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Nashville Sounds lose to the New Orleans Zephyrs 10-6

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds dropped a 10-6 slugfest to visiting New Orleans Zephyrs on Monday evening at Greer Stadium. The loss was the Sounds’ seventh in the last eight games.

Nashville (21-36) gave up a season-high four Zephyrs homers in the loss, including two from catcher Clint Sammons.

New Orleans starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc (3-4) allowed two runs on six hits while fanning six in seven innings for the victory. The left-hander also doubled in and scored a run from the dish.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports Liberty Park Pond to be closed June 5th-11th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – In order to provide a fun experience for participants in the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) Youth Fishing Rodeo on June 9th, 2012 we ask that the public refrain from using the pond at Liberty Park beginning at 6:00am on June 5th through 2:00pm on June 11th.

The Youth Fishing Rodeo is a free event coordinated at Liberty Park pond on Saturday, June 9th. For more information about the fishing rodeo, please visit www.cityofclarksville.com.

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Lesson #3 from the cat on the deck

 
Frank White

Frank White

The cat on the deck had established his kingdom with a throne and a servant girl (a.k.a. Ms. Natalie) to provide fresh food at water on at least a daily basis. He had all he needed.

He had found comfort and he was staying close.  He showed no indication that he planned to move on soon.  It appeared the cat on the deck had become a permanent resident.

After a week or so of hanging close, he began to venture away from his throne.  First, he would wander across the deck to find a spot in the sun.  Or, perhaps it was a perch on the deck rail that provided him a survey of the back yard.

Master of His Domain

Master of His Domain

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52nd Ordnance Group (EOD) to Hold Change of Responsibility Ceremony on Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY –  Command Sgt. Maj. Robert L. Hockstedler will relinquish responsibility of the 52d Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) to Command Sgt. Maj. John D. Terrell II at a ceremony Wednesday June 6th at 9:00am on Fort Campbell.

Hockstedler has been command sergeant major of the 52d Ordnance Group (EOD) since July, 2009. He will be retiring from the Army after 30 years of service. Terrell’s most recent assignment was as the command sergeant major of the 184th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, a subordinate unit of the 52d. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans add Guard Kyle DeVan

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans added veteran guard Kyle DeVan (6-foot-2, 306 pounds) on Monday.

DeVan has three seasons of NFL experience and has logged 25 starts split between the Indianapolis Colts and Philadelphia Eagles. He played in five games for the Eagles last season after spending two seasons with the Colts. A product of Oregon State, DeVan originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Washington Redskins.

To make room on the roster for DeVan, the Titans waived undrafted rookie running back Darryl Whiting.

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Tennessee Yards and Neighborhoods offers Earth-Friendly Solutions for Home Landscapes

 

Tennessee Yards and NeighborhoodsMontgomery County, TN – The Tennessee Yards and Neighborhoods program is conducting a Home Landscape Workshop to help homeowners create attractive and healthy yards by working with Tennessee’s environment rather than against it.

A “Tennessee Yard Done Right” is beautiful, earth-friendly and saves money. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Valley Electric Lineman Rodeo Coming to Clarksville

 

Hosted by Clarksville Department of Electricity and Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation

Clarksville Department of ElectricityClarksville, TN – When the lights go out, for an electric line worker, duty calls. He puts his life on the line to ensure we have all the conveniences electricity provides us. This weekend, all of Clarksville will get a chance to watch electric line workers from across the Tennessee Valley show off their skills, 45 feet in the air.

2012 Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo at McGregor Park

2012 Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo at McGregor Park

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The Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of June 4th, 2012

 

Weekly Market Snapshot

Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist

Scott J. Brown Ph.D., Chief Economist Raymond James Investment Services

U.S. economic data were mixed, but mostly on the soft side of expectations. The May Employment Report disappointed. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 69,000 (vs. a median forecast of +150,000), while figures for March and April were revised a net 42,000 lower. Private-sector payrolls rose by 82,000 (+800,000 before seasonal adjustment) – a +180,000 average over the last six months and a +165,000 average over the last 12 months.

The government continued to shed jobs. The unemployment rate edged up to 8.2% (from 8.1%), due largely to a pickup in labor force participation (likely noise, although at some point, individuals will return to the labor force when they become more encouraged about job prospects). «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Old Ashland City Road Lane Closure

 

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed a short section of Old Ashland City Road near the Golf Club Lane intersection until 3:30pm this afternoon. Construction crews are performing natural gas line maintenance and inspection.

Motorists will be detoured around the job site.

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Tennessee’s Free Fishing Day Set for Saturday, June 9th

 

Anyone can fish on Saturday June 9th without a license, Kids up to the age of 15 can continue to fish without a license between June 9th – June 15th. Clarksville to play host to youth fishing rodeo on June 9th.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee’s annual Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9th, a day when anyone may fish free without a license in the state’s public waters.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the free day in hopes of increasing interest in fishing. The day allows everyone the opportunity to try this great outdoor sport, especially children. catfish

In addition, children ages 13-15 may continue fish without a license beginning on Free Fishing Day through the following Friday (June 15th).

A young girl with her catch at the 2009 Youth Fishing Rodeo in Clarksville, Tennessee

A young girl with her catch at the 2009 Youth Fishing Rodeo in Clarksville, Tennessee

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