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9-1-1 dispatchers can save more lives by coaching bystanders in CPR

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – More people will survive sudden cardiac arrest when 9-1-1 dispatchers help bystanders assess victims and begin CPR immediately, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

In the 2010 resuscitation guidelines, the association advised 9-1-1 dispatchers to help bystanders assess anyone who may have had a cardiac arrest and then direct them to begin CPR. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titan’s Jared Cook Raises Money for Breast Cancer Research

 

Written by Joshua Love
Titans Online

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – For the past two years, Titans tight end Jared Cook has held a basketball tournament, named in his honor, at is high school alma mater of North Gwinnet High School located in Suwanee, GA. 

The Jared Cook Classic is a tournament for high school basketball teams in and around his hometown of Suwanee, not only to promote healthy competition, but as a part of their regular season basketball schedule. «Read the rest of this article»

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South Guthrie Community Center Public Input Meeting

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Office of Facilities Development, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department, will hold a Public Input meeting to allow interested citizens to express their comments concerning the schematic design for the historic rehabilitation and addition of the South Guthrie Community Center. The meeting will be held at the center, located at 5025 Guthrie Road, on Tuesday, January 24th at 6:30pm.

The South Guthrie Community Center will celebrate its 90th anniversary this year, along with the 100th anniversary of the Rosenwald School initiative. The site was the former Warfield School built in 1922 with Rosenwald School funds. The site serves as the home of the South Guthrie Improvement Association.

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Nashville Sounds announce remainder of 2012 Coaching Staff

 

Former Sound Dabney Named As Pitching Coach, Barajas As Trainer

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The remainder of the Nashville Sounds’ 2012 coaching staff was announced this afternoon by the Milwaukee Brewers. Pitching Coach Fred Dabney, Athletic Trainer Greg Barajas, and Strength and Conditioning Coach Andrew Emmick will join Manager Mike Guerrero and Hitting Coach Al LeBoeuf on the Nashville bench during the upcoming season.

Dabney is in his ninth season as pitching coach in the Brewers organization and 15th year overall as an instructor in professional baseball. He spent the previous seven seasons as pitching coach at Advanced-A Brevard County and also a month of the 2010 season as Milwaukee’s interim bullpen coach. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Charter Update – January 9th, 2012

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – Last Thursday night, I wrote that efforts to send either an update to the current outdated charter or the mayor’s version of the revised charter to the state for approval failed as neither received the 2/3 majority vote needed.

As you will recall the main purpose of both efforts was to fix the city’s recent strict interpretation of the current charter on people who do business with the city and were selected for city committees. Some have asked what will that mean since they can no longer can do both. Basically it means the city will have to be more diligent in selecting citizens that do not have business ties to the city for committees. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Officer Linda Caver Selected for the VFW’s National Law Enforcement Public Servant Citation

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Officer Linda Caver was honored by local VFW Post 11160 as the recipient of the 2011 VFW National Law Enforcement Public Servant Citation. Deanna McLaughlin nominated Officer Caver to the VFW Post for the award.

Officer Caver was recognized for her professionalism and accomplishments in combating the growing synthetic drug problem in the local community which hospitalized several teenagers due to the adverse effects of the synthetic drugs.

Post Commander Larry Helser reading the award citation to Officer Caver. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Post Commander Larry Helser reading the award citation to Officer Caver. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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New Year ushers in the new Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law

 

Tennessee Urban Resource CenterClarksville, TN – For as long as I can remember New Years Day has always been a time for reflection, resolutions and change. But as we usher in the 2012 New Year, quality of life changes are not the only things we all need to consider.

January 1st, 2012 also brought with it the installation of the new Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law. The new law requires all people to show a valid state or federal government-issued photo ID in order to vote at the polls.

Regardless of political party affiliation, without the proper photo ID, you won’t be able to vote for anyone during the election season this includes National, State or Local elections such as the President, school board, city council, congress or House of Representatives both federal and state levels, etc.

New Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law

New Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law

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Middle Tennessee Landscape Management Shortcourse

 

UT-TSU Extension Service Announces Workshop for Green Industry Professionals

UT Extension OfficeFranklin, TN – The Middle Tennessee Green Team invites you to attend the 6th Annual Middle Tennessee Landscape Shortcourse. This two-day workshop will be held on January 18th & 19th, 2012 at the Williamson County Extension office and Ag Expo Center, 4215 Long Lane, Suite 200, Franklin, TN 37064.

The cost of registration is $100.00/person for both days or single day registration is $75.00. Registration must be received by January 11th, 2012 to guarantee meals. Tennessee Pesticide Applicator points, ISA and TCNP points will be awarded.

6th Annual Middle Tennessee Landscape Shortcourse

6th Annual Middle Tennessee Landscape Shortcourse

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Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence reopens after Vandalism

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, will reopen at noon today after vandalism that occurred on January 6th. All fitness classes, swim lessons and operating hours of the facility will continue as scheduled.

For more details on the Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence, please contact the Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 or visit www.cityofclarksville.com.

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Resolutions for a New Year

 

Happy New Year!

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – We are excited to be back at the Roxy Regional Theatre after a couple of weeks off for the holidays.  The staff has come back rested and some – tanner than others.

We are also excited to welcome back some friendly faces and a few new faces to the acting company this winter as the prepare to present the next several shows in our 29th season.

I asked them, “Are you making any New Year’s resolutions this year?”

Happily Ever After opens at the Roxy Regional Threatre January 14th at 2:00pm.

Happily Ever After opens at the Roxy Regional Threatre January 14th at 2:00pm.

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