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Fresh Strawberries – Classic Photo, September 13, 2017

This week’s Classic Photo shows an older gentleman selling some fresh strawberries. While he does look a little familiar, there is no identifying information on the photo. There is a stamp on the back from photographer Grover Brinkman of Okawville, but this is hardly unique – numerous Classic Photos that have appeared here were shot

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This Week’s Pets For Adoption – September 13, 2017

Gidget This week’s pet for adoption is this four-month-old female terrier mix. “She is kinda shy but loves to play and would be a good lap dog. She plays with the shelter cat so she would be good around a cat. It would be great for her to go to a home with a young

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Washington County Senior Services Menu – September 13, 2017

Make your reservation and enjoy a meal with friends at either of the sites. Besides offering a hot nutritious meal, we also offer a wide range of information and assistance. If you know anyone who would benefit from home delivered meals or any other services, please call either sites. Transportation is available by appointment; all

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Faith Perspectives – September 13, 2017

By Rev. Beverly Kahle Acting Chair of the Washington County Ministerial Alliance Pastor, St. Paul United Church of Christ The country has been hit hard with several devastating natural disasters – floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, fires – amassing billions of dollars of damages, loss of life, and wide-spread devastation. You may have seen and/or contributed to

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Community Calendar – September 13, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, September 14 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 15 Nashville News Customer Appreciation Day, Nashville News Office, 211 W. St. Louis St., 12-3 p.m. Okawville Wheat Festival – 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday, September 16 Okawville Wheat Festival – 7

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It Happened Here – September 13, 2017

Eighty Years Ago (1937) Paving on the highway, between Stone Church and St. Libory, was completed, shortening the distance to St. Louis, MO, by seven miles. A Lincoln sedan driven by Mrs. William Rixman of Hoyleton knocked one car of a moving M&I freight train off the tracks at the Meinert crossing north of Nashville.

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Faith Perspectives – September 6, 2017

By Scott T. Sharp, Pastor First Baptist Church Nashville In the old comic strip Pogo, one of the characters made this statement: “We have seen the enemy and he is us.” The same could be said about many churches today. The most harmful opposition to the church today is not what’s happening outside its walls,

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Let’s Read – September 6, 2017

By Mary Barrett Invitation (Harbingers Cycle One) By Bill Myers, Frank Peretti, Angela Hunt & Alton Gansky Published by Bethany House Publishers, 11400 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minnesota 55438 352 pages, paperback, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1974-0 Four strangers consisting of a tattoo artist, an atheist ex-priest professor, his geeky assistant, and a big-hearted athlete, are drawn

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Community Calendar – September 6, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, September 7 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 9 Spaghetti Dinner, Ashley Fire Protection District, 3-7 p.m., Station 1, Ashley Sunday, September 10 Nashville Fireman’s Association barbecue chicken dinner, Nashville American Legion, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. First night, Awana

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