Clarksville, TN – In the late 1930s, the American composer Samuel Barber created a work for string quartet with a slow, hauntingly beautiful second movement.
That section of the composition proved to be so powerful that Barber soon arranged that movement as a complete work for an expanded string orchestra.
Last Updated: Friday, January 25th at 2:00pm
Montgomery County, TN – A light drizzling rain is currently falling over the Clarksville Montgomery County area, with freezing rain expected until 10:00am and could linger into the afternoon. Vehicles this morning are coated in ice. Steps and sidewalks are also being covered in ice.
Because of the icy weather condition, area Schools and Government offices are closing early today or opening late. Clarksville Montgomery County Schools are closed today.
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be out in force on local roadways from January 25th through February 3rdcracking down on unsafe drivers on Montgomery County roads during the winter season. They will be looking primarily for seat belt violators, drunk drivers, those who speed, and distracted drivers.
Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson was quick to point out that enforcement saves lives, “We’re going to be out in force cracking down on those who break our laws with a special More Cops, More Stops Enforcement Blitz.” He continued, “While you may think that this nightmare could never happen to you, or your family; the fact remains that the failure to wear a seat belt, driving while intoxicated, speeding, and distracted driving is killing Tennesseans every single day.” «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – Based on degrading weather conditions that will occur overnight, Fort Campbell will operate on a 2 hour delay for Friday morning, January 25th. Soldiers report for duty at 9:00am or at Commander discretion. Fort Campbell Schools will operate on a 2 hour delay. Key and essential personnel report as required. Please use caution and give yourself extra time to arrive safely if you have to be out on the roads tomorrow.
Included in this post is information on the weather we are expecting, when the PX and Commissary will open, how to find out information from other offices on post and more. (NT) 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville Montgomery County Schools are closed today, Friday, January 25th, due to the potential for freezing rain and hazardous conditions on the roads and the campuses.
Senator Mark Green co-sponsors bill to end reimbursement of expenses for legislators who live within 50 miles of State Capital
Clarksville TN – Tennessee State Senator Mark Green (R) is a co-sponsor of a senate bill that would end payment for hotel stays for legislators who live within a fifty mile radius of the State Capital Building in Nashville.
The bill was filed by State Senator Ferrell Haile (R) of Gallatin. The legislation, if passed, would end expense account payments for lodging for state legislators who live closer to Nashville. Haile said his bill, Senate Bill 107, is “a big step forward in reforming the per diem system through which members receive reimbursement for expenses. «Read the rest of this article»
American Stroke Association and Ad Council launch new national PSA campaign to help bystanders recognize and respond to warning signs of stroke F.A.S.T.
Nashville, TN – The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and Ad Council have unveiled a new, national multimedia public service advertisement (PSA) campaign to help people recognize and respond to stroke F.A.S.T.
Every 40 seconds a stroke occurs in the United States, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke is the No. 4 killer of all Americans and the No. 1 preventable cause of disability.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field
Clarksville, TN –women’s track and field team reaches the halfway point of the indoor season this weekend at the Indiana Relays.
The two-day event begins 3:00pm, Friday, at the Gladstein Fieldhouse.
Written by Guy Webster
Pasadena, CA – NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has for the first time used the camera on its arm to take photos at night, illuminated by white lights and ultraviolet lights on the instrument.
Scientists used the rover’s Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) instrument for a close-up nighttime look at a rock target called “Sayunei,” in an area where Curiosity’s front-left wheel had scuffed the rock to provide fresh, dust-free materials to examine.
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