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Nashville Sounds blank Oklahoma City Dodgers 10-0

 

Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds clubbed three home runs and had four RBI doubles in a 10-0 rout of the Oklahoma City Dodgers Friday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Nashville scored at least one run from the fourth inning through the sixth to earn the Sounds second shutout victory of the year.

The Sounds broke through first with a two-out RBI double to left by Jaycob Brugman scoring Joey Wendle from first to give the Sounds the early 1-0 lead.

Nashville Sounds Jacob Brugman, Chad Pinder and Bruce Maxwell each Club Homers

Nashville Sounds Jacob Brugman, Chad Pinder and Bruce Maxwell each Club Homers

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Signs “FOCUS Act” Centered on Student and College Success

 

FOCUS Act Aligns Structure of Tennessee Higher Education to Meet Drive to 55 Goal

Tennessee State GovernmentCookeville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today signed the Focus On College and University Success (FOCUS) Act at a ceremony on the campus of Tennessee Technological University.

The legislation organizes and empowers Tennessee’s public colleges and universities to increase student success and the number of Tennesseans with a postsecondary credential.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Clarksville Police Department warns Clarksvillians of the Dangers of Leaving Children and Pets in Unattended Vehicles

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – With the summer heat in full gear, it is necessary to address leaving children and pets in unattended vehicles that are not running. It takes a matter of minutes for the inside of a car to heat up and become deadly for a child or animal.

According to a 2012 article by Melissa Crumish, from the DMV, “since 1998, 529 children have died in the United States from hyperthermia (heat stroke) after being left inside unattended vehicles. (http://www.dmv.org/articles/safety-laws-on-children-pets-and-vehicles/#sthash.JajE2qnX.dpuf).”

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Frazier Allen: 10 Symptoms of Caregiver Stress

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – It’s important to be aware of caregiver burnout. You cannot provide effective care if you neglect your own physical and mental well-being.

Caring for a loved one with dementia can take a physical and emotional toll. As demands grow, caregivers often report feelings of sadness, stress, guilt, anger, isolation, and depression. The Alzheimer’s Association® has prepared a list of ten signs of caregiver stress. A strained caregiver is unlikely to provide quality care to a friend or loved one with dementia.

Caring for a loved one can take it's toll on the Caregiver.

Caring for a loved one can take it’s toll on the Caregiver.

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Clarksville Police release update on Vehicle Accident near the Intersection of Peachers Mill Road and Taft Drive

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 9th, 2016 at 6:07pm, Clarksville Police Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash at Peachers Mill Road and Taft Drive.

A 2004 Harley-Davidson motorcycle operated by 28-year-old Aelix Santiago from Antioch, Tennessee struck a 2005 Kia Optima operated by 21-year-old Alicia Bamman from Clarksville, Tennessee. According to witnesses the motorcycle was traveling in the continuous left turn lane while passing other vehicles.

Clarksville Police responded to a vehicle accident on Peachers Mill Road Thursday.

Clarksville Police responded to a vehicle accident on Peachers Mill Road Thursday.

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Clarksville Police Department says Vehicle Burglars are Targeting the Lawn Care Industry

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – According to the Clarksville Police Department, in the past week, there have been three reported incidents of vehicle burglaries with lawn care businesses as the victims.

The thieves wait until the lawn care vehicles are left unattended and grab various lawn care equipment, knowing that the equipment is not secure.

Clarksville Police warns lawn care businesses that they are being targeted by Vehicle Burglars.

Clarksville Police warns lawn care businesses that they are being targeted by Vehicle Burglars.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum and Cultural Center to display works by William Shackelford

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Through July 31st, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is showcasing a rare exhibition of portraits by William Stamms Shackelford.

Brought together from various institutes and private collectors, the assortment of children, dogs, and patriarchs come to life against the dark hue of the Orgain Gallery. The portraits, some of which were done post-mortem, showcase the talent Shackelford had in bringing out the personality of the subject.

Portrait of Two Children with Dog and Rabbit by William Stamms Shackelford

Portrait of Two Children with Dog and Rabbit by William Stamms Shackelford

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Montgomery County 911 Center offers Information Sessions

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – In a time of emergency everything seems like it is out of control and help can’t get there fast enough. That voice on the other end of the phone is your life line and calmness in the storm.

Montgomery County 911 Center has created several different age appropriate information sessions to help you, help us.

Montgomery County 911 Center mascot Cell Phone Sally.

Montgomery County 911 Center mascot Cell Phone Sally.

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APSU awarded over $140,000 from THEC to Improve Campus Climate for Increased Degree Attainment

 

APSU - Tennessee Higher Education CommissionNashville, TN – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) has awarded $800,000 to six colleges and universities (APSU receives $144,407.50) to increase student outcomes at the institutions.

The $800,000 in funding through the Institutional Outcome Improvement Fund Grant will assist institutions in growing student outcomes in areas such as credit hour progression and degree completion.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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101st Airborne Division Chaplain transfers duties in Change of Stole Ceremony

 

Written by Sgt. Katie Eggers
Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionBaghdad, Iraq – Lt. Col. David Bowlus became the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) chaplain. Bowlus said that the very next day he had the privilege of providing the prayer at Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky’s change of command ceremony, welcoming him as division commander. From that point on, Bowlus worked closely with Volesky and Division Unit Ministry Teams to maintain the spiritual fitness of the Division’s Soldiers.

“It’s part of readiness, and I can’t think of a better coach, mentor and friend that I’ve had that’s been able to help me see what we need to do at our level to help that mission,” said Volesky, commander, 101st and the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve.

Master Sgt. Fredrick Murphy, right, master chaplain assistant, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve, adjusts the stole on Lt. Col. David Bowlus, outgoing 101st and CJFLCC-OIR chaplain, before a change of stole ceremony in Baghdad on May 30, 2016. (Sgt. Katie Eggers)

Master Sgt. Fredrick Murphy, right, master chaplain assistant, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve, adjusts the stole on Lt. Col. David Bowlus, outgoing 101st and CJFLCC-OIR chaplain, before a change of stole ceremony in Baghdad on May 30, 2016. (Sgt. Katie Eggers)

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