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Sounds Take Second Straight In Salt Lake, 5-2

 

Nashville SoundsSalt Lake City, Utah – The Nashville Sounds won their third straight game on Friday evening at Spring Mobile Ballpark, defeating the Salt Lake Bees by a 5-2 margin.

Sounds third baseman Chris Nowak (2-for-4) spotted the visitors a 1-0 lead in the top of the third inning, drilling Ryan Ketchner’s 3-1 offering over the left field wall for a one-out solo homer. It was the infielder’s first roundtripper of the year.

Salt Lake evened the contest at 1-1 in the home half of the fourth when Andrew Romine drew an inning-opening walk from Sounds starter Amaury Rivas then later scored on a groundout.

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Nashville Sounds Baseball

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160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Name NCO and Soldier of the Year

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division160th Soar - Night StalkersFort Campbell, KY – Hunter Army Airfield and Fort Campbell Soldiers came out on top in the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment’s annual Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition.

Taking honors for 2011 were Sgt. Joshua Kakuk, an aircraft armament system repairer with 3rd Battalion, as NCO of the Year, and Spc. Robert Pennywitt, an aircraft powerplant repairer with 2nd Battalion, as Soldier of the Year. Both were recognized in a ceremony on May 11th.

Spc. Robert Pennywitt, an aircraft powerplant repairer with 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, KY, tests on a first-aid task during the command’s annual Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition. (160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment photo)

Spc. Robert Pennywitt, an aircraft powerplant repairer with 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, KY, tests on a first-aid task during the command’s annual Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition. (160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment photo)

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Tennessee Titans To Host Final Cheerleading Auditions at the Wildhorse Saloon on May 31st

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With the 2011 NFL Draft now complete, the Tennessee Titans will conclude their search for the 2011 Titans Cheerleading Squad, presented by Sun Tan City, on Tuesday, May 31st at 7:00pm at the Wildhorse Saloon.

With weeks of preliminary auditions and preparation behind them, forty-eight finalists will compete for one of the twenty-six spots on the Titans Cheerleading 2011 roster on May 31st. The Titans encourage fans to come out for the big show and support the selection of the 2011 squad. 

Titans Cheerleaders visit the Fort Campbell PX.

Titans Cheerleaders visit the Fort Campbell PX.

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TBI offers Reward Money for Information leading to cause of Mother’s Death and Infant’s Whereabouts

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today is offering a $1,000 reward for anyone who has information relevant to the death of 28-year-old Shauna Fryar and/or information as to the whereabouts of her 4-month-old daughter Zaylee Fryar.
 
Fryar’s husband last saw Shauna and Zaylee Fryar the morning of Sunday May 1st, 2011 at their home in Millersville.

Shauna and Zaylee Fryar

Shauna and Zaylee Fryar

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First Catie Summers Scholarship Awarded

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemClarksville, TN – Clarksville High students Alexis M. Bynum and Austin Pitts are the first two recipients of the Catie Summers Memorial Scholarship.  Each will receive a $1,000 scholarship for their freshman year in college. Applicants have to be graduating seniors from the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Schools who have battled cancer during their lifetime.

Recipients must have a 3.0 grade point average OR a mininum ACT score of 21 and be accept to a college or university.

Bill Summers (left) presents scholarship certificates to Austin Pitts and Alexis Bynum as CHS Spanish teacher and HOPE Club advisor Danny Magrans looks on.

Bill Summers (left) presents scholarship certificates to Austin Pitts and Alexis Bynum as CHS Spanish teacher and HOPE Club advisor Danny Magrans looks on.

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Lifeliners complete recovery training

 

Written by Spc. Michael Vanpool
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Soldiers of the 101st Sustainment Brigade completed the hands on portion of the Vehicle Recovery Course taught here with recovering a mired vehicle.

The course was taught by instructors deployed from the U.S. Army Ordnance Center and School, and was taught over 83 hours and eight days.

During the course, the six soldiers learned the basics of recovering vehicle with the M984 HEMTT wrecker and the M1089 wrecker.

Sgt. Joshua Garner, a recovery instructor with the 59th Ordnance Brigade, US Army Ordnance Center and School, walks the six students of the Vehicle Recovery Course through different approaches to recovering a vehicle stuck in a mire pit. (Photo by Spc. Michael Vanpool)

Sgt. Joshua Garner, a recovery instructor with the 59th Ordnance Brigade, US Army Ordnance Center and School, walks the six students of the Vehicle Recovery Course through different approaches to recovering a vehicle stuck in a mire pit. (Photo by Spc. Michael Vanpool)

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A Midsummer Night’s Read at R. F. Sink Library

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Develop your children’s imagination through reading by enrolling them in R.F. Sink Library’s Summer Reading Program. The Summer Reading Program is open to children entering kindergarten through fourth grade. Registration is available June 1st through June 22nd.

Children will gather at the R.F. Sink Library from 9:00am to 10:00am on Thursday June 30th, July 7th, 14th, and 21st to enjoy some fantastic stories, craft making, and refreshments. The Summer Reading Program will conclude on Thursday July 28th when the Library hosts a pizza party at the Dale Wayrynen Recreation Center. «Read the rest of this article»

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The 2011 Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Ceremony to be Held on May 30th

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization is hosting its annual Memorial  Day ceremony at 10:00am on May 30th 2011, at Veterans Memorial Park in Clarksville, Tennessee.

City and County Officials, as well as MCVSO staff will speak. Music and posting of the colors will be presented by the 101st Airborne Division Band from Fort Campbell. Area Veterans Service Organizations will conduct a wreath- laying ceremony.

The laying of the wreath at the 2010 Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Ceremony

The laying of the wreath at the 2010 Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Ceremony

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Hershey Track and Field Winners Advance to District Competition

 

Hershey Track and FieldClarksville, TN – The annual local Hershey Track and Field Competition was held May 14th at Kenwood High School.  The competition gives young athletes a chance to showcase their skills in track and field, long jump and softball throw.

The first- and second-place athletes in the local competition advanced to the District Hershey Track and Field Competition in Dickson where they are given the opportunity to advance to the State Competition in Murfreesboro. «Read the rest of this article»

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Friends of Fort Defiance to hold Civil War Memorial Service

 

Clarksville, TN – Friends Of Fort Defiance will present a Civil War Memorial Service on Saturday, May 28th at 10:00am. The service will be held at Riverview Cemetery near the Civil War mass grave-site.

Included in the program will be the reading of the names of the Civil War soldiers who are buried in Riverview Cemetery, recitations, placing of a memorial wreath, poetry and an honor guard, a volley of shots and presentation of the colors. «Read the rest of this article»

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