2017 Relay For Life: More People Living With It Than Dying From It

By Rebecca Ruehl     I posted this question on Facebook a week or so ago.  “Friends. I need your help. If you or a family member is a cancer survivor, would you type their names in the comments section. It’s for a Relay article. And yes, I can use “first name last initial” for anonymity.”

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Piechoinski Sentenced To Jail

Michael J. Piechoinski, 46.     Michael J. Piechoinski, 46, was sentenced to 30 months incarceration with the Illinois Department of Corrections on June 1, 2017 in Washington County Court. The original charge against Piechoinski was case 2016-CF-106, Criminal Damage to Property $300-$10,000, a Class 4 Felony which he pled guilty to on October 13, 2016

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Washington County Hospital Hosts Spring Health Fair

    WCH Nurse Deb Holle takes a finger stick to test blood glucose at the Washington County Hospital spring health fair, held on Wednesday, May 10, all through the hospital. There were free tests like the one Holle was performing available, along with plenty of vendors present, and a selection of blood tests available as

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Let’s Read – June 7, 2017

By Mary Barrett Sewn With Joy (The Pinecraft Pie Shop Series #3) By Tricia Goyer and Sherry Gore Published by Harvest House Publishers, 990 Owen Loop North, Eugene, Oregon 97402 352 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7369-6134-9     Lovina’s bakery shop becomes so popular that Joy starts creating much-in-demand souvenirs. When the television crew hires her

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Washington County Hospital Honors Women’s Auxiliary

            Washington County Hospital Women’s Auxiliary members.     Washington County Hospital and Medical Group hosted an annual luncheon that honored the WCH Women’s Auxiliary members for their dedication and service to the hospital.     Thirty-six members were present for the luncheon.     Nancy Newby, CEO presented each member with a small gift. WCH

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Hats Off! – To Mothers, Daughters, And Friends

        “Hats Off!—to Mothers, Daughters, and Friends” was the theme for the evening at Trinity, Hoyleton, as we honored these important people that make our lives better.  Activities for the early May gathering of the Ladies Aid/LWML included a salad bar supper, a devotional program entitled “Keeping a Childlike Faith”, and games and prizes. 

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Presentation About Hosting Exchange Students To Be Held At St. Paul UCC

Bonnie resident and PAX Community Coordinator, Rhonda Ruettiger, will present an informational presentation titled “Share Your America” on June 14, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 330 North Burhman, Nashville. All Nashville residents are invited to attend this presentation to learn about an academic exchange program that places high school students from one of

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Faith Perspectives – May 31, 2017

By Rev. Beverly Kahle St. Paul UCC – Nashville     Terrorist act follows terrorist act. Prices of all the essentials seem to just keep rising, Pay checks seem to dwindle. Crime is on the rise. The government is in an uproar. Could it be another year without a state budget? These things affect not just

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Dorothy Fern Russell

Dorothy Fern Russell, 91, of Richview, formerly of Irvington, peacefully passed away at 3:25 P.M. on Monday, June 5, 2017 at Washington County Hospital Extended Care in Nashville, with her family by her side. She was born on November 13, 1925 in Washington County, the daughter of the late Jack and Ruth M. (Smith) Newcomb.

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