Community Calendar

A Great Place For A Good Book – Sierra’s Little Library And New Children’s Section Unveiled At Nashville Public Library

By Alex Haglund     Friday, May 5, was the official unveiling celebration for the newly remodeled children’s section at the Nashville Public Library, “Sierra’s Little Ray Of Sunshine,” named for Sierra Wilder, whose name, BELOW, is embroidered on “the stump”, a cozy reading nook being used by Johnathan Bronke, ABOVE. More than just a quiet

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Fishing Derby Winners and Some Confusion

    ABOVE, the photo of the two girls who were not initially recognized as the winners of the fishing derby held on Sunday, May 7, Kylie Davis, 12, LEFT, who caught a 22 1/2″ catfish, and Hailey Kolweier, 10, RIGHT, who caught an 8 1/4″ bluegill. The winners trophies were presented to Mr. Szopinski and

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Fire Department Puts Out Smoking Car At Kroger Lot

  By Alex Haglund The Nashville Fire Protection District and other area emergency personnel responded to the Nashville Kroger parking lot for a car fire at approximately 10 a.m. Thursday, May 11. While the flames were extinguished before the firetruck arrived (other firefighters had already been at the scene), bystanders watched as steam billowed out

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NCHS Counselor’s Report – May 10, 2017

Nashville Community High School Phone: (618) 327.8286 Fax: (618) 327.4513 Web Address: Nashville-k12.org Tesha Maschhoff X250; Becky Luessenheide X381; Susan Boosinger X251 Boys State: Any boy who is finishing his junior year and is interested in attending Boys State should sign up in the Counseling Office.  At Boys State, students experience “learn by doing” training

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Relay For Life 2017: Keep The Money Local

By Rebecca Ruehl     The Washington County Relay for Life is slated for Saturday, June 24 at the Okawville Community Center. Please visit www.relayforlife.org to register or to join a team. Our family has had a team since the first year of Relay (1998.) Our daughter was a new survivor and it was an easy

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Prayer Service May 4, On Courthouse Lawn

The  Ministerial Alliance of Washington County is leading a time of prayer at noon, 12 p.m., on the National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 4, on the lawn in front of old Court House, rain or shine. Rev. John Campbell will be leading in this time of prayer. All are invited to come and join

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County Unemployment At Just 3.1% In March, Down From 4.2% Previous Year

Workforce conditions improved in March 2017 throughout South Central Illinois compared to one year ago. All eighteen counties reported a decline in unemployment. The data is not seasonally adjusted. Washington County, which has some of the lowest unemployment in the state, saw a 1.1% decrease between March of 2016 and March of 2017, down from

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Washington County Tentative Multiplier Announced

Washington County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 0.9726, according to Constance Beard, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue. The property assessment equalization factor, often called the “multiplier”, is the method used to achieve uniform property assessments among counties, as required by law.  This equalization is particularly important because some

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“A Whole New World” For Prom-Bound Students

Nashville Community High School will hold its Junior/Senior Prom on Saturday, May 6, at the Nashville Community Center. This year’s theme is titled “A Whole New World” and features an Arabian décor. The public is invited to view the decorations on Saturday, May 6 from 6-7pm.

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