Written by Alan Buis
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, CA – NASA is sending scientists around the world in 2016 – from the edge of the Greenland ice sheet to the coral reefs of the South Pacific – to delve into challenging questions about how our planet is changing and what impacts humans are having on it.
While Earth science field experiments are nothing new for NASA, the next six months will be a particularly active period with eight major new campaigns taking researchers around the world on a wide range of science investigations.
Eight major new NASA field research campaigns, from the Greenland ice sheet to Pacific coral reefs, get underway this year to provide scientists with a deeper view of how our home planet works that will complement what they’ve learned from space. (NASA)
Nashville, TN – Richard S. Steece, PhD, D(ABMM) has been named director of the Tennessee Department of Health’s Division of Laboratory Services. In this position, Steece will direct all TDH microbiology and environmental lab programs and services.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Steece to our team,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. “His practical experiences at the regional, national and international levels will serve Tennesseans well.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Roxy regional theaters is currently staging their production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. This show features an amazing cast without exception, along with the incredible vocal talents of John Boehr and Alicia Kelly.
“South Pacific” is set on an island paradise during World War II and centers on an American nurse Nellie Forbush (Alicia Kelly) stationed on the island who falls in love with a middle-aged French plantation owner Emile de Becque (John Boehr) but struggles to accept his mixed-race children.
Alicia Kelly and John Boehr in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s Production of South Pacific
Clarksville, TN – Looking for something to do this weekend in the Clarksville Montgomery County area? There are several events going on this for children, adults, friends and family.
Some of this weekends events include: Lone Oak Picnic, Toy Day at the Customs House Museum, “South Pacific” playing at the Roxy Regional Theatre and several more. Below is a complete list of upcoming events.
Clarksville Events this weekend include “Bicho Brothers Band” playing at Jazz on the Lawn, “Brave” at Movies in the Park, “South Pacific” at the Roxy Theatre, and “Cooling at the Cave” at Dunbar Cave.
Clarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre does it again with their exquisite production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical “South Pacific”. Stars John Boehr and Alicia Kelly give soulful vocal performances that brings to life the emotions and anguish of their characters on the Roxy Stage.
Backed by Michael Spaziani, Elena Pascullo and the rest of this powerhouse cast, “South Pacific” creates a chemistry with the audience that takes you back to a time of men and women torn by war, romance, and prejudice.
Clarksville, TN – Set sail for “South Pacific” this summer with the Roxy Regional Theatre, Clarksville’s oldest live theatre and only professional theatre.
Starring powerhouse vocalists John Boehr and Alicia Kelly as Emile de Becque and Nellie Forbush, the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic will close out the Roxy’s 30th Anniversary Season, beginning Friday, July 12th, at 8:00pm.
Recently off runs as Velma in Chicago with Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas and as Marty in the national tour of Grease, Kelly is a veteran of the Roxy stage, having previously appeared in A Streetcar Named Desire (Blanche), RENT (Maureen) and CATS (Grizabella), among others.
Roxy Regional Theatre presents “South Pacific” July 12th – August 17th.
Clarksville, TN – Powerhouse vocalists John Boehr and Alicia Kelly have joined the cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, July 12th through August 17th.
Recently off of runs as Velma in Chicago with Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas and as Marty in the national tour of Grease, Kelly is a veteran of the Roxy stage, having previously appeared in A Streetcar Named Desire (Blanche), RENT (Maureen) and CATS (Grizabella), among others.
Written by Sgt. Joe Padula
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division PAO
Hopkinsville, KY – World War II baseball caps, Vietnam POW vests and Dessert Combat Uniforms filled the streets of downtown Hopkinsville, November 5th, for a parade to honor those who served their nation. Leading the parade were some of the men and women, who a few months ago were on the front lines of the War on Terror in southern Afghanistan, the Strike Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).
“It’s very important for us to be here today and the mission we just did in Afghanistan, confirms that importance,” said Sgt. 1st Class Norris Kennedy, the one who organized Strike’s representation in the parade. “You’re also honoring the warriors who preceded you and they need to know that we appreciate them.”
Strike Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), march in a parade honoring veterans past and present in downtown Hopkinsville, KY, Nov. 5th. The 68 Soldiers volunteered their Saturday morning to say thanks to the community and the area’s veterans. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joe Padula, 2nd BCT PAO, 101st Abn. Div.)