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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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In Flanders Fields

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In

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Community Calendar – May 31, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, June 1 First performance in Washington County Arts Council summer concert series, NCHS Music Department, Pavilion Across the Creek, Nashville Memorial Park, 6 p.m. Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Saturday, June 3 “Walk With The Dogs” for Pancreatic Cancer, 7:30 a.m., Memorial Park Wednesday, June 7 Recycling truck, behind Farm Bureau,

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Faith Perspectives – May 31, 2017

By Rev. John Campbell, United Presbyterian Church, Oakdale     In last week’s column, we looked at the ascension of Jesus, that is Jesus return bodily to God the Father, and now he rules the world till the time of his return. Just before Jesus went, he told the disciples to ‘wait for the gift my

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