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Bill Goodman speaks at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2014Cunningham, TN – Bill Goodman, candidate for Circuit Court Judge Part II addressed the audience at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic held by the Central Civitan Club on Saturday, July 27th, 2014.

“Thank each of you for spending part of you day here today,” said Goodman. “I lived in this district my entire life. I grew up in Cedar Hill which is located between Springfield and Guthrie. I intended law school in the state of Alabama at Samford University. It was there that I met my wife. We returned back to this community in 1977. This has been our home since that time.”

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Nashville Venom win PIFL Championship 64-43 over Lehigh Valley Steelhawks

 

Nashville VenomNashville, TN – After stops in Huntsville, AL and Albany, GA, the PIFL Champions Cup officially has a new home in Nashville, Tennessee as the Nashville Venom (12-2) of the Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL) defeated the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks (7-7) 64-43 to capture their first ever championship.

Nashville Venom win PIFL Championship over Lehigh Valley 64-43. (Mateen Sidiq - Nashville Sports Network)

Nashville Venom win PIFL Championship over Lehigh Valley 64-43. (Mateen Sidiq – Nashville Sports Network)

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk scheduled for July 3rd, 2014

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN - Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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Tennessee ranks 6th in the Nation for Insurance Claims Resulting from Lightning according to State Farm

 

State Farm® Paid out Nearly $15 Million in Lightening Claims in 2013

State Farm®Lightning is an underrated danger and the second leading cause of storm-related deaths in the U.S., exceeded only by floods. Most lightning claims were surge or power related.

Damage is generally caused by power surges carried by the electrical wiring, TV cable, or phone lines serving the home or business and usually involve one or more electronic items.

According to State Farm, Tennessee paid out more than $5 million in lightning claims. Georgia led the nation in claims resulting from lightening in 2013 with nearly $15 million paid out.

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APSU Governors Golf’s Marco Iten chosen honorable mention Ping All-America

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSULondon – Austin Peay State University senior golfer Marco Iten, who captured medalist honors in four spring tournaments including the NCAA Auburn Regional, has been named honorable mention Division I Ping All-American.

Austin Peay Golfer Marco Iten gets Division I Ping All-American honorable mention. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Golfer Marco Iten gets Division I Ping All-American honorable mention. (APSU Sports Information)

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Crye-Leike Ranks #5 In The Nation Based On Properties Sold In 2013

 

Crye-Leike remains 5th largest real estate firm according to REAL Trends, Inc.

Crye-Leike REALTORSNashville, TN – Crye-Leike, REALTORS has been ranked as the nation’s 5th largest residential real estate brokerage according to REAL Trends, Inc.

Crye-Leike once again made the REAL Trends 500 list which is an annual research report that identifies the country’s largest and most successful residential firms as ranked by closed transaction sides and separately by closed sales volume.

Crye-Leike Cofounder and CEO Harold Crye.

Crye-Leike Cofounder and CEO Harold Crye.

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Memorial Day’s History

 

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U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsWashington, D.C. -  On May 5th, 1868, three years after the Civil War ended, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared that Decoration Day should be observed on May 30th.

It is believed that date was chosen because flowers would be in bloom all over the country.

The first large observance was held that year at Arlington National Cemetery, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.

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Memorial Day

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Austin Peay State University golfer Marco Iten named to Division I PING All-Southeast Region

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNorman, OK -  Marco Iten, who captured medalist honors in four spring tournaments including the NCAA Auburn Regional, has been named to the Division I PING All-Southeast Region team, announced Thursday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

Iten currently is in Hutchinson, Kansas, preparing for the NCAA Golf Championship, which commences Friday at the Prairie Dunes Country Club.

APSU's Marco Iten

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USDA says $15M in Targeted Conservation Help Available to Farmers in Impoverished Communities this Year

 

USDA - U.S. Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will target over $885,197 this year in technical and financial conservation assistance for Tennessee farmers, ranchers and forest landowners in persistent poverty rural areas.

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Marco Iten selected APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior Marco Iten, of the Austin Peay State University men’s golf team, has been named this week’s Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Iten became the first golfer in Ohio Valley Conference history to win an NCAA Regional last week, taking the Auburn Regional by four shots with an eight-under par 208 (71-70-67). Along the way, Iten defeated 18 players ranked in the top-100 by Golfstat.com, including three top-10 players – among them Alabama’s Robby Shelton, the nation’s No. 1 individual golfer.

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