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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month At Washington County Hospital

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month At Washington County Hospital This October, Washington County Hospital (WCH) is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.

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Community Calendar – October 18, 2017

Community Calendar – October 18, 2017 ACTIVITIES Thursday, October 19 Farmer’s Marker, Around the Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 20 Optimist Club Chili Cookoff, NCHS Playing Field Parking Lot, 5 p.m. Saturday, October 21 Masquerade Dance & Auction, KC Hall, DuBois, 7 p.m. Mascoutah Fall Fest, Main

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October NARFE Chapter #688 Meeting Monday

October NARFE Chapter #688 Meeting Monday The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter #688 will meet at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Mt. Vernon, Illinois on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11 a.m. The speaker will be Sid Milliner on the mysteries of Illinois. All Federal Employees are invited to our meeting whether you are a

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Sheriff’s Report – October 11, 2017

Sheriff’s Report – October 11, 2017 October 9 Nashville, Hoyleton, Ashley Fire Departments, Washington County EMS, and a Washington County Deputy were dispatched to Beaucoup, IL for a report of a structure on fire. No one was injured in the fire. A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a residence in Irvington, IL for a

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Police Report – October 11, 2017

Police Report – October 11, 2017 October 2 The Nashville Police Department Responded to the 600 block of W. Walnut St. for an assault. Officers responded to St. Rt. 127 at Richview Rd. for debris in the roadway. Police responded to the 100 block of W. Alton St. for a 911 hang-up call. Officers responded

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Very Busy October At Nashville Public Library

Very Busy October At Nashville Public Library At the October 5 Nashville City Council meeting, council member Dennis Kellerman told the rest of the council, “there are 14 events and activities for the month,” at the Nashville Public Library, “so October is very busy.” These events include two Ghostbusters movie nights, where the 1984 film

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Free WIOA Program Offered Through Mers Goodwill

Free WIOA Program Offered Through Mers Goodwill What is the WIOA program? It stands for Workforce Innovative Opportunity Act. In Washington county funds are available to assist youth from 16 to 24 years of age who have dropped out or graduated from high school, pregnant or parenting, unemployed or under- employed, who had an IEP

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Community Calendar – October 11, 2017

Community Calendar – October 11, 2017 ACTIVITIES Thursday, October 12 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 14 Recycling Truck, Compost Site, North Washington Road, Nashville 7:30 a.m. – noon. Sunday, October 15 Quilt and Cash Bingo, DuBois K of C, Doors, 11 a.m., starts

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Optimist Club Chili Cookoff Set For October 20

Optimist Club Chili Cookoff Set For October 20 There’s a nip in the air, the leaves are changing color and what’s that? It’s must be time for the Nashville Optimist Club’s annual chili cookoff. The cookoff will be at the NCHS playing fields parking lot, just prior to the Hornets football game against West Frankfort.

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Historical Society To Host Haunted Depot For Halloween

Historical Society To Host Haunted Depot For Halloween The Washington County Historical Society invites the public, grownups and children both, to their Haunted Depot (at Nashville’s Historic L&N Depot) on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 from 6 to 10 p.m. There will be lots of frights and scares there, so if you’re brave

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