Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were held to five hits in a 1-0 loss to the New Orleans Zephyrs in front of 7,487 fans Thursday night at First Tennessee Park.
It’s the fourth time in the last six games the Sounds have been held to one run or less. Overall, Nashville has lost seven of their last eight games and is hitting just .207 as a team in the month of July.
Starter Jesse Hahn was dialed in from the beginning and turned in his first quality start since May 28 when he was with the Athletics.
The right-hander allowed one run on just three hits in six innings. Hahn walked one and struck out five in the tough-luck loss. The lone run he allowed was on Peter Mooney’s RBI single in the third inning.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reported there were two-boating related fatalities over the July 4th holiday weekend. The separate incidents involved victims following off a boat.
The first fatal incident occurred on the Cumberland River in Clarksville when a 59-year old Goodlettsville resident fell overboard Sunday night when he was apparently trying to pull up his anchor on a pontoon boat.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Power is out across Land Between the Lakes due to strong storms that moved through the area last night. Additional storms are predicted to take nearly the same path again today.
Those camping in Backcountry Areas are encouraged to leave before this next round of storms occur. Additional roads could become blocked or damaged causing emergency response time to be increased.
Clarksville, TN – A group of Austin Peay State University (APSU) students recently returned from Quito, Ecuador, where they spent a week volunteering with the University’s Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement on its second international alternative break trip.
Collectively, these students completed over 200 hours of community service.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Emergency Management has received many calls from concerned citizens about the rising West Fork Creek.
For those with homes located near and along West Fork Creek that are concerned about rising water levels, there is no current method to predict any forthcoming water level increases or when it will begin receding.
Thursday, July 7th, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed Warfield Boulevard to one lane of traffic today from Shady Bluff Trail to Village Drive for water main repair.
The repair was anticipated to be finished and the lane reopened by approximately 4:00pm.
However, it is now anticipated that the water main work will not be completed and the lane closure reopened until around 12:00pm on Friday, July 8th, 2016.
Clarksville, TN – According to the Clarksville Police Department, currently, only one lane of traffic is open eastbound near the 8.6 mile marker on I-24, due to a two – vehicle crash. There were no reported injuries.
CPD will provide updates as they become available.
Travelers are advised to avoid this area if at all possible.
Murfreesboro, TN – Lightning Safety Awareness Week is June 19-25, which is primetime for electricity in the atmosphere. According to State Farm® Insurance, Tennessee ranked sixth nationwide in lightning claims in 2015.
Policyholders filed 791 claims statewide at a cost of $5.7 million. The good news is that there are some simple things you can do to protect yourself and your property.
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville held the ninth annual Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 3rd, 2016 at Liberty Park and what a celebration it was. Featured were great music, good food, games. Just about something for everyone.
The “Ten Strings and Tom” trio kicked things off around 6:00pm. This band is named for the instruments in their band–six string guitar, four string bass, and a tom or one drum of a drum set. They performed songs by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix and others.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reports that a road is closed on Mossrose Road between West Happy Hollow Drive and Woody Hills Drive, due to a sinkhole. No time frame can be given as to when the roadway will open until those working on the road will be able to assess the situation.
CPD will try to provide updates when additional information becomes available.
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