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Sounds’ Win Streak Ends With 6-5 Loss In Round Rock

 

Nashville SoundsRound Rock, TX – The Nashville Sounds had their season-best five-game winning streak snapped with a 6-5 loss to the Round Rock Express on Thursday evening at The Dell Diamond in the opener of a four-game series.

The loss was the PCL-leading 22nd one-run defeat of the year for Nashville (37-43), which participated in its league-high 38th contest decided by a single run.

The Sounds continued their June power surge by belting three home runs in the contest and finished the month with 42 longballs.

Nashville Sounds Baseball

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Enjoy Independence Day Weekend at Land Between the Lakes

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area is nestled between the beautiful Kentucky and Barkley lakes. LBL offers unique opportunities for recreation and education. Whether you want to relax on one of two enchanting lakes, camp with the family on a weekend getaway, hike with friends on one of our scenic trails, or plan a group wildlife viewing adventure, Land Between The Lakes has something you are sure to enjoy.

LBL has several special programs for the July 4th weekend. The Golden Pond Planetarium will be having different laser light shows each night. Bring the kids out and play some wet and wacky games. On July 4th, come out to the Homeplace and enjoy Independence Day as it was celebrated in the 1850’s. A complete list of activities is listed below.

Unless otherwise noted, most programs are free with general admission to that facility.

Celebrate July 4th at Land Between the Lakes

Celebrate July 4th at Land Between the Lakes

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Liberty Park boat ramp to open additional days this holiday Weekend

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department will open the Liberty Park boat ramp for an additional day this Fourth of July Weekend. The new, four-lane boat ramp and two boat docks will be open Friday, July 1th, through Monday, July 4th, from 7:00am to 8:00pm. However, because of Sunday’s Independence Day Celebration, the ramp will be open 7:00am to midnight to accommodate boaters.

Liberty Park Boat Ramp

Liberty Park Boat Ramp

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting July 1st

 

Tennessee - The Fourth of July is a time for celebration and family fun – and Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of ways to spend Independence Day! Below are just a few great Tennessee State Park events before and after the holiday – so get outdoors and enjoy a state park near you.

Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!

Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the winter. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!

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Three Endangered Juveniles Located in Clarksville

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN - The three endangered juveniles out of Maryville, TN are in the custody of the Clarksville Police Department.  In a joint effort between the Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and Austin Peay State University Campus Police all of the runaways were rounded up.

(L to R) Alexis Sullivan age 12, Brittany Mostella age 14, and Shelby Nunley age 12 were found today in Clarksville, TN.

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Clarksville City Budget Session Highlights Continued

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Transportation – City Bus Service – The Transportation Department has a proposed FY 2012 budget of $5,227,826.  Of that amount, $682,150,00 would come from fares and other revenue.  Federal input is around $1.9 million, state input around $792K and a Jobs Access grant of $400K.  The remaining money would come from the city in the amount of $1.43 million.

In general, the Transportation budget is funded 47% Federal, 19% State and 34% Local.  Transportation is asking for about a $334,000 increase from last year.  Ridership is at record levels and the last fare increase was in 2007.  Ridership should be at or over 800,000 before the current budget year is out.  In May 2011 ridership was 66,262 versus 51,951 in May 2010.  Based on great ridership and that the last fare increase was almost 5 years ago, I believed that fares should be increased to offset the cost increase. «Read the rest of this article»

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BACH observes Independence Day

 

Limited Services during Day of No Scheduled Activity (DONSA)

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Independence Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, July 4th, therefore all clinics and pharmacies will be closed.

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Dunbar Cave State Natural Area Programs for July 1st through July 9th

 

Clarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer.

Upcoming events include: Evening Trail Hike, Eyes of the Night, Night Hike, Children’s Theatre, Fireflies and so much more!

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Section of Cunningham Lane Closed

 

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Gas and Water construction workers have closed Cunningham Lane from Ryder Avenue to Appleton Drive to repair a water main leak. The work is expected to be complete and the road reopened at approximately 1:30pm.

Traffic will be detoured to Ryder Avenue.

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‘Mavericks’ deliver humanitarian aid to Afghan village

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Afghan truck drivers loaded their vehicles this past week with much-needed supplies from the Bagram Air Field Humanitarian Assistance Yard to support a humanitarian aid mission in Regional Command North.

The 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, spear-headed the relief effort to provide rice, beans, flour, cooking oil, coal, tarps, prayer rugs and hygiene for the villagers in the town of Sar –E Pol, located in the Balkh province, said Navy Chief Petty Officer Tychicious Turner, non-commissioned officer in charge for the Bagram Humanitarian Assistance Yard.

Staff Sgt. William Lyons of the 584th Supply Maintenance Company, 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, loads bags of flour into the back of a truck Bagram Humanitarian Yard. The battalion recently sent more than 600,000 pounds of supplies to a local village of Sar-E Pol, which was suffering from a drought. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes)

Staff Sgt. William Lyons of the 584th Supply Maintenance Company, 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, loads bags of flour into the back of a truck Bagram Humanitarian Yard. The battalion recently sent more than 600,000 pounds of supplies to a local village of Sar-E Pol, which was suffering from a drought. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes)

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