Nashville, TN – The Shelby County Health Department, supported by staff members from the Tennessee Department of Health, continued work throughout the weekend to prevent the spread of measles.
SCHD and TDH Friday reported two cases of the disease in Shelby County; as of today the case count for those meeting the case definition for measles has increased to six. All are in Shelby County.
“As a highly contagious and sometimes serious disease, measles infects approximately 20 million worldwide each year,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.
Tennessee Titans release schedule for Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan
16 players highlight the team’s tour through the Mid-South which starts on April 30th
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have announced the complete itinerary for the Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan, a regional series of free, public autograph signings. The Caravan will make 20 total stops in Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and Mississippi from April 30th through May 7th.
Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan public stops are free events that allow fans to meet players, T-Rac and the “Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith. Posters are provided at no cost to all Caravan attendees for autographs, and photos are encouraged. Public stops generally last one hour.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Thanks Legislature for Partnering to Make Largest Investment in K-12 Without a Tax Increase
Tennessee General Assembly Passes Legislation to Strengthen K-12 and Higher Education
Nashville, TN – On Friday, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam thanked members of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly for their work this session and partnership in passing a balanced budget and legislation to continue the state’s focus on education.
“For Tennesseans who don’t follow news out of the State Capitol every day, I think you can take away two main things from this session: education and fiscal strength,” stated Haslam.
Senator passed meaningful, progressive legislation in her first term
Nashville, TN – The 109th Tennessee General Assembly reached its final adjournment yesterday, and state Senator Sara Kyle completed her first term as an advocate for women and economic justice with an ability to pass good legislation.
Nashville, TN – Throughout the summer of 2016, the Tennessee Military Department will conduct one of the largest statewide disaster preparedness exercises in its history.
Thousands of Tennessee Army and Air National Guardsmen will be working with various state and local agencies, especially the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency,to exercise their response to catastrophic disasters and aid the citizens of Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»
Residents Can Provide Suggestions and Comments during Nine Public Meetings
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health has scheduled nine meetings across the state to collect input from the general public about the State Health Plan.
Each meeting will be in a workshop setting, allowing participants to provide comments and recommendations for setting health objectives for communities and to address the state’s population health improvement plan. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field put on a show as hosts of the annual Austin Peay Invitational, hosting one of the bigger fields in meet history at Fortera Stadium.
The Governors hosted a number of area teams, including conference foes Murray State, UT Martin, Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech at the annual event.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Memphis, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team scored the game’s final seven runs to post a come-from-behind 9-7, 10-inning victory against Memphis, Tuesday night, in nonconference action at FedEx Park.
Trailing 7-2 after seven innings, Austin Peay (19-12) began its comeback when third baseman Alex Robles singled to start the eighth.
APSU Sports Information
Memphis, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s baseball team begins a four-game in-state road trip when it meets Memphis in a 6:30pm, Tuesday contest at FedEx Field.
The Governors return to the road after winning an Ohio Valley Conference series, 2-1, against Southeast Missouri over the weekend.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Department of Art and Design is proud to host its annual juried student exhibition in the Trahern Gallery from March 28th through April 15th, 2016.
As the tradition of showcasing the artistic talents of the Austin Peay students enters its 48th year, this exhibition rounds out what has been an exciting 2015-2016 gallery season.
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