Topic: Smyrna TN
Written by Staff Sgt. Melisa Washington
Smyrna, TN – When a fire destroyed Sgt. David Adams’ home in Johnson City, Tennessee, this past Wednesday, he was grateful to have his National Guard family at the ready for support. The house caught fire while he was conducting annual training in Alcoa, Tennessee with his unit, Detachment 1, G Troop, 1/230th Air Cavalry.
All of Adams’ belongings were destroyed, but luckily his brother, who was staying in the home at the time, was able to evacuate without injuries.
Tennessee Highway Patrol arrests Man after Hit and Run Accident involving Six Year Old Child in Rutherford County
Nashville, TN - The Tennessee Highway Patrol arrested a Murfreesboro man on Sunday night after a hit-and-run incident involving a six-year old child in Smyrna.
Jan Kevin Cooley, 52, was charged with aggravated vehicular assault, leaving the scene of an injury crash, driving on a revoked driver’s license and possession of drug paraphernalia.
He was booked into the Rutherford County Jail. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville Sounds Baseball
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Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds continue their #LastCheerAtGreer with the team’s fourth homestand of the year at Greer Stadium, which begins this Tuesday, May 27th.
The eight-game homestand welcomes the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Colorado Rockies affiliate) to Nashville for four games spanning May 27th-30th and the Iowa Cubs (Chicago Cubs affiliate) from May 31st-June 3rd.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Naomi Jones, 11, took home top honors when she was crowned Miss Tennessee Preteen National Teenager 2014 at Stewarts Creek High School on March 29th in Smyrna, Tennessee.
Representatives from across the state came to compete in the TN National Teenager Scholarship Pageant to showcase their achievements and accolades, and share over $30,000 in scholarship money and prizes.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team continues to add front court depth as head coach Carrie Daniels, has added Sydney Gooch, of Franklin, KY, during the spring signing period that started Wednesday.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team signed three players to national letters of intent during the recent fall early signing period, head coach Carrie Daniels has announced.
Brianne Alexander, of Smyrna, TN; Falon Baker, of Portland, TN; and Madison Rich, of Bee Spring, KY; will join the Lady Govs for the 2014-15 campaign.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced its 2013-14. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters from December through March.
The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These fisheries also provide a great opportunity to introduce children or first-time anglers to fishing. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder today announced September 20th-26th, 2013 as POW/MIA Recognition Week. Meanwhile, the United States Department of Defense announces the identification of Major Howard V. Andre, Jr. of Memphis who has been missing in action since July 8th, 1969.
Major Andre and Major James E. Sizemore of Illinois were on a night armed reconnaissance mission when their A-26A Invader aircraft crashed in Xiangkhoang Province, Laos during the Vietnam War. Both men died in the crash but their remains were unaccounted for until April 2013. The Air Force pilots will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors on September 23rd at Arlington National Cemetery. They were classified as missing in action for nearly 44 years.
Nashville, TN – In just the first six months of this year, 10 children have lost their lives in the United States due to hyperthermia. That’s why the Tennessee Highway Patrol is educating the public on the dangers of leaving children in unattended vehicles. State Troopers are urging motorists to take extra precautions as temperatures rise throughout the summer months.
In 2012, there were 32 juvenile vehicular hyperthermia fatalities nationwide. Of that figure, five of the hyperthermia-related deaths were in Tennessee. Those deaths occurred in Nashville (8/7/12), Smyrna (8/2/12) and Cleveland, Tennessee (6/28/12). (Source: San Francisco State University).
Tyler Thornburg Fans Season-High 10 For Nashville In Defeat
Nashville, TN – Middle Tennessee native Sonny Gray threw six shutout innings to lead the Sacramento River Cats to a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Sounds in front of a near-capacity crowd of 9,201 fans on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium.
Gray (4-1), who grew up in nearby Smyrna, Tennessee and later starred at Vanderbilt, pitched as a professional for the first time in his hometown and authored a quality-start win for the third straight outing. The 23-year-old held the Sounds to three hits while striking out a season-high eight batters and walking five in his six scoreless frames.
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