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Let’s Read – January 25, 2017

By Mary Barrett Flash Point (Fault Lines Series #2) By Thomas Locke Published by Revell Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, PO Box 6287, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49516 368 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8007-2435-1 Reese Clawson emerges from prison intent on revenge against Charlie Hazard and others who helped to destroy her. As times

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North American Native Butterfly Weed Named Perennial Plant Association’s Plant of YearMaster Gardener Scoop – January 25, 2017

North American Native Butterfly Weed Named Perennial Plant Association’s Plant of Year By Majo Bates Master Gardener Department of Crop Sciences: Urbana, IL “With all the ‘buzz’ about bees and butterflies, the Perennial Plant Association is celebrating a plant known for its ability to support birds and insects, including a beloved North American native butterfly.

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4-H Steer Weigh-In U of I Extension Center News – January 25, 2017

4-H Steer Weigh-In February 4 Washington County 4-H members will have weigh-in for steers and market heifers on February 4 at Nashville Animal Clinic, 1340 W. St. Louis Street in Nashville beginning at 8 a.m. All steers and market heifers that are to be shown in Washington County 4-H this year must be weighed-in on

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January 18, 2017 Classic Photo: Tiny Fingers, Tiny Keys

Last week’s Classic Photo shows a very young girl, 13 months old, according to a note on the back, in front of a toy piano. Who was this girl? My (editor Alex Haglund) Facebook feed had the answer, when Rebecca Ruehl, friend and contributor to The Nashville News (she writes the articles leading up to

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Gridiron GreatnessClassic Photo – January 25, 2017

Gridiron Greatness There is no information that was found on this week’s Classic Photo, from a football game against Chester (their name is visible on one of the jerseys in back). We would guess though, that short of someone recognizing the photo or themselves in it, that perhaps someone who is a sports junkie could

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It Happened Here – January 25, 2016

Eighty Years Ago (1937) John Kleinschmidt of Oakdale, J. C. Sternberg of Richview, A. L. Schlich of Okawville, Albert Eigenrauch of Nashville and Enloe Buhrman of Nashville were elected directors of the Washco Cooperative Wholesale Association. Hog brains were two pounds for 25 cents at Kroger. Deaths: Walter Ahrens, 46, of Nashville; Elizabeth Paul, 88,

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It Happened Here – January 18, 2017

It Happened Here Eighty Years Ago (1937) The school boards took under consideration several measures aimed at stopping the spread of influenza in the area. Included was the fumigation of classrooms and authority of teachers to send obviously infected children home. Oren Brandis purchased the Nashville Memorial Company. Approval was given for an $8,250 Nashville

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Tiny Fingers, Tiny KeysClassic Photo – January 18, 2017

Tiny Fingers, Tiny Keys This week’s Classic Photo is someone’s photo from their very early days – 13 months old, and dated March 24, 1970, according to the note on the back. However, there are no more identifying details for this adorable little musician than that. If you know who this is, contact The Nashville

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Washington County Senior Services, Inc., Menu – January 18, 2017

Washington County Senior Services, Inc., Menu Senior Citizens Menus Make your reservation and enjoy a meal with friends at any 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

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