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Tennessee Department of Health says Take Action to Save Lives: Get a Flu Vaccine

 

Tennessee Department of Health

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health reminds everyone that flu kills. Seasonal influenza is responsible for thousands of premature deaths in Tennessee and across the U.S. every year.

“The numbers are sobering. Every death, especially children, we see each flu season makes me very sad, and our hearts go out to all the families who have lost loved ones due to influenza,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.

A flu vaccination (CDC)

A flu vaccination (CDC)

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APSU Women’s Basketball hosts Trevecca, Wednesday

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball team hosts Trevecca after a quick turnaround, 7″00pm, Wednesday, November 14th at the Dunn Center.

The game was originally scheduled for Thursday, but Austin Peay volleyball is hosting the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament that starts Thursday. All tickets will be honored on the rescheduled date. 

Austin Peay Women's Basketball plays Trevecca Wednesday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball plays Trevecca Wednesday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Large Turnout for Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County’s annual Veterans Day Parade began with an opening ceremony on the steps of the court house featuring special guest speaker Dr. David A. Wesner, followed by dozens of entries performing for thousands of spectators on Clarksville’s downtown streets.

Patriotism was on full display at this year' Veterans Day Parade, which winded its way through the streets of Downtown Clarksville on Saturday, November 10th, 2018.

Patriotism was on full display at this year’ Veterans Day Parade, which winded its way through the streets of Downtown Clarksville on Saturday, November 10th, 2018.

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APSU Football hosts Murray State, holds Military Appreciation Day

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s final home football contest against Murray State in the Heritage Bank Battle of the Border will also serve as Military Appreciation Day and Senior Day. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:00pm, Saturday, at Fortera Stadium.

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Austin Peay State University to receive visit from Chautauqua Institution artist, author Sharon Louden

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome artist, author and new director of the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution Sharon Louden to Austin Peay State University.

“Sharon Louden’s visit to Austin Peay will be a special one,” Michael Dickins, gallery director for The New Gallery, said.

Sharon Louden’s “Windows.” Louden will give a public lecture about her work 6:00pm Wednesday, November 14th, at Room 120 of the Art + Design building at Austin Peay State University (APSU).

Sharon Louden’s “Windows.” Louden will give a public lecture about her work 6:00pm Wednesday, November 14th, at Room 120 of the Art + Design building at Austin Peay State University (APSU).

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American Red Cross faces Severe Blood Shortage, issues immediate call for Blood, Platelet Donations

 

American Red Cross

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients. Volunteer blood drive hosts are also critically needed to prevent the shortage from worsening this winter. 

During September and October, the Red Cross collected over 21,000 fewer blood and platelet donations than what hospitals needed.

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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Austin Peay State University to host ‘December Eve’: Christmas with David Steinquest and Friends, November 30th

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The 2018 edition of this Christmas concert put together by Austin Peay State University (APSU) music professor David Steinquest creates a brand-new holiday! December Eve!

The David Steinquest and Friends Christmas concert at Austin Peay State University.

The David Steinquest and Friends Christmas concert at Austin Peay State University.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council to honor three Clarksvillians November 13th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Three Clarksvillians will be honored this Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council for their achievements in art and in preserving our heritage.

Ceramicists Ken and Melody Shipley will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Art award, and Dr. Minoa Uffelman, Austin Peay State University (APSU) history professor, will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Heritage award.

The awards ceremony will begin at 5:00pm at Emerald Hill on the Austin Peay campus.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

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Instant Peay Play: Showdown looms for APSU Govs, Murray State Racers for OVC Volleyball Tournament Title

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – For the second time in as many seasons, Austin Peay State University (APSU) will play host to the Ohio Valley Conference volleyball championship tournament, running November 15th through 17th at the Dunn Center, with a probable finals showdown versus the Murray State Racers for the tournament title and the automatic NCAA Tournament berth looming.

The Governors earned the host position and the tournament’s number-one seed after winning the conference’s regular-season title for the second straight year – the first time the program has won back-to-back regular-season titles – and finishing with a 25-4 overall record, including a 14-2 mark in OVC play.

The OVC Regular Season Champion Austin Peay Women's Volleyball team begins quest for the OVC Volleyball Tournament Title starting Thursday at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

The OVC Regular Season Champion Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball team begins quest for the OVC Volleyball Tournament Title starting Thursday at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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NASA Satellites observe Wildfires in California

 

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – California continues to be plagued by wildfires – including the Woolsey Fire near Los Angeles and the Camp Fire in Northern California, now one of the deadliest in the state’s history. NASA satellites are observing these fires – and the damage they’re leaving behind – from space.

The Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, produced new damage maps using synthetic aperture radar images from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellites.

The Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, created these Damage Proxy Maps (DPMs) depicting areas in California likely damaged by the Woolsey and Camp Fires. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

The Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, created these Damage Proxy Maps (DPMs) depicting areas in California likely damaged by the Woolsey and Camp Fires. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

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