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Community Calendar – May 30, 2018

ACTIVITIES Wednesday, May 30 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. Thursday, May 31 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church,…

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“Inside And Out” By Mackenzie Hollowell

“Inside and Out” NCHS Student Gallery – May 23, 2018 This week’s NCHS Student Gallery Piece is “Inside and Out”, a 9X12 inch watercolor self-portrait by 12th grade Art I student Mackenzie Hollowell. “My artwork represents who I am on the inside and outside,” Hollowell wrote. “Every element that I created represents something about me.”…

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Why We See Flowers Have Color

Yellow colors and nectar attract bees to fertilize squash. Master Gardener Scoop – May 23, 2018 Will Summers, Master Gardener This time of year we are beginning to see that arrival of brightly colored flowers and few of us may wonder about the significance of this process. Our ability to see flower color is no…

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Fire

Faith Perspectives – May 23, 2018 By Rev. John Campbell United Presbyterian Church, Oakdale “Fire” That one word can signal fear or action or even comfort. If one hears “fire” and smells smoke, the thought of destruction quickly comes to mind. Yet when one is at a shooting range, the word signals action. But when…

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Community Calendar – May 23, 2018

ACTIVITIES Wednesday, May 23 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. Thursday, May 24 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church,…

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Tending The Garden

Faith Perspectives – May 16, 2018 By Rev. Nate Wollenberg Trinity Lutheran Church, Hoyleton A couple weekends ago, I finally got around to planting my vegetable garden. This is a brand new endeavor for me – last year, I had just moved to Hoyleton a couple months before spring came, and so I just wasn’t…

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Reachable Raised Beds

Master Gardener’s Scoop – May 16, 2018 By Jeanette M. Endres Master Gardener “Oh my aching back!” is often heard when the first spring green weeds begin to emerge in the garden. This is a great time to start to think of alternative ways to limit those plants that one might think of as not…

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Community Calendar – May 16, 2018

ACTIVITIES Wednesday, May 16 Washington County Hospital Health Fair, WCH, 7 to 10 a.m. Open Gym Nights for Youth, Nashville Community Center, sponsored by Nashville Assembly of God, 7 to 8 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Washington County Hospital, education and wellness center, use education center doors, 7 p.m. Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings at…

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Community Calendar – May 9, 2018

ACTIVITIES Wednesday, May 9 Open Gym Nights for Youth, Nashville Community Center, sponsored by Nashville Assembly of God, 7 to 8 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Washington County Hospital, education and wellness center, use ER doors, 7 p.m. Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings at Okawville Senior Center, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 10…

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"Melting Rhino" By Harrison Briles

NCHS Student Gallery – May 9, 2018 This week’s piece for the NCHS Student Gallery is “Melting Rhino”, by sophomore Art II Student Harrison Briles. The piece featured a sculptured bust in the form of a rhino, made using a papier-mâché technique (paper and paste) to construct the armature of the rhinoceros. “My experience began…

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