Mary Beth Edwards and Tyler James Keatts of Stewart County elected Teen Tobacco-Free Ambassadors.
Sevierville, 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.
Albuquerque, 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.
Fort 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!
Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau Announces New Board Leadership for 2016-17
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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, 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.
Nashville, 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.
Montgomery County Health Department along with Local Public Health Officials to Conduct CASPER Survey
Montgomery 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.
Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
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.
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