Albuquerque, NM – Caleb Gindl hit for the cycle while Taylor Green hit a grand slam in a Nashville Sounds’ 9-5 victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes in the finale of a four-game series on Sunday night at Isotopes Park.
Gindl became the third and most recent Sound to accomplish the feat in the team’s 34-year history. The right fielder ripped a triple in the second, homered in the third, doubled in the eighth, and completed the feat with a single in the ninth. Gindl went 4-for-5 with three runs scored to join J.R. House (2004) and Tike Redman (2001) as the only players to hit for the cycle in a Sounds uniform.
Golden Pond, KY – Come out to Land Between The Lakes (LBL) and celebrate nature with an up-close look at all sorts of creatures, especially those that are often underappreciated. Cool and Crawly Critters Day will be at Woodlands Nature Station (NS) Saturday, July 16th, 2011, from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
“The Nature Station will be buzzing with opportunities for children to learn first-hand about the benefits of critters that sometimes give us the creeps,” said NS employee Carrie Szwed. “Families will experience a full day of discovery!” «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – “Congratulations! You are our $100 million sweepstakes winner!” Sound familiar? Scams like this circulate daily. Their goal is to get your money or personal information.
Whether you receive notification via telephone, e-mail or direct mail telling you that you have won foreign lotteries from Canada or from as far away as Europe, you are asked to reply with personal information in order to receive the winnings. Scammers take that information and you never get the lottery money. These scammers may also tell you that you have to pay to cover “taxes and “service charges,” asking you to wire the money in order to receive your prize. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports: Men’s Football
Clarksville, TN – With Austin Peay State University’s football season just around the corner, the Athletics Department is now taking 2011 Tailgate Alley registration forms.
The Govs kick off the 2011 season with a pair of road games – September 3rd at Cincinnati and September 17th at Memphis – before the home schedule begins with a September 24th, Ohio Valley Conference game against Eastern Kentucky.
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) will conduct school and sports physicals for BACH’s Tricare Prime enrolled beneficiaries ages 4 to 22 during clinic hours from now through August 31st.
Tricare beneficiaries assigned to a network medical provider may schedule an appointment with their network provider for school physicals. All beneficiaries, including individuals enrolled to a network provider, may schedule an appointment at BACH during the Saturday sports physical clinic which will be held August 6th in the Blue clinic from 8:00am to 4:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Young Daughters of Destiny Youth Crisis Organization Presents “Save a Youth Concert” featuring rising recording Gospel artist Toney Dabney from Hopkinsville, KY. MC for the event is Clarksville’s very own Johnathan Peters of Number 7.
Nashville, TN – Major General Max Haston sadly announced today that 1st Lt. Thomas Joseph Williams, Jr. and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Daniel Cole both of Knoxville were killed Saturday when their OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter crashed in Campbell County. The cause of the crash is under investigation at this time.
“The entire Tennessee National Guard is deeply saddened at the loss of Lt. Williams and Chief Warrant Officer Cole,” said Haston. «Read the rest of this article»
Monday, July 11th, 2011
Clarksville, TN – Gas and Water construction workers will turn off water service on Monday at 7:00am to noon on Woodbridge Drive from Sunbrite Drive to Millstone Circle. The road will also be closed to through traffic while workers replace a water valve at the intersection.
Motorists will be detoured around the work site.
Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist
The June Employment Report was weaker than expected, with no bright spots. Nonfarm payrolls rose just 18,000, while the two previous months were revised a net 44,000 lower. Private-sector payrolls rose by 57,000 – a 65,000 average for May and June, following a +240,000 average for February, March, and April. Manufacturing rose by 6,000. Construction fell by 9,000. Retail added 5,200. State and local government payrolls dropped another 25,000 (following -46,000 in May) and the federal government shed 14,000 (ex-census, down 18,000, or 0.6%, from a year ago). The unemployment rate edged up to 9.2% (from 9.1% in May) and the employment/population ratio slipped to 58.2% (vs. 58.4% in May and 58.5% a year ago). Average weekly hours edged down to 34.3 (from 34.4). Average hourly earnings were essentially unchanged (up 1.9% y/y). Average weekly earnings fell 0.3% (+2.1% y/y). «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – On Saturday, July 9th, 81 members of the 4th Brigade Combat Team returned to Campbell Army Airfield.
Family and friends gathered to welcome home their soldiers. As the announcement was made that the plane was on 15 minutes away, many made their way out to the tarmac to watch the plane as it arrived.
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