Opinion

Letter: Public Has A Right To Details Of WCH-SSM Deal

A special Washington County Hospital Board meeting was called in July 2017 to discuss development of a long overdue Strategic Plan for the fiscal year 2018 ending April 30, 2018. That plan was never revealed to the public, nor has any related activity been shared with the public in open monthly Board meetings. Since July

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Tending The Garden

Faith Perspectives – May 16, 2018 By Rev. Nate Wollenberg Trinity Lutheran Church, Hoyleton A couple weekends ago, I finally got around to planting my vegetable garden. This is a brand new endeavor for me – last year, I had just moved to Hoyleton a couple months before spring came, and so I just wasn’t

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Letter: Thanks And God Bless

I wish to thank all my family and friends for the beautiful cards, flowers, food, gifts and telephone calls for my 80th birthday. It was greatly appreciated. God Bless You All, Karen S. Marten

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What Benefit Does A Community College Have For The Community?

April 30 will officially close out National Community College Month. We at Kaskaskia College have been bustling with activity as we have celebrated this wonderful month with several open houses at our five education centers located throughout the Kaskaskia College district, culminated with our final open house held on main campus this past Monday. As

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Washington County Right To Life Honors Essay Contest Finalists

Washington County Right To Life held their Essay Contest Award Night on April 9. Each student was presented a check after they read their essay. Those honored were, FROM LEFT, Caitlynn Pytlinski, 8th grade Trinity– St. John, 1st place; Savannah Downey, 7th grade T–SJ, 1st place; Lauren Rapp, 7th grade T–SJ, 1st place; Megan Rennegarbe,

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Faith Perspectives – April 18, 2018

By Rev. Beverly Kahle St. Paul UCC, Nashville We are currently in the season of Easter where we celebrate and explore what it means that Christ died for us so that we can live for and through him. Easter is that wonderful time in the spring when usually the world around us awakens from its

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Traditions

Faith Perspectives – April 11, 2018 By Rev. James Miller Trinity Lutheran Church, Nashville There was once a little girl who was helping her mom bake a sheet cake. The mother took the cake out of the oven, lifted it out of the pan, and placed it on the cake platter. The daughter readied the

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Letter: A Response To “Let’s Get The Word Out”

I would like to respond to Mr. Rick Greten’s letter regarding the elections and health care costs and the affordable health care act. I believe he did an outstanding job in writing the article for in my eyes it truly expresses and totally demonstrates his arrogance, ignorance, and incompetence. I fully understand and respect his

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Letter: Let’s Get the Word Out

Well, it’s an election year again and one subject that don’t hear mentioned, either by State or Federal candidates is “Health Care”. Of course, Obama took care of that right? Not to be political but the only thing that did was to give our Federal tax money for all to have health insurance-same plans, same

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Faith Perspectives – April 4, 2018

By Rev. John Campbell United Presbyterian Church, Oakdale When a major event happens, there are several stories of what happened. This is because each person has a particular perspective of how they view things. So when I say that “God is good, all the time”, I am speaking from my perspective concerning the goodness of

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