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Faith Perspectives – August 9, 2017

By Scott T. Sharp, Pastor First Baptist Church Nashville American society today has become about as polarized as it was during the Civil War. People seem to be at one end of the spectrum or the other where morals and values are concerned. There’s no spirit of cooperation anymore and compromise is now defined as

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Letter: The Key To A Beautiful Garden

Our homeland is a garden, and such gardens are not made By singing: “Oh, how beautiful,” and sitting in the shade While better men than we go out and start their working lives At grubbing weeds from gravel-paths with broken dinner-knives. There’s not a pair of legs so thin, there’s not a head so thick,

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Washington County Sheriff’s Report – August 9, 2017

August 7 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to Okawville, IL to assist Okawville Police Department on a traffic stop. August 6 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy reported a traffic sign that had been knocked down at the intersection of ST RT 160 and ST Rt 15. A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a

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Nashville Police Report – August 9, 2017

July 31 The Nashville Police Dexapartment responded to N. Kaskaskia St. at E. Elm St. for recovered property. Officers responded to the 17500 block of Mockingbird Rd to remove a subject from the property. Police responded to Citgo for found property. Officers responded to St. Rt. 15, a half mile east of Nashville for a

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Fantastically Fresh Food – At The Nashville Farmers Market

Leonard Haertling. The Nashville Farmers Market, sponsored by The Nashville Chamber of Commerce, is open in front of the courthouse, along IL-15, every Thursday morning and Monday afternoon. There’s plenty of great produce for sale, including the items from: Mike Simonton, Paul Stegman, Leonard Haertling, and Josh Cowley. The market is open: • from 7

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NCHS Hires New Principal, Mark Begando

New NCHS Principal Mark Begando. By Alex Haglund The Nashville Community High School Board held a special meeting on Monday, August 7, regarding personnel. Specifically, the meeting was to interview and vote on hiring a new principal for NCHS. Following a closed session, the board voted to hire Mark Begando as the new NCHS principal.

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City Council Approves Road Closures For Fall Festival

By Alex Johannes The Nashville City Council met for a meeting last Thursday evening at Nashville City Hall. A request was previously brought to the Council by Chamber President Tom Speedie at the July 20 meeting, was approved at this meeting, which allows for road closures for the Fall Festival. The street closures will be

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HERO Trailer Comes To NCHS On Registration Day

Trailer Has Mock Up Of Teen Bedroom, Organization Seeks To Show Parents Warning Signs Of Drug Abuse The “Hidden In Plain Sight” trailer, ABOVE, from HERO (Heroin Epidemic Relief Organization) was parked at NCHS during registration day, August 8, 2017. By Alex Haglund There are bags on the desk – one is (made to look

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Making Miracles

Thursday, July 27, was Miracle Treat Day at Nashville Dairy Queen, and proceeds of every Blizzard sold went to St. Louis Cardinal Glennon Hospital through the Children’s Miracle Network. Along with frozen treats, DQ also had balloons for kids, live music and face painting, or in the case of Konly Cruser, 6, ABOVE, arm painting,

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