Opinion

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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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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