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Nashville Sounds hold off late rally to beat New Orleans Zephyrs 8-5

 

Nashville Starter Johnny Hellweg Logs Six Shutout Innings For Eighth Victory

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds topped the New Orleans Zephyrs Saturday night at Zephyr Field by a 8-5 margin, guided by Johnny Hellweg’s impressive return start and offensive fireworks from Robinzon Diaz.

Hellweg (8-4) made his first start for Nashville since June 22 a good one, logging six innings of shutout baseball for his eighth quality start of the season. The 6-foot-9 hurler limited the Z’s to two hits on a team season-high 108 pitches, walking four and striking out six.

Nashville Sounds right-hander Johnny Hellweg hurls five scoreless frames in Triple-A Debut. (Mike Strasinger - sportsnashville.net)

Nashville Sounds right-hander Johnny Hellweg hurls five scoreless frames in Triple-A Debut. (Mike Strasinger – sportsnashville.net)

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Clarksville City Amateur Golf Tournament heads into the final round with Brian Balthrop and Graham Sleigh sharing the lead

 

Clarksville Sports NetworkClarksville, TN – Turning in the two best rounds of the day, July 20th at Cole Park Golf Course, Brian Balthrop and Graham Sleigh sit tied atop the leader-board at six-under par after the first 36 holes of play at the Clarksville City Amateur.

After shooting an even-par round of 72 on July 19th at the Clarksville County Club, Sleigh fired a bogie-free round at Cole Park – including birdies on holes three, five, seven, 12 and an eagle on 14.

The 2013 Clarksville City Amateur Golf Championship

The 2013 Clarksville City Amateur Golf Championship

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American Red Cross launches New App to Recruit Volunteers

 

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – The American Red Cross today launched the Team Red Cross App, which allows people to sign up to help, get an overview on basic tasks and receive notifications about Red Cross disaster volunteer opportunities in their community.

“When people see an emergency happening in their community, they often want to help but may not know how,” said Julie Campos, Chapter Executive, Two Rivers Chapter. “The Team Red Cross App provides an easy and quick way for people to sign up to help the Red Cross and support their community.”

American Red Cross worker Bob Tyler loads food boxes to be distributed to residents of Stewart County, Tennessee, who were affected by recent flash floods in May, 2013. (Robert W. Wallace)

American Red Cross worker Bob Tyler loads food boxes to be distributed to residents of Stewart County, Tennessee, who were affected by recent flash floods in May, 2013. (Robert W. Wallace)

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His Church leaps into New Business Plaza

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN  – On July 17th, 2013, His Church, led by Pastors Paul and Myrna Moore began moving into the new LEAP Plaza located at 1860 Wilma Rudolph. Church members and youth enrolled in the program removed an interior wall between two classrooms for the main sanctuary.

The Plaza formerly known as Daymar Institute has been acquired by the LEAP Organization to expand their youth development services as well as function as a nonprofit hub and business incubator.

Room being remodeled at the new LEAP Plaza.

Room being remodeled at the new LEAP Plaza.

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Nashville Sounds to begin Four-Game Homestand Monday, July 22nd

 

Featuring Peanut-Free Night, Music Industry Night and Throwback Thursday

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return to Greer Stadium on Monday, July 22nd, for their eighth homestand of the season. The stand will feature one four-game series against the Albuquerque Isotopes (Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate) spanning July 22nd-25th.

The homestand will be highlighted by BURGER KING Throwback Thursday, Sounds Music Industry Night and the first-ever Peanut Free Night at Greer Stadium.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger - sportsnashville.net)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger – sportsnashville.net)

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to take part in Commandant’s National Security Program at US Army War College

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has been invited to attend the 8th annual National Security Program at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania.

The invitation only event joins U.S. military officers, civilian employees of the U.S. Government, senior officers from other countries, prominent experts in national security and a select group of individuals who will discuss national security issues over three days.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.

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2013 Mid-Year Economic Update

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond JamesClarksville, TN – The first half of 2013 is in the books, and it was one of the best first halves on record. All three major indices enjoyed double-digit gains through June, but what does the return of volatility in the markets mean for the rest of the year?

This online resource revisits our professionals to get an update on their observations, insights and outlooks for the rest of 2013. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System announces Administrative Appointments

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemMontgomery County, TN – A high school principal has resigned to take a position in North Carolina and a number of administrative appointments have been made in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System for the 2013-14 school year.

CMCSS makes Administrative Changes

CMCSS makes Administrative Changes

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation needs Volunteer Mentors for Youth Program

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is looking for those wishing to volunteer as mentors!

Volunteer mentors are needed for the upcoming Dream Chasers Group Mentoring Program.

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Fort Campbell 101st Special Troops Battalion implements program that saves Soldiers time and money at the Post Office

 

Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan – Keeping customers out of lines and saving them money is the top priority at the Bagram Air Field post office, Afghanistan.

The 101st Special Troops Battalion soldiers put into operation a new, self service mail system titled “Click-N-Ship”. The program replaces the current mail system, known as the Integrated Retail Terminal (IRT).

The Army adopted the “Click-N-Ship” program, to speed the mail process. This program saves money and valuable time creating a more efficient post office.

A postal clerk accepts a Priority Mail box from Lt. Col. Derek G. Bean, commander of the 101st Special Troops Battalion, Task Force Lifeliner, for inspection during the kick-off of the Click-N-Ship program that was implemented at the post office at Bagram Air Field in Parwan province, Afghanistan, July 14th, 2013. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario)

A postal clerk accepts a Priority Mail box from Lt. Col. Derek G. Bean, commander of the 101st Special Troops Battalion, Task Force Lifeliner, for inspection during the kick-off of the Click-N-Ship program that was implemented at the post office at Bagram Air Field in Parwan province, Afghanistan, July 14th, 2013. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario)

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