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Nashville Sounds slip past the New Orleans Zephyrs 3-2

 

Caleb Gindl Drives In Pair and Dayton Buller Homers in Winning Effort

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds edged the New Orleans Zephyrs by a 3-2 margin on Sunday evening at Zephyr Field.

The win was the league-leading 22nd one-run victory of the year for the Sounds (45-56).

Second baseman Eric Farris paced the Nashville offense with a 3-for-4 effort to extend the Sounds’ longest active hitting streak to five games, the infielder’s sixth hit streak of five games or greater this season. Farris, who also stole a pair of bases in the contest, is batting .347 (33-for-95) over his last 28 contests.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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LEAP Beyond the Court

 

Davidson County, TN – On LEAP OrganizationThursday, July 19th, 2012 at the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center the LEAP Organization sponsored an exhibition basketball game. The participants consisted of youth and volunteers associated with LEAP against the youth detained in the correctional facility.

Even though Team LEAP won the hard fought game, everyone was a winner. Woodland Hills facility and staff made the volunteers feel welcomed with plenty of refreshments and food following the game. The detained youth also courteously served the volunteers and cleaned up after the event. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Updates for July 22nd, 2012

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – In recent weeks I have received calls or emails concerning the Clarksville Department of Electricity (CDE). Some concerned billing while others were related to service, especially during the outages due to the storms.

This past week I had the opportunity to meet with Brian Taylor, Director of CDE, for over two hours. He was very gracious in wanting to address my questions and provide factors and details CDE faces in providing electrical service to our city. I want to publicly thank him for taking time to meet with me. «Read the rest of this article»

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Northwest loses to Spring Hill 11-3 in the State Junior (13-14) Baseball Tournament

 

Clarksville National Little League is hosting the 2012 State Junior (13-14) Baseball Tournament

Little League BaseballClarksville, TN – Northwest and Spring Hill faced off Saturday, July 21st at 6:00pm in the 2012 State Junior (13-14)

Baseball Tournament held at the Clarksville National fields. Springhill got things started scoring 4 runs in the top of the 1st inning. Northwest battled back scoring 2 runs in the bottom of the 1st.

That’s when Spring Hill’s pitching kicked it into gear and held Northwest scoreless for the next five innings.

Spring Hill defeated Northwest Saturday night in Little League (13-14) State Tournament action.

Spring Hill defeated Northwest Saturday night in Little League (13-14) State Tournament action.

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Tennessee Department of Correction supports Big Brothers Big Sisters

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionsNashville, TN – Recognizing the importance of mentors in the lives of children of incarcerated parents, the Tennessee Department of Correction has awarded a $250,000 grant to the Big Brothers Big Sisters Amachi initiative.

The program works to break the intergenerational cycle of crime and incarceration and gives an often forgotten group of children the chance to reach their highest potential.

Commissioner Schofield, Rep. Debra Maggart and CEO Lowell Perry.

Commissioner Schofield, Rep. Debra Maggart and CEO Lowell Perry.

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“The Help” was shown at Movies in the Park Saturday night

 

Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, July 21st around 8:15pm, Clarksville Parks and Recreation held Movies in the Park at the Heritage Park Soccer Fields. The movie of the night was the people’s choice winner “The Help” starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer.

Those that showed early could participate in “Move before the Movie” which featured a walk in the park and Tae Kwon Do.

Over 800 people came out to Movies in the Park to enjoy the movie "The Help" at the Heritage Park Soccer Fields.

Over 800 people came out to Movies in the Park to enjoy the movie “The Help” at the Heritage Park Soccer Fields.

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Coffee House Favorites Made at Home

 

Martha White®Nashville, TN – As if the welcoming aroma of the freshly brewed coffee weren’t enough to entice your senses, local coffee houses around the country have added another weapon to their culinary arsenal, the pastry display case.

Soft, delicate pastries line up inside the shiny, glass case beckoning coffee house patrons to choose the perfect treat to compliment their coffee. Although this is a luxury we allow ourselves every now and then – or maybe daily – these delectable treats get a little pricey by the dozen.

Cinnamon Sugar Pastries, Loaded Honey Bran Muffins and Lemon Blueberry Cream Cake

Cinnamon Sugar Pastries, Loaded Honey Bran Muffins and Lemon Blueberry Cream Cake.

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Goodlettsville drops Montgomery Central 18-0 in the State Junior (13-14) Baseball Tournament

 

Clarksville National Little League is hosting the 2012 State Junior (13-14) Baseball Tournament

Little League BaseballClarksville, TN – Montgomery Central and Goodlettsville kicked of the 2012 State Junior (13-14) Baseball Tournament Saturday, July 21st at 12:00pm. It was a defensive battle through the first two innings of play with both teams scoreless.

In the top of the 3rd inning, Goodlettsville got the bats going scoring 12 runs in the inning aided by a few Montgomery Central errors. Goodlettsville went on to an 18-0 win over Montgomery Central.

A Goodlettsville player slides under the Montgomery Central tag at home plate in Saturday's Little League (13-14) State Tournament action.

A Goodlettsville player slides under the Montgomery Central tag at home plate in Saturday’s Little League (13-14) State Tournament action.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for July 22nd, 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.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Archery is back!
  • Riverfest Cornhole Tournament
  • Riverfest Recycles
  • Recycled Fashion Show

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Clarksville Veterinarian responds to attack, plans to sue for Twenty Million Dollars

 
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Hank Bonecutter

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville veterinarian Dr. Ron Whitford went on the attack in a broadcast interview today responding to an email “smear” campaign that alleges he is a “dangerous vet, and could kill your dog,” and says he will spend one million dollars of his own money to sue those responsible for the unfounded attack.

Whitford says he will sue for twenty million dollars, then after paying legal fees, will use the settlement to “Spay and neuter every animal in Montgomery County.” «Read the rest of this article»

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