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Hearty Homemade Meals Good for Everyone: New Comfort Food Cookbook for People with Diabetes

 

“What a beautiful, compelling book! The recipes are at once simple, sensual, and customized for people with diabetes.”— MOLLIE KATZEN, author of Moosewood Cookbook

The American Diabetes Association Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook by Robyn WebbEating is one of life’s greatest pleasures, and comfort foods are designed to embrace and celebrate this pleasure. Unfortunately, many people assume a diagnosis of diabetes means the days of celebrating the foods they love are officially over.

That’s why the American Diabetes Association and author Robyn Webb created The American Diabetes Association Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook. It’s filled with favorite recipes customized to meet the dietary needs of people who have diabetes—while still keeping unbelievable flavor. «Read the rest of this article»


Stotts has career night in Lady Govs victory against Eastern Kentucky

 

APSU Sports Information: APSU Volleyball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – With injuries and illness depleting its roster, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team turned to freshman Jada Stotts who turned in her season’s best performance in a five-set Ohio Valley Conference victory against Eastern Kentucky, Monday night, at the Dunn Center.

Stotts was tapped for her second career start after Austin Peay (4-14, 2-5 OVC) saw junior Alex Sain and senior Kayla Grantham – their two regular right-side hitters – sidelined due to illness and injury, respectively. Stotts responded with aplomb, posting a career-best 13 kills with a .414 attack percentage.

Freshman Jada Stotts recorded a career-best 13 kills while making her second collegiate start in Austin Peay's five-set victory against Eastern Kentucky, Monday. APSU Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Freshman Jada Stotts recorded a career-best 13 kills while making her second collegiate start in Austin Peay's five-set victory against Eastern Kentucky, Monday. APSU Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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R F Sink Library Halloween Children’s Parties

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Bring your little ghost, goblin or witch to R.F. Sink Memorial Library on Thursday, October 27th. The library will host two children’s Halloween parties in conjunction with their weekly craft and story time. The first party will begin at 10:30am and the second party will kick off at 1:30pm.

Children will enjoy showing off their costumes and working on a special Halloween craft. Light refreshments will be provided. R.F. Sink Memorial Library is located at 38 Screaming Eagle Boulevard.

For additional information on the Children’s Halloween Party, please contact R.F. Sink Library at 270.798.5729.

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Nashville Heart Walk raises record $1.5 million-plus

 

American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – The 2011 Nashville Heart Walk held last Saturday raised more than $1.5 million, an all-time high for the event.
 
Participants of all ages filled the sports field at Vanderbilt and enjoyed the many festivities in the morning, and followed Nashville Mayor Karl Dean as he kicked off Walk Nashville Week leading the Heart Walk under a picture-perfect sunny sky. More than ten thousand walkers filled the 5K walk route along Natchez Trace, West End Avenue, 21st Avenue South and Children’s Way. «Read the rest of this article»

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Journey to Freedom

 

YMCAClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area YMCA is once again offering Journey to Freedom. This small group is limited to 10 participants and meets weekly for an hour and a half.

A new group starts October 18th and will meet every Tuesday from 6:30pm–8:00pm through December 6th. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU PKP chapter collecting books for Candy for the Mind

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For the ninth consecutive Halloween, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) at Austin Peay State University is collecting new and gently used children’s books for its Candy for the Mind project. Members of the campus and local community are invited to support this effort through donations of books or funds for the purchase of books.

Through this project, PKP distributed more than 1,500 books to community children during last year’s G.H.O.S.T. (Great Halloween Options for Safe Trick-or-Treating), the on-campus alternative for safe trick-or-treating. «Read the rest of this article»

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Former NFL Star Herschel Walker Visits Strike’s Top Guns

 

Written by Spc. Shawn Denham
PAO, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division2nd Brigade Combat Team - Strike

Fort Campbell, KY – Oftentimes people feel alone in life due to circumstances beyond their control and Soldiers are not exempt from feelings of isolation, depression and despair. The Army encourages Soldiers and their families to seek proper medical help and attention when needed and the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), offers assistance at all times, sometimes with the help from well-known celebrities.

Herschel Walker, former National Football League player who won the Heisman Trophy in 1982 and played for teams like the Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants, visited the Strike Brigade’s 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment at their headquarters at Fort Campbell, KY, September 28th.

Herschel Walker, former NFL player and mixed martial arts fighter, speaks to Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at the Top Guns battalion’s headquarters at Fort Campbell, KY, Sept. 28th. Walker shared his personal struggle through mental health care problems, his rebound and recovery and encouraged Soldiers to seek help whenever it is needed. (U.S. Army Photo By Spc. Shawn Denham, PAO, 2nd BCT, 101st Abn. Div.)

Herschel Walker, former NFL player and mixed martial arts fighter, speaks to Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at the Top Guns battalion’s headquarters at Fort Campbell, KY, Sept. 28th. Walker shared his personal struggle through mental health care problems, his rebound and recovery and encouraged Soldiers to seek help whenever it is needed. (U.S. Army Photo By Spc. Shawn Denham, PAO, 2nd BCT, 101st Abn. Div.)

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Requesting Assistance Identifying Robbery Suspect

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is asking for assistance identifying a man that robbed and assaulted a 26 year old woman on September 22nd, 2011, around midnight in the area of Rocky Hill and Dover Road.

The 26 old woman was walking to a gas station to get some fuel for her vehicle. A white male approached her and asked for cigarettes and money. She told him that she didn’t have either of those items and continued to walk past him. She could hear him following her, picked up her pace, turned to see how close he was, at which time, the man tried to grab her shirt. «Read the rest of this article»

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Student Traffic Awareness Training Class Provides Young Drivers With Invaluable Information

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Citizens Police Academy in conjunction with the Clarksville Police Department presented a Student Traffic Awareness Training (S.T.A.T) class.

Students could not have asked for a better day. The 35 students took time out of their personal free time to learn more about rules of the road, speeding, wear of seatbelts, DUI, driver roles and responsibilities, causes of crashes, and many other topics.

Student Traffic Awareness Training (S.T.A.T) class. (Photo by CPD – Jim Knoll)

Student Traffic Awareness Training (S.T.A.T) class. (Photo by CPD – Jim Knoll)

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College and Ford Street Water Outage and Road Closure

 

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has scheduled two constructions crews to replace water valves and install new water service lines on College and Ford streets tomorrow evening at 5:30pm until early Wednesday morning.

A water outage and road closure will be in effect during the work on College Street from Eighth to Ninth Street and on Ford from College to St. John Street.

Traffic will be detoured to Main Street and Ninth Street.

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