Hopkinsville Community College
Hopkinsville, KY -Beginning in August of the Fall 2018 semester, Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will be offering several in-person and hybrid courses that will form the college’s first official Evening College.
According to Interim Chief Academic Officer Jim Hunter, the plan is to increase Evening College hybrid course offerings each semester to give working students another option to complete credentials at HCC.
Tennessee Unemployment Has Remained 3.5 percent or Lower for 11 Consecutive Months
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today that Tennessee’s May 2018 statewide unemployment rate of 3.5 percent marked the 11th consecutive month the figure has been 3.5 percent or lower.
While the May unemployment rate represents a slight uptick of 0.1 of a percentage point compared to the April rate of 3.4 percent, year-to-year, it is 0.3 of a percentage point lower than it was in May 2017.
American Red Cross
Nashville, TN – As part of an international movement, the American Red Cross is launching the Missing Types campaign today to recruit new blood donors – and those who have not given recently – to ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients.
During the Missing Types campaign, the letters A, B and O – the main blood groups – will disappear from brands, social media pages, signs and websites to illustrate the critical role every blood donor plays.
APSU Sports Information
Austin, TX – Two Austin Peay State University women’s tennis players are among the 45 student-athletes across all of Division I to be named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division I At-Large Teams, announced Thursday.
Clarksville native Brittney Covington and Spanish sensation Lidia Yanes Garcia are the second and third Governors to earn Academic All-American honors for the 2017-18 academic year, joining volleyball standout Kristen Stucker.
Clarksville Police Department
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are trying to locate a mother and son, Michelle Hodges, age 49, height 5’1″, 160 lbs, and Joseph Hodges, age 15, height 5’10”, 140 lbs, who have been missing since June 1st, 2018 but were not actually reported until June 7th.
Michelle Hodges has left on other occasions but the family is usually aware of a location.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County there will be grading, drainage, construction of welded steel plate girder bridge, retaining wall and paving on Highway 149 and Highway 13 from River Road to Zinc Plant Road continuing daily from 9:00am until 3:00pm.
There will be temporary lane closure with flagging operations on Highway 13 for clearing operations.
Army & Air Force Exchange Service makes Durable Medical Equipment Easier to Find for Military Communities
Written by Marisa Wolfe
Dallas, TX – Military shoppers can turn to the Army & Air Force Exchange Service for durable medical equipment—braces, fitness bands, crutches and other devices that sometimes aren’t covered by health insurance plans.
To meet growing demand, the Exchange is increasing its online assortment of durable medical equipment at ShopMyExchange.com. More than 200 items are available online, including a wide selection of braces and safety and mobility aids.
Clarksville-Montgomery County Crime Stoppers
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Crime Stoppers program announced in February 2018 that it was creating an enhanced TIPS program titled “Cold Case & Heinous Crime Initiative”.
Crime Stopper Chairman Josh Beal stated this new program was initiated by Vice-Chairman Bill Summers. Chairman Beal said, “Crime Stoppers Board members are heavily involved and excited that this enhanced program will bring positive results.”
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, CA – Ice losses from Antarctica have tripled since 2012, increasing global sea levels by 0.12 inch (3 millimeters) in that timeframe alone, according to a major new international climate assessment funded by NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA).
According to the study, ice losses from Antarctica are causing sea levels to rise faster today than at any time in the past 25 years. Results of the Ice Sheet Mass Balance Inter-comparison Exercise (IMBIE) were published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
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