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Living Life Girl Scout Style

 

Girl Scouts of Middle TennesseeNashville, TN – Beth and Abby Vorhaus are mother and daughter. We are educator and U.S. Army officer. We are traveler and outdoor adventurer. We are Girl Scouts.

No matter where life takes us, once a Girl Scout – always a Girl Scout. Recently, life took us to Honors Day, Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s annual ceremony celebrating young women from across the 39-county region who have earned Girl Scouting’s highest awards, including the coveted Gold Award.

Beth and Abby Vorhaus

Beth and Abby Vorhaus

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101st Airborne Division Rakkasans, Army Futures Command sign partnership with Vanderbilt University

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Cody Harding 
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs 

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Nashville, TN – Leaders from the U.S. Army Futures Command, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and Vanderbilt University signed an Education Partnership Agreement during an event celebrating their continuing partnership April 9th.

Army Futures Command, which activated in 2018 to help modernize the fighting force, has already fostered partnerships across the Army with private and public organizations, ranging from NASA to Virginia Commonwealth University to help accomplish its mission.

Dr. Padma Raghavan, the Vice Provost for research for Vanderbilt University, signs the Educational Partnership Agreement between Army Futures Command and Vanderbilt April 9th in Nashville. The agreement, the first of its kind since AFC was established in 2018, was overseen by Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Crosby, the senior enlisted advisor for AFC, and Col. John Cogbill, commander of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Staff Sgt. Cody Harding, 3rd BCT Public Affairs)

Dr. Padma Raghavan, the Vice Provost for research for Vanderbilt University, signs the Educational Partnership Agreement between Army Futures Command and Vanderbilt April 9th in Nashville. The agreement, the first of its kind since AFC was established in 2018, was overseen by Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Crosby, the senior enlisted advisor for AFC, and Col. John Cogbill, commander of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Staff Sgt. Cody Harding, 3rd BCT Public Affairs)

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center exhibit of Mike Andrews Sculptures on display until May 5th

 

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Crouch Gallery is home to the serene, organic sculptures of local artist and teacher Mike Andrews.

On view through May 5th, the show, titled A New Vision, includes over forty pieces made of wood, limestone, or alabaster.

Mike Andrews Sculptures on display at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

Mike Andrews Sculptures on display at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

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Two APSU professors picked for prestigious Carnegie fellowship

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Two Austin Peay State University (APSU) professors have been chosen for the prestigious Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program.

They are among five from Tennessee and 51 from the United States and Canada who will travel to Africa this summer to help universities in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.

Austin Peay State University chemistry professor Dr. Allen Chaparadza lectures during a chemistry class in the Sundquist Science Center on campus. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University chemistry professor Dr. Allen Chaparadza lectures during a chemistry class in the Sundquist Science Center on campus. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum April 2019 Exhibits and Activities

 

Clarksville’s Customs House Museum

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in April at the Museum are: Twentieth Anniversary of the Tornado, Mike Andrews: A New Vision, First Responders, 15 Over 50: A Women’s History Month Exhibition, Create a Sculpture out of Soap, Meet the Artist: Marilyn Murphy.

Art 4 Us: Free Art Workshops for High School & College Students at the Customs House Museum.

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APSU Track and Field Jumpers sweep at Coastal Carolina Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldMyrtle Beach, SC – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Track and Field’s Maya Perry-Grimes really enjoys her time in the Palmetto State.

After winning the long jump yesterday, the junior tacked on another win in the triple jump with an 11.98m leap on Saturday, a year after smashing her personal-best in that event at this very same meet.

Austin Peay Track and Field continued having success Saturday at Coastal Carolina Invitational. (Michael Wade, Wade Event Photography)

Austin Peay Track and Field continued having success Saturday at Coastal Carolina Invitational. (Michael Wade, Wade Event Photography)

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Celebrates Women Artists Over Fifty

 

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – March marks the annual exhibition time for the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center’s celebration of Women’s History Month. Each year curator Terri Jordan creates an invitational show under a themed subject matter.

For 2019, the theme is with the creators not the art. “The idea came to me after having a conversation with some very accomplished female artists during a reception,” said Jordan

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Austin Peay State University’s corpse flower not causing a stink yet – but it will

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When the corpse flower blooms, it emits an intense, foul odor. “We’re used to flowers with sweet smells that attract bees and butterflies,” Dr. Carol Baskauf, Austin Peay State University (APSU) biology professor, said.

“The nickname for this plant is ‘corpse flower’ because it smells like rotting, dead meat. It stinks terribly,” stated Baskauf.

Austin Peay State University's towering corpse flower plant should bloom in four to six years. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s towering corpse flower plant should bloom in four to six years. (APSU)

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts selects James Halford as Chief of Staff

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – James Halford Jr., a lifelong Clarksville resident and former Director of Strategic Planning at Fort Campbell, has been named Clarksville Chief of Staff by City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts.

Chief of Staff is the top administrative position in Clarksville’s Mayor/City Council form of government, and works to advise the Mayor, supervise staff in the Mayor’s office, and plan and direct operational programs and projects.

James Halford Jr. has deep resume in planning, management.

James Halford Jr. has deep resume in planning, management.

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APSU student newspaper The All State earns Six National Awards

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TNThe All State student newspaper at Austin Peay State University (APSU) earned six national awards during the 2018 Fall National College Media Convention held in Louisville, Kentucky, October 25th-28th, 2018.

APSU's Celeste Malone's #MeToo front page design for The All State.

APSU’s Celeste Malone’s #MeToo front page design for The All State.

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