Washington, D.C. – October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. President Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, and the entire Trump Administration are committed to a nationwide effort to break the hold of addiction.
Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continued to take action in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
Tennessee Vols’ eight-game win streak snapped in Athens Georgia
Athens, GA – Despite leading third-ranked Georgia Bulldogs at halftime Saturday, the 12th-ranked Tennessee Vols football team fell short of pulling off the upset, falling by a score of 44-21 at Sanford Stadium.
Georgia (3-0) held Tennessee scoreless and outgained UT 206-71 in the second half to snap the Vols’ eight-game win streak.
Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano threw a pair of touchdown passes to Josh Palmer Saturday. Sophomore tailback Eric Gray was Tennessee’s leading rusher and receiver, finishing with career-highs in receptions (8) and receiving yards (54).
Clarksville, TN – The long-awaited grand opening of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Downey Baseball Operations Center and Clubhouse was held Friday afternoon, October 9th, 2020 during a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony for donors and baseball alumni.
The latest step in modernizing Austin Peay State University’s baseball facilities was made possible by the generous support of Austin Peay State University donors and alumni, including a lead gift by Doug (’79) and Linda Downey.
Tennessee Department of Health reports 1,426 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, October 10th, 2020
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 202,956 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus as of Saturday, October 10th, 2020. That is an increase of 1,426 cases from Friday’s 201,530 There have been 2,634 (+20) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.
There have been F I F T Y O N E new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 3,468. There has been forty eight deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.
Nashville, TN – Something stinky is about to bloom at Nashville Zoo and, if they hurry, a few lucky guests will have a chance to see and smell this rare occurrence.
Inside the Zoo’s Aviary located in the Unseen New World, Amorphophallus titanum, more commonly known as a corpse flower is about to bloom.
The corpse flower is considered to be one of the largest flowers in the world growing to more than ten feet in height. The seasonal plant consists of a single leaf that grows to the size of a small tree.
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) recognized its top Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during an award ceremony at the hospital, Thursday, October 8th, 2020.
Sgt. Logan Harris, assigned to the Adjutant’s Office, and Spc. Mark Braddock, assigned to the Emergency Center, were named NCO and Soldier of the Year, respectively. NCO of the Year is awarded to a Soldier in paygrade E-5 and above and Soldier of the Year is awarded to a Soldier in paygrade E-4 and below.
Clarksville, TN – The U.S. Army on Wednesday awarded the Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC programs the MacArthur Award, which recognizes the eight best ROTC programs in the country.
Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) in Montgomery County will be doing Sidewalk Construction on SR 13 (LM 23-26).
Nightly, from 12:00am-11:00sm, there will be a lane closure for construction work.
Washington, D.C. – NASA’s telescope on an airplane, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, has provided a new glimpse of the chemistry in the inner region surrounding massive young stars where future planets could begin to form.
It found massive quantities of water and organic molecules in these swirling, disk-shaped clouds, offering new insights into how some of the key ingredients of life get incorporated into planets during the earliest stages of formation.
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