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Nashville Sounds blowout Memphis Redbirds at First Tennessee Park, 16-3

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds scored eight runs in the third inning on their way to a 16-3 blowout win over the Memphis Redbirds in front of 5,016 fans Wednesday afternoon at First Tennessee Park.

13 batters went to the plate in the huge inning. The eight runs scored in the frame are the most since the Sounds scored nine runs in the sixth inning back on April 12th, 2015 at Colorado Springs.

Andrew Lambo and Ryon Healy both had a pair of hits in the inning. Their four hits combined to drive in five of the eight runs.

Nashville Sounds are the First Triple-A Team to 40 Wins

Nashville Sounds are the First Triple-A Team to 40 Wins

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Montgomery County’s Keith Lampkin, Jeff Truitt and Joel Wallace Graduate From Leadership Middle Tennessee Program

 

Thirty Five Graduate From Regional Leadership Program

Leadership Middle TennesseeNashville, TN – Thirty five community and business leaders from Middle Tennessee have graduated from Leadership Middle Tennessee, Inc., a regional leadership institute.

The 2016 class is from the 10-county area which includes Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson.

2016 Leadership Middle Tennessee graduate Keith Lampkin

2016 Leadership Middle Tennessee graduate Keith Lampkin

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Frazier Allen: The Sharing Economy Matures

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The sharing economy – made up of peer-to-peer, access-driven businesses – is growing up quickly.

Just seven years ago, Airbnb began an online platform connecting people with extra space with travelers looking for a room; now it’s a juggernaut recently valued at $25 billion with an average of 425,000 guests per night, 22% more than Hilton Worldwide.

Frazier Allen

Frazier Allen

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Roxy Regional Theatre presents “The Awesome ’80s Prom” starting this Friday, June 17th

 

Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of the hit interactive musical experience “The Awesome ’80s Prom”, hits the stage this Friday. The Production runs June 17th through July 9th. Get ready to party like it’s 1989! Step back in time, join the breakdance circle, and participate in all the high school drama.

Ken Davenport’s blast-from-the-past crowd favorite immerses the audience in the lives of characters competing for Prom King and Queen at the not-so-subtly-named Wanaget High. And, just like on “American Idol,” the audience decides who wins each night!

"The Awesome '80s Prom" stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

“The Awesome ’80s Prom” stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

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Academy Graduates join Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputies on Patrol

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson would like to congratulate Tecoah McDowell, John Fleming , and Tommy Vallejos Jr. on their graduation from Walters State Regional Law Enforcement Academy.

The three graduates will join 42 other deputies currently working in the patrol division at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office under Lieutenant Jessie Nugent.

(L to R) Chief Deputy John Smith, John Fleming, Tecoah McDowell, Tommy Vallejos Jr, Sheriff John Fuson.

(L to R) Chief Deputy John Smith, John Fleming, Tecoah McDowell, Tommy Vallejos Jr, Sheriff John Fuson.

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APSU Department of Communication wins OVC Digital Network Program of Excellence

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Barry Gresham, Austin Peay State University (APSU) communication instructor, knew his department’s sports broadcasting program was becoming one of the best in the region, and earlier this month, officials with the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) agreed with him.

On June 2nd, the OVC’s Digital Network announced its Program of Excellence awards, with APSU earning four of the program’s seven awards, including Overall Award of Excellence in campus production.

David Ellison, APSU video production coordinator, and Barry Gresham, APSU communication instructor, display the OVC awards the APSU Department of Communication’s Sports Broadcasting Program received earlier this month. (Photo by Lakyn Jarman/APSU)

David Ellison, APSU video production coordinator, and Barry Gresham, APSU communication instructor, display the OVC awards the APSU Department of Communication’s Sports Broadcasting Program received earlier this month. (Photo by Lakyn Jarman/APSU)

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District focuses on preparedness for ‘America’s PrepareAthon’

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – To participate in “America’s PrepareAthon” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District spent the first five months of 2016 preparing personnel, projects and facilities for possible future disasters, hazards and threats, and planning ahead for emergencies.

America’s PrepareAthon is a national campaign led by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency with Department of Defense participation and planning efforts.

Ashland City fire rescue personnel get their gear on and prepare to participate in a confined space rescue training exercise at the Cheatham Dam Powerhouse in Charlotte, Tennessee, May 24, 2016. (USACE photo by Josh Lowery)

Ashland City fire rescue personnel get their gear on and prepare to participate in a confined space rescue training exercise at the Cheatham Dam Powerhouse in Charlotte, Tennessee, May 24, 2016. (USACE photo by Josh Lowery)

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Clarksville Queen City Lions Club holds annual Sheriff’s Office Appreciation Breakfast

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Queen City Lions Club held their annual Sheriff’s Office Appreciation Breakfast over the weekend.

After a breakfast of sausage and pancakes, local Lions Club President Ed Lantz presented awards to three deputies in recognition of their service to Montgomery County.

Deputy Adam Liberatore received The Lions Cub Award. The award is presented to a deputy with less than one year of service.

Adam Liberatore and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lantz

Adam Liberatore and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lantz

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2016 Clarksville Edelweiss Club Scholarship awarded to APSU student Jillian Vogel

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student Jillian Vogel, a music major and German minor, was selected to receive the Clarksville Edelweiss Club Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year.

Vogel was honored during an awards ceremony at the Edelweiss Clubhouse on June 8th, and received a certificate from Bob Perkins, president of the Clarksville Edelweiss Club.

Jillian Vogel, a German minor at Austin Peay State University, receives a scholarship from Bob Perkins, president of the Clarksville Edelweiss Club.

Jillian Vogel, a German minor at Austin Peay State University, receives a scholarship from Bob Perkins, president of the Clarksville Edelweiss Club.

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American Heart Association says Household Air Pollution linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attacks, Death

 

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Long-term exposure to household air pollution from lighting, cooking or heating with fuels, such as kerosene or diesel, may increase the risk of heart attacks and death, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

Burning cleaner fuels, such as natural gas, was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular deaths.

According to the World Health Organization, one-half of the world’s population lives in poverty and burns fuels for lighting, cooking and heating purposes.

Heart illustration with artery close up. (American Heart Association)

Heart illustration with artery close up. (American Heart Association)

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