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Nashville Sounds’ Mark Rogers pitching helps shut out Memphis Redbirds 2-0

 

Nashville Sounds Enters Break With Ninth Win In Last 12 Contests

Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – Right-hander Mark Rogers worked seven outstanding innings and combined with three reliever on a four-hit, 2-0 shutout of the Memphis Redbirds on Sunday evening at AutoZone Park in the finale of a five-game series.

With their league-leading 10th shutout victory, the red-hot Sounds (40-51) recorded a 4-1 series win against the cross-state rival Redbirds. Nashville enters the All-Star break with wins in nine of its last 12 contests.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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St. Bethlehem beat Northwest 7-4 Saturday night to win the District 9 Ten Year Old Baseball Tournament

 

Montgomery Central Little League is hosted the District 9 Ten Year Old baseball tournament.

Little League BaseballCunningham, TN – St. Bethlehem and Northwest met Saturday night, July 7th at 7:00pm in the District 9 Little League Championship game held at the ballfields behind Montgomery Central Elementary School.

The game was a defensive battle and after four innings of play, the game was tied 1-1. At the top of the fifth, St. Bethlehem got a hitting rally going and were able to score six runs. In the bottom of the fifth, Northwest as able to score one run off an in the park home run.

St. Bethlehem All Stars is the District 9 Ten Year Old Baseball Champions.

St. Bethlehem All Stars is the District 9 Ten Year Old Baseball Champions.

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The Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of July 8th, 2012

 

Weekly Market Snapshot

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

Scott J. Brown Ph.D., Chief Economist Raymond James Investment ServicesThe economic data were disappointing, but generally consistent with moderate growth in the near term. Nonfarm payrolls rose by a disappointing 80,000 in June, not far from the median forecast of +100,000. Seasonal adjustment is difficult in June, so one should take the figure with a grain of salt. However, it does raise concerns that uncertainties (the election, the fiscal cliff, Europe) may be weighing against new hiring.

There were a number of positive elements in the report. Average weekly hours advanced. Hourly and weekly earnings are now outpacing inflation, which should provide some support for consumer spending growth in the near term. Temp help employment continued to rise, suggesting that employers are still somewhat cautious, but such a rise typically presages a pickup in permanent hiring. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Air Assault Auto Abandoned Vehicle Auction

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Don’t you love getting a good deal? I know I do! Air Assault Auto will be holding an Abandoned Vehicle Auction on July 14th at the lot located on the corner of 5300 Airborne Street and Tennessee Avenue. Registration begins at 8:00am and the auction starts at 9:00am.

Everyone must have cash or a credit card and be at least 18 years of age to receive a paddle for bidding and to place a bid. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Domestic Distrubance Investigation leads to Solving other Crimes

 

Clarksville Police Officer Darren Koski had no idea how many twists and turns would be included with an Aggravated Domestic Assault.

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On July 6th, 2012, around 2:30am, Clarksville Police Officers were called to 706 Inver Lane about a domestic disturbance in which Christopher Duncan, 20, had fired a handgun round into the air.

When Police arrived, they quickly located Duncan and took him in custody. An investigation by Officer Darren Koski lead to many charges and the solving of other crimes.

Christopher Duncan

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Clarksville Police report Man goes to Bar to pickup Friend and Runs Her Over

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On July 7th, 2012, around 4:30pm, Clarksville Police were called to the parking lot of a bar at 1302 Fort Campbell Boulevard about a pedestrian being hit.

When police arrived they found a 27 year old woman, Faith Jerrett, had been run over in the parking lot by a vehicle. An investigation by Officer Melissa Spielhagen, revealed the woman had called her friend, Anibal Flores Marcano, to give her a ride home from the bar.

Anibal Marcano

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Making Pancakes on the Weekend can be a Family Affair

 

Martha White®Nashville, TN – Isn’t it amazing how wise our grandmothers were? Old adages like “the kitchen is the heart of the home” and “family is made around the dinner table” continue to be as valid for us today as they were to past generations.

Research has shown that children of all ages are happier and healthier if they regularly eat dinner as a family. And involving them in the cooking not only provides valuable family time, but also encourages better eating habits.

Pigs in an Apple-Cinnamon Blanket, Easy Buttermilk Pancakes and Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Mixed Berry Sauce.

Pigs in an Apple-Cinnamon Blanket, Easy Buttermilk Pancakes and Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Mixed Berry Sauce.

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Clarksville City Council Regular Session Report – July 5th, 2012

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual first Thursday of the month regular session. It was a light agenda with several items of note.

Ordinance 4-2012-13 — This dealt with sale and use of alcoholic beverages in Clarksville City Parks. It establishes guidelines and permits on the selling and usage of alcoholic beverages at specific park facilities during special events, concerts, festivals, parties, weddings, etc. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for July 8th, 2012

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

Billy Dunlop Park will be closed to the public July 9th-13th for Boy Scouts Camp and July 16th-20th for Girl Scouts Camp.

This weeks highlights include:

  • The Mayor’s Summer Night Lights
  • “The Help” Wins People’s Choice
  • Summer Youth Program comes to a close
  • Acoustic Night at Jammin’ in the Alley
  • Zumba begins August 2nd

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office shares safety tips for Outdoor Grilling

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Summertime means outdoor grilling time for many Tennessee residents. It is also the peak season for grilling fires. The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office urges outdoor cooks to keep fire safety in mind as they start up the grill this summer.

“Practice safety, whenever you grill,” State Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak said. “Place your grill well away from siding, deck railings, eaves and overhanging branches.” She added, “Never leave a grill unattended.”

Outdoor Grilling

Outdoor Grilling

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