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Upcoming Varsity Sports Action – December 7, 2016

Upcoming Varsity Sports Action December 8: Girls Basketball @ Herrin 7:45 p.m. December 9: Boys Basketball @ Anna-Jonesboro 7:45 p.m. December 10: Girls Basketball vs. Benton 2:30 p.m. Boys Basketball vs. Waterloo Gibault 7:45 p.m. December 13: Girls Basketball vs. Carterville 7:45 p.m.

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NCHS Girls Basketball Schedule Change

The time Girls Basketball game on Saturday afternoon against Benton, has been changed. The game, orginally scheduled for 1:00 p.m., will now follow the JV game. The JV game is now scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. The change is due ACT testing.

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Trinity-St. John Lutheran School Christmas Concert

Please join us on Friday, December 9 for an afternoon performance at 1:30 p.m. or an evening performance at 7:00 p.m. in the school gymnasium, at 680 W. Walnut as the children Pre-K (age 4) through 8th grade students present “Gather Around the Christmas Tree” by Jean Schoenemann. Come to hear the children sing many

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Zion United Church Of Christ Of Hoyleton Focus Group Meets At DuBois Center

Members of Zion United Church of Christ in Hoyleton met this past Sunday at DuBois Center in the Oak Lodge.   After a delicious lunch the group brainstormed to begin a long range planning process for the church.  Pastor Bill Causer led the discussion encouraging members to consider characteristics of the church drawing them into active

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October Unemployment Rate Falls For County From 2015 To 2016

Thirteen of (14) Illinois’ metropolitan (metro) areas experienced decreases in their over-the-year unemployment rates and eight of the metro areas had increases in nonfarm jobs, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES). In Washington County, the unemployment rate fell, going from

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AgeSmart Seeking Washington County Board Members

AgeSmart is a nonprofit organization and is the Area Agency on Aging for Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, St. Clair, Randolph and Washington Counties, and is currently seeking representation on its board of directors from Washington county. AgeSmart provides over 20 different services for older adults in the community to help them age in place. Along

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Friends Of The Library Activities For December

The Friends of the Library met at the library for their monthly meeting on Saturday, November 19, 2016 with nine members present. The FOL will be showing the following movies during December: “Memphis Belle”, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 p.m.; “The Bishop’s Wife”, on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m.; “How the Grinch Stole

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Oakdale Christmas Lighting Contest Set For December 15

The annual Oakdale Christmas Lighting contest will be held on the evening of the school’s Christmas concert, Thursday, December 15. The contest judging will begin after 6:00pm. Cash prizes of $100, $75, $50, $35, and $25 will be awarded for the top five decorated homes. Judging will be done by non-local, impartial judges. Winners will

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Christmas In The Village

The annual “Country Christmas Stroll and House Tours” presented by the Okawville, Illinois, Chamber of Commerce and the Heritage House Museum Association will take place on Saturday and Sunday, December 3th and 4th. The house tours begin at noon both days and go till 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. 4 resident

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Christmas Card Entries Due Dec. 5

Washington County Hospital’s Annual Christmas Card Contest entries are due by Dec. 5 at 4 pm to the hospital. The contest is open to third and fourth grade students from Washington County. Participants are asked to use an 8 ½ x 11 drawing paper sheet and include their name, grade, school and teacher on the

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