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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Danielle Liermann’s biggest play this season may come off the Softball Field

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Senior third baseman Danielle Liermann has been a cornerstone of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball program for the past three seasons, and the 2019 season had been no exception with the Simi Valley, CA, native currently leading the team in batting average (.375), home runs (8) and RBIs (20).

But Liermann maybe making her biggest play of her career in the next week as she steps away from the softball field and into the hospital to be a possible bone-marrow donor for her mother, Robin.

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Two NASA Astronauts Among Crew Heading to International Space Station

 

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NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Three crew members, including NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 12:44pm CDT Wednesday (11:44pm Baikonur time).

The Soyuz spacecraft carrying Feustal, Arnold and Oleg Artemyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos is scheduled to dock to the space station’s Rassvet module at 3:41pm Friday, March 23rd. Coverage of docking will begin at 3:00pm on NASA Television and the agency’s website, followed at 5:00pm by coverage of the opening of hatches between the spacecraft and station.

The Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and Oleg Artemyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:44pm EDT March 21, 2018 (11:44pm Baikonur time). The crew is scheduled to dock to the International Space Station at 3:41pm March 23, 2018. (NASA/Joel Kowsky)

The Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and Oleg Artemyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:44pm EDT March 21, 2018 (11:44pm Baikonur time). The crew is scheduled to dock to the International Space Station at 3:41pm March 23, 2018. (NASA/Joel Kowsky)

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Bone Marrow Donor Campaign coming to Austin Peay State University

 

Sharing America's MarrowLouisville, KY – On January 20th in the Morgan University Center Lobby, Austin Peay State University students and the Clarksville community will have the opportunity to join the bone marrow donor registry and potentially save the life of a patient fighting blood cancer.

Sharing America’s Marrow, a grassroots movement to register 50,000 donors in 2015, is coming through Clarksville as their first stop on their yearlong, 50 state quest around the country.

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Daymar Institute Back-to-School Bash a Success

 

Daymar InstituteClarksville, TN – Daymar Institute is a proud member of the Clarksville community. They enjoy giving and contributing in any way they can. This is the 5th year they contributed with a back-to-school bash.

Daymar purchased $2600.00 in school supplies. They stuffed 500 backpacks with several spiral notebooks, lined paper, pocket folders, and pencils. Elementary bags also had crayons, middle school bags contained color pencils, and high school bags got ink pens.

Back-to-School Bash at Daymar Institute

Back-to-School Bash at Daymar Institute

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Heart damage improves, reverses after stem cell injections in a preliminary human trial

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Researchers have shown for the first time that stem cells injected into enlarged hearts reduced heart size, reduced scar tissue and improved function to injured heart areas, according to a small trial published in Circulation Research: Journal of the American Heart Association.

Researchers said that while this research is in the early stages, the findings are promising for the more than five million Americans who have enlarged hearts due to damage sustained from heart attacks. These patients can suffer premature death, have major disability and experience frequent hospitalizations. «Read the rest of this article»

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Deployed Currahee Soldier named preliminary bone marrow match

 

Written by By U.S. Army Spc. Kimberly K. Menzies
Task Force Currahee Public Affairs

The CurraheesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionPaktika Province, Afghanistan – With his daily life dedicated to serving others through the military, U.S. Army Sgt. Tyrone J. Harvey never imagined he would one day have the opportunity to possibly make a personal sacrifice that might be someone’s one shot at hope.

Harvey, a brigade aviations operations noncommissioned officer assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, was notified in February that is a preliminary match to donate bone marrow.

U.S. Army Sgt. Tyrone J. Harvey of St. Louis, a brigade aviations operations noncommissioned officer assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, completes paperwork at Forward Operating Sharana Feb. 21st. Harvey was recently notified that he is a preliminary match to donate bone marrow. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kimberly K. Menzies, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Sgt. Tyrone J. Harvey of St. Louis, a brigade aviations operations noncommissioned officer assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, completes paperwork at Forward Operating Sharana Feb. 21st. Harvey was recently notified that he is a preliminary match to donate bone marrow. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kimberly K. Menzies, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

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