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USDA Offers Thousands of Reasons to Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

 

Written by Anne L. Alonzo
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Administrator

USDA - U.S. Department of AgricultureWashington, DC – The 15th Annual National Farmers Market Week is off to a great start!

Farmers markets connect and unite people living in urban and rural environments, provide access to fresh, healthy and delicious foods, and—best of all—put a face to the farmers and ranchers who produce their wonderful wares. We, in turn, can support farmers and local communities with our purchases.

Clarksville Downtown Market

A happy shopper at the Clarksville Downtown Market

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Nashville Sounds bombarded by New Orleans Zephyrs in 7-1 loss

 

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds (62-56) fell victim to a 15-hit attack from the New Orleans Zephyrs in Tuesday night’s series finale to lose 7-1 at Zephyr Field.

The Sounds drop the series with New Orleans, 1-3, which is only the team’s second losing series in their last 10 sets.

The Zephyrs broke through for three runs on six consecutive hits against Sounds starter Donovan Hand (1-7) in the 2nd inning. Outfielder Logan Schafer helped prevent the Zephyrs from adding another run in the frame by throwing out Rob Brantley at home plate.

Nashville Sounds fall to New Orleans Zephyrs,  7-1. (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

Nashville Sounds fall to New Orleans Zephyrs, 7-1. (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

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Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson spoke at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2014Cunningham, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson talked to the crowd at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic held by the Central Civitan Club on Saturday, July 27th, 2014.

“I took over as sheriff when we lost our incumbent Norman Lewis who passed away from a battle with cancer back in October of 2012,” said Fuson. “I took his position in December 2012 to finish his unexpired term, which is coming up here in August.”

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Clarksville Police Department releases Back to School Notice and Warning

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – It is that time of year again when children return to school.

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) classes start on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 with half a day classes. The first full day is Friday, August 8th, 2014.

The Clarksville Police Department wants to remind everyone of the following rules of the road and information to ensure that we have a safe 2014-2015 school year.

School Kids getting on the bus.

School Kids getting on the bus.

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Bret Murray talked to the crowd at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2014Cunningham, TN – On Saturday, July 27th, 2014, Bret Murray, candidate for Montgomery County Sheriff gave a speech at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic held by the Central Civitan Club.

“I was active duty as a U.S. Army Captain and got out to further serve my country as a FBI agent. I fortunate enough to be picked up by the FBI in 1989,” stated Murray. “I was originally going to be transferred to Los Angeles right out of the academy. Little did I know that wasn’t were I was going to end up. I ended up in Clarksville Tennessee.”

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Clarksville Police Department reports Pedestrian Fatality on Fort Campbell Boulevard

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, at approximately 8:00pm, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a traffic collision on Fort Campbell Boulevard north of the Ringgold Road intersection (not at the intersection), in which a vehicle struck a pedestrian.

A 2003 Honda Odyssey owned by 101st Airborne Cab Co. driven by James Cuthbertson of Clarksville, TN struck Clifford Dee Abernathy of Nashville, TN, who died at the scene. «Read the rest of this article»

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AAA reports August Gas Prices hit 4-Year Low

 

AAATampa, FL – Motorists heading to the gas pumps are finding the cheapest August gas prices since 2010. On August 1st, 2010, the national average price was $2.74. Since that time, average prices on August 1 ranged from $3.52 in 2012, to $3.71 in 2011.

The current average of $3.50 is 3 cents cheaper than last week and the discount at the pump should continue in the near future. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital pediatric clinic moves while undergoing renovation

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Young Eagle Medical Home will move Aug. 18 to the modular buildings off the Bastogne Avenue entrance of the hospital. Young Eagle Medical Home patients with acute medical needs August 18th will be provided care by the Blackhawk Team in the Air Assault Medical Home. All Young Eagle Medical Home patients will begin receiving their care August 19th in Building T9169, which is off Bastogne Avenue just inside the hospital entrance.

“Construction is necessary to meet the requirements of the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care we offer our community. With the current structure of the hospital’s clinics operating in a building constructed in the late 70s, we must continue to renovate in order to meet the medical needs of our community today,” said hospital commander Col. George N. Appenzeller. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports select City Pools have season extended through Labor Day

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation may have closed their public pools for the summer season, but, New Providence Pool and Beachaven Pool will be extending the Summer Swim Season!

Current summer pool passes will be honored during the extended hours.

New Providence Pool and Beachaven Pool have swimming season extended until September 1st.

New Providence Pool and Beachaven Pool have swimming season extended until September 1st.

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Tyler Barrett addressed the crowd at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2014Cunningham, TN – Tyler Barrett, Montgomery County Sheriff candidate, attended the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic held by the Central Civitan Club talking to everyone there on Saturday, July 27th, 2014.

“I have been in law enforcement for 26 years. I started off working in Cheatham County as a road deputy. Then I went Belle Meade for 3 years. I have served proudly for the Clarksville Police Department for the last 20 years,” Barrett stated.

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