Salt Lake City, UT – The Nashville Sounds continued their winning ways on Saturday evening at Spring Mobile Ballpark, hanging a 9-4 defeat on the host Salt Lake Bees.
The red-hot Sounds (17-24) extended their longest winning streak of the season to four games and have been victorious in eight of their past 10 contests.
The Nashville offense exploded for a season-high 15 hits, including eight for extra bases. The Sounds’ seven doubles on the night were one shy of the single-game franchise record.
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Martin, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team committed three errors in the eighth inning and dropped its season finale, 7-6, to UT Martin, Saturday, at Skyhawk Field.
Austin Peay (30-22, 17-6 OVC) jumped out to a 5-0 lead through six innings. First baseman John Hogan’s leadoff home run in the second put the Govs on the board. One inning later, Austin Peay scored three runs – two courtesy third baseman Greg Bachman’s single and another on Hogan’s single. Second baseman Jordan Hankins added the fifth run courtesy a solo home run in the sixth.
Collective bargaining ban includes outlawing political payroll deductions
Nashville, TN – On a day when Senate Republicans approved corporate campaign contributions, they added a provision to a bill outlawing collective bargaining that bans teachers from payroll deductions for political participation.
“At a time we should be talking about kids, we’re talking about political payback,” said State Senator Andy Berke. “Last year, we had a Race to the Top in Tennessee education. This year, we have a Dive to the Bottom.” «Read the rest of this article»
Seasonally Adjusted Rate up 0.1 from March
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Commissioner of Labor & Workforce Development Karla Davis announced today Tennessee’s unemployment rate for April was 9.6 percent, up 0.1 from the March rate. The national unemployment rate for April 2011 was 9.0 percent, 0.2 percentage point higher than the March rate.
“Tennessee’s unemployment rate experienced a 0.1 percentage point increase from March because of a substantial increase in the number of people looking for a job,” said Labor Commissioner Karla Davis. «Read the rest of this article»
Registration Discount on Selected Courses
Clarksville, TN – Develop a new skill, explore a new idea, learn a new language, or seek a new career with one of the spring classes from Austin Peay State University’s Center for Extended and Distance Education. Register early and receive a 10 percent discount on selected courses.
Preregistration is required for each course. «Read the rest of this article»
Phase 2 – Bridge Deck Pour
Revised – no work on the evening of the 27th as originally posted – changed to evening of the 31st on Tuesday night / no lane closures for Memorial Day Weekend
Clarksville, TN - As work on the new bridge over Red River Continues on Wilma Rudolph in Clarksville, the following lane closure will be in effect on the dates and times listed above.
Wilma Rudolph Blvd. at Red River Bridge will be reduced to one lane with Law Enforcement, contractor personnel, message and arrow boards, signs, and traffic control devices – drums and cones, alternating traffic flow as needed.
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Ask any soldier deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and more often times than not they’ll tell you the same thing: living conditions here can be pretty rough.
Along with the weather and sandstorms, living out of a tent or a deteriorating B-Hut can be a challenge. This is where Sgt. 1st Class Phillip Schafer and his crew come in.
Dover, TN - Tribute will be paid to those who have fought for our Nation’s freedom on Sunday, May 29th, 2011, at Fort Donelson National Cemetery. Between the hours of 7:30pm and 9:00pm, luminary candles will be placed in front of each headstone in the National Cemetery.
Story tellers, including many faithful National Park Service volunteers, will be available to share the history of the National Cemetery and some of those who rest there. This event is offered as part of the town of Dover’s annual Eagle Fest. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – McGregor Park and Trice Landing Park which had recently closed because of impeding high waters from flooding have now reopened to the public. McGregor Park opens daily at dawn and closes at midnight. Trice Landing Park opens daily at dawn and closes at dusk.
For complete details about park closures, please visit us online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parks&rec/ or call 931-645-7476.
Clarksville, TN – Come down to Beachaven Winery tonight as they kick off their 25th Anniversary of ‘Jazz on the Lawn’ with the Conch Republic band. The music starts at 6:30pm and goes until 9:30pm. It is normally a good idea to arrive early to get one of the good viewing spots on the lawn.
Admission to the concert is free along with free parking.
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