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Nashville Sounds home game against Colorado Springs Sky Sox Suspended due to Rain

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Saturday night’s game between the Nashville Sounds and Colorado Springs Sky Sox has been suspended due to rain at First Tennessee Park.

The game will be resumed on Tuesday, May 30th at 5:05pm. Following the completed nine-inning game, the Sounds and Sky Sox will play a seven-inning contest.

Sounds pitcher Daniel Gossett worked around a one-out single by Ivan De Jesus to put up a zero in the top of the first. Before the rain came, Nashville’s offense put five runs on the board.

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AAA reports OPEC Meeting Disappoints, Gas Price Surge Avoided

 

AAAKnoxville, TN – Motorists will not have to worry about surging gas prices this holiday weekend after all. Thursday’s OPEC meeting had the potential to cause a stir in the stock market. What actually happened was quite the opposite.

A collection of OPEC and non-OPEC oil producing countries met on Thursday to re-evaluate their existing agreement that calls for a reduction of 1.8 million barrels of crude output per day. This agreement – implemented in November – was an attempt to reduce global crude oversupply and drive up oil prices to $60.00 per barrel.

Oil Prices Decline

Oil Prices Decline

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Kids Bowl Free at Fort Campbell’s Hooper Bowling Center this Summer

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell’s Hooper Bowling Center is participating in the 2017 Kids Bowl Free program. Kids Bowl Free is for youth age 14 and under and participants must register with kidsbowlfree.com to qualify.

Each registered child will get 2 free games per day, Monday through Friday (Must pay $2.00 for shoes). Parents and youth age 15 and older can register on www.kidsbowlfree.com and get the Family pass for $46.95.

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101st Airborne Division trainers share logistics expertise with Somali National Army partners, first class graduates

 

Written by Tech. Sgt. Joseph Harwood
Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa

Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of AfricaMogadishu, Somalia – The 101st Airborne Division, based out of Fort Campbell, KY, has trained the first logistics class of the Somali National Army (SNA) in support of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM), during a 6-week training course in Mogadishu, Somalia.

The course concluded May 24th, 2017, with a graduation ceremony attended by the Prime Minister of Somalia, Hassan Ali Khayre, Somalia’s Chief of Defense, Gen. Ahmed Mohamed Jimcale, and the U.S. Ambassador to Somalia, Stephen Schwartz.

The importance of logistics and the impact of its effectiveness during a military campaign are highlighted in the 5th century BC book written by ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu, “The Art of War.” Sun Tzu wrote, “The line between disorder and order lies in logistics.”

Five U.S. Army 101st Airborne Soldiers deployed with U.S. Army Africa to train Somali National Army soldiers stand at a graduation formation on May 23, 2017, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The six-week logistics course focused on various aspects of moving personnel, equipment and supplies. (U.S. Air National Guard, Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)

Five U.S. Army 101st Airborne Soldiers deployed with U.S. Army Africa to train Somali National Army soldiers stand at a graduation formation on May 23, 2017, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The six-week logistics course focused on various aspects of moving personnel, equipment and supplies. (U.S. Air National Guard, Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)

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Land Between the Lakes to host Summer Night Star Parties

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Golden Pond Planetarium at Land Between the Lakes will host a full array of stellar evening shows for the 2017 summer season.

Laser and evening planetarium showings and Star Parties offer indoor and outdoor activities after 5:00pm starting in May and lasting all summer.

Golden Pond Planetarium at Land Between The Lakes. (LBL)

Golden Pond Planetarium at Land Between The Lakes. (LBL)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Memorializes Five Service Members

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Tennessee Military Department Adjutant General, Major General Terry “Max” Haston paid tribute to five service members who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the state’s Memorial Day service.

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APSU Art and Design assistant professor McLean Fahnestock presents new work at Nashville’s Frist Center for Visual Arts

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University assistant professor of art and design McLean Fahnestock will present new work at the Frist Center for Visual Arts in Nashville Tennessee. Her experimental work will join others as a part of an exhibition, titled “Pattern Recognition: Art and Music Videos in Middle Tennessee.”

The exhibition will be on view from April 29th-October 8th in the Conte Community Arts Gallery, and is free to the public.

Frist Center for Visual Arts

Frist Center for Visual Arts

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National Sports Services confirms interest in Clarksville

 

National firm says Exit 8 site ‘Ideal for Sports Complex’

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s plan to add a family Athletic Complex to Clarksville’s sports scene got a boost this week from National Sports Services, a company involved in minor league sports teams and sports facility development.

“I want to confirm our company’s interest in bringing a baseball franchise to Clarksville,” Matt Perry, National Sports Services president, wrote in a recent letter to Mayor McMillan.

All Pro Freight Stadium, in Avon, Ohio, a 5,000 seat multi-purpose baseball stadium which opened in June of 2009, is the home of the Lake Erie Crushers, a member of the Frontier League. National Sports Services represented the Crushers during lease negotiations, stadium development, and tenant/landlord relations.

All Pro Freight Stadium, in Avon, Ohio, a 5,000 seat multi-purpose baseball stadium which opened in June of 2009, is the home of the Lake Erie Crushers, a member of the Frontier League. National Sports Services represented the Crushers during lease negotiations, stadium development, and tenant/landlord relations.

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Dodging the Roadkill: Memorial Day

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – As we approach Memorial Day, I have some thoughts.  Schools have let out and bikers have saddled up and taken to the open road.  A lot of those bikers are veterans. 

Since I began this journey, I’ve NEVER had such a thrill as meeting all of the veterans I’ve met through this motorcycle.  I ride with active duty and retired veterans all the time and there’s no finer group of people ON THE PLANET!

The reason I’m able to enjoy my Harley and travel the open road is because of the service and sacrifice of the American Soldier. I grew up as a military brat but was unable to serve. The military life is a unique experience.  

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American Heart Association says Heart Failure Patients readmitted to the same hospital may have better outcomes

 

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – When patients with heart failure were re-hospitalized within a month, those who returned to the same hospital were discharged quicker and were more likely to survive, according to new Canadian research in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

In both Canada and the United States, ambulance policies usually require patients be taken to the nearest emergency room, even if a patient has recently been hospitalized somewhere else.

Time is important when seeking hospital care for acute events like heart attack or stroke, but for treatment of a chronic condition like heart failure, continuity of care seems to be more important, researchers said. (American Heart Association)

Time is important when seeking hospital care for acute events like heart attack or stroke, but for treatment of a chronic condition like heart failure, continuity of care seems to be more important, researchers said. (American Heart Association)

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