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Clarksville, TN – Stephen Joseph Wolf has recently been appointed to serve as parish priest for Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Clarksville. Father Wolf will assume his new role in July.
A native of Nashville, Father Steve brings to his flock a varied background of life experience. The second of eight sons, he and has worked as a janitor, launderer, desk clerk, landscaper, accountant and priest.
NASA reports International Space Station uses OPALS instrument to further laser communications research
Written by Elizabeth Landau
Pasadena, CA – Ever wonder why stars seem to twinkle? This effect is caused by variations in the density of our atmosphere that cause blurring in light coming from space. It’s pretty for stargazing, but a challenge for space-to-ground communications.
A key technology called adaptive optics corrects such distortions. By combining adaptive optics with a laser communications technology aboard the International Space Station, NASA is working toward advances in space communications that could have major benefits for our data transmission needs here on Earth as well.
Clarksville, TN – In January 1967, while The Rolling Stones performed on The Ed Sullivan Show and a blizzard dropped 23 inches of snow across Chicago, a young Austin Peay State University botany professor began a project that would take him nearly 50 years to complete.
Dr. Edward Chester, his suit then smelling of chalkboard dust and his dark hair pomaded in the style of Jerry Lee Lewis, sat at his desk that winter to write a comprehensive guide identifying all of Tennessee’s 2,878 vascular plants.
Kickoff Set for 5:30pm CT; Game Will be Broadcast Live on FOX Sports 1, UniMás and Univision Deportes Network
Chicago, IL – The U.S. Men’s National Team will face Guatemala on Friday, July 3rd, at 5:30pm CT at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee. The game will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1, UniMás and the Univision Deportes Network.
‘We are thrilled to have the opportunity to play a team like Guatemala before the Gold Cup,” said U.S. MNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann. “They are similar to our opponents in the group stage, so we couldn’t ask for better preparation. Our goal is to win the tournament, and this will be an important first step. Nashville has always been a great home to the National Team, and we look forward to having a fantastic crowd at LP Field.”
Nashville, TN – The first round of the 2015 NFL Draft begins tonight, April 30th, in Chicago IL at 7:00pm CT. The Tennessee Titans are sitting pretty with the No. 2 overall pick. It is rumored that the Titans have received calls from multiple teams interested in acquiring the second overall pick.
Will the Titans make a trade, pick quarterback Marcus Mariota or select a different player all together. Find out tonight during the NFL Draft.
80th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting
Thursday, April 30th–Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 • Auditorium Theatre • Chicago, IL
Nashville, TN – The Titans are scheduled to make their highest draft pick since the team moved to Tennessee when the 80th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting commences on Thursday, April 30th in Chicago, IL.
The NFL will conduct the seven-round draft from Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago, while Titans personnel will be headquartered at Saint Thomas Sports Park in Nashville.
Austin Peay Department of Art and Center of Excellence For The Creative Arts award inaugural Tennessee Artist Fellowship
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Art, in association with the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to announce that Memphis-based artist Maysey Craddock is the recipient of the inaugural Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts Tennessee Artist Fellowship.
Craddock was selected from a list of outstanding artists from across the state compiled by APSU faculty for the honor, and will be awarded $5,000 to aid in the creation of new artwork. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Ask me what my favorite snack is and I won’t hesitate a second to tell you that it’s popcorn. The aroma of popcorn can drive me to indulge any time day or night. I recently realized that I had no idea where popcorn originated or what makes it pop. Here’s what I learned:
According to www.popcorn.org , popcorn was eaten by Native Americans before the time of Jesus. Popcorn kernels more than 1,000 years old were found in tombs on the east coast of Peru; they still popped! Popcorn is believed to have originated in Mexico, but was grown in Sumatra, China and India before Christopher Columbus came to the New World.
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University literally could re-title a popular old Glen Campbell song with its 2015 football recruiting class.
Instead of “Wichita Lineman” it easily could be titled “Austin Peay Linemen” as the Governors expect to bring some 17 new linemen to campus in 2015.
Written by Staff Sgt. Lealan Buehrer
Peoria, IL – A cyber transport systems specialist with Peoria’s 264th Combat Communications Squadron returned home in November from the fight against the Ebola epidemic in Africa. There, he and his unit led the way in building up communications for hospital training centers as part of Operation United Assistance.
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Springsteen, a Chicago suburb native, was augmenting the Joint Communications Support Element at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, when he was handpicked for deployment to Liberia.
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