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Tennessee Department of Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture kick off 2014 Summer Food Program


Local Agencies throughout State Assist Children with Nutritional Needs

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (DHS) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and local agencies across the state to kick off the 2014 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

At the end of the school year many children anxiously await for the last bell to ring. Summer should be an exciting time for children to enjoy playtime with friends, a week at camp, a family vacation, or time at the pool. But for many children who receive free and reduced-price meals at school, summer can mean hunger.

Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does a child’s need for good nutrition. «Read the rest of this article»

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Nashville Sounds win defensive battle against Oklahoma City RedHawks 2-1


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Jimmy Nelson Collects 5th Win and 9th Quality Start

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds outdueled the visiting Oklahoma City RedHawks by a narrow 2-1 margin in Sunday afternoon’s series finale at Greer Stadium.

Starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson (5-1) guided the Sounds defensively, recording his ninth consecutive quality start by holding the ‘Hawks to one run on four hits over seven innings of work.

Nashville Sounds.

Nashville Sounds.

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Clarksville Police release update on shots fired in Tiny Town Road Area case


Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On May 17th, the Clarksville Police Department responded a male subject waiving a gun around at Tiny Town Road in front of Publix near the intersection of Peachers Mill Road.

Darren Antonio Smith was booked into the Montgomery County Jail and hasn’t made bond as of the time of this updated release.

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Diamond Divas beat Crushers 9-3 in Montgomery Central Little League action Saturday


Montgomery Central Little LeagueCunningham, TN – On Saturday, May 17th, the Diamond Divas took on the Crushers in Montgomery Central Little League play. The game started at 1:00pm on the MCLL Pee Wee Field.

The Diamond Divas scored first, getting two runs at the top of the 1st inning. The Crushers answered back with a run of their own. Both teams were scoreless in the 2nd inning. In the top of the 3rd, Diamond Divas broke things open plating four runs and then scored three more in the 4th inning.

Diamond Divas get 9-3 win over Crushers Saturday afternoon.

Diamond Divas get 9-3 win over Crushers Saturday afternoon.

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Nashville Sounds to Host Baseball Camp for Deaf Children Monday, May 18th


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60+ Youngsters To Spend Monday Morning At Greer Stadium

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds players will serve as instructors at a camp for deaf and hard of hearing children sponsored by the Nashville Sertoma Club on Monday morning (May 18th) at Greer Stadium.

Four Sounds players will lead the attending children as they participate in batting, running, and throwing drills during the session that begins at 10:30am and lasts approximately one hour.

Following their on-field instruction, the group will be served a picnic-style lunch and have the opportunity to interact with the players.

Nashville Sounds - Greer Stadium

Nashville Sounds – Greer Stadium

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Annual Job Fair, May 29th


Tennessee Career Center at ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Career Center at Clarksville is co-hosting the annual Clarksville-Montgomery County Job Fair, along with Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce.

The Job Fair that will be held on Thursday, May 29th from 10:00am till 2:00pm at the Wilma Rudolph Events Center.

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Clarksville’s Warrior Week Car/Truck/Bike Show Returns for Fourth Year


Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – In conjunction with the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce’s Warrior Week festivities, the Car/Truck/Bike Show will return for its fourth year.

The event will be held on Saturday, June 14th, from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the Heritage Park softball field parking lot, Clarksville. «Read the rest of this article»

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Commanding General’s Golf Tournament at Fort Campbell June 14th-15th


Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Summer time is here and it’s time to hit the links as Major General James C. McConville, Commanding General of the 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division welcomes you to the Commanding General’s Golf Tournament at Cole Park Golf Course, Fort Campbell, KY.

The tournament will start at 7:30am on Saturday, June 14th and conclude on Sunday, June 15th with an awards ceremony. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for May 18th, 2014


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: Clarksville Parks and Recreation to open its largest Splash Pad, Fort Defiance Interpretive Center adds second session to its popular Civil War Summer Camp, and Movies in the Park features ‘Turbo’.

Clarksville's Edith Pettus Park Splash Pad

Clarksville’s Edith Pettus Park Splash Pad

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Center for Disease Control Boating Safety Tips to keep you Safe this Summer


Centers for Disease Control and PreventionWashington, D.C. – Everyone, on all types of boats, should wear properly-fitted life jackets, or personal flotation devices (PFD) says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). By wearing a life jacket, you can dramatically decrease your chances of drowning while boating. “Wear It!” every time you’re on the water.

Recreational boating can be a wonderful way to spend time with family and friends. And making safety a priority can ensure that boating stays fun.

Wear It - Stay Safe while Boating this Summer

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