Aaron Brooks Takes No-Decision In Solid Debut
Nashville, TN – The Sounds fell victim to a late-inning surge on Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park and lost the series finale to the Chihuahuas, 9-4.
The Chihuahuas put up the game’s initial strike in the first to jump out to an early 1-0 lead. Alex Dickerson collected his seventh hit of the series, this one clearing the right field wall and landing amongst the crowd gathered in The Band Box. The solo shot was hit off Sounds starter Aaron Brooks, who was making his team debut.
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee Gun Country hosted Shoot for a Cause, a charity event for gun owners, and non-owners alike, to learn about firearms and practice on the range. The event was open to the community and held on the gun range with July 25th designated for 100% of the proceeds to be donated to the LEAP Organization.
The donation will enable LEAP to educate their youth participants in gun safety and violence prevention.
Executive Director Richard “Reason” Garrett had concerns regarding the community support for this type of event. “Initially I was concerned about how the community would respond to this kind of event given the recent unfortunate gun related tragedies.
Mark Proctor Promoted to Major Over New Bureau
Nashville, TN – Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Colonel Tracy Trott have announced the creation of a special bureau to oversee the units and divisions of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) responsible for the safety of citizens, government officials, state employees and state facilities.
The new Protective Services and Special Programs Bureau encompasses the Executive Protection Unit, the Capitol Protection Unit, a new State Facility Protection Unit, the Special Programs Unit, and the Handgun Unit.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking for Dollar General Armed Robbery Suspect
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking for a suspect from a robbery that occurred late Sunday night at the Dollar General Store on Highway 12 near the Cheatham County line.
Victims described the man as a young white male, approximately 17 to 23 years old with dirty brown hair wearing a blue bandana on his face and a white and blue plaid shirt. He also had a tattoo on his left forearm. The suspect was seen driving an older model silver Nissan Maxima.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team has added a pair of talented Florida natives for the 2015-16 season.
Alex Rios, a Coral Springs, FL, native who played as a freshman at Coker College, has transferred to the University while Sean Butscher, a Tallahassee, TN native who prepped at Lincoln High School and has been tutored by an APSU alum, has signed scholarship papers to play for the Governors.
Clarksville, TN – Dunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.
Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.
Some of the upcoming events include: Sights and Sounds of the Night, Port Royal Hike, The Secret World of Bats, Night Hike, Cave Hike, Insects, and Interpretive Morning Hike.
Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office says Remembering To ‘Close The Door’ Can Save Lives During an Emergency
‘Close The Door’ Toolkit Ready for Fire Departments, Schools
Nashville, TN – As a new school year begins, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is urging Tennesseans to remember that closing a door during a fire is one of the fastest ways to stop fires from spreading.
To help get the word out, the SFMO is highlighting our “Close The Door!” toolkit which is available for fire departments, educators and others to use in order to better prepare themselves in case of a fire emergency. The kit includes downloadable flyers, a press release with checklist and sample social media messages. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics and the Governors Club will serve as host to the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce’s August “Business After Hours,” 5:00pm, Thursday, on the Club Level in Governors Stadium.
Attendees will have an opportunity to experience the gameday atmosphere of Governors Stadium, with APSU President Dr. Alisa White and head football coach Kirby Cannon addressing the crowd. Fans will have an opportunity to win door prizes at the event, including two club level passes to a future APSU home contest.
Tennessee Titans (0-1) vs. St. Louis Rams (0-1)
Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 | 7:00pmpm CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-1) host the St. Louis Rams (0-1) this week in their preseason home opener. Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Sunday, August 23rd.
This week’s matchup will be televised nationally on FOX, including WZTV FOX 17 in Nashville. Play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt and analyst John Lynch will call the action, while Pam Oliver will report from the sidelines.
Written by William Steigerwald
Greenbelt, MD – The moon’s thin atmosphere contains neon, a gas commonly used in electric signs on Earth because of its intense glow. While scientists have speculated on the presence of neon in the lunar atmosphere for decades, NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft has confirmed its existence for the first time.
“The presence of neon in the exosphere of the moon has been a subject of speculation since the Apollo missions, but no credible detections were made,” said Mehdi Benna of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. “We were very pleased to not only finally confirm its presence, but to show that it is relatively abundant.”
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