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February 15, 2017 Classic Photo: A Plane Kinda Day

The Classic Photo featured in the February 15, 2017 edition of The Nashville News featured three men standing in front of a propeller-driven airplane, one of the men holding a one-wheeled measuring device of some sort. We’ve heard back from two readers, Dennis Hoelscher and Clarence Bauza, both of whom identified the man in the

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It Happened Here – February 22, 2017

Eighty Years Ago (1937) Burglars entered the offices of the Huegely Elevator and Milling Company in Nashville. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Junge opened the Home Restaurant in the Hilderbrand building on East Main Street in Nashville. Two pounds of pure hog lard cost 29 cents and veal was 22 cents a pound. Deaths: Sarah Cunningham,

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Washington County Senior Services – February 22, 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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Let’s Read – February 22, 2017

By Mary Barrett The Road We Traveled By Jane Kirkpatrick Published by Revell Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, PO Box 6287, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49516 340 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8007-2233-3     Tabitha Brown refuses to be left behind in Missouri when her son makes the decision to strike out for Oregon. Along

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Dentist – NCHS Superintendent’s Notes, February 22, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org     In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said “the only thing to fear is fear itself”.  That is exactly what I had recently when I had to visit the dentist’s office.  I had fear itself.  I’ve never liked going to the dentist.  The thought of it makes

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Ask A Pastor – February 22, 2017

By Reverend Syd Osenbaugh – The Healing Place (Nashville Assembly Of God)     Change is inevitable. Change happens. Sometimes it is welcomed. Other times, change comes like an intruder, disrupting what is predictable and comfortable. Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, is credited with the observation that change is the only constant in life. It begins with

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It Happened Here: February 15, 2017

Eighty Years Ago (1937) Nashville City Council raised the salary of the waterworks superintendent from $70 to $100 per month. August Sachtleben of Hoyleton was elected president of the Washington County Agricultural Conservation Association at its annual meeting. Deaths: Claude Martin, 56, of Nashville; Fred Thorman, 66, a native of Nashville; Anna Wessel, 87, of

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Master Gardener Scoop: February 15, 2017

How Accurate Are Gardening Myths? By Will Summers and Linda Summers, Master Gardeners In February gardeners look forward to the next gardening season.  Take a time-out to reflect on some concepts, and perhaps misconceptions, of gardening.  Many of these relate to planting trees and shrubs but may also pertain to all gardening.  Trees and shrubs are likely the

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Washington County News Column: February 15, 2017

4-H Shooting Sports Organizing For Spring New Pistol Club Added Washington County 4-H has added a Pistol Club to their Shooting Sports program for the 2017 season.  To participate in the Pistol Shooting Sports Club, youth must be age 12 or older.  Space is going to be limited to just five participants at this time. 

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