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Nashville Sounds and Vanderbilt University Medical Center extend Founding Partnership at First Tennessee Park

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club is pleased to announce its renewed partnership with Vanderbilt Health. The Sounds welcomed Vanderbilt as a founding partner as part of the inaugural 2015 season at First Tennessee Park and the health system continues to be a mainstay for the organization.

Over the last three seasons, Sounds players have made numerous in-season trips to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to visit with patients and their families. Continuing a program that started in 2017, the Sounds will name two honorary players to the team in early April. The two players are patients picked by Children’s Hospital. The honorary players will be part of the team for the entire 2018 season, joining the Sounds during batting practice and taking the field during select home games.

Vanderbilt to Continue to Provide All On-Field Sports Medicine Needs for the Sounds.

Vanderbilt to Continue to Provide All On-Field Sports Medicine Needs for the Sounds.

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Clarksville Police respond to Motorcycle Fatality on Fort Campbell Boulevard

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, February 23rd, 2018, around 1:30pm, Clarksville Police reports a pickup driven by a woman in her 60s was making a left turn from Collier Road to go southbound on Fort Campbell Boulevard and pulled out in front of a motorcycle, ridden by a man in his 20s, traveling north on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

The motorcycle collided with the pickup.

The motorcyclist died at the scene.

A motorcycle collided with a pickup truck Friday afternoon on Fort Campbell Boulevard. The motorcyclist died at the scene. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

A motorcycle collided with a pickup truck Friday afternoon on Fort Campbell Boulevard. The motorcyclist died at the scene. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

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101st Airborne Soldier receives Soldier’s Medal after saving Two from Burning Vehicle

 

Written by Sgt. Samantha Stoffregen
101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in the moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

The fitting Martin Luther King Jr. quote is a personal favorite of Staff Sgt. Nicholas Davis, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Artillery cannon crew member and section chief. Davis, an Ellijay, Georgia, native, received the Soldier’s Medal, January 22nd, at Shaw Gymnasium in front of his unit and division leadership, for his actions that saved two lives last year.

Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commanding general, pins the Soldier’s Medal on Staff Sgt. Nicholas Davis, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Abn. Div. (AASLT) Artillery cannon crew member and section chief, during a ceremony held at Fort Campbell, Jan. 22. Davis, an Ellijay, Georgia, native and seven-year combat veteran with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, received the award for heroism and his lifesaving actions when he rescued a couple from a burning vehicle, June 9, 2017.

Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commanding general, pins the Soldier’s Medal on Staff Sgt. Nicholas Davis, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Abn. Div. (AASLT) Artillery cannon crew member and section chief, during a ceremony held at Fort Campbell, Jan. 22. Davis, an Ellijay, Georgia, native and seven-year combat veteran with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, received the award for heroism and his lifesaving actions when he rescued a couple from a burning vehicle, June 9, 2017.

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American Heart Association says Neighborhood factors may predict Heart Failure

 

Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Neighborhood-level socioeconomic factors in low-income areas may significantly predict heart failure risk beyond individual health factors and socioeconomic status, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.

The study compared census tract data on socioeconomic deprivation – a clustering of neighborhood-level variables of wealth, education, occupation and housing patterns – and heart failure rates among 27,078 middle-aged whites and African-Americans from the Southeastern states.

Improvements in community resources such as exercise facilities, healthy food outlets and medical facilities could benefit residents. (American Heart Association)

Improvements in community resources such as exercise facilities, healthy food outlets and medical facilities could benefit residents. (American Heart Association)

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Clarksville Police respond to Fatality Crash on 101st Parkway

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report that on Thursday, December 14th, 2017 around 4:30am, a 2007 Kia Optima, driven by a 37 year old man, was traveling east on 101st Parkway at a high rate of speed, went off the right side of the roadway for an unknown reason.

The vehicle then hit a rock embankment, flipped several times, the driver was ejected, and the vehicle came to rest near the West Fork Bridge.

Clarksville Police report a Kia Optima went off the road on 101st Parkway, flipped several times and the driver was ejected. The driver died later from his injuries. (Officer Szczerbiak, CPD)

Clarksville Police report a Kia Optima went off the road on 101st Parkway, flipped several times and the driver was ejected. The driver died later from his injuries. (Officer Szczerbiak, CPD)

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Clarksville Police reports Motorcycle Crash Sends One to Hospital

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On December 2nd, 2017 around 4:02pm, Clarksville Police reports a 2011 GMC Terrain, driven by a female in her 60s was southbound in the left turn only lane on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

She was turning left into a business at 1767 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and did not yield to a motorcycle traveling north on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

Yamaha motorcycle crashed into a GMC Terrain on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard Saturday afternoon. (Officer Parkes, CPD)

Yamaha motorcycle crashed into a GMC Terrain on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard Saturday afternoon. (Officer Parkes, CPD)

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Clarksville Police are looking for Homicide Suspect Involved in Double Overnight Shooting in Clarksville

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Saturday night, November 11th, 2017, around 11:08pm, the 911 center received multiple calls of shots fired at 405 Beech Street. When Clarksville Police Officers arrived, they found a man in his 20’s lying on the ground who had been shot.

Officers also located a juvenile female, inside of an apartment, who had been shot in the leg. Both victims were transported by ambulance to Tennova Healthcare in extremely critical condition.

Clarksville Police are looking for (L) Timothy Hutcherson and (R) Dashaun Ramey in connection to a double shooting that took place on Beech Street Saturday night.

Clarksville Police are looking for (L) Timothy Hutcherson and (R) Dashaun Ramey in connection to a double shooting that took place on Beech Street Saturday night.

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Clarksville Police release name of shooting victim on Hundred Oaks Drive

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Officers responded to a shooting in progress at a Hundred Oaks Drive residence on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017. When they arrived, they found a male in his 30s who had sustained a gunshot wound to the torso area. He later died from his injury at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The deceased man’s name is Christopher Lane, 34, of Clarksville.

Clarksville Police responded to a shooting in progress at a residence at Hundred Oaks Drive Tuesday night. (CPD, Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police responded to a shooting in progress at a residence at Hundred Oaks Drive Tuesday night. (CPD, Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police are looking for Dalton Lawrence for Overnight Stabbing

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 around 11:00pm, CPD Officers responded to a stabbing which had already occurred in the area of Golden Drive.

When officers arrived they found a 35 year old man who had sustained knife wounds to his arm and stomach. The investigation uncovered the 35 year old and his girlfriend had given Dalton Lawrence a ride to a Golden Drive house to hang out with friends.

Clarksville Police are looking for Dalton Lawrence who has Two Aggravated Assault and Theft of Motor Vehicle warrants on file.

Clarksville Police are looking for Dalton Lawrence who has Two Aggravated Assault and Theft of Motor Vehicle warrants on file.

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Clarksville Police say Vehicle Crash Sends Two to Hospital

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, October 27th, 2017 around 8:43am, Clarksville Police report a 2004 Mazda driven by a 35 year old man was traveling southbound on Peachers Mill Road when it crossed into the northbound lane striking a 2008 Honda Accord, traveling northbound on Peachers Mill Road driven by a 50 year old woman.

The collision caused the Mazda to flip over onto its roof. The driver of the Honda had to be extricated.

Vehicle accident occurred on Peachers Mill Road early Friday morning.

Vehicle accident occurred on Peachers Mill Road early Friday morning.

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