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American Red Cross says give the Gift of Life this Holiday

 

Think outside the Gift Box: Donate Blood and Give More Life

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The best gifts can’t be bought in a store. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give more life by giving blood this December.

Alison Wissen knows the power of blood donations. She received 22 units of blood products after experiencing complications during childbirth. “I truly owe my life to blood donors,” she said. “Even the skilled hands of my surgeons could not have saved me without the blood.” Because of blood and platelet donors, Wissen will celebrate the holidays with her three children and husband.

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross offers 3 ways to make saving lives easier than ever

 

Mobile and online tools help make donating blood and platelets more convenient

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The holidays are known for the giving spirit and a hectic pace. This holiday season, the American Red Cross is sharing three ways to give the gift of life in less time.

At this time of year many regular blood and platelet donors delay giving due to busy schedules– but the need for blood remains.

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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TWRA releases 2017-18 Winter Trout Stocking Schedule

 

Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park to be restocked on January 6th and February 1st, 2018

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced its 2017-18 winter trout stocking schedule. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters from December through March.

The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These fisheries also provide a great opportunity to introduce children or first-time anglers to fishing.

TWRA’s winter trout stocking program will begin in late November and continue into March. Approximately 90,000 rainbow trout will be stocked during the time frame. Updates can be found on the TWRA website, www.tnwildlife.org

TWRA’s winter trout stocking program will begin in late November and continue into March. Approximately 90,000 rainbow trout will be stocked during the time frame. Updates can be found on the TWRA website, www.tnwildlife.org

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Tennessee College of Applied Technology officially launches Operation Next

 

Workforce Essentials Inc.Clarksville, TN – Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT), a Manufacturing USA national innovation institute — in partnership with the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), Amatrol, the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development, and Gene Haas Foundation — announced the launch of “Operation Next” – a new model for equipping separating military personnel with the skills and credentials needed for the most in-demand advanced manufacturing civilian careers in the country.

Ribbon cutting for the launch of Operation Next.

Ribbon cutting for the launch of Operation Next.

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Youth Villages on quest to find ‘Holiday Heroes’ for children receiving care at in Middle Tennessee

 

Youth VillagesNashville, TN – Youth Villages is seeking Holiday Heroes for more than 2,000 children who are receiving care in Middle Tennessee.

A Holiday Hero helps fulfill the holiday wish list for a child in or has aged out of foster care, has experienced trauma or has a history of emotional or behavioral health issues.

This year, Youth Villages will help more than 25,000 children across the nation. Many of them need someone to become their Holiday Hero.

This year, Youth Villages will help more than 25,000 children across the nation. Many of them need someone to become their Holiday Hero.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol State Trooper Saves Motorist’s Life After a Crash with a Deer

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – On October 25th, 2017 Trooper Russell Bernard of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) was dispatched to an injury crash involving a vehicle that struck a deer. During the crash, the driver of the vehicle sustained life threatening injuries that required immediate action by Trooper Bernard.

Trooper Bernard was advised by THP dispatch that a vehicle had struck a deer on I-40 in Dickson County. When Trooper Bernard arrived on the scene, he observed the driver of the crashed vehicle bleeding heavily from a large puncture wound on the left side of her neck.

Tennessee State Trooper Russell Bernard saves the life of a woman after her car stuck a deer on Interstate 40 in Dickson County.

Tennessee State Trooper Russell Bernard saves the life of a woman after her car stuck a deer on Interstate 40 in Dickson County.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf travels to Birmingham for Samford Intercollegiate

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's GolfClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf kicks off its penultimate fall tournament Monday in Birmingham, Alabama’s Greystone Golf and Country Club, site of the two-day Samford Intercollegiate.

The teams will play two rounds Monday, beginning with a shotgun start at 9:00am, and a single round Tuesday, with tee times beginning at 8:30am.

Austin Peay Men's Golf begin fall with Samford Intercollegiate, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf begin fall with Samford Intercollegiate, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf finishes in top five at F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's GolfDickson, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf enjoyed a top-five team finish at their home event, the 2017 F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate, at Greystone Golf Club.

The Govs shot 294 over the final 18 holes, making their 54-hole total an 882 (293-295-294).

Austin Peay Men's Golf has strong showing at F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf has strong showing at F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf sits in fourth heading into final round of F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's GolfDickson, TN – Battling blustery conditions on a 7,000-yard course, Austin Peay State University men’s golf fought for 36 holes to sit in fourth after Day One at the 2017 F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate at Greystone Golf Club.

With a 588 after two rounds, the Govs find themselves within striking distance of the lead with 18 holes to play.

Austin Peay Men's Golf sit nine holes behind Murray State at Greystone. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf sit nine holes behind Murray State at Greystone. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Homecoming highlights huge week for Governors Athletics

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Homecoming is always a big week for any college and Austin Peay State University is no different, but this week is especially big for not only the football team but for several other Governors teams.

Leading things off for the week will be the men’s golf team, who will be hosting their own F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate at the Graystone Golf Club in Dickson, TN on Monday (36 holes) and Tuesday (18 holes) October 15th and 16th.

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