Opinion

Letter: May Is Myositis Awareness Month

Dear Editor, I live in Nashville and have a chronic disease known as myositis. The disease affects relatively few Americans (50,000 – 75,000), but for  those who have the disease it can be very debilitating.  While I am one of the unlucky few to have this disease, there are probably others in our community who

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Column: Seeking Voices Of Faith, People Of Faith

Dear Readers: You may have noticed something different on this page over the last few weeks. The “Ask A Pastor” column is no more, but it has not disappeared so much as undergone a renovation – in its place is “Faith Perspectives.” See Page A10 for this week’s edition, online here. Voices of Faith Needed

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Faith Perspectives – May 24, 2017

By Rev. John Campbell, United Presbyterian Church, Oakdale     Last month we celebrated Jesus’ resurrection from the grave. We joined our voices singing and saying our praises to God along with those early disciples in rejoicing in what God has done. Now we have moved back to the routine, yet this week there is a

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Rebuttal – NCHS Superintendent’s Notes, May 24, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org     My summer break has gotten off to a rocky start.  Unfortunately,  some (not all) of my friends with the Nashville Education Association aren’t happy with me.  I’m in good company.  Santa Claus can’t make everybody happy.  Jesus Christ was perfect and was killed for his actions. 

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Column: Seeking Solutions To The Heroin Problem

Dear Readers: There comes a time when a newspaper person, particularly those of us at small town papers, but really, anywhere, feels the need to abandon some of their impartiality and put their own voice into things. Usually it’s in a column, but in the opening of the article related to the heroin project (Here,

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Faith Perspectives – May 3, 2017

By Rev. Beverly Kahle – St. Paul U.C.C., Nashville     It seems like eons ago that we celebrated Easter – yet it was only just a few weeks, and the truth is that we are still living in the Easter season.  As Christians we declare that this was the pivotal moment in history.  Christ conquered

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Addieville – May 3, 2017

Darlene Ostendorf – (618) 424-7779     Rain, Rain, Rain was the news story this past week.   At this writing early Sunday evening, my rain gauge had 9 ½ inches since Wednesday. Remember clean up dates at the Addieville Community Club park Thursday, May 4 at 6:30 pm and Saturday, May 6 at 8 am.  Please

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Ashley – March 8, 2017

Melody Turner –– 314-0684     Sin-C Vapors locates at 171 N.W Railroad is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm. Stop by and check it out and register to win the March drawing. My and T Sale’s at 157 East Jackson is planning a HUGE Sale for March 17th and 18th from

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Addieville – March 8, 2017

Darlene Ostendorf – (618) 424-7779     Lenten Bible study 7 to 8 pm Wednesday night at Zion Church. Get well prayers for Janet Weeke who had major back surgery and for Missy Meentemeyer who had hip replacement surgery. Several members of Zion’s Women’s Guild attended guest night at St Peter’s UCC, Okawville last Thursday evening.

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Venedy – March 8, 2017

Ora Mae Droege 824-6326   St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy. Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor. 7:30 pm – Wednesday, March 8th, Lenten Services. 9:00 am – Sunday School. 10:00 am – Sunday Worship Service – Second Sunday in Lent: Genesis 12: 1 – 9; Romans 4: 1 – 8, 13 – 17;  John 3: 1 –

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