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ProofreadingNCHS Superintendent’s Notes – November 16, 2016

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org A lesson that our students should embrace is a simple matter. Always proofread before submitting anything in writing. How many times have we been in a hurry to release a written document and skipped the time it takes to proofread only to be embarrassed by a glowing

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Bus DriversNCHS Superintendent’s Notes

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org I’m convinced there will be a special place in Heaven for a group of people who are often taken for granted and overlooked for what they do to keep our kids safe. I’m talking about school bus drivers. They are a rare breed. We often talk about

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Letter: If Cameron Is Unable To Finish Term, She Should Resign

If Cameron Is Unable To Finish Term, She Should Resign Dear Editor, I recently read an article that Washington County Treasurer Kelly Cameron was on extended sick leave. With two years to go in her term of office, it seems unfair for her to keep everyone in the dark while she continues to receive her

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Column: The Real People

The Real People Dear Readers: It’s over now. Thank God. The election is finally over. Unless there’s some sort of Florida-type, hanging chad issue, or some such craziness….which, given how the rest of the cycle has gone is, just, WAY too possible. But no. We’re going to go with the idea that hopefully, PLEASE, this

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Voting – NCSH Superintendent’s Notes, Nov. 2, 2016

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org Finally, November 8 is just about here and we can take a brief break from the political season. It seems as though campaigning has been going on forever! We are now down to the point where it is time to make a decision as to the direction

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Letter: Smear By Those With Something To Gain?

Smear By Those With Something To Gain? Our court system is under attack again, in a repeat of the 2014 smear campaign that was waged against Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier. In the final two weeks of the 2014 General Election a small number of trial lawyers bankrolled $2.25 million in negative, shameful, mean-spirited ads

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Column: Unbiased Coverage In A Small Town

Unbiased Coverage In A Small Town Dear Readers: During this week’s Halloween parade and carnival at the Nashville Community Center, I was standing to the side of the stage, ready to take photos of kids dressed up in their costumes. The Nashville Lions Club sponsors the event, and runs a costume contest as part of

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Ask A Pastor – Oct. 26, 2016

Ask A Pastor By Rev. Syd Osenbaugh The Healing Place (Nashville Assembly of God) The rains came down and the floods came up, and the house on the sand went SPLAT! That song may spark nostalgia in the hearts of many who attended Sunday school or VBS. Most children I know really enjoyed clapping their

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NCHS Superintendent’s Notes: HalloweenOctober 26, 2016

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org It is about time for little ghosts and goblins to invade neighborhoods all across America. Many folks will look forward to seeing the parade of costumes come up the sidewalk, bag in hand, ready to yell those old familiar words…..”Trick or treat”. Times have changed since I

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Ask A Pastor – Oct. 19, 2016

Ask A Pastor By Rev. Beverly Kahle St. Paul’s U.C.C. – Nashville How should a New Testament Christian view the Old Testament? I believe that we have to hold the entire Bible as the inspired word of God, and as such is useful for teaching and understanding how to live godly lives (II Timothy 3:16-17).

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