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Nashville Sounds pitcher Claudio Vargas gives solid start in 7-1 win over Memphis Redbirds


Sean Halton Ties Nashville Record With Two Triples To Pace Offense

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Veteran right-hander Claudio Vargas tossed a quality start and the Nashville offense posted its highest run total in three weeks during the Nashville Sounds’ 7-1 victory over the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds on Wednesday evening at Greer Stadium.

Vargas (4-1) continued to have the Redbirds’ number as the veteran authored his third quality start victory in three starts against Memphis this season. The right-hander struck out a season-high seven batters while holding the ‘Birds to one run on four hits in his seven frames of work.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Clarksville City Council Ward 11 Town Hall Meeting July 30th


Clarksville City Council - Ward 11Clarksville, TN – Clarksville City Councilwoman for Ward 11 Kaye Jones will hold her monthly Town Hall meeting on Monday, July 30th at 6:30pm at Clarksville Gas and Water Admin building at 2215 Madison Street.

The discussion will be about the Agenda for next weeks council meeting, and addressing any issues that you might have. I believe there is going to be some re-zonings on the agenda this month, one being on Clearview, and possibly others.

If you have not had an opportunity to go out and see our new Airport Terminal, I encourage you to do so. It is truly something we can be proud of!

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Agricultural Weather and Drought Update for July 23rd


USDA - U.S. Department of AgricultureWashington, D.C. – During the last week, much-needed rain developed across the northern and eastern Corn Belt and continued in the Southeast, stabilizing or even improving crop and pasture conditions.  In the Midwest, some of the heaviest rain (locally 2 to 4 inches) fell from southern and eastern Wisconsin into Ohio.  Substantial rain (at least 2 inches) also extended into the northern Mid-Atlantic States.

Meanwhile, a second consecutive week of widespread Southeastern showers further revived pastures and aided immature summer crops.  Weekly totals in excess of 4 inches were noted in the central Gulf Coast region and parts of the interior Southeast.

Data obtained from preliminary National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) weekly crop progress and condition tables. (Click to enlarge image)

Data obtained from preliminary National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) weekly crop progress and condition tables. (Click to enlarge image)

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Fort Campbell’s 506th Infantry Regiment celebrates 70th Birthday


Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe CurraheesFort Campbell, KY – The 506th Infantry Regiment celebrated its 70th birthday on July 20th, 2012 at Fort Campbell, KY. The day started with a cake cutting, followed by a 5.06 mile run and a four mile brigade run.

The day’s events included various battalion competitions as part of a Currahee Challenge, a Distingushed Member of the Regiment and Honorary Member of the Regiment ceremony, a retirement ceremony for Sergeant Major Robert J. Corrigan, and concluded with the change of responsibility from Command Sgt. Maj. William R. Hambrick, Jr., the outgoing brigade command sergeant major, to Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston.

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Tennessee Titans are Set for the Start of Training Camp


Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Titans are scheduled to begin training camp this week at Baptist Sports Park in Nashville. Rookies and quarterbacks reported on Tuesday, July 24th, and they will be joined by the remaining veterans on Friday, July 27th.

Fans of the Titans can get their first glimpse of the 2012 squad on Sunday, July 29th, the first of 13 total training camp practices that will be free for the public to attend. Training camp is is the only time of the year that practices are open to the general public. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police are looking for Two Women with Warrants on File for Shoplifting


Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are looking for two women with warrants on file. The two women are part of a growing trend across America of people shoplifting “liquid gold”, otherwise, known as baby formula.

The two women were caught on video shoplifting $372.00 of baby formula from inside of a Madison Street grocery store. They are also “persons of interest” in thefts from other stores.

If spotted call 911 or the TIPSLINE 931.645.8477.

Vanessa Beaty and Shanta Griffin are wanted for shoplifting baby formula. Both have warrants on file.

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Clarksville National 12 year olds defeat Karns 5-4 to advance in State Tournament


Little League BaseballMurfreesboro, TN – The Clarksville National Little League 12 year olds overcame a 4-2 deficit in the bottom of the 6th inning to beat Karns 5-4 Tuesday night in the State Tournament being held in Murfreesboro, TN. The 12 year olds are now one of 4 teams remaining alive for the state tournament.  Monday night, CNLL defeated Tullahoma 6-4 in the tournament.

Clarksville National will play Columbia Wednesday night at 6:00pm in Murfreesboro – the winner advances, while the loser is eliminated.

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Calorie Cards help Tennessee State Parks Visitors make Healthy Food Choices


Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Tennessee State Parks’ eight restaurants now prominently post calorie content information, allowing visitors and staff members to make informed decisions about their food choices.

This partnership initiative of the Tennessee Department of Health and the Department of Environment and Conservation complements ongoing efforts to encourage personal fitness among Tennessee residents and visitors. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Employee Accomplishments


Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University announce their recent professional and scholarly activities.

Terence Calloway, chief of police, and Dr. William Cox, executive director of the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell, are members of the Leadership Clarksville Class of 2013. «Read the rest of this article»

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Smith County and Greenville both get wins Tuesday night 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 – he 2012 State Junior (13-14) Baseball Tournament continued Tuesday night, July 24th at the Clarksville National Fields. In the 6:00pm game, Smith County took on Spring Hill. Smith County pulled out the win in eight innings, 5-4.

In the second game of the night, Goodlettsville took on Greenville. Greenville got the win, 7-3. «Read the rest of this article»

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