Opinion

Faith Perspectives – September 6, 2017

By Scott T. Sharp, Pastor First Baptist Church Nashville In the old comic strip Pogo, one of the characters made this statement: “We have seen the enemy and he is us.” The same could be said about many churches today. The most harmful opposition to the church today is not what’s happening outside its walls,…

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From The Editor: An Apology For Volleyball

On behalf of The Nashville News, and personally as the editor, I would like to apologize for the column “Volleyball” by Nashville Community High School Superintendent Ernie Fowler that was published in the Wednesday, August 30, edition of the newspaper. It is not my intent that this newspaper offend its readers. Offense though, is a…

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Bradac Will Not Seek Reelection As Sheriff

For the last three years I have served as your Sheriff. Words cannot express how honored I am to have been elected into such a position of great community trust. Such a position must be taken seriously because, to put it simply, it is a big job. A person aspiring to be the Sheriff must…

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Faith Perspectives – August 30, 2017

By Rev Beverly Kahle St. Paul’s UCC, Nashville As I write this, the estimated jackpot of the Power Ball Lottery has exceeded 700 million and it seems like everyone has lottery fever, dreaming of how good life would be if you receive that lucky combination. Unfortunately, the odds of winning that jackpot are 1 in…

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Volleyball ~ NCHS Superintendent’s Notes – August 30, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org We are in the heart of volleyball season at NCHS. I commend our young ladies for their efforts on the court. I have to admit that I don’t know a great deal about the sport. I’ve coached baseball and basketball but volleyball is a different feather all…

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Faith Perspectives – August 23, 2017

By Rev. John Campbell, United Presbyterian, Oakdale As I sit down to write there has been and is much talk about the solar eclipse, and by the time this column is published the eclipse will be a past event. Long ago people were not as informed about movement of stars and planets in the universe,…

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Faith Perspectives – August 16, 2017

By Rev. Beverly Kahle St. Paul’s UCC, Nashville As my colleague, Pastor Scott Sharp, pointed out last week, we are living in turbulent and uncertain times. These times are even more unsettled given the continued escalation of threats regarding the release of nuclear bombs. The uncertainty, polarization, and the fear across our country and the…

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