Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club will hold tryouts for their new dance team on Saturday, January 30th and Sunday, January 31st at First Tennessee Park. The team is seeking individuals with prior dance experience to go along with enthusiastic and high-energy personalities for the new edition to their in-game entertainment.
A seasonal position for the 2016 season, dance team members will perform choreographed dances, greet fans as they enter First Tennessee Park, assist in distributing promotional giveaways and interact with the crowd during all 72 home games.
Fort Campbell, KY – Can you “bear” the cold? Prove it by playing in the Commanding General “Polar Bear” 4-person Golf Scramble on Friday, February 12th, 2016 at the Cole Park Golf Course.
It will be a shotgun start at 11:00am. The cost is $30.00 per person.
Flights are broken and winners will be announced immediately following the conclusion of play.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy will be closed Monday, January 25th. While many main roads are in acceptable condition for travel, numerous secondary roads, drives, and entries and exits from streets and driveways remain icy and in poor condition.
Montgomery County, TN – Schools in Clarksville-Montgomery County will be closed on Monday, January 24th, 2016 due to hazardous driving conditions. All staff, to include Central office, are to report at 10:00am.
The Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board approved a makeup plan for inclement weather should the days missed exceed the limit set. Students may miss five days in the school year.
#18/22 Tennessee (12-6, 3-2 SEC) vs. #9/9 Kentucky (14-3, 3-3 SEC)
Monday, January 25th, 2016 | 7:01pm ET/6:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The #18/22 Tennessee Lady Vols (12-6, 3-2 SEC) head back out on the road for a match-up with #9/9 Kentucky (14-3, 3-3 SEC) on “Big Monday”. Tipoff is slated for 7:01pm ET/6:01pm CT, and the game will be broadcast on ESPN2 and available online via WatchESPN.
Tennessee enters the contest on the heels of a home victory over Vanderbilt on Thursday night but has dropped two of its last three games.
UT stands 3-2 in league play with victories over No. 20 Missouri, Auburn and Vanderbilt, while it has lost to Florida and Arkansas. UK, meanwhile, beat Alabama, Georgia and Auburn (home), while falling to Auburn (road), #2/2 South Carolina and Ole Miss.
Clarksville, TN – The first three trading weeks of the year have been marked by volatility in the domestic and global equity markets, garnering the attention of investors and the financial media.
There’s a lot going on with stocks stumbling, bond yields falling and oil prices declining. So, it may be helpful to separate the noise from the underlying fundamentals.
Despite slowdowns in China and Europe, domestic economic growth has held up fairly well, supported by job growth and stronger consumer spending power.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville has issued a travelers advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County and all of Middle Tennessee through this morning.
Melting of ice and snow has occurred and will continue today on roadways across the mid state.
As a result, hazardous driving conditions are expected this morning and later tonight when freezing temperatures return to the area.
Senators Introduce Bills to Make College More Affordable and Help Americans Struggling With Education Debt
Washington, D.C. – Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, praised a group of Senators today for introducing a package of bills that will help make college more affordable and assist those struggling to pay off their education debt.
The bills aim to ensure Pell grants cover more of the cost of higher education, enable Americans to refinance their loans at lower rates, and create a path for more students to afford community college without going into debt.
Clarksville, 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: Spring Adult Softball Leagues Registration, Queen City Road Race T-shirt contest for kids, Free Silver Social to celebrate Mardi Gras, and 154th Anniversary of the Surrender of Clarksville.
American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report
Dallas, TX – Eating healthier fats could save more than a million people internationally from dying from heart disease, and the types of diet changes needed differ greatly between countries, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association.
“Worldwide, policymakers are focused on reducing saturated fats. Yet, we found there would be a much bigger impact on heart disease deaths if the priority was to increase the consumption of polyunsaturated fats as a replacement for saturated fats and refined carbohydrates, as well as to reduce trans fats,” said Dariush Mozaffarian, M.D., Dr.P.H., senior study author and dean of the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy in Boston.
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