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Letter: USPS Makes A Difference

USPS Makes A Difference All for the price of a stamp… Since our country was founded, the U.S. Postal Service has connected friends, families, neighbors and businesses by mail. Our original mandate called for an institution that would provide universal service to all Americans. That mandate is just as important to this nation today as…

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Ask A PastorFebruary 18, 2015

By Pastor Scott Osenbaugh, The Healing Place (Nashville Assembly of God) “But they were such good, Christian people! What a terrible thing to happen to them!” It has become a rallying cry for those wanting to claim believing in God is foolish and nothing more than a myth. Such claim that a good God who…

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Letter: Response To Questions About Ask A Pastor

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to the recent letter from Mr. Don Burr of Nashville regarding the Ask A Pastor column. It is pleasant to know that he regularly reads this column with interest, as his letter stated. This is one of the reasons for communicating through this venue – to reach an…

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Letter: Questions To Ask The Pastors

Questions To Ask The Pastors Dear Editor, Since its inception, I have read Ask a Pastor regularly and with interest. I reasonably inferred that these essays are pastors’ answers to questions the title of the article invites readers to submit. So about four years ago I sent the pastors a question via their provided email…

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Ask The PastorFebruary 11, 2015

Ask The Pastor: By Rev. John Campbell United Presbyterian Church, Oakdale One little song that I enjoy singing when I am in the car by myself is “O God Is Good.” There is also a cheer: God is good all the time; all the time God is good. Yet we all experience setbacks in one…

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Letter: Questions About Annexation

Questions About Annexation I am writing in response to last weeks letter, as I have been asked a number of questions pertaining to the possible annexation/dissolution of Hoyleton School Dist. 29. If there was one thing that I could do over before the school board voted, it would be to work harder to put more…

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Ask A PastorJan. 28, 2015

By Rev. Bev Kahle St Paul United Church of Christ, Nashville Q: What are your hopes and expectations for the coming year? A: Hope. What a wonderful word. I think of Advent and lighting the candle of hope that shines in the darkness. I think of the Christmas Carol, O Little Town of Bethlehem, and…

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Letter: Breese Coach Honored And Humbled By Team’s Win Of Hawkins Award

Breese Coach Honored And Humbled By Team’s Win Of Hawkins Award Dear Nashville High School Sports Community, I would like to take the opportunity to let your community, the administrators and the tournament staff at NCHS know how honored and humbled I was when our basketball team won the “Don Hawkins Sportsmanship Award” at the…

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Letter: What Course Is Best For Students In Hoyleton?

What Course Is Best For Students In Hoyleton? Hoyleton District 29 Grade School Board voted to proceed with the annexation/dissolution of the school district to Nashville District 49. Since then, a group of Hoyleton residents have started a petition to stop the process before going to the Regional Board of Trustees for the final decision.…

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