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Marsha Blackburn, Tommy Tuberville, Marco Rubio Fight to Stop Teachers’ Union from Researching, Targeting CRT Opponents

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) along with Senators Tommy Tuberville (R- Ala.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) sent a letter to the National Education Association (NEA) after it was reported that the union voted to target and research opponents of Critical Race Theory.

The recent violent trend of targeting proud Americans that oppose Marxist ideology is extremely concerning. Just days ago, an official with the Fairfax County, Virginia NAACP said those that oppose CRT should die.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Austin Peay State University Volleyball, Beach Volleyball Teams Earn AVCA Academic Honors

 

APSU Women's VolleyballLexington, KY – For the second consecutive year, both the Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball and beach volleyball programs earned recognition on the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award list.

Austin Peay State University Volleyball, Beach Volleyball Teams named to USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award list. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Volleyball, Beach Volleyball Teams named to USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award list. (APSU Sports Information)

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Fort Campbell Soldier Recovery Unit rededicates Warrior Memorial Garden

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers and civilian staff from the Fort Campbell Soldier Recovery Unit gathered recently to remember the Soldiers memorialized in its garden and add nine additional names.

“The garden is a place to remember these Soldiers who faced their final battle at the SRU,” said Lt. Col. Joseph Reagan, SRU commander.

Among the Soldiers whose names were added to the garden memorial this year, eight came to the SRU after being diagnosed with a fatal or incurable disease.

Fort Campbell Soldier Recovery Unit Commander Lt. Col. Joseph Reagan welcomes Gold Star families and other guests to a breakfast and memorial garden rededication ceremony at the unit, June 22nd. During the breakfast SRU staff and families reconnect, share their stories and open their hearts to new members who have experienced the loss of a Soldier. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Fort Campbell Soldier Recovery Unit Commander Lt. Col. Joseph Reagan welcomes Gold Star families and other guests to a breakfast and memorial garden rededication ceremony at the unit, June 22nd. During the breakfast SRU staff and families reconnect, share their stories and open their hearts to new members who have experienced the loss of a Soldier. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Nashville Sounds score Six in the Tenth to defeat Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, 7-1

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Weston Wilson broke a 1-1 deadlock with a three-run home run in the 10th inning to lead the Nashville Sounds over the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 7-1 Wednesday afternoon at 121 Financial Ballpark. Wilson went 4-for-4 with a double, a home run, and four RBIs.

The Jumbo Shrimp took a 1-0 lead in the third inning, but Wilson drove in Dustin Peterson with a two-out single in the fourth to tie the game at one.

Wilson got the rally going in the 10th with a three-run homer to give Nashville a 4-1 lead. Payton Henry extended the Sounds lead to 5-1 with a run-scoring single.

Nashville Sounds infielder Weston Wilson goes 4-for-4 and Hit a Three-Run Homer in the 10th Inning to lead team over Louisville Jumbo Shrimp. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds infielder Weston Wilson goes 4-for-4 and Hit a Three-Run Homer in the 10th Inning to lead team over Louisville Jumbo Shrimp. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds holding Online Auction of Camouflage Military Jerseys

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club announced today an online auction of their game-used Military Appreciation Jerseys to benefit the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center at Middle Tennessee State University. The auction begins today and runs until Friday, August 13th,2021 at 6:00pm.

The Sounds wore the camouflage military jerseys during the 2019 season and twice so far in 2021 – Saturday, May 15th and on Saturday, July 3rd. The club will wear them for a final time as part of Military Appreciation Night on Sunday, August 8th.

Bids for the jerseys are now being accepted at www.nashvillesounds.com/auctions.

Nashville Sounds Auction Benefits the MTSU Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veteran and Military Family Center. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Auction Benefits the MTSU Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veteran and Military Family Center. (Nashville Sounds)

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NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover to start search for life on Red Planet

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover has begun its search for signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. Flexing its 7-foot (2-meter) mechanical arm, the rover is testing the sensitive detectors it carries, capturing their first science readings.

Along with analyzing rocks using X-rays and ultraviolet light, the six-wheeled scientist will zoom in for closeups of tiny segments of rock surfaces that might show evidence of past microbial activity.

The robotic arm on NASA’s Perseverance rover reached out to examine rocks in an area on Mars nicknamed the “Cratered Floor Fractured Rough” area in this image captured on July 10th, 2021 (the 138th sol, or Martian day, of its mission). (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

The robotic arm on NASA’s Perseverance rover reached out to examine rocks in an area on Mars nicknamed the “Cratered Floor Fractured Rough” area in this image captured on July 10th, 2021 (the 138th sol, or Martian day, of its mission). (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

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How an iconic photographer’s images became a part of Austin Peay State University’s Art Collection

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Shortly after the spring semester ended, The New Gallery Director Michael Dickins and the Austin Peay State University (APSU) inaugural Hazel Smith Summer Research Fellow Katie Boyer began cataloging and preserving pieces in the University’s art collection.

A photo taken by fashion, celebrity and art photographer Albert Watson recently found in Austin Peay State University’s art collection. (APSU)

A photo taken by fashion, celebrity, and art photographer Albert Watson was recently found in Austin Peay State University’s art collection. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum August 2021 Exhibits, Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in Historic Downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science, and history.

Some of the events in August at the Museum are Familiars: The Art of Beverly Parker, Start Your Engines! A Celebration of Racing in Montgomery County, Douglas Charlton: Out of Darkness, Flying High, Touching History.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Austin Peay State University raises $14.6 million during 2021 fiscal year

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) achieved a fundraising total of $14.6 million in gifts and pledges from 2,477 donors during the 2021 fiscal year. This amount represents a 25% increase in the average annual fundraising amount over last year and a 38% increase over the last five years.

Austin Peay State University President Mike Licari at the What If Campaign closing celebration in June. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University President Mike Licari at the What If Campaign closing celebration in June. (APSU)

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Clarksville Area Pets of the Week for July 21st, 2021

 

Clarksville Pets of the WeekClarksville, TN – Every week, Clarksville Online will be bringing you pets from different rescue organizations that are in need of a good home in Clarksville-Montgomery County and surrounding areas. This week’s pets are for the week of July 21st, 2021.

Dogs and cats of all ages, breeds and sizes are available through area animal rescues and shelters, as well as opportunities to help homeless animals through foster programs, donations, and help with fundraisers and other family-friendly activities.

Contact a rescue near you to learn more.

Odis is available at Montgomery County Animal Care and Control

Odis is available at Montgomery County Animal Care and Control

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