Opinion

Ask A Pastor – March 8, 2017

By Rev. Beverly Kahle – St. Paul U.C.C., Nashville     I came across a quote from Mother Teresa, “The fruit of silence is prayer, the fruit of prayer is faith, the fruit of faith is love, the fruit of love is service, the fruit of service is peace.”  What a profound statement! This world today

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Column: Galleries And Calendars And Nash-News.com, Oh My!

Dear Readers: It’s an exciting time here. Spring is so close I can practically taste it (Yum…Hayfever!), and well, if we’re being honest, it’s still pretty chilly out, but it is March and this Monday was Casimir Pulaski Day so that means Sunday was…DuBois PolishFest! I have enjoyed PolishFest for a long time before I

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Tantrums – NCHS Superintendent’s Notes, March 1, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org     Temper tantrums seem to be in style these days.  When I was a kid, a fit was met with a swift cure by my parents.  They often told me things that I didn’t want to hear.  This usually involved the word “no” somewhere in the conversation. 

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Letter: Trespassing, Tree-Trimming, Without Apology

On February 20, 2017, at approximately 1 pm, we discovered that contract employees of Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) had cut a 20 yard by 150 yard swath from the Northeast edge of our property. The salient fact in this matter is that no permission was secured. We immediately ordered the tree trimming crew from our

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Dentist – NCHS Superintendent’s Notes, February 22, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org     In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said “the only thing to fear is fear itself”.  That is exactly what I had recently when I had to visit the dentist’s office.  I had fear itself.  I’ve never liked going to the dentist.  The thought of it makes

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Ask A Pastor – February 22, 2017

By Reverend Syd Osenbaugh – The Healing Place (Nashville Assembly Of God)     Change is inevitable. Change happens. Sometimes it is welcomed. Other times, change comes like an intruder, disrupting what is predictable and comfortable. Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, is credited with the observation that change is the only constant in life. It begins with

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Ask A Pastor – January 25, 2017

Ask A Pastor By Rev. John Campbell United Presbyterian, Oakdale Have you ever been in Barnes & Noble and looked at the variety of Bibles for sale? Perhaps you have searched Amazon.com for a Bible. There are many options to choose from. For some picking the right Bible is easy. They just pick what someone

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SextingNCHS Superintendent’s Notes – January 25, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org It surprises me how frequently young people get involved with this thing called “sexting”. As a school administrator, I never dreamed this would be such an issue. I can’t comprehend what runs through a person’s mind when they contemplate allowing a nude picture of themselves to be

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Letter: America Needs The Electoral College

America Needs The Electoral College We Need the Electoral College Our Electoral College prevents tyranny by the majority, or giving one state an excess of influence over other states. The Electoral College provides a buffer against states with large populations of government workers and/or government welfare recipients. If the outcome of an election were based

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Ask A Pastor – January 18, 2017

Ask A Pastor By Pastor Scott Osenbaugh, The Healing Place (Nashville Assembly of God) In 1990, my wife and I moved our family to Missouri from California to serve as pastors of a small, struggling fellowship. One of the men in the church took me around the town to show me where the grocery store,

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