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Rookie Skip Johnson wins Walmart FLW Tour Finale on Kentucky Lake presented by Evinrude

 

Tennessee’s Andy Morgan Wins Angler Of The Year Title, $100,000

FLWParis, TN – Rookie pro Skip Johnson of Goodells, MI, brought the fourth-largest stringer of the entire tournament to the scale Sunday – a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds even – to win the Walmart FLW Tour at Kentucky Lake presented by Evinrude.

Johnson’s four-day total of 20 bass weighing 88 pounds, 10 ounces gave him the win by a narrow 1-pound, 2-ounce margin over second-place pro Jason Lambert of Pickwick Dam, Tennessee, and earned him the $100,000 prize in an exciting finale to the four-day event that wrapped up the 2014 Walmart FLW Tour regular season.

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Nashville Sounds win back and forth contest against New Orleans Zephyrs, 6-4

 

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Nashville’s Jeremy Hermida Goes 3-for-4; Sounds Now Half-Game Out of First

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds (42-40) continued their offensive hot streak to their third-straight victory, a 6-4 win over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Sunday night at Greer Stadium. The win clinched another home series victory for Nashville, which is now 6-1-3 in home series during the 2014 series.

The Sounds were paced by outfielder Jeremy Hermida, who went 3-for-4 including a two-run double in the bottom of the sixth that proved to be the game-winning hit. Hermida finished the four-game series against New Orleans going 5-for-11 with a home run and 3 RBIs.

Nashville Sounds.

Nashville Sounds.

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Fort Campbell MWR Outdoor Recreation Programs for July include Canoeing, Kayaking and more

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Grab your Family, grab your friends and join MWR Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs for some great activities!

Stand Up Paddle Boarding: July 1st and 16th from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. For ages 10 and up. The cost is $15.00 per person per trip (includes transportation and equipment). Stand Up Paddle Boarding is great exercise and tons of fun! Please wear secured shoes – no sandals or flip flops. Registration deadline is 4:00pm two days prior to the event. «Read the rest of this article»

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I Was Going to Be a Nun (and other failed plans)

 

Kris WolfeClarksville, TN – When I was 12 I learned about nuns. I learned just enough to know that they spent a lot of time reading and doing chores. For some reason, the same girl who loved rap music and collected scrunchies was drawn to the quiet convent life devoid of thrills and Bath and Bodyworks.

Knowing basically nothing about religion though may have caused a bit of a wrinkle: I wasn’t even Catholic.

It’s crazy the things we think we could be, the direction we could have gone, the dreams or harebrained ideas we could have pursued, but didn’t. «Read the rest of this article»


Brazton Setzer Wins Co-Angler Of The Year Title at Kentucky Lake Tournament after Jason Johnson Disqualified

 

FLWParis, TN – Braxton Setzer of Auburn, AL, was declared FLW Tour Co-angler of the Year early Sunday morning, just one day after the title appeared to have slipped through his grasp on Kentucky Lake.

On Saturday Jason Johnson of Gainesville, GA, was declared the winner over Setzer after finishing 11th in the tournament, matching Setzer’s 1054 points for the season and winning the title by a tiebreaker.

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Celebrate an 1850’s Independence Day at Land Between the Lakes

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – On Friday, July 4th, from 1:00pm-4:00pm at Land Between The Lakes , the Homeplace will host a traditional 1850’s Independence Day Celebration under the farm’s shade trees.

Special guest, Kentucky statesman Henry Clay, portrayed by George McGee, will entertain visitors with antics of 1850’s politics.

The Homeplace at LBL.

The Homeplace at LBL.

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Clarksville Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of June 29th, 2014

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – GDP growth was revised to a -2.9% annual rate in the third estimate for 1Q14 (vs. -1.0% in the 2nd estimate and +0.1% in the advance estimate).

Prior estimates showed that a slower rate of inventory accumulation and a wider trade deficit subtracted considerably from overall growth – the third estimate showed a somewhat larger subtraction of 3.2 percentage points from the headline GDP growth figure (Domestic Final Sales, GDP less net exports and the change in inventories, rose at a 0.3% annual rate).

Frazier Allen

Frazier Allen

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AAA says over 41 Million Americans expected to take an Independence Day Getaway

 

Optimistic Americans are dusting off credit cards, helping to boost overall holiday travel volume 1.9% over last year

AAATampa, FL – AAA Travel projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 1.9 percent increase from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year and a nearly 14 percent increase compared to the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

The majority of travelers will be celebrating their freedom with a road trip, with more than eight in 10 (34.8 million) choosing to travel by automobile, the highest level since 2007. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for June 29th, 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’s Wonder Kids Triathlon, Rally on the Cumberland Canoe and Kayak Race, Independence Day Celebration and Adaptive Yoga to start in July.

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Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament set for July 11th-12th at Cole Park Golf Course

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament, or “Big Fish,” is taking sponsorships and entries for the July 11th-12th fundraiser at Cole Park Golf Course at Fort Campbell.

The tournament was established in 2010 as an endowment to benefit dependents of soldiers at Fort Campbell, with a scholarship to attend Austin Peay State University.

Mickey Fisher was a native Clarksvillian. He was an outstanding athlete playing on both the Clarksville High School basketball and golf teams. He furthered his education at Austin Peay State University and added to his sports legacy on their basketball court.

The Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament at Cole Park Golf Course July 11th-12th.

The Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament at Cole Park Golf Course July 11th-12th.

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