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Nashville Sounds split Doubleheader with Iowa Cubs on Friday Night

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader with the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Friday night at Principal Park, dropping the opener, 5-4, and winning the nightcap by a score of 6-0.

Nashville (23-38) moved to 2-4 on the season in doubleheader action with the split and collected their sixth shutout of the season in the doubleheader finale.

Nashville took a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth of the nightcap as outfielder Logan Schafer and first baseman Sean Halton drew one-out walks off Iowa starter Ryan Rowland-Smith. After an Andy Gonzalez single, shortstop Hainley Statia hit an RBI groundout to the shortstop to bring home Shafer.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Tennessee Department of Transportation announces Decision on Proposed Dickson Bypass

 

Traffic System Management Alternative Chosen

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – Following input from citizens, local and state officials and state and federal agencies, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has chosen to move forward with the Traffic Systems Management (TSM) alternative for the Southwest Dickson Bypass project in Dickson County.

This decision means improvements will be made to existing roadways in Dickson, primarily along State Route 46, and a new road bypassing the city will not be constructed. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police arrest Man for Possession of 25 pounds of Marijuana

 

Man may also have different Identity

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On June 7th, around 8:00pm, Clarksville Police Officer Channing Bartel initiated a traffic stop on a Lincoln Navigator for speeding on I-24 near mile marker 8. During a consensual search of the vehicle, K-9 Officer Ben Blackmon’s dog alerted on an area inside of the vehicle.

There was a large package wrapped in black duct tape located in a black bag. Inside of the package was approximately 25 pounds of marijuana.

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Clean Paws and Lawn barks up success in Clarksville

 

Clarksville, TN – Business has been booming for Clean Paws and Lawn, a Pet Concierge in Clarksville, TN. The business is run by Gregory Reyes Jr and his fiancee, Lynette Spaulding. They take care of animals when their owners leave town. The duties include dog walking, litter scooping, and everything else that pet owners do for their pets.

Clean Paws and Lawn began in July 2009. Reyes left the Military and was having a hard time finding employment in Clarksville. Things were looking grim, but Reyes realized that so many people found themselves leaving work on their breaks to tend to their dogs. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s first-ever Youth Recreation League Registration is Underway

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Registration is underway for Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s first-ever Youth Kickball League.

Participants can register through June 29th at the Parks and Recreation Main office as well as online at recpro.cityofclarksville.com. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police charge Man with Animal Cruelty after finding Malnorished Horse

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On June 3rd, 2012 around 7:30am, a call came into 911 about a horse walking in the area of Oak Street that look sickly. Clarksville Police Officer Teresa Bryden located the a brown and white miniature horse which appeared to be malnourished and in need of care.

Another 911 call pointed officers to 1 Short Street for the possible home of the horse. When officers arrived, at 1 Short Street, they found an open gate on the yard and indications that a horse had been there.

Malnourished Horse found June 3rd, 2012. (Photo by CPD-Officer Bryden)

Malnourished Horse found June 3rd, 2012. (Photo by CPD-Officer Bryden)

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June 9th Day Trip to Springfield: Bargains, Antiques, Food and Fun

 
The Historic District Yard Sale in Springfield Tennessee

The Historic District Yard Sale in Springfield Tennessee

How would you like to find a Kate Spade purse for a dollar, a cordial carafe and six glasses for five dollars, or a couple of German steins for $20? That’s just a sample of the bargains that I have located at the Historic District Yard Sale in Springfield, Tennessee in years past.

This year’s gigantic yard sale is scheduled for Saturday, June 9. Almost every yard in the downtown historic district bordered by Fifth Avenue (the extension of Route 49 leading into Springfield) is covered with offerings. Come early to beat the crowds. «Read the rest of this article»

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Department of Defense Announces Fort Campbell’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team and 101 Combat Aviation Brigade deployments

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The United States Department of Defense announced the deployment of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasan” and the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade “Destiny,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) in late Fall 2012.

Approximately 2,950 3rd BCT Soldiers and 2,580 101 CAB Soldiers will deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan.

“Rakkasan and Destiny Soldiers are highly trained, disciplined and fit,” said Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, 101st Commanding General. “The Soldiers in these brigades have been preparing for this deployment since early this year. I am confident in the leadership of these brigades and know they are well trained for this deployment to Afghanistan,” said McConville.

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Section of 101st Airborne Division Parkway dedicated to Clarksville Police Officers killed in the Line of Duty

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Ten years ago, two of Clarksville Police Department’s officers were killed in the line of duty while pursuing a robbery suspect.

In memory of Officers David Scott and Yamil Baez Santiago, Tennessee Public Chapter 533, enacted by the Tennessee General Assembly named a stretch of State Route 374 (101st Airborne Division Parkway) in memory of the officers.

Section of 101st Airborne Division Parkway designated as the Officers David Scott and Yamil Baez-Santiago Memorial Parkway. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Section of 101st Airborne Division Parkway designated as the Officers David Scott and Yamil Baez-Santiago Memorial Parkway. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville City Council Regular Session Recap, June 7th 2012

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual first Thursday of the month regular session followed by a separate special session for the budget.The regular session agenda was rather light.

Gas & Water Ordinance 78 – This ordinance was looking to raise the sewer rate to help with the rebuilding effort for the waste treatment plant after the big flood. Supposedly, our debt-credit ratio was going the wrong way in order to borrow more money for the rebuild, while we wait and fight for FEMA money. «Read the rest of this article»

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