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Carroll Homers For Nashville’s Only Hit In 1-0 Victory

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were held to only one hit on Thursday night at Greer Stadium, but it was a big one. Outfielder Brett Carroll crushed a home run in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 1-0 victory over the Round Rock Express in the finale of a four-game set.

On the second pitch from Derek Hankins, Carroll blasted his ninth home run down the left field line to end the no-hit bid. The homer was Carroll’s second straight game with a homer.

With the win, Nashville (30-36) took three of four games from Round Rock in the series. All four games of the series were decided by one run.

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting June 17th

 

Tennessee – Leave the tie at home this Father’s Day (Sunday, June 19th)! Tennessee State Parks is the perfect setting to spend the day with dad – go for a hike, a swim or play a round of golf – these are just a few of the options available to you at one of our great 53 state parks. 

We also wanted to remind you that Tennessee State Parks’ restaurants will be celebrating Father’s Day. There’s no better way to express your love and appreciation than to take dad out for a delicious buffet. Buffet selections and prices will vary, ranging from $11.50 to $14.95. Price does not include drink, tax or gratuity. Special prices for kids and seniors over 62 are available. Group reservations are recommended. «Read the rest of this article»

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Heritage Days coming this Weekend

 

Guthrie KYGuthrie, KY – The annual Guthrie Heritage Days Celebration will be held this coming weekend, June 18th-19th. A raffle will take place with donated gifts as prizes. Tommy’s Used Cars will be raffling at red 2003 Dodge Durango. A new electrolux stove, a gift certificate to 201 Salon for $75.00, a $100.00 Wal-Mart gift card and a $250.00 gas card will also be available for raffle.

For more on the Guthrie Heritage Days celebration, contact city hall at 270-483-2511.

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Bundy, Sarbaugh to lead PCL, IL in 2011 Triple-A All-Star Game

 

Triple-A BaseballAll Star GameRound Rock, TX – Lorenzo Bundy, first-year manager of the Pacific Coast League’s Albuquerque Isotopes, and Mike Sarbaugh, second-year manager of the Columbus Clippers of the International League, have been named managers of their respective league’s All-Star teams for the 2011 Triple-A All-Star Game.

The game, presented by Zions Banks and Workers Compensation Fund, will air live on MLB Network on Wednesday, July 13th from Spring Mobile Ballpark in Salt Lake City, Utah, home of the PCL’s Salt Lake Bees.

Lorenzo Bundy (middle) will be joined by Tommy Gregg (right) and Rich Gale (left) as the three members of the PCL All-Star field staff. (Nashville Sounds)

Lorenzo Bundy (middle) will be joined by Tommy Gregg (right) and Rich Gale (left) as the three members of the PCL All-Star field staff.

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Riverside Drive Two Mile Yard Sale Starts Tomorrow

 

Yard SaleClarksville, TN – There will be a Two Mile Yard Sale held along Riverside Drive June 17th and 18th starting at 7:00am and running into the early afternoon. It will be the first occurrence with hopefully many more to come. Most local businesses will be setting up sale areas at their businesses.

The sales area starts at the Hooters/Taco Bell area and ends at Dairy Queen.

This is a wonderful opportunity for the community to come out to these sales and support the businesses that were affected by the Great Flood of 2010.

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101st Combat Aviation Brigade Change of Command

 

96th Aviation Support Battalion, 2nd Squadron; 17th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Battalion; 5th Battalion; 6th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiments

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division6th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment Fort Campbell, KY – The 6th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment will host a change of command ceremony, June 20th, 2011, at 9:30am to honor the outgoing battalion commander, Lt. Col. Brad Ninness, and the incoming battalion commander, Lt. Col. Joel Aoki. «Read the rest of this article»

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Buick Regal Turbo, Infiniti G25 Are Standouts in Testing Of Four Sports Sedans

 

Redesigned Volvo S60 is much improved

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – The Infiniti G25 and Buick Regal Turbo and scored “Excellent” and “Very Good” overall road test scores, respectively,  in Consumer Reports’ testing of a group of four sports sedans, outpointing competitors from Volvo and Audi.

The G25 now ranks second overall in Consumer Reports’ recent tests of 13 sports sedans, behind the larger engine Infiniti G37. The G37 was CR’s Top Pick in the sports sedan category in the Annual April Auto Issue.

Infiniti G25

Infiniti G25

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Tennessee Awarded Permit to allow trapping of one Peregrine Falcon for use in Falconry

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – This year, for the first time, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded Tennessee one permit allowing the trapping of one Peregrine falcon for the use in falconry.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will award this permit to the winner of a draw to be held on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011. Falconers may go to TWRA’s website under the Hot Topics section and locate the print-ready application. Resident and non-resident master and general falconers are eligible for participation in the draw. Completed applications must be mailed by August 10th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Day 2 of the Fair: Kent Family Magic Circus and Monster Trucks

 

Clarksville Speedway and FairgroundsClarksville, TN – Day Two of the Fair at the Clarksville Speedway  featured more monster trucks in the arena and the Kent Family Magic Circus performed three shows despite an early round of showers.  The rain didn’t keep people away as many made their way to the Fair Wednesday night.

As the huge monsters trucks race around the track and running over smashed cars, and jumping the dirt mounds, the crowd watched as Ballistic rolled during one event on day two of the fair.  Meanwhile in the midway the Kent Family Magic Circus was drawing a crowd as well as they performed many acts including tight rope, juggling, Hola Hoops, Disappearing balloons, balancing acts and much more.

The Kent Family Circus performing at the fair

The Kent Family Circus performing at the fair

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Central Avenue Closed

 

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Central Avenue is closed to all traffic from Crossland Avenue to Woodard Street for sewer service line repair. Gas and Water construction workers will detour motorists to Crossland and Woodard.

The repair work is anticipated to be complete and the road reopened by 2:30pm.

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