Sheriff’s Report – May 24, 2017

May 21 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to State Route 153 near Honeysuckle Road for a report of a traffic accident. Gwendolyn I. Keck, 53 of Coulterville, was driving a 2016 Ford when she struck the back of a 1996 Ford pickup driven by Kenneth P. Mumper, 53 of Coulterville. No injuries were reported.

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Karmeier Portrait Unveiled At Supreme Court Building

    FROM LEFT, Chief Justice Karmeier, portrait artist Greg McNair, Emily Schnitker, Mary Karmeier, Karianne Schnitker. An oil portrait of Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier was unveiled on Tuesday, May 16, at the historic Illinois Supreme Court building in Springfield. The painting hangs in the second floor hallway with the portraits of

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Community Calendar – May 24, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, May 25 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Friday, May 26 Maifest at Nashville Memorial Park– softball tournament 7-11 p.m., Jr. Baseball Tournament, 6-10 p.m.; Live Music 8-11:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m., close of business, deadline for the May 31 edition of The Nashville News Saturday, May 27 Maifest at Nashville Memorial Park–

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Letter: May Is Myositis Awareness Month

Dear Editor, I live in Nashville and have a chronic disease known as myositis. The disease affects relatively few Americans (50,000 – 75,000), but for  those who have the disease it can be very debilitating.  While I am one of the unlucky few to have this disease, there are probably others in our community who

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This Week’s Pets For Adoption – May 24, 2017

“Thelma and Louise”     “We have more,” Dolly with the Washington County Partners for Pets when she emailed us these photos, adding, “these little guys want out of the cage sooooo bad. They love for you to pick them up and pet them. We also have a young female stripe cat. She is very friendly

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2017 Relay For Life: Drink The Lemonade

By Rebecca Ruehl     I’ve been involved with Relay for Life since 1998, the year after our daughter was diagnosed with cancer. Through the years, I’ve seen lots of fundraisers. Raffles and bake sales and BBQ’s and silent auctions and shirts and flipflops and letter writing. Some have been successful. Others? Not so much.  When

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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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Faith Perspectives – May 24, 2017

By Rev. John Campbell, United Presbyterian Church, Oakdale     Last month we celebrated Jesus’ resurrection from the grave. We joined our voices singing and saying our praises to God along with those early disciples in rejoicing in what God has done. Now we have moved back to the routine, yet this week there is a

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