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Tennessee Department of Health confirms state’s First Chikungunya Case

 

One Madison County Resident Tests Positive

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed the first case of chikungunya in Tennessee. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory results show a resident of Madison County tested positive for the virus.

TDH is reminding Tennesseans of the importance of taking precautions to protect themselves from bites from mosquitoes that may spread this and other viruses such as West Nile and La Crosse.

Chikungunya is transmitted by daytime biting mosquitoes.

Chikungunya is transmitted by daytime biting mosquitoes.

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Nashville Sounds lose series opener 8-1 to Tacoma Rainiers at Greer Stadium

 

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Nashville’s Dustin Molleken Throws Three Scoreless; Bianchi Homers

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The first-place Nashville Sounds (38-31) had their four-game win streak halted by the hot bats of the Tacoma Rainiers in an 8-1 loss before 7,353 fans at Greer Stadium Friday night.

Sounds starter Taylor Jungmann (2-3), the No. 6 prospect in the Milwaukee Brewers’ system according to Baseball America, couldn’t find a rhythm all night, and the Rainiers made him pay as he gave up six runs (five earned) on seven hits in five innings.

Nashville Sounds.

Nashville Sounds.

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Former APSU coach Lin Dunn to be inducted into Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsKnoxville, TN -  Former Austin Peay State University women’s basketball head coach Lin Dunn will be inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, Saturday.

The induction ceremony will take place 6:00pm, at the Tennessee Theatre in Knoxville. Dunn will be part of six-member 2014 class that also will include: Michelle Edwards (player), Mimi Griffin (contributor), Yolanda Griffith (player), Jasmina Perazic (player), and Charlotte West (contributor).

Former Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball coach Lin Dunn to be inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

Former Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball coach Lin Dunn to be inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

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Sue Freeman Culverhouse Discusses Tennessee Authors at Clarksville Writers’ Conference Luncheon

 

Clarksville Writer's ConferenceClarksville, TN – Ellen Taylor, a Master Clinician in the Martha Dickerson Ericksson College of Education and former President of the Felix G. Woodward Library Society, introduced Sue Freeman Culverhouse to approximately 100 attendees of the Thursday luncheon for Clarksville Writers’ Conference 2014 at the Morgan University Center of Austin Peay State University. Describing Sue’s teaching music at Watauga Elementary School in Ridgetop, Tennessee, Mrs. Taylor said that until one has had 55 kindergarten students playing xylophones at one time, no one can imagine the life of a music teacher.

Taking the podium, Culverhouse spoke on her book, Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, 2013). Tennessee Literary Luminaries which features biographies of renown Tennessee authors Robert Penn Warren, Alex Haley, Peter Taylor, Eleanor Ross Taylor, Cormac McCarthy, William Gay, Bud Willis, Alice Randall, A. Scott Pearson, Amy Greene and Marshall Chapman.

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Third Annual 65 Roses Car, Truck, and Bike Show benefiting Cystic Fibrosis to be held at Clarksville Speedway Saturday, June 21st

 

Team Clarksville - Cystic Fibrosis FoundationClarksville, TN – On Saturday, June 21st, 2014, the third annual 65 Roses Car, Truck, and Bike Show will be held at the Clarksville Speedway.Clarksville Speedway

The event is a 100% charity event to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and kicks off the final day of the Clarksville Fair.

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Fort Campbell’s Sportsman’s Lodge to have Father’s Day Brunch Sunday, June 15th

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Treat Dad to a special meal and let him know how much you appreciate everything he does the rest of the year.

On June 15th, Sportsman’s Lodge will be offering a Father’s Day Brunch from 10:30am to 3:00pm. The cost is $15.95 for ages 12 and up, ages 6 to 11 will cost $7.95 and ages 5 and under eat for free.

Sportsman’s Lodge is located outside Gate 10 next to Lake Taal and offers a rustic laid back atmosphere.

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Tennessee Department of Health Offices statewide to display Public Health Advisory on Electronic Cigarettes

 

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – Visitors to Tennessee Department of Health facilities across the state will see a prominently-displayed public health advisory on electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems.

The advisory, originally posted to the TDH website earlier this year, cautions about using the devices or being exposed to secondhand emissions.

Tennessee Department of Health issues public health advisory on Electronic Cigarettes

Tennessee Department of Health issues public health advisory on Electronic Cigarettes

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports two pools to temporarily close for maintenance

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will have two temporary pool closures this month due to maintenance issues.

Bel-Aire Pool, located at 124 Marie Drive, will be closed on June 16th and New Providence Pool, located at 166 Cunningham Lane will be closed on June 25th.

Bel-Aire Pool and New Providence Pool to temporarily close for maintenance in June.

Bel-Aire Pool and New Providence Pool to temporarily close for maintenance in June.

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Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County to hold Mega Yard Sale this Saturday, June 14th

 

Humane Society of Clarksville – Montgomery County (HSCMC)Clarksville, TN – The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County will host one final Mega Yard Sale fundraiser this coming Saturday, June 14th from 8:00am-2:00pm.

All remaining yard sale items from two weekends ago will be slashed to Half-Price. The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County office is still filled with fantastic items that will be available this Saturday.

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Inner Voices at Clarksville’s Customs House Museum beginning July 3rd

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – International artist Paul Harmon exhibits his lyrical paintings in the Customs House Museum’s Crouch Gallery beginning July 3rd.

The themes of Harmon’s paintings always incorporate poetry, prose and ideas from the artist’s interests and experiences.

Paul Harmon exhibits begins July 3rd at the Customs House Museum.

Paul Harmon exhibits begins July 3rd at the Customs House Museum.

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