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Nashville Sounds and Milwaukee Brewers Extend Affiliation

 

Milwaukee Brewers Prospects To Play In Nashville Through 2014 Season

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds and Milwaukee Brewers have extended their player development contract for two more years, ensuring that the working relationship between the clubs will continue through the completion of the 2014 season. The Sounds have served as the Brewers’ Triple-A affiliate since 2005.

The announcement was made jointly this morning by Sounds co-owner Frank Ward and Brewers president of baseball operations and general manager Doug Melvin.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Austin Peay Governors Golf finishes the GolfWeek Program Challenge tied for Fourth

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Golf

Austin Peay State University GovernorsPawleys Island, SC – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team couldn’t find the finish it was seeking, Tuesday, and finished tied for fourth in the GolfWeek Program Challenge, played at the True Blue Golf Resort.

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Tennessee Titans Waive Troy Kropog and Pannel Egboh

 

Tennessee Titans

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans waived two players Tuesday, releasing T/G Troy Kropog and DE Pannel Egboh.

The moves were required to make room for WR Kenny Britt, who returns to the roster from a one-game suspension, and G Deuce Lutui, who agreed to terms on a contract Monday.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan names Brian Taylor new Superintendent for Clarksville Department of Electricity

 

Clarksville Department of ElectricityClarksville, TN – At the September meeting, the Clarksville City Council unanimously approved Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s appointment of Brian Taylor as permanent superintendent for the Clarksville Department of Electricity. Taylor, a CDE veteran of 30 years, has been acting as interim superintendent since July 2011. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Golf finishes strong at the GolfWeek Program Challenge

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Golf

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsPawleys Island, SC – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team finished on a strong note, Tuesday, firing a Lady Govs’ tourney-low 306 to finish in seventh place in the GolfWeek Program Challenge, played on the par-71, 6,121-yard Caledonia Golf Course.

Austin Peay Women's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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“The Hunger Games” to be featured at the next Movies in the Park

 

Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – Join Clarksville Parks and Recreation Saturday, September 15th, 2012 at Heritage Park Soccer fields for this month’s Movies in the Park event, featuring the popular new release, “The Hunger Games” – rated PG-13.

“The Hunger Games” is set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister’s place for the latest match. It stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth.

"The Hunger Games" at Movies in the Park this Saturday, September 15th, 2012.

“The Hunger Games” at Movies in the Park this Saturday, September 15th, 2012.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is September 19th, 2012

 

The 102nd meeting

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, September 19th at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Hospital. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall. The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

The meetings topic is “Redemption: The 71st Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War”

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Long Summers Getting Longer

 

Frazier AllenClarksville, TN – The autumnal equinox, or the official beginning of fall, occurs on September 22nd at 10:49am on the East Coast and 7:49am on the West Coast. When fall finally arrives this year, it will bring to an end a summer that was longer than the year before. And in 2013, the same will be true.

In fact, our summers here in North America have been getting a little longer each year and will continue to do so until about the year 3500. «Read the rest of this article»

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Small Business Association Endorses Mark Green for in Tennessee State Senate District 22

 

Election 2012Clarksville, TN – The National Federation of Independent Business, Tennessee’s leading small business association, has endorsed Mark Green in the race for the 22nd Senate District. NFIB made the announcement today at Smithfield Manufacturing, an NFIB member in Clarksville, before area small business owners.

“Mark Green is the right choice for small business in this election because he’s in the trenches with business owners like us, fighting never-ending mandates and regulations,” said Ron Smithfield, co-owner of Smithfield Manufacturing. “Now more than ever, we need small businesspeople in office who want to protect free enterprise and promote its positive impact on our community.”

Ron Smithfield, NFIB member and co-owner of Smithfield Manufacturing in Clarksville, Mark Green, State Senate District 22 candidate, and Jim Brown, NFIB/Tennessee State Director.

Ron Smithfield, NFIB member and co-owner of Smithfield Manufacturing in Clarksville, Mark Green, State Senate District 22 candidate, and Jim Brown, NFIB/Tennessee State Director.

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Blanchfield family donates medals during hospital’s 30th anniversary ceremony

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Walter “Junior” Blanchfield and his wife Sadie, both of Winchester, VA, along with their daughter Tammi Desimone of Frederick, MD traveled to Fort Campbell, KY September 5th to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the hospital named for Junior’s great-aunt.

The hospital was officially named in honor of Col. Florence A. Blanchfield September 17th, 1982.

Col. Florence A. Blanchfield's great-great-niece, Tammi Desimone, donates the originial Florence Nightingale medal awarded to Blanchfield by the International Red Cross. Desimone and her parents, Walter "Junior" and Sadie Blanchfield, visited the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Fort Campbell, Ky. Sept. 4, 2012 to help celebrate the hospital's 30th anniversary.

Col. Florence A. Blanchfield’s great-great-niece, Tammi Desimone, donates the originial Florence Nightingale medal awarded to Blanchfield by the International Red Cross. Desimone and her parents, Walter “Junior” and Sadie Blanchfield, visited the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Fort Campbell, Ky. Sept. 4, 2012 to help celebrate the hospital’s 30th anniversary.

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