Written by Guy Webster
Pasadena, CA – Scientists using images from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have estimated that the planet is bombarded by more than 200 small asteroids or bits of comets per year forming craters at least 12.8 feet (3.9 meters) across.
Researchers have identified 248 new impact sites on parts of the Martian surface in the past decade, using images from the spacecraft to determine when the craters appeared. The 200-per-year planetwide estimate is a calculation based on the number found in a systematic survey of a portion of the planet.
Clarksville, TN – The Soto Cano Air Base sits at the bottom of the Comayagua Valley in the Central American nation of Honduras. It’s home to about 500 U.S. Army soldiers, and this past January, a handful of them gathered inside a small wood hut with a sheet metal roof.
The building served as a classroom for the first “on-the-ground” college courses offered at the remote base, and Dr. Sheena Harris,assistant professor of history, traveled all the way from Clarksville to teach the new classes.
Clarksville, TN – The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) a youth development organization governing high school mountain biking in the United States, today announced the Tennessee High School Cycling League as one of three new leagues in its expanding national program.
Tenessee’s entry into the national association marks a significant step towards NICA’s mission of providing high school mountain biking coast to coast by 2020.
Oklahoma City, OK – Thecould not keep pace with the Oklahoma City RedHawks Thursday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, losing the series finale by the score of 9-1.
The loss gives the RedHawks the four-game series sweep; the first allowed by Nashville since the RedHawks did so nearly one year ago at the end of May.
Nashville, TN – Thehave announced that Akeem Ayers and Jurrell Casey are scheduled to appear at 5:30pm Tuesday, April 30th at the Kroger store located at 2100 Lowes Drive.
The Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan is a regional series of school visits and free, public autograph signings from April 29th through May 10th.
Nashville, TN - President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forwards Daniel Bång and Kevin Henderson from Milwaukee (AHL) under emergency conditions. Both players dressed for the Admirals in Game One of their Calder Cup Playoff series against Texas last night.
Bång, 25 (4/19/87), has played in Nashville’s last seven games, recording two assists. The Kista, Sweden native posted 22 points (9g-13a) in 53 games for the Admirals during his first North American season. «Read the rest of this article»
Titans Quarterback Jake Locker launches team’s tour through the Mid-South on April 29th
Nashville, TN – Thehave announced the complete itinerary for the Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan, a regional series of school visits and free, public autograph signings. The Caravan will make 44 total stops in Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama from April 29th through May 10th.
The Titans Caravan will be in Clarksville, TN at the Krogers, located at 2100 Lowes Drive, on Tuesday April 30th starting at 5:30pm.
Victim Assistance and Criminal Investigations Grow
Washington, D.C. – The Internal Revenue Service today announced a nationwide expansion of the program designed to help law enforcement obtain tax return data vital to their local efforts in investigating and prosecuting specific cases of identity theft.
More than 1,560 waiver requests have been received since the Law Enforcement Assistance Program’s inception from over 100 state and local law enforcement agencies in the nine states participating in the pilot. The expansion covers all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and will be effective Friday, March 29th, 2013. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Governors vs. Murray State
Thu.-Sat., March 28th-30th, 2013 | 3:00pm, 3:00pm, 1:00pm
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay continues a four-game road trip when it meets Murray State in a three-game Ohio Valley Conference series that will be played Thursday-Saturday at Reagan Field due to the Easter holiday.
Nashville, TN – The Internal Revenue Service seeks civic-minded volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), which is a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies key issues, and makes recommendations for improving IRS services.
The TAP provides a forum for taxpayers to raise concerns about IRS service and offer suggestions for improvement. The TAP reports annually to the Secretary of the Treasury, the IRS Commissioner and the National Taxpayer Advocate. «Read the rest of this article»
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