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Open Your Home To An Exchange Student, Open Your Lives To The World!

Host Families Sought For Japanese And Korean Exchange Students Experience the richness of the world, without even leaving home! This summer, Illinois needs host families for 55 Japanese and seven Korean exchange students. Students range from 12 to 17 years of age and are matched to a youth in your home by gender, age and…

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The Lovely Peony

“Bowl of Beauty” (Hoogendorn, 1949) peony has been growing and blooming at the Missouri Botanical Garden for several years. Pink outer petals surround a creamy, fluffy center. Master Gardener Scoop – April 11, 2018 By Leora McTall, Master Gardener For a short time during a National Iris Convention in Salem, Ore., the lovely peony took…

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Let’s Read – April 4, 2018

By Mary Barrett I Am The Rain By John Paterson Published by Dawn Publications, 12402 Bitney Springs Road, Nevada City, California 95959 32 pages, paperback, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-58469-616-2 Sometimes I am the rain cloud and sometimes I am the rain. I can show you the rainbow in mist and morning dew. I can be a…

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Relay For Life – Is Your Impact Local Or Not?

Karianne Schnitker and Nancy Hish manned a bake sale in front of Farmers and Merchants Bank in Nashville on Friday morning to benefit Relay For Life. Want to help too? Read the column, head to the website, start a team or call Rebecca – there’s plenty of work to be done, and there’s still progress…

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Pruning Fruit Trees

Pruning fruit trees now, before the leaves have come in and the pests are out, holds certain advantages over waiting until later in the season. Master Gardener Scoop – April 4, 2018 Will Summers, Master Gardener If your fruit trees have not blossomed yet, you still have time to give them a good pruning in…

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You’re In The Army Now…

Well, we’re pretty sure it’s the army anyway. If not, we are counting on you readers to let us know. There is no information included with this photo, so beyond “The wood paneling makes it look like it was shot at the Nashville News…” (it’s not), we are at a loss. If you see someone…

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Community Calendar – April 4, 2018

ACTIVITIES Thursday, April 5 Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 6 Nashville Knights of Columbus Fish and Chicken Fry, Nash- ville KC Hall, 4 – 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7 Belleville New Flea Market, 1550 E. State Route 15, Belleville, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Rainbow Ranch Baby Bonanza, 9906 State Route 15m…

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Easter Is Here

Easter 2018 Faith Perspectives, Plus Good Friday And Easter Events Faith Perspectives – March 28, 2018 By Rev. John Campbell United Presbyterian, Oakdale In our world today, events and appointments come upon us rapidly. The days seem to pass quickly. Hopefully, we have taken some time to reflect on the season of Lent. Perhaps, you…

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NCHS Student Gallery “Large Mouth Bass” By Devan Sullivan

This week’s NCHS Student Gallery piece is “Large Mouth Bass”, a ceramic sculpture made in Art II by sophomore Devan Sullivan. The piece is a six-by-three-by-seven-inch vessel with a removable lid. It’s been modeled to look like a bass with its mouth open, and the lid looks like a smaller fish. It’s been glazed both…

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Happy Cancerversary

Today, Emilie is cancer free. 21 years ago, she was diagnosed with lymphocytic leukemia. Today marks the 21st cancerversary for our daughter Emilie. She was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia on March 26, 1997. She was 5 and in kindergarten. Following 28 months of treatment, she was cured. 22 spinal taps, 12 courses of vincristine,…

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