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Shocking! Fun At County Fair Kids Day

Posted July 15, 2015 at 7:15 pm


Kids Day at the Washington County Fair was held on the afternoon of Thursday, July 9, and included an electrical live-wire safety demonstration by Tri-county Electric, RIGHT, roping with a lariat which Calista Herrmann tries out, LOWER RIGHT, baby animals like the calves Stan Musial takes a rest with, BOTTOM RIGHT, old fashioned rope making, BOTTOM LEFT, and A Vermiculture display, BELOW, with red wriggler worms that make compost.

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    Prairie State Hosts Public Forum

    Posted July 19, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    Norbert Zinck (right) of Plum Hill discusses the new monofill with Prairie State engineer Don McLean during a community meeting hosted by the power plant last week.

    By Travis Volz

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    Grass Fire Consumes Tractor, Hay Bales

    Posted July 19, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    Nashville firemen responded to a grass fire at the farm of Clarence Harre west of Nashville Friday. According the fireman Seth Dinkelman, burning trash was the cause of the fire. A tractor and 70 round bales of hay were lost

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    Fowler Takes Reins At NCHS District 99

    Posted July 23, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    On July 1, Nashville Community High School’s new superintendent, Ernie Fowler, officially started in his position at the school. With the start of the school year coming up, Fowler approached the Nashville News and stated

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    Fund Set Up For Country Kitchen

    Posted July 23, 2015 at 6:42 pm

    After The Oakdale Country Kitchen was partially destroyed by a fire, friends and family of the establishment have opened a fund at the Oakdale State Bank. This non-deductible fund is to help owners Bill and Bonnie Gibson recover from the devastating fire.

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    Raiders Take 2nd At USSSA World Series

    Posted July 23, 2015 at 6:27 pm

    Washington County Raiders 12u baseball team went 6-2 and won second place in the Midwest World Series held from July 8 to 12 in Branson, Mo., and featured 32 teams from the 9 different

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    Let’s Read
    July 22, 2015

    Posted July 23, 2015 at 6:39 pm

    By Mary Barrett

    A Most Inconvenient Marriage

    By Regina Jennings

    Published by Bethany House Publishers, 11400 South Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minnesota 55438

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    Ask A Pastor
    July 22, 2015

    Posted July 23, 2015 at 6:38 pm

    By Rev Beverly Kahle, St Paul’s UCC

    What is redemption?

    Redemption – The Christian Church is good about having words that made wonderful sense when they were first

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    July 15: Seeking A Gumball Machine

    Posted July 23, 2015 at 6:05 pm

    After the request for information regarding the gumball machine which was located outside of The Nashville News in years past, former Nashville News employee Rudy Sever stopped into the office.

    “It wasn’t a gumball machine,” said

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