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Let’s Read – September 20, 2017

Let’s Read September 20, 2017 By Mary Barrett Freedom’s Price (Keys of Promise #3) By Christine Johnson Published by Revell Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, PO Box 6287, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49516 350 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8007-2352-1 Englishwoman Catherine Haynes flees a forced marriage to seek her American mother’s family. Enlisting the

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Washington County Senior Services, Inc. – September 20, 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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This Week’s Pets For Adoption – September 20, 2017

Scarlet This week’s pet for adoption is this three-to-four month old female coonhound. Dolly with the Washington County Partners for Pets says, “She is really laid back, likes the shelter cat and likes people. She is just a easy going dog.” This relaxed gal’s Nashville News staff-suggested name is Scarlet, as in “Scarlet Begonias”. She

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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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