Nashville Sounds Baseball
Jeremy Hermida, Matt Pagnozzi Homer To Back Another Solid Start By Jimmy Nelson
Salt Lake City, UT – Nashville hitters belted a pair of homers to back another solid start by top prospect Jimmy Nelson in the Sounds’ 7-4 victory over the Salt Lake Bees at Smith’s Ballpark on Saturday evening in the opener of a four-game series.
With the win, the Sounds (39-38) snapped their season-high eight-game losing streak.
Nelson (8-2) worked his 13th quality outing in 14 trips to the hill this season for Nashville, picking up the win after allowing three runs on five hits while fanning five batters in seven innings of work.
Crossville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has arrested and charged a Crossville woman in connection to the murder of her estranged boyfriend.
At the request of 13th District Attorney General Randy York, TBI Special Agents began investigating the death of 31-year-old Louis Michael Tammaro shortly after it occurred around 4:45am Friday morning.
Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division held a Change of Command Ceremony which saw Maj. Gen. James C. McConville relinquish command of the 101st Airborne Division to his replacement Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky. The ceremony and passing of the division colors was presided over by Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command.
The change of command ceremony is rooted in military history dating back to the 18th century during the reign of Frederick the Great of Prussia. At that time, organizational flags were developed with color arrangements and symbols unique to each particular unit. To this flag and its commander, the soldiers of the unit would dedicate their loyalty and trust. When a change of command takes place, the flag is taken from the outgoing commander and then passed to the individual assuming the command by their superior officer. This gesture is done in front of the unit so that all could see and witness their new leader assuming his dutiful position. He who holds the flag also holds the soldier’s allegiance. This symbolic tradition has survived throughout military history.
Consumer Reports Survey shows 62 Percent of Online Consumers Do Nothing to Protect Their Internet Privacy
1 in 7 Notified of Personal Data Breach Last Year; Victims of E-mail Phishing Scams Up 22 percent from 2012
Yonkers, NY – Despite a rash of high-profile data breaches and cyber threats, an alarming 62 percent of U.S. online consumers have done nothing to protect their privacy on the Internet, according to a recent national Consumer Reports survey.
Perhaps not surprisingly, the number of victims is on the rise. One in seven online consumers were notified that their personal data had been breached in 2013 – a 56 percent increase from 2012. And a projected 11.2 million people fell for e-mail phishing scams, up 22 percent from the previous year. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville Police Department participating in Operation Dry Water to raise awareness of dangers of boating under the influence
Clarksville Police Department launches awareness campaign to reach out to boaters
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department will be participating in Operation Dry Water as part of a nationally coordinated effort to raise awareness about the dangers of boating under the influence (BUI) and reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to alcohol use on our waterways.
Operation Dry Water weekend, June 27th-29th, is the national weekend of heightened enforcement of boating under the influence laws and recreational boater outreach.
New Johnsonville, TN – On Thursday, Tennessee State Representative John Tidwell hosted a Jobs Fair with the support of the Tennessee Department of Labor.
Over 180 people attended the regional Jobs Fair held in Dickson County with 31 employers from around the region participating.
APSU’s Colby Wilson’s “Tuiasosopo and Siliva Bring Samoan Culture to Clarksville” feature honored by CoSIDA
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University sports information coordinator Colby Wilson was selected the District 4 winner for Story with a Video in the 2014 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Fred Stabley Sr. Writing contest.
Wilson’s feature/video “Tuiasosopo and Siliva Bring Samoan Culture to Clarksville” saw football players Isaiah Tuiasosopo and Iosua Siliva describe the cultural differences between their native Samoa and Clarksville both on and off the field plus talk about the adjustments of being so far from home. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville is celebrating our nation’s independence this year with the seventh annual Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at Liberty Park for food, fun and entertainment for the entire family.
The event is free and begins at 6:30pm. Seating is available throughout the park and the concerts will take place on the Great Lawn of the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.
Fort Campbell, KY – Command Sergeant Major Stephen Bower will relinquish responsibility and authority as command sergeant major of the Fort Campbell Garrison, a component of the Installation Management Command, to Command Sergeant Major Gabriel Espinosa at a ceremony in front of the Garrison Headquarters, Monday, June 23rd at 3:00pm.
Command Sgt. Maj. Espinosa joins the Fort Campbell Garrison Command Group from Fort Riley, KS, where he was the Battalion Command Sgt. Maj. for 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, and, most recently, the Command Sgt. Maj. of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.
American Heart Association says Depression linked to higher Heart Disease Death Risk in Younger Women
Dallas, TX – Women 55 and younger are twice as likely to suffer a heart attack, die or require artery-opening procedures if they’re moderately or severely depressed, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
“Women in this age group are also more likely to have depression, so this may be one of the ‘hidden’ risk factors that can help explain why women die at a disproportionately higher rate than men after a heart attack,” said Amit Shah, M.D., M.S.C.R., study author and assistant professor of Epidemiology at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. «Read the rest of this article»
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