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Tennessee Department of Transportation Construction projects for the Montgomery County area, May 29th-30th, 2012

 

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has announced that on Tuesday May 29th through Wednesday May 30th, from 9:00am-12:00pm, there will be one lane periodically closed on I-24 in both directions in Robertson and Montgomery Counties to move equipment between mile marker 20 and mile marker 12 in order to trim vegetation overhanging the roadway. «Read the rest of this article»

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Nashville Sounds extend winning streak to four with 7-3 defeat of the Round Rock Express

 

Rogers Earns 1st Triple-A Win, Conrad Homers For 4th Straight Game For Nashville

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Brooks Conrad homered and drove in three runs and Mark Rogers hurled a quality start to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 7-3 triumph over the Round Rock Express on Saturday evening in front of 8,111 fans at Greer Stadium.

Nashville (20-28) earned its fourth consecutive victory, matching the club’s longest winning streak of the season.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Governors Baseball defeats Eastern Illinois Panthers 7-0 to force second OVC Championship Game

 

Austin Peay Baseball

Ohio Valley ConferenceJackson, TN – Playing in its third-straight elimination game, defending champion and No. 1 seed the Austin Peay State University Baseball team topped No. 4 seed Eastern Illinois 7-0 on Saturday to force a second championship game at the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship at Pringles Park.

It marks the first time since the 2005 OVC Championship that the “if necessary” game has been needed. That season Austin Peay lost to Jacksonville State only to come back and top the Gamecocks for the crown the following day.

Starting his second game of the day, Austin Peay's Kacy Kemmer tossed a complete game shutout to push Austin Peay past Eastern Illinois 7-0 and force a second championship game on Sunday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Olivia Westover)

Starting his second game of the day, Austin Peay's Kacy Kemmer tossed a complete game shutout to push Austin Peay past Eastern Illinois 7-0 and force a second championship game on Sunday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Olivia Westover)

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National Trails Day “America’s Largest Trailgating Party!” Celebration at Land Between the Lakes June 2nd

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – It’s time to slip on your hiking boots or grab your bike and get out on your favorite trails at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area to celebrate the 20th Annual National Trails Day on Saturday, June 2nd.

The theme for National Trails Day 2012 is America’s Largest Trailgating Party!  National Trails Day is still America’s largest trail celebration and it is still going strong after 20 years! «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police charge a Woman after she stabbed her Husband with a Contaminated Needle

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – A woman is charged with Aggravated Assault after allegedly stabbing her husband with a needle contaminated with Hepatitis C.

On May 17th, 2012, Clarksville Police opened an investigation into an allegation that Nakesha Eastland may have stabbed her husband with a needle contaminated with Hepatitis C on April 27th, 2012, time frame.

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball defeats Southeast Missouri Redhawks 10-6 to move on in the OVC Baseball Championship

 

Austin Peay Baseball

Ohio Valley ConferenceJackson, TN – The Austin Peay University Baseball team’s offense exploded for 16 hits and avoided elimination in eliminating the Southeast Missouri Redhawks 10-6 at the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship on Saturday at Pringles Park.

With the victory Austin Peay (36-22) will advance to the Championship Round to play No. 4 seed Eastern Illinois at 4:20pm today. An EIU victory gives them the Championship while an APSU victory forces a second Championship game on Sunday at Noon.

Austin Peay's Greg Bachman set a new school record for hits in the Govs win over Austin Peay on Saturday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Olivia Westover)

Austin Peay's Greg Bachman set a new school record for hits in the Govs win over Austin Peay on Saturday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Olivia Westover)

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American Heart Association reports Low Vitamin D in diet increases stroke risk in Japanese-Americans

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Japanese-American men who did not eat foods rich in vitamin D had a higher risk of stroke  later in life, according to results of a 34-year study reported in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal.

“Our study confirms that eating foods rich in vitamin D might be beneficial for stroke prevention,” said Gotaro Kojima, M.D., lead author of the study and geriatric medicine fellow at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police reports a Motorcyclist found laying on the road dies from his Injuries

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are trying to determine the cause of a motorcycle crash after a 30 year old man was found barely breathing by a passerby, laying in the middle of the roadway, in the 1700 Block of Autumnwood Boulevard, around 3:00am, May 26th, 2012.

The man was transported to Gateway Medical Center and died around 4:00am from his injuries. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Offices Closed Monday, May 28th, 2012

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is reminding everyone that the City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th, 2012 in observance of Memorial Day.

“Our military family is a vital part of our community,” said Mayor McMillan, “and I cannot thank them enough for their service, dedication and courage. They make our nation safer and stronger and they make our community better.  I am asking everyone in Clarksville to join me in remembering those brave men and women who gave their lives in service to us and in thanking those who are serving today.”

Clarksville City offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 for regularly scheduled hours.

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Fort Campbell’s 4th Brigade Combat Team “Currahees” is the first Air Assault Unit to accept Women into select Direct Combat Positions

 

Written by Sgt. Kimberly Menzies
4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe Currahees

Fort Campbell, KY – Thirty-five female soldiers join the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, as part of the Department of Defense initiative, Women in the Service Review, May 14th, 2012, at Fort Campbell, KY.

The “Currahee” brigade is the only brigade combat team in the 101st Abn. Div. and the only air assault unit to be included in this initiative.

Staff Sgt. Nikishe A. Simon, the human resource non-commissioned officer-in-charge assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and native of Brooklyn, NY, assists a soldier as part of her duties in her new assignment within a maneuver battalion at Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Christiansen, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team)

Staff Sgt. Nikishe A. Simon, the human resource non-commissioned officer-in-charge assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and native of Brooklyn, NY, assists a soldier as part of her duties in her new assignment within a maneuver battalion at Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Christiansen, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team)

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