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Tennessee Teens work to Free State from Tobacco and Nicotine Addiction at Fact Summit

 

Mary Beth Edwards and Tyler James Keatts of Stewart County elected Teen Tobacco-Free Ambassadors.

Tennessee Department of HealthSevierville, TN – More than 400 teens from across Tennessee gathered at the Sevierville Convention Center July 17th-19th, 2016 to take part in the Tennessee Department of Health’s first-ever FACT Summit, a statewide tobacco prevention conference for youth. “FACT” stands for “Free and Clear Tennessee,” envisioning a state free of tobacco and nicotine addiction where everyone enjoys clear air.

The FACT Summit provided a forum for participants representing 51 Tennessee counties to create a youth-led movement of peer-to-peer education and advocacy for prevention of tobacco and nicotine addiction across Tennessee.

First Statewide Teen Tobacco Prevention Conference Held in Sevierville

First Statewide Teen Tobacco Prevention Conference Held in Sevierville

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Nashville Sounds have explosive seven run inning to down Albuquerque Isotopes 8-4

 

Nashville SoundsAlbuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds exploded for seven runs in the sixth inning in an 8-4 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes Thursday afternoon at Isotopes Park.

Albuquerque starter Eddie Butler carried a 1-0 lead and no-hitter into the sixth before the Sounds’ explosion at the plate.

Butler faced Tyler Ladendorf to start the inning and retired the left fielder on a groundout. The next four batters reached on three hits and a walk. Nashville (54-45) got on the board when Jaycob Brugman’s single up the middle scored Bryan Anderson who doubled earlier in the inning.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Campbell Crossing hosts National Night Out Event August 2nd

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing, Lendlease’s privatized housing community located on Fort Campbell, will host its annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 2nd from 4:00pm-7:00pm.

This nationwide celebration is geared toward heightening crime prevention awareness and strengthening the neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships while sending a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are fighting back. You don’t want to miss this event!

Campbell Crossing's National Night Out

Campbell Crossing’s National Night Out

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau Announces New Board Leadership for 2016-17

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN  – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau announces that Louisa Cooke has been named chairman of the board of directors for the 2016-17 year beginning July 1st.

Cooke previously served as chairman of the board in 2006-07, 2001-02 and 1997-98, and has served on the board of directors for a total of nine years since 1996.

Louisa Cooke named chairman of the CVB board of directors for the 2016-17

Louisa Cooke named chairman of the CVB board of directors for the 2016-17

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APSU faculty and staff honored at MTSU symposium

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On June 15th, several Austin Peay State University (APSU) faculty and staff members traveled to Middle Tennessee State University for the EXL Symposium on Experiential Learning.

(Left to right) Tracy Nichols, APSU communication department, joins Mani Hull, director of TN Campus Compact, and Willodean Burton, APSU biology department, at EXL Symposium.

(Left to right) Tracy Nichols, APSU communication department, joins Mani Hull, director of TN Campus Compact, and Willodean Burton, APSU biology department, at EXL Symposium.

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Clarksville Police looking to identify Pinnacle Bowling Alley parking lot assault suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Detective Channing Bartel is trying to identify a suspect that assaulted a man in the parking lot of the Pinnacle Bowling Alley at 430 Warfield Boulevard, as he waited for a taxi, and is requesting public assistance.

The assault occurred on July 16th, 2016, around 1:30am. The victim was hospitalized with serious injuries.

Clarksville Police are looking to identify the assault suspect in this photo.

Clarksville Police are looking to identify the assault suspect in this photo.

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Disabled American Veterans (DAV) announces new Chapter Services Officer for Public Relations

 

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)Clarksville, TN – The Hardy Shelby Chapter 45 of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has named Leo Clay as new Chapter Service Officer in charge of public relations for the region.

In his new role, Clay, a Vietnam Veteran and Clarksville resident, enrolls veterans into the VA for help with claims against military incidents such as PTSD, Agent Orange, and other disabilities.

DAV's new Chapter Service Officer for Public Relations Leo Clay.

DAV’s new Chapter Service Officer for Public Relations Leo Clay.

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Nashville Sounds return home Friday for Eight-Game Homestand

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The first-place Nashville Sounds begin an eight-game homestand on Friday, July 22nd when they welcome the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals – the Omaha Storm Chasers – to First Tennessee Park.

Following the set against the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Nashville Sounds host the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers – the Colorado Springs Sky Sox – for four games from July 26th-29th.

Two Fireworks Shows, Jimmy Buffett Night & Noon Bash in Nashville Sounds Highlight Schedule at First Tennessee Park.

Two Fireworks Shows, Jimmy Buffett Night & Noon Bash in Nashville Sounds Highlight Schedule at First Tennessee Park.

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Montgomery County Health Department along with Local Public Health Officials to Conduct CASPER Survey

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health, in conjunction with officials from the Montgomery County Health Department, will conduct a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response, also called a CASPER, in our area July 26th and 27th.

This CASPER is done by going door-to-door and speaking directly with community members about information on the Zika virus and ways to eliminate mosquito breeding grounds.

Montgomery County Public Health Officials to conduct a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response July 26th and 27th.

Montgomery County Public Health Officials to conduct a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response July 26th and 27th.

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101st Airborne Division Lifeliners stay resilient at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Regardless of military occupational specialty or rank, resiliency plays a huge role in the daily performance of Soldiers. Soldiers from 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), took part on in the first brigade-wide “Lifeliner Resilience Days” at the Passenger Processing Center on Fort Campbell, KY, June 28th-30th.

The three-day event involved Lifeliner brigade’s two organic battalions in order to assess the effectiveness of the materiel being taught to the Soldiers.

Staff Sgt. Amber D. Jesse, a motor transport operator noncommissioned officer with 541st Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducts an exercise with her partner during the communication class during Lifeliner Resilience Days on June 29, 2016. (Photo By Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

Staff Sgt. Amber D. Jesse, a motor transport operator noncommissioned officer with 541st Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducts an exercise with her partner during the communication class during Lifeliner Resilience Days on June 29, 2016. (Photo By Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

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