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It Happened HereJanuary 7, 2014

It Happened Here Eighty Years Ago 1935 An electrical wire that dropped into the coal seam caused a fire at the old workings of the Clarkson Coal Mining Co. in Nashville. Workmen labored 10 hours to build stoppings to seal the fire. No injuries were reported. Henry Holzhauer announced that he was a Republican candidate…

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“Commended”December 24, 2014 Classic Photo:

December 24, 2014 Classic Photo: “Commended” Sarah Hall contacted The Nashville News to let us know that the man with “Pruitt” on his nametag was her brother, Sam Pruitt. Later, Pruitt himself got in touch with us, giving some more information about the photo. He wrote: “Interesting to see me almost 50 years ago. In…

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“A Weighty Matter”December 17, 2014 Classic Photo:

December 17, 2014 Classic Photo: “A Weighty Matter” “I’m pretty sure that is Florence “Flossie” Pleitner, said Gene Payne, who called the Nashville News. Payne suggested we contact historian Ralph McTall for more information. McTall actually contacted us independently before we could give him a call though. “I think I took that picture actually,” McTall…

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Let’s Read

Learn Easy – SEWING SKILLS – Simple Steps for 11 Sunny Projects By Lorine Mason Published by Annie’s, 306 East Parr Road, Berne, Indiana 46711 48 pages, paperback, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-57367-576-5 This book instructs readers on how to build and hone sewing skills with 11 interesting projects, from a table runner and placemats to an…

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