Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Marsha Blackburn Report: This Week From Washington – November 24th, 2019

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Millions of rural Americans and their businesses are falling behind because they lack access to high speed internet. Earlier this year, I introduced the bipartisan Internet Exchange Act to offset the costs of establishing and maintaining broadband connections.

The legislation will provide a series of grants reserved exclusively for unserved rural areas. In a bid to gain my colleagues’ support, I took to the Senate floor to discuss just how critical this legislation is for rural Americans.

To ensure the Beltway establishment heard my call to expand rural broadband, I also wrote an op-ed on the subject for the Washington Times.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Politics | 0 comments


APSU Women’s Basketball clamps down late on Chattanooga for 50-49 win

 

APSU Women's BasketballChattanooga, TN – Leading with less than three minutes left in the game, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball team got four offensive rebounds to consume more than 90 seconds off the clock then sealed the win with back-to-back defensive starts in a 50-49 victory against Chattanooga, Saturday, at McKenzie Arena.

Austin Peay State University Women's Basketball milks the clock late to defeat Chattanooga, 40-49 on the road Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball milks the clock late to defeat Chattanooga, 40-49 on the road Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | 0 comments


APSU Football’s JaVaughn Craig Rivers named OVC Player of the Week

 

APSU FootballBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football senior quarterback JaVaughn Craig Rivers has been named Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the third time in the 2019 season.

Austin Peay State University Football quarterback JaVaughn Craig Rivers earns OVC Offensive Player of the Week. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football quarterback JaVaughn Craig Rivers earns OVC Offensive Player of the Week. (APSU Sports Information)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | 0 comments




Lamar Alexander says Dr. Stephen Hahn is an “Impressive Choice” to Lead FDA at This Critical Time

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – At the Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 Senate health committee hearing, Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that Dr. Stephen Hahn is an “impressive choice” to lead the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 

“This is a critical time for FDA, and there is a lot that FDA needs to do – review and approve lifesaving drugs and devices, regulate tobacco and e-cigarettes, complete the ongoing lung injury investigation, protect our nation’s food supply, and continue addressing the opioid crisis,” Senator Alexander said. 

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Politics | 0 comments


Austin Peay State University Football hosts Furman in first round of FCS playoffs Saturday

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Good news keeps arriving for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team, which learned it will host Furman in a noon (CT), Saturday, November 30th contest in the first round of the Division I Football Championship at Fortera Stadium.

The winner of the Austin Peay-Furman contest is scheduled for a trip to California to face No. 4 overall seed Sacramento State, December 7th, in the second round of the championship.

Head coach Mark Hudspeth will lead the Austin Peay State University football team in their first ever FCS playoff game this Saturday against the Furman Paladins at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Head coach Mark Hudspeth will lead the Austin Peay State University football team in their first ever FCS playoff game this Saturday against the Furman Paladins at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | 0 comments


Bridgestone Brings First At-Scale Use of Recovered Carbon Black to Tire Market

 

BridgestoneNashville, TNBridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) has announced the industry’s first at-scale use of recovered carbon black (rCB) in the tire market as part of its long-standing partnership with Delta-Energy Group, LLC, a market leader for material recovery from end-of-life (EOL) tires.

Crumb rubber holding bays at Delta Energy Group plant in Natchez, MS.

Crumb rubber holding bays at Delta Energy Group plant in Natchez, MS.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Business | 0 comments


101st Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Brigade “Bastogne” Welcomes New Commander

 

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne” said farewell to Col. Derek Thomson and welcomed Col. Robert Born on Saturday, November 22nd, 2019 during a change of command ceremony.

Thomson, affectionately known as “Bastogne 6”, and his wife Erin, served the division with distinction for 2 years.

“Over the past 2 years on this journey one word comes to mind,” said Thomson. “Gratitude.”

Maj. Gen. Brian Winski, Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), right, passes the brigade colors to Col. Robert G. Born, left, during 1st Brigade Combat Team’s Change of Command ceremony Nov. 22, in Sabo Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. The ceremony is a time-honored military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (Maj. Vonnie Wright, 1st Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs.)

Maj. Gen. Brian Winski, Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), right, passes the brigade colors to Col. Robert G. Born, left, during 1st Brigade Combat Team’s Change of Command ceremony Nov. 22, in Sabo Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. The ceremony is a time-honored military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (Maj. Vonnie Wright, 1st Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs.)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | 0 comments




Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports CWD Positive Deer harvested in Shelby County

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) reports that a deer harvested in Shelby County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The CWD-positive deer changes Shelby County from being a high-risk CWD county to a CWD-positive county.

Shelby County is already a part of Unit CWD, therefore Unit CWD hunting regulations apply there as well as the deer carcass exportation and wildlife feeding restrictions applying to all high-risk and positive counties.

TWRA CWD Transport Graphic 6a «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | 0 comments


Austin Peay State University ROTC student puts nursing school to practice at Walter Reed internship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Senior Michelle Demarais put what she’s learned at the Austin Peay State University (APSU) School of Nursing to practice this summer at one of the nation’s most well-known hospitals. 

Austin Peay State University nursing senior Michelle Demarais, third from right, poses with fellow students at Walter Reed. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University nursing senior Michelle Demarais, third from right, poses with fellow students at Walter Reed. (APSU)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Education | 0 comments


NASA explains how LISA Pathfinder Detected Dozens of ‘Comet Crumbs’

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – NASA says LISA Pathfinder, a mission led by ESA (the European Space Agency) that included NASA contributions, successfully demonstrated technologies needed to build a future space-based gravitational wave observatory, a tool for detecting ripples in space-time produced by, among other things, merging black holes.

A team of NASA scientists leveraged LISA Pathfinder’s record-setting sensitivity for a different purpose much closer to home — mapping microscopic dust shed by comets and asteroids.

European Space Agency's LISA Pathfinder. (ESA)

European Space Agency’s LISA Pathfinder. (ESA)

«Read the rest of this article»





  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Archives