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It Happened Here – August 16, 2017

Eighty Years Ago (1937) The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a plan to build a new jail in Nashville and accepted the bid of Arthur Hess of St. Louis, MO, for $14,414 for its construction. Fred Aubel of Cordes held a moonlight auction to dispose of his inventory and retired from business after 28

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Community Calendar – August 16, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, August 17 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 19 Bikini Bull Riding, Club Exit 41, 7:30 Lori Bahre Benefit Quarter Auction and Spaghetti Dinner, St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 3 p.m. Monday, August 21 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 4-6:30 p.m.

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Let’s Read – August 9, 2017

By Mary Barrett The Captain’s Daughter (London Beginnings Book #1) By Jennifer Delamere Published by Bethany House Publishers, 11400 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minnesota 55438 368 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1920-7 A series of circumstances leaves Rosalyn Bernay alone and penniless in 1880s London. When she accepts a job at a theater, she is thrilled.

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This Week’s Pet For Adoption – August 9, 2017

Raufoss (ROOF-us). This week’s pet of the week is this neutered male American Bulldog mix. He is a really nice dog and is about three-years-old. “He’s just a big baby, and he loves to play,” said dolly with the Washington County Partners for Pets. She adds that he is good around cats too, a change

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Community Calendar – August 9, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, August 10 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 11 Free Swim Kids 12 and under, Nashville Memorial Park Pool, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Patient Appreciation Day, Advanced Vision Care, 2 p.m-6 p.m. Saturday, August 12 St. Michael’s Picnic, St. Michael Church

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Column: Fury Road?

Dear Readers: It’s definitely out of our regular coverage area, but I can’t help but wonder (and I know that a lot of people in our readership are wondering too), what exactly is going on with all the crashes on the Interstates this summer? I don’t have a log of all the emails I’ve received

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Faith Perspectives – August 9, 2017

By Scott T. Sharp, Pastor First Baptist Church Nashville American society today has become about as polarized as it was during the Civil War. People seem to be at one end of the spectrum or the other where morals and values are concerned. There’s no spirit of cooperation anymore and compromise is now defined as

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Letter: The Key To A Beautiful Garden

Our homeland is a garden, and such gardens are not made By singing: “Oh, how beautiful,” and sitting in the shade While better men than we go out and start their working lives At grubbing weeds from gravel-paths with broken dinner-knives. There’s not a pair of legs so thin, there’s not a head so thick,

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