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Nashville Sounds unveil Exhibition Game Ticket Options

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds has announced the on-sale date and ticket options for the Major League Baseball exhibition game between the Sounds and Texas Rangers at First Tennessee Park on Sunday, March 24th at 1:05pm.

A Major League Baseball exhibition game has not been played in Nashville since June 3rd, 1999 when the Sounds hosted the Pittsburgh Pirates at Greer Stadium.

The first opportunity for fans to secure a ticket to the exhibition game is by purchasing the “Big League Bundle”.

Nashville Sounds to play exhibition game against the Texas Rangers at First Tennessee Park on Sunday, March 24th.

Nashville Sounds to play exhibition game against the Texas Rangers at First Tennessee Park on Sunday, March 24th.

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APSU Chamber Singers and orchestra to present Mozart’s “Missa Solemnis”

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – At 7:30pm on Thursday, February 28th, 2019 the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Symphony Orchestra and the University’s Chamber Singers will present Mozart’s “Missa Solemnis in C” in the Mabry Concert Hall.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will also feature the winners – Hayden Giesseman and Berta Teodora – of the APSU Department of Music’s 2018-19 Concerto Competition.

Austin Peay State University Symphony Orchestra and the University’s Chamber Singers will present Mozart’s “Missa Solemnis in C” on Thursday, February 28th. «Read the rest of this article»

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American Red Cross reports Severe Shortage of Type O Blood

 

American Red Cross

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross has a severe shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors – as well as eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types – to give now to ensure lifesaving patient care isn’t impacted this winter.

Type O blood is the most in-demand blood type, helping patients facing life-threatening conditions and emergencies every day.

HBO, Red Cross partner to offer sweepstakes, T-shirts to donors and Game of Thrones fans. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

HBO, Red Cross partner to offer sweepstakes, T-shirts to donors and Game of Thrones fans. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Roxy Regional Theatre presents “To Kill A Mockingbird”, March 8th-23rd

 

Roxy Regional Theatre

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – One of the most enduring pieces of American literature takes to the stage of Clarksville’s oldest professional theatre, the Roxy Regional Theatre, this spring.

Based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coming-of-age novel about a man wrongly convicted and persecuted for a crime on the basis of his skin color, “To Kill A Mockingbird” opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Friday, March 8th, at 8:00pm.

In keeping with the theatre’s traditional pay-what-you-can opening night, all tickets not pre-sold at the full price will go on sale at 7:30pm that evening for a $5.00 minimum donation.

John Adkison stars as Atticus Finch alongside Katie Stafford and Georgia Litaker, sharing the role of Scout, in Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird" at the Roxy Regional Theatre, March 8th - March 23rd.

John Adkison stars as Atticus Finch alongside Katie Stafford and Georgia Litaker, sharing the role of Scout, in Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, March 8th – March 23rd.

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Austin Peay State University hosts partnership meeting with City of Clarksville, Montgomery County Leaders

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last Friday morning, Dr. Alisa White, Austin Peay State University president, told several community leaders that she is proud of the University’s record enrollment of 10,954 students and Austin Peay’s position as the fastest-growing university in Tennessee.

The mid-term goal is to reach 13,000 students with an eventual steady enrollment state of 15,000 students.

Montgomery Mayor Jim Durrett, APSU President Alisa White and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts meet at the inaugural APSU, Clarksville, Montgomery County Partnership Meeting.

Montgomery Mayor Jim Durrett, APSU President Alisa White and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts meet at the inaugural APSU, Clarksville, Montgomery County Partnership Meeting.

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NASA Scientists reproduce how life could have formed in Earth’s Oceans

 

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – Scientists have reproduced in the lab how the ingredients for life could have formed deep in the ocean 4 billion years ago. The results of the new study offer clues to how life started on Earth and where else in the cosmos we might find it.

Astrobiologist Laurie Barge and her team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are working to recognize life on other planets by studying the origins of life here on Earth. Their research focuses on how the building blocks of life form in hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor.

An image of Saturn's moon Enceladus backlit by the Sun, taken by the Cassini mission. The false color tail shows jets of icy particles and water that spray into space from an ocean that lies deep below the moon's icy surface. Future missions could search for the ingredients for life in an ocean on an icy moon like Enceladus. (NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute)

An image of Saturn’s moon Enceladus backlit by the Sun, taken by the Cassini mission. The false color tail shows jets of icy particles and water that spray into space from an ocean that lies deep below the moon’s icy surface. Future missions could search for the ingredients for life in an ocean on an icy moon like Enceladus. (NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute)

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Nashville Predators win shoot-out thriller against the Edmonton Oilers 3-2

 

Nashville PredatorsNashville, TN – The Nashville Predators pulled out the win in overtime tonight against the visiting Edmonton Oilers, 3-2.  The game went to a shoot-out where new acquired Brian Boyle scored the game winner to earn the Predators the valuable extra point.

In front of country superstar Garth Brooks and hockey legend Wayne Gretzky and a fired up Smashville crowd, the Predators did what they had to do and that was fight to the end.  

On a day that saw Nashville trade away Kevin Fiala and Ryan Hartman, for the services of Wayne Simmons and Mikael Granlund, the Predators are now set for a Stanley Cup playoff run.

Nashville Predators center Nick Bonino (13) loses control of the puck after being checked by Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Benning (83) during the first period at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators center Nick Bonino (13) loses control of the puck after being checked by Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Benning (83) during the first period at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Marsha Blackburn Report: This Week From Washington – February 25th, 2019

 

Senator Marsha Blackburn

Tennessee

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Our new Nashville Office will open on March 1st.

I am thrilled to announce we will open our new Nashville office on March 1st.  The address will be 3322 West End Avenue, Suite 610, Nashville TN 37203.  It will be the sixth and final office we open in Tennessee. 

The opening of the Nashville office will complete our in-state set-up. We are the first of the freshmen U.S. Senate offices to have all of our state offices up and running.  Since being sworn in on January 3rd, we have been working each and every day to serve Tennesseans across the state. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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APSU Softball’s Morgan Rackel named OVC Pitcher of the Week

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU SoftballBrentwood, TN – Coming off a 2-0 weekend that included a shutout and a 16-inning, complete-game performance, Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball senior left-hander Morgan Rackel was selected as the Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week, announced by the conference office, Monday afternoon.

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APSU Men’s Golf moves up at Tiger Invitational

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's GolfOpelika, AL – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s golf played solidly on the second day of competition at the Grand National Lake Course, site of the 2019 Tiger Invitational presented by Jason Dufner, gaining ground in a much more forgiving climate on the second day of play.

Austin Peay Men's Golf has big second day at 2019 Tiger Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf has big second day at 2019 Tiger Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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