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Column: Seeking Voices Of Faith, People Of Faith

Dear Readers: You may have noticed something different on this page over the last few weeks. The “Ask A Pastor” column is no more, but it has not disappeared so much as undergone a renovation – in its place is “Faith Perspectives.” See Page A10 for this week’s edition, online here. Voices of Faith Needed…

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Column: Seeking Solutions To The Heroin Problem

Dear Readers: There comes a time when a newspaper person, particularly those of us at small town papers, but really, anywhere, feels the need to abandon some of their impartiality and put their own voice into things. Usually it’s in a column, but in the opening of the article related to the heroin project (Here,…

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Addieville – May 3, 2017

Darlene Ostendorf – (618) 424-7779     Rain, Rain, Rain was the news story this past week.   At this writing early Sunday evening, my rain gauge had 9 ½ inches since Wednesday. Remember clean up dates at the Addieville Community Club park Thursday, May 4 at 6:30 pm and Saturday, May 6 at 8 am.  Please…

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Ashley – March 8, 2017

Melody Turner –– 314-0684     Sin-C Vapors locates at 171 N.W Railroad is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm. Stop by and check it out and register to win the March drawing. My and T Sale’s at 157 East Jackson is planning a HUGE Sale for March 17th and 18th from…

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Addieville – March 8, 2017

Darlene Ostendorf – (618) 424-7779     Lenten Bible study 7 to 8 pm Wednesday night at Zion Church. Get well prayers for Janet Weeke who had major back surgery and for Missy Meentemeyer who had hip replacement surgery. Several members of Zion’s Women’s Guild attended guest night at St Peter’s UCC, Okawville last Thursday evening.…

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Column: Galleries And Calendars And, Oh My!

Dear Readers: It’s an exciting time here. Spring is so close I can practically taste it (Yum…Hayfever!), and well, if we’re being honest, it’s still pretty chilly out, but it is March and this Monday was Casimir Pulaski Day so that means Sunday was…DuBois PolishFest! I have enjoyed PolishFest for a long time before I…

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