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Community Calendar – July 4, 2018

ACTIVITIES Wednesday, July 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY Happy 4th Of July! Summer Concert, County Road Cruizers, Memorial Park, 7 to 9 p.m. Fireworks, Memorial Park, Sundown Fireworks watching, L&N Depot, WCHS, sundown 4th of July Dance, Okawville Community Club Exhibition Hall, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 5 Nashville Farmers Market, in front of courthouse, 7…

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Those Who Hope In The Lord Will Renew Their Strength

Faith Perspectives – June 27, 2018 By Rev. John Campbell, The United Presbyterian Church, Oakdale This column arises from a meditation on the favorite verse of a lady who recently passed away. The family told me that the final verses of Isaiah 40 were words of inspiration to their mother, in particular: “…those who hope…

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Shelter Pet – June 27, 2018

This week’s dog for adoption is this male blue heeler (perhaps “healer” if you consider the health benefits of pet ownership…), who is about two years old. Dolly with the Partners for Pets also said that there were plenty of kittens available at the shelter as well. We have not received an updated list of…

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Community Calendar – June 27, 2018

ACTIVITIES Wednesday, June 27 Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Washington County Hospital, education and wellness center, use education center doors, 7 p.m. Open Gym Nights for Youth, Nashville Community Center, sponsored by Nashville Assembly of God, 7 to 8 p.m. Recycling truck, behind Farm Bureau, 7:30 a.m. – noon. Thursday, June 28 Nashville Farmers Market, in front…

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It’s June! Time to Finish Those Spring Clean-Up Chores

Master Gardener Scoop – June 27, 2018 By Linda Summers, Master Gardener If you did not get all your gardening tasks done in May, it is not too late to finish in June! There are tasks in your yard–from your shrubs to your flower beds to your lawn and trees–to complete as we enter the…

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Raised Bed Garden Tour June 29

University of Illinois Extension News – June 27, 2018 On Friday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to Noon students of the Hoyleton Children’s Home and University of Illinois Extension will host an open house at the Raised Bed Garden located at the corner of Maple and North Center Street (two Blocks east of the Children’s…

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Let’s Be Fussy When We Transplant

Master Gardener Scoop – June 20, 2018 By Will Summers, Master Gardener It is that time of year that all our garden centers and even variety stores abound with potted seedlings and a cornucopia of all forms of plant-life and gardening materials. This raises our concerns over the proper handling and transplanting of plants. I…

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Christ and his Bride

Faith Perspectives – June 20, 2018 By Scott T. Sharp, Pastor First Baptist Church Nashville Just a little over a week ago, my parents celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary and their current situation caused me to reconsider the marriage relationship and caring for one another in general. My dad has developed a severe case of…

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Community Calendar – June 20, 2018

ACTIVITIES Thursday, June 21 Farmers Market, Around the Courthouse, 7 – 11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 22 Parkinson Support Group Meeting, Washington County Hospital, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 Recycling truck, behind Farm Bureau, 7:30 a.m. – noon. AUCTIONS Saturday, June 23 Lehde Personal Property Auction, Okawville Community…

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Father's Day

Faith Perspectives – June 6, 2018 By Rev. Beverly Kahle St. Paul UCC- Nashville This Sunday we celebrate Father’s Day. Did you know that originally Father’s Day was celebrated on Pentecost? I don’t know why – maybe to remind us of the deep connection each father has to our Heavenly Father, the God Almighty who…

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