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Sounds Fall To Storm Chasers, 8-2

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Omaha Storm Chasers continued their recent dominance of the Sounds on Thursday evening at Greer Stadium, handing Nashville an 8-2 loss.

The Sounds (32-42) have lost nine of their 11 meetings with the division-rival Storm Chasers this season.

Omaha took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning when former Sound Lorenzo Cain tripled off the center field wall then scored when Lance Zawadzki crushed a 1-0 Josh Butler offering over the wall in right-center for a two-run homer, his fifth roundtripper of the year. The home run extended Zawadzki’s hitting streak to 14 games for the Storm Chasers.

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Early Morning Target Practice Lands Man in Jail

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On June 23rd, 2011, around 1:30am, an officer on a traffic stop heard shots fired coming from apartments in the Cherry Bark Lane area.  He advised dispatchers and officers were sent to the area.

Officers were able determine that the shots were being fired from behind one of the apartment buildings. Officers located four men outside who had set up a tin can target range by a fence line and were firing handgun and shotgun rounds at the targets. The men quickly retreated inside of an apartment when officers arrived on scene.

Julius Elliot

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Currahee-trained ANA soldiers deliver fire missions independently, effectively

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Luther L. Boothe Jr.
Task Force Currahee Public Affairs

The CurraheesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionPaktika Province, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Soldiers from Task Force Currahee observed Afghan National Army soldiers from 4th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps, as they provided indirect fire support Afghan ground forces June 12th-16th in Afghanistan’s Paktika Province.

The Afghan-led mission was the culmination of eight months of training led by Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Glory, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, TF Currahee.

An Afghan National Army cannon crew member with 4th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps, prepares for a fire mission during the battery’s first independent fire support mission June 12th-16th in Afghanistan’s Paktika Province. The battery provided support to 5th Kandak, 2nd BDE, 203rd Corps, as they conducted ground operations. (Courtesy Photo)

An Afghan National Army cannon crew member with 4th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps, prepares for a fire mission during the battery’s first independent fire support mission June 12th-16th in Afghanistan’s Paktika Province. The battery provided support to 5th Kandak, 2nd BDE, 203rd Corps, as they conducted ground operations. (Courtesy Photo)

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Clarksville recognizes close ties with Military during Warrior Week Ceremony at Eternal Flame

 

Clarksville TN Top Spot LogoClarksville, TN – As part of the annual Warrior Week celebration (June 16th-24th), the Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee held a ceremony at the Eternal Flame monument on Public Square honoring veterans past and present for their service and the sacrifices they make for our nation.

Warrior Week is a week-long celebration that honors military men and women, and their families. It gives local residents and businesses a chance to show appreciation for their service and sacrifice.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Brig. Gen. Jeffery N. Colt, Deputy Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division place a wreath at the Eternal Flame as part of the Warrior Week observances.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Brig. Gen. Jeffery N. Colt, Deputy Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division place a wreath at the Eternal Flame as part of the Warrior Week observances.

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Aquatic Specialty Class Schedule to change temporarily at New Providence Pool

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Aqua Zumba class held at New Providence Pool, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, will have a time change Friday, June 24th. The class will be at 5:00pm rather than its regularly scheduled time of 6:00pm.

The Basic Water Aerobics class normally scheduled for 6:00pm on Friday will be cancelled for the day. Both classes will return to regular times next week.

For more details on the City pools, please contact the Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931-645-7476 or visit www.cityofclarksville.com.

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Clarksville Rallies Behind Youth

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville community accepted the challenge of assisting First Missionary Baptist Church and the LEAP Organization take youth on a trip to Washington DC. This trip provides the youth with an opportunity to journey through our past and see history in the making through an historical and relevant tour of the Capitol.

The students will be exposed to a myriad of activities such as performances at the National Theaters, the National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian, several memorials and monuments.

Clarksville youth to visit Washington, D.C.

Clarksville youth to visit Washington, D.C.

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Governor Haslam signs Bill restricting Sex Offenders from Public Libraries

 

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – On Wednesday, June 22nd, Governor Bill Haslam signed Senate Bill 710, which increases restrictions against registered sex offenders entering public libraries.

The bill was sponsored by State Senator Tim Barnes and State Representative John Tidwell who were present for the signing.

Governor Bill Haslam (center) stands with State Senator Tim Barnes (third from left) and State Representative John Tidwell (left) on Wednesday, June 22nd after signing their Senate Bill 710, which increases restrictions against registered sex offenders entering public libraries. From L to R: Tidwell, Houston County mayor G.E. Clark, Barnes, Haslam, Houston County Library Director Kay French, and library board members Randall French, Susan Bell, Ann Young and Kent Bell.

Governor Bill Haslam (center) stands with State Senator Tim Barnes (third from left) and State Representative John Tidwell (left) on Wednesday, June 22nd after signing their Senate Bill 710, which increases restrictions against registered sex offenders entering public libraries. From L to R: Tidwell, Houston County mayor G.E. Clark, Barnes, Haslam, Houston County Library Director Kay French, and library board members Randall French, Susan Bell, Ann Young and Kent Bell.

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Let Freedom Ring!

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Enjoy your independence riding on the back of a horse at the Fort Campbell Riding Stables Freedom Ride. This is a great way to take in all the scenic beauty this portion of our nation has to offer.

On July 2nd, patrons will be taken on a one hour trail ride before stopping for lunch near Lake Taal. After lunch everyone will head back out on the trails for one and half hours return to the Stables office. Riders are expected to be at the Stables office at 10:30am to meet the thirty minute prior cut-off time for the 11:00am ride departure. «Read the rest of this article»

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Mayor’s Fitness Event to Feature Mission Clarksville Garden

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will have the second of her fitness events immediately following Mission Clarksville’s Passing of the Shovel ceremony at 4:00pm. Friday at the group’s community garden on Mount Carmel Road.

At the event, the Mayor will be gardening, a great outdoor activity that gets people moving while producing rewards of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as beautiful plants and flowers. «Read the rest of this article»

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All three Govs MLB draftees sign, assigned to Minor League Clubs

 

APSU Sports: Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Each of the three Austin Peay State University baseball players selected in Major League Baseball’s 2011 First-Year Player Draft have signed contracts and been assigned to minor league teams.

Jack Snodgrass, a 27th-round pick by the San Francisco Giants, was sent to the Salem-Keizer (OR) Volcanoes of the short-season Class A Northwest League. He made his first professional appearance June 16th and currently has two appearances to his credit.

Jack Snodgrass, Jeremy Dobbs and Ryne Harper.

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