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NASA to let Public pick Juno Spacecraft’s next site for Jupiter Photos

 

Written by DC Agle
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – Where should NASA’s Juno spacecraft aim its camera during its next close pass of Jupiter on February 2nd? You can now play a part in the decision.

For the first time, members of the public can vote to participate in selecting all pictures to be taken of Jupiter during a Juno flyby. Voting begins Thursday, January 19th at 11:00am PST (2:00pm EST) and concludes on January 23rd at 9:00am PST (noon EST).

“We are looking forward to people visiting our website and becoming part of the JunoCam imaging team,” said Candy Hansen, Juno co-investigator from the Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, Arizona. “It’s up to the public to determine the best locations in Jupiter’s atmosphere for JunoCam to capture during this flyby.”

This amateur-processed image was taken on Dec. 11, 2016, at 9:27 a.m. PST (12:27 p.m. EST), as NASA's Juno spacecraft performed its third close flyby of Jupiter. (NASA)

This amateur-processed image was taken on Dec. 11, 2016, at 9:27 a.m. PST (12:27 p.m. EST), as NASA’s Juno spacecraft performed its third close flyby of Jupiter. (NASA)

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Morehead State rallies late to beat APSU Basketball, 89-82

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team couldn’t quite get the final push needed to overcome visiting Morehead State in Thursday’s 89-82 defeat at the Dunn Center.

The first half was the John Murry Show, with the senior displaying another burst of his offensive prowess early on.

Austin Peay senior John Murry scored 21 points in loss to Morehead State Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay senior John Murry scored 21 points in loss to Morehead State Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Lady Vols fall at Auburn Tigers, 79-61

 

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UT Lady VolsAuburn, AL Mercedes Russell scored a career-high 26 points and logged her 11th double-double of the season as Tennessee fell to Auburn, 79-61, on Thursday at Auburn Arena.

Tennessee (11-7, 2-3 SEC) committed 22 turnovers in the loss. Auburn (14-5, 4-1 SEC) scored 33 points off turnovers and surged in the second and third quarters to take control of the game.

Russell was 11-of-14 from the floor and collected 11 rebounds. Diamond DeShields was close to pulling off a triple-double, finishing with 17 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Jaime Nared added 12 points.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers center Mercedes Russell (21) and guard/forward Kortney Dunbar (13) during game against Auburn. Mercedes Russell notched career high and logs 11th double-double of the season in loss. (Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers center Mercedes Russell (21) and guard/forward Kortney Dunbar (13) during game against Auburn. Mercedes Russell notched career high and logs 11th double-double of the season in loss. (Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports)

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Montgomery Bell State Park to hold Train History Festival January 21st & 22nd

 

Tennessee State ParksBurns, TN – This Saturday and Sunday, January 21st and 22nd, 2017, Montgomery Bell State Park will hold the annual Train History Festival at the Inn & Conference Center.

The event begins 9:30am and the show closes at 4:00pm.

Come out and see model trains and learn about train history. Learn about trains and their significance in history and parks.

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OVC preseason poll picks APSU Softball to finish 11th

 

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APSU Softball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team was picked to finish 11th in the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference preseason poll, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday, in voting by the conference’s head softball coaches and school’s sports information representatives.

Austin Peay Softball kicks off 2017 season February 11th at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball kicks off 2017 season February 11th at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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Planters Bank Presents features Disney’s “Mary Poppins” this Sunday at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

“Planters Bank Presents…” Film Series

Planters Bank Presents at the Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The “Planters Bank Presents…” film series next movie will be Disney’s “Mary Poppins”. This movie will be shown this Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 at the Roxy Regional Theatre at 2:00pm.

“Practically Perfect In Every Way” Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) flies out of the windy London skies and into the home of two mischievous children.

With the help of a carefree chimney sweep named Bert (Dick Van Dyke), the spirited nanny turns every chore into a game and every day into a “Jolly Holiday.” Share the music, share the magic and share the joy with this Disney classic based on the books of P.L. Travers.

"Planters Bank Presents..." film series to show Disney's "Mary Poppins" this Sunday at Roxy Regional Theatre.

“Planters Bank Presents…” film series to show Disney’s “Mary Poppins” this Sunday at Roxy Regional Theatre.

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APSU GuitarFest begins February 11th

 

GuitarFest features Grammy Award-winning Jason Vieaux in concert

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This February, Austin Peay State University and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present the annual APSU GuitarFest, featuring guest artist concerts, lectures and workshops.

This year’s festival will feature performances by 2015 Grammy Awards winner, Jason Vieaux, as well as the AronBerkner Duo of guitarist Stephen Aron and flutist Jane Berkner. The festival will conclude with a recital by current Austin Peay students from the University’s guitar program.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

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Clarksville Police respond to Vehicle Crash on Woodale Drive

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – A single vehicle crash with a utility pole completely shut down traffic on Woodale Drive between Shalimar Drive and North Magnolia Drive until about Noon because of downed power lines.

The E911 Center dispatched the crash at 10:05am and logged the first officer on the scene at 10:09am. A silver Ford F150 pickup truck had left the roadway and knocked down a utility pole, coming to rest at an angle on an embankment with the driver trapped inside the vehicle.

Silver Ford F150 truck crashed into a utility pole on Woodale Drive this morning.

Silver Ford F150 truck crashed into a utility pole on Woodale Drive this morning.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to hold Harry Potter Book Night, February 2nd

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The wizarding world of Harry Potter is making an appearance at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library on February 2nd from 5:00pm to 7:00pm as a part of a worldwide celebration of the book series by author J.K. Rowling.

Harry Potter book Night is free to the public. Muggles, witches, and wizards of all ages can join in the fun as areas throughout the library transform into areas of Hogwarts, Diagon Alley, and Hogsmeade.

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Tennessee National Guard to support 58th Presidential Inauguration

 

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – More than three hundred and thirty Soldiers and Airmen from the Tennessee Army and Air National Guard will support the 58th Presidential Inauguration this week in Washington, D.C.
 
The 194th Engineer Brigade (Army), headquartered in Jackson, has 304 Soldiers providing command and control for Military Police Soldiers performing stationary security at different locations.  A logistics team of supply and maintenance personnel are providing support for the MPs and a Religious Support Team.

Tennessee National Guard soldiers head to Washington D.C. to support the 58th Presidential Inauguration. (Tennessee National Guard)

Tennessee National Guard soldiers head to Washington D.C. to support the 58th Presidential Inauguration. (Tennessee National Guard)

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