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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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It Happened Here – August 30, 2017

It Happened Here – August 30, 2017 Eighty Years Ago (1937) Reverend T. C. Kugler retired after 10 years as pastor of the Lenzburg Evangelical Church. Swift and Company opened a new cream buying station on West Elm Street in Nashville. Several appliances were taken in a burglary at the Skelgas store in Okawville. Wheat

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Standing In Formation – Classic Photo

Classic Photo – August 30, 2017 This week’s Classic Photo shows the Okawville Community High School band lined up and ready for a performance. There are no details about what event the photo was taken for or when, so if you know anything about this photo or recognize anyone in it, please get in touch

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Community Calendar – August 30, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, August 31 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 1 Early Deadline for The Nashville News, 3 p.m. Monday, September 4 HAPPY LABOR DAY Banks and other businesses closed, including The Nashville News Wednesday, September 6 Recycling truck, behind Farm Bureau,

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Faith Perspectives – August 30, 2017

By Rev Beverly Kahle St. Paul’s UCC, Nashville As I write this, the estimated jackpot of the Power Ball Lottery has exceeded 700 million and it seems like everyone has lottery fever, dreaming of how good life would be if you receive that lucky combination. Unfortunately, the odds of winning that jackpot are 1 in

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Let’s Read – August 30, 2017

By Mary Barrett Threads of Suspicion (An Evie Blackwell Cold Case #2) By Dee Henderson Published by Bethany House Publishers, 11400 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minnesota 55438 400 pages, hardback, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1998-6 Evie Blackwell and her new partner, David Marshall, are assigned to a pair of unrelated cases in suburban Chicago. Both involve persons

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August 9, 2017 Classic Photo: “School Days”

We’ve heard back regarding the “School Days” Photo featured in the Wednesday, August 9 edition of The Nashville News. Michelle Meentemeyer wrote us an email, stating that the photo was from a two week long European trip taken by Okawville High School students in June of 1977. The trip was offered to German and Art

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