Clarksville, TN – For years, Ron Morton has been one of the most benevolent donors in the sphere of Austin Peay State University (APSU).
A 1970 graduate of Austin Peay State University and cross-country student-athlete, Morton’s generosity began in earnest in 2012 when he endowed the Ronald L. Morton Scholarship Fund benefiting business majors in Austin Peay State University’s Olympic sports.
To date, more than 20 Morton Scholarship endowments have been awarded by Ron and his wife Andrea to aid APSU student-athletes, directly impacting sports with fewer available athletic scholarships.
The local housing ministry partners with low-income residents to build decent, affordable homes.
Clarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County dedicated its 100th Clarksville area home on Saturday, November 21st, 2020.
Linda Ellison of Clarksville was presented with the keys to her new Habitat home by local builders Todd Beck and George Watson, who committed to building the 100th home more than three years ago.
Estero, FL – Over the final 26 minutes of play in Friday’s contest against Abilene Christian, Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team outscored the Wildcats 61-48.
Unfortunately, the first 14 minutes did not go quite as smoothly.
Tennessee Department of Health reports 4,067 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, November 27th, 2020
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 328,666 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus as of Friday, November 27th, 2020. That is an increase of 4,067 cases from Thursday’s 324,599. There have been 4,150 (+6) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.
There have been O N E H U N D R E D T W E N T Y T W O new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 6,496. Seventeen of the new cases reported today were in the age group of 5-18 year olds. There has been eighty three deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.
Clarksville, TN – After picking up a win in the season opener, Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball will look to make it two in-a-row when they host Trevecca for a 1:00pm, Saturday, November 28th, 2020 home opener in the Dunn Center.
Clarksville, TN – As below-freezing temperatures are predicted next week, Manna Café Ministries will open its Emergency Warming Center at the Refuge Outreach Center, 503 D Street, Clarksville, TN, 37042 at Manna Village.
The center will be open from Sunday, November 29th, 2020 until Sunday, December 6th. Guests can check in beginning at 4:00pm each evening and will check out each day by 10:00am (to allow for thorough cleaning due to COVID-19 guidelines).
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced the first bill of his administration’s legislative package for the 2021 Tennessee General Assembly. The Reemployment Act from the Department of the Military will provide reemployment protections to Tennessee National Guard service members who are called to state active duty.
Tennessee Titans (7-3) at Indianapolis Colts (7-3)
Sunday, November 29th, 2020 | 12:00pm CT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans visit Indianapolis this week to face the Colts for the second time in a three-week span. The clash between the two clubs, each sporting a 7-3 record and coming off a dramatic overtime win, is likely to have a significant bearing on the AFC South race. Kickoff at Lucas Oil Stadium is scheduled for 12:00pm CT on Sunday, November 29th, 2020.
The Colts are scheduled to host up to 12,500 fans for the game to meet local, NFL and U.S. Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines to help limit the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus.
Austin Peay State University student Victoria Bolkcom embraces connections by writing letters through a pandemic
Clarksville, TN – Despite the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic – and perhaps to spite it – Austin Peay State University student Victoria Bolkcom this year has embraced her love of letter writing to sate “a starving for connection with those somewhere else.”
Florida – NASA has stacked the first piece of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on the mobile launcher in preparation for the Artemis I launch next year. At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, engineers lowered the first of 10 segments into place November 21st, 2020 for the twin solid rocket boosters that will power the first flight of the agency’s new deep space rocket.
Artemis I will be an uncrewed flight to test the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft as an integrated system ahead of crewed flights to the Moon with the Artemis program.
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