Firefighters Battle Blaze In Box Truck

Firefighters Battle Blaze In Box Truck The Addieville, Hoyleton and Nashville Fire Departments responded to a truck on fire outside of Brown Brothers Produce along IL 127 on the afternoon of Friday, January 12, braving frigid conditions to put the fire out. Along with the fire fighters, the Washington County Ambulance Department, Sheriff’s Department and

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Ricky Johnson Honored For Service As Community Link Board Member

Ricky Johnson Honored For Service As Community Link Board Member Community Link recently recognized Ricky Johnson for serving as a volunteer member of Community Link’s Board of Directors. Ricky recently retired from the board after three and a half years of service. He served on the Performance & Oversight Committee, Governance Committee, and was the

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KC Foundation Awards Dorothy Pedtke Memorial Scholarship To Tyler Jahnke

KC Foundation Awards Dorothy Pedtke Memorial Scholarship To Tyler Jahnke Kaskaskia College is proud to announce that Tyler Jahnke of DuBois has been named the recipient of the Dorothy Pedtke Memorial Scholarship awarded through the Kaskaskia College Foundation. Tyler is a 2017 graduate of Nashville High School and is a freshman at KC pursuing a

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Stop The Presses! Boys Scouts Hold Auction

Stop The Presses! Boys Scouts Hold Auction On the morning of Saturday, January 13, the Washington County Fairgrounds was the site of the annual Boy Scout Consignment Auction. Being sold here are two presses,one for reloading ammunition, the other for making sausage. The auction takes consignments and donations from the community to help support Boy

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Samuel Richard Willis

Samuel Richard Willis Samuel Richard Willis, 88, of Nashville, passed away at 4:50 a.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. He was born on June 28, 1929 in Nashville, the son of Otto and Sally Mercer Willis. He married Edna J. Tucker on January 20, 1951 in Ashley. He is

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Ray Stout

Ray Stout Mr. Ray Stout of Nashville, departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 12:24 PM. He had attained the age of 80 years and 11 days. Ray was born on January 4, 1938 in East St. Louis, the son of Alex and Clair Stout. He

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Tolkien Movie Series Continues At Library With “The Desolation Of Smaug”

Tolkien Movie Series Continues At Library With “The Desolation Of Smaug” All three movies from Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” trilogy are being shown on Thursdays in January. Playing this week is “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”, which will be played on Thursday, January 18, at 6:30 p.m. “Desolation” is rated PG-13 and has a

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Shelter Pet – January 17, 2018

Shelter Pet – January 17, 2018 This week’s pet for adoption is around a year old, approximately 30-to-35 pounds. “He acts like a gun-shy dog does, flinching at the smallest sudden noise, therefore he is very timid,” wrote Shelley with the Partners for Pets. “We think he is a Lemon Beagle or small Yellow Lab

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Community Calendar – January 17, 2018

Community Calendar – January 17, 2018 ACTIVITIES Wednesday, January 17 Recycling truck, behind Farm Bureau, 7:30 a.m. – noon. Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings at Okawville Senior Center, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Thursday, January 18 Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. “The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug” showing, The

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