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Nashville Sounds get only three hits in 6-2 loss to Oklahoma City RedHawks


Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds were held to only three hits by Oklahoma City pitchers Wednesday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, while RedHawks batters put up six runs on 13 hits to win 6-2 and hand Nashville its seventh consecutive road loss. The loss gives Oklahoma City the series victory with still one game remaining.

Three RedHawks pitchers combined for the three-hitter, led by starter Wes Musick (2-0), who turned in six strong innings en route to his second win of the season. The southpaw fired four strikeouts and held Nashville to one run on two hits. Relievers Eric Berger and Jason Stoffel finished out the final three innings for the ‘Hawks.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Tennessee Department of Health urges Tennesseans to protect themselves against Illnesses spread by Mosquito Bites


Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is urging people to protect themselves from viruses transmitted by mosquitoes. Last year Tennessee experienced 33 human cases of West Nile virus, including one in December.

“It is extraordinarily unusual to see a confirmed case of West Nile virus in December in this part of the country, and it does cause concern and a need for increased awareness,” said Abelardo Moncayo, Ph.D., with the TDH Division of Communicable and Environmental Diseases and Emergency Preparedness. “While four out of five people with West Nile won’t show symptoms, others will develop severe illness and may suffer death or permanent neurological damage.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports Yoga in the Park temporarily cancelled due to park flooding


Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Due to last weekend’s extreme rain and flooding, Yoga in the Park will be temporarily cancelled.

Yoga in the Park is a free yoga program that usually takes place on Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:00am to 7:00am at McGregor Park. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans release wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins and two other players today


Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – On Wednesday, May 1st, the Tennessee Titans announced the release of wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins, safety Suaesi Tuimaunei and wide receiver Michael Calvin.

Hawkins at 5-foot-11 was acquired in the 2008 NFL Draft with a fourth round pick out of California. In 2012, he started once and played in seven games. He had five receptions for 62 yards. He was inactive for nine games. He had career highs in 2011 with 47 catches for 470 yards and a touchdown.

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Anti-bullying Program engages Alternative School Students


LEAPClarksville, TN – On April 29th, 2013 the Alternative School auditorium was converted into a youth matinee that addressed Anti-bullying. Staff from the LEAP Organization opened the program by selecting volunteers to participate in skits that focused on forms of bullying that consisted of starting rumors and excluding others from various activities.

Following the skits, the students were given an opportunity to share some of their personal experiences with being bullied and being the bully.

Anti-bullying Program

Anti-bullying Program

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Austin Peay State University and USO to host “Dine on our Dime” Sunday during Governors Baseball game


Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University joins forces with Fort Campbell’s United Services Organization (USO) to host “Dine On Our Dime,” at 1:00pm, Sunday, when Govs baseball hosts Morehead State at Raymond C. Hand Park.

"Dine on our Dime" this Sunday at APSU baseball game

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Montgomery County Highway Department updates current road closures, May 1st


Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Highway Department has reopened Hematite Road, Lock B Road North, and Chapel Hill Road. The lists of roads below remain closed due to flooding and damage.

For your safely, please do not go around barricades or drive through water, as roadways can quickly erode with the presence of water. Notifications will be sent as water recedes and roads reopen. «Read the rest of this article»

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35th Annual Queen City Road Race is this Saturday


35th Annual Queen City Road RaceClarksville, TN – The 35th Annual Queen City Road Race, scheduled for this Saturday, May 4th, is quickly approaching. Be aware that as the 5K and 7K race routes take runners through the streets of Historic Downtown Clarksville, there will be several road closures to accommodate the safety of the runners.

The south bound lane of North 2nd Street to Main Street will be closed as well as the eastbound lane of College Street, and University Avenue to 8th Street. Additional closures include Summer Street, Henry Street and the Dunn Center parking lot on the side facing Governors Stadium. «Read the rest of this article»

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American Red Cross assisting Those affected by Flash Flooding


Two Rivers Chapter Volunteers Working to Meet Emergency Needs

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – Severe spring storms and flash floods poured torrential rain over much of Tennessee on Saturday morning and again in the evening.

Eight homes were destroyed from the flood with 26 others sustaining major damage, across 4 counties including Henry, Houston, Montgomery and Stewart.  The Red Cross responded immediately to provide food, shelter and emotional support to help families who had been affected by the storms. «Read the rest of this article»

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Signs Now Clarksville receives Top Award


Signs NowClarksville, TN – Richard, Suzanne, Kenny and Kelly Pryor, owners of Signs Now Clarksville, recently received one of the top awards at the 2013 Signs Now and Signs By Tomorrow Convention in Savannah, GA.

The signage and graphics company received the Sales Excellence Award, which is presented to the top ten percent in system-wide sales among all franchise members. «Read the rest of this article»

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