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Nashville Sounds blank New Orleans Zephyrs 7-0

 

Nashville SoundsNew Orleans, LA – Three pitchers combined to shut out the New Orleans Zephyrs in a 7-0 win for the Nashville Sounds Monday night in New Orleans.

It’s the third shutout for the Sounds in their last six games. Three consecutive wins has pushed their record to 14 games over .500 at 62-48. The record is just one win shy of matching their high-water mark of 15 games over.

Daniel Mengden, fresh off of being optioned from Oakland, started for Nashville and delivered five scoreless innings. He scattered five hits, walked one and struck out five in his fourth win of the season with the Sounds. The scoreless performance lowered his Triple-A ERA to a minuscule 1.25.

Nashville Sounds' Brett Eibner Ties Franchise Record with Four Walks in First Game

Nashville Sounds’ Brett Eibner Ties Franchise Record with Four Walks in First Game

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Tennessee Highway Patrol warns Motorist that School is Starting Back

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – As Tennessee schools are starting back to school, the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) wanted to make drivers aware of the rules and penalties for improperly passing a school bus. Tennessee Law 55-8-151 addresses the overtaking and passing school busses while unloading/loading passengers and the penalties.

The Tennessee law states: The driver of a vehicle upon a highway, upon meeting or overtaking from either direction any school bus that has stopped on the highway for the purpose of receiving or discharging any school children, shall stop the vehicle before reaching the school bus, and the driver shall not proceed until the school bus resumes motion or is signaled by the school bus driver to proceed or the visual signals are no longer actuated.

Be Alert for Children Loading and Unloading from School Busses

Be Alert for Children Loading and Unloading from School Busses

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Tennessee Senate 22nd Senatorial District candidate David Cutting spoke at 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2016Cunningham, TN – Tennessee Senate 22nd Senatorial District candidate David L. Cutting spoke Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at the 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic put on by the Central Civitan Club.

“I am big on healthcare, education, helping our veterans and elderly, infrastructure and jobs. It’s very important to get jobs into the area. We are even looking a attracting an amusement park into the area. That would bring in tourists, tourist money, have something for our youth to do and additional place for our youth to work,” stated Cutting.

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Tennessee Senate 22nd District candidate Lori Smith talked at 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2016Cunningham, TN – On Saturday, July 30th, 2016 Lori L. Smith, candidate for the Tennessee Senate 22nd Senatorial District spoke to the audience at the 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic put on by the Central Civitan Club.

“I am running for State Representative with three legislative priorities,” said Smith. “Protecting our active duty military and our veterans, property tax relief has not been fully restored and it should be and addressing PTSD. There are things we can do to vacillate mental health professionals more available for our veterans.”

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Austin Peay State University invites Families to experience College Life at APSU’s Family Weekend

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For one weekend in September, the parents and siblings of Austin Peay State University (APSU) students are invited to share in the campus life experience during APSU’s annual Family Weekend.

Austin Peay to hold "Family Weekend" event September 9th-11th. (APSU)

Austin Peay to hold “Family Weekend” event September 9th-11th. (APSU)

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Mark Green speaks at 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2016Cunningham, TN – On Saturday, July 30th, 2016 Tennessee State Senator Mark Green addressed the crowd at the 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic put on by the Central Civitan Club.

“It has been an honor to be your state senator. I want to tell you together we have done some phenomenal things,” stated Mark Green. “From supporting our veterans, fighting for property tax relief, fighting for them to be able to be able turn in their military skills and get a Tennessee State License, we have fought for our veterans every day I’ve been there.”

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F&M Bank Offers THDA’s “Take Credit” Mortgage Program

 

F&M BankClarksville, TN – F&M Bank was the first Mortgage lender in Tennessee approved to offer the Tennessee Housing Development Agency’s (THDA) “Take Credit” program.  Take Credit is a Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) program authorized by Congress in the 1984 Tax Reform Act.

A MCC is a not loan, it is applied for with a mortgage and permits eligible homebuyers to take a federal tax credit up to $2,000 maximum per year based on the mortgage interest paid by the homebuyer.

F&M Bank in Downtown Clarksville

F&M Bank in Downtown Clarksville

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum August 2016 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in August at the Museum are: Perspective: The Vision of Jessica Holly, Annual Staff Art Exhibition, Women Painting Women, Tammy O’Connor: Hand Shadows, Eric Hansen: Dollhouses from the Collection, and Art & Lunch: Karla Tucker.

Women Painting Women: Peace Within by Chantel Lynn Barber

Women Painting Women: Peace Within by Chantel Lynn Barber

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CMCSS Elementary Schools to hold Open House and Back to School Night

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – All Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Elementary Schools will host a Back to School Night this Friday, August 5th from 5:00pm until 7:00pm.

School starts August 8th! Middle School Open House is August 18th and High School Open House is August 25th, also from 5:00pm until 7:00pm.

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Cooling at the Cave Attracts Huge Crowd to Dunbar Cave

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave sponsor Cooling at the Cave, a family event once every year. The event was held Saturday, July 30th. This year’s music was provided by Cumberland Winds Jazz Project, an 18-piece ensemble that was perfect for the venue.

Their cool jazz thrilled a crowd of more than 300—couples, families with small children, people with their well-behaved dogs, and jazz lovers of all ages. With songs like “String of Pearls,” Tuxedo Junction,” “Stardust,” and other favorites, Cumberland Winds enchanted the on-lookers with their finesse and pleasing harmonies.

Cooling at the Cave

Cooling at the Cave

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