Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission will set the state’s 2011-12 hunting seasons at its upcoming meeting on May 19th-20th at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Ray Bell Region II Building.
TWRA officials previewed their recommendations for the 2011-12 hunting and trapping seasons at the commission’s April meeting. The recommendations feature several significant changes. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Outfielder Jeremy Reed hit a game-winning solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to power the Nashville Sounds to a 9-8 victory over the Sacramento River Cats on Sunday afternoon at Greer Stadium.
Nashville (13-23) homered a season-high four times on the afternoon, highlighted by two long balls from outfielder Brett Carroll. Marking the third time this season that a Sounds player has gone yard twice in game, Carroll also became the first Sound to hit two homers off the guitar-shaped scoreboard in a game since 2000.
Sam Narron (1-1) earned the win while providing a quality relief outing from the bullpen. The tall left-hander tossed 7 1/3 innings of scoreless ball while scattering eight hits with six strikeouts.
Legislation holds parents, students accountable
Clarksville, TN – Two bills sponsored by State Senator Tim Barnes and Representative Phillip Johnson that tighten school attendance requirements and enforcement initiatives have passed through the state legislature and will go to Governor Bill Haslam for his signature.
“In order to raise test scores and increase performance in our schools, students have to be in class first,” Johnson said. “This legislation sends the message that education is a partnership between schools and families, and both sides have responsibilities.” «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Men’s Baseball
Clarksville, TN – Senior closer Ryne Harper struck out the seventh man he faced in the ninth inning and Austin Peay State University’s baseball team secured its seventh Ohio Valley Conference championship with a 7-5 victory against Southeast Missouri, Sunday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.
As has been the case many times this season, Austin Peay (27-22, 15-5 OVC) made its run after the game’s halfway point and then had to hold on late to secure the win. Trailing 3-1 entering the sixth, the Govs got back-to-back one out singles from center fielder Michael Blanchard and third baseman Greg Bachman. First baseman John Hogan blasted a 2-0 offering over the wall in right, giving the APSU a 4-3 lead.
Real aides set appointments, have your SSN data already
Nashville, TN – Tennesseans grappling with damage from recent tornados and flooding may encounter people in FEMA uniforms seeking residents’ private information. Commerce and Insurance wants to relay FEMA’s instructions: Treat with suspicion anyone claiming to be with the agency who shows up unannounced.
“FEMA has been clear about this – people claiming to be with FEMA who show up unannounced to the homes of residents without their case information are likely fraud artists,” says Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “FEMA recommends you call the police, should that occur.” «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – Camp Erin is a bereavement camp designed for children and teens ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of someone close to them. It is a weekend-long experience filled with traditional and fun camp activities combined with grief education and emotional support – facilitated by grief professionals and trained volunteers.
The Moyer Foundation partners with local hospices, grief counseling organizations, and experts nationwide who in turn serve as the hosts for Camp Erin in their specific communities. Through this powerful partnership between The Moyer Foundation’s Camp Erin, the USO and TAPS we are thrilled to offer Camp Erin/TAPS grief camps near some of the country’s largest military installations. «Read the rest of this article»
Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist
The economic data held few surprises. Retail sales rose 0.5% in April, boosted by higher gasoline prices (ex-gasoline, retail sales rose just 0.2%). Weekly claims for unemployment insurance benefits fell back following a spike in the previous week, but the underlying trend is higher. The monthly inflation reports reflected higher gasoline prices (no surprise), but the impact was tempered by the seasonal adjustment (which expects increases in gasoline prices in the spring). An increase in motor vehicle prices, which could reflect difficulties in the seasonal adjustment, but seem unlikely to re-occur, added to both the CPI and PPI. The CPI rose 0.4% in April (+3.2% y/y), with gasoline accounting for about half of the monthly increase (and more than half of the year-over-year increase). Ex-food & energy, the CPI rose 0.2% (+0.1854% before rounding), a 2.1% annual rate in the first four months of 2011 (vs. a +0.8% pace in the last six months of 2010) – that’s not “runaway” inflation. «Read the rest of this article»
Monday, May 16th, 2011
Clarksville, TN – A water outage is planned for Monday morning at 9:00am on Lafayette Road from Fountainbleau Road to Fort Campbell Boulevard. The outage will last approximately four hours while a Gas and Water construction crew replaces a fire hydrant near the intersection of Lafayette and Fort Campbell Boulevard.
The road will be open to traffic.
Clarksville, TN – For more than two decades, the Community School of the Arts at Austin Peay State University has provided area adults and children with a means of expressing their creative energy through art and music classes.
That tradition continues this summer as the CSA gears up to hold a new session of arts programs for the Clarksville community from June 6th-July 15th. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library will once again present a Summer reading Program for the children and young adults in Montgomery County. “One World, Many Stories” is the theme for this year’s Summer Reading Program in libraries all across Tennessee and the nation. Everyone can participate in this free program!
Sign up at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library in the Children’s’ Library. Programs begin on June 6th, 2011 and continue through July 8th, 2011. Children are rewarded for reading or for listening to books being read. «Read the rest of this article»
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