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Sounds Fall To Isotopes In Completion Of Suspended Game

 

Nashville’s Win Streak Snapped At Four

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Albuquerque Isotopes belted a pair of homers and plated five runs in the top of the thirteenth inning to post an 8-4 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium in the completion of Friday night’s game that was suspended early Saturday morning.

All five runs came against Sounds right-hander Frankie De La Cruz (3-6), who took the loss for Nashville (43-50).

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Clarksville Christian School’s Fourth Annual Benefit Dinner features Diamond Rio

 

Clarksville Christian SchoolClarksville, TN – Clarksville Christian School, Clarksville, TN announces its Fourth Annual Benefit Dinner on Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 7:00pm to be held at the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center. 

The event will provide an incredible night of entertainment by Grammy Award Winning Country Group, Diamond Rio.

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Barracks Meals Made Easy

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Single soldiers, college students or those living in a small apartment – this is for you!  Everyone knows they need to eat healthy nutritious meals but take out can be so much easier than cooking.

Join us July 26th from 5:30pm until 6:30pm at the Army Community Service (ACS) Financial Readiness Building, 5662 Screaming Eagle Blvd. «Read the rest of this article»

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Pick your (digital) body – and push hard and fast to save a life

 

New Hands-Only CPR digital application lets you practice at your computer
 
American Heart AssociationDallas, TN – Learning the simple steps of Hands-OnlyTM CPR is now even easier – and can be easy on the eyes too.

The American Heart Association has launched a new digital application at www.handsonlycpr.org/handson that walks you through the two steps of Hands-OnlyTM CPR: calling 9-1-1 and pushing hard and fast in the center of the chest until professional help arrives. You try it out on a female or male torso that you choose from a gallery of bodies. When you’re done, you can share the application with friends and family via Facebook or Twitter. «Read the rest of this article»

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What’s in store for you

 

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

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBagram Airfield, Afghanistan - Soldier with the 10th Sustainment Brigade got a taste of what their deployment to Afghanistan will look like when they assisted the 101st Sustainment Brigade in conducting a last-minute emergency resupply mission.

The Lifeliners received an order to supply Task Force-Currahee with 60 bundles of ammunition late Thursday evening, said Maj. Joe Suddith, 101st Sustainment Brigade Support Operations officer. They immediately tasked the brigade’s rigger detachment to start prepping the bundles, he said.

Sgt. 1st Class Narada Johnson (right), a rigger assigned to the 4/647th Quartermaster Detachment, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, instructs Staff Sgt. James Menard of the 101st Sustainment Brigade Support Operations, on how to properly rig a bundle. The Detachment worked long into the night and early morning hours preparing 60 bundles of ammunition and water for soldiers at Task Force-Currahee. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes)

Sgt. 1st Class Narada Johnson (right), a rigger assigned to the 4/647th Quartermaster Detachment, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, instructs Staff Sgt. James Menard of the 101st Sustainment Brigade Support Operations, on how to properly rig a bundle. The Detachment worked long into the night and early morning hours preparing 60 bundles of ammunition and water for soldiers at Task Force-Currahee. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes)

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Springfield Murder Suspect added to Tennessee’s Most Wanted List

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today added a Springfield, Tennessee murder suspect to the state’s most wanted fugitive list. Thirty-four year old Thomas Lamont Dowlen is wanted by the Springfield Police Department on one count of criminal homicide and two counts of aggravated assault after a shooting incident in Springfield last month. He’s the latest addition to TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted list. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sellers hired as new Governors running backs coach

 

APSU Sports: Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – John David Sellers, who has served Austin Peay State University’s football program as both a student and graduate assistant coach over the past four seasons, has been hired as the program’s new running backs coach.

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Menu labeling of caloric content a critical tool in fighting obesity

 

A letter to the editor from Newt Williams, a national volunteer advocate of the year for the American Heart Association.

American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – Studies show that we tend to underestimate the calories in the foods we eat. We also tend to eat out or order take-out a lot more these days. That’s why it’s so important that we have adequate information on menus and menu boards to make informed food and beverage choices.

Menu labeling is an inexpensive, common-sense measure that tells us what’s in the foods offered. It lets US make the choice. Without it, we’re eating blind.

Calorie labeling on restaurant menus

Calorie labeling on restaurant menus

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Jammin’ in the Alley sizzles in the summer heat.

 

Jammin' in the Alley LogoClarksville, TN – Jammin’ in the Alley returned to Strawberry Alley last night with the ever popular McAlister’s Crossroads. The free concert Series produced by the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation with the assistance of US Bank and other great sponsors, gives local bands some outstanding exposure to area residents.

Several hundred people gathered to enjoy the concert, many drawn in by a mention by News Channel 5 during their evening newscast. They were reporting on the addition of a “Night Market” which featured some of the many venders from the Downtown Market held each weekend below City Hall. The night market will become a regular feature of Jammin’ in the Alley according to the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department staff.

Jammin' In the Alley on July 16th Featuring McAlister's Crossroads

Jammin' In the Alley on July 16th Featuring McAlister's Crossroads

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Detours in place at the intersection of College Street and North Second Street

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The intersection of College Street and North Second Street has detours set in place. It will depend on the traveler’s approach on how they will be detoured. The public is advised to find alternate routing through the area if possible. Drivers can still get to their destination, but it may take a little longer and involve a few more turns.

It has not been determined how long the detours will be needed, so travelers should leave themselves extra time if their route involves North Second and College Street. Please be patient when traveling through the area.

For more on the story, see:
Repair Completed on Sinkhole at North Second Street and College Street
TDOT repairing Sinkhole at North Second Street and College Street
Sinkhole at North Second and College Street

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