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Nashville Sounds beat Iowa Cubs 4-3 at Greer Stadium Saturday Night

 

Seth McClung Authors Solid Start, Eric Farris Belts First Homer Of Year In Victory

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds right-hander Seth McClung worked his team-leading sixth quality start and Eric Farris belted his first home run of the year to lead the Sounds to a 4-3 win over division-rival Iowa Cubs on a sweltering Saturday evening at Greer Stadium, where game time temperature was 104 degrees.

With the victory, Nashville (34-49) pulled even with Iowa into a second-place tie in the PCL American Conference Northern Division, the Sounds’ highest point in the standings all season. Both clubs trail first-place Omaha Storm Chasers by 17.5 games, however.

The win was Nashville’s league-leading 18th one-run victory of the season.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay State University TRiO Tri-County Upward Bound receives $1.25 million Federal Grant over 5-year period

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University TRiO Tri-County Upward Bound (TCUB) has been awarded $1.25 million in federal grant funding over five years that will enable the program to provide academic enrichment and college enrollment services to low-income and potential first-generation high school students residing in Cheatham, Houston and Stewart counties. «Read the rest of this article»

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Daymar Institute take LEAP Youth on Tour of Campus

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, June 27th 2012, Daymar Institute opened its campus to youth enrolled in the LEAP Youth Development Program. The tour was arranged by Damon Jennings, Daymar Institute’s Community Relations Specialist.

Youth, parents, and mentors were given overview of the various academic programs including accounting, billing & coding, business management, criminal justice, dental assisting, human resource management, web design, medical assisting, network support administration, paralegal studies, pharmacy technology, and physical therapy assisting.

Youth learn about the various programs available at Daymar.

Youth learn about the various programs available at Daymar.

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Clarksville Department of Electricity offers these Tips to help you Save Energy and Stay comforable this Summer

 

Clarksville Department of ElectricityClarksville, TN – With some simple planning and a little bit of effort, you can maintain a comfortable temperature in your home throughout the summer months while keeping your power bills under control.

“There are a number of easy things you can do to help your cooling system operate better,” says Jim Manning of the Clarksville Department of Electricity (CDE). “By maximizing the efficiency of your cooling system, you can keep the temperature in you home more consistent and cut down on your air-conditioning costs.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reminds Citizens that Mandatory Water Restrictions are in Effect

 

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Late yesterday evening, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department implemented, Stage 2, of its Drought Management Plan, approved by the State of Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, in response to continued high water demand and extreme hot and dry weather conditions.

Stage 2 in the plan requires mandatory restrictions by all water consumers within the Clarksville water distribution system. The goal is to achieve reduction in total gallons per capita per day (GPCD). «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Child, Youth and School Services Parent Central Services has Moved

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) Parent Central Services, Family Child Care Offices and the School Liaison Offices are now happily settled into their new building.

Conveniently located at 5384 Tennessee Avenue, (behind the Tennessee Child Care facility) they are easier to get to than ever! Operating hours remain the same:  Monday through Thursday from 8:00am until 6:00pm; Friday by appointment only from 8:00am until 5:00pm.

For more information about the CYSS Parent Central Services move, please call 270.798.0674.

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Montgomery Central and Northwest got wins Friday Night at the Tennessee District 9 Ten Year Old Little League Baseball Tournament

 

Written by Brian Walker
Montgomery Central Little League is hosting the District 9 Ten Year Old baseball tournament.

Little League BaseballCunningham, TN – In Little League action at Montgomery Central Elementary School, Montgomery Central behind three hits from Seth Ratliff beat Burns 17-7. Jace McWhorter, Austin Brown and Bo Perry added two hits apiece. Luke Jenkins had a triple and a double for Burns.

Northwest beat South Cheatham #1 with winning pitcher Gabe Sibert, Kyle Bradford and Zak Kramer contributing two hits. Maverick Rodriquez and Jack King had a triple and double for South Cheatham #1. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment compete in a Crossfit Competition

 

Video by Spc. Bradley Parrish
4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe Currahees

Fort Campbell, KY – U.S. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division compete in a Crossfit Competition on June 27th, 2012 as part of the battalion’s organizational banner day.

The Crossfit Competition is designed to test all aspects of a soldiers physical capabilites.

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Lincoln Homes is in desperate need of Fans for Senior Citizens

 

The Seal of the State of TennesseeClarksville, TN -   “I have been notified that at least 12 senior citizens living in the Lincoln Homes neighborhood are in desperate need of fans”, said, Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts. “With temperatures predicted to reach over 100 degrees for the next several days, it is imperative these senior citizens are provided with some immediate relief”, Pitts said.

If you are able to assist these citizens, please contact Martha Weatherspoon, Lincoln Homes Residents Council president, at 931.645.3477 or martha_weatherspoon@yahoo.com .

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Lydia Walker Launches New Radio Show

 

Linda WalkerClarksville, TN  -  Clarksville’s own musical prodigy, Lydia Walker is quickly becoming a household name. The songstress has performed at numerous festivals, events, coffee shops, churches, and colleges in the Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky regions.

Lydia has taken the stage hundreds of times, sharing her songs of faith, hope and love with all who would listen. Now Lydia is bringing her music – and her interviewer insights  – to a bi-weekly one-hour radio broadcast. «Read the rest of this article»

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