter Brian Burres in the top of the first thanks to a string of RBI singles by Jason Rogers, Matt Clark and Hector Gomez. The opening strike and win improves the Sounds’ record when scoring first at Greer Stadium to 26-2.
Tullahoma uses four home runs to eliminate Clarksville National at 12-year old Little League State Tournament
It would be errors early-on that pull Clarksville National in a hole, as Tullahoma scored a pair of runs in the top of the first inning to take an early 2-0 advantage.
Matt Marcel opened the inning by hitting a ground-rule double just inside the line in right and scored an out later on a throwing error by Clarksville National’s third baseman.
Clarksville, TN – For the third consecutive year, Austin Peay State University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. In addition, APSU was the only public university in Tennessee to make the list.
The results were released today in The Chronicle’s seventh annual report on The Academic Workplace.
Clarksville Police reports Smei Truck Hauling Bee Hives crashes closing I-24 between State Line and Exit 1
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department are asking citizens to avoid the east bound side of Interstate 24 between the State Line and Exit 1. A semi truck hauling Bee Hives has been involved in a vehicle crash.
Unfortunately it is unknown when the road will be able to be cleared. The Bee Hives were disturbed and there Bees everywhere. The Officers on scene have been stung multiple time. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is on their way to work the crash. No further information available at this time.
Plans to Expand Roadside Assistance Personnel by 25 Percent in 2014
Clarksville, TN – Agero, Inc., a leading provider of vehicle and driver safety, security and information services, plans to increase its employee base by 25 percent in 2014 at its regional site in Clarksville, Tennessee.
This is part of a company wide expansion across its four regional locations in Clarksville, Sebring, FL, Tucson, AZ, and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. These centers provide critical roadside assistance to over 75 million drivers throughout the United States.
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