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City of Clarksville Offices closed Friday, July 3rd, 2015

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is reminding everyone that the City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, 2015 in observance of Independence Day.

City offices will re-open on Monday, July 6th, 2015 for regularly scheduled hours.

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APSU Men’s Basketball announces Jason Bowen returns as assistant coach

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s newest assistant basketball coach isn’t new to the Governors at all, and certainly not to head Coach Dave Loos.

Jay Bowen, who served as the Governors basketball assistant in 2001-02, is back at APSU for a second time and a third with APSU’s head coach. He replaces Bubba Wells, who resigned in early May.

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AAA and Bud Light ask Motorists to Celebrate Independence Day Safely by selecting a Designated Driver

 

Tow to Go service available July 3rd – 5th

AAA - Traffic Safety FoundationTampa, FL – Impaired drivers traditionally make Independence Day weekend one of the most dangerous times to be on the road.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 512 people were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes over the 2013 holiday weekend. 39 percent of those fatalities involved at least one impaired driver.

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Nashville Sounds outfielder Jason Pridie Named to PCL All-Star Team

 

Outfielder To Represent Sounds, Pacific Coast League At Triple-A All-Star Game On July 15th In Nebraska

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Outfielder Jason Pridie has been selected to represent the Nashville Sounds on the Pacific Coast League All-Star team that faces the International League stars during the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 15th at Werner Park in Papillion, Nebraska.

Pridie was selected as a reserve for the contest by the PCL office.

The 31-year-old claims a .293 (85-for-290) batting average and leads the Sounds with 46 RBIs, eight home runs, 42 runs scored, a .455 slugging percentage and 11 stolen bases in 75 games.

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Austin Peay State University Omicron Delta Kappa honor society named “Superior Circle”

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society was recently the recipient of the ODK Superior Circle Award, distinguishing it as one of the best chapters in the nation.

The award marks the fourth time in five years that the APSU circle has been recognized as “superior” for the continued leadership within the society. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Clarksville American Red Cross Chapter issues Safety Tips for 4th of July Holiday Weekend

 

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – The long Fourth of July holiday weekend is just ahead and the American Red Cross has steps you can follow to stay safe when enjoying the fireworks or heading to the pool.

Fireworks Safety – The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public fireworks show put on by professionals. Stay at least 500 feet away from the show.

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Fireworks

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City of Clarksville to celebrate Independence Day Friday July 3rd, 2015

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – On Friday, July 3rd, 2015, the City of Clarksville will celebrate our nation’s independence this year with the eighth annual Independence Day Celebration at Liberty Park. The event is free and open to the public.

Activities and music will begin at 6:30pm. Seating is available throughout the park and the concerts will take place on the Great Lawn of the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. Concessions are for sale throughout the park.

Clarksville Independence Day Celebration

Clarksville Independence Day Celebration

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West Creek Middle School Children visit Fort Campbell’s 716th Military Police Battalion

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Honor roll students from West Creek Middle School, Clarksville, Tennessee, visited the 716th Military Police Battalion to experience a day in the life of an MP May 15th.

The 716th MP Bn., 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, partnered with WCMS faculty, teachers and staff to recognize honor roll students for their dedication to academic excellence throughout the year with a field trip to spend the day visiting with Fort Campbell’s military police.

Pfc. Michael Herrera, a medic, and Sgt. 1st Class Glenn Riddell, an operations sergeant, both with the 218th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, demonstrate buddy aid during a visit to Fort Campbell, Ky., from the honor roll students of Clarksville’s West Creek Middle School May 15, 2015. (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Pfc. Michael Herrera, a medic, and Sgt. 1st Class Glenn Riddell, an operations sergeant, both with the 218th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, demonstrate buddy aid during a visit to Fort Campbell, Ky., from the honor roll students of Clarksville’s West Creek Middle School May 15, 2015. (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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American Heart Association says Clot-removal devices now recommended for some stroke patients

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – For the first time, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recommends using a stent retrieval device to remove blood clots in select stroke patients who have clots obstructing the large arteries supplying blood to the brain, according to a new focused update published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

The optimal initial treatment for a clot-caused (ischemic) stroke remains intravenous delivery of the clot-busting medication tissue plasminogen activator (tPA).

FAST Stroke infographic. (American Heart Association) «Read the rest of this article»

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NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover examines two types of Bedrock on Mars

 

Written by Guy Webster
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover is examining a valley where at least two types of bedrock meet, for clues about changes in ancient environmental conditions recorded by the rock.

In addition to two rock types for which this site was chosen, the rover has found a sandstone with grains of differing shapes and color.

Curiosity’s international team has resumed full operations of the car-size mobile laboratory after a period of limited activity during most of June.

This May 25, 2015, view from the Curiosity rover's Mastcam shows a site where two different types of bedrock meet near "Marias Pass" on Mount Sharp. Pale mudstone in the foreground is like bedrock the rover studied at "Pahrump Hills." The darker sandstone above it is called the Stimson unit. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)

This May 25, 2015, view from the Curiosity rover’s Mastcam shows a site where two different types of bedrock meet near “Marias Pass” on Mount Sharp. Pale mudstone in the foreground is like bedrock the rover studied at “Pahrump Hills.” The darker sandstone above it is called the Stimson unit. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)

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