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ACTIVITIES Thursday, July 20 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 22 St. Charles Church Picnic, Parish Grounds, Dubois. Back to School Carnival, Grace United Methodist Church, 10 a.m. to 1  p.m. Ethan Lehde Benefit, Addieville Community Club, Doors, 6:30 p.m., Live Auction,

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Faith Perspectives: July 19

By Rev. John Campbell, United Presbyterian, Oakdale At the beginning of July, I attended the reunion of the family of my mother’s mother’s parents. This was the 90th year that the family had come together for a reunion. One of my elderly cousins who was not able to attend because of health wrote this comment:

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Master Gardener Scoop: Summer Dangers – Heat And Sun

By Will Summers, Master Gardener So far this summer, we have experienced widely variable temperatures. Weather conditions across America have been extreme. Is this normal? Who can say? All we know is “Just wait, and the weather will change.” It is healthy for all people to be active outdoors. Regrettably, too many people, especially our

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Faith Perspectives

By Scott T. Sharp, Pastor First Baptist Church Nashville I mentioned last week that people often times share with me that they find it hard to pray,  so we looked at a very simple acronym a person can use as they pray, the acronym ACTS (Adoration/Acknowledgment, Confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication). It serves as a reminder of

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Community Calendar

ACTIVITIES Thursday, June 22 Summer Concert – County Road Cruizers, Pavilion Across The Creek, Nashville Memorial Park, 6 p.m. Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 24 Washington County Relay For Life, Okawville Community Club – 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Old Fashioned

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Community Calendar – June 7, 2017

ACTIVITIES   Thursday, June 8 Summer Concert, Restoration Band/33 AD, Pavilion Across the Creek, Memorial Park Nashville, 6 p.m. Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10 Washington County Hospital 5K and Fun Run, State Lake, 8 a.m. Heritage Days, Schlosser Complex Historic

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2017 Relay For Life: More People Living With It Than Dying From It

By Rebecca Ruehl     I posted this question on Facebook a week or so ago.  “Friends. I need your help. If you or a family member is a cancer survivor, would you type their names in the comments section. It’s for a Relay article. And yes, I can use “first name last initial” for anonymity.”

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Let’s Read – June 7, 2017

By Mary Barrett Sewn With Joy (The Pinecraft Pie Shop Series #3) By Tricia Goyer and Sherry Gore Published by Harvest House Publishers, 990 Owen Loop North, Eugene, Oregon 97402 352 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7369-6134-9     Lovina’s bakery shop becomes so popular that Joy starts creating much-in-demand souvenirs. When the television crew hires her

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Faith Perspectives – May 31, 2017

By Rev. Beverly Kahle St. Paul UCC – Nashville     Terrorist act follows terrorist act. Prices of all the essentials seem to just keep rising, Pay checks seem to dwindle. Crime is on the rise. The government is in an uproar. Could it be another year without a state budget? These things affect not just

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Let’s Read – May 31, 2017

By Mary Barrett The Cottage (Secrets of the Shetlands Book #2) By Michael Phillips Published by Bethany House Publishers, 11400 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minnesota 55438 400 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1749-4     When Alonah “Loni” Ford arrives in Whales Reef, she is stunned by the wild  beauty of the remote North Sea enclave and

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