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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft takes photo of sunlight reflecting off the seas on Saturn’s moon Titan

 

Written by Preston Dyches
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – As it soared past Saturn’s large moon Titan recently, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft caught a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting off hydrocarbon seas.

In the past, Cassini had captured, separately, views of the polar seas and the sun glinting off them, but this is the first time both have been seen together in the same view.

This near-infrared, color view from Cassini shows the sun glinting off of Titan's north polar seas. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. Arizona/Univ. Idaho)

This near-infrared, color view from Cassini shows the sun glinting off of Titan’s north polar seas. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. Arizona/Univ. Idaho)

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Clarksville High Wildcats Football secures Playoff Spot with 23-7 Win over Springfield Yellow Jackets

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – Win and they ‘re in.

The formula was simple for the Clarksville High Wildcats football team to earn a spot in the playoffs Thursday night. With their postseason fate in their own hands, the Wildcats capitalized on turnovers to defeat the Springfield Yellow Jackets, 23-7, and advance to the playoffs.

A solid performance by the Wildcats on both sides of the ball was helped out by three Yellow Jacket fumbles. After a strong start which put them ahead 7-0 early in the game, the Yellow Jackets offense got sloppy and eventually stalled.

Clarksville High Wildcats beat Springfield Yellow Jackets 23-7.

Clarksville High Wildcats beat Springfield Yellow Jackets 23-7.

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American Queen to dock again at Clarksville’s McGregor Park, Friday

 

Clarksville Montgomery County Convention and Visitors BureauClarksville, TN – The American Queen of the American Queen Steamboat Company will be making another stop at McGregor Park on October 31st.

Make your way down to the Cumberland River on Friday, and you can see the largest steamboat in the world dock. There you can take look at the massive American Queen, a “genteel, floating antebellum mansion”, as their website describes it.

American Queen back in Clarksville, Friday

American Queen back in Clarksville, Friday

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer closes out 2014 Season against Belmont

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team closes out the 2014 campaign with a 7:00pm, Friday matchup against Belmont at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

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National Weather Service issues Freeze Watch for Clarksville Montgomery County this Weekend

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a freeze watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as parts of Middle Tennessee.

The watch is in effect from late Friday night through Saturday morning. A freeze watch has also been issued from late Saturday night through Sunday morning.

Overnight lows Friday night will get down to the upper 20s to around 32 for most of the area. Saturday night lows will be a bit colder from the mid 20s to around 30.

Freezing temperatures expected across Clarksville-Montgomery this weekend.

Freezing temperatures expected across Clarksville-Montgomery this weekend.

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Volleyball finishes home slate this weekend

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team will take its final home bow of the 2014 campaign with a pair of Ohio Valley Conference contests. The Lady Govs first host Tennessee Tech in a 6:00pm, Friday contest before Jacksonville State visits the Dunn Center for a 1:00pm, Saturday matchup.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball plays Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State to wrap up wraps home slate Friday-Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball plays Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State to wrap up wraps home slate Friday-Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA says take the Fright out of Halloween Night by choosing a Designated Driver

 

AAATampa, FL – According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on Halloween night in 2012, almost half (48%) of all crash fatalities involved an impaired driver.

AAA and Bud Light want motorists to plan ahead this year if they will be out drinking. This means choosing a designated driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum November 2014 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in November at the Museum are: 4th Annual Laying Low, Family Fun Day: A Big Thank You to the Train Crew, Art & Lunch: Gallery Talk with Eric Hansen, November in the Children’s Room: Horses, and Equine themed exhibits.

Blood Rescue - Eric Hansen

Blood Rescue – Eric Hansen

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Health commissioner reaffirms synced efforts at Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital roundtable

 

Written by David E. Gillespie
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Tennessee’s top health department official joined military and civilian health administrators at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Tuesday for a roundtable discussion on how healthcare efforts are synchronized across multiple agencies from local to county, regional and state levels.

The working lunch meeting was an opportunity to bolster longstanding relationships and communicate directly with Dr. John Dreyzehner, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health, which is tasked to protect, promote and improve the health of people in Tennessee.

Dr. (Col.) Michael Helwig, Deputy Commander for Clinical Services, discusses training and resources with Dr. (Col.) George Appenzeller, Hospital Commander, and Dr. John Dreyzehner, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health, at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Tuesday.

Dr. (Col.) Michael Helwig, Deputy Commander for Clinical Services, discusses training and resources with Dr. (Col.) George Appenzeller, Hospital Commander, and Dr. John Dreyzehner, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health, at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Tuesday.

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Clarksville Transit System to offer Free Rides Thursday and Friday, November Saturdays

 

Clarksville Transit System - CTSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Transit System’s “Spooky Special” is back. All CTS rides are free on the specially painted bus on Thursday and Friday, October 30th and 31st, 2014.

“We have so many loyal customers and we want to show them our appreciation,” said Arthur Bing of the Clarksville Transit System. “The ‘Spooky Tour’ has been very popular in the past and we are glad to bring it back this year. We also appreciate the students at Clarksville Academy who provided the design work.” «Read the rest of this article»

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