Kunar Province, Afghanistan – A multimedia piece on the Voodoo medics assigned to 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Bandit and soldiers from the 102nd Forward Surgical Team, during a recent mass casualty exercise to hone their skills.
The team works seamlessly together to save lives in a small aid station out of Forward Operating Base Bostick in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province.
APSU Women’s Softball
Kennesaw, GA – Despite a great pitching performance by Morgan Brewer, Austin Peay’s softball team finished out its games at the Georgia Tech Buzz Classic with a loss, falling to Kennesaw State, 1-0.
Austin Peay (3-13) saw its sophomore right hander limit the Owls to just three hits in the game, but it was back-to-back errors by freshman shortstop Kayla Davidson, in the bottom of the sixth inning, that proved to be the difference in the contest.
APSU Men’s Baseball
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team posted an 11-4 victory against Alabama A&M, Sunday afternoon, in non-conference action at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Austin Peay (6-3) scored seven runs in the first two innings. The Govs had all their runs on the board by the end of the fifth to run away and hide from Alabama A&M (1-9).
Torrance, CA – Toyota is recalling certain model year 2008 through 2011 Lexus LX570, 2003 through 2009 Toyota 4Runner, and 2006 through 2010 RAV4 vehicles.
The accelerator pedal can get stuck in the wide open position due to it’s being trapped by an unsecured or incompatible driver’s floor mat. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Gary Purcell
Clarksville, TN – The Kenwood Middle Varsity Baseball team had it’s season opening game on March 4th at Kenwood. They defeated Trigg County 4-3. Ivan Purcell was the winning pitcher, tossing a complete game. He allowed just 2 hits. Zack Lee was a brick wall behind the plate.
Michael Merriweather lead the defense, several double plays were turned during the game. Devonte Maffett and Joe Allen were a terror on the base path stealing 6 bases between them. The whole team stepped up and played well.
Early Registration Discount On Selected Courses
Clarksville, TN – Develop a new skill, explore a new idea, learn a new language, or seek a new career with one of the spring classes from Austin Peay State University’s Center for Extended and Distance Education. Register early and receive a 10 percent discount on selected courses.
Preregistration is required for each course. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The city council held its usual first of the month regular council session. It was an unusual meeting due to finishing in little over an hour.
Here are the results on the few major items we had. «Read the rest of this article»
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is March 10th
Nashville, TN – HIV/AIDS is a serious public health issue affecting nearly 280,000 women and adolescent girls in the United States. In Tennessee, about one in four people newly diagnosed with HIV/AIDS is female, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in five people living with HIV in the United States do not know they are infected.
The Tennessee Department of Health is observing National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day March 10th by calling on women and girls to learn about HIV/AIDS prevention and the importance of getting tested. «Read the rest of this article»
Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist
The economic data were mostly on the strong side of expectations. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 192,000 in February, while the two previous months were revised higher by 58,000. February strength partly reflected a rebound from January’s poor weather (payrolls averaged a 127,500 monthly gain in the first two months of the year, nothing to write home about). Private-sector payrolls rose by 222,000 (+1.5 million from a year ago), while state and local government subtracted another 30,000 (-241,000 from a year ago). The unemployment rate fell to 8.9% (it was 9.8% in November), but that is misleading. The employment-population ratio, the preferred measure of slack in the labor market, held steady at 58.4% (vs. 58.5% in February 2010). Average weekly hours were flat (probably reflecting the weather). Average hourly earnings were essentially unchanged (+1.7% year-over-year), with weekly earnings also flat (+2.3% year-over-year). The February ISM manufacturing survey was the strongest since May 2004 and the non-manufacturing survey was the strongest since July 2005. Motor vehicle sales rose to a 13.4 million seasonally adjusted annual rate in February, vs. 12.6 million in January and 10.7 million in February 2010. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Women’s Basketball
Nashville, TN – Senior Brooke Faulkner of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team was named to the Ohio Valley Conference’s All-Tournament team, the league announced, Saturday, following the tournament’s conclusion.
Faulkner, of Cynthiana, KY, finished the tournament averaging 14.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in tournament play. She becomes the 16th Lady Govs player to receive OVC All-Tournament recognition.
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