Topic: Nashville TN
Nashville’s Michael Blazek Serves Up Quality Start; Matt Clark and Sean Halton Homer
Nashville, TN -The first-place Nashville Sounds (58-51) had their win streak end at five games, as the Oklahoma City RedHawks mounted a four-run rally in the 9th inning to win 6-5 Sunday night at Greer Stadium.
With Sounds reliever Rob Wooten (0-1) on the hill in the 9th, the RedHawks pulled to within one run via a pair of RBI singles by Matt Duffy and Max Stassi, but it was nine-hole hitter Joe Schlafani who provided the game-winning blast: a two-out double off the right field wall that scored two runs. Stassi scored from first on the play, barely beating out the throw from the outfield.
Nashville, TN – The annual Wild Impressions: Animal Art Auction is celebrating its 10th year on Thursday, August 21st. Join Nashville Zoo keepers for an after-hours party that gives guests the opportunity to browse and bid on original masterpieces created by Nashville Zoo animals.
This year’s art auction theme, Jubilemur, spotlights the Zoo’s involvement in lemur conservation initiatives. During the event, guests can bid on dozens of extraordinary pieces of art work created by Nashville Zoo animals while enjoying food and cocktails.
National Weather Service issues Excessive Heat Index warning for Clarksville-Montgomery County on Sunday, July 26th
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) says that a combination of temperatures in the middle 90s and dew points in the upper 60s and low 70s will drive heat index values into the low 100s Sunday afternoon, July 26th, 2014.
This means that while the mercury will only read 94 to 96 degrees. It may feel more like 100 to 105 degrees.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrests Brad Moss of Wilson County for running an Investment Scheme
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has again arrested a Lebanon man accused of running a scheme to steal money from investors.
At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, TBI Special Agents began investigating Brad Moss on November 13th, 2013.
During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information, that since 2010, Moss operated an investment scheme in which he sought investors for a planned carwash.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Sean Halton, Shawn Zarraga Drive In Three Runs Apiece To Pace Nashville Offense
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds won their fifth straight game on Saturday night at Greer Stadium, triumphing 8-1 over the Oklahoma City RedHawks to thrill a crowd of 8,722 fans.
Left fielder Sean Halton powered a 12-hit Nashville attack with a 2-for-4 evening that included a pair of doubles and three RBIs. Catcher Shawn Zarraga also went 2-for-4 with three runs driven in on the night.
Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder today announced the future site of the fifth state veterans cemetery will be in Parkers Crossroads.
The 132-acre Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads will be located at 693 Wildersville Road and will serve more than 45,000 veterans and their families within 17 counties in west Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Attention Girl Scouts! Ever wonder what Nashville Zoo is like at night? Now’s your chance to find out at Bugs, Biomes and Badges, the Zoo’s inaugural Girl Scout Campout set for September 6th-7th.
During Bugs, Biomes and Badges, Brownies and Juniors will get the chance to earn a badge after the animals go to bed (Brownies earn the Bug badge; Juniors earn the Animal Habitats badge). Other activities include animal presentations, campfire with marshmallows, breakfast and admission to the Zoo on Sunday.
Nashville, TN – Little time separates the Tennessee Titans from the launch of training camp to the start of the preseason. On Saturday, August 9th, exactly two weeks from the first practice, Tennessee plays its first of four preseason games, hosting the Green Bay Packers at LP Field.
Furthermore, the Titans have a mere 43 days from the outset of camp until their regular season schedule kicks off September 7th in Kansas City versus the Chiefs.
Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports seven additional Counties quarantined for Emerald ash borer
Nashville, TN – A quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive insect that destroys ash trees, has been expanded to seven additional counties in Middle and East Tennessee. Clay, Fentress, Macon, Morgan, Overton, Pickett, and Rhea counties have been added to the list of areas restricted for the movement of ash trees and ash tree products.
This brings the total number of Tennessee counties under a state and federal EAB quarantine to 34.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee’s long-standing tradition of hand-drawn duck blind drawings will be held at the regular sites across the state on Saturday, August 2nd.
Registration for the 2014 drawings will be held from 7:00am until 10:00am and the drawings will begin at 10:00am at most locations. For more information, visit the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website, www.tnwildlife.org «Read the rest of this article»
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