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Nashville Sounds drop Omaha Storm Chasers, 4-2

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds used a four-run sixth inning to top the Omaha Storm Chasers, 4-2, in front of 9,639 fans at First Tennessee Park Thursday night.

Trailing 2-0 going into the bottom of the sixth inning, Nashville sent nine hitters to the plate in the comeback. The one-out rally started when Beau Taylor walked, and Anthony Garcia doubled down the left field line.

Bruce Maxwell’s second hit of the game made it a 2-1 game and Sheldon Neuse delivered another run-scoring single to draw the Sounds even at 2-2. BJ Boyd followed with a base hit, the fifth straight Sound to reach safely.

Nashville Sounds' Daniel Mengden Deals Seven Strong Frames and Melvin Mercedes Delivers Go-Ahead Hit. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Daniel Mengden Deals Seven Strong Frames and Melvin Mercedes Delivers Go-Ahead Hit. (Nashville Sounds)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Work starting July 20th, 2018

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOT

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County there will be on-call sign repair and replacement on I-24 on Friday, July 20th through Wednesday, July 25th from 8:00pm until 5:00am.

There will be a temporary lane closure on I-24 in both directions, between mile markers 2 and 7, and ramp traffic will be shifted at Exit 4 in order to install signs.

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Tennessee has One Year of Historic Low Unemployment

 

Tennessee Unemployment Rate has remained at 3.5 percent or lower for 12 months and new job creation continues across Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today released the statewide unemployment rate for June 2018 and it marked an entire year the jobless figure in Tennessee has been 3.5 percent or lower.

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June is 3.5 percent, which is unchanged from the May 2018 figure. In a year-to-year comparison, the June rate is 0.1 of a percentage point lower than it was in 2017.

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APSU’s Brandi Bryant named second vice president of College Athletic Business Management Association

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsCleveland, TN – Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) assistant athletics director for business affairs Brandi Bryant has been named second vice president of the College Athletic Business Management Association (CABMA) for the 2018-19 year.

Bryant, who is in her fourth season with Austin Peay athletics, was elevated to assistant athletics director in July 2016 with responsibility for the athletics budget and financial oversight of the department’s ongoing capital projects. During her nearly four year career with Governors athletics, she has helped facilitate and oversee significant budget increases within the department.

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Austin Peay State University student Loren Carmichael learns about D.C.’s heel-wearing habits (and psychology) at Peace Corps

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Folks don’t hurry around Washington, D.C., wearing high heels, especially red-soled Louboutin heels. That’s an observation Austin Peay State University psychology major Loren Carmichael recently made in a blog about her Peace Corps internship in the U.S. capital.

The Memphis native is spending her summer working with the Peace Corps’ Counseling and Outreach Unit, which provides phone consultation to volunteers struggling with emotional health. The unit also handles emergencies affecting volunteers and their families.

Austin Peay State University psychology major and Memphis native Loren Carmichael is spending her summer working with the Peace Corps’ Counseling and Outreach Unit, which provides phone consultation to volunteers struggling with emotional health. (The Washington Center)

Austin Peay State University psychology major and Memphis native Loren Carmichael is spending her summer working with the Peace Corps’ Counseling and Outreach Unit, which provides phone consultation to volunteers struggling with emotional health. (The Washington Center)

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Fort Campbell celebrates Warrant Officer Corps 100th birthday

 

Written by Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas
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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, 5th Special Forces Group and other Fort Campbell units came together Friday to celebrate 100 years of the Army Warrant Officer Corps at Cole Park Commons.

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Danny Taylor, senior ordnance logistics warrant officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, organized the celebration, and began the event with opening remarks.

“One of the best parts about being a warrant officer is being able to advise, teach, coach and mentor not only enlisted folks, but other warrant officers and [commissioned] officers as well, across your formation,” Taylor said.

Soldiers gather July 9, at the Cole Park Commons Conference Center on Fort Campbell. The soldiers gathered in commemoration of 100 years of warrant officer service in the Army. (Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas)

Soldiers gather July 9, at the Cole Park Commons Conference Center on Fort Campbell. The soldiers gathered in commemoration of 100 years of warrant officer service in the Army. (Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas)

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Austin Peay State University junior campers captivated by Homemade Hovercraft

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a slow Friday afternoon, Austin Peay State University’s Bryan Gaither built a hovercraft.

He captured a video of its maiden flight and sent it to some friends: “So I got bored and built a hovercraft.”

Austin Peay State University’s Bryan Gaither prepares to don an Iron Man mask and his across the gym floor on his homemade hovercraft. Attendees of the university’s Junior Govs Summer Camp are in the background. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Bryan Gaither prepares to don an Iron Man mask and his across the gym floor on his homemade hovercraft. Attendees of the university’s Junior Govs Summer Camp are in the background. (APSU)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System say 7th Graders must have Immunization for 2018-2019 School Year

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) says that all students entering 7th grade for the 2018-2019 school year must have a Tetanus-diptheria-pertusis booster shot (also known as Tdap).

7th grade students for the 2018-2019 school year must havee their immunizations and documented on the Official Tennessee Certificate of Immunization form.

7th grade students for the 2018-2019 school year must havee their immunizations and documented on the Official Tennessee Certificate of Immunization form.

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APSU Women’s Basketball adds Alexis Pace to coaching staff

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Women’s Basketball head coach David Midlick has added a new member to his coaching staff with the arrival of Alexis Pace, previously an assistant at South Carolina State.

Pace joined South Carolina State in 2015 and was a three-year assistant and recruiting coordinator for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference squad under the direction of Doug Robertson Jr.

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American Heart Association says most Black Adults have High Blood Pressure before age 55

 

Journal of the American Heart Association Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Approximately 75 percent of black and men women are likely to develop high blood pressure by the age of 55, compared to 55 percent of white men and 40 percent of white women in the same age range, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Man checking blood pressure at office kiosk. (American Heart Association)

Man checking blood pressure at office kiosk. (American Heart Association)

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