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Nashville Sounds lose 4-3 at Colorado Springs Sky Sox

 

Jason Pridie Hits His Eighth Home Run During July In Losing Effort

Nashville SoundsColorado Springs, CO – The Sounds and Sky Sox went back-and-forth on Wednesday afternoon, but Colorado Springs collected a walk-off win and downed Nashville at Security Service Field with a 4-3 victory.

The Sounds got on the board first in the two games to begin the series and continued the trend with a tally in the opening frame. The strike came off the bat of Jason Pridie, whose solo home run gave Nashville the 1-0 lead. The outfielder has homered in all three games this series against his former team.

Nashville Sounds Baseball falls short to Colorado Springs Sky Sox 4-3 Wednesday afternoon.

Nashville Sounds Baseball falls short to Colorado Springs Sky Sox 4-3 Wednesday afternoon.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces “Nashville” star Charles Esten to headline 2015 Riverfest

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Riverfest, presented by the City of Clarksville and Miller Lite, is pleased to announce Charles Esten of television’s hit series “Nashville” will be the featured headliner at the 2015 Festival. Charles Esten will take the main stage as the headlining event on Saturday, September 12th, 2015 at 9:00pm. The concert is free and open to the public.

Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Charles “Chip” Esten was raised in Alexandria, VA and attended T.C. Williams High School, made famous in the film “Remember the Titans.”

"Nashville" star Charles Esten to headline this year's Riverfest Festival in Clarksville.

“Nashville” star Charles Esten to headline this year’s Riverfest Festival in Clarksville.

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System receives “District of Distinction” honor

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has been named a District of Distinction by the editors of District Administration magazine for its Leadership Development.

In its July edition, District Administration magazine honored 30 school districts as Districts of Distinction. This is the third round of honorees in this national recognition program, which was launched last year.

(L to R) Director of Schools B.J. Worthington, School Board Chairman Jimmie Garland and Professional Development Coordinator Susan Jones.

(L to R) Director of Schools B.J. Worthington, School Board Chairman Jimmie Garland and Professional Development Coordinator Susan Jones.

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APSU Governors Football Season Tickets now on Sale

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – When Austin Peay State University football team starts the 2015 regular season against Mercer, September 5th, it will welcome fans to the second season of competition at refurbished Governors Stadium and the game day culture surrounding APSU’s new home.

Austin Peay Football tickets for the 2015 regular season on sale now. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football tickets for the 2015 regular season on sale now. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police reports Van runs into building on College Street

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – District Two Patrol and Traffic Officers were dispatched to the scene of a van which crashed into a building at 132 College Street shortly before 1:00pm today, July 22nd, 2015. The first officers arrived at 12:56pm to find that a white Ford van had left the roadway and come to rest partially inside the cinder block building.

At least five of the six family members in the van were injured in the crash, but none of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening.

Clarksville Police respond to accident on College Street where a van runs into a building.

Clarksville Police respond to accident on College Street where a van runs into a building.

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System makes new Administrative Appointments

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County School System today announced two new administrative appointments.

Jaime Dye Holder, the theatre arts teacher at Northwest High School, has been selected as the assistant principal at Kenwood Middle School.

Linda Medina-Griffy, assistant principal at Montgomery Central Elementary School, will become the assistant principal at Minglewood Elementary School.

(L to R) Jaime Dye Holder and Linda Medina-Griffy.

(L to R) Jaime Dye Holder and Linda Medina-Griffy.

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Fort Campbell receives visit from National Commission on the Future of the Army

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Two commissioners from the National Commission on the Future of the Army (NCFA) spent Tuesday morning at Fort Campbell as part of their congressionally-mandated mission.

The NCFA, made up of eight commissioners appointed by Congress and the President, has been charged with examining the structure of the Army and issues related to its size and force mix.

The Commission will make recommendations to the Congress and President on how to modify the Army’s structure based on anticipated mission requirements, acceptable levels of risk, and anticipated resources. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County receives Federal Grant for Campbell Strong Economic Growth planning initiative

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is pleased to have worked with the Pennyrile Area Development District (PADD), Austin Peay State University, Workforce Essentials and the City of Hopkinsville, among others, to receive a federal grant through the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment.

This grant, totaling $393,000 and titled the Campbell Strong Economic Growth/Diversification planning initiative, is a multi-phased integrated effort to clearly identify and assess the impact of military personnel reductions and showcase the region as a crucial component of the national defense/national security assets. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University named Great College to Work For

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the fourth consecutive year, Austin Peay State University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a recent survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. In addition, APSU is the only university in Tennessee to make the national publication’s “Great Colleges to Work For 2015” list.

The results were released earlier this week in The Chronicle’s eighth annual report on The Academic Workplace.

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American Heart Association reports Blacks are at greater risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Blacks are more likely than whites to experience sudden cardiac arrest and at a much earlier age, according to research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

Researchers also found that blacks had higher rates than whites of well-established risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including diabetes (52 percent vs. 33 percent), high blood pressure (77 percent vs. 65 percent), and chronic kidney failure (34 percent vs. 19 percent).

Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack

Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack

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