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It Happened Here- February 1, 2017

Eighty Years Ago (1937) Nashville offered to take care of 200 people driven from their homes in southern Illinois between the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers in the worst flood in U.S. history. Two armed bandits robbed Dr. S. P. Schroeder of about $15 and some narcotics in his office in Nashville. Haake’s Grocery advertised a

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Washington County News Column February 1

Meeting Notice: Extension Advisory Council The next regular meeting of Bond, Clinton, Jefferson, Marion and Washington Counties Extension Advisory Council will be February 13 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be at the University of Illinois Extension Office in Clinton County, which is located at 1163 North 4th Street in Breese. Agenda items will include

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Master Gardener Scoop: Don’t Stub That Tree

By Linda Summers, Master Gardener Driving home from Centralia this week, I noticed the shape of different kinds of trees and how their plant location determines whether they will be allowed to grow and develop into their natural form.  In many instances, the tree was a great lesson in how not to prune or where

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Ask A Pastor – January 25, 2017

Ask A Pastor By Rev. John Campbell United Presbyterian, Oakdale Have you ever been in Barnes & Noble and looked at the variety of Bibles for sale? Perhaps you have searched Amazon.com for a Bible. There are many options to choose from. For some picking the right Bible is easy. They just pick what someone

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Community Calendar – January 25, 2017

Community Calendar ACTIVITIES Thursday, January 26 What Your Library Can Do For You, informational program, Nashville Public Library, 1 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 29 Nashville Bridal Expo, Nashville American Legion Hall, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 31 Prairie State Generating Company Open House, 3872 Co

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SextingNCHS Superintendent’s Notes – January 25, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org It surprises me how frequently young people get involved with this thing called “sexting”. As a school administrator, I never dreamed this would be such an issue. I can’t comprehend what runs through a person’s mind when they contemplate allowing a nude picture of themselves to be

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District 49 Call Home – January 25, 2017

District 49 Call Home Kindergarten – Second Grade Lego Club is Wednesday, January 25 in the middle school cafeteria, Lego Club is over at 4:00. Students must have written permission to attend. There will be no phone calls home to confirm if a student is going to Lego Club. If your child does not return

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Counselors’ Report NCHS Counseling Office – January 25, 2017

Counselors’ Report NCHS Counseling Office 2017-18 Class Registration: Students have received class registration forms for the 2017-18 school year. Selecting courses is a very important process that we encourage all parents to be involved with. Please take the time to talk to your child about his/her course selection. Several questions to discuss are: 1. What

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MARKET REPORT – January 25, 2017

MARKET REPORT Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Soybeans, yellow, per bu. $10.21 Soft wheat, per bu. 4.06 Corn, yellow, per bu. 3.53 Milo, per bu. 2.63 Retail Corn, per bu. 3.70 Soybean meal, per ton 385.00

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